Avon Police are increasing security at a local school after what school officials describe as an “unusual incident.”
Hartford sports legend Walter “Doc” Hurley has died at age 91.
State law enforcement officials said Monday that a bill that would ban BB guns and non-firing replica firearms in schools is necessary to protect students from potential tragedies, but opponents contend it is too broad and would do little to improve school safety.
Many schools across Connecticut are closed and some flights at Bradley International Airport have been cancelled because of a storm expected to bring up to 5 inches of snow.
In the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.
Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre
Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is encouraging Connecticut schools to close on Election Day.
Hartford School officials, the state of Connecticut, and the plaintiffs in the 24-year-old Sheff v O’Neill education rights case announced Friday they’ve reached a court-approved agreement for the 2014-2015 school year.
Dozens of schools delayed their openings, and road conditions and accidents slowed traffic as wintery weather moved into the state Monday.
The middle school and high school in Newtown are re-opened after being briefly locked down.