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  1. Police Recruitment Getting TougherRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    "It's not necessarily that we don't get applications, but we have such a stringent hiring process that it's very difficult to find the quality candidates that we're looking for," police spokesman Capt. Christopher Davis said.

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  2. Young Poets Represent Connecticut At Brave New Voices Poetry Slam CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    The Connetic Word team, from left, is Taimoni Knighton, James Larkin, Jacob Lowell, Dave Walker and Michaela Godding. They finished in the top 20 at the Brave New Voices poetry slam in Atlanta in July.

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  3. Timothy Edwards Appointed As South Windsor Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Former Deputy Police Chief Timothy Edwards has officially been appointed as South Windsor's newest police chief, the department announced Thursday. Edwards was appointed on an interim basis by Town Manager Matthew Galligan in July for a 90-day trial following the retirement of former Chief Matthew Reed.

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  4. Jury Acquits Man In Fatal Shooting Outside Hartford ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    Mike Cruz, 25, was charged with murder in the killing of Brian Simpe, 19, of Manchester, on Aug. 4, 2013, outside Up Or On The Rocks. Mike Cruz, 25, was charged with murder in the killing of Brian Simpe, 19, of Manchester, on Aug. 4, 2013, outside Up Or On The Rocks.

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  5. Residents Come Together For Community Barbecue At Squire VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    Families from all over Manchester were invited to join a free, fun-filled evening at the Squire Village apartment complex on Aug. 27. The barbecue was a partnership between the Manchester Police Department, the town of Manchester, the Department of Neighborhood and Families, and the Board of Education. Target also donated funds for the event and had several employees volunteer to run activities.

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  6. Harold Blanchard: Committed to the CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    It takes a truly selfless person to help others succeed, and Harold Blanchard is an individual who fits that description. The Bloomfield resident is an Adult Education Tutor and Case Manager for the Manchester-based Reaching Education Achievement for College Transition program.

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  7. First Thursday Happenings On Manchester's Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    Most events start at 6 p.m. Highlights include strolling a capella singers along the east side of Main Street and music with Royal Zephyr at Smoke/Not Just Barbecue restaurant, 631 Main St. From 695-713 Main St., events and displays include local artists at Katherine's Hair Design, craft vendors, chips and salsa at Los Serapes, a wine tasting at Sean's Fine Jewelry, music by We've Got Rhythm and the opening of the new T-Mobile store. From 785 to 829 Main St., the Silver Chest is to host a painting demonstration with Linda Carlson, and 41 Closets is to host Steam Punk Folk.

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  8. Wild Scene In Manchester As Man Tries To Stop Fleeing SuspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    Suspects' vehicle. Police said a man trying to stop fleeing shoplifting suspects punched the windshield while on the hood of the car.

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  9. Test Results Show 'Significant Work' Ahead, Manchester School Supt. SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hartford Courant

    Results of the Smarter Balanced test "are another indicator that we have significant work to do to improve student performance in our schools," Superintendent Matt Geary wrote in a letter to the school community. Results showed that 38.9 percent of Manchester students in grades 3-8 and 11 met or exceeded the achievement level in English language arts, compared with 55.4 percent of students statewide.

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  10. Manchester Directors Like Proposed Disc Golf CourseRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    The board of directors on Tuesday approved the concept of a disc golf course in Center Springs Park, lauding the proposal as a way to get more people into the little-used park. The nine-hole course would be set up next to Bigelow Brook on the park's south side.

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  11. Manchester Cops Catch Suspected Shoplifters In Hartford After Chase On I-84Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Two women driving this car were arrested in Hartford after they allegedly shoplifted from a Stop and Shop in Manchester and hit a pedestrian in the parking lot while leaving the scene. Two women driving this car were arrested in Hartford after they allegedly shoplifted from a Stop and Shop in Manchester and hit a pedestrian in the parking lot while leaving the scene.

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  12. Four Manchester Firefighters Promoted To LieutenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Four firefighters with the town's fire-rescue-EMS department have been promoted to lieutenant, Fire Chief David Billings said Tuesday. The new department leaders are Brian Blaise, Shawn Cervera, Matthew LeRoux and Moria Perez.

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  13. New Manchester Pizza Shop Honors Family TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Matt Barry, 33, opened Mike's Pizzeria in Manchester on July 27. He was inspired to open the restaurant because of his grandfather, Mike Massaro, who owned a pizza place in Manchester for decades. The photo on the right of his grandfather inspired the pizzeria's logo.

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  14. Hartford Jury Deliberates In Night Club Killing CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Mike Cruz, 25, is charged with murder in the killing of Brian Simpe, 19, of Manchester, on Aug. 4, 2013, outside Up Or On The Rocks. Mike Cruz, 25, is charged with murder in the killing of Brian Simpe, 19, of Manchester, on Aug. 4, 2013, outside Up Or On The Rocks.

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  15. East Catholic Breaks Ground On New Math, Science And Technology WingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Sister Peggy Evans, a guidance counselor at East Catholic High School, has been a tthe school since 1969. The school will break ground on the first ever academic addition to the building since it opened in 1961.

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  16. 'How To Change the World,' Greenpeace Doc, At Area TheatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Greenpeace is one of the most well-respected and longstanding of the world's great environmental organizations, and a documentary playing in theaters nationwide tells the story of the organization and its origins. "How To Change the World" is about Canadian journalist and anti-nuclear activist Robert Hunter and his friends, who co-founded Greenpeace in 1971.

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  17. Avast Ye: 2-Day Pirate & Food Truck Fest In EnfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Drew O'Connor, 7, of Enfield gets some help loading a toy cannon from the New England Brethren of Pirates' Brandon Berry at the Enfield Pirate Festival on Saturday afternoon. Drew O'Connor, 7, of Enfield gets some help loading a toy cannon from the New England Brethren of Pirates' Brandon Berry at the Enfield Pirate Festival on Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Results Of Manchester Auction Of Delinquent Taxpayers' PropertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Delinquent taxpayers' properties were sold at a public auction Thursday, but the town acquired a distressed Center Street building due to lack of outside bids. The owner of the commercial/residential bulding at 111 Center St., listed on records as David B. Farr, owed back taxes totaling about $224,000, Assistant Town Attorney Tim O'Neil said Friday.

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  19. Artists Enjoy Day At Valley Falls FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Hartford Courant

    Jay Babina perched himself on the hillside, where he had a great view of the farm and stable. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  20. Manchester Police Dog Gets Protective VestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Hartford Courant

    Police dog Camo is now outfitted with a vest for protection against bullets, knives and other hazards of the job, police said Thursday.

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