BREAKING NEWS: Sheldon Road Bridge CLOSED

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  Beginning Tuesday, February 2, 2016, until further notice, the Sheldon Road Bridge will be closed for safety reasons to all traffic and pedestrians. You can access Cross Road from Rte. 138 and Sheldon Circle can be accessed from Rte. 165.

Bond Commission Awards $41,558 to Griswold Schools

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It was announced Friday by Connecticut’s Department of Education Commissioner that Griswold Public Schools will receive $41,558 from the State Bond Commission, for technology grants which will enable the school district to place more computers in the classrooms. This is a portion of… Read More

Instant Relief For Sale on Craigslist

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Daniel “DJ” Guerino Demelis, of Middletown, Connecticut, placed an ad on Craigslist stating that he had “a smokeable remedy for stress” available for sale. It was posted that “instant anxiety and depression relief” was available for $420. Undercover police officers contacted Demelis through… Read More

President’s Days Observances

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In observance of President’s Day, which falls on Monday, February 15 this year, the following Town Halls will be closed: Town of Plainfield Town of Groton Town of Voluntown Town of Killingly Business will resume at the normal scheduled times on Tuesday, February… Read More

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The search for finding a permanent replacement to Paul Smith as Superintendent of Schools was confirmed.  The Griswold Board of Education will meet with Superintendent Search Consultant Elizabeth Osga on February 3rd @ 5:30 in the Superintendent’s Office. More as it becomes available

Parking Ban Suspended

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        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     WINTER STORM – PARKING BAN CANCELLATION As of 8:00 PM on Sunday, January 24, 2016 the Norwich Police Department has lifted the parking ban for the City of Norwich.

Slipping and Sliding

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Connecticut State Police report that they have responded to a total of 162 crashes, or accidents, between 5 a.m. Saturday morning and midnight. The reported crashes were all minor with the exception of a one-car crash in Willington, CT, where a car rolled… Read More

Stand Your Post

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Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, affectionately known as “The Old Guard”, the United States Army’s oldest active infantry and premier ceremonial unit, continue to stand “guard” at the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, at Arlington National Cemetery, despite the almost 18… Read More

Voluntown Town Hall Happenings

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  A Community Networking Night has been scheduled for Monday, February 1st, at 6:30PM in the Voluntown Elementary School library. Community Networking Night is an informal platform for groups and resident volunteers to get together to discuss community projects and share ideas.The first Community Networking Night was held a few years… Read More

Better Val-U Shoplifter Apprehended

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On January 22, 2016 at approximately 4:31PM, members of the Plainfield Police Department were dispatched to the Better Value Supermarket located at 657 Norwich Rd., Plainfield, CT, for a report of a male shoplifting. The accused was identified as Mark Parker (W/M DOB… Read More

City of Norwich Parking Ban

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Effective: Saturday, January 23, 2016 @ 8:00 AM Until Further notice WINTER STORM – PARKING BAN NORWICH – The Norwich Police Department reminds residents, visitors, and motorists that the City of Norwich Traffic Regulation (Sec.# 9.82) prohibits parking on the odd side of… Read More

Plainfield Parking Ban

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A Parking ban will be in effect for all public roadways in the Town of Plainfield. The parking ban will begin when one (1) inch of snow has fallen and will remain in effect until the Highway Department has cleared the roadways, as… Read More

***WINTER STORM PARKING RESTRICTIONS***

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WINTER STORMS MAY BRING NECESSARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS, PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS TO SEE IF IT APPLIES. THE REQUIREMENTS ARE OUTLINED BELOW: PARKING BAN – WINTER MONTHS PLEASE CHECK WOLVERINE RADIO ONLINE, PHONE APP OR 1690 AM FOR YOUR CONNECTION TO LOCAL INFORMATION… Read More

Infant Car Seats Recalled

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  Britax Child Safety is recalling more than 71,000 infant car seats because the carrying handles can break. The recall covers the B-Safe 35, the B-Safe 35 Elite and the B-Safe 35 Travel System made from Oct. 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015.… Read More

Clearing The Snow Safely

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With the threat of snow this weekend, the proper care must be taken when shoveling and snow blowing to avoid back and other injuries. Shoveling snow is an extremely physical activity which puts a lot of stress on your body. A great deal… Read More

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  Members of the Plainfield Police Department and Moosup Fire Department responded to the report of a one car versus utility pole accident on 1/20/16 at approximately 7:18pm, on Main St. in the Moosup section of Plainfield. Initial investigation determined that Leo Landry,… Read More

Reckless Driving In Plainfield

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On January 16, 2016 at approximately 12:17 PM, the Plainfield Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a red colored vehicle driving erratically, striking multiple objects on the roadside as it was traveling southbound on Norwich Road near its intersection with Lathrop Road.… Read More