Education

Manchester School of Technology graduates 65 and says farewell to 15-year principal

It was a bittersweet graduation ceremony for Manchester School of Technology High School’s graduating class of 2021. Sixty-five graduates were recognized for their academic achievements, scholarships and awards, and they said goodbye to their high school years, ready to move on to the next challenge. Meanwhile, Principal Karen Machado is saying goodbye to the school she has led for the past 15 years.  READ MORE

Government

Senate committee rejects late amendment to tweak state’s involuntary hospital admission law

Following a two-hour public hearing on a controversial amendment Tuesday that would expand hospitals’ ability to detain patients who are a danger to themselves and others, and broaden the definition of community mental health programs, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted unanimously not to recommend the amendment, and referred the base bill back to the House. READ MORE