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  1. Hartford Woman Close To Plea Deal Charged With Burglary, LarcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    ... her back into custody with bail set at $75,000 after hearing of Cowles' arrest on burglary and larceny charges in Newington. According to a police report, Cowles was one of three people arrested on Sept. 18 after the owner of Roof Rescue reported ...

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  2. Newington To Use Focus Groups On Town Hall PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The town is looking for volunteers to take part in focus groups seeking public input on a new plan to fix up town hall. The town needs 45 to 60 town residents for focus groups to be held by a professional polling firm in the coming weeks, Town Manager John Salomone said.

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  3. The Hidden Vine: A Modern Italian Gem In NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CTNow.com

    "For years I talked to my husband about wanting to own an Italian restaurant," said Letourneau, who with her husband Mario owns Newington's Hidden Vine Wine Bar & Bistro. "And then I got sick, spent some time in the hospital and when everything was good again, my husband said 'If you are going to do it, now is the time."

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  4. Student Likes Byron's Spending StandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Hartford Courant

    I have known Gary Byron for the vast majority of my 15-year life, and I know he is the best candidate for state representative. Obviously as a youth, the future is important to me, especially with the dire fiscal condition our state is in.

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  5. Berlin Turnpike Reopened Following CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Repairs are complete and the Berlin Turnpike in Berlin has been reopened after a vehicle struck a pole in Berlin and took down utility lines late Sunday. According to an NBC Connecticut report, the crash on the Berlin/Newington town lines occurred about 10 Sunday, No one was injured in the crash that was happened between Rowley Street and Deming Road near the Citco gas station around 10 p.m, according to WTIC .

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  6. Newington Begins Demolition Of National Welding PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Hartford Courant

    The long-anticipated demolition is the first step in redeveloping the property, located near the intersection of Fenn Road and Cedar Street, and returning it to the tax rolls, Economic Development Director Andy Brecher said. "It's been 23 years since Newington has collected any property taxes on this property," Brecher said.

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  7. Newington Couple Goes Electric on the RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... the push of a button. And the best part? "We've filled up the car [with gas] four times since we've had it," said Newington resident Anne Andrews. Andrews and her husband, Sterling, have been driving their Ford C-Max Energy electric/gasoline hybrid ...

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  8. MDC Work Temporarily Closes Mill Pond Park Tr...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... its capacity, it can end up backing up and going into a house." This is a problem that has not been unique to just Newington and the pipes below Mill Pond Park, Martin said. The MDC's wider Clean Water Project is aimed at alleviating to the tune of ...

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  9. The Fall Sports Season is Halfway HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... is primed for a strong showing at the conference championship (Oct. 15) and state meet (Oct. 25) In field hockey, Newington head coach Paul Macchi has managed to put his team in contention for a Class L tournament run, despite a young roster. The ...

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  10. Playoffs Draw Nearer for Newington Field HockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    The Newington field hockey team took one step closer to post season tournament play with its 3-1 CCC win at Wethersfield's Cottone Field Thursday, Oct. 9. "I'm very pleased with our effort tonight. We're 6-4 now, so we're getting close to qualifying for the tournament," said Indians coach Paul Macchi.

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  11. Newington To Seek Residents' Thoughts On Town Hall RehabilitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Hartford Courant

    A month after voters resoundingly rejected a town hall rehabilitation plan, the town has hired a company to conduct focus groups that will seek public input on fixing up the building. Decision Point LLC of Wethersfield will hold three focus groups over the next month, Town Manager John Salomone told the town council this week.

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  12. Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    ... The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in place, stations in Newington and West Hartford are taking shape, and the overpass on a reconstructed rail span in Parkville is nearly finished. Going into major ...

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  13. Former ARRL Staff Member Mary Lau, N1VH, SKRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | QST

    Former ARRL Headquarters staff member Mary E. Lau, N1VH , of Newington, Connecticut, died October 15. She was 61 and had been suffering from ALS. Lau worked in several League Headquarters departments from 1985 until her retirement in 2005, including Field and Educational Services , where she was projects supervisor and secretary of the ARRL Foundation, then a part of the F&ES Department, assisting young Amateur Radio operators to secure college scholarships and administering the prestigious Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship.

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  14. Police advise residents of utilities imposter in WethersfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | WTNH

    The Metropolitan District Commission , which provides residential water services for Bloomfield, East Hartford, Hartford, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield and Windsor, is advising residents to be cautious of an individual posing as a water company employee and entering residential homes. A male suspect entered a home in Whethersfield on Wednesday through a screen door without knocking.

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  15. Meriden Best Buy to Remain OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    ... Buy also told the Record-Journal that it would be hiring a good number of people at four of their locations at Newington, North Haven, West Hartford and Meriden. Have a news tip? Email brian.mccready@patch.com. You can also post your own news, ...

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  16. Family Of Southbury Training School Patient Seeks To Sue State For $5 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The Newington family of Jackie Kiley Jr., who died of a fungal infection while under the care of Southbury Training School, has filed notice of a $5 million wrongful-death claim against the state. In a letter to the state claims commissioner, who will ultimately approve or deny the request to sue Southbury and perhaps its parent organization, the state Department of Developmental Services, lawyers for Beverly and John Matakaetis, Kiley's sister and brother-in-law, said Southbury provided sub-standard care to Kiley at numerous junctures as Kiley became sicker and sicker.

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  17. Best Buy In Meriden Mall Will Not Close After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Hartford Courant

    ... at three nearby stores or given severance packages. Now that the stores in West Hartford, North Haven and Newington are not absorbing the Meriden employees, Shelman said those stores need to hire additional seasonal and occasional workers beginning ...

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  18. Schools Eliminating Halloween?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Halloween, as celebrated in America today, is a secular holiday. It has been standardized into a fun tradition for people of all backgrounds.

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  19. Byron Keyed In On IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Hartford Courant

    I met Gary Byron through my volunteer work at Newington Community Television. During the time that I have known Gary, I have found him to be very passionate about issues concerning the Newington community, small businesses and the ineffectiveness of the current state government.

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  20. Need Byron In LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Unfortunately, in the coming election neither gubernatorial candidate brings much to the table. Consequently, we must elect a state representative who will best protect Newington residents.

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