Killingly Residents Must Request Refunds

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Killingly residents who overpay their tax bills must now request refunds from the Town of Killingly. Killingly has ceased automatically sending out checks for over-payments of less than $5. Taxpayers tend to round up the amount of their payments to the next higher… Read More

Pine Road Fire Causes Extensive Damage

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A fire was reported around 4 p.m. Monday at 85 Pine Rd. in Griswold. Firefighters from Griswold, Jewett City and Voluntown were able to extinguish the fire by 4:30 p.m., but not before extensive damage occurred to the side of the home. American… Read More

The Answer is “Williams School in New London”

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The question is “Where does Cory Harris, first match winner on the Jeopardy Teachers Tournament teach”? Cory Harris, who won his first match on Friday, now advances to the semifinals of the 2016 Jeopardy Teachers Tournament, to be held on Wednesday. Harris, a… Read More

Lawsuits Flying Between North Carolina and The U.S.

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North Carolina, which enacted HB2 in March, requires people to use bathrooms that correspond to the gender on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity. The United States Department of Justice sent a letter to Pat McCrory, the governor of North Carolina,… Read More

No More Rings and Things in Cracker Jack Boxes

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It’s the end of an era. The chance of finding a toy or something greater in the boxes of Cracker Jacks has been enlightening children and others for almost 120 years. Frito-Lay announced Thursday that the iconic prize found in a box of… Read More

Killingly Budget Vote to be Held on Tuesday

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Killingly residents will go to the polls on Tuesday to decide whether or not to approve the proposed 2016-17 general government and Board of Education budgets which represent a zero mill-rate increase. Killingly recently amended the $14.65 million general government spending plan to… Read More

Calling it Quits After a 33 Year Marriage

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They were married on Independence Day 1982, but the 33 year marriage of 67-year-old Ozzy and 63-year-old Sharon Osbourne is now over. Ozzy, who rose to fame with the band Black Sabbath, met Sharon in the early 70’s. She later went on to… Read More

UCONN Sets Record For Admissions

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The University of Connecticut has received almost 36,000 applications from students who want to be a part of “The Class of 2020”. Slightly more than 10% of the applicants will receive the “You’re accepted” paperwork in the mail. UConn has approximately 3,800 spots… Read More

Shared Facebook Post Helps to Save a Life

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Reese Baker is a seven year old girl who was diagnosed with B-cell Acute lymphoblastic leukemia last October. Having a child with this disease, the family wanted to inform everyone about Reese. Reese’s mom Lisa, took to her Facebook page and shared all… Read More

Layoff Totals Continue to Grow

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Connecticut’s judicial branch announced Thursday they have begun delivering an additional 113 pink slips to workers, bringing the total layoffs for the Connecticut Judicial system to 239. This second round of layoffs may not be the last, as the final total of laid… Read More

Plainfield Corn Hole Fundraiser

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Plainfield Town Hall Lions Park will be the site of a corn hole tournament at 10 a.m. on ay 22nd. The tournament is being led by Plainfield High School junion Abby Burdick, whose intent is to raise money in order to provide access… Read More

Griswold One of Two Finalists for Firearms Training Facility

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Connecticut State officials have narrowed their choice for the proposed firearms training facility to two towns, Griswold and Sprague. The final sites under consideration are Lee Road in Griswold and Westminster Road in Sprague. Both sites have been chosen due to their relative… Read More

The Goats Are Coming To Norwich

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The Hartford Yard Goats, the double-A minor league affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, will be playing their home games at Dodd Stadium in Norwich for the month of May. Dodd Stadium, the home to the Connecticut Tigers, a Class-A affiliate of the The… Read More

E-Cigarettes Now Regulated

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it will regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, among others. Until now, the FDA could only regulate cigarettes, cigarette-related products and smokeless tobacco