Inspiring future scientists, Clayton A. Bouton High School students in Ted Simon’s Advanced Placement physics class held a festival on June 7 to launch their weather balloon and get kids excited about science and technology. A balloon with a payload is to reach 100,000 feet as video cameras film the journey and the curvature of the Earth.

New Scotland Councilman Daniel Mackay starts a new job next week as executive director for the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation.

The Voorheesville native whose parents were both music teachers, the 35-year-old won a Boston/New England Emmy for live audio engineering on a talent show.

The planning board here approved a request by DJK Holdings to use 15.6 acres at 1120 Delaware Turnpike as a nursery for plants.

After facing possible felony charges, the teens arrested in April for making a mess of the high school, causing a teacher to fall and seek medical care, were charged with non-criminal disorderly conduct.

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