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  1. Among Problems At Newington Town Hall: Auditorium Doesn't Meet CodesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    For about 25 years, the stage to the building's auditorium has been off limits to most performances, Fire Marshal Chris Schroeder said Monday. The reason: the stage lacks emergency ventilation and curtain systems required by the state fire code, he said.

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  2. Time to Tune Up on Top Band: The ARRL 160 Meter Contest is December 5-7Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | QST

    ... marked no later than 1600 UTC on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Send paper logs to ARRL 160 Meter Contest, 225 Main St, Newington, CT 06111.

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  3. Berlin Turnpike Southbound Closes Due To Accident in NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The Berlin Turnpike, or Route 5, is closed on the southbound side between Superior Avenue and Main Street due to a car accident. The closure was reported shortly after 8 a.m. and the time frame of the closure is unknown. The northbound lanes are open.

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  4. Car accident closes the Berlin Turnpike in NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | WTNH

    Police say a vehicle hit a utility pole at 2661 Berlin Turnpike. CL&P are driving to the scene because of wires down on the road.

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  5. Committee Gets Tour Showing Structural Problems At Newington Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Facilities manager David Langdon pointed to the warps in the gym floor of the Mortensen Community Center and explained that workers must constantly repair the surface to keep it playable. "It could go any time," said Langdon, who recently took over as facilities manager.

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  6. Annual Book Sale Benefits Newington LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Hartford Courant

    The Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Library is holding its semi-annual book sale to benefit the library this weekend. Tens of thousands of books and other materials donated by the public will be for sale starting from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the senior center at 120 Cedar St. The event will continue from 10 to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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  7. Current, Former Military Honored on Veterans ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... 2005 during Operation Iraqi Freedom. "But I'm ready to go back if duty calls." Nieves stood behind the podium in Newington Town Hall before a crowd of town residents and uniformed veterans as the guest speaker for Newington's Veteran's Day ceremony ...

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  8. Mistakes Prove Costly for Newington IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    The celebration by the New Britain football fans quickly dissipated Friday, Nov. 14, as Veteran's Stadium grew somber late in the fourth quarter of the match up with neighboring rival Newington. Their joy from seeing the 'Canes turn Karrell Largent's interception of Jake Hedberg into Kyshawn Gunn's one-yard scoring lunge evaporated into the cold night air as emergency medical personnel tended to NHS junior Dante Phillips as he lay motionless on the artificial turf.

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  9. New Central CT Health Director Has Passion, Sense Of Humor TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Hartford Courant

    ... better every day." Brown's new portfolio is expansive. As head of the district, which includes Wethersfield, Newington, Rocky Hill and Berlin, Brown is in charge of everything from restaurant and hotel inspections to Ebola preparedness and flu ...

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  10. Newington To Base Department Heads' Raises On MeritRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Woods said that CTfastrak, the busway being built between New Britain and Hartford, which will have two stops in Newington, has an opening date: March 28. There will be a public forum on the new mass transit system at 6 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Newington ...

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  11. Golden Kielbasa Tournament Raises $16,500 For VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Hartford Courant

    ... the Marine Corps Family Foundation's Operation Santa, the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation and Monument in Newington, the Victory Gardens veterans housing project in Newington, VFW Post 511 in New Britain and the DAV itself, organizers said. ...

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  12. Newington Officials Asking For Frozen Turkeys And Holiday FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Facing growing demand, the Human Services Department is asking for additional donations of frozen turkeys and holiday foods this Thanksgiving season. "We are seeing an increase in numbers this year of folks participating in our holiday programs," Human Services Director Karen Futoma said.

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  13. Enfield Board Of Education Extends Superintendent ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Schumann has been the schools superintendent since July 2012, and was previously the deputy superintendent in Newington. Schumann has been an educator since 1980, when he taught in Wethersfield public schools, according to Schumann's LinkedIn ...

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  14. Newington Coach, Schools Sued Over Baseball Player's InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Hartford Courant

    A former assistant baseball coach at Newington High School is being sued in connection with a 2013 incident in which a bat reportedly slipped from his hands and hit a varsity player in the eye. The school system and the town are also named in the lawsuit, filed last week, which alleges that the bat caused Chat Korte significant and lifelong injuries.

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  15. Newington Man Allegedly Kidnapped, Threatened Ex-WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Hartford Courant

    ... to drive, the report says. They stopped at several locations, including the Citgo station on Garfield Street in Newington where the woman told a passerby her ex-husband was holding her hostage and wanted to kill her, the report says. The passerby ...

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  16. CCHD Director Runs Through Ebola Response Pro...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    ... in the regional body's eight member towns about state protocols in response to Ebola. He made his presentation to Newington at its Oct. 28 Town Council meeting. A month ago, Governor Dan Malloy declared a state of emergency over the virus, which has ...

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  17. C-PACE Gets Council ApprovalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    Newington business owners have been given the greenlight for Green Bank. The Town Council unanimously approved a Connecticut Property Assessed Clean Energy program agreement that will provide state assistance to finance energy improvements to commercial buildings.

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  18. Byron Takes State Represenative Seat Over Ane...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

    Democrats retained their state House of Representatives majority in last Tuesday's midterm elections, but Newington was one exception. Republican Gary Byron, a Newington business owner and NCTV volunteer, edged Democratic Town Committee Chair Carol Anest to claim the 27th District seat vacated by former state representative Sandy Nafis.

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  19. Iwo Jima Memorial's story told at Manchester Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Hartford Courant

    ... of the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical Foundation, gave a talk about the national monument that is located on the Newington/New Britain town line in Connecticut. The husband-wife team gave the presentation at the Manchester Historical Society, bringing ...

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  20. 20 Job Openings in Meriden: Health Care, Business and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Patch.com

    ... Recruiters - Meriden, CT Manufacturing Engineer Manager/VP, etc - Full Time Permanent position the Meriden/Newington/Berlin/New Britain/Southington/Rocky Hill, CT area Nice company to work for - down to... NEW Confiential - Meriden, CT Company ...

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