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  1. Litchfield schools float merger idea with Region 12Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    As the state's small-town school districts continue to lose student population, officials have begun edging toward the dance floor in search of potential partners for merger. One of the latest districts to overcome its shyness is Litchfield, which extended a tentative hand to nearby Region 12 after a brusque rejection from Region 6. Region 12, which includes Washington, Roxbury and Bridgewater, is projected to lose nearly 300 of its 740 students by 2023.

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  2. Canes Watch thumbnailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Palm Beach Post

    JUCO TE signs: On the first day of the junior college signing period, Miami landed Jerome Washington, the top-ranked JUCO tight end in the nation. Washington, listed at 6-foot-5 and 255 pounds, will enroll in January and have four years of eligibility.

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  3. New Milford Hospital Expands Cardiac Rehabilitation Program to Bigger, Brighter, Refurbished SpaceRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | StamfordPlus.com

    ... 50 patients who exercise in the new location." Inspired by his wife Janet, seventy-three year old Ron Smith of Washington, Connecticut, decided it was time to heed, not only his wife's advice, but his doctor's as well. Janet was a member of the ...

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  4. Students of The Glenholme School Join Wreaths Across America in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | PRWeb

    A decades-old tradition of laying wreaths at the headstones of America's service men and women around the world returned to Washington, Connecticut. As in year's past, the students of The Glenholme School, a therapeutic boarding school for students with special needs, proudly took part in the Wreaths Across America tribute to our nation's veterans.

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  5. Washington CT's Home Town HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    Tom Burger will give the free presentation, "Homegrown Hero: The Life of Benjamin Delaheuf Foulois" on Sunday, December, 21 at 1:00 pm Tom Burger will give the free presentation , " Homegrown Hero: The Life of Benjamin Delaheuf Foulois" on Sunday, December, 21 at 1:00 pm in the Wykeham Room of the Gunn Memorial Library and Museum in Washington, Connecticut. Benjamin Foulois is of one of Washington's most famous residents.

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  6. Momix: The 35th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Patch.com

    ... conventional and enters an aesthetic orbit all its own. MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists based out of Washington, CT and under the direction of Moses Pendelton. Known internationally, MOMIX performs on stage world-wide and recently appears ...

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  7. Winter in Connecticut: What to see and doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Newsday

    ... one as a helicopter, all of them tricked out with fine amenities. Another deluxe hotel, the Mayflower Grace in Washington (from $250 midweek, gracehotels.com/mayflower , 860-868-9466) is a member of the Relais & Chateaux association and boasts on ...

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  8. Voices of Poetry at Hunt Hill Farm on Dec. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Patch.com

    ... Museum of American Art; The Sherman Playhouse; Minor Memorial Library in Roxbury; Gunn Memorial Library in Washington; Ridgefield Library; Hopkins Vineyard; and Hartford Public Library. VOP also has presented poetry events to raise support for ...

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  9. Momix's 35th Anniversary: A Celebration of Company Favorites, at the Warner TheatreRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | StamfordPlus.com

    ... conventional and enters an aesthetic orbit all its own. MOMIX is a company of dancer-illusionists based out of Washington, CT and under the direction of Moses Pendelton. Known internationally, MOMIX performs on stage world-wide and recently appears ...

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  10. Thousands mourn Barry, DC's 'Mayor for Life'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    Christopher Barry, the son of District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, makes remarks during the final funeral service for his father at the Convention Center on Dec. 6, 2014, in Washington. Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first job as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday at the Washington Convention Center to say goodbye to the man dubbed "Mayor for Life."

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  11. Donovan hopes to lead Galaxy past Revs in MLS CupRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... got their first job as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday at the Washington... Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of ...

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  12. Grace Hotels' Bespoke Program Embraces the...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Meetings And Conventions

    ... market and follow that up with a culinary class back at the hotel's kitchen. At the 30-room Mayflower Grace in Washington, Conn., which holds both a Forbes five-star rating and an AAA five-diamond status, groups can take a fly-fishing course or a ...

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  13. William Paul BouyeaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... Church where he served as a deacon and usher. He is survived by his wife and three children, Barbara Bouyea of Washington, Conn., Robert and (Annette) Bouyea of Columbia, S.C., and Becky Abbott of Fort Worth, Texas; and five grandchildren, Nathan ...

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  14. Historical Society Seeking Artifacts Of Sandy Hook's Irish PopulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Newtown Bee

    ... items through the end of January for the show. Currently a curatorial assistant at Gunn Memorial Museum in Washington, Conn., Ms Fallas-Kerr gave assurance that any items loaned would be properly cared for and cataloged during the time they are in ...

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  15. Obamacare hard sell coming to shopping malls near youRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Washington Times

    ... mat to Obamacare experts to come on site and help people enroll. So far, malls in Florida, Maryland, New York, Washington, Connecticut, Illinois and New Jersey are on board with the HHS outreach, Newsmax said. Meanwhile, XO - which owns websites The ...

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  16. HHS, Corporate Partners Hit Malls to Sell ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | News Max

    ... access so they can perform outreach work to get people to enroll. The states are Florida, Maryland, New York, Washington, Connecticut, Illinois, and New Jersey. The XO group (owner of websites such as The Bump and The Knot), will help reach women ...

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  17. Conn. Woman Described as GM's 'Victim 1'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Law.com

    ... switch flaw, though it's now suspected there were many more. Hilliard said it appears that Averill, 66, of Washington, Conn., was one of the original 13 people that GM believed died in crashes. He described her as "Victim 1a 3 and "the ground zero ...

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  18. Better Access to Washington's Capital Now Available with Video ConferencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | TMCnet

    ... a process about to be made easier thanks to the use of a video conferencing system to be put in place in the Washington statehouse giving citizens state-wide the access to Olympia officials without the need to make a long trek to Olympia, as ...

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  19. Obama expresses sadness at death of Marion BarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Obama is lauding Barry for advancing the cause of civil rights as a one-time leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee . Obama is also making note of the many programs Barry put in place during decades in elected office in the nation's capital to help city residents escape poverty, expand opportunity and return "home rule" to the city.

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  20. Marion Barry remembered for love of DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    Marion Barry , who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served: "Marion was not just a colleague but also was a friend with whom I shared many fond moments about governing the city. He loved the District of Columbia and so many Washingtonians loved him."

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