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  • East Hartford Fire Switching To iPad-Based Communications Program

    East Hartford Fire Switching To iPad-Based Communications Program
    EAST HARTFORD — Seconds before emergency operators dispatched firefighters to a serious car accident on High Street in July, Deputy Chief Christopher Tardif had all the information he needed at his fingertips. "See, we just heard [the operator] say...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Disney's The Jungle Book Kids Takes To The NCTC Stage

    Rounding out the Newington Children's Theatre Company's 2014 Summer Theatre Arts Program is the classic Disney's The Jungle Book Kids, Aug. 8-10. Specially adapted from the classic film, the jungle is jumpin' with jazz, including all your favorite...
  • Affidavit: Newington Town Employee Admitted Taking Cans Of Paint

    NEWINGTON — Former town facilities manager Robert Korpak reportedly admitted taking four gallons of town-owned paint and discussing a possible overbilling scheme with an electrical contractor, according to an arrest affidavit. Korpak, 60, of...
  • Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

    Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary
    NEWINGTON — Hiram Percy Maxim, a Hartford businessman and early ham radio enthusiast, was frustrated. In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield. So he sent the message to a radio...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any

    Jeff Jacobs: Local Fans As Intense As Any
    Draped in a German flag, shouting at the large-screen television in his native tongue, Steven Koegler was a portrait of unrestrained joy. Slumped in a corner table, still trying to make sense of it all an hour after the World Cup final had ended, Hector...
  • Business Group Rallies Against Proposed Ban On Temporary Signs In Newington

    Business Group Rallies Against Proposed Ban On Temporary Signs In Newington
    NEWINGTON — The chamber of commerce is concerned about a proposed zoning amendment prohibiting temporary signs in all business districts except downtown. Chamber President Theresa Gogluicci said Thursday that the business group is worried about...
  • Farmington Red Cross Needs Donors

    FARMINGTON — The American Red Cross needs blood, badly. Over the past 11 weeks in Connecticut, blood donations to the Red Cross are down about 8.5 percent, said Steve Mavica, a communications manager for the American Red Cross. That equates to...
  • New Principal At Elizabeth Green Elementary School In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- Elizabeth Green Elementary School has a new leader. James Marciano took over Tuesday as the new principal at the pre-kindergarten-to-fourth-grade school, according to Superintendent of Schools William C. Collins. "We're excited to have...
  • Newington Camp Counselor Charged With Choking Camper

    Newington Camp Counselor Charged With Choking Camper
    NEWINGTON — A camp counselor at a town-run camp has been fired and charged by police after he allegedly placing his hands around the throat of an 8-year-old camper, police said. Another staff member witnessed the incident on Monday, went to the aid...
  • McDonald's Sues To Lower Newington Tax Assessment

    NEWINGTON — McDonald's isn't loving its tax assessment. The fast food giant sued the town late last month to lower the assessment on its restaurant at 2355 Berlin Turnpike. The action called the current value "grossly excessive, disproportionate...
  • "The Wizard Of Oz" Celebrated Friday At Library In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- The Lucy Robbins Welles Library will transform itself into the Emerald City Friday evening. The library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with multiple screenings of the classic movie, costumes and snacks from 1939,...