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  1. Few Attend South Windsor Budget HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    The school board and town council heard from a handful of residents Tuesday night about its proposed $71.69 million school budget. Town Manager Matthew Galligan has proposed a $111 million budget for 2015-16, an overall increase of 4.37 percent from last year's level.

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  2. Windsor High School receives SupportMusic Merit AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    The SupportMusic Merit Award is part of NAMM's Best Communities for Music Education program. Nationwide, 120 schools this year were presented with the award designed to honor communities that support music education.

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  3. Sage Park Middle School students participate in Model UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Anahi Cauley, Maryam Choudhury, Yasmine Cruz, Charlotte Watts, Camryn Howe, Jabrea Ali, Kaya Doshi, Gerad Smith, Hannah Holdaway and Grace Murphy. Ibaleze Garcia, Julie-Ann Williams, Abigail Berrubi, Harper Follansbee, Terry Jiang, Ama Karikari, Erin Howe, Evan Petkis,... Anahi Cauley, Maryam Choudhury, Yasmine Cruz, Charlotte Watts, Camryn Howe, Jabrea Ali, Kaya Doshi, Gerad Smith, Hannah Holdaway and Grace Murphy.

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  4. Cattle caused conflicts between colonists/nativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    A recent program at the Lebanon Historical Society Museum explored how the settlers' dairy farming practices impacted the native peoples in New England. Contributed photo.

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  5. UnitedHealth Bulks Up For Prescription Drug Cost BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Hartford Courant

    The nation's largest health insurer, UnitedHealth , will muscle up for its fight against rising prescription drug costs by spending more than $12 billion to buy pharmacy benefits manager Catamaran Corp. Pharmacy benefits managers, or PBMs, help negotiate the prices that customers pay for prescription drugs. They are seen as a key component in the push to contain soaring costs from specialty drugs, complex medicines that can represent treatment breakthroughs but often at a much higher price than other drugs.

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  6. College Friends Build Display Company, Now Absorbing CompetitorsRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Hartford Courant

    When Steve Walsh was a kid, his father used to tell him: "The only way you're ever going to get ahead is to own your own business." When he went to the University of Bridgeport and met Steve Perez in his freshman year, they decided they would go into business together.

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  7. South Windsor Manager Recommends 4.37 Percent Budget IncreaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Town Manager Matthew Galligan has proposed a $111 million budget for 2015-16, an overall increase of 4.37 percent from last year's level. Galligan will present his proposal to the town council Monday.

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  8. South Windsor Teacher Faces Termination After Sharing 'Wholly Inappropriate' PoemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    A high school English teacher is facing termination after he shared an Allen Ginsberg poem that contains explicit sexual content in his AP class last month, according to a letter sent to him from the superintendent. David Olio shared the poem "Please Master" during his third-period AP English on Feb. 25, according to the letter dated March 20. He has been suspended.

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  9. New business opens in EnfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Sun Tropez, a tanning/spray spa, has opened at 199 Elm St. in Enfield . The spa offers four levels of high tech tanning.

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  10. Andrew Paterna uses food to bring community togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Hartford Courant

    For years, Town Council member Andrew Paterna taught students at Manchester Community College about health and nutrition, and he brought that same theme to the South Windsor FOOD Alliance. "I think our goal is to try and build a stronger community around local food," Paterna said.

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  11. Town, School Officials Discuss Proposed $72 Million School BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Some town council members expressed concern Wednesday that the proposed 2015-16 school budget will increase the burden on taxpayers, even as school officials said they must meet increasing state and federal requirements and offer competitive courses and special education programs. The town council and board of education discussed the school system's proposed $71.69 million budget, which represents a 4.58 percent spending increase.

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  12. Windsor Board Of Ed Readies For Expanded Preschool ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Pending approval from the town council, the Windsor Board of Education expects to be up and running in September with an expanded preschool program. The school board, by a 5-4 vote, recently approved moving forward with a plan to create four additional classes of 15 students each to go along with an existing program of four classrooms currently situated at Oliver Ellsworth School.

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  13. Anne Miller, Manchester Real Estate Business Owner, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The daughter of Adolph and Anna Baresia, Miller was born and raised in Manchester along with two brothers. She was married to Walter Miller and mother of Martin Miller and Clare Miller-Burti, according to the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, which is handling arrangements.

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  14. MGM Casino Official Blasts Connecticut's Plan For 'Box Of Slots'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International Jim Murren speaks to a large crowd gathered for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the Springfield MGM Casino on Tuesday. The approximately $800 million casino resort in Springfield's tornado-ravaged South End will open in 2017.

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  15. Thumbs Up For Young GeniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Seven hundred and seventy students competed for 350 prizes in last year's Connecticut Invention Convention held at UConn's Gampel Pavilion in Storrs in May 2014. Seven hundred and seventy students competed for 350 prizes in last year's Connecticut Invention Convention held at UConn's Gampel Pavilion in Storrs in May 2014.

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  16. S. Windsor Man ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    According to a press release, police were dispatched to a domestic violence complaint on Henry Road at about 4 a.m. Saturday. Witnesses stated that a man had punched a woman in the head multiple times in the driveway of the home.

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  17. Man Charged In S. Windsor BurglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Hartford Courant

    David Barnes-Dowdell, 26, of 22 Bay Path Drive, East Hartford, was arrested on a warrant and charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree larceny and illegal use of a credit card. The charges stem from an October 2014 burglary at a Loomis Road home, according to a press release.

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  18. Wilton Girls Beat Top-Seeded South Windsor For Class LL TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Hartford Courant

    South Windsor's Alexandra Cunningham looks for a way around Wilton's Hannah Maatallah in 2nd half action. South Windsor's Coach, Don LeClerc, hugs playerJ ulia Paoletti after the loss to Wilton.

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  19. Drugs Seized, Three Arrested At Vernon ApartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Hartford Courant

    Undercover police seized crack cocaine, $1,860 in cash and arrested three people during a drug bust at a Park West apartment this week. Arrested were Bernard Chambers, 30, and his girlfriend, Daniella Jackson, 29, both of 35 Park West Drive - the scene of the Wednesday drug bust.

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  20. Two Facing Drug Charges In East HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Hartford Courant

    Robert Bruce, 43, of 724 Stode Road in Windsor, and Stacey Audette, 45, of 100 Percey St. , New Bedford, Mass., were found with crack cocaine, heroin and drug paraphernalia. The incident occurred at Villa Milano's Pizza, located at 456 Main Street.

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