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Francis A. Maffe Jr.  Hartford Courant

Francis "Frank" A. Maffe Jr., 81, of Manchester, the husband of Kathleen R. (Reilly) Maffe died on March 17, 2019. Born in East Hartford to Francis Sr. and Anna ...



JOHN C. BUTLER  Hartford Courant

John "Todd" Butler, 88, of Manchester, formerly of South Windsor and East Hartford, passed away March 3, 2019, surrounded by family. Born in Muscatine, Iowa, ...



Newport Jazz Assembly Program expands to CT under the direction of Javon Jackson  What'sUpNewp

Newport Festivals Foundation is expanding the reach of its popular Newport Jazz Assembly program with the introduction of theJackie McLean Jazz Studies ...



Vincent M. Sapere  Hartford Courant

Vincent M. Sapere, 80, of Wethersfield and formerly Newington, beloved husband for 51 years of the late Felicia "Phyllis" P. (Celli) Sapere, passed away ...



Katherine Maio  Hartford Courant

Katherine "Katie" (McLaughlin) Maio, 74, of Wethersfield, beloved wife for 15 years of Marco Maio, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving ...



East Hartford High School worker on leave pending DCF, school district investigation  Hartford Courant

A behavior manager at East Hartford High School has been placed on leave during an investigation, a school official said Wednesday. A grandmother says the ...



June Hestad  Hartford Courant

June (Parizo) Hestad of Wethersfield, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, from Acute Myeloid Leukemia, with her family by her side. She was born on April 8, ...



Students, Teachers Worried About Mold in East Hartford High School  NBC Connecticut

Is there a mold problem at East Hartford High School? Some teachers and students are worried mold is making them sick.



East Hartford High School Student-Athletes Earn Fall Honors  Hartford, CT Patch

East Hartford HS Student-Athletes Earn Fall Honors - Greater Hartford, CT - A total of 18 Hornets received All-CCC recognition for their efforts during the fall ...



Secretary DeVos invited to visit East Hartford schools — again  The CT Mirror

Almost two years ago, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was speaking to a congressional panel when she singled out East Hartford as one of the nation's ...



Student arrested for East Hartford High School social media threat  WFSB

A student's social media threat prompted an increased police presence at East Hartford High School on Monday. Michael Lachnicht, 18, was arrested for the ...



Newport Festivals Foundation Expand Newport Jazz Assembly Program to Connecticut Schools  Jazz-Quad

Newport Festivals Foundation is expanding the reach of its popular Newport Jazz Assembly program with the introduction of the Jackie McLean Jazz Studies ...



Robert L. Bessette  Hartford Courant

Robert Leonard Bessette, 85, of Glastonbury, passed away peacefully at his home with his family by his side. His loving wife Gail S. Bessette, of over 60 years, ...



Extra Police at East Hartford High School Because of ‘General’ Snapchat Message  NBC Connecticut

Additional police are at East Hartford High School Friday as a precaution because of a Snapchat message that had a photo of a gun and mentioned “EHHS.”



East Hartford High School hosts teacher from China  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — Now several months into a yearlong program in an unfamiliar country, Huihui Yang of Tongling, China, says she hasn't had time for ...



Threat prompts strong police presence at East Hartford High School, again  WFSB

A threat prompted a strong police presence at East Hartford High School on Friday. According to police, the threat was posted to social media. A number of ...



New Principal Named At East Hartford Elementary School  Hartford Courant

A veteran local teacher and administrator has been named principal of Mayberry Elementary School. Joseph H. LeRoy was among 34 applicants for the position ...



EHHS grads congratulated for activism, achievements | East Hartford  Journal Inquirer

HARTFORD — The 450 graduates packing the front rows of the Bushnell theater on Friday for East Hartford High School's commencement exercises heard a ...



Probe finds trooper was driving 83 mph at time of fatal crash with truck, rig had mechanical problem  Hartford Courant

Trooper Kevin Miller was working a double shift and driving more than 80 mph last March when he slammed into the back of a slow-moving tractor trailer and ...



Girl featured on Channel 3 for helping East Hartford community passes away  WFSB

The East Hartford community is grieving the loss of a young student whose life inspired others every day.



DeVos invited to visit CT school district  CTPost

Almost two years ago, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was speaking to a congressional panel when she singled out East Hartford as one of the nation's ...



EHHS student charged with threatening school | East Hartford  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — Police arrested an East Hartford High School student Monday who is alleged to have made threats to the school and graduation ...



Cincinnati holds off UConn 64-60 to keep pace in AAC race  CTPost

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Cane Broome grew up dreaming of hitting a big shot at the XL Center. The local kid did that on Sunday, draining a late 3-pointer that ...



East Hartford Names Teacher Of The Year  Hartford Courant

East Hartford teacher of the year for 2019 is Mary Bieler.



