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  1. Connecticut's Smith Brothers Hires Peruccio from Cigna HealthcareRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | World News Report

    Smith Brothers, a Glastonbury, Conn.-based insurance broker, has added Chelsea Peruccio as an employee benefits advisor. Her responsibilities include new business development, account management and creating employee benefit strategies to help clients achieve positive results.

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  2. Sidewalk Gap Connection Projects Scheduled This SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    ... its annual $250,000 appropriation for sidewalks to make connections along Addison Road and Main Street in South Glastonbury. The larger of the two projects will install 1,300 feet of sidewalk along Addison Road from Norman Drive south to Hebron ...

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  3. Syrian Refugees Speak About New Life In ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hartford Courant

    Zeyad Al Abas, a Syrian refugee recently relocated to Glastonbury, told his story to the crowd at the Community Conversation on "The Muslim Ban: An Examination of the Underlying Factual, Legal, Religious, Humanitarian, Policy and Economic Consideratins," on May 11 at the Riverfront Community Center. Al Abas spoke about the utter devastation that the war in Syria has had on his entire country, how he saw children arrested and tortured because their parents tried to exercise free speech, and how, as bombings became more regular, he and his family fled and hid in a forest for two weeks before making their way to Jordan, still hoping that somehow his country's leadership would change.

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  4. Norwich Native Son Award winner credits hometown for his successRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Day

    ... Wednesday with a tally of 6,782 babies delivered over 40 years as an OBGYN physician. Morosky, 67, of Glastonbury, chief of obstetrics and gynecology for the past 13 years at Johnson Memorial Hospital in Stafford Springs and head of the ...

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  5. GHS Essence Awards Honors SixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Hartford Courant

    Glastonbury High School's Essence Awards, held bi-annually in the fall and spring, honors those who exemplify the spirit of the GHS community. "We need more of these people in the world - we need people who are caring, people who are trustworthy, people who are courageous," said Student Council President Abhiskek Malani.

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  6. Plainfield Police: Hartford Man Hid Drugs In Mouth, ButtocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | The Hartford Courant

    ... and interfering with police. He was the passenger in a car driven by Jeffery Chambers, 56, of Risley Road in Glastonbury, police said. Chambers was given a ticket for driving the wrong way on a one-way street, operating an unregistered motor vehicle ...

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  7. Parents Urge School Board To Keep Neighborhoods Together, Use Common Sense When RedistrictingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Hartford Courant

    ... than a mile from Buttonball and her children would be sent to Nayaug which is far from her child's daycare. "Our Glastonbury community has lost faith in your transparency," parent Selena Pizzo told the board. "and your lack of concern for answering ...

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  8. GHS Girls' Tennis Poised For Big FinishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 23 | The Hartford Courant

    The GHS girls' tennis team has lost just one match this season (to Staples, which also beat Glastonbury in the state semifinals the last two seasons), but the Tomahawks are ready to enter the class and State Open tournaments with as much strength and ...

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  9. As AAC Tournament Approaches, UConn Confident With Russell In Closer's RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Hartford Courant

    ... we have a lot of trust in him. He always says, 'Hop on my back. a I got us.'" Russell, a lanky righthander from Glastonbury, set the Huskies' single-season record for saves with 14, working though an eighth-inning jam and closing out a critical win ...

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

    Monday May 22 | The Hartford Courant

    ... friends collected over 300 pieces of clothing and other items. Donations will be shipped from hawkwing's hub in Glastonbury. Hawkwing provides essential services and support for the people of the Cheyenne River Lakota (Sioux) Indian Reservation. On ...

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  11. Community News For The Glastonbury EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Tea and Tonics Under the Maple Tree will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday, June 15. Join the Historical Society of Glastonbury and colonial housewife Rebekah to sip tea, enjoy treats and learn about colonial medicine at the Welles-Shipman-Ward House, 972 Main St., Route 17. Miss Rebekah will discuss colonial medicine and the use of herbs she uses when her family isn't feeling well. She will speak about the role doctors and midwives played in women's health and about how colonial mothers cared for their families general health.

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  12. Lacrosse: Simsbury Looking To Make Another RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Hartford Courant

    As the Simsbury boys lacrosse team prepares for the upcoming CCC West playoffs and the eventual Class L tournament, it finds itself in a different position than last season. Simsbury rolled into the 2016 postseason with a 15-1 record, taking the CCC West title over Glastonbury.

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  13. Giovanni's Pizzeria Opening Restaurant At Minnechaug Golf CourseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Hartford Courant

    A second restaurant serving its popular New York-style pizza will open later this spring at the town-owned Minnechaug Golf Course located in the northeastern corner of Glastonbury near the Manchester line. The restaurant replaces Obie's Pizza & Grub and will offer much of the same food as the Hebron Avenue Pizzeria.

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  14. Court Documents Reveal More Victims In Danbury-Based Sex Trafficking RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | The Weston Daily Voice

    More people have come forward claiming that they were victims of a sex trafficking ring run by a Danbury man and a Westport man that targeted disabled men, according to the News Times. William Trefzger of Westport, Robert King of Danbury and Bruce Bemer of Glastonbury, were all arrested in March after police said they ran the sex trafficking ring in which young men with mental health issues were delivered to wealthy clients throughout Connecticut for sex.

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  15. More victims emerge in Danbury sex trafficking ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | News Times

    ... state Superior Court in Danbury on April 11. Trefzger was recently charged in connection to a ... more Bemer of Glastonbury, Conn., charged with patronizing a trafficked person in connection with what authorities called a long-running human ...

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  16. Girls' Track Team Readies For Year-End MeetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Hartford Courant

    The Glastonbury High School girls' outdoor track team is busily preparing for the year-end meets, which begin on May 23 with the CCC Central meet. Coach Brian Collins said the team has qualified many athletes for the conference and state meets, and that the team should fare well at both.

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  17. On Friday, Cyclists Will Be Biking to Work in HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | The Hartford Courant

    ... For bikers who would like to ride to the event with fellow cyclists, there are group rides being organized in Glastonbury and West Hartford. Riders can meet in Glastonbury at Bicycles East, at 331 New London Turnpike at 7 a.m. Friday, with the ride ...

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  18. Mercado Food Truck To Be On 'Undercover Boss' With Celebrity Chef Marcus SamuelssonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | The Hartford Courant

    ... and Roy Riedl recently checked an item off their bucket list, as the husband-and-wife food truck owners from Glastonbury got to cook alongside one of their culinary heroes: celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. Samuelsson and musician Darius Rucker are ...

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  19. Eastbury Opens Time Capsule From 1976Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | The Hartford Courant

    More than 300 members of the Eastbury School community, including many former students, came to the school on May 6 for the opening of a time capsule that had been "buried" within the school in 1976. The trunk has been under the stage in the school's multi-purpose room, and was only found last summer, after former student Peggy Chaffee had e-mailed principal Janet Balthazar about it.

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  20. Glastonbury man pleads guilty to kickback schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | WTNH

    A 59-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges related to a kickback scheme he operated out of the Stamford area between 2011 and 2014. The Connecticut Department of Justice says that Javed Choudry, from Glastonbury, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty to conspiracy and tax offenses related to a kickback scheme.

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