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Tuesday 01/24/2023
newington-parks-and-rec-achieving-statewide-recognition Newington Parks and Rec achieving statewide recognition
icon Posted: 24 January 2023 [09:34 AM]

NEWINGTON – Newington Parks and Recreation is achieving statewide recognition. Two individuals and one program representing the department recently received awards at the CT Recreation and Parks Association (CRPA) Awards Luncheon at Mohegan Sun Casino. “It is truly…

Thursday 01/19/2023
gfwc-newingtonwethersfield-womens-club-hosting-fundraiser GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Women's Club hosting fundraiser
icon Posted: 19 January 2023 [01:33 PM]

Erica Drzewiecki @drzewieckinbh NEWINGTON – Need an excuse to go out to eat on a Tuesday night? The GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Women’s Club is hosting a fundraiser for its scholarship fund on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 3 to 10 p.m. at…

Tuesday 01/17/2023
Friday 01/13/2023
more-than-30-active-blight-complaints-currently-being-handled-in-newington More than 30 active blight complaints currently being handled in Newington
icon Posted: 13 January 2023 [10:19 AM]

NEWINGTON – There are currently over 30 properties where active blight complaints are being handled in town. Newington’s Zoning Enforcement Officer Erik Hinckley updated elected officials on the blight list at the last meeting of the Town Council Jan.…

Thursday 01/12/2023
Wednesday 01/11/2023
gov-lamont-outlines-his-vision-for-the-state Gov. Lamont outlines his vision for the state
icon Posted: 11 January 2023 [01:35 PM]

Gov. Ned Lamont outlined his vision for the state in the coming year at Council of Small Towns (COST)’s 2023 Connecticut Town Meeting Wednesday. Lamont was the keynote speaker at the meeting, which was held at the Aqua Turf…

comedy-show-coming-to-polish-american-club-in-newington Comedy show coming to Polish American Club in Newington
icon Posted: 11 January 2023 [11:35 AM]

NEWINGTON – The laughs should be emanating from the Polish American Club the first Friday in March. Newington Chamber of Commerce’s Comedy Night is coming to the club at 140 Wilson Ave. on Friday, March 3. Doors open at…

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Wednesday 12/28/2022
newingtons-top-5-storylines-for-2022 Newington's Top 5 storylines for 2022
icon Posted: 28 December 2022 [10:26 AM]

NEWINGTON – The town faced some speed bumps and setbacks over the last year, but all is well and generally on track as 2022 comes to a close. Here are a look back at the top storylines of the…

Tuesday 12/27/2022
newington-seeking-nominations-for-volunteer-of-the-year-award Newington seeking nominations for Volunteer of the Year award
icon Posted: 27 December 2022 [10:03 AM]

NEWINGTON – Do you know someone who is generous, caring and compassionate with their time or resources? The town of Newington has begun its annual search for Volunteer of the Year and is now soliciting nominations from the community.…

Tuesday 12/20/2022
condo-fire-reported-in-newington Condo fire reported in Newington
icon Posted: 20 December 2022 [12:46 PM]

NEWINGTON – Firefighters responded to a condo fire Monday night. The blaze was reported around 6:46 p.m. at 504 Churchill Drive, where firefighters encountered heavy fire coming from the garage of the unit. Kirk Rosemond, public information officer for…

newington-takes-part-in-wreaths-across-america-ceremony Newington takes part in Wreaths Across America ceremony
icon Posted: 20 December 2022 [09:54 AM]

NEWINGTON – Town dignitaries joined local Scout troops, clergymen and members of the GFWC Newington/Wethersfield Women’s Club honoring veterans over the weekend. The club’s annual Wreaths Across America ceremony took place Saturday at West Meadow Cemetery. “Tim Manke, scoutmaster…

Monday 12/19/2022
no-injuries-after-motorist-crashes-into-pole-in-newington No injuries after motorist crashes into pole in Newington
icon Posted: 19 December 2022 [12:05 PM]

NEWINGTON – A motorist crashed into a utility pole over the weekend. Newington volunteer firefighters said around 11:34 p.m. Saturday that they were responding to Louis Street for the report of a car versus pole. According to firefighters, no…

four-newington-families-will-have-their-christmas-wishes-granted Four Newington families will have their Christmas wishes granted
icon Posted: 19 December 2022 [11:10 AM]

NEWINGTON – Four families in town will have their Christmas wishes granted this season by a generous group of teachers. Newington’s chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK) bought gifts for four households served by the Newington Department of Human…

Friday 12/16/2022
friday-ficks-the-perfect-holiday-gift FRIDAY FICKS: The perfect holiday gift
icon Posted: 16 December 2022 [10:14 AM]

Friday Ficks "If you don't have a friend in the world, you'll find one at The Bowery."  So said the sign when I walked into The Bowery in Myrtle Beach in 1984. First opened during WWII, this South Carolina bar…

Thursday 12/15/2022
Wednesday 12/14/2022
forward-approach-physical-therapy-opens-in-newington Forward Approach Physical Therapy opens in Newington
icon Posted: 14 December 2022 [02:34 PM]

NEWINGTON – Physical therapy isn’t just about treating an injury, according to a new practitioner in town. That’s the philosophy shared by Stephanie Ward, owner of Forward Approach Physical Therapy, which just opened at 18A Cedar St. between Starbucks…

Tuesday 12/13/2022
Friday 12/09/2022
Wednesday 12/07/2022
newington-librarys-winterfest-is-returning Newington library's Winterfest is returning
icon Posted: 07 December 2022 [02:47 PM]

