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Plainfield first selectman field sees more changes

PLAINFIELD - The Plainfield slate of candidates for the November first selectman race seems to be subject to change on a weekly basis. On Monday, Hector Rodriguez, who lost a Democratic primary earlier this month, withdrew from the race, according to the Town Clerk's Office. Rodriguez's decision cam

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 21:06:46

Plainfield man charged with disorderly conduct

PLAINFIELD: A Plainfield man was taken into custody Saturday on an active arrest warrant, police say. According to a police report, Kyle Ravenelle, 24, of 2 Judy Lane in Plainfield, was arrested for first-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Police say Ravenelle was released on $10,000 b

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 18:20:01

2nd defendant in Plainfield dog mauling case prepared to pay fine

DANIELSON - A co-defendant in a 2014 Plainfield dog mauling case next month is expected to accept a deal which would require him to pay a $115 fine for his role in the incident that left a Canterbury woman severely injured. Attorney Matthew Davis today in Danielson Superior Court was prepared to ent

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 17:29:58

Bikers Come Out In Force For Jewett City Bike Night

Motorcycle-themed revelry sprawled across the center of Jewett City, on Sept. 7, as the borough's second annual Bike Night spilled off Main Street into adjacent parking lots and side streets. "I'm just blown away by how many people showed up," said Terry Sumner, who first organized the event last ye

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 14:04:00

LIVE: American Idol's Maroulis on Latest Role, EVITA at North Shore Music Theater

Constantine Maroulis American Idol rocker Constantine Maroulis says he's always had a love for musical theater, and after the whirlwind of buzz from his Idol experience, an opportunity to be in a (then) new Broadway show, "Rock of Ages", earned him a TONY nomination and helped propel his career to

GOLOCALPROV - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Paul Rogers: Bring tropical plants out of the cold

"How soon must I bring in my tropical plants that I wish to save for the winter?" Now that the night temperatures are below 50 degrees, it would be well to move those plants indoor without delay. Temperatures of 50 degrees and below are cold for tropical plants. Plants that are growing in the garden

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Rebecca Moran Adds Charcoal To Her Repertoire

Artist Rebecca Moran hosted a charcoal "painting" demonstration at the Silver Circle Gallery in Putnam, on Sept. 1. Pages of charcoal studies lay spread out on a table inside the gallery. There were sticks of charcoal, erasers, paper towels, and a can of workable Fixatif. Behind the table were five

HARTFORD COURANT - 2017-09-20 14:09:36

Endangered beetle search costs Preston $25,000

PRESTON - A species of endangered beetle that has never been seen in Preston is costing the town a cool $25,000. That's because the town's Preston Redevelopment Agency has had to pay for an environmental engineering study of land at the former Norwich State Hospital property as part of efforts to cl

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 02:58:39

Backus to fill pain clinic vacancy but faces shortage of specialists

Norwich - Backus Hospital leaders are working to hire a replacement for the doctor at a hospital pain management clinic on Salem Turnpike, but a nationwide shortage of pain specialists could mean a delay. Dr. Edward Hargus, the primary physician at the clinic, retired recently, leaving the 150-patie

THEDAY - 2017-09-21 01:48:00

Middletown charity gala to benefit K9 unit, Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation

MIDDLETOWN - Mira Alicki is a self-confessed animal freak. In fact, customers of the downtown shop she owns, Mira's Jewelry Designs at 476 Main St., so loved her German Shepherd Amber, who she often brought to work, that many would stop in - not looking for a custom-made piece or repair, but on a so

MIDDLETOWN PRESS - 2017-09-20 23:18:11

Three Rivers Community College to host forum

A free forum titled "Is Hatred and Violence the New Norm in American Society?" will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 26 and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich. A free forum titled "Is Hatred and Violence the New Norm in American Society?

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-20 19:31:56

Council passes resolution opposing Hope Mill project

SCITUATE - With only three councilors casting a vote, the Town Council passed a resolution opposing the development of the Hope Mill as currently proposed by Paramount Development Group in a Sept. 14 meeting. Town Council President John Mahoney said that while he supports development at the site, "i

VALLEY BREEZE - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Hopedale selectmen talk options for marijuana referendum

HOPEDALE - Though selectmen still have time ahead of a planned vote on whether Hopedale should ban recreational marijuana businesses, they have begun discussing what prohibitions the town could consider. With a similar vote in Milford this week where residents backed a ban on shops and testing and g

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:33:54

Two Norwich residents face narcotics charges

NORWICH - Two Norwich residents, including a man accused of leading city police on a motor vehicle chase in July, face multiple drug-related charges. On Wednesday, Norwich officers said they saw 31-year-old David Matthews, of 29 Oakridge St., selling narcotics in Norwich. Police said Matthews' girlf

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-21 00:37:12

Two facing narcotics charges in Norwich

David Matthews (left) and Barbara Corcoran (right) (Photo: Norwich Police Department) NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) - Two people in Norwich are facing charges after police say they located them during an active narcotics sale on Wednesday. According to police, officers located 35-year-old David Matthews a

WTNH.COM - 2017-09-21 00:13:18

Norwich health center awarded grants to combat opioid crisis

Norwich - United Community & Family Services last week was named one of 16 centers statewide and more than 1,100 nationwide to receive federal funding made available as the country's opioid crisis worsens. In total, the Health Resources and Services Administration, a branch of the Department of Heal

THEDAY - 2017-09-20 21:24:00

Connecticut man killed in Coventry motorcycle crash

COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI) - Coventry police on Monday identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash that happened over the weekend. Dennis Charpentier, 46, of Hampton, Connecticut, was driving his motorcycle on Flat River Road at Gillespie Court just before 3 p.m. Saturday when the crash occurred. P

WPRI - 2017-09-18 21:15:28

List of Emmy Award winners

List of winners of the annual Emmy Awards, announced Sunday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Drama Series: "The Handmaid's Tale." Directing, Drama: Reed Morano, "The Handmaid's Tale." Actor, Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, "This is Us." Actress, Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss, "The H


Moosup Elementary parking reconfiguration thrills parents, staff

PLAINFIELD - A reconfigured parking and student drop-off area at Moosup Elementary School is drawing raves from staff, administrators and parents less than a month into the new school year. For years, town and school officials, as well as nearby homeowners and frustrated parents, had raised concerns

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-19 18:23:33

Day Kimball Medical Group earns award

The Day Kimball Medical Group pediatrics practice in Plainfield has been recognized by the Connecticut Department of Public Health with an award for achieving a 95 percent rate of immunization for the department's latest statewide reporting period. The Day Kimball Medical Group pediatrics practice i

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-09-19 21:00:00