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2 hrs ago | Patch.com
Last week at a joint legislative committee public hearing, State Rep. Mitch Bolinsky voted to approve a Block Grant plan for the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program , estimated to provide heating assistance to over 100,000 lower-income households this winter.
4 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
The 2014-15 school year is officially days away and preparations have already begun.
8 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The Capitol Region Education Council has renamed one of its magnet schools in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, a former Hartford resident who was among the young victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting .
12 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Stony Hill 4 Corners monthly meeting is open to member businesses and businesses located within the corridor of exits 8 and 9 that would like to know more about the SH4C organization.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Great Falls school district staff, law enforcement officials, and community partners remind students and parents of back to school safety.
With the parade theme of "Write On, Newtown," honoring many Newtown authors and illustrators, the Newtown 53rd Annual Labor Day Parade took place today, September 1, 2014.
Although Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Greenwich businessman Tom Foley have been sniping at one another since the summer of 2010, Monday marked the official start of the 2014 race for governor, and for both candidates, that meant a two-mile walk through the center of Newtown for the community's annual Labor Day parade.
The problem, you see, is that a whole lot of very stupid people went out and bought assault rifles because the NRA and other conspiracy groups were very, very sure that Barack Obama was going to ban them when he took office, or after he took office, or during any particular season, or when he re-took office, and so on.
Ginny Schmidt-Gedney, center, has opened up her Danbury home to two exchange students from China.
For better or worse, Republican Tom Foley's gubernatorial prospects are now intertwined with the largest gun owners group in the state, which is leading the charge against sweeping firearms restrictions passed in response to the Newtown massacre.
In order to comply with a new state-mandated school security plan, the district will hire a school security coordinator for the upcoming academic year to implement a list of 90-plus safety initiatives.
Under Connecticut's new gun control law, gun owners who failed to register their now-banned assault weapons by a January deadline could face a misdemeanor charge if caught, not a felony as described by Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley during a debate.
Progress on building a school in Liberia that was funded by an anonymous couple on the West Coast and Reed Intermediate School's Pushcart Warriors has been halted, due to the spread of Ebola.
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