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  1. Conn. Revolutionary War soldier memorialized on Pratt & Whitney groundsRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Stars and Stripes

    ... one of 98 volunteers from the area who joined under Capt. Solomon Willis and served in Col. Spencer's regiment at Roxbury. In September 1776, Baker was captured at the Battle of Long Island, the largest battle of the Revolution and the first fought ...

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  2. Celebrating young writersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... apart from Frank's love for it , is that it's something that one can actually see results from," said McCourt, of Roxbury. Gilpin has dual duties Saturday; he's also emcee. McCourt said she chose him for the task because he's been a reader almost ...

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  3. Connecticut Cheers on "Voice" Winner With Local TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | NBC Connecticut

    ... a young boy. He spent his first couple years in Newtown and started kindergarten at Booth Free Elementary School in Roxbury before moving to upstate New York. "It was really very exciting to know that one of our former students was on stage," said ...

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  4. Most of New Milford's Triple Creek Farm to be preserved as farmlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | News Times

    ... development rights on most of the land are being relinquished. "It's the southern link to a lot of land preserved in Roxbury and dovetails nicely with the Harris property," Kleppin said. "The Ridge Road area was targeted in the Plan of Conservation ...

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  5. Voters approve Region 12 school budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... to pass a $21.5 million education budget for 2015-16. In Bridgewater, 101 voted in favor, while 48 were opposed. In Roxbury, 120 residents approved the budget, while 43 opposed. In Washington, 158 voted in favor with 41 opposed. The budget is a ...

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  6. Arthur Miller's 100-acre parcel adds to Roxbury-area greenbeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this June 29, 1956 file photo, actress Marilyn Monroe, left, and playwright Arthur Miller embrace on the lawn of Miller's home in Roxbury, Conn. In 1956, Marilyn Monroe stayed at the Homestead Inn in New Milford, Conn.

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  7. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legendRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... . He and his family were living in California then. The Widmark family bought their almost nine-acre country farm in Roxbury, Conn., in the mid 1960s and had homes on both coasts then. Soon it was just in Roxbury that

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  8. Author Ann Leary to Headline Book & Author Luncheon at The WatermarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... authors who have helped make this event successful for the last two decades." Leary lives locally in a farmhouse in Roxbury with her husband Denis and her two children. When not writing, she competes in equestrian sporting events and is a volunteer ...

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  9. Alan Cottle, renaissance manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... on the shop mascot, an ever-busy Australian shepherd, trotting about the shed and yard. Mr. Carson, originally from Roxbury, Conn., is an experienced and career glassblower. "I've been working with glass for 13 years now. I've worked here with Alan ...

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  10. College basketball: Beat goes on for Connecticut womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | NorthJersey.com

    ... cutouts of Auriemma's head. "This team means everything for this school," added Melinda Fragomeli, 21, a junior from Roxbury, Conn. "This is my third year and third championship. I don't even know what it's like not to win the championship. It's not ...

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  11. Region 12 school community a 'family' committed to district's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | News Times

    Snarling at Board of Education meetings is somewhat common in Region 12, but residents of the region's three towns still consider themselves a "family" committed to the district's future. "We're a family," Roxbury's First Selectman Barbara Henry said.

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  12. Pipeline Foes in 4 States Join to Fight Spectra ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Keep Yorktown Safe; City of Peekskill, NY; Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion; W. Roxbury Saves Energy (WRSE) and impacted residents of W. Roxbury and Dedham, MA. The coalition engaged DC attorney Carolyn Elefant ...

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  13. Pipeline Foes in 4 States Join to Fight Spectra ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... Keep Yorktown Safe; City of Peekskill, NY; Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Expansion; W. Roxbury Saves Energy (WRSE) and impacted residents of W. Roxbury and Dedham, MA. The coalition engaged DC attorney Carolyn Elefant ...

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  14. Region 12 nixes proposal to reduce school nurse hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    The schedule for Region 12 school nurses will remain unchanged after parents raised concerns this week over a proposal to cut their hours. Superintendent of Schools Pat Cosentino proposed cutting hours for nurses at two of the region's schools -- Burnham School in Bridgewater and Booth Free School in Roxbury -- to four hours a day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost savings would be $41,300.

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  15. Superintendent proposes cutting Region 12 school budget by $100KRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | News Times

    ... l . After reducing the revenue from the $21.5 million proposal, $4.4 million will go to Bridgewater, $7.1 million to Roxbury and $9.8 million to Washington.

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  16. Region 12 superintendent proposes lean budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | News Times

    ... l . After reducing the revenue from the $21.5 million proposal, $4.4 million will go to Bridgewater, $7.1 million to Roxbury and $9.8 million to Washington.

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  17. A Warm Invitation To A Frozen PreserveRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    ... to come up with a worthy destination that isn't buried in the frozen tundra. Last week, I turned my sights to the Roxbury Land Trust. In my travels across the state, I have found Roxbury's preserves and trails to be among the best kept. During an ...

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  18. Preview of '1984' at Sherman PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... in which he now lives in "1984." The production features some of the area's most outstanding actors: Denise James (Roxbury), Viv Berger (Middlebury), Maya Daley (Danbury), Carly Phypers and Bruce Tredwell (both Brewster, NY), Chris Marker, Noel ...

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  19. Small towns face big hit for troopersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | News Times

    ... managing public safety in their municipalities, they came up with a radical idea to save money: sharing a trooper. Roxbury and Bridgewater have been running the pilot program since last July and officials in both towns say it could save them as much ...

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  20. exit-arrow-Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | News Times

    ... managing public safety in their municipalities, they came up with a radical idea to save money: sharing a trooper. Roxbury and Bridgewater have been running the pilot program since last July and officials in both towns say it could save them as much ...

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