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Community News For The Manchester Edition  Hartford Courant

MANCHESTER -- Registration for the 83rd annual Manchester Road Race will begin on Sept. 1. Runners can enter the 4.748-mile Thanksgiving Day race ...



Amid a debate over culture and respect, Manchester agrees to allow high school students to wear hats, durags in school  Hartford Courant

Mirroring an issue that has unfolded in cities across the nation, the Manchester school board voted earlier this month to ease its dress code and allow high ...



New Start, End Times For Some Manchester Schools In 2019-20  Manchester, CT Patch

MANCHESTER, CT — Post-Labor Day first days of school and new start and end times for some schools are highlights of the 2019-20 academic calendar for the ...



David Larkum Nelson  Hartford Courant

David Larkum Nelson, 78, of Vernon, beloved husband for 51 years of Paula (Adams) Nelson, passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at Rockville Hospital.



New Version Of Historic Sign Put Up In Manchester  Manchester, CT Patch

New Historic Sign Put Up In Manchester - Manchester, CT - A new version of a traditional historic sign celebrates Manchester's contributions and has a slight ...



Manchester High School Considers Changing Mascot  NBC Connecticut

The Indians have been the Manchester High School mascot since 1949, but a group of current students is spearheading a proposal to change that.



Manchester High School Gets A New Nickname  Manchester, CT Patch

MANCHESTER, CT — Manchester High School has a new nickname — the Red Hawks. The board of education made it official Tuesday in a unanimous vote to ...



Registration Information Announced For 2019 Manchester Road Race  Manchester, CT Patch

Registration Info For 2019 Manchester Road Race - Manchester, CT - Registration details have been announced for the 83rd running of the Manchester Road ...



Police: Mystic Middle School Employee Was Drunk On Field Trip  Stonington, CT Patch

Cops: Mystic Middle Staffer Drunk On Field Trip - Stonington-Mystic, CT - Stacy Shaw, 51, a former Mystic Middle School paraprofessional, pleaded not guilty to ...



Manchester High School Nickname Transition To Be Thoughtful  Manchester, CT Patch

New Nickname Transition To Be 'Thoughtful' At MHS - Manchester, CT - A committee will oversee the transition from 'Indians' to 'Red Hawks' at Manchester ...



Manchester High students campaigning to change school’s ‘Indians’ nickname  Hartford Courant

If a group of students has its way, Manchester High School will soon be looking to replace its “Indians” nickname and mascot.



Manchester High School | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — These students were named to the third-quarter honor roll at Manchester High School.



Students push to replace "Indians" mascot at Manchester High  WFSB

Students at Manchester High School are looking to change the name of the school's mascot.



PD: Stonington school employee accused of drinking on field trip  WFSB

A school employee from Stonington is under arrest, accused of drinking on school field trip.



Manchester High School gets $500000 grant to widen learning opportunities  Hartford Courant

A $500000 grant to Manchester High School from a Boston-based foundation is meant to help the school broaden students' learning opportunities.



Manchester High students seeking mascot change  Gametime CT

A group of Manchester High School students is pushing for the school to change its nickname and mascot. Manchester High has been known as the Indians ...



Brien McMahon, Norwalk Among CTs Top 100 Public High Schools  Norwalk, CT Patch

CT's Top Public High Schools: New Ranking - Norwalk, CT - Niche.com recently released its annual list of the 100 best public high schools in Connecticut.



Boiler malfunction caused evacuation at Manchester High School  WFSB

Manchester High School was evacuated on Friday morning.



Carol L. Rodrigue  Hartford Courant

Carol L. (Morris) Rodrigue, age 79, wife of Benoit J. Rodrigue lost a long battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in East ...



Manchester High School Posts 1st-Quarter Honor Roll  Manchester, CT Patch

MANCHESTER — The following students were named to the 2018-19 first-quarter honor roll at Manchester High School. Grade 12. High Honors. Subscribe.



Board considers allowing hats, do-rags at high school  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Board of Education is expected to vote at its July 8 meeting on a policy change that would allow high school students to wear do-rags, ...



Your Manchester – Mascot Names | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

It stands just under eight feet tall and stares at you with its one eye. My granddaughter stood in front of the plywood cut-out staring back. “Why is it here?”



Police: Drunken chaperone from out-of-town school district arrested at Manchester High School  Hartford Courant

An intoxicated woman who was chaperoning for an out-of-town school district was arrested Friday at Manchester High School, police said.



Students gather signatures to change 'Indians' mascot | Connecticut & Region  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — A group of students at Manchester High School has gathered over 600 signatures from their peers on a petition to change the school's Indian ...



