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Investigation Prompts Resignation At Bethel School

 BETHEL, Conn. (AP) _ The school superintendent in Bethel says an elementary school staff member has resigned amid an investigation of what she called “inappropriate activities” with children. Bethel Superintendent Christine Carver announced the investigation […]

02/20/2015

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Wesleyan Fraternity Sues University After Being Forced To Accept Women

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut/AP) — Members and alumni of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Wesleyan University have filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Connecticut school over a recent decision that requires all residential fraternities […]

02/19/2015

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2 Students Taken To Hospital After Evacuation

TOLLAND, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut officials say two high school students were taken to a hospital for exposure to freezing temperatures after their school was evacuated during a fire. Tolland High School was evacuated Friday […]

02/13/2015

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Madison Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault

(Madison, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Madison police have arrested a town woman and teacher on sexual assault charges involving a juvenile. Police say 37-year-old Allison Marchese turned herself in this morning. The investigation was launched last […]

02/12/2015

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Bomb Threat Prompts Early Dismissal

Students at East Windsor Middle School were taken to the high school this morning and will be sent home by bus at 10:45.

02/12/2015

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Yale Student Hospitalized With Probable Meningitis

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Yale student has been admitted to a hospital with a probable case of bacterial meningitis. The university said in a statement that it was working with local and state […]

02/07/2015

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School Bus Driver Arrested For Drunk Driving

Norwich Police say a school bus driver arrested for drunk driving and other charges was carruong students at the time.

02/06/2015

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Muslim Petition Seeks School Religious Holdays

A group of Waterbury Muslims is asking the Board of Education to recognize two religious holidays on the school calendar.

01/29/2015

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School Guide Marks Anniversary Of End To Slavery

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut congressman is reminding students about how the state’s congressmen helped end slavery in the United States in 1865. Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney has released a curriculum guide to coincide […]

01/28/2015