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UConn bomb threat has been cleared

UPDATE 11:47 a.m.: UConn police have cleared the Tasker Building of any bomb threat, a…

Emma Thomas, a Joel Barlow High School sophomore, debates at the Calvin Coolidge debate tournament.

Barlow debater wins $500 scholarship prize at Dartmouth-Coolidge Tournament

A panel of nine judges heard arguments recently on a controversial topic: Are strong property…

Students in Joel Barlow High School, John Read Middle School and Redding Elementary School form the Re-WireNXT student atelier. Students learn about specific topics over a seven-week period and present projects to show what could be included in the future development of the old Gilbert & Bennett wiremill site in Georgetown. In front from left are, Lia Nicoloro, Juliette Nicoloro, Julian Ivaldi, Blythe Graziano, Caroline Wexler, Elizabeth Herman and Laura Stauffer. In back from left are high school interns, Olivia Ivaldi, Olivia Greenspan, Jamie Curtis, Matthew Hushion, Jonah Cerbin and Liana Viselli. Photo by Kaitlin Bradshaw

A student atelier envisions the future potential for the Gilbert & Bennett site

When residents talk about the future of the former Gilbert & Bennett wire mill site…

Gov. Dannel Malloy signs a ceremonial bill regarding the administration of epinephrine in public schools, with, from left, Helen Jaffe, state Rep. Kim Fawcett (R-133), Jamie Kapel, Weston First Selectman Gayle Weinstein, state Rep. John Shaban (R-135) and state Sen. Toni Boucher (R-26) looking on. Photo by Patricia Gay

New bill allows school employees to give epinephrine injection

The new law took effect on July 1, and allows trained school employees to administer the life-saving treatment epinephrine for emergency first aid to any students who may experience a severe allergic reaction and were not previously known to have serious allergies.

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