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.

Bond Commission Awards $41,558 to Griswold Schools

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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

Instant Relief For Sale on Craigslist

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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

President’s Days Observances

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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

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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

Parking Ban Suspended

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        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.

Slipping and Sliding

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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

Stand Your Post

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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

Voluntown Town Hall Happenings

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  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

Better Val-U Shoplifter Apprehended

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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