Courtney slams DeVos for failing to respond to East Hartford high letters  The CT Mirror

Washington – Rep. Joe Courtney on Tuesday lashed out at Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her failure to respond to letters from Connecticut officials and ...



Police presence increased at East Hartford High School for Monday  WFSB

The East Hartford Superintendent of Schools said on Sunday that there will be an increase of presence of officers at East Hartford High School on Monday ...



East Hartford High School graduates  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — These students graduated from East Hartford High School on Friday.



Students still waiting for school uniforms, superintendent relaxes dress code  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — Parents who ordered their children's required school uniforms over two months ago are still waiting for the school system's uniform vendor ...



FOOTBALL: Southington erases early deficit, gains payback on East Hartford  Meriden Record-Journal

EAST HARTFORD — Friday night's CCC clash of titans lived up to expectations. Round 2 just may come in the Class LL playoffs. In a game that featured big ...



Look up how your school performs under Connecticut's annual statewide assessment  Hartford Courant

The Connecticut State Department of Education has released the latest results from the Next Generation Accountability System. See how your school did.



Community News For The East Hartford Edition  Hartford Courant

Wood Carving Demonstration. EAST HARTFORD — Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, 350 Roberts St., will host the return of visiting artists Efraín Fuentes and ...



Many Connecticut Students Are Heading Back To Schools Without Air Conditioning. How Does The Heat Affect Learn  Hartford Courant

A hot time in the classroom is expected for students returning to school on Tuesday and Wednesday. Temperatures may reach triple digits and humidity will be ...



Marguerite M. Daigle  Hartford Courant

Marguerite Mary Daigle ("Rita"), beloved mother, sister, and daughter was peacefully called home on January 17, 2019. Marguerite was born in Hartford, ...



Carmelina Rick  Hartford Courant

Carmelina (Lauretti) Rick, 89, of East Hartford passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Born in Hartford on August 3, 1929, she was the ...



Tompkins, EH overpower Manchester | Sports  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — There's only one way to play against a stiff breeze and that is to run like the wind.



"Voice Of East Hartford High School" Named District's Teacher Of The Year  Hartford Courant

For "a guy who's always talking, who talks too much," Matthew Martucci said Thursday, the honor of being named the school district's teacher of the year was.



Ryan S. Gorneau  Hartford Courant

Ryan S. Gorneau, 37, of East Hartford, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Born in Manchester on January 23, 1981, ...



East Hartford High School Teacher Of The Year  Hartford Courant

Matthew Martucci is East Hartford High School's 2018 teacher of the year. Martucci was also selected as East Hartford school district's teacher of the year.



Raymond G. Tedeschi  Hartford Courant

In grave sadness we announce the death, following a cardiac arrest and brief illness, of our son, brother, partner, family, and friend; Raymond Gabriel Tedeschi.



East Hartford Students Protest After Betsy DeVos Comments  NBC Connecticut

Several students, teachers and parents rallied outside East Hartford High School Tuesday to protest after the U.S. Education Secretary criticized the school ...



Knights keep their eyes on the prize: Football wasn't sidetracked by East Hartford challenge  The Southington Observer

By KEVIN ROBERTS. STAFF WRITER. Southington fans had already circled this Friday's game on the calendar, but the Blue Knights weren't looking ...



Q&A With 2019 Villanova WR Signee, Jaquan Allen  247Sports

On the first day of the football early signing period this week, Villanova received a signed NLI from Class of 2019 stand-out performer, Jaquan Allen. VUSports ...



DeVos Continues To Use East Hartford As Example Of Public School Failure  Hartford Courant

As she tours the country, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is continuing to tell the story of an East Hartford student who described the local high school as "a.



CIBA graduation | Connecticut & Region  Journal Inquirer

Victoria Santana, of Hartford, Connecticut IB Academy Class of 2018, is surrounded by her family in the East Hartford High School lobby following ...



'Michael' Tells His East Hartford School Story  Hartford Courant

Op-ed: After U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told the story of Michael Robert Biagioni's unhappy experience in East Hartford Schools he was deluged ...



East Hartford again surfaces in DeVos’s school-choice pitch  The CT Mirror

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday again held up the story of a student who graduated from East Hartford High School to push her case for ...



EH man gets big break in federal drug, gun case — time served  Journal Inquirer

An East Hartford man who could have received more than 11 years in prison for federal drug trafficking and gun crimes committed in association with a violent ...



CIBA graduates told to find joy in work, achievements  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — After four years of tireless efforts, 49 students were urged to celebrate their accomplishments but stay humble as they graduated from the ...



Cynthia G. Stason  Hartford Courant

Cynthia Gail (Risley) Stason, 79, of East Hartford and formerly of Belleville, IL, peacefully passed away on Monday, January 21, 2019 with caring family nearby ...



