CADCA Applauds Walgreens for its Rx Take-Back Initiative

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CADCA commends Walgreens for its commitment to install secure collection bins for unused, unwanted and/or expired prescription drugs in their stores. “On behalf of our organization and our 5,000 coalitions nationwide, CADCA applauds Walgreens, one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains, for the launch of… Read More

Ethics Vacancy: Griswold

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Any Jewett City/Griswold resident interested in serving as an alternate on the Town of Griswold Ethics Commission should submit a letter of interest to Kevin Skulczyck, First Selectman, 28 Main St. Jewett City, CT 06351 or selectmensassistant@griswold-ct.org. According to membership guidelines the new… Read More

Norwich School Budget Increase

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Norwich Schools superintendent Abby Doliver, released the school budget for the 2016-17 school year. The budget of $79.3 million includes a 4.53 percent jump from last year, and accounts for contracted benefits payments and tuition increases. The proposed budget has taken into account… Read More

NARC ARREST IN DANIELSON

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Danielson, CT (February 9, 2016): State Troopers from the Connecticut State Police Troop D-Danielson Quality of Life Task Force made narcotics arrest stemming from a November 2015 investigation. On November 30, 2015 at approximately 5:50 pm, Troopers from the Troop D Quality of… Read More

State Police Detectives Investigate Colchester Bank Robbery

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State Police Detectives from Eastern District Major Crime (EDMC) are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the United Bank in Colchester. On February 8, 2016 at approximately 3:30 p.m., Troopers from Troop K-Colchester responded to the United Bank, 99 Linwood Avenue in… Read More

***MEETING CANCELLATIONS***

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Meetings that were scheduled for this evening, have been cancelled.  They are the folowing: 6:00pm – Board Of Education – Griswold Middle School Media Center, Slater Ave, Jewett City 6:30pm – Planning and Zoning – Downstairs Meeting Room ,Town Hall, 28 Main St,… Read More

Griswold Warming Center

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  From: the Office of the First Selectmen   Due to the many power outages in the town of Griswold, we have opened a warming center at the Griswold Fire House located on Rte. 138. The warming center is currently open and will… Read More

Superbowl Sunday: A Message from CT State Police

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Connecticut State Troopers across the state prepare for Super Bowl Sunday, which is one of the biggest and most entertaining national sporting events in the United States. On Sunday, February 7, 2016, friends and families will gather to watch the “big game”, and… Read More

Voluntown Transfer Station CLOSED

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Town of Voluntown Seal

THE VOLUNTOWN/STERLING TRANSFER STATION WILL BE CLOSING AT 11:00 A.M. TODAY DUE TO THE SNOWSTORM. THE TRANSFER STATION WILL RE-OPEN ON SATURDAY AT 7:00 A.M.

Parking Ban During Friday Snowstorm

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  There will be a parking ban going into effect for Jewett City/Griswold at midnight and lasting through the duration of the storm per the public works department.   Check back for updates as they come!

Make Way For The Schaghticoke Tribal Nation

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The joint venture by the Mohegan Sun and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to build a third casino has been postponed. The Connecticut Secretary of State’s Office gave approval to the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation that they will be the Indian Nation to construct… Read More

State Police Nab Narcotics Suspect

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  State Troopers from Troop E-Montville arrested a Willimantic man Tuesday for narcotics following a five-mile K-9 track. The accused, Quinton Rosario (D.O.B. 12/4/1995) of 50 Cherry Lane, Willimantic, was traveling on Route 2 in Norwich at approximately 5:00 p.m. on February 2,… Read More

Ways to Avoid Work…. While at WORK

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As heard on the Wake Up this morning on Wolverine Radio.  Enjoy!   1.  Contemplate eating food and having a coffee. Thinking about eating and having a coffee help to avoid any form of productivity as your mind becomes consumed with thoughts of… Read More

Suspected Bank Robber Pleads Not Guilty

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Jason Loyd, 39, of Rhode Island, was extradited to Connecticut on Tuesday, and was arraigned in Danielson Superior Court on charges of second-degree robbery and second-degree larceny. According to the arrest warrant, Loyd walked into the Dayville Branch of Jewett City Savings Bank… Read More

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.