Schools opened in New Britain Tuesday welcoming students, many of whom were getting used to new surroundings. In a push to reestablish “neighborhood schools,” the city underwent redistricting that reassigned many students. Here are some scenes from the first day at Vance Village Elementary School, a K-5 school with a student body of about 500 children.
- Friends Jacob Desilets, 18, left, and Collin Robertson, 17, play a friendly game with hockey sticks and a puck while skating at Charter Oak Park in Manchester Monday after school. Desilets, a senior, and Robertson, a junior attend Manchester High School. MICHAEL McANDREWS | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Snow Day
- Alert to the arrival of her car, seagulls flock for a buffet of cheezy popcorn courtesy of Rocky Hill resident Marian Lazzeri Thursday afternoon. Lazzeri brings the popcorn, her favorite, to the Rocky Hill boat launch to feed the birds every day. MICHAEL McANDREWS | email@example.com
- Some awesome art off the wire from the East Coast blizzard Saturday. Here are 5 of my Faves:
- Here’s a cool panoramic.