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  1. Manchester Man Sentenced For Sexually Abusing ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Lloyd Nott, 55, was a trusted family friend of the girl's family and she was left in his care when the assault occurred, a prosecutor said Friday. After Nott assaulted the child, she immediately revealed the abuse to Nott's wife and she confronted him, prosecutor Elizabeth Tanaka told Hartford Superior Court Judge Joan K. Alexander.

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  2. State DOT Plans New Route Using Busway, I-84 HOV LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    The CTfastrak busway runs from Hartford to New Britain, but it's not just a "west of the river" service, state Transportation Commissioner James Redeker told an audience of Manchester-region business owners Thursday. Manchester will part of CT Transit's new route 121, which will run about half the length of the busway and provide connections to UConn Health Center in Farmington and Manchester Community College.

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  3. Grady Tavern, ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The "Anti-Gravity Burger" at Grady Tavern in Manchester is topped with swiss and cheddar cheese, onion, and diced pickles. The burger is pictured with a Brooklyn Lager on one of the tavern's many open mic nights.

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  4. Tradition Continues To Feed The Homeless On Christmas DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Raju Gomes has organized a Christmas Day party for homeless people in Greater Hartford since 2001, when he was a 17-year-old senior Raju "RJ" Gomes, pictured here in 2010, is once again serving a Christmas Day meal for the homeless in Manchester. Gomes expects around 600 people to attend the dinner at the Manchester Country Club on Dec. 25. Raju "RJ" Gomes, pictured here in 2010, is once again serving a Christmas Day meal for the homeless in Manchester.

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  5. Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social WorkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Sandra Werkheiser worked at Manchester Memorial Hospital from 1979 to 1992 as a psychiatric social worker and therapist. She died Nov. 13. Sandra Werkheiser worked at Manchester Memorial Hospital from 1979 to 1992 as a psychiatric social worker and therapist.

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  6. New Popeyes Replaces Friendly's In ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Hartford Courant

    The owner, Drake Tower Corp., received a permit in May to make alterations to the 3,579-square-foot building at 199 Spencer St., according to town records. The restaurant is undergoing a $400,000 renovation, records show.

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  7. Manchester Police To Host Downtown Holiday Party WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Hartford Courant

    The public is invited to enjoy food and refreshments from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the downtown station, 707 Main St.

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  8. New Leader At Manchester Fire Dept. Promises A Return to Order, Respect, StabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The new leader of the Eighth Utilities District fire department says he is working to build respect, stability and order in an agency jolted by accusations, arrests and in-fighting for the past several years. "I like structure," Acting Fire Chief Don Moore said in a recent interview.

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  9. Child Killer Pleads Guilty To ManslaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CTNow.com

    A Manchester man who admitted to police that he hurled his 2-month-old daughter head first into the hard bottom of a bassinette in April was found guilty Monday of first-degree manslaughter and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Rooks pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine, which means he did not agree with all of the state's allegations but wanted to plead guilty to accept the plea offer made by prosecutor David Zagaja.

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  10. Toy Drive In Manchester Not As Fruitful As 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    A toy collection at the Buckland mall on Saturday was not nearly as successful as last year's drive, the local police officer who helped organize the event said Monday. This is the second year that Manchester police union members have teamed with U.S. Marines from the reserve base in Plainville for the local Toys for Tots campaign.

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  11. Glastonbury Police: Man Stole High-End Golf ClubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    A local man has been charged with burglary and other charges after police said he participated in the theft of high-end golf clubs from Glastonbury homes. Derek Benson, 29, of Georgetown Drive, was arrested Friday and charged with third-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit third-degree burglary, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny and other charges, police said.

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  12. GHS girls hoops team coming togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Camerion Hendricks tries to anticipate where the throw-in will go, in the Tomahawks' game vs. Tolland on Dec. 10. Photo by Steve Smith. Camerion Hendricks tries to anticipate where the throw-in will go, in the Tomahawks' game vs. Tolland on Dec. 10. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  13. Manchester Chamber members wear ugly sweaters for a good causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Hartford Courant

    On Friday, Dec. 5, more than 100 business people gathered, decked out in some of their ugliest sweaters and enjoyed lunch donated by local Manchester and Bolton restaurants. "I couldn't think of a better time to thank our members for the support they give us throughout the year," said April DiFalco, president of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

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  14. Thieves Smash And Grab During Manchester WakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Bank surveillance shows two suspects in a spree of car burglaries in Manchester. The man and woman are seen here cashing a stolen check for $2,280 on Monday afternoon, police said.

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  15. Manchester Police Receive National AccreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Hartford Courant

    The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. evaluated the department in August. The accreditation was announced in November at a ceremony in Albuquerque, N.M., police spokesman Capt.

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  16. Human Rights DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Logan Singerman, Speakers' Bureau Coordinator at Faces of Homelessness, a public education program that works to promote advocacy, understanding, and service for the homeless, talks to students at Conard high School during a full day of presentations in honor of Human Rights Day Thursday.... Logan Singerman, Speakers' Bureau Coordinator at Faces of Homelessness, a public education program that works to promote advocacy, understanding, and service for the homeless, talks to students at Conard high School during a full day of presentations in honor of Human Rights Day Thursday.... Gerard Rioux and Lakia Lightner, both of Manchester, were just another face in the crowd except that they were at Conard High School Thursday to talk about homelessness.

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  17. Tenet Ends Bid To Acquire Connecticut HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Hartford Courant

    Tenet Healthcare Corporation notified state regulators Thursday it was withdrawing its applications to buy five hospitals in Connecticut, ending a two-year effort by a major for-profit hospital chain to enter the changing Connecticut market. Its decision came 10 days after the state Office of Health Care Access proposed setting strict controls over staffing, services and pricing as a condition of approving its application to buy Waterbury Hospital and convert it from a non-profit to a for-profit institution.

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  18. Republicans Retain Labriola; Praise BoughtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Hartford Courant

    State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola, right, and Tom Foley's wife, Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, listen when the Republican announced his candidacy for governor on Jan. 28, 2014. State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola, right, and Tom Foley's wife, Leslie Fahrenkopf Foley, listen when the Republican announced his candidacy for governor on Jan. 28, 2014.

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  19. Manchester Man Gets 4 1/2 Years In Prison For Armed Bank RobberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Hartford Courant

    A Manchester man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 4 1/2 years in prison for his role in three armed bank robberies. Leroy McCoy, 49, according to a news release, conspired with others to rob the Naugatuck Savings Bank in Southbury on April 20, 2011, the Webster Bank in Cromwell on October 7, 2011 and the Connex Credit Union in Wallingford on April 19, 2012.

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  20. Police Say Transexual Prostitute ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Hartford Courant

    A regional police squad arrested an East Hartford resident who had been posting advertisements as a transexual prostitute in the greater Manchester area, police said Wednesday. The East Central Narcotics Task Force learned that a prostitute named "Tiffany" was soliciting customers in the area, police said.

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