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Police logs - July 12
Ashlea E. Piela, 33, of 91 Peters Drive was charged Thursday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, disregarding street markings, failure to have head lamps and failure to carry an insurance certificate.
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Fri Jul 11, 2014
Goodale pleads guilty to manslaughter charges
Willis Goodale pleaded guilty Friday to one count of second-degree manslaughter, three counts of second-degree assault with a motor vehicle and one count of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in connection with the March 2012 crash that killed a Norwich firefighter and seriously injured his two young sons and the driver of a third ... (more)
Craigslist ad for heroin leads to arrest in Norwich
After being tipped off by an anonymous Norwich citizen to a Craigslist post offering heroin for sale, police officers Thursday evening contacted the seller and agreed to meet in the Norwichtown area to execute a drug transaction.
Enthusiasm greets new president at Three Rivers Community College
Newly appointed Three Rivers Community College President Mary Ellen Jukoski had no trouble finding her designated parking space upon arriving for her first day on campus Monday.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Block Island Times
Oliver Frederick Kent, 87
Oliver Frederick Kent, 87, of Montville, Conn., passed away on July 4, 2014. Oliver was born in June 1927 at the family home in Trading Cove, Montville to Ruby A. and Frederick L. Kent.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Walking tour Saturday includes Uncas Leap
Norwich The Norwich Historical Society will continue its second Saturday walking tours with a tour of the historic Uncas Leap area and discussion of the legends associated with 17th century Mohegan Indians at the site.
School site still backed for new Norwich police station
In its final report delivered this week to the City Council Public Safety Committee, the Police Station Study Committee stands by its original choice of the former William A. Buckingham School site as the best and most cost-effective option for a new police station.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
15th Annual Renaissance Faire Held This Fall
During five weekends this fall, the Connecticut Renaissance Faire looks to bring an old-world harvest festival to modern-day New England.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Mansion in Norwich awaits new life as bed and breakfast
The mansion on Broadway in Norwich that would be turned into a bed and breakfast under the plans of Natalie Huey Min Lee.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Dixon: Flags are reminders of courage and sins
The Capitol is one of those places you can take for granted, but it's a living museum, with more stories than any visitor has time for.
Plans on table for replacing Montville Road bridge
The "bridge out" signs on Montville Road at the Norwich-Montville border have frustrated residents and town officials for the past several years, as plans to replace the bridge that washed away in a 2007 storm slowly materialized.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Drug trafficking investigation leads to 14 arrests in Norwich
A months-long investigation into illegal drug trafficking in Norwich culminated Thursday with a warrant sweep and the arrest of 10 people on a variety of drug possession and sales charges.
Spirit of Broadway Theater presents "Benedict Arnold: The Musical"
The Spirit of Broadway Theater is staging the debut production of "Benedict Arnold: The Musical" - a piece that is the Norwich theater's first commission.
Sachem Fund application preparations for Norwich officials begin
City officials are preparing for what could be the final grant application round for the Sachem Fund, created in 2007 by the city and the Mohegan Tribe to boost economic development, historic preservation, tourism and public services.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Norwich police announce new hire
Jared Szuba, 22, is to begin his training Wednesday at the Connecticut Police Academy in Meriden and expected to graduate in December.
Rain in in the forecast for the Fourth, but weekend looks nice
This Tuesday, July 1, 2014, satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , shows the center of Tropical Storm Arthur off the east coast of Florida.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Convicted rapist sent back to prison from January Center in Uncasville
A repeat sex offender released from prison in March after serving 20 years for kidnapping and raping a Norwich woman was discharged from an Uncasville facility for sex offenders and rearrested last week after officials said he made an unwanted sexual advance toward another client at the January Center.
Blumenthal to seek better rail safety, reliability
U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said today he is introducing legislation that will address a rash of train derailments and crashes around the country, including two Metro-North commuter accidents last year.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
A 'crusty' cop now champion of the mentally ill
Tim Hesney, right, service coordinator with the outreach to homeless program at Reliance House in Norwich, and Stanley E.D. Brown, left, a member of Reliance House, carry food bags he filled during a visit to Penobscot Place on Wednesday.
Study committee finds private plans for Norwich police station would cost more
Of the two unsolicited private developers' proposals to build a police station to be leased to the city, the Police Station Study Committee would prefer the city consider a project at the former YMCA building rather than property on North Thames Street.