Gun Threat Puts Manchester High School In Brief Lockdown  Manchester, CT Patch

MANCHESTER, CT — Manchester High School was placed in lockdown mode Friday after a student threatened to harm others with a firearm, police said.



Manchester High School Graduate Sworn In As New State Treasurer  Manchester, CT Patch

Manchester HS Grad Sworn In As New State Treasurer - Manchester, CT - He was sworn in along with Governor Ned Lamont and other constitutional officers ...



Manchester High School Placed in Secure Mode After Rumor of Weapon  NBC Connecticut

Manchester High School was placed into secure mode around 9:30 a.m. on Friday after administrators learned there was a rumor that a student brought a ...



Classes resume at Manchester High School following lockdown  WTNH.com

Classes have resumed at Manchester High School after a brief lockdown Friday morning.



Manchester Students Fight to Change Their School Mascot  NBC Connecticut

A group of students in Manchester are fighting to have their school's mascot changed after they said it was offensive and they are holding a forum on Wednesday ...



Manchester board plans vote on Indian mascot  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Board of Education plans to vote on changing Manchester High School's Indian mascot at its June 24 meeting, following a presentation ...



Lock down lifted at Manchester High School following weapon threat  WFSB

MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) – Manchester High School was in lock down for a brief period of time on Friday due to rumors of a weapon.



$93 million in school renovations on Manchester ballot  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Voters will have their say Tuesday in a referendum on a $93 million plan to renovate three elementary schools to like-new condition by 2025 ...



Manchester school superintendent gets positive review, raise  Hartford Courant

School Superintendent Matt Geary received a positive performance review from the board of education and a two percent raise that boosts his pay to $197268.



MHS students present 'The Wizard of Oz' | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Manchester High School students will take the stage with a simulated flying house, ruby red slippers, and classic songs about coming home ...



Manchester board gives school superintendent good review, raise  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Board of Education on Monday gave Superintendent of Schools Matthew Geary a favorable evaluation and unanimously approved ...



Verplanck School fills new time capsule to represent 2019  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — During renovation work on Verplanck Elementary School, a time capsule that was enclosed in the building during its original cornerstone ...



MHS Class of 2019  Journal Inquirer

The Manchester High School Class of 2019: A:-Austin Adamowicz, Crystle Adhikary, Kevon Afriyie, Joseph Alegre, Stecy Alexis, Julianna Alfonso, Aaron Alibrio ...



Manchester educator wins state award for equity work  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The State Education Resource Center is honoring a longtime Manchester educator for years of work with the George A. Coleman Excellence ...



Hamden man caught vaping THC in Manchester High hallway, police say  Hartford Courant

Police say an 18-year-old man who was reported missing from a state-contracted facility in Hamden was caught vaping THC in a hallway at Manchester High ...



FOX61 Student News: Aidan Puffer, Manchester track star  FOX61 Hartford

Story by Meredith Keyt and Jessica Pardi, Manchester High Aidan Puffer is a freshman runner at Manchester High School. He has built a name for himself ...



Students to show off inventions, ideas at Saturday science fair  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Nearly 80 local students from kindergarten to high school will showcase inventions and discoveries at the PTA's eighth annual science fair on ...



YOUR MANCHESTER: D-Day paratroopers could put trust in Cheney craftsmanship  Journal Inquirer

This week is the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion of France. In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, the skies filled with searchlights and ...



Top Manchester High School Students Named  Patch.com

MHS Posts Second-Quarter Honor Roll - Manchester, CT - See who the top Manchester High School students were for the second quarter of the 2016-17 ...



Manchester High School Class of 2018  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — These students graduated Tuesday from Manchester High School.



Equity report calls for more teachers of color, long-term plan  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Researchers from a nonprofit equity group recommend that Manchester Public Schools develop a long-term strategy for reducing disparity in ...



'See how divided we are': Blumenthal talks civility, immigration, opioid crisis at Manchester High forum  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Words have consequences in political discourse, Sen. Richard Blumenthal told Manchester High School students on Wednesday in a ...



Manchester Democrats name slate for fall election  Hartford Courant

Democrats named four incumbents and two newcomers to the party's board of directors ticket for the November election.



Manchester Memorial Day Parade set for Monday  Hartford Courant

Two decorated Vietnam War veterans are to serve as marshals for the Memorial Day Parade, set for Monday.



Stay Engaged, 'Make A Difference,' Manchester High's Class Of 2018 Told  Hartford Courant

Speakers at Manchester High School's graduation Tuesday night invoked global wisdom, from the Zulus of South Africa to Teddy Roosevelt. The night began ...



A growing demographic brings demand for a cricket field to Manchester  Hartford Courant

The town of Manchester, home to a significant population from nations of the former British Empire, is building a cricket field to accommodate growing interest in ...



