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Willimantic, Connecticut is located in Windham County. Zip codes in Willimantic, CT include 06226. The median home price in Willimantic is $127,900 which is roughly $99/per square foot. More Willimantic information.

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Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

Police Investigating Shooting In Willimantic

A 16-year-old was shot in his left arm Tuesday afternoon in an alley off Main Street, police said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WTNH

String of robberies investigated in Willimantic

The first robbery in Willimantic happened at the Shans Mart gas station just before 11:00 Monday night.

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Westport Now

Review Urged of Police Military Donation Program

Images of Ferguson, Mo., police dressed in riot gear, riding in massive armored vehicles and using high-power rifles like those used by the U.S..military has sparked debate on the wisdom of militarizing police forces, including those in Connecticut, by giving them cast off Pentagon equipment.

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CTNow.com

Willimantic Police Investigating 2 Monday Night Robberies

The Shans Mart gas station, at 104 Main St., was robbed by two individuals about 10:50 p.m., police said.

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The Tech

John Waugh, emeritus chemistry professor, dies

John S. Waugh, an MIT Institute Professor emeritus and professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry, died Friday, Aug. 22, at the age of 85. Waugh was an authority in chemical physics, known internationally for his work in magnetic resonance.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTNH

Police cracking down on partying at Eastern

Classes at Eastern Connecticut State University begin later this week but already some students have arrived and already there's at least one sign causing concern.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Day

Somers says state should keep giving cities support

Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers said Wednesday that the state program that helped to grow her Willimantic company, Hydrofera LLC, more than a decade ago is exactly the kind of support that the state should continue to provide to Connecticut's depressed cities.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NBC Connecticut

75-Year-Old Robbed, Attacked in Store Parking Lot: PD

Willimantic police arrested three people accused of throwing a 75-year-old man to the ground and robbing him in a package store parking lot.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Local Police Acquire Heavy Military Gear Courtesy Of Pentagon Program

In Stratford, police have a Huey, the Army helicopter that flew combat operations over Vietnam.

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Journal-Pioneer

Looking forward to parade

We come from Willimantic, Connecticut, an old textile mill town that has seen better days and shares many of the same problems plaguing Summerside.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Day

New Taftville bakery cuts bread at grand opening ceremony

When you hold a grand opening ceremony for a new bakery, you don't cut a ribbon, you cut a freshly baked 5-pound Russian rye bread.

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WTNH

The site of a Willimantic robbery in Aug. 2014.

It was a very scary morning for the clerk at a Willimantic gas station as she was robbed at gunpoint.

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The Hartford Courant

Local Police Acquire Heavy Military Gear Courtesy Of Pentagon Program

In Stratford, police have a Huey, the Army helicopter that flew combat operations over Vietnam.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

CTNow.com

'That's Life' At Constitution Plaza Gallery

The pairs of people in Cara Vickers-Kane's photographs sit side by side, dressed in their underwear, staring at the camera as if the other person isn't there.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

WTNH

Police seize 1/4 pound of marijuana

The driver of the vehicle, Connor Hope, 19, of Quercus Avenue in Willimantic, was arrested at the scene, and later charged with possession of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to sell.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

WTNH

Willimantic neighborhood plagued by string of break-ins

The surveillance video was taken from a Ridgewood Road home. You can see what appear to be young men coming out from around the SUV where the owner says a laptop was stolen.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Day

Columnist Collins distorted truth about candidate Somers' company

I have significant journalistic integrity issues with David Collins' column Wednesday titled " Why did state lose money in Somers' company ."

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Day

Heather Somers' firm continues to expand

Recently, I have read several interesting accounts about Hydrofera, LLC, which was started by Tom Rallo, Heather Somers and me in 1997 in Willimantic.

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The Day

Heather Somers' firm continues to expand

Recently, I have read several interesting accounts about Hydrofera, LLC, which was started by Tom Rallo, Heather Somers and me in 1997 in Willimantic.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

NBC Connecticut

Burning Food Triggers Fire Alarm As Drunken Father Naps: PD

Christopher Adams, 29, a Willimantic father father is facing charges after his 5-year-old daughter and firefighters took several attempts to wake him up from a drunken slumber on the couch as smoke rose from food cooking on the stove, triggering the fire alarm on Saturday night, police said.

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