Plane takes an emergency landing in East Hartford  WFSB

Officials said a plane took an emergency landing near Pratt and Whitney in East Hartford on Saturday.



'Fake' news site reports STD cases would close EHartford school  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — A small news article from an alternative news website alarmed some residents Friday when it falsely claimed East Hartford High School ...



Time is the most valuable resource, EHHS grads told  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — East Hartford High School's 460 graduates were implored to remain passionate and driven as the doors close on their high school ...



East Hartford Public Schools reacts to DeVos comments  WFSB

A Connecticut school district is reacting to comments made by the National Education Secretary on Wednesday.



Sandra A. Abo  Hartford Courant

Sandra Ann (Konon) Abo, 71, of East Hartford, loving wife of 45 years of Bill E. Abo, entered into eternal life on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Born in Hartford on ...



David M. Allison  Hartford Courant

David M. Allison, 67, of Tolland and formerly of East Hartford, ran his last race on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Hartford Hospital with his loving family by his side.



PD: Vehicle with person inside falls into East Hartford sinkhole  WFSB

East Hartford Police said a person was helped out of a motor vehicle after the car they were inside fell into a sinkhole on Saturday morning.



PD: Student approached East Hartford Middle School with pellet pistol  WFSB

Police in East Hartford responded to the middle school on Friday where someone was seen with an air pellet pistol.



East Hartford Class Of 2016 Told To "Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like A Hornet"  Hartford Courant

EAST HARTFORD -- The 379 graduates of East Hartford High School were told Monday to "float like a butterfly, sting like a hornet."



Beatrice A. Shields  Hartford Courant

Beatrice "Bea" Ann (Cyrus) Shields, 87, of East Hartford, peacefully journeyed home to join our Lord with her caring family by her side on Friday, January 18, ...



Ed. Secretary DeVos calls out East Hartford schools as ‘a dangerous daycare’  FOX 61

EAST HARTFORD -- Local leaders are speaking out strongly after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy Devos called East Hartford schools 'a dangerous daycare' ...



High School Graduation Rate Reaches Record-High 87.2 Percent  Hartford Courant

Connecticut's high school graduation rate reached a record high last year and has grown significantly in the last five years.



Michael A. Liappes  Hartford Courant

Michael A. Liappes, 75, of Old Saybrook, CT passed away unexpectedly on May 3, 2018. Born in Hartford, CT to loving parents Manuel and Virginia Liappes.



Boy posts online threat in East Hartford  WFSB

A boy posted an online school threat and immediately regretted it, according to police in East Hartford.



East Hartford High School | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — These students were named to East Hartford High School's fourth-quarter honor roll.



PD: Car drives into Hockanum River in East Hartford  WFSB

A woman is facing charges after police said leading officers on a chase in East Hartford on Tuesday night while her two children were inside of the car.



Manufacturing program opens doors for Synergy students | Business  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — Two Synergy High School seniors, who once lacked the drive to graduate and find a career, have completed a rigorous pre-apprenticeship ...



East Hartford Academy Tops Ranking Of State High Schools  Hartford Courant

An East Hartford high school, the Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy, has been awarded the top spot in a national ranking for best high schools ...



Conversation with John L. Stanizzi | Living  Journal Inquirer

John Stanizzi of Coventry, an adjunct professor at Manchester Community College, is writing and publishing more poetry books than ever. He also does an ...



Gov. Malloy, Rep. Larson, East Hartford teachers rally in response to Devos remarks  WFSB

East Hartford teachers protested outside of the high school on Tuesday morning to send a message to the National Education Secretary. Betsy Devos called ...



'Enough': Student walkouts seek end to school violence  Journal Inquirer

Carrying signs and chanting slogans of both indignation and hope, thousands of students walked out of classrooms across the state Wednesday morning ...



43 arrested in East Hartford warrant sweep  WFSB

Police in East Hartford have arrested 43 people as part of an extensive warrant sweep.



EHHS students told to learn from failures and 'make it happen'  Journal Inquirer

HARTFORD — The anxiety and excitement was palpable Monday in a crowded Bushnell Center for Performing Arts as 379 graduates from East Hartford High ...



CT students speak out against gun violence  WFSB

Connecticut students are speaking out against gun violence and saying prayers are not enough.



East Hartford Woman Wants Error On Gravestone Fixed  Hartford Courant

Twenty months after she buried her father, Karen Petrella says he still cannot rest in peace because the funeral home had failed to correct errors on his ...



Troubled schools on trial: Who’s in charge? State vs. local control  The CT Mirror

Tracy Snyder, a science teacher at East Hartford High School, was being asked to explain to a Superior Court judge how so many students who read and do ...



