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  1. Rosh Hashana Celebrated In Simsbury With Community Worship ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    As dozens of people carried lawn chairs, gathering to celebrate Rosh Hashana in the grassy area in front of the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center amphitheater, Marlo Zall welcomed them with a smile and the greeting, "Shanah Tovah" - "Happy New Year" in Hebrew. "Because it's a happy holiday and a holiday we celebrate together as a community, we want to bring the entire Farmington Valley community together," said Zall, a board member of the Farmington Valley Jewish Congregation - Emek Shalom.

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  2. Community News For The Valley EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Hartford Courant

    Tunxis Community College has donated $4,508 to Americares to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas, as the state continues to recover from widespread destruction and catastrophic flooding. Funds for the donation are the result of a Spin-a-thon fundraiser held on Sept.

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  3. Simsbury Receives FEMA Grant For First Stage Of Flower Bridge ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The board of selectmen on Monday accepted a $41,978.48 reimbursement grant from the Federal Emergency Management Administration, for the demolition of the existing structure at 1 Old Bridge Road. The grant was awarded to the town as part of FEMA's Flood Mitigation Assistance program.

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  4. Siting Council Reviews Simsbury Solar ProposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Some Simsbury residents say a 26-megawatt solar farm proposed for Simsbury farmland will create irreversible negative impacts to the town, including diminishing the town's character, a reduction in property values and adverse environmental impacts on animal migration patterns and water quality. Others insist that it will improve property values, reduce the tax burden on residents and is the lowest impact use for the land, which is currently being farmed but is zoned for residential and light industrial use.

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  5. Six Connecticut Hikes To Add To Your Fall Fitness GoalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Although it wasn't a summer filled with hazy, hot and humid days, autumn is a welcome change toward cool, crisp days for those who like to step outside and explore the outdoors while working toward their fitness goals. With forecasts of spectacular foliage this fall , here are a few overlooks and peaks hikers can visit from late September to mid-October, with the steps and mileage added for good measure.

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  6. Simsbury Fly-In Returns Sept. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Hartford Courant

    The Simsbury Flying Club is hosting its 32nd annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show at the Simsbury Airport, on Sept. 17. The annual event is the largest of its kind in New England, and draws up to 700 airplanes and cars of all vintages, and from as far as Florida and Canada.

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  7. Healing Meals Is Healing Families With Healthy FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Hartford Courant

    Sam Louden , a 15-year-old from West Hartford, volunteers at the Healing Meal Community Project's kitchen at the North House in Avon. Louden and other volunteers prepare meals weekly for families facing health problems.

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

    Monday Sep 11 | The Hartford Courant

    The Farmington River Watershed Association's 30th annual Farmington River Clean-up is set for Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Several meeting sites will be actively cleaning the banks of the River in Avon , Barkhamsted, Bloomfield , Burlington, Canton , Farmington, Granby, Simsbury and Windsor .

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  9. Preserving Farmland And Woodlands In SimsburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The Hartford Courant

    A giant "Hall" is etched in shingles on the roof of a barn, its siding weathered over the years by the sun and countless storms. Dozens of chickens peck and cluck their way around an enclosure.

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  10. Blues Festival To Benefit CharitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | The Hartford Courant

    Festival proceeds will benefit Who Cares - Teen Cancer America, Musicians Lifeline Inc., Life Choice Donor Services, and The Blues Foundation.

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  11. Community News for the West Hartford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | The Hartford Courant

    The William H. Hall High Class of 1972 is hosting its 45th high school reunion from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Wampanoag Country Club, 60 Wampanoag Drive. Cost per person by Oct. 15 is $60.

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  12. Simsbury High Students Greeted By Familiar Faces, New Technology On First DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Hartford Courant

    On a chilly gray Wednesday morning, 1,400 students returned for the 2017-18 school year at Simsbury High School. Walking through the hallways, occasionally pausing to greet students, Principal Andrew O'Brien acknowledged the uncertainty surrounding the state budget but said all faculty, staff and administrators remain committed to students.

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  13. A First Day For New Students And New Principal At Wolcott Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Wolcott Elementary School's 21 new students raised their hands Wednesday morning to show their classmates that they were among the new faces in their classrooms this year. Scott Dunn, Wolcott Elementary School's new principal, started his first day with his roughly 400 students on Wednesday morning.

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  14. Greater Hartford Schools Open Doors To Students On WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The Hartford Courant

    In Simsbury , 1,400 students returned to the high school. Walking through the hallways, occasionally pausing to greet students, Principal Andrew O'Brien acknowledged the uncertainty surrounding the state budget but said all faculty, staff and administrators remain committed to students.

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  15. Local Couple Plans Preservation For Historic Simsbury MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Hartford Courant

    According to town property records, Mark and Ieke Scully purchased the property at 690 Hopmeadow St., at the corner of Drake Hill Road - locally referred to as the Ensign House - in June for $1.6 million. "However, our goals at this point are to preserve the stone mansion, turning it into residential apartments and building additional net zero energy residential units on the property," he said.

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  16. Community News For The Valley EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | The Hartford Courant

    The Friends of Simsbury Library's annual book sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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  17. West Hartford Financial Advisor Has Health Clinic In EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | The Hartford Courant

    Paul Martel's clinic, FIBUSPAM, was originally located in a church balcony. Martel bought property next to the church to open a brand new clinic, built from the ground up.

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  18. Interfaith Vigil In Avon Urges People To Stand Against Hatred, RacismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | The Hartford Courant

    People saddened, angered and frustrated by violent protests and terrorism in recent weeks gathered in Avon on Tuesday for comfort but also to send a message that people of all faiths can stand together against hatred and racism. "Thou shalt not be a bystander," the Rev.

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  19. Wise Old Moon Hits Its Stride With New Digs And A New SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | The Hartford Courant

    Singer Connor Millican of Wise Old Moon and Hog River co-owner Joy Braddock discuss Twang Thursdays at the Parkville brewery. More about Wise Old Moon here .

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  20. Superintendent Says Late Spring Budget Referendum Will Help Simsbury Schools Open Minus State BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Hartford Courant

    Despite the current unknowns surrounding the still unpassed state budget, Simsbury Public Schools is as best positioned financially as it can be, according to Superintendent Matthew Curtis. "A lot of people had to pass a budget early, [but] we didn't," Curtis said.

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