NEWINGTON – The library’s beloved Winterfest is returning in the New Year following a two-year hiatus. The Friends of the Lucy Robbins Welles Library last held their annual fundraising in social in Jan. 2020, right before the covid-19…

newington-resident-is-being-featured-in-a-renowned-scholarly-journal Newington resident is being featured in a renowned scholarly journal
icon Posted: 07 December 2022 [02:44 PM]

NEWINGTON – A local resident is being featured in a renowned scholarly journal. Newington native Evan Lopes, a student in Hofstra University’s Rabinowitz Honors College, recently had his work published in Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy. Lopes’ essay,…

Tuesday 12/06/2022
jersey-mikes-subs-comes-to-newington Jersey Mike's Subs comes to Newington
icon Posted: 06 December 2022 [01:04 PM]

NEWINGTON – The town just found a new friend and place to feed in Jersey Mike’s Subs, which opened its newest location at 12B Fenn Road at the end of November. Located in the same building as…

Friday 12/02/2022
friday-ficks-for-whom-the-bell-tolls FRIDAY FICKS: For whom the bell tolls
icon Posted: 02 December 2022 [11:55 AM]

Friday Ficks My initial reaction to it was not favorable. It reminded me of “Hells Bells'' by ACDC, a rather apocalyptic song about Satan, hell and all that evil stuff. The sound of the tolling bells on the title track…

Thursday 12/01/2022
newingtons-night-of-lights-event-taking-place-saturday-night Newington's Night of Lights event taking place Saturday night
icon Posted: 01 December 2022 [01:27 PM]

NEWINGTON – Downtown Newington will showcase the holiday season this weekend. Newington Parks and Recreation’s Annual Night of Lights is set to take place this Saturday, Dec. 3 beginning at 5 p.m. “It is such a wonderful night…

Wednesday 11/30/2022
Tuesday 11/29/2022
newington-police-blotter Newington police blotter
icon Posted: 29 November 2022 [10:20 AM]

Newington police report the following: Nov. 18 David James Stevens, 25, 29 Coachmen Ln., Newington, violation of probation Nov. 21 Jonathan Grajales-medina, 31, 59 Lincoln St. 1fl., New Britain, pos control substance – first offense, third-degree criminal trespass, interfere…

Monday 11/28/2022
Friday 11/25/2022
friday-ficks-an-absolutely-brilliant-legacy FRIDAY FICKS: An absolutely brilliant legacy
icon Posted: 25 November 2022 [10:16 AM]

Friday Ficks "Staff Sergeant Carl R. Ficks is hereby Honorably Discharged from the military service of the United States of America. This certificate is awarded as a testimonial of Honest and Faithful Service to this Country."  So it is written…

newington-police-blotter Newington police blotter
icon Posted: 25 November 2022 [09:53 AM]

Newington police report the following: Nov. 16 Naomi Martinez, 51, 23 Beacon St., Newington, disorderly conduct Richard Martinez, 45, 23 Beacon St., Newington, disorderly conduct, third-degree assault Renato V. Colan, 46, 1873 Broad St. Fl. 2, Hartford, disorderly conduct Nicholas…

Wednesday 11/23/2022
newington-police-blotter Newington police blotter
icon Posted: 23 November 2022 [10:22 AM]

Newington police report the following: Nov. 14 Michael Orozco, 31, 459 Center St., Meriden, ill opn mv under infl alc/drug Nov. 15 Lia Sforza, 25, 123 Thunderbird Dr., Naugatuck, sixth-degree larceny, conspiracy to commit/sixth-degree larceny Enrico Venditte, 28, 10…

Monday 11/21/2022
newington-thanksgiving-turkey-trot-set-for-this-thursday Newington Thanksgiving Turkey Trot set for this Thursday
icon Posted: 21 November 2022 [10:02 AM]

NEWINGTON – A very special tradition will happen in a neighborhood in the town’s northwest corner this Thanksgiving. The 12th annual Newington Thanksgiving Turkey Trot is set to take place Thursday, Nov. 24, beginning with a group photo at…

newington-high-school-honor-roll Newington High School Honor Roll
icon Posted: 21 November 2022 [10:01 AM]

Newington High School Newington High School students who received honors. HIGH HONORS GRADE  12 Mason Affricano Zeina Al Ramahi Beckham Alderucci Sarah Amaral Desiree Aparo Danel Barreto Rivera Jackson Beaman Cassyopeia Begich Morgan Belaski Olivia Bernier Olivia Blueford Alivia Borselle Alissa Brooks Kyle Bross Padraig Brown Gabriela Caceres Julian Caldwell Lucy Campbell Alaina Charette Joshua Chrzanowski Jackson…

newington-police-blotter Newington police blotter
icon Posted: 21 November 2022 [09:57 AM]

Newington police report the following: Nov. 11 Aren Anthony Rakus, 25, 88 Cumberland Ave., Wethersfield, evade resp-injury/prop damage, ill opn mv under infl alc/drug, failure to drive in proper lane John Frederick Williams, 34, 150 Charter Oak Ave., Hartford, sixth-degree…

Friday 11/18/2022
pet-of-the-week-precious PET OF THE WEEK: Precious
icon Posted: 18 November 2022 [12:36 PM]

PET OF THE WEEK Precious Beagle/Jack Russell terrier mix 10 years old Spayed female Black, tan and white I can live in a single family home. I want to live with kids over 10. I need a cat free home.…