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  1. Farm Cannon Disputes Prompt New LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Hartford Courant

    Joe DeFrancesco with his propane-powered air cannon used to scare away birds from his crops when they are growing during the summer months. He uses the cannons mostly in his corn fields to scare away red-winged blackbirds.

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  2. Community News for Windsor editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Members of Watkinson School's Vox Wat including Skyler O'Neil of Windsor, participated in Art Slam 2015 at the State Capitol Building on April 7. Art Slam is an annual event, sponsored by the Connecticut Music Educators Association and the Connecticut Art Educators Association, in support of arts education. The A Cappella singing group, Vox Wat, gave an hour concert, while six of Watkinson's middle school art students participated in a group art project.

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  3. Wethersfield OKs Plan To Reconstruct Fairlane DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Hartford Courant

    The road is in need of replacement and will be rebuilt down to the base with new storm drains, Town Manager Jeff Bridges said. Bridges said he believes this is the first time the street, which is about a half mile long, will be rebuilt since it was originally constructed after World War II.

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  4. Gina Barreca: Time To Put The Brakes On Being BusyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Hartford Courant

    The small kid in the bunny suit was deeply engrossed in an incessantly beeping tablet game when her mother asked her to pass the box of Cheerios to the cashier. I was standing behind their cart with The National Enquirer, which was absorbing all my attention, until I heard the little girl reply in the kind of modulated tone usually associated with prime-time television news anchors, "I can't help, Mom.

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  5. Grandstanding Malloy Right On IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut's governor had right on his side in banning state government travel to Indiana in protest of that state's legislature passing the so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Today's news includes the story of the Virgina Bar Association contingent that has now refused to visit Israel due to their apartheid policies toward the legitimate owners of Palestine.

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  6. Opening Of Connecticut River Ferry Service DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Hartford Courant

    The country's oldest, continuously-operating ferry and its southern counterpart will have to wait at least another few weeks before making their 2015 debut. Officials at the state Department of Transportation said the two Connecticut River ferries - Rocky Hill-Glastonbury and Chester-Hadlyme - normally begin operations on April 1. The Rocky-Glastonbury ferry won't operate due due to high water and ice issues along the river and has been delayed a week.

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  7. Ben Barnes: Connecticut Needs Serious Budget TalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hartford Courant

    It's budget season again and, like many other states, Connecticut faces real challenges. Although our economy is finally headed in the right direction - we grew more than 24,000 jobs in 2014, our best year since 1998 - the constrictions on state finances are equally real.

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  8. Perfect Prom CT Among Dress GiveawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Girls can choose from hundreds of gowns on Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22, at the Portland Senior Center, 7 Waverly Ave., as part of the this year's Perfect Prom of CT giveaway. Girls can choose from hundreds of gowns on Saturday and Sunday, March 21 and 22, at the Portland Senior Center, 7 Waverly Ave., as part of the this year's Perfect Prom of CT giveaway.

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  9. Selma Was Inspirational a " But The Job's Not DoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    President Obama holds hands with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., and Amelia Boynton Robinson, as they walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., for the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday." Both Lewis and Robinson were beaten by police during the original march.

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  10. Lawmaker Pushes Tolls To Rescue Transportation BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The day after Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed the costliest transportation initiative in state history, Rep. Tony Guerrera, D-Rocky Hill, was campaigning for what he says is an obvious way to help pay for it: Highway tolls. "This is something we should have done years ago.

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  11. Gina Barreca: Why Men Are Masters Of The Breakfast DomainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Why will men, including ones who don't cook any other meal, cheerfully make breakfast? Is it because if they make toast without burning it, it becomes "amazingly good toast"? Is it because when they add a "magic ingredient" to their eggs, they can then call them "my mean scrambled eggs" or refer to themselves in the third person as "The Omelet Master"? You know that if a guy can explain - without looking at note from an electronic device - what it means to coddle an egg, he firmly believes he should have his own show on the Food Network. My husband is one of the tribe: He makes scrambled eggs so good I believe they were a factor in my decision to marry to him.

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  12. Police: Cromwell Bank Robbery Related To Four OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Police believe the robbery of the Webster Bank on Coles Road on Tuesday afternoon by a woman claiming to be armed is related to four others. This robbery is the fifth in 11 days that may be related, police said.

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  13. Fox CT Workers To Vote On Joining a UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    About 50 reporters, camera operators, editors and anchors at the FOX CT television station will vote Wednesday on whether to join the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians, a division of the Communications Workers of America. There goes the only reason I was watching 61. What happens to their raises if enough of us turn the channel? The union already represents workers at WFSB-TV in Rocky Hill and WTNH-TV in New Haven, said Carrie Biggs-Adams, a union staff member in Washington.

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  14. Newington Council Member, 25, Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Republican Councilman Daniel Dinunzio, elected in 2013 as perhaps the town's youngest council member, is resigning effective next week. Dinunzio, 25, said he is stepping down because he is moving to Ellington with his girlfriend.

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  15. Newington Council Member, 25, Steps DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Republican Councilman Daniel Dinunzio, elected in 2013 as perhaps the town's youngest council member, is resigning effective next week. Dinunzio, 25, said he is stepping down because he is moving to Ellington with his girlfriend.

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  16. Rocky Hill Seeks Enforcement Of Cease And Desist Order Against Nursing HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Following on the heels of their victory last month before the Connecticut Supreme Court, attorneys for Rocky Hill returned to court Friday seeking an injunction that would prevent owners of the nursing home at 60 West St. from continuing to treat prison parolees and state mental patients. In a complaint filed in Superior Court in New Britain, the town wants enforcement of a cease-and-desist order issued May 29, 2013, by Assistant Aoning Officer Kim Ricci.

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  17. Great Meadows Trust Offers Winter WalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    The Great Meadows Conservation Trust is offering guided winter nature walks in the Meadows along the Connecticut River in Glastonbury, Rocky Hill, Wethersfield and East Hartford through the end of February. Jim Woodworth, the trust's stewardship chairman, urged residents to take advantage of the opportunity to learn about and appreciate the Meadows area.

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  18. Elmer and Carol Preston honor military year roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Elmer Preston and his wife Carol spent the evening of Jan. 15 doing what they have done so many times before. Preston is the VFW Post 10088 Commander.

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  19. Rocky Hill Officials And Volunteers Work To Improve Hiking TrailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Location of Bulkeley's second corn mill, which passed out of the family around 1830. The remains of the mill can be seen on a self-guided tour of Dividend Park, which has been designated by the state as an archaeological preserve.

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  20. Rocky Hill Nursing Home Subject To Local Rules, Supreme Court SaysRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The owners of a private nursing home that provides skilled care to selected prison parolees and state mental patients is not entitled to sovereign immunity or exempt from zoning restrictions, the state Supreme Court has ruled. The unanimous decision, made public Friday, was a major victory for Rocky Hill, which in December 2012 tried unsuccessfully to block the opening of the 95-bed facility at 60 West St. The question now is whether the town's original lawsuit will proceed or the parties will try reach some of sort of agreement, Town Attorney Morris R. Borea said on Friday.

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