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  1. Newington man charged with stealing unemployment compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTNH

    A Newington man is facing charges for illegally collecting almost $5000 in unemployment compensation. Christopher Commins, 28, is charged with Larceny in the First Degree.

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  2. Hartford Names Finalists For Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Beth Manke, a sixth-grade reading teacher at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy; Classical Magnet School eighth-grade social studies teacher Lynn Roach; and Leah Tarnowicz, a middle school English teacher at M.L. King School, were picked from a field of 42 candidates, the district said Friday. A committee that includes past teachers of the year, school administrators and a teachers' union representative chose the finalists and will decide on a winner that will be announced May 21. Manke, a Newington native who sits on that town's parks and recreation board, has a background in special education and teaches students with special needs over the summer, according to the district.

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  3. Newington Moves Forward To Add Electric Car Charging StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... town center. "For me, this is like a pilot," Democratic Councilman James Marocchini said. "I would be proud for Newington to pioneer this. I have a feeling that we're going to see a lot more of these down the road." The grant, if approved, would ...

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  4. Newington woman sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WTNH

    A Newington woman has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for her part in a mortgage fraud conspiracy. Malgorzata "Margaret" Karas-Golka, 46, played a part in fraudulently buying almost 50 houses in Hartford, New Haven, and Middlesex counties.

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  5. Newington Woman Sentenced In Mortgage SchemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CTNow.com

    A Newington woman accused in a mortgage fraud conspiracy was sentenced on Thursday to 21/2 years in prison and five years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Malgorzata Karas-Golka, 46, also was ordered to pay $166,500 in restitution.

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  6. Residents, Officials Oppose Eversource Closing In SimsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    ... its Simsbury location, along with a maintenance center in Glastonbury, a work center in Waterbury and an office in Newington. The 69 employees at the Simsbury work center will be transferred to Cheshire, Hartford or Torrington, the company said in ...

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  7. 'Camelot' Makes Room For Two Local Child ActorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CTNow.com

    Fifth grader Ian Rothauser of Newington and fourth grader Patrick Jensen of West Hartford are sharing the part of Tom of Warwick in the Bushnell production of Camelot, and are having one grand time doing it. "It's very exciting because it's the first time I've been on a stage this big," said Jensen, who attends Aiken Elementary School in West Hartford and has appeared in several community theater performances including "Les Miserables" and "The Music Man."

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  8. Newington School Board Trims Budget By $1 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    The school board has cut nearly $1 million from its 2015-16 budget, eliminating seven to eight vacant positions, freezing administrator salaries and making other reductions. No one will lose their jobs, school officials emphasized.

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  9. Residents, Officials Speak Out Against Closure Of Eversource Simsbury LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    ... its Simsbury location, along with a maintenance center in Glastonbury, a work center in Waterbury and an office in Newington. The 69 employees at the Simsbury work center will be transferred to Cheshire, Hartford or Torrington, the company said in ...

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  10. Meriden Police Issue Second-Highest Ratio of Tickets in StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    ... in areas. Meriden was specifically mentioned in the report along with a cohort that included New Haven, Newington, Norwich and Windsor. The towns exceeded threshold levels in three of four benchmarks and six of the 12 possible measures. Authors ...

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  11. Strong wind, heavy rain leave thousands without powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WTNH

    ... (formerly CL&P) is reporting over 4,700 power outages. About 900 customers are without power in Andover and Newington, the lights are out for approximately 400 in Haddam, and around 300 have no electricity in Southington, Canterbury, and Mansfield. ...

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  12. Newington Council Approves Budget With Tax IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The town council approved on a party line vote a $113.5 million budget Tuesday -- a 3.2 percent increase over this year. The two Republican councilmen present -- Minority Leader David Nagel and Beth DelBuono -- voted no even though they had cast earlier votes to increase the school board, library and fire department budgets.

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  13. Farmington Police Arrest Four on Operating Under Influence ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    Roxanne Mulvey, 44 of East Hartford was arrested April 20 and charged with operating under the influence, possession of less than half an ounce of a cannabis-type substance, failure to keep narcotic in original container, possession of drug paraphernalia and failure to drive in the proper lane. Brian Hite, 50, of South Haven, MI was arrested and charged with first and second-degree failure to appear along with criminal violation of a protective order Brandon Manuele, 21, of Newington was arrested April 19 and charged with second-degree breach of peace and reckless driving after a domestic disturbance, police said.

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  14. Preliminary plans unveiled for Remington Woods siteRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... uld be sent by mail to Mark W. Alexander , of the DOT's Bureau of Policy and Planning , at 2800 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, by fax to 860-594-3028 or by email to dot.environmentalplanning@ct.gov. 1 comment

  15. Joseph Essenyi Jr., 84, Lifelong Norwalk Resident, Korean War VeteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Norwalk Daily Voice

    ... ears. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society , 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111, or PAWS , 504 Main Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851.

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  16. Parents Mobilize Against Cuts To Day Programs, High Overtime For Institutional WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The Hartford Courant

    ... earlier this month, a group of four parents detailed similar patterns at the state's regional centers in Meriden. Newington, Stratford, Norwalk and Torrington. For example, seven direct-care care workers at the Newington center, whose base salary is ...

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  17. Hartford Police Arrest Suspect In Gas Station RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | CTNow.com

    A Newington man has been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of a South End gas station last month, city police said Saturday. Ryan Sims, 36, a suspect in the March 25 robbery of the Valero station at 867 Wethersfield Ave., was arrested by detectives Friday after he appeared at Hartford Superior Court in an unrelated case, Lt.

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  18. GHAC's new CEO, Hartford arts non-profits and the stimulus packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... and philanthropic pursuits have focused greatly on the arts, including work with the GHAC, Hartford Stage and the Newington Children's Theatre. GHAC has helped to contribute $54 million to over 150 arts and heritage NPOs in the area over the past 37 ...

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  19. CT non-profit spotlight: CT Humane SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2009 | Examiner.com

    ... to spend money on spoiling my dog, not just adopting her!). They are located in three locations across the state--Newington (also their main office), Westport, and Waterford, which also houses an animal sanctuary. There are also occasional cat ...

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  20. Weekend suppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... Butter, Cherry Chocolate Cake and Beverages. Adults $8 / Children under 10 yo $5 - 659-2861 for more information. NEWINGTON - Newington Town church supper, April 18, at the Newington Town Hall, 205 Nimble Hill Rd., from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Adults ...

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