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Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients

Rocky Hill Residents Protest At Capitol Against Proposed Nursing Home For Inmates And Mental Patients

Karen Plaza was among 100 Rocky Hill residents, town leaders and correction officers who gathered outside the Capitol Wednesday to protest the state's plan to use a private nursing home to provide long-term care for prisoners and mental patients. Reading from a prepared speech, her words cut through the frigid noontime chill. "We are here because this administration and iCare/Secure Care and their other aliases are pushing, and in favor of placing convicts [murderers, rapists, molesters, burglars, etc] and the mentally ill into a convalescent home built for the frail elderly and people needing rehab. "These people were not convicted because they received too many traffic...

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