Abuse and neglect of horses on the increase
These two horses, still too skinny from being denied food from their previous owners, are being rehabilitated at H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut in New Preston, Conn., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
Sauces and sweets add diversity at Farmers' Market
At the Ledyard Farmers' Market last week, people in sunglasses and patterned dresses lined up to try Dragon's Blood Elixir.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Mashantuckets selling off land amid declining revenues at Foxwoods
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe sold off 371 acres of mostly vacant land it owned on either side of Wintechog Hill Road for $1.25 million last month, and another 107 acres of tribe-owned land on Norwich Westerly Road is up for sale, town land records and property listings show.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Greenwich man flees from police, later caught in Norwich
A Greenwich man being sought on a warrant was found sleeping outside a residence in Preston this morning, but escaped from police before being arrested later today in Norwich.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Norwich Taxi driver dies in head-on collision in Preston early Saturday
Michael T. Tamborra, 54, of Norwich was driving a taxi westbound on Rt. 2A when his car collided with a car driven by John S. Oswald, 23, of Franklin, who was driving eastbound.