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Manchester Garden Club Wins Awards

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

The Manchester Garden Club received state and national awards at the annual awards meeting of the Federated Garden Clubs of Connecticut (FGCCT). These awards recognize some of the many activities undertaken throughout the year by the various club committees. For more on this story, visit: READER SUBMITTED: Manchester Garden Club Wins Awards – Courant.com.



UConn Water Proposal Concerns Canton Officials

Dec 14th, 2012 | By

Town officials eager to use the Farmington River as an asset to revitalizing Collinsville are joining those who are concerned about the potential impact of providing water from the river’s watershed to the University of Connecticut. The Metropolitan District Commission has proposed building a pipeline from Manchester to Mansfield to bring more water to UConn’s

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Manchester Seeks More Open Space on Case Mountain

Jul 18th, 2012 | By

If officials succeed in buying three more swaths of open space, the town would own most of the Case Mountain area from Spring Street to the Glastonbury line. Town administrators have entered purchase and sale agreements with owners of undeveloped property totaling about 34 acres in the town’s southeastern corner. The land includes the Case

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William O’Neill Is Manchester’s Tireless Trails Advocate

Jun 7th, 2012 | By

Rick Green of The Hartford Courant first spoke with William O’Neill over the phone a decade ago when he interviewed him for a story about closing the gaps in Manchester in the Charter Oak Greenway, a multiuse trail running in bits and pieces from the banks of the Connecticut River in East Hartford to Bolton

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Manchester Cuts Ribbon on Latest Section of East Coast Greenway

Jun 6th, 2012 | By

The two-mile addition expands the walking/biking/running trail from Gardner Street to Porter Street.



Waste Disposal Services: Manchester Staff Recommends Splitting Waste Disposal Services

Aug 24th, 2011 | By

The Manchester board of directors heard a recommendation Tuesday morning to split the town’s waste disposal services between Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority and Enfield-based Murphy Road Recycling. One major benefit of the proposal, which will be on the board’s September agenda, would be an approximatley fourfold increase in annual recycling rebates, town General Manager Scott

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Manchester Sewer Plant Upgrade Subject Of Hearing Jan. 4

Dec 29th, 2010 | By

A proposed major upgrade of the town of Manchester’s wastewater treatment system will be the focus of a public hearing on Jan. 4.



Manchester Adding Three Hybrid Vehicles

Nov 1st, 2010 | By

The town has seven hybrids on the road now, and the board of directors recently voted to purchase three more. With help from federal grants, the town is spending the same amount for the hybrids as it would on gas-powered vehicles. via Manchester Adding Three Hybrid Vehicles – Courant.com.



Manchester Livable Neighborhoods Program Encourages Residents To Take Charge

Sep 20th, 2010 | By

The plan of action in the town’s Livable Neighborhoods program spans the spectrum of grassroots involvement. Chapters in the program workbook cover tree planting, crime prevention, litter removal, historic preservation, collaborative home improvement and how to plan a block party, among others. “We’ve become a society that expects government to take care of everything,” according

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