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Manchester, Connecticut is located in Hartford County. Zip codes in Manchester, CT include 06041, 06042, and 06045. The median home price in Manchester is $174,900 which is roughly $120/per square foot. More Manchester information.

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4 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Gubernatorial Candidates Campaign With Different Styles

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy had a packed schedule last Monday, attending a chamber of commerce breakfast in Meriden, a ceremony marking the completion of a hospital tower in Farmington and then a meet-and-greet with participants at a charity bike race in Hartford. Candidate Dan Malloy had a busy Monday, too: he embarked on a business tour and held a press conference on an urban jobs initiative in Hartford, toured an aerospace company in Manchester and visited a workforce redevelopment center in Bridgeport, for a total of six public appearances just that day.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Patch.com

Manchester Residents Asked to Conserve Water

The city of Manchester is asking residents to cut back on water use due to a lack of rain, NBC Connecticut reports . The city's said in a letter Friday that reservoirs have dropped to 80 percent of their capacity, and residents are asked to take shorter showers, turn off water while washing hands, shaving and brushing teeth, and to water lawns sparingly.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester Distracted Driving Campaign Nets Many Violators

For the past two weeks, police radio communicatons have been crammed with descriptions of cars, drivers and violations of state law on cell phone use. " Red Honda Civic.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Patch.com

South Windsor Police Arrest Man for Violating Protective Order Against a Woman

South Windsor police arrested a Manchester man for allegedly being involved in an altercation with a woman that had a protective order against him and for failing to stop when an officer tried to pull him over for a motor vehicle violation. Markin Jones, 20, of 102 Westerly Terrace in Manchester, was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of criminal violation of a protective order, disobeying an officer's signal, operating a motor vehicle under suspension, failure to display registration plate and second-degree breach of peace.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester Leaders Mull Connection Between Park And Redevelopment Area

Now that the embankment carrying the Cheney Rail Trail has been cut open, the link between the Broad Street redevelopment area and Center Springs Park is finally clear. Town leaders disagree, however, on how to complete that connection - with or without an archway bridge that would continue the rail trail and provide a structured gateway to the park.

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Patch.com

Manchester Apartment Complex Fire Leaves One Dead, Dozens Displaced

An early morning fire at an apartment complex in Manchester has displaced dozens and resulted in one death, NBC Connecticut reports . The fire broke out at 54 Chesnut Street early Thursday morning around 12:30 a.m., damaging multiple units at the Centennial Apartment complex.

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The Hartford Courant

Rosamond Toomey, Longtime Manchester Teacher, Dies At 103

She graduated as the class valedictorian at South Portland High School in 1929. After high school, she attended Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, where she majored in mathematics and graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors.

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The Hartford Courant

Probe Of Fatal Manchester Fire Continues

A body has been discovered in a charred apartment that burned overnight, but it has not been formally identified, said fire officials, family and a friend of the man who lived there. Chris Harker, who lives next to Thomas LaFontaine, said nothing seemed amiss when he last talked to his missing neighbor and friend at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday when LaFontaine was leaving his job as a mover for the day.

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Greenwich Citizen

Bolton PAC endorses New Hampshire's Garcia, Guinta

Former ambassador John Bolton's PAC is endorsing and contributing money to two more candidates in New Hampshire - Republican House hopefuls Frank Guinta and Marilinda Garcia. Bolton was President George W. Bush's ambassador to the United Nations.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Issues Water Conservation Alert

Residents are asked to save water by taking shorter showers, running washing machines and dishwashers only with full loads, shutting off water while washing, shaving or brushing teeth, and minimizing lawn and garden watering. A lack of precipitation prompted the alert, but "hopefully, cooler weather, historically lower outdoor water use and normal will be enough to reverse this trend," a news release said.

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The Hartford Courant

Roy Roberts: Manchester High's New Ass't Principal, Football Coach

Roy Roberts, the new head varsity football coach and freshman assistant principal at Manchester High School, is ready to make an impact on and off the field. Roberts, 36, is originally from Long Island but has lived in Manchester since he graduated from Central Connecticut State University in 2002.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester Welcomes Street Musicians To Main Street

Musicians are now free to perform for money on Main Street after town officials did some research and found there are no restrictions or ordinances against the practice. Steve Gates, a member of the town's board of directors and the Imagine Main Street group, said he wanted to find out what might be keeping some his First Thursday volunteer musicians from collecting money while they perform.

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The Hartford Courant

Republican To Resign From Manchester Board Of Directors

Susan Holmes, a Republican member of the board of directors, plans to resign from the board at the end of the month. Holmes, a former member and chairwoman of the school board, said on Wednesday that she has to take on child care duties because of the health of a family member.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Police Out In Force Across State, Enforcing Distracted Driving Law

A three-week enforcement blitz designed to stop people from texting while driving kicked off Wednesday in dozens of towns across the state.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester's MCC On Main Offering New Programming

When Michele Colletti became program director at Manchester Community College 's MCC On Main five months ago, she wanted to develop new programming that would appeal to a variety of people.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester's Waddell School PTA Seeks To Renovate Playground

Autumn Struk, the association's vice president, is the leader of Project Playground, and said her goal is to make some sort of improvement to the playground before the start of the 2015 school year.

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The Hartford Courant

Emails Show Widening Rift In Manchester Democratic Party

The mayor and the Democratic Town Chairman exchanged terse and sometimes testy emails over a proposal to change the way the town adopts its budget, according to copies of the messages sent to The Courant Wednesday.

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CTNow.com

Indian Play 'Thook' In Hartford, New Haven

How about some international theater? The Indian Ensemble of Bangalore is coming to Hartford and New Haven with the U.S. premiere of "Thook" .

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The Hartford Courant

Glastonbury Republicans Looking For Campaign Volunteers

The Glastonbury Republican Town Committee will open its election headquarters on Sept.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Manchester Neighborhood Academy Offers Free Fall Classes

The town's Neighborhood Academy is to offer several free new classes this fall for people who live, work or attend school in Manchester.

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