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  • 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,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cedar Mountain Commons Resident Wins Baking Challenge

    A second resident-staff baking challenge, "Battle of the Bars," was held July 24 at Cedar Mountain Commons, 3 John H. Stewart Drive, Newington. This friendly competition was organized following the success of "Brownie Wars" that was held in May. Numerous...
  • All-Courant Girls Tennis

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls tennis team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM SINGLES Riya Abraham, Newington, Sr. Meredith Aird, Old Lyme, Jr. Alexandra Barmore, Southington, Jr. Casey Burns,...
  • All-Courant Boys Volleyball

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys volleyball team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: THE ALL-COURANT TEAM HITTERS Jordan Aprea, Newington, Jr. Igor Biahliak, Rockville, Jr. Gilberto Figueroa, East Hartford, Jr. Calvin...
  • All-Courant Girls Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIES Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr. Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. DEFENSE Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Save Mill Pond Park

    I have lived in Newington since 1963 and have seen a lot of changes, some good, some not so good. The most recent not-so-good proposed change is to build a new Mortensen Community Center on the current soccer fields in Mill Pond Park, which are used by...
  • Newington Teen Asks Joe Biden To The Prom; VP Sends Her A Corsage

    Newington Teen Asks Joe Biden To The Prom; VP Sends Her A Corsage
    NEWINGTON — When Talia Maselli envisioned her perfect prom date, one man immediately sprang to mind: Vice President Joe Biden. “Joe Biden makes me laugh,” the Maselli said. “He just cracks me up.” So she mailed Biden a...