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  1. Community News For The Stafford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Hartford Courant

    Johnson Memorial Hospital's Medical Staff Scholarship Program has awarded scholarships to students to help them pursue higher education. Scholarships from the medical staff are awarded to graduating seniors from towns surrounding the hospital as well to an applicant who is either a teen volunteer or the child of a hospital employee.

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

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Hartford Courant

    Come join Horizon Wings, a non-profit wildlife center located in Ashford, on Sunday, July 17, from 1 to 4 p.m., for our 15th Anniversary Party. Several of our raptors will be making an appearance including hawks, owls, falcons and eagles.

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  3. Failing Foundations Threaten To Erode Towns' Tax BasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Hartford Courant

    Chirstina Mailhos, first selectwoman of Willington, sits in her office at Willington Town Hall June 28. Mailhos said only three affected homeowners have come forward for an assessment appeal, but the assessed value of each was reduced in March by nearly $200,000. Chirstina Mailhos, first selectwoman of Willington, sits in her office at Willington Town Hall June 28. Mailhos said only three affected homeowners have come forward for an assessment appeal, but the assessed value of each was reduced in March by nearly $200,000.

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  4. Colonial Living Comes To The LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Hartford Courant

    The Ye Olde Colonial Craftsmen Faire demonstrated many everyday skills people needed to survive during colonial times and the pre-industrial era. The event, held on June 18 at the Willington Public Library, was a trip into America's past and it showed how staying alive and well was a full time job that occupied the waking hours of everyone in the family.

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  5. Ye Olde Colonial Craftsmen Faire Comes To WillingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Hartford Courant

    The Ye Olde Colonial Craftsmen Faire, held on June 18, was a trip into America's past and it showed how staying alive and well was a full time job that occupied the waking hours of everyone in the family.

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  6. E.O. Smith Graduates 264Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Hartford Courant

    E.O. Smith graduated 264 students on June 16, at commencement exercises held at Jorgensen Auditorium on UConn's Storrs campus. E.O. Smith doesn't recognize a valedictorian or salutatorian; instead, portions of the graduation ceremony were hosted by officers of the graduating class.

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  7. Community News For The Stafford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Phyllis Lindsay has been named Stafford's paraprofessional of the year at the board of education's annual celebration of excellence held recently. A respected member of the Stafford School community, Lindsay served as a special education paraeducator and child care assistant in the Family Resource Center at West Stafford School and supports students in the computer lab.

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  8. Building Wellness Stretch By StretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Andrea Joy, instructor from Joy Yoga, CYT holds a session in the community room at the Willington Public Library. While it is not a go to exercise for people wanting a strenuous workout, it is a practice that improves posture, confidence, and balance and improves heart health, bone density, and relieves stress.

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  9. Community News For The Stafford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The Babcock Library, 25 Pompey Hollow Road, will host Trevor the Gamesman on Friday, June 17, at 10:30 a.m. Join the library's Summer Reading Kickoff as Trevor the Gamesman entertains with stilts, wind whistlers, ribbon dancers, parachute play and lots of fun and games to kick start the summer. Call 860-487-4420 for details.

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  10. Willington Holds Touch-A-Truck EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The Willington Public Library's fourth annual touch-a-truck event rolled into town on May 21, to the delight of numerous children, who got to experience the thrill of sitting in the driver's seat of an assortment of vehicles. The event was so popular that a shuttle bus transported families to and from the event, which featured everything from rescue vehicles, utility trucks, delivery vans, police cars, oil trucks, and wreckers to tractors, boats, farm equipment, a monster truck, classic cars, and more.

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  11. Author Comes To Willington Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    In her 2015 book, Stories from Yantic Cemetery , author Melodye Whatley unearths more than 100 of them, using headstones, historical documents, and more than a few serendipitous occurrences to uncover life as it was in the 19th century. Whatley, who spoke May 26 at the Willington Public Library, said the journey into Yantic Cemetery's past began for her when she discovered the tombstone of Chester Hilliard, the only passenger to survive the sinking of the Lexington in 1840.

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  12. Community News For The Stafford EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Willington Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a tour through Captain John's Whale Watching Tours with knowledgeable naturalists who will guide you on an experience that is educational and exciting. This four hour excursion on the water will give you the opportunity to view sights that you will never forget as you journey out to Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Bank, a marine sanctuary and one of the primary feeding grounds for various species of whales.

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  13. Consort Cambiata Comes To The Packing HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Charles Turner, Nancy Anderson, and Carrie Crompton, of the Consort Cambiata, took center stage at the Packing House. Consort Cambiata brought the soothing rhythm of a king's court to The Packing House in Willington Friday, May 20 with a performance of classical music.

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  14. E.O. Smith Hosts Meeting About Crumbling FoundationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Brenda Draghi, one of the lawyers representing homeowners victimized by crumbling concrete foundations, speaks at a meeting at E.O. Smith High School on May 11. Brenda Draghi, one of the lawyers representing homeowners victimized by crumbling concrete foundations, speaks at a meeting at E.O. Smith High School on May 11. A major meeting on May 11 offered a glimpse at how potentially far-reaching the crumbling foundations problem might be in northeastern Connecticut. The meeting, which packed the auditorium at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs, was attended by residents of multiple towns, including Tolland, Ashford, Willington, Vernon, Windham, and Mansfield.

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  15. Planners Now Focused On One Site For State Police Firing RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    State planners announced Tuesday they are now focused on one eastern Connecticut parcel for a new state police firing range. Planners had narrowed choices to two sites last week, but land off Westminster Road in Sprague has been dropped from consideration, and state agencies are to begin a more thorough review of the favored site in Griswold, Department of Administrative Services Commissioner Melody Currey said.

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  16. State: Foundations Are Failing At Least In Part Because Of Mineral PyrrhotiteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The first round of state testing into failing foundations across north and eastern Connecticut has concluded that the presence of a certain mineral in the concrete aggregate is at least partly to blame. The state Department of Consumer Protection and the state Attorney General's office on Monday afternoon said in a written statement: "we believe there is now sufficient evidence to conclude that significant levels of the mineral pyrrhotite in stone aggregate used in the production of concrete is a substantial contributing factor to the crumbling foundations."

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  17. Financial Advisor Offers Advice About Preparing For The UnexpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    The Willington Public Library hosted a down to Earth finance seminar, "Ready or Not: Preparing for the Unexpected," about the importance of planning for illness, unemployment, and even death on Tuesday, May 3. Much like a fire extinguisher, first aid kit, or smoke detector, financial preparedness can give a family options in the face of an emergency, said Eric Judge, a financial advisor at Edward Jones. "There's risks that come in and out of your life depending on what it is you're trying to do," Judge said.

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  18. First Sunday At The Packing HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Marian Matthews, board president of Friends of the Mill Works, welcomes the audience to the "First Sunday" poetry jam. Poets young and old crowded the Packing House in Willington on May 1 for "First Sunday at the Mill Works," a community celebration of voice and verse at the end of National Poetry Month.

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  19. SWAT Team Called To Scene Of Barricaded Person In WillingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    School buses are being advised to avoid the area of 49 Tinkerville Road Tuesday morning because of a barricaded person, state police said.

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  20. Summer Comes Early To The Packing HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Hartford Courant

    Indie folk group Belle of the Fall lit up the Packing House in Willington Saturday, April 23 with a serene blend of upright bass, acoustic guitar, and vocal harmony that breathed new life into cover songs and original pieces alike. Julia Autumn Ford's otherworldly voice, paired with the dark flavor notes of Tracy Walton's bass, filled the Packing House with the hazy atmosphere of lazy summer evenings to come.

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