Local News for Newington, Connecticut


Motorcycle Madness

Event date: May 16, 2019 Event Time: 04:30 PM – 09:30 PMLocation: Garfield StreetNewington, CT 06111Description:Save the date for this exciting and growing event! Spend the evening at Mill Pond Park enjoying live music, food trucks, specialty and craft vendors, and of course, hundreds of motorcycles! Read the article on newingtonct.gov READ MORE.

Paul Newman film series: Hud

Event date: May 15, 2019 Event Time: 06:30 PM – 09:00 PMLocation: Newington, CT 06111Description:Join Professor Gil Gigliotti as we look at four iconic Paul Newman films, all of them nominated for Academy Awards and other film industry recognitions.Hud (1963) starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas, and Patricia Neal.Winner of 3 Academy Awards, including a best READ MORE.

Tech Help

Event date: May 15, 2019 Event Time: 10:00 AM – 02:00 PMLocation: 120 Cedar StreetNewington, CT 06111Description:Tech Center volunteers, Ken, Jay and Jim are available to help with technology (cell phone, laptops, tablets, software, etc) related questions. No appointment necessary, just drop in with your device or use our computers. Read the article on newingtonct.gov READ MORE.

Newington police investigating armed robbery at Walmart

Police in Newington are investigating an attempted armed robbery on Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, units responded to the Walmart at 3164 Berlin Turnpike. Authorities said a Hispanic man and woman displayed a firearm when loss prevention tried to apprehend them. The duo then fled the scene in a silver vehicle, traveling northbound on Route READ MORE.

Newington parents, students look to save field trip to D.C.

Parents and students in Newington will be fighting to save a field trip that’s been running for over 30 years. Starting next year, the eighth grade class trip to the nation’s capital is cancelled. There’s a lot of disappointment and frustration among the parents and students, especially since this is been going on for decades. READ MORE.

Movies & More: On the Basis of Sex

Event date: May 14, 2019 Event Time: 01:00 PM – 03:15 PMLocation: Newington, CT 06111Description:The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that led to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. Starring Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux. Running READ MORE.