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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

Dawn Mallory (Courtesy Regional School District No. 8)

RHAM Teacher Hit By Vehicle Dies

A RHAM Middle School teacher who was hit and critically injured by a vehicle outside her school two weeks ago has died.

03/29/2014

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Extra Police At Enfield School After Odd Internet Posting

Enfield police stepped up their presence at the town’s middle school today after an unusal posting on the Facebook page run by the school’s parent organization.

01/09/2014

Photo of the facsimile bomb from the East Hampton Police Department

No Jail Time In Fake Bomb Case At Middle School

A suspect who pleaded guilty will serve probation and community service, and pay a fine, but will not go to jail, in a case involving a fake device placed outside East Hampton Middle School.

08/01/2013

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Man Faces Sentencing For Fake Bomb At School

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man is facing sentencing for placing a fake bomb outside a middle school in East Hampton. Sean Doran, who will be sentenced Thursday in federal court in Hartford, was […]

07/29/2013

Courtesy Terry Schnurr, General Sales Manager of Lynch Toyota,  Manchester

A Bear Walks Past The Radio Station . . .

Usually WTIC News has to leave our studio here at 10 Executive Drive in Farmington to cover news stories. But this morning the story came to us, as a bear wandered across our front lawn. Later a bear was spotted on the grounds of the Avon Middle School.

05/23/2013

Photo of the facsimile bomb from the East Hampton Police Department

Two Arrests In East Hampton Fake Bomb Incident

Two people have been taken into custody after placing a fake bomb at the front entrance of an East Hampton school early Saturday morning.

01/13/2013

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Back To School Prep: For Elementary, Middle & High School Students

The first day of school feels to children the way the first day on a job feels to parents, a bit stressful. The two best ways to prepare your children for a less stressful first day is to change as many unknown factors to known and provide positive support.

08/15/2012

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School Bus Accident on Hartford Turnpike in Vernon

Vernon police closed Hartford Turnpike, Route 30, Thursday afternoon, between South Street and Vernon Avenue because of an accident involving a school bus.

04/26/2012

Power Outtage Closes Two Granby Schools

Students at Granby Middle and High schools are being dismissed at noon today, because the schools have no electricity.

11/12/2010

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