Julio Concepcion takes seat in Connecticut House  The CT Mirror

Julio Concepcion, a vice president at the MetroHartford Alliance and a Hartford city councilman, was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the state House of ...



East Hartford Settles Claim By Estate of Teen Drowning Victim  NBC Connecticut

The town of East Hartford has voted to settle a claim filed by the estate of a teen who drowned at East Hartford High School. The East Hartford Board of ...



Inside Connecticut's Education-Funding Turmoil  The Atlantic

Talk about money and test scores often obscures the hopes and struggles of the people who form under-resourced school communities.



Former Hall High School Principal Has Died  http://www.we-ha.com

Robert E. Dunn. Photo courtesy of Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home. Robert Dunn of West Hartford, who served as principal of Hall High School for 28 years and ...



Memorial Day Parade In East Hartford Canceled  Hartford Courant

The Memorial Day Parade, a decades-old tradition, has been canceled due to costs, lack of volunteers and dwindling attendance, town officials said Tuesday.



Stevens Alternative High School In East Hartford Graduates 90  Hartford Courant

Megan Brown was among the 90 seniors at Stevens Alternative High School who overcame some form of adversity to graduate Thursday.



Veronica A. Puzzo  Hartford Courant

Veronica "Ronnie" A. (Bouchard) Puzzo, 77, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018. She was the beloved wife of her childhood sweetheart, Dino S. Puzzo ...



East Hartford Lions Club celebrates 65 years  Hartford Courant

The East Hartford Lions Club commemorated its 65th anniversary with a banquet fundraiser at the Marco Polo Restaurant on Saturday, April 11. The club was ...



PD: Man injured in East Hartford shooting  WFSB

A man was rushed to the hospital after police said he was shot in the south end of East Hartford on Friday afternoon. Officers were called to a reported shooting ...



Ex-convict graduates college with high honors, lands dream job  FOX61 Hartford

HARTFORD -- An ex-convict found himself in prison for more than a decade for a crime he committed at a young age. On Thursday evening, 31-year-old Jose ...



Salute to the Graduates | East Hartford | journalinquirer.com  Journal Inquirer

EAST HARTFORD — These students graduated Monday from East Hartford High School.



Adele Greene  Hartford Courant

Adele "Pinkie" (Lombardo) Greene, 56, of East Hartford, loving wife of over 36 years of Donald W. Greene, peacefully journeyed home to be with our Lord on ...



Suffield Obituary: Annette Ceniglio, 74  Suffield, CT Patch

Annette (Licitra) Ceniglio, 74, of Suffield, passed away at home on Friday, October 19, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Her loving husband ...



East Hartford Cheerleaders Get First Place In CCC Tourney  Hartford Courant

East Hartford High School's Cheerleading Team took first place in the North Division at the Central Connecticut Conference Chearleading Competition at Berlin ...



Parkland Shooting Reverberates In Connecticut, Still Haunted By Sandy Hook  Hartford Courant

Perhaps no state is better acquainted with the tragedy of a school shooting than Connecticut.



UConn football searches for wins in second half of schedule  WTNH.com

After a rough seven game stretch to start the year, the UConn football team now moves on to the easier part of its schedule.



State releases grades for every school  The CT Mirror

Grading schools on more than just tests scores has been a long time in the works. But the State Department of Education has now released a zero-to-100 rating ...



See the graduation rate at your local high school  The CT Mirror

State officials celebrated another “record high” in graduation rates on Monday. Graduation rates have substantially increased over the past five years. Of the ...



Warrant: East Hartford Newborn Died Of Asphyxia  Hartford Courant

An 18-year-old woman accused in the death of her newborn son whose body was found in a trash can August was arraigned Friday.



Kevin M. Miller  Hartford Courant

Remembering the life death and legacy of Trooper First Class Kevin M. Miller. On Thursday afternoon March 29 2018 Kevin unexpectedly entered into eternal ...



School Protocol Coming Into Focus In Connecticut In The Wake Of Parkland Shooting  WNPR News

In the wake of last month's high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, many parents are wondering what to do — or who to look to — if a potential threat is.



East Hartford Teen Drowned: Coroner  NBC Connecticut

The medical examiner has ruled that the 15-year-old boy who died after an incident at the East Hartford High School pool on Wednesday drowned. Marcum ...



DORIS BAKER  Hartford Courant

Doris (Dee) Baker, 86, of East Hartford/Glastonbury, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 30, 2018. She was born in Hartford, the daughter of the late Carl ...



Santa's coming for a visit | Time Out  Journal Inquirer

Santa is making the rounds, visiting as many places as he can to talk to the children whose houses he'll visit Christmas Eve.



School Mental Health Programs See Increased Use In Connecticut  Hartford Courant

More Connecticut students are seeking help at school-based health clinics, as more students become aware of the services, counselors say. The problems for ...



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