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  1. Diane Charon: She does it all at St. James SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    The front office at St. James School in Danielson was a hub of activity early Friday morning. At its helm was Diane Charon, who for 22 years has greeted students and staff, answered telephone calls, monitored the front door and done just about everything in between.

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  2. Earthquake cluster still a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    It's been more than a week since Plainfield officials held an information session about the cluster of earthquakes that hit the town between Jan. 8 and 15. At that session, hundreds packed the high school auditorium to hear First Selectman Paul Sweet, Emergency Management Coordinator Paul Yellen, building official Robert Kerr, and Police Chief Michael Suprenant address residents' concerns. Earthquake expert Dr. Alan Kafka, from the Weston Observatory at Boston College, was brought in to talk with residents.

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  3. Lawmakers Pressed To Approve Lawsuit Against DCF In Child's Abuse DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Lawyers for the estate of child-abuse victim Athena Angeles are pressing the legislature to permit her father's $20 million wrongful-death claim to proceed against the Department of Children and Families, noting the claims commissioner hasn't acted since the request was filed 27 months ago.

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  4. Child Rapist Who Fled During Trial Captured In VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Hartford Courant

    A local man who fled the state while he was on trial in Danielson for sexually assaulting a child was returned to the state Friday, Plainfield police said. Although Randy A. Wright, 41, fled during his November trial, the trial continued and a jury convicted him of first-degree sexual assault of a minor, second-degree sexual assault of a minor and risk of injury to a minor.

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  5. Seismologists study cluster earthquakes in Plainfield area.Read the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | The Hartford Courant

    A regional map on the Boston College Weston Observatory's website shows pulsing circles where the latest earthquakes have taken place in northeastern United States. There are green circles signifying quakes of various intensities that have taken place in the last month.

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  6. Earthquake In Plainfield Prompts Flood Of 911 CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | CTNow.com

    Police learned that the disruption stemmed from a 2.0-2.2-magnitude earthquake. The quake was centered in the northern part of town, 1.8 miles south of the Danielson section of Killingly, they said.

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  7. Seismic Activity In Danielson Prompts Flood Of 911 CallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Hartford Courant

    PLAINFIELD - The Weston Observatory in Boston recorded seismic activity Thursday morning in the Danielson section of town.

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  8. Sterling Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With Daughter In CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | CTNow.com

    A Sterling woman faces drunken driving and child endangerment charges after police say she was driving drunk, with a beer in the center console and her 15-year-old daughter in the passenger seat. Cynthia L. Buell, 44, was stopped on Main Street in the Moosup section of Plainfield after an officer spotted her 2013 Hyundai Accent swerving across the yellow line and into oncoming traffic shortly after 8 p.m. Monday, police said.

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  9. State Police: 2 Men Sought In Danielson AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | CTNow.com

    State police are looking for two men in connection with a serious assault at a Danielson home last week and say the suspects may be attempting to flee the state. Troopers responded to a multi-family home near the intersection of Route 6 and Maple Street on Dec. 22 for reports of a man bleeding from the head.

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  10. Young Centaur wrestling team takes to the mats for new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Sixteen Woodstock Academy wrestlers sparred in teams of two at a recent practice at Muscle Max Gym in Danielson last week. First year head coach David Paquette moved among the pairs offering advice.

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  11. Access seeks help providing happy holidays for youth in transitional programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    It's the season for giving, but for the adolescent residents at the Access Community Action Agency's Hawkins House and Crossroads transitional living programs, the gift of the holiday spirit can often fall short. "As we all make plans for the upcoming holidays, I am sure that your plans are surrounded by close friends and family as well as holiday traditions and gift giving," said Crossroads Director Katrina Kettle.

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  12. Killingly turns out for Frosty, Rudolph, SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Frosty, Rudolph, Santa and Mrs. Claus paraded down Main Street in Killingly on Dec. 5. A crowd of about 400 eager children and parents greeted them at Davis Park. With the voices of the Killingly High School Chorus filling the air with song, the kids waited patiently in line for a chance to talk with Santa.

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  13. Tree of Life ceremonies held at 9 locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Dec. 7 marked the 25th anniversary of the Tree of Life Ceremony in northeastern Connecticut. At 5 p.m. the lights draped on trees at nine different locations were turned on simultaneously.

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  14. St. James students host family Thanksgiving feastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A pre-holiday Thanksgiving meal drew more than 500 to the St. James School gymnasium on Nov. 20. Students invited parents and grandparents to the annual lunchtime feast of turkey, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy and homemade desserts. The annual celebration doubles the lunchtime crowd.

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  15. Interfaith Thanksgiving service celebrates different faith traditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The 59th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving service was held at the Federated Church of Christ in Brooklyn on Nov. 25. Co-sponsored by the Temple Beth Israel Preservation Society and the FCC, the event has celebrated the similarities of a diverse range of religious traditions since 1955. The hour-long service borrowed prayers from the Baha'i, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Lakota, Micmac, Ojibwa and Sufi religious traditions.

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  16. When rejoicing is hard workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    People gathered in the community room of the Killingly Public Library on Nov. 19 for a different kind of holiday celebration. The Hospice and Palliative Care of Northeastern Connecticut held a remembrance program for those who have lost loved ones.

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  17. Pantsless Man Faces Charge In PlainfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | CTNow.com

    A Willimantic man who police say was driving around town pantsless was charged Wednesday with risk of injury to a minor. Police said they received a call shortly before 8 p.m. about a juvenile who had been picked up near the Evergreen Cemetery in Plainfield.

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  18. Students, teachers find endless opportunities at QVCC ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Putnam High School technology teacher Jerry Mailhot brought 12 students to a manufacturing expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Nov 7. They joined more than 200 other students from 11 area high schools to see firsthand the products and career opportunities available in manufacturing. "When NAFTA came along, manufacturing took a big hit," Mailhot said.

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  19. Veterans share defining momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The smell of home fries, sausage patties, eggs and corned beef hash wafted through the Elks Lodge 1706 in Danielson on Nov. 9. The breakfast was free to veterans, but more than that, it was a chance to say thank-you. "It's a chance for us to show our appreciation for veterans," said Lodge Esquire Lenore Auger.

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  20. Willimantic Police: School Van Driver Charged With DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    A school bus driver was charged with driving while under the influence Thursday in the wake of a September school van crash in which four children were injured. Catherine Caron, 52, also was charged with possession of a controlled substance and risk of injury to a minor, police said.

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