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  1. Should Shelter Have To Take In People Who Have Been Drinking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Disagreement over the appropriate way to run a shelter for homeless people has led a Manchester facility to announce it will close by July 1. That's a tragedy for those who need such emergency housing, and it points out the problems that can arise when two groups take different approaches to trying to do the right thing.

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  2. MHS boys' track starts the season with a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    The Manchester High School boys' track team won its first meet of the season against South Windsor High. Coach Thayer Redman and the team said they hope that the win is a start to a successful season.

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  3. Retired Fire Chief Robert Bycholski honored with Community AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Former Fire Chief Robert Bycholski has dedicated 41 years of his life to protecting others as a firefighter, and though he is now retired, he continues to put others first through community service. Bycholski will be honored for his efforts at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce's 114th Annual Meeting on April 30. "Bob's willingness and dedication to get involved wherever he is needed is completely selfless; his history of involvement and passion for his community made him the obvious choice for this year's award," said Chamber President April DiFalco.

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  4. Manchester Rocket-Building Team Heading To National CompetitionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Members of the First Baptist Church of Manchester's rocket club hold a model rocket. From left, Katie Husted, Amanda Gervasi, Timothy Powers and Cheyenne Dibble are part of the team that is heading to the national Team America Rocketry Challenge on May 9. Members of the First Baptist Church of Manchester's rocket club hold a model rocket.

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  5. Family History Day: Dig Into Your Roots In Manchester On May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Irene Lambert demonstrates a tool that measures the slant of handwriting. A handwriting expert who specializes in genealogical research, Lambert is to be on hand for Manchester's Family History Day.

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  6. Taste Of Manchester Tickets On SaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    "The variety of appetizer, entre and dessert offerings will be amazing, and entertainment and prizes will make 2015 even better than previous years," event Chairwoman Alysia Duke said. Tickets cost $25 and are on sale at http://www.tasteofmanchesterct.com and in person at the customer service center in town hall and at Highland Park Market in Manchester.

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  7. Fight For $15 Rally Draws Crowd To CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Health care worker Gwen Carter holds up his sign while picketing outside the Spencer Street Dunkin' Donuts in Manchester. The demonstration is part of a nationwide effort by unions, fast food and health care workers and adjunct professors seeking pay increases.

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  8. Advocates: Support Growing For Legislation Promoting $15 Minimum WageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Health care worker Gwen Carter holds up his sign while picketing outside the Spencer Street Dunkin' Donuts in Manchester. The demonstration is part of a nationwide effort by unions, fast food and health care workers and adjunct professors seeking pay increases.

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  9. Manchester Shelter To Close Rather Than Admit People Who Are Drunk Or On DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | CTNow.com

    Rather than comply with a state directive to admit homeless people who are active alcohol- and drug-abusers, the organization that runs the local emergency shelter will close the 40-bed facility by July 1. The board of directors of the Manchester Area Conference of Churches Charities decided recently to decline state money for the Main Street shelter, MACC Executive Director Beth Stafford said Wednesday. Funding from the state Department of Housing - $174,000 of the total $330,000 shelter budget - would be contingent on the shelter's admitting people who are actively drinking and using drugs beginning with the next fiscal year, Stafford said.

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  10. Manchester Couple Will Share Their Story Of Loss At March For BabiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Miguel and Nancy Proano with their two-year-old daughter Elena Proano. Elena, their "rainbow," was born a year after Nancy had a miscarriage during her first pregnancy.

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  11. Robert Kiernan, Founder Of Manchester Cycle Shop, Dies At 86Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Robert Kiernan owned and operated the Manchester Cycle Shop for many years. He also worked as a claims adjuster for an insurance company and had his own real estate firm.

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  12. Manchester Budget Will Raise Taxes About 2 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    The board of directors on Tuesday adopted a budget for the next fiscal year that increases spending by 2.9 percent and the tax rate by 2 percent. Now at 34 mills, the tax rate will increase to 34.68 mills.

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  13. Glastonbury Negotiating With Two Emergency Service ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Town Manager Richard J. Johnson is negotiating with both the Glastonbury Volunteer Ambulance Association and the Ambulance Service of Manchester to bring the emergencies services in line with 21st-century expectations. The town began reviewing the ambulance and paramedic service agreements last year and contracts have remained relatively unchanged since the 1970s.

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  14. Glastonbury Negotiating With Emergency Service ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Town Manager Richard J. Johnson is negotiating with both the Glastonbury Volunteer Ambulance Association and Ambulance Service of Manchester in order to bring the emergencies services in line with 21st-century expectations. Last year, the town began reviewing the ambulance and paramedic service agreements and contracts that have remained relatively unchanged in town since the 1970s.

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  15. Manchester Needs A Multi-Purpose Field HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Money for an indoor athletic facility is not in the proposed annual budget, but the benefits of a field house were a focus at the board of directors meeting Tuesday night. MANCHESTER - Money for an indoor athletic facility is not in the proposed annual budget, but the benefits of a field house were a focus at the board of directors meeting Tuesday night.

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  16. Man arraigned after double stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Hartford Courant

    William Brewster was charged with two countsof first degree assault after the double stabbing of his cousin and the mother of his child. Courtesy photo.

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  17. Could Deeply Flawed Lapointe Confession Happen Again?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | The Hartford Courant

    After 26 years in prison, Richard Lapointe was released from prison on bond Friday. Here Lapointe leaves Superior Court in Hartford.

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  18. Illing teacher Ryan Parker gives young poets a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Hartford Courant

    Language arts teacher Ryan Parker has been making an impact at Illing Middle School for number of years, but most recently has been coaching the slam team Paper Voices and hosting spoken word events at Young at Art in Manchester. The group is comprised of poets who are students of Manchester High School or are affiliated with the town.

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  19. South Windsor Police: Man Stabbed Cousin And His Baby's MotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | CTNow.com

    Police are questioning William Brewster, 20, of South Windsor after two people were stabbed Tuesday night. SOUTH WINDSOR - A local 20-year-old was arrested after a double stabbing Tuesday night that left his critically injured cousin lying in a gas station parking lot and the wounded mother of his child on a busy street, police said.

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  20. Child Molester Gets 18 Months, Faces DeportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Hartford Courant

    A Costa Rican immigrant convicted of sexually abusing two teenage girls was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison and 10 years of probation. Jorge A. Carmona, 66, formerly of Manchester, must also register as a sex offender when he is released from prison.

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