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  1. Lawyer Must Answer For Sham ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hartford Courant

    Because the first phase of lawyer disciplinary proceedings are secret, it is possible that such proceedings are underway involving the lawyer who drafted the sham contract at the heart of former Gov. John Rowland 's conviction on federal election law violations. In the now-familiar scenario, Republican congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley of Simsbury wanted Mr. Rowland's campaign advice in her 2012 quest for the Fifth District seat but didn't want it known he was working for the campaign.

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  2. Public Works Employee's Funeral In Tolland Wednesday, Delays ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | CTNow.com

    Trucks line up for procession of for public works employee David Ridzon. Ridzon, 50, of Willington, was a public works employee fixing potholes who died on Thursday after being hit by a town dump truck.

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  3. Frank Harris: Wrong About 'Hands Up' a " But Right About RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned in the wake of the scathing Justice Department report on police treatment of blacks stretching back for years. Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned in the wake of the scathing Justice Department report on police treatment of blacks stretching back for years.

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  4. Gina Barreca: Are Fraternities Stuck In Bad Old Ways?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    You've heard reports of recent assaults, abuse and seediness associated with Greek Life on college campuses across America, right? You've learned about the secret posting of photographs of unconscious women by members of a frat at Penn State , and how the members of this fraternity kept the photographs in a private file accessible only to members of the house itself - oh, and its alums, so the old guys wouldn't feel left out. You've always been aware of the degrading hazing rituals and virulent homophobia that's been associated historically with many fraternities.

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  5. Hundreds explore antiques and collectiblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hartford Courant

    "It's the original drone," Kathy Runkis joked as her husband, Roger, held aloft an odd contraption labeled "4 bird container." Roger explained that this round canvas container topped with a grate and held by four attached ropes was used by paratroopers in World War II, who would jump from planes with their carrier pigeons.

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  6. Enfield Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen kicks off spring challenge fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hartford Courant

    For the past 18 years, the Enfield Loaves and Fishes soup kitchen has held its annual fundraising efforts during the months of March and April, in concert with the Alan Feinstein Foundation Challenge, which has provided $1 million to proportionally match funds raised by national hunger-fighting agencies. So it came as quite a shock to the local kitchen to learn - after it had already sent out letters to past benefactors and area schools - that the Feinstein Board had elected to take the 2015 Feinstein Challenge in a different direction.

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  7. One Dead After Willington CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hartford Courant

    The crash happened about 4:45 p.m. on Route 32, or River Road, near the intersection with Adamec Road, when the female driver's southbound Subaru Impreza went off the right shoulder of the road in the area of 255 River Road, state police said. The driver died as a result of her injuries, state police said.

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  8. Dylan Coutu: A second-grader races to fight cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Dylan Coutu, 8, poses with his quarter midget race car at his Race 2 Cure fundraiser. Photo by Janice Steinhagen.

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  9. Board of Finance tackles budget numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    The Brooklyn Board of Finance talked current and coming year budget numbers at their meeting on March 18. Highway crews are still reeling from a winter that dumped record amounts of snow, put a payloader out of commission for 13 days, and left substantial leaks in roofs at the town garage and the Clifford Green Community Center. Equipment repair has gone 50 percent over budget, according to First Selectman Rick Ives, with $24,000 going to rebuild a payloader engine.

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  10. High school seniors meet for Rotary Club shoot-outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Senior basketball players from Windham County area high schools had a chance to play together for one last time in the Ray Brousseau Rotary Club Senior Shoot Out in Putnam on March 19. Ten female athletes from Ellis Technical Vocational School, Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam and Tourtellotte Memorial High Schools, Woodstock Academy and Pomfret School met on the court at the Putnam High School gymnasium for a 5:30 p.m. game. Twenty-eight senior boys from the same schools played at 7 p.m. The girls traded in their school uniforms and wore the colors their sponsors had chosen: blue for Archambault Insurance, green for Benpe Sales Group.

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  11. Fay Beriau's love for animals and elderly fuels volunteerismRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Fay Beriau has always been motivated by her love of animals and fondness for the elderly. The two complement each other in ways that make sense for Beriau.

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  12. Crafty Runner Wins Max's O'Hartford Road RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Shelley Ciantar of Willington wears a green wig, a green tutu and more. The Max's O'Hartford 5K road race was run in downtown Hartford with Irish spirit and wind chills in the teens.

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  13. 'Yard Goats' Is For The BirdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Hartford Courant

    To borrow a baseball phrase, the name Yard Goats goes 0 for 4: It has nothing to do with baseball, it has nothing to do with Hartford, it has nothing to do with the name of its parent club and it isn't terribly clever. We didn't like the name Rock Cats very much, either.

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  14. Kent Memorial Library celebrates special 'Pi Day' with activities for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Hartford Courant

    It may have been raining and gloomy outside, but the festivities went on March 14 as Kent Memorial Library celebrated "Pi Day." Folks entering the library's temporary quarters on Ffyler Place were greeted with a cheery "Happy Pi Day!" from the Tiger Scouts in Pack 266 Den 3.The Scouts passed out little bite-sized pies to patrons.

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  15. Town Council adds part-time firefighters to budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Hartford Courant

    At its meeting on March 10, the Glastonbury Town Council discussed the town's Special Revenue Funds and Capital Improvement budgets before the presentation at the final budget hearing on March 24. One of the areas discussed would add paid firefighters, especially during periods when much of the volunteer staff isn't available. Town Manager Richard Johnson said the recommendation is to fund part-time staff at the Glastonbury Fire Department during weekdays, when most of the volunteer firefighters are at their full-time jobs.

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  16. Kathy Reed connects students with the communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Whether it's planning an event to encourage students to engage with the local community, or helping older and younger students connect with each other, School Outreach Specialist Kathy Reed plays a part in many programs for students in South Windsor. Reed, a South Windsor native, has held the position in the Youth and Families Department for four years.

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  17. Local group fighting natural gas pipeline expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Hartford Courant

    A Feb. 18 meeting in Stafford Springs and a petition intended for the Mansfield Town Council are two of the most recent activities undertaken by a group of citizens, calling itself Eastern Connecticut Green Action, that is attempting to stop the expansion of the Algonquin Pipeline through Connecticut. There are numerous natural gas pipeline expansion plans currently undergoing approval at the federal and state level, "yet many Connecticut residents are unaware of the costs associated with these projects," said Susan Eastwood, a member of the group.

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  18. Legislators, ASPCA host 'Voices for Animals Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Hartford Courant

    State Rep. Doug Dubitsky greets rescued pit bull Marmalade at the ASPCA's legislative breakfast on March 6 in Hartford. Contributed photo.

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  19. Trooper AppreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Hartford Courant

    We count on the police to be there for us in our time of need, whether we dial 911 after a motor vehicle accident or during a medical emergency. In the town of Willington, police services are provided by Connecticut State Police Department Troop C, and troopers are a visible and supportive presence in the community.

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  20. CRT prepares for 'devised theatre' world premiere March 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Hartford Courant

    Greg Webster, artistic director of Split Knuckle Theatre and assistant professor at UConn, leads the devised theatre work, 'Band of the Black Hand,' at CRT from March 26 through April 4. Contributed photo. Greg Webster, artistic director of Split Knuckle Theatre and assistant professor at UConn, leads the devised theatre work, 'Band of the Black Hand,' at CRT from March 26 through April 4. Contributed photo.

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