Tuesday Aug 12
Court hears Poquonnock Bridge firefighters' contract case
The Poquonnock Bridge Fire District board and the firefighters' union argued their cases Tuesday in New Britain Superior Court about whether the district should have to honor a disputed 10-year labor contract that provides annual wage increases of 3 percent.
Old Mystic Post office could shift hours
Today more than a dozen residents packed the little post office to hear from U.S. Postal Service representatives who came to discuss a recent survey given to residents about possible cost cutting measures.
Poquonnock Bridge firefighters quickly extinguish apartment fire
Firefighters from Poquonnock Bridge Thursday night were able to quickly extinguish a mattress fire in an apartment located at the Phoenix Apartments at 355 Long Hill Road.
Intervention sought in Poquonnock Bridge Fire District's pending layoffs
The lack of sufficient emergency response that will occur after the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District lays off nine firefighters "borders on the criminal," and the town or state needs to step in, the president of the Old Mystic Fire District board of directors has written to the Groton Town Council.