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Enfield Council Votes To Continue Armed School Guards

ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) – Enfield’s town council has voted to continue having armed guards patrol its public and parochial schools for another two years. The Hartford Courant reports ( ) the council voted 6-5 Monday […]


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House Joins Senate In Opposing Campus Closure

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The Connecticut House of Representatives is siding with the Senate in blocking efforts to close a community college branch in Meriden without notice. But unlike last week’s vote in the Senate, […]


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Divest Protest Leads To Arrests

 NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Police have arrested 19 people at Yale University during a protest calling on the Ivy League school to divest from fossil fuel companies. About 150 people on Thursday formed a […]


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Bill To Block Meriden Branch Closing Passes Senate

A bill blocking efforts to close a community college branch in Meriden because of anticipated state budget cuts has cleared the state Senate.


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Several Students With Minor Injuries After Bus Crash

A school bus crash in Wethersfield sent several students to area hospitals with minor injuries.


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Middlesex CC Closing Meriden Center, Manufacturing Program

Middlesex Community College says it is closing its 36-year-old center in Meriden and its manufacturing program at the end of the spring semester because of state budget cuts.


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24-Year-Old-Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault Of Student

A 24-year-old science teacher at Danbury High School has been charged with second-degree sexual assault and providing alcohol to a student.


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Committee Rejects Charter School Moratorium

A legislative proposal to place a two-year moratorium on new charter schools in Connecticut has hit a snag.


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Norwalk Board Member Resigns After Facebook Posts On Obama, Sharpton, Holder

A Norwalk Board of Education member is resigning in response to criticism of a Facebook posting that featured obscenity-laced invective against the Rev. Al Sharpton and insults targeted at President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder.