• Pomfret 21 hours ago

    Pomfret Students Recognized Nationally for Robot Invention

    Students from Pomfret School are finalists in a national coding competition. The group of teenagers engineered a robot that sprays cleaning solution and wipes surfaces. The competition, TI Codes by Texas Instruments, required students to design a machine that automates a process related to health, wellness or medicine during the pandemic. The students engineered a Germ Eliminating Rinsing Machine (GERM)….

  • Pomfret 21 hours ago

    Local Teenagers Work to Come Up With New Germ Fighting Invention

    Students from Pomfret School are finalists in a national coding competition. The group of teenagers engineered a robot that sprays cleaning solution and wipes surfaces.

  • Pomfret May 13

    Pomfret Couple Face Child Abuse Charges

    A Pomfret couple is facing child abuse charges. Jacqueline Barbour, 34, and Jason Carroll, 34, are charged with cruelty and risk of injury to a minor. The investigation began in January 2020 when staff at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center reached out about a 9-year-old girl who was a patient at the hospital. Hospital staff diagnosed her with chronic severe malnutrition…

  • Pomfret Nov 24, 2020

    Police Make Arrest After Seizure of Marijuana Plants

    State police arrested a Pomfret Man on Monday after they say he was growing marijuana plants on his property. Police said Shawn Cook, 56, had 15 fully mature pot plants on his property on Covell Road. The arrest comes after state police conducted a marijuana eradication operation in several towns in eastern Connecticut back in September. That operation included the…

  • Pomfret Jan 4, 2020

    Jeopardy Host Responds After Pomfret Students Send 1,000 Paper Cranes

    The famed host of Jeopardy, Alex Trebek, continues his fight against pancreatic cancer. A Connecticut grade school wanted to make sure he knew that he was not alone. “He brings joy to the learning aspect of almost everything,” said Emma Costa, a seventh-grade student at Pomfret Community School. Costa has been watching Jeopardy since she was 8 years old. Her…

  • Pomfret Jan 4, 2020

    Pomfret Students Send Support to Alex Trebek

    A group of Pomfret students sent 1,000 paper cranes to Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek to support him in his battle with pancreatic cancer.

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