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  1. Town Council Meets TonightRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    The Windsor Town Council will meet tonight, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in town council chambers, 275 Broad St. The agenda includes; approving a resolution allowing property assessment exemptions for renewable energy facilities at non-residential properties; approving a resolution regarding manufacturing machinery and equipment assessment expemption; approving a field use policy and user fees for O'Brien Field; approving the appropriation of $56,000 from the general fund balance to fund information technology infrastructure project; introducing a bond ordinance appropriating $1.27 million for costs in connection with the purchase of a tower ladder truck for the fire department; setting a public hearing for March 16, beginning at 7:15 p.m. for the bond ordinance for the purchase of the tower ladder truck for the fire department; and approving the Capitol Region Hazard Mitigation program.

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  2. Trucks Clash With History In South Windsor In a Poor Display Of Regional PlanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    In the East Windsor Hill section of South Windsor, an Indiana developer has plans to build at least one giant distribution center and possibly more on parcels on the east side of Route 5. Nearby, residents of the town's most important historic district say the truck traffic is getting worse.... In the East Windsor Hill section of South Windsor, an Indiana developer has plans to build at least one giant distribution center and possibly more on parcels on the east side of Route 5. Nearby, residents of the town's most important historic district say the truck traffic is getting worse.... I've often remarked over the years that one of the nicest residential parcels in metro Hartford sits on Main Street in South Windsor, a sheep farm with meadows ambling down to the Connecticut River and a red brick Federalist house amid old barns. 1 comment

  3. Enfield State Rep. Alexander Charged With DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Rep. David Alexander, a Democrat, also was charged with reckless driving. Alexander, 33, of 277 Pearl St., was released without having to post bail and is scheduled to appear in Enfield Superior Court on March 9. About 1:30 a.m., a police officer saw Alexander stop for a red light at Elm Street and Ella Grasso Turnpike, then drive off while the light was still red, police said.

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  4. No Forensic Evidence Links Miranda To 12-Year-Old's KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Hartford Courant

    The state's murder case against Pedro Miranda is based largely on circumstantial evidence that prosecutors say link him to the disappearance and murder of 12-year-old Mayra Cruz in 1987. There is no forensic evidence, such as DNA, that links Miranda to the crime, largely because Mayra's body was so badly decomposed.

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  5. Windsor School Budget Battle Yields Higher Spending PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Hartford Courant

    After a protracted, contentious discussion and dueling budget proposals, the board of education adopted a spending plan that included more funding than Superintendent Craig Cooke was seeking. The school board voted 5 to 4 to approve a $67.86 million budget that will increase spending over the current year by $2.64 million, or 4.05 percent.

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  6. Man Wanted In 2013 Wethersfield Armed Robbery ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Hartford Courant

    A man wanted in connection with a Wethersfield armed robbery in 2013 was taken into custody after a chase Friday, police said. An officer spotted Daquan Jones, 23, at an apartment complex in the Broad Brook section of town about 1:30 p.m. The officer chased him into the apartment complex.

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  7. Delinquent Tax Properties Sale Is April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Hartford Courant

    The original list, which was compiled in the fall, had 32 properties on it, but 19 owners, after receiving letters from the town attorney, have stepped forward since then to pay of the delinquent taxes or set up a payment plan. Souza said the remaining 13 property owners have to make payments in full by April 10 to avoid being listed for sale the next day.

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  8. Police: Driver's Blood-Alcohol Level Four Times Legal LimitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Hartford Courant

    A 55-year old Ellington man was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol after determining that his blood-alcohol level was 0.36, more than four times the legal limit, after a January crash on Ellington Road. Police said Robert King, 55, of Ellington, was driving on Ellington Road near the town line Jan. 14 when his vehicle crashed into a road sign, a utility pole and then a tree.

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  9. 'Positive' Results For Windsor In Malloy BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Hartford Courant

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's proposed budget calls for $14.8 million in total state aid for Windsor in 2016 and 2017. The spending plan includes $12.5 million for educational cost sharing funds for Windsor public schools, $404,000 for roads and $108,000 for local capital improvement programs in each of the next two years.

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  10. Windsor Education Foundation awards 2015 round of grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Previous grant-funded projects include the NASA Hunch program, in which Windsor High School students worked with NASA mentors on developing items for use in the International Space Station. Courtesy photo.

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  11. Gushing Water Main Near Hartford Hospital FixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Hartford Courant

    A water main break on Washington St. led to street flooding blocks away on Ward St. Traffic slowed as the flowing water raced down Broad Street. A water main break on Washington St. led to street flooding blocks away on Ward St. Traffic slowed as the flowing water raced down Broad Street.

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  12. MDC Crews Work To Repair Broken Water MainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | CTNow.com

    Breaks have been reported on Flatbush Avenue in West Hartford, at Warrenton Avenue and Prospect Avenue at the West Hartford/Hartford line, and at Kennedy Road near Ravine Road in Windsor.

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  13. Task Force Seizes FedEx'ed PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Hartford Courant

    SOUTH WINDSOR _ The regional narcotics squad seized about 2 1/2 pounds of high quality marijuana that came into the FedEx distribution center in town. FedEx notified the East Central Narcotics Task Force last week that they had received a suspicious package shipped from California, Manchester police Sgt.

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  14. Credit union to expand current community charterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Hartford Courant

    The Enfield Community Federal Credit Union announced that they have been approved by the National Credit Union Association to expand its current community charter. This expansion allows membership to be available to any individuals who live, work, worship or attend school in and businesses and other legal entities located in Hartford County, Connecticut or in Ellington , Somers or Stafford in Tolland County.

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  15. East Windsor Middle School EvacuatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Neither the police nor the school system would describe the nature of the emergency that triggered the evacuation, but both said that children and staff members are safe. "We did activate a safety protocol," said a spokeswoman for Superintendent Theresa Kane.

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  16. Local Hunger Action Team making plans for the year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Hartford Courant

    Almost all communities have residents whose food supply is not consistent, and East Windsor is no exception. With that in mind, the East Windsor Hunger Action Team has been meeting for the past year, sharing information and brainstorming on how the address the issue.

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  17. State and local officials cut ribbon on Family Resource CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Hartford Courant

    State Rep. Jeff Currey joined other officials recently at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Family Resource Center at Robert J. O'Brien STEM Academy in East Hartford. Currey, who represents portions of East Hartford, Manchester and South Windsor, thanked Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and former state Commissioner of Education Stefan Pryor for making O'Brien a part of the Commissioner's Network last year.

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  18. Valentine's Day Tradition ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Hartford Courant

    The free license -valued at $30 - will be available to any couple seeking to get married in town in the next 65 days. Both parties must be present and have photo ID.

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  19. Closures and Openings In TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Hartford Courant

    Town Manager Peter Souza said day time recreational programs, Dial-A-Ride and the Caring Connection adult daycare cernter are also closed, but he expects the library to open on time.

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  20. Romantic Jazz In WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | The Hartford Courant

    This time of year, when couples scramble to come up with a way to spend Valentine's Day, Matt and Atla DeChamplain have it all figured out: the jazz singer and pianist, along with bassist Matt Dwonszyk and violinist Jason Anick, will play two sets of standards and mood-setters at Northwest Park in Windsor, beginning at 7:30 p.m. There's a $17 cover; visit northwestpark.org for tickets and more information.

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