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  1. Case continued for woman accused of swiping notes of ring-wing commentator at UConnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Day

    The court case of a Connecticut woman charged with trying to steal the notes of a right-wing commentator giving a speech titled "It's OK To Be White" has been continued. Catherine Gregory's lawyer says there was no movement in the case Tuesday in Rockville Superior Court, and Gregory did not attend.


  2. Woman who took 'OK To Be White' notes may plead not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | The Day

    ROCKVILLE, Conn. - A Connecticut woman charged with trying to steal the notes of a right-wing commentator giving a speech titled "It's OK To Be White" may plead not guilty at an upcoming court appearance.


  3. Out and About: Comedy for your causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | The Day

    A crowd gathers last month at the Windham Club in Willimantic for a Comedy for a Cause event that sold out. I had been longing for the old days of the Treehouse Comedy Club shows in southeastern Connecticut where you could pay a cover, sit in a chair, and fall over said chair busting a gut.


  4. Police logs - Jan. 3, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | The Day

    Timothy C. Harmon, Jr., 26, of Willimantic, was charged Monday with driving an unregistered motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license. Kimberly Brown, 37, of 35 Park St. was charged Monday with two counts of assault on a public safety officer.


  5. Police logs - Dec. 26, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 25 | The Day

    John Alfred Kennedy Crane, 23, of 156 Dartmouth Road, Groton, was charged Sunday with criminal impersonation, driving with a suspended license and failure to obey a traffic control signal. Angelina Martinez, 44, of 72 Smith Ave. was charged Saturday with third-degree assault and risk of injury to a minor.


  6. Design contest announced for Pawcatuck-Westerly gateway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | The Day

    Stonington - After its board of directors was unable to come to a consensus on which of two designs to choose, the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce has announced it will hold a contest to come up with a design for an iconic gateway entrance into downtown Westerly and Pawcatuck. In September, the chamber announced that it was undertaking an effort to build a $400,000 to $500,000 gateway on the Pawcatuck River Bridge that would create a sense of place and arrival, reflect the history, culture and connection of the two communities and become a tourist attraction.


  7. Police logs - Dec. 20, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | The Day

    Tracy L. Gadbois, 32, of Sterling was charged Tuesday with three counts of second-degree failure to appear in court and failure to comply with fingerprinting requirements. Joseph Hernandez II, 25, of Seymour was charged Monday with possession of a controlled substance, use of drug paraphernalia, driving an unregistered motor vehicle and failure to have tail lamps.


  8. Police logs - Dec. 19. 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 18 | The Day

    Ledyard Jonathan E. Babcock, 27, of Gales Ferry, was charged Monday with disorderly conduct and interfering with a police officer. Derek Demers, 35, of Windham, was charged Saturday with two counts of sixth-degree larceny and one count of being a fugitive from justice.


  9. Woman who grabbed 'OK To Be White' notes thanks supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2017 | TheDay.Com

    This file booking photo released Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, by the University of Connecticut Police Department shows Catherine Gregory, who turned herself in on Sunday to face charges of attempted larceny and disorderly conduct for taking notes from the lectern while Lucian Wintrich was speaking on the UConn campus on Nov. 28. Gregory made her first court appearance Wednesday, Dec. 13. ROCKVILLE, Conn. - A woman charged with trying to steal the notes of a right-wing commentator who was at the University of Connecticut to give a speech titled "It's OK To Be White" has thanked her supporters for helping her fight "against racism."


  10. Charge dropped for 'It's OK To Be White' commentatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The Day

    Lucian Wintrich, left, White House correspondent for the right-wing blog Gateway Pundit, leaves Rockville Superior Court with his attorney Norman Pattis, right, in Vernon, Conn., Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Charges of breach of peace against Wintrich were dropped stemming from a Nov 28 incident at the University of Connecticut at which Wintrich delivered a speech titled "It's OK To Be White".


  11. Health care coverage help offered Saturday in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Day

    New London - A team of Access Health CT staff, enrollment specialists, certified application counselors and brokers will be on hand Saturday to provide free in-person assistance to help consumers shop for health care coverage. The New London Access Health CT Enrollment Fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New London Opportunities Industrialization Center, 106 Truman St. Open Enrollment for coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2018, will end on Dec. 22. Customers who don't have coverage through AHCT can shop for a new plan, and those who do are encouraged to explore and compare 2018 plan options to renew.


  12. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | TheDay.Com

    To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: Jennifer Jamal Khudari, 30, Tewksbury, Mass., was charged Thursday with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than a half-ounce of marijuana, illegal storage of prescription outside of container, possession with intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute within 1,500 feet of a school.


  13. Willimantic man charged in underage prostitution probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | The Day

    A Willimantic man is being held on a $1 million bond, facing sexual assault-related charges stemming from an investigation into an alleged underage prostitution ring. Thirty-eight-year-old Devin Quirk, formerly of Hartford, appeared Friday in Hartford Superior Court on charges of first-degree sexual assault, risk of injury to a child, patronizing a prostitute and conspiracy to commit trafficking persons.


  14. Local roundup: Montville falls to Windham, 36-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | The Day

    Willimantic - Montville's fourth-quarter rally came up short as the Indians lost to Windham 36-29 in a high school football game on Wednesday night. Windham led 20-6 at halftime, 28-13 after three quarters and took a 36-13 lead 1:43 into the fourth quarter.


  15. Building a sweet structureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The Day

    Fourth grader Cameron Belanger from St. Mary-St. Joseph School in Willimantic applies thick frosting to a what will be a brick for the wall of the gingerbread house while he helps with putting the finishing touches on the Gingerbread House at Mohegan Sun, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017.


  16. State program aims to remind people what get recycled in ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | The Day

    Teacher Beth Hanlon helps guide second graders at Moriarty Environmental Science Magnet School in Norwich in sorting their lunch refuse into compost, recycling and trash at the end of their lunch period Thursday, October 8, 2015. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection launched a public education campaign last week to clarify rules like this in an effort to make  sorting at waste facilities statewide more efficient and reduce the amount of waste that gets burned rather than reused.


  17. Police: Norwich man struck pedestrian in Windham crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Day

    Windham - State police are investigating a crash in which a Norwich man struck a pedestrian while driving on state Route 32 Wednesday night. The crash happened near the intersection of Old Plains Road about 7 p.m. According to police, 70-year-old William Sawicki, of 39 Andrea Lane, Norwich, was driving his Toyota Tacoma south around a curve when the front of his truck struck a pedestrian walking on Route 32. It isn't clear from the report where the pedestrian, 31-year-old David Wyman of Willimantic, was standing when he was hit.


  18. Health insurance enrollment fairs planned for New London, other townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | The Day

    Connecticut's health insurance marketplace is holding enrollment fairs to sign up consumers looking to secure health insurance for 2018. Four enrollment fairs are planned during this open enrollment period, which runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 22. They will be Nov. 18 in Manchester, Dec. 2 in New London, Dec. 9 in Hamden and Dec. 16 in Willimantic.


  19. DCF pursued father previously uninvolved with child in Groton parental rights caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | The Day

    Waterford - The Department of Children and Families has placed one of Kirsten Fauquet's children with the family of a man she accused of sexual assault. Testimony about an alleged assault came on the sixth day of a trial to terminate the parental rights of a Groton couple.


  20. Police logs - Oct. 29, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Day

    Shane O'Neill, 31, of Danielson was charged Friday with third-degree criminal mischief, breach of peace and third-degree assault. William Smith, 41, of 46 Crystal Ave., Apt.


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