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Norwich Education Foundation art auction to be held Saturday
The Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation's second annual Art Auction & Dessert Tasting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Kelly Middle School.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Human trafficking conference May 15 in Norwich
Norwich A conference on human trafficking will be held May 15 at the Norwich Free Academy with guest speakers discussing how the issue affects families in eastern Connecticut.
Man rejects offer in stray bullet murder case
David J. Grant, accused of fatally shooting a Norwich woman and wounding her niece at the Mai Thai Restaurant and Bar in Norwich in June 2012, has rejected an offer from the state to plead guilty in exchange for a 40-year prison sentence.
Police logs - April 22
Alexandra A. Aponte, 24, of 69 Branford Ave. was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, misuse of markers, failure to register a motor vehicle eligible for commercial registration and a stop sign violation.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Columbus Ships Pinta And Nina To Land In Norwich
On Thursday May 29 , the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Norwich.The ships will be docked at the Marina at American Wharf, until their departure early Wednesday morning June 4. The 'Nina' was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Police logs - April 19
Richard Delossantos, 50, of 15 Memory Lane, Waterford, was charged Friday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and improper signal.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Calls to increase school funding dominate Norwich's first budget hearing
Pleas to increase funding for the city's public schools dominated Thursday's first public hearing on City Manager Alan Bergren's proposed combined $118.4 million combined city government and school budgets.
DEEP ready for opening day of trout fishing
The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has stocked the state's rivers, streams, lakes and ponds in advance of the opening day of the trout fishing season on Saturday.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Nominations sought for Ron Aliano service award
The Fireworks Festival Committee is seeking nominations for the Ron Aliano Service to Norwich Award, given annually to a person who has given distinguished service in the development of the city of Norwich.
Donations sought for ACT-SO youth participation
The Norwich branch of the NAACP is seeking donations to help support local youths' participation in the national Academic, Cultural, Technology and Scientific Olympics competition.
UPDATED: Norwich police arrest man for possession of heroin, multiple weapons
Police seized 56 guns and 209 bags of heroin from an alleged heroin dealer following a motor vehicle stop Wednesday evening.
Grasso students wow judges in trade competition
Ciara Hamilton of New London colors a client's hair in the cosmetology shop at Ella T. Grasso Southeastern Technical High School in Groton earlier this month.
Sen. Murphy focuses on veterans' unemployment during Montville stop
U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy told a gathering here Wednesday that he worries about the effect of high unemployment rates among military veterans, a problem that's likely to grow as more and more soldiers return home from Afghanistan.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Court document details Norwich rape case
A 32-year-old Norwich man accused of sexually assaulting a woman he picked up at Mohegan Sun last month admitted he went to the casino that night but said he "blacked out" and didn't remember what had happened.
New Groton sub base commissary opens to waiting crowd
Just a few minutes after the new Navy Commissary opened to customers Wednesday morning, Julie Qualley pushed a cart along the meat aisle, looking for a juicy-looking steak for dinner.
New London, Norwich, Preston receive grants for brownfield studies
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, left, Mayor Deb Hinchey, center, and City Manager Alan Bergren, right, look across the Thames River at the edge of a brownfield site in Norwich Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Tree damages Norwich animal shelter
A chocolate Labrador retriever city Animal Control staff named "Murphy" might want to change his name to "Lucky" after he emerged uninjured but covered with ceiling foam debris after a large pine tree crashed through the roof at the Norwich Animal Control kennel in Mohegan Park Tuesday afternoon.
Ledge Light to host prescription drug abuse panel
The Ledge Light Health District will host a prescription drug abuse panel discussion at 7 a.m. April 29 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.
State's attorney clears Norwich officers in fatal shooting
New London County State's Attorney Michael Regan has ruled that the use of deadly force by Norwich police officers last year in the fatal shooting of a Norwich man was justified and "appropriate" - clearing the officers of any criminal wrongdoing.
Fatal Norwich Police Shooting Was Justified: State's Attorney
A state's attorney's report says Norwich police were justified in fatally shooting 52-year-old Michael Dugas the night of Feb. 24, 2013.