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As Illegal Fireworks Increase, Manchester Community Members Impacted

As a result of the boredom of quarantine and the cancellation of Manchester’s 4th of July Fireworks, many have been setting off their own leading to a rise in complaints. This has been occurring not only in Manchester, but across the country. New York Daily News reported that fireworks complaints had skyrocketed in New York City, with some blaming them on quarantine boredom.

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Here is an example of an AquaMaster Celestial fountain, the same kind being installed in Center Springs Pond.

New Improvement Creates a Splash at Center Springs

This summer, the Town of Manchester is happy to offer a new, attractive amenity to Center Springs Pond! The town has contracted with The Pond and Lake Connection out of Brookfield, CT to install a pond aeration system and fountains, equipped with differing spray ranges and lighting features.

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Reopening Manchester Recreation

Before all else, we sincerely hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during these uncertain times. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the start to summer in Manchester has been radically different in comparison to summers prior.

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The Tipping Point​

The first time I had an honest, productive conversation about racism and the issue of police brutality in the United States was my sophomore year at Manchester High School during an English class. It was a roundtable discussion known by many high school students as a “Socratic Seminar.” This particular conversation was held in response to the 2015 Baltimore protests following the death of Freddie Gray, who was killed while being transported in a police vehicle.

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