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  1. Enfield Town Councilors Begin Discussion On Casinos In TownRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The discussion was prompted by state legislators' consideration of a bill that would expand gambling in the state, possibly adding a venue between Hartford and Springfield, Mass., which recently approved a proposal for an $800 million gambling resort. Some councilors said they would be cautious about a casino, and others said they would be against the idea unless an entertainment venue and restaurants were included, making the casino a destination.

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  2. Palette & Brush Club holds annual spring exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Windsor Palette & Brush Club held the opening reception for its annual Spring Art Exhibit on Sunday, April 12, at the Windsor Town Hall. The exhibit showcases works of art by local artists in various media, and will be on display in the lower level corridors until May 7. Included in the show are oil paintings, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, stained glass, collage, drawings and photography.

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  3. MHS boys' track starts the season with a winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    The Manchester High School boys' track team won its first meet of the season against South Windsor High. Coach Thayer Redman and the team said they hope that the win is a start to a successful season.

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  4. Retired Fire Chief Robert Bycholski honored with Community AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Former Fire Chief Robert Bycholski has dedicated 41 years of his life to protecting others as a firefighter, and though he is now retired, he continues to put others first through community service. Bycholski will be honored for his efforts at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce's 114th Annual Meeting on April 30. "Bob's willingness and dedication to get involved wherever he is needed is completely selfless; his history of involvement and passion for his community made him the obvious choice for this year's award," said Chamber President April DiFalco.

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  5. Resident input sought for Windsor Plan of Conservation and DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Hartford Courant

    Windsor's Town Planning and Zoning Commission has scheduled a public informational meeting for Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall, Council Chambers to present and discuss a draft of the Plan of Conservation and Development. Topics will include: natural resource protection, open space preservation, community facilities, transportation, residential and economic development, community character, and quality of life.

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  6. Girls enjoy American Girl Spring TeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The tables were covered in lacy tablecloths and set with floral-patterned china tea sets for the mothers, daughters and dolls who gathered at Wood Memorial Library and Museum on April 11 for a tea party. "It's so popular that we sometimes sell out in two hours," said Jan Grace, program manager and librarian.

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  7. Suffield agriscience students host 'Ag Expo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Suffield High School students pulled out all the stops at their Regional Agriscience Program "Ag Expo" on April 8 and 9 to show local children what they are learning. Students from A. Ward Spaulding School were invited to follow a path of blue arrows that took them to different rooms where they colored, planted tomatoes, made crafts and went outside to see the animals.

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  8. 'Solarize' campaign's live installation welcomes questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Hartford Courant

    When Matt Holland had his house built, he had the roof pitched so it would capture the maximum amount of solar rays. "I knew at some point I would get solar power," he said on Saturday, April 11, as workers installed 60 solar panels on his roof.

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  9. Voluntown Elementary hosts health fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Walking a straight line in the gym is easy - unless you're wearing "drunk goggles." . Alexandra, 9, and Jenna, 11, tried to toe the line wearing goggles that simulated the vision a person would have when they are intoxicated, and they found it just about impossible.

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  10. 'While We're Young' mines laughs, cliches from generational discordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Writer-director Noah Baumbach has made a career out of stories about fussy New Yorkers fretting about their lives in ways that are meant to feel so real as to be uncomfortable. In "While We're Young," the thoughtful concept of an unpredictable indie gradually gives way to romantic-comedy clich territory, complete with mistaken identities and last-minute speeches.

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  11. Tourtellotte Tigers softball has versatility on its sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    The fifth inning of the first game in a doubleheader against Putnam sealed the win for the Tourtellotte Memorial High School softball team on April 11. The Eastern Connecticut Conference small division Tigers scored five runs to clinch the win. Their bats were too much for the Clippers, a Constitution State Conference team, to handle.

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  12. Public libraries face loss of fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    It's no surprise that public libraries across the state will face a loss of funding if the governor's budget proposal goes through. Malloy has proposed cuts to the Connecticut Library Consortium, an organization that negotiates prices on books, supplies and other materials for public libraries in the state.

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  13. Jeanne Foley: extraordinary volunteer at Bradley TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Volunteers at the Bradley Theater were busy getting ready for the opening of "Nunsense" on April 10. In the hour leading up to show, Jeanne Foley moved through the lobby checking off a list of things to do. There were t-shirts to pass out to cast and crew members, flashlights, badges and stations to assign to volunteers, tickets to prepare and sell, the refreshment stand to open and popcorn to make.

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  14. Eric Judge: Helping with financial planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Hartford Courant

    Eric Judge advises companies and individuals about financial planning, and also teaches children some of the basics. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  15. 'Sensory Story Time' engages young learnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Hartford Courant

    Stafford Public Library's monthly "Sensory Story Time" program has earned quite a few fans, particularly those in the newborn to 5-year-old age range, but their parents and older siblings have learned to get in on the fun, too. Going into its third year this summer, the once-a-month program is led by Board Certified Music Therapist Renee Coro of Harmonious Happenings, along with children's librarian Deb Muska.

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  16. Former State Trooper Accused Of Rape Pleads No ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | CTNow.com

    A former state trooper accused of raping an 81-year-old woman at a Windsor Locks motel pleaded no contest to one count of first-degree sexual assault on Tuesday as part of an agreement with state prosecutors. Jeffrey LaPorto, 43, originally was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual assault and one count of first-degree unlawful restraint.

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  17. Farmington OKs Fire Training Agreement With AvonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Hartford Courant

    The town council has agreed to enter into an agreement with Avon for the joint operation of a new fire training facility. "We are confident this contract will move forward and we are very pleased to have that happen," council Chairwoman Nancy Nickerson said.

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  18. Avon, Farmington Firefighters Hold Fundraiser For Training FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | The Hartford Courant

    A rendering of the type of live fire training facility that firefighters in Avon and Farmington want to build. A fundraiser for the project is April 24. A rendering of the type of live fire training facility that firefighters in Avon and Farmington want to build.

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  19. Tai Chi workshop brings ancient martial art to libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Hartford Courant

    The ancient martial art of Tai Chi was brought to Cragin Memorial Library on Saturday, March 28, under the instruction of master David Chandler. No previous experience was necessary, and those unfamiliar with the form were soon informed of its numerous health benefits for the body, mind and spirit.

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  20. Sen. Tony Guglielmo: A Rally Cry for VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Hartford Courant

    Let me start by thanking veterans for your service to our nation. It's because of your selfless and honorable sacrifice that we continue to enjoy freedoms that make this the greatest country in the world.

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