Norwich – A conference on human trafficking will be held May 15 at the Norwich Free Academy with guest speakers discussing how the issue affects families in eastern Connecticut.
April 22, 2014; Updated: 11:25 am
Students at the C.B. Jennings School in New London watch Monday as Albano Ballet Company dancer Hanna Holcomb performs her part in a Strauss waltz in one in a series of demonstrations as part of the company's Dance and Education Program, sponsored...
April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am
The effort to change the town charter to ensure that the Board of Finance elections are always contested, got a boost Monday with the launching of an extensive website promoting the change.
April 22, 2014; Updated: 12:12 am
The Board of Finance maintained the $550,000 it had cut to the proposed 2014-15 education budget, event after several parents spoke against the cut at a meeting attended by more than 75 residents.
April 21, 2014; Updated: 8:47 pm
A suicide prevention sign will be erected at the New London entrance to the pedestrian walkway over the Gold Star Memorial Bridge over the Thames River, thanks to a Connecticut College initiative.
April 21, 2014; Updated: 3:28 pm
The forum will focus on what the scientific community recommends for effective policy and governance, and the Magnuson-Stevens Act’s effectiveness.
April 21, 2014; Updated: 2:18 pm
Representatives from many organizations will answer questions and share information. In addition, six organizations will host 30-minute workshops.
April 16, 2014; Updated: 5:11 pm
The three New London teachers are: Michelle Combs, an eighth-grade math teacher at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School; Laury LaMarche, a second-grade teacher at C.B. Jennings Elementary School; and Katherine Brodaski, a reading instructor at New...
April 14, 2014; Updated: 8:11 pm
To be eligible for kindergarten, a child must be 5 years old on or before Dec. 31.
April 12, 2014; Updated: 12:29 am
After a discussion spanning two special meetings, the Board of Finance voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a $47 million school renovation project.
April 11, 2014; Updated: 1:00 am
The Town Council on Thursday unanimously approved the school board's $75.1 million recommended education budget, which would maintain class size and school programs across the district.
April 11, 2014; Updated: 12:55 am
The Board of Education and school officials are considering pushing the last school day to Friday, June 20, and holding the graduation ceremony that day.
April 11, 2014; Updated: 12:29 am
In the largest turnout for a municipal meeting here in at least 25 years, a raucous but respectful crowd of more than 400 residents and students called on the Board of Finance to restore the $525,000 it has cut from the 2014-15 education budget.
April 10, 2014; Updated: 12:17 am
Groton Public Schools will require criminal background checks of people who volunteer regularly in the public schools, under a new regulation outlined this week.
April 10, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am
One step closer to choosing a new chief executive for the city's school system, the committee tasked with finding the next superintendent of schools on Tuesday selected a handful of finalists for interviews.
April 9, 2014; Updated: 12:31 am
Jason Hicks, 15, flanked by classmates from the Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut, tests the buoyancy of a bowling ball in the tow tank lab at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London. The students tried a...
April 8, 2014; Updated: 1:05 am
A Board of Education committee on Monday recommended the school board implement a policy that would encourage employees to file complaints if they see wrongdoing by another employee, and prohibit retaliation against those who file such complaints.
April 8, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am
State Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-18th District, is entering the controversy over the proposed $525,000 cut in the 2014-15 school budget by the Board of Finance.
April 8, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am
In a unanimous vote, the Board of Education on Monday failed to approve cuts that would bring the proposed 2014-15 school budget down to $10.5 million, hoping to send a signal to the Board of Finance that they find that amount unacceptable.
April 7, 2014; Updated: 8:38 pm
School budget supporters are expected to pack the high school auditorium for Thursday night's public hearing on the proposed 2014-15 budget and call on the Board of Finance to restore the $525,000 it cut from the school budget as well as the $1...
April 7, 2014; Updated: 12:53 am
The high school rolled out a "bring your own device" program this fall, after opening its new building last April.
April 4, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm
More than 30 residents on Thursday attended a forum addressing drug and alcohol use and prevention among youths in the Lyme and Old Lyme communities.
April 3, 2014; Updated: 3:11 pm
The Board of Education budget proposal for 2014-15 stands at $31,963,401, 0.7 percent more than this year's spending plan.