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  1. Simsbury Swimmers and Divers Celebrate Successful SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... could have gone either way for the team and came down to the last events. "We had tough meets against Berlin, Newington, Rocky Hill, and Farmington" said head coach Scott Chambers, reflecting on a third-straight winning season. "Some events that ...

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  2. 15K Race to be Held on CTfastrak BuswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC Connecticut

    CTfastrak is giving runners the chance to race on the brand new busway during an upcoming 15K road race in May. The race will get underway May 3 at the New Britain bus station. The busway, along with roads in Newington, West Hartford and Hartford, will be closed on race day to accommodate runners.

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  3. HealthBridge Selling 7 Homes To Florida NonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    HealthBridge Mgmt exits all but 1 of its CT homes; court battles because of treatment of SEIU members drag on Years after a lengthy strike that caused HealthBridge Management to lose more than $15 million, the New Jersey-based company is selling all of its unionized homes in Connecticut and two other nursing homes it owns in the state. HealthBridge, which owns five unionized homes and three non-union homes from Newington to Stamford, will sell seven of the buildings to Eagle Lake Foundation, a nonprofit group.

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  4. Bus-only corridor to open after 18 years of study and debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    ... Redeker said. Private investment for building housing near bus route stops and an industrial site cleanup in Newington have already begun, he said. Steven Schiller, a planner for the city of New Britain, said inquiries have already been made about ...

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  5. Newington Council Discusses Dedicating Area Of Road To Former Officer, Fire Chair, VolunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hartford Courant

    ... longtime friend Kenneth O'Brien told the council this week. "Bob was a giver." A Hartford native, Seiler moved to Newington in 1963. He joined the Newington Volunteer Fire Department in 1967. At his death, he was chairman of the fire commission. ...

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  6. School Bus Vs. Car Accident Cleared In NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CTNow.com

    The collision happened about 9:15 a.m. in the area of the McDonalds restaurant at 2375 Berlin Turnpike. No one was injured.

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  7. Newington Superintendent Warns Of Possible Teacher LayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Schools Superintendent William C. Collins told a somber board of education Wednesday that the district will likely have to lay off 10 employees to stay within the budget mandated by the town. "I've run out of creative ways for reducing any further," Collins said.

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  8. Newington Residents Protest Councilman's Support Of Transit BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    ... in favor of [the bill]?" Wayne Alexander said. Borjeson responded that he was not representing the town of Newington when he spoke in favor of the bill. Instead, he said, he testified in his capacity as a member of the Capital Region Council of ...

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  9. Rejecting Affordable Housing Speeds Connecticut's DeclineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    ... instances of local opposition to the development of affordable housing projects arose in Fairfield, Milford, Newington and other suburban communities, where officials cited similarly specious concerns. But the struggle over the future of the ...

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  10. Newington Library, Schools Get Relief From Budget AdjustmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The town council has made budget adjustments that would save Sunday hours at the library and provide some relief for the schools, but left education officials still searching for more places to cut more than $1 million. Anna Eddy, president of the library board of trustees, had warned the council at its last meeting that proposed spending cuts would force the library to close on Sundays.

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  11. Newington To Ask Residents What They Want In New Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The town has scheduled a public forum March 31 to seek comment from residents about what qualities they want in a new police chief. The event will be 1 p.m. in conference room L-101 at town hall.

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  12. Jewelry Sales at Rossi Studios in Torrington and Design Forum In FarmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    ... 860-951-3145 or http://www.DesignSourceCT.com. >> The Sisterhood of Temple Sinai, 41 West Hartford Road, in Newington, will hold its spring rummage sale on Sunday, March 29 from noon to 3 p.m., (admission is 50 cents), and Monday, March 30, from 10 ...

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  13. Easter Egg Hunts, Bunny Photo Opps For All AgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | CTNow.com

    From Newington to New London, from now through Easter , kids of all ages can hunt for eggs filled with candy and apples. >> Grab your dog and Easter basket and head to Riverfront Park In Glastonbury on Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. to hunt for more than 6,000 eggs.

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  14. Newington Girls Collect Stuffed Bunnies For ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    In the home of twins Julianna and Elaina Vass, stuffed Easter bunnies spill from boxes and bags, threatening to inundate the area around the fireplace. But the plush rabbit toys aren't for the girls, who are 16-year-old sophomores at Newington High School.

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  15. Shortsighted To Block Transit Area DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Hartford Courant

    A moratorium on "high-density" development near Newington's CTfastrak stations [Feb. 27, news, "Newington Zoning Board Nixes Proposal For High-Density Housing"] illustrates the zoning commission's misconceptions about transit and development. CTfastrak was never intended to be a park-and-ride service.

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  16. Eversource Notifies Essex Community of 2015 Tree TrimmingRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    ... a state road, contact the state Department of Transportation (DOT), Commissioner's Office, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06131 If a property owner does not wish to grant approval for the proposed tree work, he/she should follow the procedures ...

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  17. Newington Library Officials Look To Close Sundays In Wake Of Budget CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Hartford Courant

    A proposed reduction to the Lucy Robbins Welles Library budget would force it to stop opening Sundays, officials warned the town council Wednesday. "Cutting Sunday hours will perhaps save a few dollars, but does a disservice to the patrons," said board of trustees President Anna Eddy, who made an impassioned plea for more money.

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  18. Adopt Your Lucky Charm! Connecticut Humane Society Adoption PromotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Patch.com

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Connecticut Humane Society 701 Russell Road, Newington CT 06111 March 17, 2015 Contact: Alicia Wright, Public Relations Director O: 860.594.4502 x6309, C: 860-287-3460 awright@cthumane.org WHAT: The Connecticut Humane Society is having an adoption promotion on all adult pets now through Sunday, March 22. All pets over 1 year old will be available at a discount of $44 off the regular adoption fee. Those pets whose adoption fee is less than $44 will be free to a good home.

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  19. Local Officials Say Bill Would Preclude Local Control Near Transit StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Hartford Courant

    ... But the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, the City of New Haven, Republicans on the town council in Newington (home to two CTfastrak stations), and others worry that the legislation as now written would undermine local zoning and ...

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  20. ICYMI: Public Info Meeting Monday on Replacement of Old Kings Hwy Bridge Over I-95Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Patch.com

    ... project. More detailed information is available at the Department's Office of Engineering, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut, during office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays. Anyone wishing to review ...

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