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Bomb blasts rock Preston as part of FBI course
Preston The former Norwich Hospital property on Wednesday was host to a pyrotechnics display impressive enough to rival a Hollywood action flick.
Fri May 17, 2013
Preston finance board chooses son of current member to fill post
The Board of Finance this week named Max Zachem, son of current member Kenneth Zachem, to fill a vacancy on the board that has been criticized in recent months from within and from outside town officials.
Mon May 13, 2013
Preston tax bills at issue as budget vote nears
Voters will head into Tuesday's budget referendum amid confusion about what the recent property revaluation will mean to their tax bills when combined with the proposed $14.9 million budget, according to town officials.
Fri May 10, 2013
Preston: No water, no sewer for building straddling line on former Norwich Hospital property
Town officials will put any future buyers of the Norwich portion of the former Norwich Hospital property on notice that part of one building is in Preston and that they should not expect to find any working water or sewer service from the Preston side of the campus.
Three Rivers right place, right time for Jones
When Grace Sawyer Jones moved from Utah to Connecticut, she took up the effort to merge two community college programs on one campus.
Mon May 06, 2013
Awesome Race Drivers Rebuild Crashed Car For National Guardsman
Sometimes the news just flat out sucks. Other times, it makes you feel all tingly.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Drug Enforcement Agency to accept leftover medications Saturday
The Drug Enforcement Agency is collecting unwanted prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at local law enforcement offices as part of its sixth annual nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
Bill to limit frivolous lawsuits still alive
Gales Ferry resident Wyatt W. Kopp was surprised to learn this month that a modified version of his proposal to limit frivolous lawsuits by requiring litigants to perform community service was still alive in Hartford.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Rep. Bowles' energy
We have to admire Rep. Timothy Bowles persistence. During his runs for first selectman of Preston in the past two local elections, both of which he lost by narrow margins to incumbent Republican First Selectman Tom Congdon, the Democrat contended that Preston should seek to utilize the former Norwich Hospital property for renewable energy research ... (more)
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Preston $1.7 million capital plan approved with low turnout
First Selectman Robert Congdon called it "pretty disappointing" that only 108 people voted in Tuesday's referendum, with firetrucks and school buses and other town projects in the capital plan.