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

    1 hr ago | 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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  2. Putnam and Wheelabrator agree to new lease for ash landfillRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | 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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  3. Voters approve $39K study of athletic fields, facilitiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. American Red Cross seeks blood donors to help offset seasonal declineRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | 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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  7. Willington Residents Take Case Against Proposed Firearms Training Center To The CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  8. RCA looks to bolster membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Hartford Courant

    The Rockville Community Alliance is looking for new members to help broaden its base - not because of any sort of issue with dwindling numbers, but in order to grow into a larger group that can make even more of an impact and add fresh ideas. RCA President Jim Sendrak said that while the group, which is dedicated to improving Rockville and the surrounding community, has had many great successes since he came along in 2007, he feels that the membership is not reflective enough of the residents of Rockville and Vernon and could also use an infusion of younger members..

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  9. Norma O'Leary brings Thompson togetherRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | The Hartford Courant

    Tables were set up in the garage and down the long driveway at Norma O'Leary's house in Thompson over the July 25-26 weekend. Artwork, CD's, Christmas decorations, dishes, dolls, tools, pots and pans and a host of treasures were spread out on tables.

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  10. Ash landfill expansion, lease extension subject of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Hartford Courant

    A proposed agreement to double the site of the ash landfill site in Putnam and to amend the lease between the town and Wheelabrator Putnam, Inc. was the subject of a public hearing on July 22. The current ash landfill has a nine million cubic yard capacity on 186 acres. As of 2014, approximately 4.5 million cubic yards of ash have been deposited in specially designed cells.

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  11. Motorcycle Crash In MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Hartford Courant

    The crash happened about 6:30 a.m. in the area of Old Turnpike Road, near the Willington line.

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  12. Shares still available at Down to Earth CSARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Hartford Courant

    The little Community Supported Agriculture farming project that was started in 2006 by former local resident Sarah Ingram continues to grow incrementally. Down to Earth CSA now has 41 families who benefit from the farm's produce each year, and they want people to know there is still room for a few more individuals and families to sign on.

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  13. Gun range proposal is off the markRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Hartford Courant

    If you haven't heard, a swath of land in Willington is on the table as a potential site for a new state gun range. The Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection , is proposing to relocate its existing Firearms Training Facility and Program located on Nod Road in Simsbury to a new site.

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  14. Line dancing is good exercise and it's funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Eighteen senior citizens followed Nicole Gagne as she led them in a series of dance moves at the Charles Enes Community Center. "Side, behind, side, touch," she said as she demonstrated the steps.

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  15. Jen Dutton: Happily caring for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Hartford Courant

    Jen Dutton hangs out with the kids at the Magnet School Playground summer camp program. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  16. Bear sightings continue to be reported in and around WindsorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Hartford Courant

    Bear sightings are becoming almost a daily occurrence in Windsor this summer. Windsor residents are reporting seeing bears on a regular basis, digging through garbage cans, pulling down bird feeders and playing in the woods.

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  17. Renovation work at I-84 rest stops to be completed by fall, state saysRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | The Hartford Courant

    The Second Congregational Church of Stafford at West Stafford is just one of several non-profits that has used the Willington I-84 rest stops for fundraising events. The rest stops on both sides of the highway have been closed since February for renovations, and work is expected to be completed in late October.

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  18. Second Congregational Church hosts annual duck raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Hartford Courant

    Things turned out to be more than just ducky on Saturday, July 11, as the Second Congregational Church of Stafford at West Stafford celebrated its annual rubber duck race. The course followed Crystal Lake Brook on the church's grounds at 197 West Stafford Road, near the intersection of Routes 30 and 190.

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  19. Climbing the Heublein Tower trail is worth itRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Hartford Courant

    "The first part is the toughest," said one hiker on the Heublein Tower Trail - the most popular feature in Talcott Mountain State Park. The 1.25-mile trail from a parking lot off of Rt.

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  20. Reptiles visit Rockville Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Hartford Courant

    Bretton and Bryce wear a Brazilian Rainbow Boa at the children's program at the Rockville Public Library. Photo by Steve Smith.

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