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.
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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!
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
From: the Office of the First Selectmen, 860-376-7060, ext 201 As First Selectman of the Town of Griswold, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Congressman Courtney for the introduction of his bill, the Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Emergency… Read More
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
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
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
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.
The town of Voluntown wants to help you reduce your energy costs this winter. They’ve partnered with Eversource to bring you Energize Connecticut℠ programs and solutions so you can stay warm while saving money on energy bills. Plus, your participation makes… Read More
On Monday February 1, 2016 at approximately 9:09 A.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested Robert Barnhart (31 y/o W/M), of Danielson for the charges of Sexual Assault in the 1st degree, Sexual Assault in the 2nd Degree, and 2 counts of Risk of… Read More
State Police today arrested a suspect in the robbery of a Dayville bank last week. On Friday, January 29, 2016, at approximately 10:05 a.m., Troopers responded to the Jewett City Savings Bank located at 560 Hartford Turnpike in Dayville for a… Read More
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
State Representative Paul Brycki (D-45) welcomed the approval of state bond funding of $2 million to United Community and Family Services (UCFS). This $2 million comes on top of the nearly $2 million UCFS also received in January 2015. These additional funds will… Read More
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
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
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
It’s almost budget time again and Interim Superintendent Sue Rourke has presented her proposed budget to the board. This years proposal includes an increase of 2.87% which is more than twice the increase of the 1.35% increase from last year. Although Rourke opened… Read More
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.
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
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
It’s good to be thinking about filing your taxes as early as possible but don’t hand your hard-earned money over just yet, because some of you may be able to get them done for free. Everybody likes free, and now a program to… Read More
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
As of 3:30 PM…. 1/23/16 Walmart is NOT closing Better Val-U is open until 9pm Rite Aid Pharmacy is closing at 6pm, Drive Thru 5:45, and General Store at 9pm Parking bans are in effect for the Towns of Griswold, Plainfield, and Norwich… Read More
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