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Yells For ‘Daddy’ By School Yield Surprising Find

Police say a Connecticut woman became concerned when she heard someone calling “Daddy” repeatedly near a school. But when she began looking for a child, she instead found a large green parrot up in a tree.

06/15/2014

In the lobby of the Bristol Police Department, Mayor Ken Cockayne and Superintendent of Schools Ellen Solek try to reassure parents after a string of threats made against schools. Some of the parents said they were considering keeping their children home. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Bristol Authorities Make Threat Arrest; Offer Reward In Other Cases

Bristol police have arrested a middle school student for at least one of a half dozen school bom threats in the past week.

06/04/2014

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Upstate NY Girl, 5, Spends Day At Wrong School

Officials at an upstate New York school district say a kindergartner spent a day at the wrong school after getting on the wrong bus.

03/15/2014

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Principal Remains on Suspension For Dragging Video

A principal in Bridgeport remains on suspension after videos surfaced showing the administrator dragging students down a school’s hallway.

02/22/2014

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Major Theft Reported At School Construction Site

State police are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a major theft at a school construction site on New Haven Road in Prospect.

01/15/2014

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Windsor Children Report Approaches By Stranger

Police and school officials in Windsor are warning parents and children about two separate incidents this week in which a suspicious man approached children walking to school.

01/09/2014

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50 Cent’s New Cable Reality Show Tries To Help Dropouts

50 Cent said he’s excited to be part of the new Sundance series “Dream School” which follows a group of high school dropouts trying to graduate. 50 Cent appears in the series with filmmaker Oliver Stone and actor David Arquette.

10/08/2013

File photo of a sign in Newtown, Conn. with information about the town. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Town Voters Accept $50M For New Sandy Hook School

Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of last year’s school massacre.

10/06/2013

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Should School Officials Be Able To Use Notification Systems To Remind Parents To Vote?

Stonington officials have joined local education officials urging repeal of a state law forbidding school officials from using their notification system to remind parents to vote in budget referendums.

09/16/2013

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Newtown Adopts New Firearms Ordinance

More than a year after debate began Newtown’s Legislative Council has unanimously approved a firearms ordinance limiting recreational shooting.

09/10/2013

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