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Newington, Connecticut is located in Hartford County. Zip codes in Newington, CT include 06111, and 06131. The median home price in Newington is $214,900 which is roughly $147/per square foot. More Newington information.

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Friday Jul 18 | The Hartford Courant

Ham Radio Crucial In Disasters, FEMA Chief Says

Even in the age of smart phones and iPads, ham radio is indispensable in a disaster, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says.

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Friday Jul 18 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

Town Hall Building Committee Addresses Public...

A June 24 public hearing regarding a proposal to renovate the existing town hall building and construct a new Mortensen Community Center on the Willard Avenue side of Mill Pond Park to the tune of over $30.3 million drew a crowd, as well as questions pertaining to environmental and cost concerns.

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Friday Jul 18 | The Hartford Courant

Newington Police Find Heroin, Marijuana During Traffic Stop

A Meriden man was charged Wednesday night when officers found heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs along with a loaded gun in car after a traffic stop, police said.

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Friday Jul 18 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

Study Outlines Newington Junction Development Potential

A half-mile radius within the area known as Newington Junction is ripe for commercial, industrial and, if the town decides there is a need, housing development, but nothing is set in stone yet, according to a study released by the Capitol Region Council of Governments, in partnership with the town of Newington.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Newington Police 'Ticket' Children For Good Deeds

Newington is participating in 7-Eleven 's Operation Chill program in which officers "ticket" youngsters caught doing good things, such as helping others, wearing bike helmets or fighting bullying.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Newington Schools Ready New Website

"We kind of streamlined everything," Superintendent William C. Collins said. "We made sure that everything is talking to everything.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Newington's 'Extravaganza' Set For Saturday

The daylong festival in Mill Pond Park will include a carnival, a beer garden, food vendors, musical performances and fireworks.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Hartford Courant

After Employer Goes Under, Two Managers Launch Firm That Helps School Teams Raise Money

James Thomson and Don Crouch abruptly found themselves out of work in March 2009, when the national school fundraising company that paid them went out of business.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rita Golden Retires After 47 Years Of Work And Volunteering At Newington VA

A brick in the building: That's how Assistant Director of Volunteer Services Joe Canzanella at the Newington Veterans Affairs Hospital describes super-volunteer Rita Golden.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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ARRL Teachers Institute: Controlling a Robot from Orbit

This week, as part of the Teachers Institute hosted at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, teachers were shown a number of ways to use Amateur Radio to captivate students and spark their interests in technology.

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The Hartford Courant

Newington's American Radio Relay League Marks 100th Anniversary

In January 1914, Maxim tried unsuccessfully to transmit a radio message from Hartford to Springfield.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Newington Community Center Plan Debated Again

Plans for a new community center in Mill Pond Park continued to stoke controversy at Tuesday's town council meeting, with Democrats defending the proposal and some residents reiterating their objections.

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The Hartford Courant

Newington Officials Move Forward Will Plan To Cleanup National Welding Site

Demolition and cleanup of the long derelict National Welding factory complex could begin as soon as next month, Economic Development Director Andy Brecher said Tuesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Costco To Make Pitch For New Britain Tax Breaks

Costco representatives are expected to tell the city council Wednesday night why the company is asking for $2.1 million in tax breaks for the warehouse store it plans to build at the Stanley Golf Course.

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Blumenthal asks VA for explanation of even more vets on health care waiting lists

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., called today for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Acting Secretary, Sloan Gibson, to explain why new data shows the number of veterans who had to wait more than 30 days for an appointment, nearly tripling in June, compared to May. As evidence of secret waiting lists that delayed veterans' medical ... (more)

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Woman Charged In Thief While Cleaning Man's Home

A Middletown woman is accused of stealing $1,750 in cash while cleaning a man's Goodale Drive home, according to a police report.

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The Hartford Courant

Newington Announces DUI Patrols

The patrols will focus on apprehending impaired drivers town-wide from July 4 to 6, according to a press release issued by the local police.

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40th Annual Connecticut River Raft Race - Aug. 2

During the winter of 1974 a group of shoreline friends met up one evening to discuss the idea of starting a new local event, to be run in the summertime and ultimately benefit local charities.

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OP-ED | Invest to Connect for Economic Opportunity

Some 15 years ago urbanist Michael Gallis penned a report that warned Western New England that it was in danger of becoming a "cul de sac" with limited transportation access and a dimmed economic future.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Teens To Help Adults With Tech Questions In Newington

Welcome to Tech Troubleshooting with Teens. Once a month, tech savvy teenagers volunteer at the library to help their computer-challenged elders navigate iPads, iPhones and other electronic devices, library Assistant Director Karen Benner said.

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