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  1. Podium Players to present 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" features a hilarious chain of events that has a small town fretting about the annual Christmas pageant after the long-time church pageant director, Ladies Aid Society member and town diva suddenly falls ill and cannot run the show; so an everyday, friendly mom steps up to the plate to direct the production. But the plot thickens as the mom accepts everyone and anyone who wants to be part of the pageant, including the dreadful Herdmans, who are reputedly the "worst kids in town."

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  2. Boy Scouts gather for Mountain Man RendezvousRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Troop 72's Tommy Nguyen, Senior Patrol Leader Brian Legato and Reynaldo Valenzuela showed the mettle to brave the elements along with 20 other young men and boys from Colchester camping out in frigid weather. Photo by Merja H. Lehtinen.

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  3. Shoppers kick off the season at Frosty Firehouse Craft FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The 39th annual Frosty Firehouse Craft Fair at the Colchester Hayward Volunteer Fire Department was a popular destination on Saturday, Nov. 8. The chill in the air was well-timed to many similar holiday fairs in the area, as people drove from venue to venue. State Rep. Linda Orange , who was recently re-elected to her 10th term, is a member of the CHVFD, and was talking with friends and purchasing gifts early in the holiday season.

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  4. Patriotic Commission looks to build veteran memorial wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    From L to R: Patriotic Commission members and veterans Kent Carlson, Art Sladyk, and Peter Anthony. Photo by Quoron Walker.

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  5. VFW holds thanks-giving dinner for veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Although there are many ceremonies, parades and other events on the days leading up to Veterans Day, Frank Forrest wanted to hold a festive Sunday dinner. So he contacted chef Garfield Trout and the two of them came up with an early Thanksgiving feast.

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  6. Photos: Tolland girls' great season endsRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Tolland senior Jenny Jacobs gets out in front of the pack and takes a shot on goal in the Eagles' 2-1 loss to Suffield in the Class M quarterfinals on Nov. 9. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  7. Provider Fair held to connect schools with resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Aaron Weintraub of Kids Cooperate explains what his agency does to school social workers and psychologists at the Providers' Fair on Nov. 4. Photo by Steve Smith. Aaron Weintraub of Kids Cooperate explains what his agency does to school social workers and psychologists at the Providers' Fair on Nov. 4. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  8. Griswold Drama Club to perform Noel Coward farceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Griswold High School's drama program, resurrected in the wake of budget cuts and a subsequent rallying of support from a local bank, is getting gussied up for a play of manners - or more accurately, ill manners - in the upcoming production of Noel Coward's "Long Island Sound". Director Tim Moore is leading his 22 thespians in a staging of the comic tale of Evan Lorrimer, a British novelist who's ostensibly relaxing during a busy book tour at the lavish shoreline home of friends.

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  9. Winter farmers' market begins at Killingly GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The Killingly Grange on Route 101 held its first winter farmers' market of the season on Nov. 8. In its second year, the market provides a venue for local farmers and artisans to sell their produce and products. On Saturday, shoppers found counters filled with potatoes, carrots, beets and other cold tolerant crops.

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  10. Photos: Cornerstone SoupFestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Aishwarya Mammayil, a student volunteer from South Windsor HIgh School's Interact Club, brings out a tray of fresh soup. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  11. Photos: GHS Drama Club's 'Noises Off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Faith Quinn, Clark Otis, David Brewer and Carly Brownell perform one of the many physical comedy bits in Noises Off. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  12. Haitian Craft Sale to benefit causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Kloter Farms of Ellington will be holding its second annual "Handmade in Haiti" event, where early holiday shoppers will be able to find hand-made unique gifts that also support a worthy cause. Jason Kloter, one of Kloter Farms' co-owners, has been to Haiti several times with an organization called Loving Shepherd since the earthquake in 2010 and said he was speechless when he saw the widespread devastation.

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  13. Photos: OKP's Anything GoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Colby Villeneuve and Grace Hinckley's characters of Billy Crocker and Hope Harcourt finally come together in an embrace. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  14. Pumpkin pancakes on the menu at Hillstown GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    So much of the Grange is about the practice of keeping a garden and creating delicious and nutritious meals from its bounty. On Saturday, November 1, the Hillstown Grange in East Hartford put that practice into action and held a pumpkin pancake breakfast complete with pumpkin or buttermilk pancakes, a special pecan syrup, sausages, and bottomless cups of coffee.

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  15. Home & Garden: Curb energy loss with smart home renovation investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs there. As the weather begins to get cooler, you may be inclined to increase the thermostat to maintain a warm and comfortable home.

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  16. Columbia Congregational holds annual Church FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    There is a lot of history behind Columbia's Congregational Church. Like many Congregational parishes, the church was the first in the area.

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  17. Open space and farmland preservation a local priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The state recently announced nearly $7.8 million in state grants to help 25 communities buy about 2,200 acres to be preserved as open space. Gov. Dannel Malloy said those grants will move the state closer to its goal of designating 21 percent of its land as permanently protected open space.

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  18. Bellatoni breathes life into local vampire loreRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    Mary Rose Deveau of the Griswold Historical Society leans on the tombstones of Ray family members involved in the 19th century vampire scare. Photo by Janice Steinhagen.

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  19. Vernon BOE considers restructuring meeting scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The Vernon Board of Education is considering a change in the structure of its meetings, in order to hopefully encourage more participation by parents and other members of the community. At the board's meeting on Oct. 28, the discussion arose about dividing the two-a-month meetings into one that is a business meeting and the other for presentations.

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  20. Bowers Elementary students reconnect for 1989 time capsule unveilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    The Bowers Elementary School time capsule unveiling brought an abundance of students back to the school after 25 years of not seeing each other. The Bowers gym was filled with former students, along with their families and staff, on Oct. 24 as they reminisced about grade school.

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