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  1. Newington Seeks Exit Poll At Community Center ReferendumRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | The Hartford Courant

    The town plans to hire a polling firm to conduct an exit poll at the Sept. 9 referendum on the proposed renovation of town hall and construction of a new community center.

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  2. Newington Police To Pay $54,000 For Military Vehicle ModificationsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | The Hartford Courant

    ... disturbances in Ferguson, Mo. There, officers confronted protestors with M-16 rifles and a vehicle similar to Newington's. The incident has caused critics to question what they call "militarization" of the nation's police departments. President ...

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  3. Some Newington Residents Say $30.3M Project Needs ReviewRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Hartford Courant

    People who spoke at Wednesday's zoning commission meeting complained that the town has not yet submitted plans for a new community center in Mill Pond Park to the board for a required review.

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  4. Official: Newington Will Take Time To Amend Zoning RulesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Zoning commission Chairwoman Cathleen Hall has rejected calls from a commission member and business owners to immediately begin fixing regulations that were partially struck down by a judge earlier this year.

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  5. Speakers At Public Hearing Oppose CL&P Rate IncreaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Hartford Courant

    ... to public comments, the first of three nights they will be doing so in the next six weeks Nancy Thomas, a Newington resident, said it feels like CL&P is after "every last nickel they can find in our wallets." One common story echoed throughout the ...

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  6. Newington's First Day Of School A Smooth SuccessRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Hartford Courant

    The youngest of her five children entered kindergarten at John Paterson Elementary School, while the oldest began senior year at Newington High School.

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  7. Newington Parents Get Look At New Biomedical AcademyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    ... beings Wednesday. "I didn't expect all this stuff, the televisions and the whiteboards." Five years in the making, Newington public schools officially unveiled the new facility Tuesday evening. The academy is the first of two planned science, ...

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  8. Letter: Don't Give Up Newington Open SpaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    I love Newington. My husband, Bob, and I are fanatical about GoldBurgers and Stretch's Pizza.

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  9. Letter: Vote No For NewingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    A no vote to the proposal to build a new town hall and community center on Mill Pond Park in Newington says I wish to protect my park, my town, my future.

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  10. Letter: Don't Wreck Mill Pond ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    My three girls are so upset that they might build a new town hall and community center on Mill Pond Park in Newington.

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  11. Newington Gets Ready To Return To School On WednesdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Hartford Courant

    New programs at the high school, free laptops for some students and regular early dismissals are among the changes awaiting students and parents when classes resume Wednesday.

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  12. DOT Schedules Info Meeting on Upgrades to Bethel Train StationRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Patch.com

    ... public review but more detailed information is available at the DOT's Office of Engineering, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., excluding holidays. Anyone wishing to discuss ...

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  13. Letter: Disputes Community Center ClaimsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Hartford Courant

    ... ite will be too close to the new gym. 4. 9,000 people participated in Park and Rec programs last year, not 45,000. Newington residents should vote no Sept. 9. Mitchell Kenneth Page, Newington Save Mill Pond Park

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  14. Letter: Too Much Unkown About Community Center ImpactRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Hartford Courant

    ... impact study or soil engineering report to review, so who knows what lurks in the shadows? The town is trampling Newington residents' rights, their wetlands, and its own regulations designed to protect town land and residents' health. Voting no is ...

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  15. Letter: Community Center Proponents Misleading PublicRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Robert Gai's recent letter supporting Newington's plan to build a Parks and Recreation facility in the middle of open park land accuses the opposition of making false public statements [Aug. 18, courant.com/letters, "Newington Needs Town Hall/Community Center Upgrade"].

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  16. CT: CTfastrak Takes Riders for a Spin Along BRT RouteRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | Mass Transit

    ... epartment held a recent tour of the busway that features a 5-mile multi-use trail running along the New Britain to Newington section ...

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  17. Newington 'Bierfest' Set For This WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The Newington -based German singing club, one of the nation's oldest, is holding its biennial bierfest, a celebration of suds, sausage and traditional music.

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  18. State Purchasing $33M In New CTfastrak BusesRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | The Hartford Courant

    When the CTfastrak busway starts service early next year, riders shouldn't expect the same experience they have on Connecticut's regular transit buses.

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  19. Newington crash leaves one deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | WTNH

    Four occupants of the three vehicles were taken to Hartford Hospital by ambulance, and one later died, police said.

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  20. Simsbury Mother Seeking New Rainbow Girls ChapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Hartford Courant

    ... statewide. "By the time my daughter was of age to become a Rainbow girl, I found the nearest assemblies were in Newington , New Britain and Litchfield. Basically, our whole portion of the state is unexposed to Rainbow." There will be an ...

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