7 hrs ago
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.
10 hrs ago
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.
14 hrs ago
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Preston the last local town to use CMT for all tests
The Preston school system was the only district in the region to stick with what the state called the "legacy" Connecticut Mastery Test for reading, writing, math and science this past spring.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
UPDATED: Bernardini to retire from Spirit of Broadway Theater
"It's just time for me to move on," said Bernardini, 51. "The time is right. It's not anything bad .... The theater is fine.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Voting slow on Primary Day
Machine tender May Wilson stands ready with "I Voted" stickers at the District 2 polls at Harbor School in New London Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Norwich dog bite case resolved with guilty plea
The owner of two pit bull dogs that attacked a family on Talman Street last fall, one of them severely injuring a 4-year-old girl, pleaded guilty to seven infractions Tuesday as her trial was to begin in Superior Court.
2 people displaced, 2 cats perish in Norwich fire
Norwich A fire at a mobile home Monday displaced the two residents and claimed the life of two cats, according to fire officials.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Norwich man pleads not guilty to sexually assaulting girl
A 45-year-old Norwich man pleaded not guilty to repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl in 2010 during his first appearance Monday in the New London court where major crimes are tried.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Norwich man charged in assault on 2-year-old child
A Norwich man was arrested for assault Friday after a 2-year-old child in his care suffered "drag like" injuries and a broken leg, police said in a news release.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Police: bus driver took gamblera s wallet, $3,100
It wasn't a one-armed bandit that took the cash from someone who came to the Mohegan Sun casino.
Contractor in arson case will serve four months of eight-year prison sentence
Building contractor Bruce P. "Bruno" Hayn Sr., who led two volunteer efforts to rebuild homes destroyed by fire, was sentenced Thursday in New London Superior Court to eight years in prison, suspended after four months served, for setting fire to his Norwich business in 2011.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Patients insured by Anthem could face higher charges at Backus as of Oct. 1
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, the state's largest health insurer, has failed to reach an agreement over reimbursement rates with Hartford HealthCare's five hospitals, including The William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich, according to news reports today.