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  1. Simsbury Beats East Hartford In CCC QuarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Simsbury's Jack Medve says team defense was the key to its 48-44 victory over East Hartford on Saturday in the CCC boys basketball quarterfinals. Simsbury's Jack Medve says team defense was the key to its 48-44 victory over East Hartford on Saturday in the CCC boys basketball quarterfinals.

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  2. East Hartford's Community Service Cop Is BusyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Police say more residents are talking to them about blight, drivers who ignore stop signs and other neighborhood problems since the department created a new position. Officer Ted Branon is the community service officer, a job he started in September.

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  3. Community News For The South Windsor EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Hartford Courant

    The Young Artist Before and After baking workshop will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Wood Memorial Library, 783 Main St. Jan Grace and Lisa Pinette will instruct children, ages six through 12, in creating an appetizer and dessert. Children will each make a batch of pretzel dough and s'mores bar dough at Wood and complete the baking process at home.

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  4. Community News For The East Hartford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Benjamin Whittaker was appointed by the East Hartford Board of Education as the director of facilities on Jan. 30, replacing long-time director Al Costa, who recently retired. Whittaker joins East Hartford after having worked for the town of Bloomfield for the past four years as the facilities manager, where he was responsible for managing the municipal buildings.

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  5. East Hartford Council To Vote On Buying Main Street ParcelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Hartford Courant

    The town council is to decide on Tuesday whether to buy a key parcel on Main Street and tear down the 19th century house there. Built in 1875, according to assessor's records, the house at 1718 Main St. is in poor shape, Mayor Marcia Leclerc said.

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  6. United Health Foundation Grants To Address Teen Drug Use, Integrate Health ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Hartford Courant

    United Health Foundation awarded $2.35 million in grants to The Governor's Prevention Partnership and The Village For Families & Children, in part to address drug use among teens, officials said Tuesday. "Heroin is cheap," Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said at an event announcing the grants.

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  7. Changes To Sewer Usage Billing ProposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Following the revelation late last year that Hartford may not be able to make all of its quarterly sewer payments to the Metropolitan District this year, some member towns have expressed an interest in making a change to how the MDC bills residents for sewer usage. Currently each of the eight member towns charge residents through an extra fee on their property taxes, known as ad valorem.

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  8. Community News For The Manchester EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Hartford Courant

    The public is invited to a Cheney Railroad history walk on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 1 p.m. Hikers will have an easy walk along the former railroad, built in 1869 to connect the Cheney silk mills to the main rail line in the North End. At 2.5 miles, it was the shortest private freight-and-passenger railroad in the United States.

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  9. Community News For The East Hartford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Hartford Courant

    East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education's second GED graduate is Matthew Lewis, pictured with Anthony Mangiafico, the director of East Hartford Adult and Continuing Education. Mangiafico is looking toward pursuing his ambitions of computer animation at college this fall.

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  10. Large Turnout At Yard Goats Job FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | The Hartford Courant

    Gary Benyard, 18, applied for his first job Saturday and he's not picky when it comes to whichpostition he lands, as long as it means getting a job with the Hartford Yard Goats. Bedyard, a Hartford resident and a student at Our Piece of the Pie in the city's north end, was excited to attend the Yard Goats job fair, saying he thought it'd be a good match for his qualifications and interests.

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  11. Fans Conflicted After Free Screening Of 'Fifty Shades Darker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Hartford Courant

    Patrice Nelson of Chester calls herself a "Fifty Shades" virgin, which is an oxymoron. She's never read the popular "Fifty Shades" erotic novel series by English author E.L. James nor did she see the first movie.

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  12. New Britain-Based Foundation Offers $750,000 in ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Hartford Courant

    Students from New Britain, Bristol and 62 other communities are invited to apply for Robert T. Kenney scholarships through the New Britain-based American Savings Foundation. The foundation expects to award more than $750,000 to 400 new and renewing students at various colleges, universities and accredited vocational/technical schools.

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  13. Enfield Arsonist's Mom Pleads Guilty To Fabricating Evidence, Witness TamperingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Hartford Courant

    An Enfield woman admitted Tuesday that she fabricated "alibi statements" that she hoped would undermine the state's arson case against her son, Davidson Izzo, the teen convicted Jan. 27 of setting fires in the Hazardville section of town. Theresa Izzo pleaded guilty under the Alford doctrine to two felonies: tampering with a witness and fabricating physical evidence.

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  14. East Hartford Police Investigating Apparent Fatal ODRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Hartford Courant

    Officers were called to an apartment complex Monday night by a relative of the victim, Deputy Chief Beau Thurnauer said.

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  15. CT River Valley Chamber Annual MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Hartford Courant

    Glastonbury Business Person of the Year Margaret Wilcox is presented with a legislative proclamation from State Sen. Steve Cassano and State Rep. Prasad Srinivasan at the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting, on Jan. 25. Glastonbury Business Person of the Year Margaret Wilcox is presented with a legislative proclamation from State Sen. Steve Cassano and State Rep. Prasad Srinivasan at the Connecticut River Valley Chamber of Commerce's Annual Meeting, on Jan. 25. The CT River Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrated it's first birthday at its second Annual Meeting on Jan. 25 at the Riverfront Community Center in Glastonbury.

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  16. Childrena s Reading Partners Seeks Volunteers to Read with PreschoolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Hartford Courant

    Children's Reading Partners seeks "Preschool Pals" to read with at-risk preschoolers in Bloomfield. A training for volunteers will take place the evening of February 23 in West Hartford.

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  17. Man Who Crashed Into Woman During Diabetic Event Sentenced To PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Hartford Courant

    An East Hartford woman who worked her way from cleaning lady to department head at Travelers Insurance, where she worked 55 years, and who at age 88 was still the foundation of her extended family was remembered Monday in a Hartford courtroom. Carolina "Carla" Parente was described as a strong and vital woman who was out for her morning walk when she was cut down April 19, 2014 by a driver authorities say was in the midst of a diabetic emergency.

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  18. Town Considers Adopting Leash Law After Complaints About Roaming DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Hartford Courant

    Complaints from park users about roaming dogs may result in the town adopting an ordinance requiring pet owners to keep dogs on leashes. The town's ordinance committee, a subset of the town council, is reviewing the issue.

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  19. Hartford Man Arrested In East Hartford ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Hartford Courant

    Alphonso Clarke, 27, of Hartford was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting of 25-year-old Greg Beaufort in East Hartford on Saturday. Alphonso Clarke, 27, of Hartford was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting of 25-year-old Greg Beaufort in East Hartford on Saturday.

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  20. Nearly $16K, 800 Bags Of Heroin Seized From East Hartford HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Hartford Courant

    Carlos Quiles, 35, of East Hartford was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a firearm, operation of a drug factory, possession with intent to sell and other offenses Thursday. Carlos Quiles, 35, of East Hartford was charged with two counts of criminal possession of a firearm, operation of a drug factory, possession with intent to sell and other offenses Thursday.

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