Principals Named At Manchester High And Middle Schools  Hartford Courant

The superintendent named new principals for Manchester High School and Illing Middle School, both familiar faces. Katelyn Miner, who has been serving as the ...



MHS grads celebrate achievement in graduation ceremony | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

HARTFORD — At times, Tuesday's Manchester High School graduation ceremony felt more like a concert, with music, cheering fans, and people standing on ...



Esports is sweeping the nation and Connecticut high schools are the latest groups to join in  Hartford Courant

With it's inagural season at the high school level in the books, Connecticut is ready to embrace esports.



Manchester High School Posts Honor Roll  Manchester, CT Patch

MANCHESTER — The following students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Manchester High School. General Honors. Grade 9. Subscribe.



Teachers remember camaraderie, persistence at Washington reunion | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Former Principal Cynthia Womack-Ross said she'll always remember Washington Elementary School as a place where teachers gave their ...



Attendance drops 20 percent following Manchester High School threat  WFSB

Police increased patrols at Manchester High School after a bomb threat was made.



Manchester High to Reopen Friday After Water Main Break  NBC Connecticut

Manchester High School will be closed on Thursday due to a water main break.



Manchester High School Posts 4Q Honor Roll  Patch.com

Manchester High School Posts 4Q Honor Roll - Manchester, CT - See who the top students were for the final marking period of 2016-17.



Manchester schools name administrators | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Manchester public schools will have more than a dozen new administrators in the new school year, from the elementary to the high school ...



East Catholic High School | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — These students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at East Catholic High School.



Manchester High School Honor Roll | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

HONORS. Manchester High School. MANCHESTER — These students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Manchester High School. GRADE 9.



Art in the Park in Manchester: 150 artists, music, dancers, food trucks  Hartford Courant

Art in the Park, the annual event in Manchester, will gather 150 artists, as well as musicians, dancers and food trucks, in Center Memorial Park.



Renovated Manchester School Opens With Technology, Slide Between Floors  NBC Connecticut

Tuesday was the first day of school for thousands of students in Manchester and the district just opened Waddell School, a newly renovated elementary school ...



Manchester High School Student-Athletes Collect Spring Honors  Manchester, CT Patch

Manchester Student-Athletes Collect Spring Honors - Manchester, CT - A total of 15 Indians received All-CCC and/or All-State recognition for their efforts during ...



Bolton High School | Honor Rolls  Journal Inquirer

BOLTON — These students were named to the second-quarter honor roll at Bolton High School.



Manchester charter school may move to former public school building  Hartford Courant

A local charter school has outgrown its space and is seeking to move to a former public school that closed in 2012.



Manchester High Seniors Remain A Strong Community At Graduation  Hartford Courant

Students from the Manchester High School Class of 2017 were reminded of their sense of community at their graduation ceremony at the Convention Center ...



Manchester Campaign Aims to Curb Underage Drinking  NBC Connecticut

A mysterious campaign to curb binge drinking is popping up around Manchester where high school students are celebrating homecoming this weekend.



No. 2 East Catholic rolls on rival's stage | Sports  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — It was the type of atmosphere you would expect when two undefeated cross-town rivals get together — a loud and boisterous packed house, ...



FOX61 Student News: MACC Charities  FOX61 Hartford

Story by Lena Muraski and Tiana Rawlings/ Manchester High School The Manchester Area Conference of Churches (MACC) strives to break cycles of poverty ...



Saturday packed with Pride in Manchester events  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Pride in Manchester Week wraps up Saturday, June 8, with events ranging from a bike rodeo, pet vaccinations, a rubber duck race, and ...



A new brewery is opening in Manchester this summer  Hartford Courant

A new brewery with an outdoor patio and is to open in downtown Manchester in July. Urban Lodge Brewing Co. will occupy about 7000 square feet at 47 Purnell ...



Jersey Mikes Sets Grand Opening Date For Manchester Restaurant  Manchester, CT Patch

Jersey Mike's Sets Manchester Grand Opening Date - Manchester, CT - Jersey Mike's Subs​ has scheduled its grand opening in Manchester with a charitable ...



Community news for Manchester edition  Hartford Courant

Panera Bread's bakery-cafes donate to Foodshare. AREAWIDE - Twelve of Panera Bread's bakery-cafes in the Greater Hartford, Connecticut area (Bristol, ...



Longtime Manchester High School Security Guard Remembered As A Friend To Thousands  Hartford Courant

Manchester High School officials dismissed students Wednesday morning following the sudden death of a security guard at the school from an unknown ...



Manchester school SRO fired over inappropriate texts with students  WFSB

A school resource officer at a middle school in Manchester was fired, police and school officials confirmed.



