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  1. Pet Groomer's Location Comes With A HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Starting a business is no easy task, but when you can look to your grandmother for advice as Brenna Matheny does, it can make things easier. Matheny owns Ruff Cuts pet grooming service in Manchester, located in the same building where her grandmother, Madeline Matheny, ran a children's specialty shop decades ago.

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  2. Manchester PZC To Discuss Other Uses For Cheney MansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Hartford Courant

    In 1994, the planning and zoning commission discussed allowing bed-and-breakfasts in the Cheney mansions, a cluster of grand homes in a park-like setting. The focus then was on keeping the large homes occupied and preserved in a market far removed from Gilded Age abundance.

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  3. Manchester EMS Leaders Tout Response Time, Survival Rate Among Cardiac Arrest PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    High-tech tools, rapid response and citizens schooled in lifesaving measures have combined to boost cardiac arrest survivals in Manchester, according to a presentation to the board of directors Tuesday morning by the Fire-Rescue-EMS Department. Over the past five years, 52 percent of local cardiac arrest patients with "shockable," or treatable, heart rhythms survived to be discharged from a hospital, compared with 31 percent nationwide, Battalion Chief Joshua Beaulieu said.

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  4. Reading Will Be Focus Of Manchester Summer AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Hartford Courant

    Reading provides a foundation for learning, and students who do not read well do not succeed in other subjects, Amy Radikas, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, told the school board at its meeting Monday night. Radikas outlined planned changes to the Summer Advantage Academy of Manchester at the meeting, held at Martin Elementary School.

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  5. Shelter Animals Will Have New Homes, But Plainville Still Has The BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Hartford Courant

    The animals removed from the Almost Home animal shelter last month will soon have new homes, but the town is still facing thousands of dollars' worth of bills. "We still have some issues to resolve including town expenses," Town Manager Robert Lee said Monday of costs the town incurred when it removed 20 dogs, 23 cats, a hamster and a rabbit from the Almost Home facility on East Street on Dec. 3, 2015.

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  6. 'Tremendous Amount Of History Lost' In Manchester Legion Hall FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Hartford Courant

    American Legion Post 102 lost photographs, military memorabilia and records dating to 1932 in a fierce fire Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire gutted the basement of the building at 20 American Legion Drive, which included a bar area and storage rooms, the chief said.

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  7. Sharing Stories Of Everyday Kindness: Words To Give By Returns To South Windsor LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The Hartford Courant

    For a second year, WNPR and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving are teaming up to bring Greater Hartford residents the chance to record and share their stories of random, everyday kindness. "As the region's largest communtiy foundation, we see every day how the generosity of others can lift up our communities and improve the quality of life for all our residents," Linda Kelly, president of the foundation said.

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  8. CT Transit Could Be Rolling Toward A Bus Route RedesignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Hartford Courant

    The most popular bus routes would mostly stay intact, but those with relatively low ridership could be changed, merged with other lines or shortened. If CT Transit adopts the changes in 2017, more riders would be able to get between Bloomfield, Manchester, West Hartford, Windsor and other communities without transferring in Hartford.

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  9. Improvements To Squire Village In Manchester ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    A development company that is set to buy a subsidized housing complex plans an $11.5 million building and renovation project, including construction of a new community center. The planning and zoning commission recently approved an application for improvements at Squire Village, a 374-unit complex off Spencer Street.

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  10. Drug Squad Seizes Pound Of "Shatter" In ManchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    An investigation into drug sales at an apartment complex resulted in the seizure of more than a pound of a drug called "shatter" and about 11 pounds of marijuana, police said Friday. The East Central Narcotics Task Force had started surveillance on Downey Drive in the Fountain Village complex based on information about drug sales in the area, which is near the East Hartford line, task force supervisor Sgt.

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  11. Task Force Seizes Marijuana, Gun After Manchester RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Members of a regional drug task force raided a home on Oak Street Wednesday and found several ounces of marijuana and a handgun, police said. DaShaun Smith, 21, of Oak Street, was charged with possession with intent to sell, criminal possession of a firearm and possession of drug paraphernalia, among others, police said.

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  12. Sweet Success: Munson's Chocolates Celebrates 70 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Karen Munson, president of Munson's Chocolates, is the third-generation of the Munson family to carry on the family's sweet tradition. Karen Munson, president of Munson's Chocolates, is the third-generation of the Munson family to carry on the family's sweet tradition.

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  13. Hornets Trounce TollandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The Hornets jumped out to a 40-20 lead at halftime en route to a 66-47 win over Tolland. The victory was the third straight and improved the overall record to 4-2 as of Jan. 12. East Hartford's next home game is Friday, Jan. 29 against Manchester.

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  14. Brett Bednarz Guilty In 2010 Triple Murder In East HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    A jury on Thursday found Brett Bednarz guilty of three counts of murder in the brutal beating deaths of his mother and two people who were staying at her East Hartford home. The bodies of Beverly Therrien, Bednarz's 74-year-old mother, Pamela Johns, 60, and Michael Ramsey, 53, were found Thanksgiving morning 2010 inside Therrien's blood-soaked home at 154 Naomi Drive.

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  15. Manchester Schools Scrutinize Family EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    On the first day of school in 2013, Melissa Hoyos and her son, Matias, read together before entering Waddell Elementary School. On the first day of school in 2013, Melissa Hoyos and her son, Matias, read together before entering Waddell Elementary School.

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  16. Bakery Owner Following In Father's FootstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Carlos Ortiz, owner of The Bread Box, promises authentic Puerto Rican food at his bakery, which offers a variety of pastries and desserts, breads, sandwiches and savory dishes. "It's a home away from home, especially if you're from Puerto Rico," Ortiz said.

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  17. Overheard Police Broadcast Leads To ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Hartford Courant

    A police radio transmission that was accidentally overheard Wednesday led to the arrest of a man who police say stole a box truck from the mall. Rafeal Rodriguez of Plain Drive in East Hartford was charged with first-degree larceny and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said Thursday.

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  18. Jury Begins Deliberating In East Hartford Triple MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Hartford Courant

    In closing arguments Wednesday, a prosecutor David Zagaja asked a Hartford Superior Court jury to consider who else but Brett Bednarz could have brutally murdered his mother and two house guests inside an East Hartford home in November 2010. He asked them to consider Bednarz's words and conduct, and the forensic evidence East Hartford police detectives collected, which together point to Bednarz, 51, as responsible for the killings of Beverly Therrien, his 74-year-old mother, Pamela Dichner Johns, 60, and Michael Ramsey, 53. Their bodies were found the morning of Thanksgiving 2010 inside Therrien's home at 154 Naomi Drive.

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  19. Manchester Hardware Owner Says He's Selling Business To Star HardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Hartford Courant

    The owner of Manchester Hardware, a Main Street fixture, said Wednesday that he is selling the business and building to the owner of three Connecticut hardware stores. Bob Dorin said he expects the sale to Star Hardware owner Jim Prichard to close within the next 30 days.

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  20. Downtown Manchester Pedestrian Safety In Spotlight After Fatal AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | The Hartford Courant

    The need for continued traffic safety enforcement and education was reinforced after the latest car vs pedestrian accident on Main Street, the police traffic unit supervisor said Wednesday. Accidents involving serious pedestrian injuries and deaths occur in the Main Street area more than anywhere else in town, Sgt.

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