A losing bidder who claimed the Patrick administration gave a company operated by the Communist Chinese government the “inside track” on a lucrative contract to manufacture Red and Orange Line subway cars was dealt a legal setback yesterday. Superior Court Judge Mitchell Kaplan yesterday denied rival Hyundai Rotem’s request for a preliminary injunction — which would have halted the $566.6 million subway car contract between the MBTA and China CNR Corp., signed in the final weeks of Gov.
Jarkelious Kelly, a graduating senior at Woodville-Tompkins Technical and Career High School, was awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Woodville-Tompkins High School Alumni Scholarship Foundation.
Jarkelious has a 3.0 grade-point average, works at a fast food restaurant and is involved in the Savannah Youth Council, Neighborhood Youth Ambassadors and the Student Leadership Team.
Students from Marshpoint Elementary and May Howard Elementary recently participated in the Coastal STEMfest hosted by the Coastal Middle School Technology Student Association.
The event featured conference-style competitions related to science, technology, engineering and math taught at Coastal Middle School. Fourth- and fifth-graders were guided through designing, building and testing planes, bridges, robot video games and dragsters.
Marshpoint Elementary students earned the most points in the five combined categories and were presented with the STEMfest banner to hang in their school.
Savannah Arts Academy student Eric R. Aupperle has been awarded a National Merit Scholarship from the University of Chicago.
Aupperle was one of 2,200 students in the nation to receive a National Merit Scholarship financed by a U. S. college or university. Sponsor colleges select scholarship winners each year from among the finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
These awards provide students with $500 to $2,000 annually for up to four years.
Earlier this spring, St.
Lathrop murder suspect arrestedSTOCKTON — Employees of a downtown Stockton business on Wednesday helped authorities apprehend a man who was wanted for murder in Lathrop, the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said. On Monday, the Sheriff’s Office distributed a photograph of Reginald Holland, 58, who was wanted in connection with the weekend shooting death of 52-