Hamden, CT Education

Milford Board of Education District 5 candidate: Terri Smith

Current job: VP of facilities for large company, managing 36 facilities. Volunteering background, if any: Habitat for Humanity, Humanitarian work in Haiti, Costa Rica, and Mexico, Co-President Moms Club of Milford (two years), Co-director Drama club CPM (three years), basketball coach (two years). Education: Fairfield University. If elected, what will...
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NBC Connecticut

Watertown High School Votes to Change Mascot

Watertown High School has selected its new mascot, the Warriors, after the Board of Education voted to retire its Indians name this winter. Watertown is the latest town reacting to a years-long controversy and discussion about how such names can be considered offensive and harmful. The decision was made by...
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Watertown High School students select a new mascot

WATERTOWN, Conn. — The athletic teams at Watertown High School will now be known as the Watertown Warriors after students overwhelmingly voted for the new name. The change comes following a month-long process by the school and its students for a new name. Earlier this year, the Board of Education...
Connecticut Post

This Stamford educator teaches with 'grace, love and determination.' That's how she earned a national award.

STAMFORD — Stamford teacher Danielle Weber said she isn’t the kind of person who wants attention, but that hasn’t stopped others from showering her with praise. The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering educator has amassed a group of fans out of her colleagues and former students, many of whom rave about her teaching style.
Register Citizen

Fairfield University extends president's contract through 2027

FAIRFIELD — The president of Fairfield University, Mark Nemec, will be staying on for another seven years. Fairfield University’s Board of Trustees announced Wednesday that the university has extended the contract of President Mark R. Nemec through the summer of 2027, according to a press release. In the release, the...
Register Citizen

Meet the candidates: Clinton Public Schools' Board of Education

CLINTON — There are four candidates running for Board of Education for Clinton Public Schools. Running for the open seats are incumbents Erica Gelven, Democrat, and Michael Hornyak and Peter Nye, both Republicans. The challenger is Democrat Jack Scherban. Leading up to the Nov. 2 election, Hearst Connecticut Media requested...

Danbury beats Westhill behind strong running of Taft

STAMFORD — Danbury football coach Augie Tieri said running back Artez Taft carried them Saturday against Westhill. On a few runs, including one in the second quarter where he shed tackle after tackle, he seemed to carry the entire Westhill team with him as well. Taft scored twice as Danbury...
New Haven Register

Milford Board of Education District 4 candidate: Cindy Wolfe Boynton

Current job: Writer and adjunct college professor at Yale School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University, University of New Haven and Housatonic Community College. Volunteering background, if any: Longtime community volunteer in Milford and throughout Connecticut. In Milford, organizations I have volunteered for include Beth El Homeless Shelter, Red Cross, Boy Scouts. Orchard Hills PTA, West Shore PTA, and the United Way. I have also organized several community-wide events, including Milford TV Turn-Off Week, Lights for Liberty and the Planet Pledge. On a statewide level, I am president of the Connecticut chapter of the National Organization for Women.
Middletown Press

New Haven schools report 6 Covid cases this week, 19 quarantining

NEW HAVEN— New Haven Public Schools reported six COVID-19 cases this week, with 19 other individuals forced to quarantine. Cases were confirmed in five different schools, Justin Harmon, director of marketing and communications for New Haven Public Schools, announced Saturday. Harmon said that after contract tracing was completed, another 19...
Chesire Herald

Rams Boys' Soccer Shuts Out Guilford On Saturday, Earns Share Of Oronoque Crown

Rams Boys' Soccer Shuts Out Guilford On Saturday, Earns Share Of Oronoque Crown. On Saturday night, Cheshire High School boys’ soccer (8-4-1) celebrated after earning their fifth straight victory, 1-0, over host Guilford (10-3-2) at Bittner Park. In avenging a 2-1 loss on Sept. 28 at home, the Rams tied the Grizzlies atop the Southern Connecticut Conference Oronoque Division (7-1) and earned a co-championship.

Milford Board of Education District 3 candidate: Holly E. Mulrenan

Current job: Post-secondary Health and Sciences Educator, Nursing and Science Tutor, Connecticut Licensed Registered Nurse. Volunteering background, if any: City of Milford Board of Health - Appointment; Goodwin University Advisory Board; VNA of South-Central Connecticut Advisory Board; Annual Read Aloud - Read School (Elementary and Middle School), Bridgeport; Parent Perspective Presentation: Freshmen Orientation, Jonathan Law High School, Milford, CT Downtown Cabaret Theatre Volunteer, Bridgeport; American Junior Legion Post 196 Baseball Volunteer; St. Vincent’s de Paul Day Soup Server.