It's that time of year, as Connecticut students head back to school.

Aug 26, 2014

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

How to Pick a Safe Backpack for Your Child

From kindergarten through college, most students will at some point need a backpack and making the wrong choice can be painful.

Aug 23, 2013

Tips on Saving for College

Tips on Saving for College

Frank Mancini, of Connex Credit Union, recommends start saving for your children’s college education as early as possible with a 529 college plan. Save what you can, even when they are babies, if possible.

Aug 23, 2013

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

How to Stay Healthy When School Resumes

Jared Skowron, a naturopathic expert, offers tips on how to stay healthy and the bugs and germs that circulate in school.

Aug 22, 2013

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

Back-to-School Comparison Shopping

News4's Liz Crenshaw shopped around three different stores to check where you can find the best deals for back to school shopping.

Jan 23, 2013
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By Bob Connors

Back to School 2012

Photos of students on their first day of school around Connecticut. See Full Gallery

Aug 24, 2012

Students Benefit from Donated School Supplies

Students Benefit from Donated School Supplies

NBC Connecticut s Back to School supply drive will help benefit Connecticut students who often go to class without the essentials.

Aug 24, 2012

An iPad for Every Freshman

An iPad for Every Freshman

For the second year, Brookfield High School will provide incoming freshmen with iPads to use during classes throughout the school year.

Aug 22, 2012

Find Back-to-School Shopping Deals

Find Back-to-School Shopping Deals

With parents spending more on back-to-school shopping this year than ever before, some are finding ways to save money.

Mar 20, 2013

NBC Connecticut Back To School Supply Drive 2012

NBC Connecticut Back To School Supply Drive 2012

Donate school supplies to help local students in need.

Aug 24, 2012

School Opening Dates

School Opening Dates

Check to see when schools open and close.

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Police Seize Almost 140 Pounds of Marijuana

Police Seize Almost 140 Pounds of Marijuana

A Connecticut drug task force seized almost 140 pounds of marijuana when they made an arrest in Stafford on Thursday.

Hidden Cash Craze Hits Hartford

Hidden Cash Craze Hits Hartford

Someone is giving away cash in Hartford this holiday weekend and all you have to do is follow the clues on Twitter to take part.

Man Threatened Girlfriend with Ax: Cops

Man Threatened Girlfriend with Ax: Cops

West Haven police have arrested a 54-year-old man who is accused of chasing his girlfriend with an ax and threatening to kill her because he thought she stole money from him.

Lifeguards Rescue 3 Dozen Swimmers at Misquamicut

Lifeguards Rescue 3 Dozen Swimmers at Misquamicut

Officials at Misquamicut State Beach say lifeguards rescued more than three dozen swimmers on Thursday from dangerous rip currents brought on by Hurricane Cristobal far off the New England coast.

Navy Sailor Accused of Abusing 2-Month-Old Son

Navy Sailor Accused of Abusing 2-Month-Old Son

A 24-year-old father from Groton has been arrested, accused of abusing his 2-month-old son and causing life-threatening injuries.

Teacher Tweets About Wanting to Stab Students

Teacher Tweets About Wanting to Stab Students

A teacher in California's Bay Area has been reprimanded after she reportedly tweeted that she wanted to stab some students and that her "trigger finger is itchy." The San Jose Mercury News reports...