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Blue Mass in Norwich honors law enforcement officers

NORWICH - A shooting that wounded two New Haven police officers Saturday was no doubt on the minds of members of local law enforcement Sunday morning at the annual Blue Mass. Prayers for the two officers were offered during the Diocese of Norwich's annual Mass for police, corrections officers and ju

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 22:16:46

Pedestrian Struck by Car Near RHAM High School in Hebron

A pedestrian was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a car outside RHAM High School in Hebron overnight. Tolland County Emergency dispatchers confirmed the person was hit by a car on Wall Street near the school and transported via LifeStar to Hartford Hospital. The road was closed for sever

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-24 14:53:19

Pedestrian struck by car in Hebron

A pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle while crossing the street in Hebron early Sunday morning. The crash was reported in the 80 block of Wall Street around 2 a.m. HEBRON CT: @HebronFD is on scene of a car vs pedestrian MVA in the 80 block of Wall St. M/A ambulance from #ColumbiaFire. @LIFESTAR_

EYEWITNESS NEWS - 2017-09-24 14:08:00

Special voter registry revision session in Salem

The Salem Registrars of Voters are holding a special session to revise the active registry list of voters on Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The registrars will remove voters who have died or confirmed that they have moved out of town, as well as voters who did not respond to notices in 2013

THEDAY - 2017-09-25 00:16:00

Cheers for Adelbrook tickets available; Liberty Bank to host wreath festival; Godfrey library to hold genealogy program; family seminar set at East Hampton Senior Center

CROMWELL - Cheers for delbrook is a wine tasting fundraiser to benefit the children and young adults with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders served by delbrook. The event will be held at the Radisson in Cromwell, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell, on Friday, Oct. 13, 6 - 10 p.m. Tickets are only $40 or

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2017-09-24 23:56:39

In the Easy Chair with... Chris Leigh

AGE: 49. OCCUPATION: Professional guitarist, music instructor, owner of the String Theory School of Music and co-founder of the Mystic Blues Festival. RESIDENCE: East Lyme. BORN, RAISED & GREW UP IN: Noank. RIGHT NOW I'M IN THE MIDDLE OF: Moving my business, working on Mystic Blues festival bene

WESTERLY SUN - 2017-09-25 15:08:00

The best US cities to live in to escape the worst effects of climate change

Erin Brodwin, provided by Published 12:30 pm, Sunday, September 24, 2017 Facebook/Travel Portland A safe haven sounds like a good idea right about now. Somewhere warm, but not too warm; free from roof-toppling hurricanes and ground-rumbling earthquakes; close to a river or ocean, but far enough to

NEWSTIMES - 2017-09-24 19:10:57

East Lyme Community forum Thursday on mental health, suicide prevention

East Lyme - The Brian Dagle Foundation, Inc., in cooperation with the East Lyme Youth Services Bureau and the East Lyme Youth Coalition, has announced that it will host on Thursday the fifth annual community forum on mental health and suicide prevention. The educational forum, "Keep the Conversation

THEDAY - 2017-09-25 00:15:00

We Need Your Help!

In conjunction with St Francis Parish at St. Pius X Church they will be collecting relief supplies for victims of the earthquake in Mexico Sunday Sept 24 from 5 - 7pm on 310 Westfield Drive in the church hall in the lower parking lot. They will be collecting nonperishable food items, diapers, items

PATCH - 2017-09-24 15:34:53

Small Plates, Big Welcome At Osa In Middletown

Osa, the new Middletown restaurant by Krust's Kevin Wirtes and Rich Garcia, took longer to open than expected. The owners of the wood-fired pizza and whiskey bar first announced plans for their new project with locally inspired small plates in July 2016, but various obstacles pushed the opening to A

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-25 10:56:00

Safety first: Child car seat law goes into effect Oct. 1

Among a number of other laws set to go into effect Oct. 1 is one meant to improve child safety in vehicles. The legislation increases the age and weight requirements for child safety seat usage - including requiring all children younger than 2 and weighing less than 30 pounds be in a rear-facing chi

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 00:11:58

Police issue Silver Alert for missing Oakdale man

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Oakdale man. Victor Preciado, 48, has been missing since Saturday, police say. He is described as a white male with brown hair and brown eyes, five foot six inches and 179 pounds. He was last seen wearing a white, grey and red plaid shirt, khaki shorts

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 02:21:49

Norwich bell rings to commemorate, preserve freedom

NORWICH - The Freedom Bell in downtown Norwich rang Saturday afternoon to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, which local officials said is more important than ever to remember. The ringing also coincided with the annual meeting of the New England chapt

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 22:45:04

Benedict Arnold's 'heroic leg' makes annual return to hometown

NORWICH - Benedict Arnold left Norwich at age 18 and came to be known as one of the nation's earliest and most reviled traitors. On Saturday, local officials celebrated the return of his leg to Leffingwell Museum. Every year, the New London Flock Theatre burns an effigy of the historic traitor, carr

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 22:30:42

Prineville preteen fills coveted bighorn sheep tag

BEND, Ore. (AP) - Jordan Phillips had trekked four days on foot and four-wheeler over challenging terrain in southeastern Oregon. Accompanied by her father, Matthew Kline, the 12-year-old was on her first hunt for a bighorn sheep. Jordan shouldered a 15-pound pack, along with her .257 Weatherby rifl

NEW HAVEN REGISTER - 2017-09-23 03:08:28

Federal program awards grants for drug prevention in eastern Connecticut

The federal Drug-Free Communities Support Program has awarded nearly $1.25 million in grants to programs in eastern Connecticut that work to reduce youth substance abuse, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Friday. The programs receiving grants are Ledge Light Health District, New Lond

THEDAY - 2017-09-23 00:49:00

Volunteers clean up QRiver on Saturday

SOUTHINGTON -- Judy Cooper, a kayaker and geocacher from Windsor Locks, has done enough river cleanups not to be shocked. So, when she helped pull a rusty scooter, barrel round and bicycle tire from the Quinnipiac River Saturday morning, she was not surprised. "You wonder how it got there," she sai

RECORD-JOURNAL - 2017-09-23 22:04:00

Navy Awards Electric Boat $5.1B Columbia Class Development Contract

The Navy has awarded Electric Boat a $5.1 billion contract to design the new Columbia class ballistic missile submarines, which means more hiring that will spread the wealth to other local businesses. The contract includes component and technology development and the construction of prototypes. The

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-09-23 23:00:12

Olympic Gold Medalist Remigino Focuses On 'Living In The Moment' As He Faces Pancreatic Cancer

The leaves are falling off the trees. The mornings are starting to become crisp. It's fall. It's cross country season. Betty Remigino-Knapp brought her father Lindy to his chemotherapy session Tuesday morning at St. Francis Hospital. Lindy was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last fall. He goes to c

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-24 04:00:00

Norwich Human Services, Youth and Family Services offices moving next week

Norwich - Norwich Human Services' Adult and Family Services and Youth and Family Services offices are in the process of moving and the phone systems for both will be inoperable until Wednesday. Human Services' Adult and Family Services division will move to the second floor of City Hall, across from

THEDAY - 2017-09-23 01:15:00