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Hartford City Councilman Among Those Arrested At Moral Monday Protest

Hartford City Councilman Among Those Arrested At Moral Monday Protest

HARTFORD — Five people were arrested Monday morning during a protest over the number of minority contractors working on Dunkin' Donuts Park, including a Hartford city councilman who missed a council meeting Monday night because he was still locked up.

Police said they arrested the protesters outside the ballpark Monday morning because they were blocking traffic and preventing vehicles from entering and leaving the site, delaying construction. Councilman Larry Deutsch was among them.

Deputy police Chief Brian Foley said that several of the protesters had been arrested in the past for taking part in similar protests. Bail was set at $5,000 for protesters arrested for...

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