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Madison Residents Seeking Fracking Ban

MADISON, CT - A group of concerned Madison residents attended the Dec. 4th meeting of the Board of Selectmen to urge the board to get behind a growing movement in towns in Connecticut to ban fracking. Fracking is a method of extracting natural gas from deep in the ground by injecting a mixture of wa

PATCH - 2017-12-18 14:09:32

Restaurant Road Trip: "Moxie" in Madison, CT - A Modern Shoreline Eatery

MADISON, Conn. (WTNH) - This week on Restaurant Road Trip, Chef Plum is taking you on a culinary adventure to Madison, CT. "Moxie" is a modern shoreline eatery, serving up eclectic entrees with a vibrant dining atmosphere. Chef Plum caught up with Moxie General Manager, Karen Weiler to get the scoop


Stretch Your Dollar: Tips for hiring someone to clear the snow

(WTNH / Tina Detelj) (WTNH)- We've already seen some snow this season and we all know a lot more of it is on the way. We're stretching your dollar with what you need to consider as you hire someone to clear the snow. Ready or not, old man winter is on the way. Before the snow really starts to pile

WTNH.COM - 2017-12-18 13:18:10

Clinton Admin Named 2018 Elementary Asst Principal of the Year

Joseph Macrino, assistant principal of Lewin G. Joel School in Clinton, has been named the 2018 CAS Elementary School Assistant Principal of the Year by the Connecticut Association of Schools. Superintendent Maryann O'Donnell describes him as an "intelligent, articulate, passionate, student-centered

PATCH - 2017-12-18 14:14:20

Guilford's Top Cop Agrees To Contract Extension

GUILFORD, CT - The Board of Police Commissioners has unanimously voted to offer the town's current top cop, Jeff Hutchinson, a new, three-year contract extension. That contract offer will be formally proposed to the Board of Selectmen at Monday's meeting, Police Commission Chairman Mike Mikolay said

PATCH - 2017-12-18 14:03:54

Will Coastal Issues Become a Key POCD Topic?

People will have another opportunity to make suggestions and ask questions about the update of the Plan of Conservation and Development (POCD) before the draft is compiled. In addition, a recent request centers on adding coastal issues to the topics of conservation, development and infrastructure. A

NEW HAVEN INDEPENDENT - 2017-12-18 12:07:58

PURA sets hearings for Eversource rate increase

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority has set a series of public hearings on Eversource Energy's request for an average 9.82 percent rate hike on Connecticut customers' electric bills starting in May. Four hearings are scheduled on the proposed rate increase that the utility projects would add $

JOURNAL INQUIRER - 2017-12-18 16:30:00

Blackstone to Request Renovation Dollars from Finance Board

The Blackstone Library renovation project will be heard by the Board of Finance Monday night, and likely come to a vote. The overall cost of the project comes in at 5.245 million, however, the Blackstone already has $1 million grant from the state and expects to contribute another $800,000 raised th

BRANFORDSEVEN.COM - 2017-12-18 16:19:00

UPDATED: Man dies from stab wound in New London

New London - One man is dead after a police say they responded to a report of a person with a stab wound on Grand Street Sunday afternoon. New London police were gathered outside 22 Grand Street and were interviewing people about the incident. Police said the man was taken to Lawrence + Memorial whe

THEDAY - 2017-12-17 23:46:00

Fatal Stabbing In New London, 3rd Homicide In 8 Days: Report

NEW LONDON, CT - For the third time in less than two weeks violence has erupted in New London as a person was stabbed to death Sunday afternoon. The New London Day reports that the stabbing occurred on Grand Street around 2:30 p.m. Mayor Michael Passero went to the scene, the Day reported. No other

PATCH - 2017-12-17 21:41:27

27-year-old man stabbed to death in New London

Police say Travon Brown was found stabbed inside a home Sunday afternoon and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators have not released any information on motive or possible suspects. Two people were killed in New London last weekend. Police say 49-year-old Robert Pomerleau w


UPDATED: 27-year-old man fatally stabbed in New London

New London - A 27-year-old man is dead after a police say he was stabbed Sunday afternoon on Grand Street. Police found Travon Brown suffering from stab wounds on Sunday about 2:30 p.m. in a house near the intersection of Grand Street and Elm Street. Emergency personnel took Brown to Lawrence + Memo

THEDAY - 2017-12-17 23:59:59

Police investigating fatal stabbing in New London

NEW LONDON - Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took the life of a man Sunday. Police issued a statement that said: The New London Police Dept. is actively investigating a stabbing incident which occurred at a residence in the area of Grand St. and Elm St., New London, CT. The male victi

FOX61.COM - 2017-12-17 23:02:52

New London police investigating fatal stabbing

- FILE - New London police car (WTNH / Tina Detelj) NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) - Officials are investigating a fatal stabbing in New London on Sunday. Police say the incident took place at a home in the area of Grand Street and Elm Street. Authorities tell News 8 the male victim was transported to a

WTNH.COM - 2017-12-17 22:54:04

Fire leads to evacuation of floor in Foxwoods tower

(WTNH/ Tina Detelj) MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (WTNH)- A fire resulted in an evacuation at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket on Monday morning. At around 11 a.m., a fire broke out on the 21st floor of the Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods. Firefighters responded to the scene and the blaze was quick

WTNH.COM - 2017-12-18 18:26:09

Police Identify Victim In Fatal New London Stabbing: PD

NEW LONDON, CT - Police have identified the victim in a fatal stabbing that occurred Sunday afternoon in New London. The incident was the city's third homicide to occur in less than two weeks, according to police. Police said the deceased victim was identified as Travon Brown, 27, of New London. Pol

PATCH - 2017-12-18 14:56:02

When St. Tammany Parish became a health resort

The Times-Picayune is marking the tricentennial of New Orleans with its ongoing 300 for 300 project, running through 2018 and highlighting the moments and people that connect and inspire us. Today, the series continues with the 1887 start of train service between New Orleans and Abita Springs, openi

NOLA.COM - 2017-12-17 11:00:01

Ex-N.O. scout leader, teacher guilty in North Shore sex crime trial

A St. Tammany Parish jury took less than an hour Friday evening (Dec. 15) to convict former New Orleans scout leader and teacher Dennis Mischler of sexually abusing a young family member and possessing child pornography at his home near Covington. Mischler, 65, who had steadfastly maintained his inn


Jury deliberating in sex crime case against ex-N.O. teacher, scout leader

The fate of former New Orleans teacher and scout leader Dennis Mischler was placed in the hands of a jury late Friday afternoon (Dec. 15) in Covington on the fifth day of Mischler's trial for alleged child molestation and possession of child pornography. The jury of nine women and three men began de


Joe Brister, husband of St. Tammany parish president Pat Brister, dies at 84

Joseph Brister Jr., a retired businessman and husband of St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister, died Thursday (Dec. 14) in Covington after a long illness. He was 84. The parish government sent out a brief email Friday morning to local officials notifying them of Mr. Brister's death. No further in