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  1. Rep. Ziobron lauds reversal of state police dispatch consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    State Rep. Melissa Ziobron has lauded the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection for completing a review of state police dispatch centers and their decision to restore police call center functions within small towns. During the 2016-17 legislative session, Ziobron co-sponsored legislation H.B. 5105, the bill would require the Commissioner of Emergency Services and Public Protection to undo the 2012 and 2013 consolidation of the dispatch centers within the barracks of the Division of State Police.

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  2. Residents disagree about proposed State Police gun rangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    Willington resident Donald Parizek with his aunt Evelyn held up signs and collected signatures outside the Willington Public Library in opposition to a State Police proposal to potentially locate a firearms training facility on one of two sites in town. Photo by Annie Gentile.

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  3. Windsor Locks observes Memorial Day with parade, ceremonyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    The annual Windsor Locks Memorial Day parade rolled down Spring and Main streets on Monday, May 25, as flags waved in the breeze and people sat in folding chairs to enjoy the festive procession. "We come here every year," said resident Amandine Lauderback, who was with her husband and daughter and the dog they are training for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. 1 comment

  4. Historical society looks back at town's pharmacy, button mill and baseball starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    The Stafford Historical Society Museum on Spring Street is a place to do research, explore the town's history, and to see special exhibits of local interest. Currently the SHS has three special displays which include: a Stafford pharmacy exhibit with items from McCormick and Sullivan's Drugstore; a button exhibit on B. Schwanda & Sons button mill; and an exhibit on Stafford baseball stars.

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  5. Willington Day celebrates communityRead the original story

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    The annual Willington Day celebration is much-anticipated each Memorial Day weekend, and this year's event on Saturday, May 23, was bigger than ever. "This is the 24th year for our all-volunteer celebration," said Melissa McKinnon, chair of the Willington Day Committee.

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  6. EdanSe Company & Ballroom expandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | The Hartford Courant

    EdanSe Company & Ballroom, located at 127 Pearl St. in Enfield , is expanding its current successful ballroom and Latin studio. The studio has proved to be truly innovative and will offer dancers of all ages an opportunity to participate in performing arts classes on top of their already extensive selection of ballroom and Latin classes.

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  7. Here's The Difference $15 An Hour MakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Hartford Courant

    It's hard, tough demanding work, but I love my job. I genuinely love taking care of people.

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  8. Blumenthal: Decades Of Neglect Make Rail Safety A PriorityRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Emergency personnel work at the scene of the deadly May 13 Amtrak train wreck in Philadelphia. This and other crashes on U.S. rails have prompted many, including Sen. Richard Blumenthal, to seek improved safety standards and upgraded infrastructure for the nation's trains.

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  9. Tim Kettle: Project PIN DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Tim Kettle has been the director of Project PIN for three years, but it's been a part of his life for nearly 26 years. That's how long ago it was when his mother Irene helped found the food bank.

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  10. State Police Say Mass. Man Had 36 Pounds Of Marijuana In CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Hartford Courant

    A 45-year-old Massachusetts man is facing a number of drug related charges after he was caught with 36 pounds of packaged marijuana in the trunk of his car, state polic said. State police stopped Hugh Thomas, 45, of Dorchester, Mass., for speeding near Exit 70 of I-84 about 5 p.m. Wednesday.

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  11. Youth Services Bureau hosts Family Bingo NightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    "Bingo Night" may bring to mind tables full of coffee-sipping adults with big-haired Troll dolls lined up neatly next to their cards. But the Bingo events hosted by Windsor Locks Youth Services Bureau are a lot more wholesome and family-friendly - Trolls optional.

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  12. Historical society shares history of local millRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    The familiar mill on Furnace Avenue in downtown Stafford Springs has gone by a handful of different names over the last 162 years, but throughout its long history, it has become increasingly famous worldwide as a manufacturer of high-quality fabrics, including wool, mohair, alpaca, camel hair and cashmeres. On Tuesday, May 12, at the Stafford Community Center, Dave Bartlett, president of the Stafford Historical Society, presented a chronology of the Warren Woolen Company and its deep roots in Stafford, sharing photos, renderings and postcard images as it has changed throughout the years.

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  13. AmericanWarrior flight honors local WWII veteranRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Bill Karosi was a young man who wanted to fight for his country and signed up with the U.S. Navy in 1943, as soon as he was 18. He served during World War II on the LSM 79, a landing ship in the Pacific preparing for the invasion of Okinawa. An invasion of Japan was being considered until the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Japanese surrendered on Sept.

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  14. Students experience a day in the life of Civil War soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Fifth-graders at Philip R. Smith Elementary School took their lessons outside on Friday, May 15, setting up an authentic Civil War encampment on the main lawn of the school. Students, dressed as Union and Confederate soldiers, could be found pitching tents, marching in formation, darning socks, and deciphering codes, all in the spirit of learning about this important time in the nation's history.

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  15. 'Pitch Perfect 2' hits some winning notes, but gets strangely meanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    You can't fault "Pitch Perfect 2" for trying to recreate the magic of 2012's original. The set-up is identical: After an embarrassing performance, college a cappella group the Barden Bellas works its way back to the top through training montages, entertaining "riff-offs" and a major competition whose outcome is basically a given.

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  16. Illing hosts 'Healthy Chef Cook-Off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Students put their cooking skills to the test for Illing Middle School's third annual Healthy Chef Cook-Off, hosted by the Family Consumer Science Department on May 14. Illing faculty and staff served as the judges for the competition. Among the judges were Assistant Principal Uyi Osunde, music teacher Mary Walsh, and art teacher Mark Lafontaine, who has been judging the competition since its first year.

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  17. Enfield Society for the Detection of Thieves and Robbers celebrates 192 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Although it's been more than a century since its members were called into action, the Enfield Society for the Detection of Thieves and Robbers still meets every year for a banquet and a program featuring a guest speaker. The group's latest meeting - to celebrate its 192nd anniversary - was on Tuesday, May 12, at Fitzmaurice Hall in back of St. Bernard Church in Hazardville.

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  18. Town's Mosquito Management Program is now in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Mayor Marcia A. Leclerc would like all residents to know that the town has begun spraying larvicide around town-owned property, and that East Hartford's Mosquito Management Program is fully operational. Residents should know that the town is committed to fighting the hatching and breeding of mosquitoes on town-owned property, and for more than a decade has contracted with a mosquito management company to combat this annual seasonal issue.

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  19. Local students name new police K-9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Hartford Courant

    The newest member of the Windsor Police Department is named Thor. And while he is neither a Norse god nor a comic book superhero, he certainly has special skills beyond those of his human colleagues.

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  20. Thompsonville Community Garden ready for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Spring is here, and summer is following close behind. To gardeners, that means it's time to start planting and weeding.

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