Arriaga To Replace Retiring Surprenant As Police Chief

Posted by & filed under News.

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

Posted by & filed under News.

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

Posted by & filed under Covid-19 News Updates, News.

(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

Posted by & filed under News.

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

Posted by & filed under News.

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

Posted by & filed under News.

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

Attawaugan Woman Killed in One Car Roll Over

Posted by & filed under News.

On June 5, 2020 at approximately 10:39 P.M. members of the Plainfield Police Department, Atwood Hose Fire Department, and American Legion Ambulance responded to a one car motor vehicle crash on Green Hollow Road in the Wauregan section of Plainfield, Connecticut. Upon arrival… Read More

Bomb Threat Diffused At Lisbon Landing

Posted by & filed under News.

After 6 PM on June 2, 2020, a bomb threat was called into Connecticut State Police for Walmart at Lisbon Landing.  Roughly 15 Connecticut State Troopers all converged on the call and the scene was secured including the entrance to the entire shopping… Read More

Norwich Police Investigating Untimely Death

Posted by & filed under News.

On May 29, 2020 at approximately 6:58 a.m., the Norwich Police Department Patrol and Detective Division responded to a residence on Boswell Ave, Norwich CT, for an unresponsive male at that location. Upon arrival, a male subject was pronounced deceased. This is an… Read More

Virus or No Virus, The 18th District Senate Seat In Connecticut Is Starting To Get To a Fever Pitch – RTC Chairs Blast Statchen

Posted by & filed under News.

GROTON – The Republican Town Committee (RTC) chairmen for all eight towns in Connecticut’s 18th state senate district issued a joint statement Thursday slamming Democratic candidate Bob Statchen for disgraceful comments made about incumbent Senator Heather Somers and demanding the previously failed candidate… Read More

Connecticut Coronavirus Death Total Over 1400

Posted by & filed under News.

The new stats are out regarding COVID-19 in Connecticut and the death toll had climbed over 1400 (1423).  An additional 92 residents were added to the death total for Tuesday.  In our area, the numbers are still relatively low with New London county… Read More