The North Haven Citizen

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Volume 17, Number 21

ACES bus featured at VP Harris event Vice President Kamala Harris took a look at North Havenbased Area Cooperative Educational Services' first full-size electric school bus May 20 in Falls Church, Virginia.

will be created to enhance clean public transportation and school buses and will

VP Harris was in town to discuss the importance of clean energy and how replacing diesel buses with electric vehicles can benefit the environment. In March, the BidenHarris Administration announced that federal actions

Area Cooperative Educational Services unveiled the first fullsize electric school bus in Connecticut at an Oct. 15, 2021 event at the ACES Transportation headquarters at 60 United Drive.

See Bus, A3

Friday, May 27, 2022

Experts discuss ways to prevent sexual abuse of children By Claudia Hilario Record-Journal staff

A breach of trust is often an element in cases of child sexual abuse, which occur far more often in situations where the victims know their abusers, experts say. “Grooming is one of the most common tactics used by those who abuse children,” said Beth Hamilton, executive director of the Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence. “Grooming a child, their family and their community allows a person to methodically build trust that can be used to manipulate, coerce or force children to engage in sexual activities.”

MEET THE NIGHTHAWKS North Haven Public Schools have unveiled the image for their new mascot, the Nighthawk. Celebrated artist Tim O’Brien, a member of the North Haven High School Class of 1983, created the design. O’Brien is pictured with NHHS art teacher Diana Blythe. See story on A24.

That’s what Wallingford police allege happened in the case of Adam Romo, a respected mariachi instructor, who founded the Mariachi Academy of New England based in North Haven. In March, Wallingford police charged Romo, 36, with two counts of second-degree sexual assault, six counts of risk of in-

Nicole Zappone, The Citizen

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