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  1. Donna Bronwell wants to save Killingly dams, reservoirsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    East Killingly is a land rich in water resources. Five reservoirs were formed 200 years ago to provide power for textile and saw mills.

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  2. Tiffany tribute mosaic graces Main StreetRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    When Deb Aldo was 17 years old she saw something that changed her life. It was a mosaic in the Louvre in Paris.

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  3. Killingly Public Library kicks off summer reading challengeRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Killingly Public Library kicked off its summer reading program "Every Hero has a Story" in style this year. Public school librarian Carol Records greeted kids in the lobby with free books and bookmarks.

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  4. Community gardens are growing in KillinglyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

    Before the start of the Killingly Community Garden Committee's meeting on July 1, talk centered around three things: weeds, deer deterrents and garden updates. KCG members are gardeners, after all, and they have taken their mission seriously.

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  5. Windsor residents voice concerns before town's fourth budget voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Hartford Courant

    Resident Paula Verrier spoke to the Town Council about the proposed reduction in school paraprofessionals in the district. The Board of Education budget was the main source of discussion at the special Town Council meeting on June 29. Photo by Jennifer Coe.

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  6. Community Conversation focuses on the impact of 'Implicit Bias'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Hartford Courant

    The Glastonbury MLK Community Initiative recently held a Community Conversation called "Implicit Bias: How It Impacts Our Community." Made possible by the Norma & Natale Sestero Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, this well-attended event was held at the Riverfront Community Center on June 25. Designed to bring together diverse Glastonbury residents, these conversations were started in 2001 "to create deeper connections through meaningful dialogue."

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  7. Photos: Ellington Teen wins state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Hartford Courant

    Sapna Raghavan, a rising senior at Ellington High School, won the title of Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen at the pageant held at the Mohegan Sun Casino on June 27. Photo by Steve Smith. Sapna Raghavan, a rising senior at Ellington High School, won the title of Miss Connecticut's Outstanding Teen at the pageant held at the Mohegan Sun Casino on June 27. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  8. Questions swirl around proposal for state police firearms training facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Hartford Courant

    A sign on Route 74 in Willington advertises the previous informational meeting at the library, and a town meeting that followed in June, where residents discussed a proposed relocation of the State Police Firearms Training Facility. Photo by Annie Gentile.

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  9. Enfield Public Library hosts popular 'Vehicle Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Hartford Courant

    For kids, the only thing better than the experience of getting to climb in and check out big fire engines and construction trucks is getting free ice cream to go along with it. On Saturday, June 20, the Enfield Public Library on Middle Road held its annual Vehicle Day with a slew of fire and emergency vehicles, construction trucks, antique cars, military vehicles, and even a dune buggy in the parking lot for kids to enjoy.

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  10. Police Training Facility Proposal Meets Resistance In WillingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Hartford Courant

    The state had an original list of 20 possible sites, and has narrowed it down to two, a parcel on Ruby Road in Willington and another in East Windsor. At a town meeting in May, representatives from the Connecticut State Police outlined the preliminary plans for the potential site.

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  11. Summerfest scheduled for July 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Hartford Courant

    "We live in a great town, and this is a wonderful opportunity for people to come out and have fun with their families and visit with friends and neighbors," said Cindy Kabel, chair of Summerfest. The celebration has gone on for generations, but this is the second year it is being held in Hyde Park.

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  12. Photos: Glastonbury TCI's Strawberry MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Maggie, 9, and Patrick, 5, watch in anticipation as caramel sauce is poured on their frozen yogurt sundaes at the TCBY tent at the Evening Under the Strawberry Moon event on June 20. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  13. Photos: KJ Life Flag Football TournamentRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Hartford Courant

    Shane, 10, brings in a pick-6 for the Untouchables, in the KJ LIFE Flag Football Tournament on June 20. Photo by Steve Smith. Shane, 10, brings in a pick-6 for the Untouchables, in the KJ LIFE Flag Football Tournament on June 20. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  14. Third Thursday festival welcomes summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Hartford Courant

    One Thursday night a month in the summer, Main Street comes alive with music, food and fun during Willmantic's old-fashioned street festival. The June 18 event featured several local bands, lots of food vendors and things to do.

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  15. Bruce Watt: New Recreation DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Hartford Courant

    After working for Vernon for a decade, Watt has been Recreation Director in Tolland since last fall. Photo by Steve Smith.

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  16. West Thompson Lake Recreation Area a jewel in northeastern CTRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Hartford Courant

    The views from the West Thompson Dam in northeastern Connecticut can be sublime. Sunsets can leave their shimmery reflection on the waters of the 200-acre lake.

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  17. Why Be Black Like Rachel Dolezal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal appears on the "Today" show set on Tuesday in New York. Dolezal was born to two parents who say they are white, but she chooses instead to self-identify as black.

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  18. Summer reading program begins with leaps and boundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Hartford Courant

    Mike Piazza brought his four high-energy border collies to Pompey Park for a fun evening of family entertainment on June 10. The "Flying High Frisbee Dogs" performance was the kick-off for the Babcock Library's summer reading program. Children's librarian Tracie Scott gave out bags filled with all the essentials necessary to participate in the program, called "Every Hero Has a Story."

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  19. Ballard Theatre announces Summer Series lineupRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | The Hartford Courant

    The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular"Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows" for family audiences on six Saturdays, June 20-Aug. 1. Each show will be performed twice, at 1 and at 3 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at1 Royce Circle, Storrs. The schedule of the summer programming includes, on June 20, "A Journey Around the World" by Ants in Your Pants.

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  20. Council member James Flores wants to embrace diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | The Hartford Courant

    James Flores is on his second term with the Windham Town Council, having served five years for the organization. Flores has lived for almost 40 years in Windham, "off and on," he said.

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