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Police logs - Aug. 27
Jessica Estrada, 30, of 425 Bridge St. Apt. 122 was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Minefield of debates looms for Malloy, Foley
Not known as kings of the one-liner or for their rhetorical flourishes, the familiar foes will collide once again Wednesday night in Norwich for the first of seven gubernatorial debates in a pivotal rematch of a race decided by 6,400 votes in 2010.
Norwich public school staff open school year in festive atmosphere
Norwich For more than 700 Norwich public school staff and supporters, the new school year starts in a pep rally atmosphere complete with a T-shirt toss, a sing-a-long, video and party favors.
Pratta s a Mothera returns to Salem
This part of the state lays claim to two major figures in music and visual art from the same family.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Man charged with threatening to shoot woman in parking garage
A 26-year-old Norwich man is due in court next month to answer to charges he threatened to shoot a woman in the city-owned Water Street parking garage.
Norwich wants to be more helpful to disabled
When Kevin Harkins walks through his Chelsea Parade area neighborhood or makes his way downtown, he notices things that might escape the eyes of other casual observers.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Malloy, Foley meet up in first governor debate
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican businessman Tom Foley are meeting in their first debate of the 2014 election for Connecticut governor.
Police logs - Aug. 24
Ronald A. Whitfield, 22, of 48 Oak St., Norwich, was charged Friday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive right and improper signaling.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Deputy police chief pool down to seven in Norwich
With a list of more than three dozen potential applicants whittled down to a select few, the city is creeping closer to choosing its next deputy police chief, the second in command in the region's largest police force.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Police use Taser on Colchester man wanted for multiple charges
Griswold State police said they used a Taser Wednesday to subdue a Colchester man wanted on seven different arrest warrants.
State police arrests six, including Norwich man, on child pornography charges
State police arrested six Connecticut residents on Wednesday, including a 31-year-old Norwich resident, during a statewide sweep of alleged sexual predators.
Interconnection grant sought to back up region's water systems
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments is seeking a grant for a proposed water interconnection that could bolster the region's system for transporting water in the event of storms or emergencies.
Eastern Conn. manufacturing alliance shows steady growth
The Eastern Advanced Manufacturing Alliance grew by six member companies in the past year, but association president Ray Coombs is hoping to double membership to about 60 by 2015.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Defendant in New London murder case has new lawyer
Accused killer Keith R. Delvalle has hired a private attorney who will be working with Delvalle to decide whether he wants a probable cause hearing in New London Superior Court.
Partner school districts to discuss NFA issues looking ahead to future contract
The eight partner school districts that have Norwich Free Academy as their designated high school are holding joint discussions on what they see as common issues they would like to see addressed in a future regional contract with the academy - including a cap on tuition increases and a longer- term contract.
Pryor will go, but reforms need to stay
The announcement by Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor that he will not serve past the end of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's first term has all the appearances of a political move intended to improve the governor's chances of having a second term.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Norwich officials to seek plans for two Chestnut Street properties
City officials are ready to seek new commercial development proposals for two properties on Chestnut Street that had been part of a defunct former development plan.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
How far the Mashantuckets have fallen
I remember well the day in February 1992 when Foxwoods Resort Casino first opened its doors, planning to close the next morning at 2 a.m. The parking lots filled fast, and people began leaving their cars in muddy fields along Route 2, walking in the sleety rain along the side of the highway, a new pilgrimage through rural eastern Connecticut.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Griswold woman to sing national anthem at Fenway
Sharon Brouillard of Griswold will perform the national anthem on Sunday, Aug. 17, prior to game three of the Red Sox-Astros series.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New Taftville bakery cuts bread at grand opening ceremony
Brothers and partners Bob and Tom Adams watch Norwich Mayor Deberey Hinchey cut the fresh-baked 5-pound Russian rye bread to celebrate the grand opening of Poppy & Rye Bakery Cafe in Taftville this morning.