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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

Norwich man accused of sex assault may get offer next month

NEW LONDON -- An offer from the state is expected next month for a Norwich man accused of sexual assault and violating his probation. Peter Gonzalez, 45, of 107 Elizabeth St., who has multiple charges dating back to 2008, had his case continued Thursday at New London Superior Court. Gonzales is char

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-16 21:32:22

Norwich man accused in 2016 beating ordered to drug treatment

NEW LONDON -- A Norwich man charged with assault and drug possession was ordered Wednesday to undergo substance abuse treatment at his court appearance. New London Superior Court Judge Hillary Strackbein told 37-year-old Wellington Griffin, of 252 Prospect St., to cooperate with treatment for his dr

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-16 19:21:54

Resolution of case possible for Norwich woman accused of setting fire to building

NEW LONDON - The case of a Norwich woman who faces charges of reckless burning and violation of probation was continued Thursday at New London Superior Court. The attorney of Denise Djedje told New London Superior Court Judge Hillary Strackbein that they agreed to have a resolution in the case, whic

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-16 23:08:18

Letter: Norwich needs to take care of its police department

Hear we go again. The volunteer fire departments come running to the city saying we need new trucks and radios. The city says no problem we'll put it out to referendum. How much did you say over $800,000? Did the city ever ask the volunteers why they need new trucks? We have a police department tha

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Norwich Tech teens learn: Choices do matter

NORWICH - Olivia Lopez was all over the road Thursday morning, dodging on-coming traffic for about 15 seconds before crashing into a street light. Then the 15-year-old Norwich Tech sophomore stepped away from the distracted driving simulator. Lesson learned. "That was really hard," Lopez said. "I wa

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-16 21:12:25

Norwich assault suspect told to 'stay good'

NEW LONDON - A Norwich man with charges related to an assault and a robbery presented a good report and an electrician certificate during his court appearance Friday. New London Superior Court Judge Hillary Strackbein told Rohan Hanson, 21, of 483 Boswell Ave., to "stay good." Hanson's lawyer said H

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-17 22:32:27

Silver Alert issued for missing Norwich teen

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Norwich teen. John Moleon, 17, has been missing since November 8, police say. He is described as having black hair and brown eyes, five foot six inches and 155 pounds. Police say he was last seen wearing a black jacket and blue jeans, and may be drivin

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-11-17 14:33:11

Free admission at LI state parks on Black Friday, Cuomo says

Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River is free to the public on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Photo Credit: Randee Daddona Making it easier for New Yorkers to burn off calorie-rich Thanksgiving dinners, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Friday said all state parks will let visitors in for free on the day after th

NEWSDAY - 2017-11-17 20:58:00

Avon Retreat Features Plenty of Water Views

AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details: AVON, CT - Some of the best water views in Avon are featured in a new listing. Check out the details:

PATCH - 2017-11-17 06:06:05

Avon Student Donates to Tunxis Food Pantry

Tunxis Community College's food pantry received a special donation from an Avon third-grader on Nov. 13. For her ninth birthday, Emily Lamar asked her fellow students to bring food donations to her celebration instead of gifts. Her classmates from Roaring Brook School joined her for a party at a tr

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-16 19:25:19

Avon Native Returns to Lead Community Relations at River Ridge

AVON, CT - After leaving Avon 40 years ago, Carol Sikora has returned home to be a resource for families and local seniors considering a move into River Ridge at Avon, a Benchmark Senior Living Community. "Coming back to Avon and reconnecting with 'Avonites' has been a joy," Sikora said. Born and

PATCH - 2017-11-16 14:50:57

Avon Residents Criticize Affordable Housing Plan

Residents of Sylvan Street criticized plans for an affordable housing development there during a hearing Tuesday, saying it packs too many homes into the small neighborhood and would ruin the area. Mannarino Builders of South Windsor wants to construct 28 houses on 6.7 acres off Sylvan Street, which


Click It or Ticket Program to Be Enforced in Avon

AVON, CT - With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, Connecticut's law enforcement agencies will be promoting safe driving and increased protection of all motorists. Law enforcement officials will be out on Connecticut's roads, enforcing the state's Occupant Protection laws and issuing citations to


Hartford Man Gets 50 Years For Murder He Tried To Make Look Like Suicide

A Hartford man who smoked PCP with one of his drug customers and then fired a bullet into her forehead in March 2015 was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison. In September, a Hartford Superior Court jury took two and a half hours to convict Anthony Pernell, 40, of murder in the killing of Lilliana

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-11-17 17:20:00

Your (Jewish) Hit Parade!

On Sunday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m., Beth El Temple in West Hartford will rock out with a concert called, appropriately enough, "Rock of Ages." The evening will feature the Beethoven Violin Concerto and Artie Shaw's Clarinet Concerto - and a "Tribute to Rock and Roll," in celebration of the 50th anniversary

JEWISH LEDGER - 2017-11-16 17:05:43

Winds Brings Down Trees, Power Out for 1,400

There are more than 1,400 power outages as trees and wires come down in parts of Connecticut on this windy morning. Winds are gusting up to 30 to 35 miles per hour and Eversource is reporting 1,401 power outages. Most of them are in Avon, but there are also outages in Farmington, New Hartford, Simsb

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-17 12:09:33

Coach injured in wreck; Thursday games cancelled

Tonight's basketball games between WCHS and Northeast Jones have been cancelled after a Lady War Eagle assistant basketball coach suffered major injuries in a Thursday morning accident. Danielle Haney was involved in an accident either on or near Buck Pugh Road around 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning. T

THEWAYNECOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 08:00:00

Law enforcement reports: Nov. 13-14

The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 6 a.m. Monday and 6 a.m. Tuesday: Felon in possession of a firearm - Jacarus DeShawn Goodwin, 23, 3101 36th Ave., Meridian. Contempt of court - Matthew Antonio Scott, 25, 299 Glenn Ave., Quitman. Failure to register as a sex of


Quitman students learn about making good choices

The challenges children face have changed since Frankie Johnson was in school, so he developed 'I Got You', a program dedicated to addressing the problems teenagers face. "It's a program for teenagers to help them develop healthy coping skills," Johnson said during a presentation to Quitman Junior

MERIDIAN STAR - 2017-11-16 20:15:00