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Santa helps Otis ring in the season

NORWICH - Inside an upper room in Norwich's Otis Library on Saturday, 9-day-old Mia Cealiann sat cradled in the arms of Santa Claus as her family watched her slowly open and close her eyes. "This is her first Christmas and her first time meeting Santa," said Mia's mother, Norwich resident Carmen Cru

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 20:11:40

10 Norwich students receive superintendent's awards

Norwich - The 10 students who made their way to the Kelly Middle School Auditorium earlier this week are the type of kids who pick up spilled crayons so no one will slip on them, take out the garbage at home, make sure timid kindergarteners feel comfortable and, invariably, they greet their teachers

THEDAY - 2017-11-19 02:13:00

Food banks struggling to keep up with demand

MOOSUP - The eight freezers and four refrigerators in Project PIN's headquarters in the basement of All Hallows School were nearly empty less than two weeks before Thanksgiving. For Tim Kettle, the director of the food pantry that services Plainfield, it was crushing. Weeks earlier, they were stuffe

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 21:39:37

Our View: Connecticut leading the way in helping victims of domestic abuse

Intimate partner violence is a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans, according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control in August ahead of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, observed in October. On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physicall

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-18 11:00:00

FOX61's Jenn Bernstein, Lorenzo Hall celebrate Intercommunity's event in South Glastonbury

SOUTH GLASTONBURY - This evening was a special night for the non-profit group- Intercommunity who celebrated 40 years of helping the Greater Hartford community. FOX61's Jenn Bernstein and Lorenzo Hall joined Friday night's celebration in South Glastonbury for their largest fundraiser of the year. Th

FOX61.COM - 2017-11-18 03:31:33

Car fire prompts closure of I-95 Southbound in East Lyme

Crews and a tow truck are en route to clear a car on fire on I-95 Southbound near exit 73 in East Lyme. The incident took place on Saturday evening. Troopers from Troop E said there are no injuries, and the occupants of the car made it out safely.

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-11-19 02:35:00

Police: Norwich man facing narcotics charges

NORWICH - A traffic stop Wednesday led to the arrest of a Norwich man police say had an active arrest warrant in connection to narcotic sales, police said. According to Norwich police, Karl Duncan, 30, was arrested during a motor vehicle stop by their patrol division when police said he was found to

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-17 14:26:07

Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands to feature new StoryWalk Trail

Eagle Scout Jack Boyden recently completed work on the now-open Colchester StoryWalk Trail at the Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands, 96 McDonald Road, Colchester. Eagle Scout Jack Boyden recently completed work on the now-open Colchester StoryWalk Trail at the Ruby and Elizabeth Cohen Woodlands, 96

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-17 20:10:25

Fundraising underway for Phillips splash pad

The season's first snowfalls may be just settling on the City of Phillips, but a handful of community members are already planning for next summer. Phillips resident Kristen Harper is leading an effort to create a splash pad in the city's Elk Lake Park, making it the only one in a 60-mile radius. A

APG OF WISCONSIN - 2017-11-17 12:00:00

PD: Man arrested in Mesa for threatening city bus passengers with knife

MESA, AZ - A man was arrested in Mesa after threatening passengers on a city bus with a knife. Mesa Police report that on November 12, a man, later identified as 27-year-old Hasani Silvester Lewis, came "nose to nose" with a woman and her two children, both under 10 years old. The woman stepped bet

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-17 18:23:21

See trash-collecting turtle, billiard-ball calculator at Mesa's Prototyping Festival today

A trash-collecting turtle, a tunnel built of swim noodles, and a mechanical computer using billiard balls are just three of the "experiments in urban planning" that you can see at Mesa's Main Street Prototyping Festival today. Borrowing an idea from San Francisco, the city asked community groups to

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-18 17:59:47

Have you heard the one about the comedy club in downtown Mesa?

Walk into Mesa's newest destination for laughs, Comedy Off Main St., and you'll find the entire staff of one, owner Chris Zuiker, sitting at a table ready to greet you. Throughout the night, depend on two things: the comedian's quality jokes and Zuiker consistently laughing the loudest. Zuiker opene

AZCENTRAL - 2017-11-18 13:00:04

Mesa police looking for missing woman, Megan Laney

MESA - Mesa police are looking for a 24-year-old woman who vanished earlier this week. Megan Laney was last seen walking to meet her boyfriend who lives in the Mesa area. Megan's boyfriend and parents have not heard from her since. Her family says her phone goes straight to voicemail and her mailbox

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-18 22:52:49

Mesa gets creative with 'prototyping' street festival

How does a community "create itself?" Folks are finding out at the Mesa Main Street Prototyping Festival this weekend. Twenty temporary prototypes installed in downtown Mesa for a two-day festival to explore how inventive structures and gathering places could enliven public space and increase connec

AZFAMILY - 2017-11-18 07:47:00

Former Mesa police officer's murder trial: What we know

Embed x Share CLOSE EX-MESA POLICE OFFICER CHARGED WITH MURDER Ex-Mesa Officer Philip Brailsford on trial for murder in Daniel Shaver's death | 1:44 Former Mesa police Officer Philip "Mitch" Brailsford is on trial for second-degree murder in the shooting of Texas man Daniel Shaver in January 2016. H

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City of Mesa apologizes for sending out bogus 'false alarm' bills to thousands of residents

Alice Nelson just got a letter from the City of Mesa saying she owed $210 in fines for having false alarms on her home security system. Mesa is one of many Valley cities that fines homeowners and business owners if their security alarm goes off by mistake, and police are called out anyway. "My first

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Phoenix Police: Dog fight leads to shooting in north Phoenix

PHOENIX - Police are investigating a shooting in north Phoenix. Officers were called to a parking lot near Turf Paradise Friday, a race track located at Bell Road and 7th Avenue, around 3:30 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting. According to witnesses, two dogs got into a fight and one of the

ABC 15 NEWS - 2017-11-17 23:00:45

City talks speed humps, approves property loan

About 10 downtown Morehead residents attended City Council's monthly meeting to voice their concerns about safety in regards to high speed drivers in the Tippett Avenue and Fifth Street area. (Photo by Brad Stacy) Morehead City Council has taken another step toward improving some downtown residents'

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:38:00

FFA grows, donates sweet potatoes to seniors

Local high school students put their months of hard work to good use earlier this week as they donated fresh crops to those who are unable to grow them themselves. Rowan County Senior High School's Future Farmers of America (FFA) planted multiple rows of sweet potatoes at Morehead State University's

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:34:00

New group offers support for veterans

A retired veteran is reaching out to veterans across the state to help one another. Jeremy Harrell, a sergeant in the United States Army, served from 1999 until he retired in 2008, and spent over one year of that time in Iraq. Harrell also lived in Morehead from 2007 through 2010, and currently live

MOREHEAD NEWS - 2017-11-17 14:33:00