Burlington Community Fund provides grant for high school weight room improvements

The weight room at Lewis S. Mills High School is getting a lift to benefit the student-athletes, now that the Burlington Community Fund at Main Street Community Foundation has awarded the high school a $1,000 grant. Specifically, the grant will be used to purchase and install new mirrors to enhance the student-athletes’ training. Read More of  Burlington Community Fund provides grant for high school weight room improvements

Region 10 names Patti Smaldone Teacher of the Year

BURLINGTON >> “I have the best job. This is the only job I’ve ever wanted to have.” Those are the first words Region 10’s Teacher of the Year Patti Smaldone spoke, as she discussed receiving the honor. “Even when I was young, I wanted to work with kids,” she said. “I was a counselor, a swim instructor, I baby-sat. I was honing my classroom management skills at a young age, preparing me for what I would later become.” A proud product of Region 10 Schools, Smaldone began her career at Read More …

Health Department Releases June Restaurant Inspection Scores

The Bristol-Burlington Health Department monthly inspects businesses serving food to ensure restaurants and other food retail outlets are following safe food handling procedures. Connecticut regulates how often these inspections take place, and what specific items the inspectors look for, but, in general, health inspectors check that safeguards are in place to protect food from contamination by food handlers, cross-contamination, and contamination from other sources in the restaurant. Monthly inspection reports are released to the public online at The Bristol-Burlington Health Department website or in person. Inspection results performed by The Bristol-Burlington Health Department for June 2017 are as follows: 6/1 Read More …

KING, RICHARD PAUL

Richard Paul King of Brush Creek, TN, formally of Burlington, CT., was born Sept. 16, 1933, son of the late Thomas and Olive Gibson King and departed… Read more of  <strong><span style=”color: #ff0000;”><a style=”color: #ff0000;” href=”http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/RegisterCitizenObituaries/~3/5kqHIs9BtbU/obituary.aspx” target=”_new”>KING, RICHARD PAUL</a></span></strong>

Bristol Hospital to Bring New Life Downtown

After almost a decade of waiting for the City to develop the former mall site, Bristol Hospital has stepped in and purchased a large portion of the now called Centre Square for development. The hospital plans to construct a 60,000 square foot two-story building that will house an Ambulatory Care Center. The building is expected to employ dozens of medical professionals while servicing thousands of patients downtown. Last month Bristol Hospital sealed the deal by officially signing the purchase agreement with the City. Developer Rendina Healthcare Real Estate plans to develop a high-quality project transforming downtown Bristol and Read More …

Berkshire League ponders where future will lead

Northwestern athletic director Fred Williams is president of the Berkshire League.Jim Shannon Republican-American By STEVE BARLOW Republican-American A loud sigh of relief could be heard across Litchfield County nearly two months ago when the Region 10 Board of Education decided it would keep Lewis Mills High in the Berkshire League rather than pursue membership in the Central Connecticut Conference. “Personally, I’m happy Lewis Mills decided to stay,” said Gilbert athletic director Pat Cooke. “Lewis Mills is a big part of the Berkshire League.” “Mills would have been a big chip Read More …

Lewis S. Mills High School fourth-quarter honor roll, 2016-17

BURLINGTON >> The following students were named to the fourth-quarter honor roll for the 2016-17 academic year at Lewis S. Mills High School. High honors Grade 12: Samira Abdelrehim, Trevor Baker, Shannon Cahalane, Meghan Conlin, Elijah Cosentino, William Coughlin, Patrick Currier, Jean-Luc Daigle, Brian Drisdelle, Kate Fabrizio, Rowdy Gagnon, Jake Gilbert, Olivia Gillette, Emily Hamel, Jacob Honig, Isabel Joiner, Jaedon Jones, John Keegan, Ashley Kucharski, Madisyn Longdin, Griffen Mansfield, Mark Nezas, Emily Ollero, William Ponte, Megan Porga, Charles Rau, Caleb Reynolds, Julia Rich, Ilana Richter, Cally Roy, Ashley Sacchi, Melanie Read More …

Local School for Autism Celebrates 1st Graduation

Proud parents, faculty and fellow students celebrated the achievements of the first group of students to graduate from the 8th grade at the Fresh Start School in Canton. The June 21st ceremony was held at the Canton Community Baptist Church followed by a reception at the school. Students from ten towns across the state attend the school for its innovative approach to helping children with autism learn. The Fresh Start School is a state approved special education program for children ages 11-18 founded by FOCUS Center for Autism in 2016. Read More …

Certain school records to be destroyed

Burlington >> Members of the Lewis S. Mills High School CLASS OF 2009 should be aware that their cumulative folders will be destroyed on or about Aug. 1. If any members of this class would like to claim their folders, contact Ms. Berardinelli in the Counseling Department before Aug. 1. Berardinelli may be reached at 860-673-0423 x15311. Read More of  Certain school records to be destroyed

Hackett, Tuxbury capture Fairfield half marathon crowns

FAIRFIELD – When Everett Hackett took the lead around the halfway point, he never let it go. Hackett, who hails from West Hartford, became not only the first American, but the first Connecticut runner in recent memory, to win the 37th annual Faxon Law Fairfield Half Marathon Sunday, traversing the 13.1-mile course in 1:07.16. Hackett’s victory snapped a string of at least 15 straight wins by elite Ethopian or Keynan runners dating back to 2002 – with the list likely a lot longer. “I didn’t realize that,” said Hackett about Read More …

Canton Police are investigating a car crash after 2 people were killed

Read more of  Canton Police are investigating a car crash after 2 people were killed CANTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Canton Police are investigating a car crash after two people were killed Saturday night. Police say after receiving numerous calls about a two car accident on Route 44 near Colonial Road, emergency personnel arrived and located two significantly damaged motor vehicles. According to police, three occupants were located in one vehicle and one was located in the second vehicle. They say emergency medical care was initiated for the occupants in both vehicles. Authorities Read More …

Torrington to celebrate Independence Day July 7-8; Burlington enrolling for summer programs; murder mystery dinner benefits school

TORRINGTON >> The City of Torrington will hold the annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks show on Friday, July 7th at the Torrington Middle School. This year, the carnival will take place on both Friday, July 7, and Saturday July 8, with Saturday serving as the rain date for the fireworks display. Read More of  Torrington to celebrate Independence Day July 7-8; Burlington enrolling for summer programs; murder mystery dinner benefits school

Burlington Roundup — Results on New/Revised Ordinances

Burlington held a Special Town Meeting to vote on the acceptance of new and revised Town Ordinances. Burlington has a set of Ordinances that were originally developed prior to 1974 and have been amended in 1978 and 1980. These ordinances cover numerous items from elections, cemeteries to recycling and street numbers. Below are the results of the vote. Ordinance Voting Results Advertising Matter & Newspaper on Private Property Agriculture Commission Alarm Systems Alcoholic Beverages Drones Dogs Hawkers & Peddlers Public Place Right to Farm Sidewalk and Hydrant MaintenanceFiled under: Burlington Roundup Read More …

Homeless man charged for drawing swastika on theater entrance in Stamford

Photo: Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut Media Image 1of/5 Caption Close Image 1 of 5 Accompanied by a police officer, Crime Scene Investigator Ed Rondano, right, carries an evidence bag of fecal matter from the scene where anti-Semitic graffiti was found on the windows of Rich Forum in Stamford, Conn. Monday, June 18, 2017. Swatikas and fecal matter were found on the windows Monday morning. less Accompanied by a police officer, Crime Scene Investigator Ed Rondano, right, carries an evidence bag   Read more of  Homeless man charged for drawing swastika on Read More …