Niantic Cinemas Will Roll Film Once Again on Friday

...Ullman, shown on a single screen.  “It’s an excellent movie if you’ve ever seen it, but they were new to the whole process,” said Mitchell, 49. “I think they began to realize quickly it wasn’t working because duplex theatres were popping up in Norwich, Old Saybrook, Groton and Madison, and...

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A Minor Tweak that Doubles Funding for Some Regional Schools

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...dollars.  Legislators also increased the amount of money appropriated for students whose first language is not English and lowered the threshold at which a district is considered to be in “concentrated poverty.” They also broadened the definition of “regional” to include the state’s endowed academies, such as Norwich Free Academy....

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Ørsted – Eversource Donate Funds to Marine Science Education in Groton

...currently serves local Alliance Districts, the state’s lowest performing school districts, including Groton, New London, Norwich, and Middletown.  The program, which was established in 1972, will also provide professional development sessions for teachers.  Michael Ausere, vice president of business development at Eversource, told the audience that fighting climate change would...

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Wave of Teaching Hires Challenges Connecticut’s Job Market

...social workers and psychologists through outside agencies. Norwich schools are hiring 15 specialists, 35 summer school teachers and 14 paraeducators. But there’s a catch — many of these positions may last just one or two years.  The federal government has sent a wave of funding to local schools across the...

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What about Regulating Connecticut’s Internet Broadband

...way of ensuring the best education and economic and health outcomes for families in Waterbury, Norwich, New London, at a likely cost of pennies on the dollar compared to the outcomes of disconnection. That said, if the idea, in part, is to raise everyone’s rates to fund broadband internet for...

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Wage Freeze an ‘Enormous Financial Sacrifice’

...1% have seen their wealth multiply greatly off of the backs of working people. To claim this isn’t a financial sacrifice to these workers comes from a place of privilege I hope to never understand. William “Dan” Stebbins Norwich, CT Stebbins works for the Norwich Department of Social Services, AFSCME Local 714...

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Connecticut Offers Grants to Schools for Emergency Communications

...— Ansonia, Bridgeport, Danbury, Derby, East Hartford, Hartford, Manchester, Meriden, New Britain, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Stamford, Waterbury and Windham.  Scoville said grants would also be available to childcare and daycare centers that have experienced verbal and physical threats, or belong to a community that has experienced threats...

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State Officials Switch Gears, Ask for Halt to Water Shutoffs

...into payment plans Aquarion provides water to about 700,000 people in 57 cities and towns in Connecticut ranging from some of the state’s wealthiest towns – including Greenwich, New Canaan and Darien – to some of its most distressed, including Bridgeport and Norwich. In mid-January, the company began mailing notices...

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Opioid Bill Pairs Doctors and Recovering Addicts in Push Statewide

...finding a safe place to stay.  The CARES program also has strong connections with local police officers, firefighters and health care providers, and Alliance operates a food pantry and has connections with a homeless hospitality center in Norwich.  For individuals who don’t want to stop taking opiods, they offer strategies...

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