Pamela Potterton  Hartford Courant

Pamela "Pam" (Holmes) Potterton, 67, of Manchester, CT, and Dennisport, MA, passed away unexpectedly on February 21, 2019 at home. She was the loving ...



Unsung Hero: Marc Provera, Manchester  Manchester, CT Patch

Unsung Hero: Marc Provera, Manchester - Manchester, CT - Manchester Patch debuts this new periodic column, which features stories about young ...



'Rock Star' English Teacher Named Manchester's Teacher Of The Year  Hartford Courant

Manchester's teacher of the year is Kelly Shea, an English teacher at Manchester High School.



Jersey Mikes Officially Opens In Manchester With Local Promotion  Manchester, CT Patch

Jersey Mike's Officially Opens In Manchester - Manchester, CT - A popular sub shop chain has set up shop in Manchester.



Manchester High School Posts First Quarter 2016-17 Honor Roll  Patch.com

MANCHESTER — The following students were named to Manchester High School's 2016-17 first-quarter honor roll: Grade 12. High Honors. Subscribe. Arfan Ali ...



Tolland High School Class of 2019  Journal Inquirer

Grads laugh as Nate Lentocha, center in front of the computer monitor, plays a computer game on the auditorium's video system prior to the Tolland High School ...



Susan Paine Krinjak  Hartford Courant

Susan Paine Krinjak, of Manchester, CT, beloved wife of John H. Krinjak, died at home on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the age of 69, after a courageous ...



Rebuilding Together Manchester Celebrates 27 Years  Hartford Courant

Local business, groups, and community members came together to help those in need for Rebuilding Together Manchester, on April 27. The day was the local ...



Manchester hires deputy general manager | Manchester  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — After a longtime town employee retired at the end of the year, Manchester native Steve Stephanou moved back from Boston to fill the vacancy.



Odyssey proposal for Nathan Hale School draws interest  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Residents from across town filled the galleries of WORK_SPACE Monday to listen to and ask questions about a proposal for the reuse of the ...



East Hartford graduation 2 | Newsletters  Journal Inquirer

East Hartford grads enjoy their last moments as high school seniors together prior to the East Hartford High School graduation ceremony, Friday, June 14, 2019, ...



Little Free Libraries added at Manchester parks  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Manchester Women's Club's Little Free Libraries are open for business as ribbon-cutting ceremonies are held at each location.



FOX61 Student News: Center Perk Manchester  FOX61 Hartford

Story by Hailey Rodgers and Jennifer Rivard / Manchester High School Center Perk is a local breakfast and lunch restaurant. It is owned by Kim Barnett and ...



Eris C. Jenack  Hartford Courant

Eris (Carlson) Jenack, 99, of Manchester, beloved wife of the late Edward Jenack, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Eris was born ...



Heres How Every CT High School Ranks By County: U.S. News  Patch.com

Here's How CT High Schools Rank: U.S. News - Across Connecticut, CT - See how your high school compares to others nearby in this new list from U.S. News ...



Ready, set, sing: Silk City Chorus annual show Saturday  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — The Silk City Chorus will launch its annual show Saturday, Jan. 12, at Manchester High School Auditorium, 134 Middle Turnpike East.



Manchester HS Posts 4th Quarter Honor Roll  Manchester, CT Patch

Manchester HS Posts 4th Quarter Honor Roll - Manchester, CT - See who made the final-quarter 2017-18 honor roll at Manchester High School.



Career Fair For MHS Students May 14  Hartford Courant

The Manchester Office of School/Business Partnerships is helping prepare high school students for their future, with the Career & Technical Education ...



Manchester celebrates its heritage with Pride Week | Time Out  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Music, theater, food, and dancing will highlight festivities for eight days starting Saturday, June 1, as locals celebrate the 28th annual Pride of ...



MHS students will be allowed to wear head coverings  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — Manchester High School students will be allowed to wear hats, do-rags, and other head coverings when they come back to school after the ...



MHS logo  Journal Inquirer

Wearing a letter M as a team logo, Manchester's Logan Moore smiles after winning the Carl Peterson Boys Pole Vault at the 38th Annual Randy Smith ...



These CT Schools Prepare Students Best For College: New Report  Patch.com

Top 169 CT Schools That Prep Students For College - Across Connecticut, CT - A new report ranks the top 169 schools in Connecticut on how they best prepare ...



Arthur S. Lassow  Hartford Courant

Arthur S. Lassow, 80, a lifelong resident of Manchester, died peacefully Monday July 8, 2019 with family by his side. He was the beloved husband for 53 years of ...



Man Accused of Making Bomb Threat at Manchester, NH High School  NBC10 Boston

Police in New Hampshire have accused an 18-year-old man of making a bomb threat through social media at a Manchester high school. Police said they ...



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