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  1. Michaela Petit's Beloved Four O'Clocks Proposed As Official Children's State FlowerRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Glastonbury High School Future Farmers of America class, in April, 2014, was growing 2500 "Four O'Clock" flowers to raise money for the Michaela's Garden Project, a fund raiser for the Petit Foundation. The Glastonbury High School Future Farmers of America class, in April, 2014, was growing 2500 "Four O'Clock" flowers to raise money for the Michaela's Garden Project, a fund raiser for the Petit Foundation.

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  2. CL&P To Close Work Centers In Simsbury, Glastonbury, Waterbury And NewingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Connecticut Light & Power said Thursday it would be closing work centers in a number of towns, including Simsbury, sending their workers to other locations across the state. The closures add to the company's growing effort to consolidate its footprint around the state.

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  3. A Hike From Woods To Overlook To RiverbankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Hartford Courant

    Back in 1981, East Granby Park and Recreation Commission Chairwoman Judith Root believed the only thing the 112 acres donated by Doris Cowles could become was a park. "It will be basically a nature area," she said in a January 12, 1981 Hartford Courant story.

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  4. Hundreds Gather To Honor, Remember Cheshire TeenRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Brandi Beisel, 18, looks up from a memorial book for Christopher Settembri as Hason Gawlik, 19, waits his turn to write a message. Settembri was killed on Dec. 16 by his father, who then took his own life.

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  5. A Visit To The Forgotten Dean's RavineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    It's going to be pretty tough for a waterfall I still haven't discovered to break into my top three. The state's waterfall leaderboard currently consists of: Salisbury's Sages Ravine, Granby's Enders Falls and New Marlborough, MA.'

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  6. CTfastrak Information Session for Central Connecticut RidersRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The state transportation department of Transportation will host an informational meeting about its CTfastrak bus rapid transit system on Dec. 9. Bus riders, commuters, prospective passengers and others are invited to the session, which runs from 6 to 8 p.m. at CCSU's Institute of Technology & Business Development, 185 Main St. The system is scheduled to open March 28 and the DOT is offering open houses to tell the public about routes in their neighborhoods, how to use a web-based trip planner, how to board the new buses and try out the new ticket vending machines. The system links New Britain and Hartford with a shuttle service, and express buses continue on to free park and ride lots in Bristol, Cheshire, Southington and Waterbury.

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  7. CTfastrak Planners: Everything On Track For March 28 OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Working models of the new electronic ticket-vending machines and online trip planner are ready, drivers are in training, and delivery of the 60-foot lime green buses begins this week. "We're on schedule.

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  8. Class M Field Hockey: Avon Vs. HandRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Avon goalie Natalie Sawicki msopts a shot by Hand's Kathryn Omdahl during the first half of their Class M semifinal Tuesday night at Cheshire High School. Avon scored first but Hand scored two goals in the second half to advance to the finals.

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  9. Motorists In Cheshire Area Advised To Use Caution After Moose SightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    State officials want motorists in the area to be extra careful after numerous moose sightings near Interstate 84 in recent days. "Moose near roadways pose a particular danger because once struck, they are more likely to collapse through a vehicle windshield due to their tall stance," Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dwayne Gardner said in a release.

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  10. Esty Has Earned Re-Election In 5th DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Elizabeth Esty was in the right place at the right time. In early 2012, she was challenging House Speaker Christopher Donovan for the Democratic nomination for the 5th Congressional District seat.

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  11. Blood-Disorder Drug Boosts Alexion Profits Past EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Thursday reported a better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit owing to strong sales of its blood disorder drug Soliris and raised its full-year profit forecast for the fourth time this year. Alexion, headquartered in Cheshire, is moving to New Haven with the inducement of a $6 million grant from the state, a subsidized $20 million loan that will be made into a gift if Alexion has 650 workers in Connecticut by 2017 and tax credits that could be worth as much as $25 million.

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  12. UCC Divestiture, Boycott Vote Targets Israeli 'Occupation' Of Palestinian TerritoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    CHESHIRE - The Connecticut Conference of the United Church of Christ voted on Friday night to divest any funds invested with companies 'profiting from the occupation of the Palestine Territories by the State of Israel.'

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  13. Resolution Asks UCC Conference To Divest Interest In Certain Israel CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The resolution lists Caterpillar Inc., Motorola Solutions, Hewlett-Packard Development and several other companies as examples of those that would be affected by the action. The resolution lists Caterpillar Inc., Motorola Solutions, Hewlett-Packard Development and several other companies as examples of those that would be affected by the action.

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  14. Motorists Line Up At Newington Gas Station For $2.97 A GallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    It was the first sub-$3-a-gallon gas in Connecticut since 2010 and the lowest price in the state as of Tuesday, according to the website ConnectiutGasPrices.com. Motorists jammed the station's four pump islands, forming lines three or four vehicles long, to take advantage of the low price.

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  15. Correction Officer Stabbed In Neck At CheshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | CTNow.com

    An officer at the Cheshire Correctional Institution was stabbed in the neck Thursday morning by an inmate and the prison was locked down, according to union and correction officials. The officer, a 13-year veteran whose name was not released, was treated at the scene by prison medical staff, then paramedics, and taken to Waterbury Hospital.

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  16. Reader Submitted: Tunxis And Edac Technologies Partner To Deliver...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Tunxis Community College has partnered with EDAC Technologies of Cheshire to offer an Advanced Manufacturing Machine Technology Certificate which provides machine operator training and responds to Connecticut manufacturer demand for a workforce with advanced skills. Tunxis is very pleased and excited to team with EDAC in addressing a critical workforce need, said David England, Ed.D., Tunxis dean of institutional outreach and effectiveness.

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  17. Petit Calls For End To Early Release ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Former State Senator Len Suzio, left, and Dr. William Petit, right, held a press conference on the Cheshire town green Wednesday to urge the repeal of the Early Release program for violent criminals in the state. Suzio has gathered more than 5,000 names on his petition and added Dr. Petit's... Former State Senator Len Suzio, left, and Dr. William Petit, right, held a press conference on the Cheshire town green Wednesday to urge the repeal of the Early Release program for violent criminals in the state.

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  18. Cheshire Police Investigate Bank RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The robbery occurred about 9 a.m. when a man armed with a gun walked into the bank and demanded money. No injuries were reported.

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  19. Cheshire Girls Volleyball Streak At 33Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    With the gym at Cheshire High School closed for renovations, the Rams have yet to play a home match. They also are working in three new starters who are taking over for a group of seniors who helped lead Cheshire to an undefeated season and the sixth girls volleyball title in school history in 2013.

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  20. Cheshire Man Charged With Gas Station RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | CTNow.com

    Casey J. Kennedy, 43, of Greens Loop Drive, was charged with second-degree robbery and sixth-degree larceny after receiving a description from the clerk and spotting him walking into a nearby liquor store, police said Officers were called to the CITGO on 626 Maple Avenue about 5:40 p.m. on reports of a robbery. The store clerk said a man came in and demanded the money in the register, police said.

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