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  1. Newington Zoning Board Says Sorry, But Church Sign Not AllowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Zoning commission members apologized to a local church Wednesday, saying the church had received incorrect information from a town official that caused it to submit an unacceptable sign design. At issue was a request by The Gospel Hall to erect an electronic sign on its property at 345 Cedar St. Former Zoning Enforcement Officer Arthur Hanke last year advised sign designer Lawrin Rosen of ARTfx that electronic signs are allowed as long as their message is static instead of streaming, Rosen said.

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  2. New Britain Company Makes "Deflategate" SodaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | NBC Connecticut

    ... Ball Sangria. Avery's is selling the Deflated Ball Brew at its New Britain bottling plant and at Stew Leonard's in Newington.

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  3. Newington Goes Ahead With Aerospace Academy PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Hartford Courant

    The aerospace academy planned at John Wallace Middle School taxied for takeoff earlier this month when the town council voted unanimously to put the project out to bid. Delays in the state approval process have put the $2.1 million project about two months behind schedule, school finance officer Lou Jachimowicz told the council.

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  4. Resilient Spirit: Julia Fargo on 'All For The Love Of Marie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Examiner.com

    ... that she has been able to share with other parents and caregivers. A native of West Hartford, she now lives in Newington with her husband and their two children. This is a story about a little girl who was thought to be born normal. As life goes on ...

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  5. Newington Prepares For The Big SnowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    ... by tonight and overnight." If expected blizzard-like conditions produce power outages, the town will open Newington High School as a shelter, Salomone said. The town is working with a Connecticut Light & Power liaison to address any interruptions of ...

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  6. E.O. Smith/Tolland hockey team set to honor former playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    ... team will be vying for the CCC South league win. The team is currently 6-0 in the league, but Hodgson says that Newington, Fermi, and Farmington are all formidable opponents that the team has yet to face. "We have a solid first line," said Hodgson. ...

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  7. Mass Transit, Airlines, Ferries Winding Down Service As Storm ApproachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    As the monster winter storm draws closer, anyone planning to travel in Connecticut by bus, train, plane or ship should figure on delays. Most services are shutting down Monday afternoon or evening, and don't expect to know until late Tuesday or sometime Wednesday when schedules might start returning to normal.

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  8. Eastern Seaboard ARES, SKYWARN Volunteers Prepare for Potentially Historic StormRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | QST

    ... and drifting snow, "whiteout conditions," and possible - perhaps likely - power outages. ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, will be closed on Tuesday, January 27, in anticipation of the severe weather. Amateur Radio Emergency Service ...

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  9. Newington Police Ask For Help IDing Walmart Robbery SuspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in the robbery of the Walmart on the Berlin Turnpike late Wednesday afternoon. The suspect approached the store's customer service counter at about 4:15 p.m., brandished a firearm and demanded money, according to police.

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  10. Stamford nursing home converted to nonprofit under Fla. operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Darien News-Review

    ... affiliates Danbury Health Care Center , Westport Health Care Center , West River Health Care Center in Milford and Newington Health Care Center . HealthBridge workers went on strike in July 2012, represented by the District 1119 of the New England ...

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  11. Newington Officials Discuss Fixes To Community Center RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    ... after leaks soaked the gymnasium floor of the Mortensen Community Center -- located inside town hall -- during a Newington Travel Basketball game Sunday. Officials had to cancel the game mid-contest, association President Mike Johnson wrote in a ...

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  12. CL&P To Close Work Centers In Simsbury, Glastonbury, Waterbury And NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    ... its work center in Simsbury, a maintenance center in Glastonbury, a work center in Waterbury and an office in Newington. Altogether, more than 400 employees will eventually be relocated. "None of these closings are good," said Frank Cirillo, ...

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  13. a Wwii Veteran's StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Patch.com

    ... children in the city. He worked at Fafnir Bearing, volunteered at church, played Santa Claus at the VA hospital in Newington and joined several veterans groups. "Dad probably began telling us maybe 20 years ago about the war," Tom Danielewicz, 52, ...

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  14. Boys Hockey: Newington Co-Op Vs. Enfield Co-OpRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Alexander Borselle of Newington-Berlin-Manchester tries to get past Kyle Merrick of Fermi-Enfield Wednesday afternoon at the Newington Ice Rink. Newington won 4-1.

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  15. Fired transgender police officer sues Connecticut city for discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | MassLive.com

    ... e, she formerly worked for the Rocky Hill Police Department, attended Bridgeport Central High School, and lives in Newington, Conn.

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  16. Newington Amends Auto-Related Zoning To Conform To RulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    The zoning commission has amended its auto-related uses regulation to bring it in line with a judge's ruling. The action was a victory for a group of auto-related businesses that have challenged the rules for more than two years.

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  17. Contractor to Test Structural Integrity of Town Hall BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    The Newington Town Hall Project Building Committee wants to check for structural integrity, as well as lay the foundation for a thorough space needs assessment, as it prepares to hear back from the Library Board as to how the parties might collaborate on the expansion of parking-among other issues pertaining to the site. All of that and more were discussed at the committee's Jan. 6 meeting, during which members voted unanimously to accept architectural firm Kaestle Boos' recommendation that Connecticut Mason Contractors be hired to test the structural integrity of walls in sections of the Town Hall building, according to minutes from that discussion.

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  18. Recruitment Consultant Considered for Police ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... is very formalized," he said. "That [the Council interviews] relates to personal attributes." If all goes well, Newington will have its new chief by mid-to-late April, Salomone said. "This doesn't happen very often," he said. "I'm pleased that at ...

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  19. Newington Police: High School Student Had Marijuana BrowniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Dallas Kaufman, 18, was charged with possession of less than four ounces of marijuana and possession with intent to sell within 1,500 of a school, police said Wednesday.

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  20. "I'm Not Proud": Accused Gravestone Gambler ApologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NBC Connecticut

    A Newington man who police say admitted to stealing from grieving families is apologizing for taking their money and never delivering the headstones he promised to engrave. Already facing four larceny charges, Larry Sirovsky, 22, appeared in court Tuesday, where prosecutors added three more counts.

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