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  • Former Hebron Superintendent arrested, suspended

    Eleanor Cruz, the former Superintendent of Hebron Public Schools, was notified that a warrant had been issued for her arrest and turned herself in at the Colchester State Police barracks on Aug. 7. Cruz, 63, left Hebron in December of 2012 to accept a...
  • Backus Hospital opens Family Health Center in Norwichtown Commons

    Backus Hospital has opened the Backus Hospital Family Health Center in the Norwichtown Commons, offering primary care services and soon-to-be-added seven-day-a-week urgent care services On July 16, Kathleen Bonin, APRN, formerly with the practice of...
  • Plymouth Superintendent Suspended After Arrest On Hebron Theft Allegations

    Plymouth Superintendent Suspended After Arrest On Hebron Theft Allegations
    The superintendent of Plymouth schools was suspended with pay on Thursday after she was charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly misappropriating school district money in Hebron, where she previously worked as superintendent. Eleanor Cruz, 63,...
  • Schools prepare to deal with bullying, peer pressure

    The school year is gearing up to start at the end of August for most local schools. Children are excited to go back and see friends, but this feeling may turn into anxiety for a student who is the victim of peer pressure. There is usually a so-called...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Colchester Students Perform At Wesleyan University

    On July 17, nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. Students Rose Andrejczyk, Caitlin Shea, Hailey Groene, Eliza Crook, Andrew Smith, Augustin Michaud,...
  • Pantry volunteers needed

    COLCHESTER- United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, in partnership with Colchester Social Services, recently launched a monthly distribution of the organization's mobile food pantry to serve those struggling with hunger and food insecurity. The...
  • CT Politicians, Indian Tribes Escalate Fight Over Recognition Rule

    Washington – The Bureau of Indian Affairs has done Gov. Dannel Malloy and the rest of Connecticut's government officials a huge favor by postponing the implementation of a regulation that could bring more tribal gaming to the state. But the...
  • Democratic Incumbents Facing Primary Challenges

    HARTFORD – Political incumbents are traditionally well-loved in their hometowns, but sometimes that is not the case for all. Next week, eight Democratic incumbents in the state legislature are facing challenges for their seats in the August 12...
  • Hikers learn about Colchester's history in Ponemah Cemetery

    As is true of many New England towns, Colchester's history was rediscovered by later generations walking in its cemeteries that date back to when colonies were incorporated. The Colchester Land Trust sponsored a "Discover Colchester" walk on Sunday, Aug....
  • Pop rock energizes season's last Concert on the Green

    The band Reverse Order – which made it to semi-finals on "America's Got Talent" and was nominated for a Grammy - performed on the Colchester Town Green on July 31, to wrap up a summer season of concerts. Kids danced in the grass on a beautiful...
  • Preschool spots available

    COLCHESTER- The Collaborative for Colchester's Children (C3) is offering NAEYC accredited, affordable, quality preschool in Colchester through its School Readiness Program. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible as there are a limited number...