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  1. Budget Cuts Hit Struggling Student HardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    According to Manchester Community College, where I am pursuing an associate's degree, I am a "nontraditional" student. This means I am older than 25 and have returned to higher education, after decades of other experiences, to retrain for a new career.

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  2. Manchester Elementary Student Wins Preliminary Round Of Poster ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Emma Pelligrinelli, a 10-year-old fifth grade student at Bowers Elementary School in Manchester, holds her fire prevention poster that won the Hartford County competition in the statewide Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest. Emma Pelligrinelli, a 10-year-old fifth grade student at Bowers Elementary School in Manchester, holds her fire prevention poster that won the Hartford County competition in the statewide Connecticut Fire Prevention Poster Contest.

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  3. Police warn residents about the continuing 'IRS Scam'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The fraudulent activity known as the "IRS Scam" continues to be an issue nationwide and we are investigating a variation now using a Social Security reference. Recently two South Windsor residents received calls from a person claiming to be a Social Security Administration representative.

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  4. Project Graduation sale lets girls say 'yes' to the prom dressRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Kate Chambers and Jenny Norris were co-organizers of the dress sale. Profits from the sale will go to Project Graduation, a safe graduation night celebration for seniors.

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  5. Manchester Manager's Budget Would Carry Tax Hike Of About 2 PercentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    With local costs increasing and no additional state aid expected, General Manager Scott Shanley's recommended budget calls for a 2.9 percent increase over current spending and a 1.99 percent increase in the tax rate. Shanley presented the $179,751,649 budget for fiscal year 2015-16 to the board of directors Tuesday morning in town hall.

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  6. Third-Period Letdown Spells Doom For HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Hartford Courant

    Three goals in the third period propelled the Manchester Monarchs to a 4-2 victory against the Wolf Pack Friday night, spoiling a 41-save performance by Hartford goaltender Jeff Malcolm. The Wolf Pack led 2-1 heading into the third, despite being outshot 35-13 in the first 40 minutes.

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  7. Guilty Plea In Manchester ArsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Hartford Courant

    A man pleaded guilty Thursday in a 2013 arson case that began with a search for cigarette butts and ended with the torching of a Manchester bar. Aaron Blow, who originally was charged with first-degree arson, pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to a reduced charge of second-degree arson, Hartford Superior Court officials said Friday.

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  8. Warm up at the Soroptimist soup tasting eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Looking for a way warm up and give back to the community at the same time? Then the 3rd Annual Soroptimist International Soup Tasting Event is the place to be. The event will take place on Sunday, March 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Manchester Army and Navy Club, located at 1090 Main St. A variety of soups will be featured, made by Artisanal Burger Company, Bertucci's, Pastrami on Wry, Center Perk, Cavey's, Krause Catering, The Main Pub, and Mulberry Street Pizza - all Manchester restaurants Entertainment and activities for children include making cards for veterans and button-making.

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  9. Glastonbury Police Chief Hopes To Start K9 Program SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The police department's goal of having its own K9 program is "still very much alive," said Police Chief David A. Caron. The department has wanted to start training its own police dogs for the past few years, but several vacancies have caused staffing issues and Caron has been unable to send two officers away to train for 22 weeks with a pair of dogs, as required.

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  10. Manchester Woman Opens New Fitness Center In EnfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Sara Bastos, owner of My Gym West Hartford, is opening her second location in Enfield at the end of March. The children's fitness center holds classes for children ages six months to 13 years.

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  11. Glastonbury Hopeful Of Getting K9 Program Running SoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The police department's goal of having its own K9 program is "still very much alive" according to police chief David A. Caron. The department has been looking to start training its own police dogs for the past few years.

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  12. Fall in love with these diverse local wedding venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Choosing a venue for the wedding reception is one of the very first things couples do after getting engaged. It seems that all of the other major decisions hinge on finding the perfect place - from what kind of food to serve, to what style of dress to wear.

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  13. Manchester 'Soup Tasting' Collects Donations For Food KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Janet Comeau, left, and Leslie Wilper, right, are the coordinators of the annual Soroptimist International of Greater Hartford soup tasting. This year's event will be held on March 8 at the Army and Navy Club in Manchester and will benefit the Manchester Area Conference of Churches.

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  14. Two Traffic Roundabouts Proposed In ManchesterRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Hartford Courant

    The board of directors on Tuesday heard a proposal to replace intersections near the northern end of Main Street with two roundabouts, a plan centered on the dangerous crossroads at Woodbridge and Summit streets. Drivers frequently are confused over who has the right of way at the intersection, which also includes a railroad crossing, Will Britnell, principal engineer with the State Department of Transportation, told the board.

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  15. About 60 Mark 'Moral Monday' In Hartford With ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Hartford Courant

    About 60 activists marched down Main Street and into city hall Monday afternoon, chanting, "If we don't get no justice, then they don't get no peace!" before laying on the atrium floor in what organizers described as a broad demonstration against police brutality. Some of them kept their limbs neatly crossed, as if taking a nap; others were splayed like they had collapsed.

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  16. Manchester Board Gets Report On New SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Hartford Courant

    The school board heard an update on capital projects Monday night, including work on a new school, district-wide security upgrades and renovation of Manchester High School's athletic facilities. Voters in November approved funding for a new fifth- and sixth-grade school as part of an $84.2 million school modernization referendum.

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  17. Ex-Official, Who Quit Job At Housing Agency Under Pressure, Gets Appointed To Its Governing BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Kenneth Hagenow was facing potential disciplinary proceedings in his job as a Manchester Housing Authority administrator in May of 2011 when he and authority officials signed a legal "settlement agreement" - under which he retired and they resolved their differences "without costly and protracted proceedings," as the agreement put it. Neither Hagenow nor the authority was allowed to discuss publicly what the problem was.

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  18. Manchester Firm Criticizes Town's Deal With New York FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Hartford Courant

    The head of a Manchester marketing firm said Thursday that the town manager fumbled a chance to support local businesses by engaging a New York firm to produce videos for the municipal website. Kyle Reyes, president and creative director of The Silent Partner Marketing, said several business owners contacted him recently "infuriated that a company that wasn't even from Connecticut had been contracted by the town."

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  19. Zone Change Approved For Manchester Housing ProposalRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Hartford Courant

    The planning and zoning commission approved a zone change and preliminary plan for a 35-unit housing development on the far eastern side of town. Five single-family homes and 15 duplexes would be built on 9.8 acres south of East Middle Turnpike near the Bolton line.

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  20. Malloy's Transportation Plan Includes Upgrades, Longer BuswayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Hartford Courant

    Following a press conference at the state capitol, CT fastrak transportation officials lead another tour of the busway at stops in West Hartford, Newington, New Britain and Hartford. Following a press conference at the state capitol, CT fastrak transportation officials lead another tour of the busway at stops in West Hartford, Newington, New Britain and Hartford.

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