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(From McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Connecticut Post - Bridgeport, Connecticut)
Byline: MariAn Gail Brown
There's no dancing around the fact that the Lisa Mennilli Dance Academy owes a one-time student several hundred dollars.
More than a year and a half ago, Lisa Mennilli Brackett promised her dance academy would refund the $726 tuition to the student's mom, Maria Malafronte, of Shelton. Malafronte had asked for a refund within hours of her daughter, Gillian, attending the Monroe dance school a single time in September 2010. Gillian realized the class was way beyond her abilities.
But when it came time to write the check, Mennilli Brackett …