Medical Marijuana for Children

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A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut’s medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle. The Senate late Friday voted 23-11 in favor of the bill, which already passed in the House of Representatives. It… Read More

Nissan Recalls 4 Million Cars

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4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities. Nissan North America, Inc. announced that 3.2 million cars may have a problem… Read More

Potential Criminal Activity at Plainfield High School

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In a press release from the Plainfield Police Department.. On April 27th, the Plainfield Police Department was notified by Plainfield Public School Administration of a potential criminal incident that occurred outside of Plainfield Schools and outside of school activities. During the investigation information… Read More

Plainfield School Administrator Placed On Leave

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The Plainfield Police Department was notified of a criminal incident which had occurred outside of Plainfield schools, and during the course of their investigation, another incident between the student and the faculty member took place. After the second incident, the Plainfield Superintendent of… Read More

$12 an Hour Minimum Wage Sought

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Connecticut’s Democratic senators are proposing to increase the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020. The senators proposed the change as part of a late-session amendment Thursday evening. Connecticut just raised the minimum wage to $9.60 an hour this year, a… Read More

Malloy + Connecticut Legislature = IMPASSE

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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy says he absolutely, will not, sign a budget passed by the Democratic controlled legislature that wasn’t negotiated with his office. Malloy stated that he will veto whatever the General Assembly passes before the session ends May 4 and… Read More

Use Of Social Media Leads To Arrest

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Law enforcement personnel throughout the state have been receiving frequent complaints from citizens about reckless motorcycle and ATV riders on our highways and local roads. Unfortunately, many times the offenders are gone before the Troopers arrive on scene. However, Troopers are now using… Read More

Motorcycle Accident In Plainfield

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On April 27, 2016 at approximately 5:23 P.M., Officers from the Plainfield Police Department responded to a motorcycle accident located on Canterbury Road. Kevin White (7-2-1962) was operating his 2007 Harley-Davidson motorcycle with passenger, Christine Matton (4-14-1967), traveling eastbound on Canterbury Road. The… Read More

State Layoff Totals Mounting

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The current amount of layoff notices given to Connecticut state workers continues to grow by the day. 28 employees from the Department of Corrections and eight from the Department of Mental Health were given layoff notices yesterday. Just after 4:00 p.m.today, fourteen employees… Read More

Budget Vote To Be Delayed In Griswold

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There is a lot of uncertainty right now over the Town and Education budget here in Griswold, especially after the latest turn of events in the state’s capitol and Gov. Malloy’s newly proposed budget.  Malloy’s budget would shortchange Griswold this year in revenue… Read More

AT&T To Offer Internet for As Low As $5 a Month

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AT&T will start offering discounted internet access to homes and families where at least one person receives food stamps, or SNAP benefits, for as low at $5 a month. The program is to help close the so-called “digital divide” for families who would… Read More

Car Strikes Sam’s Food Stores

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On 04/25/2016 at approximately 5:33 p.m. the Plainfield Police Department responded to a car versus building motor vehicle accident that occurred at Sam’s Food Stores at 518 Norwich Road Plainfield, CT. The operator of a black 2001 Acura 3.2cl, John Santos (DOB 08/28/1975… Read More

TRAFFIC STOP NETS CREDIT CARD FRAUD ARREST

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Yesterday at approximately 4pm, a Trooper from Troop C observed a blue BMW driving erratically and speeding as well as changing lanes without signalling. Upon stopping the vehicle , Troopers observed several indicators of criminal activity and neither of the occupants had photo… Read More

Voluntown Eliminating Positions and Reducing Hours

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Effective May 6th, the Voluntown Town Hall will no longer be open for services on Fridays. This is being done as Voluntown is looking to ways to cut costs. They have also announced they not be filling the vacant “assistant assessor” position, a… Read More

Connecticut Budget Deficit Is 62% Higher Than Projected

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Connecticut’s budget deficit sits at $922 million, which is 62-percent higher than the original $570 million estimate projected in January. Democratic legislative leaders are hoping to vote in the coming days on a revised Connecticut budget for the next fiscal year. The Connecticut… Read More

Bring Your Child To Work Day

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This Thursday, April 28, 2016, millions of workplaces, employees, parents and children will celebrate the 23rd year anniversary of the Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day program. The Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work program was started to encourage girls… Read More

Killingly Wants To Extinguish The Smoking Lamp

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After a fire at the Maple Court apartments in Killingly in February, the Killingly Housing Authority proposed that smoking be prohibited at two elderly and disabled housing complexes in Killingly, the Maple Court and Birchwood Terrace complexes. This week the housing authority is… Read More