Arriaga To Replace Retiring Surprenant As Police Chief

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After 25 years of service with the Plainfield Police Department, Chief of Police, Michael G. Surprenant, announced his retirement from the department effective January 31, 2021.  The Plainfield Police Commission stated during the meeting on 12/22/20 that it “comes as no surprise” and… Read More

Bookwell Travel Founder to Run from Mystic to Griswold to Replenish Food Bank

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Mystic, Conn. (December 30, 2020) – On Friday, January 1st, 2021, at 12:01 a.m. Bookwell Travel founder Brian Gates will run for 12 hours, starting in Mystic, continuing through Sterling and finishing at the Old Pachaug Town Hall at 879 Voluntown Road in Griswold, to replenish the food bank’s supply of meals and raise awareness of the worsening… Read More

Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Vaccine Distribution Plan To Begin

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(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the Connecticut COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Group’s Science Subcommittee has submitted recommendations to him that the state’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan start at the earliest opportunity. The recommendation comes after the subcommittee reviewed all available scientific and trial… Read More

Sterling Man Gets Pot Sniffed Out By Plainfield K-9

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On December 8, 2020 at approximately 10:44 P.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested 42 year old Tobi Long of Sterling. While conducting traffic enforcement in the area of Main Street in Central Village an Officer observed a red Ford Fusion traveling southbound cross… Read More

Latest Connecticut COVID-19 Data For 12/7/20

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Here is the latest COVID-19 data from the State of Connecticut, 12/07/20 Measure Total ChangeDirection Change COVID-19 Cases (confirmed and probable) 135,844 + 8,129 COVID-19 Tests Reported (molecular and antigen) 3,536,988 + 123,021 Daily Test Positivity* 6.61% Patients Currently Hospitalized with COVID-19 1,183… Read More

Candelora Appoints Dauphinais to Committee on Children Leadership Post

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HARTFORD—On Friday, House Republican Leader-elect Vincent Candelora announced his appointment of State Representative Anne Dauphinais as Ranking Member of the legislature’s Committee on Children. “Anne Dauphinais is a competent, caring legislator whose passion for doing what’s right embodies her work. This committee tackles issues of significant importance to… Read More