In response to recent events involving the delivery of envelopes with white powder to Connecticut schools, Mansfield Public Schools will open all regular mail outside of its buildings, Superintendent of Schools Fred Baruzzi announced Friday.
“This is being done as a precaution to ensure that our regular instructional program will not be disrupted and is not based on any credible threat to any of our schools,” Baruzzi said in an e-mail to parents.
According to various news reports, an envelope with an unknown , Ruth Chaffee Elementary School in Newington and the Rowland State Government Center in Waterbury.
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All three of those buildings will be closed on Friday as investigations continue.
Baruzzi went on to say that the district would continue the practice “until further notice” under the guidance of Connecticut State Police.