Firefighters Demoted for Drug Use After Death Investigation
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One New Britain fire official has been fired and seven other firefighters have been disciplined following an investigation into drug use at firehouses around the Connecticut city, the mayor said. The investigation began after the apparent drug-related death of a 36-year-old off-duty firefighter in his home in January. The results of toxicology...
Connecticut in Color: Graduating Student-Athlete Advocates for Social Justice
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As schools across the country celebrate graduation, one of Quinnipiac University’s class of 2022 student-athletes is being celebrated for making an impact in her sport and in the campus community. Asia Johnson was just recognized by the university with the Emmanuel Laboy Social Justice Advocate award for her work making sure student-athletes are...
Young Musicians From New Britain Make a Difference in the Lives of Shelter Pets
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It was a great day to get outside and enjoy some music – just ask the dogs at Connecticut Humane Society. A group of fourth and fifth grade violin students at Jefferson Elementary School in New Britain got to perform for the pets at the shelter Friday. It’s part of the school’s “Paws with a Cause” program, which is a...
Thousands Participate in Race in the Park in New Britain to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research
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After a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, Race in the Park is back in person in New Britain on Saturday. Thousands of people are packing the streets at Walnut Hill Park. It’s clear it’s not just a race, but it’s more so a mission. It’s all about bringing people together to raise money to advance breast cancer research and education...
Golf: Tolland freshman Cunningham getting into the swing of things
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COVENTRY — Sophia Cunningham decided three years ago to go from the diamond to the rough.