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  1. Balancing Growth, Rural Character A StruggleRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Hartford Courant

    In the last few weeks, Brooklyn planning and zoning members have held hearings on three major developments in town: Danielson Glass is preparing a site for a 10,000-square-foot building; Townsend Development Associates has an application in for a detached 5,000-square-foot restaurant and 35,600-square-foot plaza; and Toudis LLC has plans to purchase the St. John Lutheran Church and build an 8,655-square-foot building, 2,400 square feet of which will be a Dunkin Donuts. The three developments are all within the two-mile stretch of Route 6 that makes up the town's major commercial zone.

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  2. St. James' Father Welch Celebrates 55th AnniversaryRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | The Hartford Courant

    The Rev. John Welch celebrated his 55th anniversary as a La Salette priest this summer with a low-key dinner with the Rev.

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  3. USDA Program Helps Chaplin Farmers Protect The Natchaug RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Hartford Courant

    They grow and sell hay, "mostly to horse people," said William Ireland. The couple also occasionally raise a small number of beef cattle, and keep horses on their property.

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  4. Photos: Tolland County 4-H FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Micah Bahler of Ellington guns the engine of his tractor while trying to pull more than 3,000 lbs. at the Tolland County 4-H Fair on Aug. 8. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  5. Young Farmers Show Off Their Livestock, Projects At Tolland County 4H FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    The 73rd annual Tolland County 4H fair drew crowds to the Tolland County Agricultural Center in Vernon on Aug. 7, 8, and 9. Fair board President Katy Davis, a graduate of Rockville High School's agricultural education program, said the fair was the biggest in recent history. "We have a lot more going on," she said.

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  6. Robert LaMay dedicated to the Connecticut Eastern Railroad MuseuamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    "I've always been interested in trains, since I was a kid in Vermont," he said. LaMay's father had a friend who was a railroad engineer.

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  7. Courtney visits United Services clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney toured a United Services' clinic Aug. 6, as officials stepped up their efforts to expand physical health and wellness programs for clients. The tour was led by Diane Manning, the nonprofit behavioral health center's president and CEO, who discussed the pressing need for a modern facility to benefit the Windham area.

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  8. Superintendent keeps his promise of free coffee for residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Jim Barnie, Superintendent Paul Smith and Melissa Wooten discuss the future of Grswold's public schools during Smith's coffee hour. Photo by Janice Steinhagen.

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  9. Tolland County 4H fair teaches valuable lessonsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    This year's Tolland County 4H fair saw more than 200 participate in the annual event, according to Maryann Fusco-Rollins, program coordinator for theTolland County 4H Club. Fusco-Rollins, who is with the UConn Extension, helped oversee the organization of the fair, along with other adult volunteers.

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  10. Disc dogs a hit at annual Lebanon County FairRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    One of the biggest hits at this year's Lebanon County Fair was the Disc-Connected K-9s, a disc-catching dog group from Jacksonville, Fla. Performing for more than 25 years, the group currently includes 16 dogs that have been World Frisbee Dog Championship finalists, according to spokesperson Lawrence Frederick.

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  11. Local artist's work adorns theater windowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Hartford Courant

    It's not just standard-issue movie posters that greet movie-goers in the lobby at Lisbon Landing's digiplex theater. Every week, the theater's windows are adorned with painted murals featuring imagery from the current blockbusters, thanks to employee and art student Courtney Luft.

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  12. Residents voice concerns about proposed Route 6 plazaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | The Hartford Courant

    Townsend Development Associates is proposing a 5,000 square foot restaurant and a 35,000 square foot plaza to be located behind CVS on Route 6. Photo by D. Coffey. Townsend Development Associates is proposing a 5,000 square foot restaurant and a 35,000 square foot plaza to be located behind CVS on Route 6. Photo by D. Coffey.

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  13. Working dogs display skills at Willington libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Hartford Courant

    Willington Public Library saluted some special dogs and their handlers during a program about canine heroes on July 23. The library welcomed working dogs from the Connecticut State Police, the military, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, therapy dogs and performance dogs. The large audience of children and adults were engaged in learning about the commitment of dogs to their missions, and all understood the value of their friendship, loyalty, companionship.

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  14. Telling stories with the Rev. John O'NeillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Hartford Courant

    The Rev. John J. O'Neill sat under the shade of a tent on the grounds of St. James Elementary School on July 31. It was the fourth day of the church's annual bazaar, and the tent was the first thing people had to walk by.

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  15. Putnam and Wheelabrator agree to new lease for ash landfillRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | The Hartford Courant

    Putnam voters authorized the mayor and Board of Selectmen to execute an amended ground lease with Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. on July 29. The lease would extend and modify the terms and conditions of the current lease. The agreement would also allow for an expansion of the ash landfill between the Quinebaug River and River Road.

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  16. Voters approve $39K study of athletic fields, facilitiesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 3 | The Hartford Courant

    Voters authorized spending $39,000 for a preliminary engineering study for the consolidation of Putnam's athletic fields at a special town meeting on July 29. The survey work and the preparation of specifications and other documents for the development of an athletic complex on town-owned property on Sabin Street and Woodstock Avenue was recommended by the Board of Finance. Putnam Parks and Recreation Department Director Willie Bousquet spoke in favor of the proposed study.

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  17. Celebrate summer fun in Deerfield ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Hartford Courant

    Summer Fun Days in the Park is a perfect way to celebrate a summer night surrounded by family and friends in a relaxing yet enjoyable environment. On August 7, high school students from Windsor's Youth Services Bureau will host the annual Summer Fun Days at Deerfield Park from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Youth Services Bureau Director Mary Liz Sullivan said there will be multiple activities throughout the night, including a mobile video game truck, carnival games, a basketball hoops contest, and a bounce house.

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  18. Photos: Annual Fest at Grange PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Hartford Courant

    Annabel, 6, Hanna, 8, and Abigail, 8, cool off with some popsicles at the end of the Grange Fest activities. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  19. American Red Cross seeks blood donors to help offset seasonal declineRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every two to three seconds. Most of us will need blood at least once in our lives.

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  20. Willington Residents Take Case Against Proposed Firearms Training Center To The CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Hartford Courant

    Willington residents fighting the possibility of a state police firearms training center in town turned up the heat on state officials Tuesday with a rally at the State Capitol complex. "Somebody sitting in an office in Hartford might think [Willington is] in the middle of nowhere, but to us it's everything and everywhere," First Selectwoman Christina Mailhos said.

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