Plainfield Parking Ban

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A Parking ban will be in effect for all public roadways in the Town of Plainfield. The parking ban will begin when one (1) inch of snow has fallen and will remain in effect until the Highway Department has cleared the roadways, as… Read More

***WINTER STORM PARKING RESTRICTIONS***

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WINTER STORMS MAY BRING NECESSARY PARKING RESTRICTIONS, PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS TO SEE IF IT APPLIES. THE REQUIREMENTS ARE OUTLINED BELOW: PARKING BAN – WINTER MONTHS PLEASE CHECK WOLVERINE RADIO ONLINE, PHONE APP OR 1690 AM FOR YOUR CONNECTION TO LOCAL INFORMATION… Read More

Infant Car Seats Recalled

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  Britax Child Safety is recalling more than 71,000 infant car seats because the carrying handles can break. The recall covers the B-Safe 35, the B-Safe 35 Elite and the B-Safe 35 Travel System made from Oct. 1, 2014 to July 1, 2015.… Read More

Clearing The Snow Safely

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With the threat of snow this weekend, the proper care must be taken when shoveling and snow blowing to avoid back and other injuries. Shoveling snow is an extremely physical activity which puts a lot of stress on your body. A great deal… Read More

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  Members of the Plainfield Police Department and Moosup Fire Department responded to the report of a one car versus utility pole accident on 1/20/16 at approximately 7:18pm, on Main St. in the Moosup section of Plainfield. Initial investigation determined that Leo Landry,… Read More

Reckless Driving In Plainfield

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On January 16, 2016 at approximately 12:17 PM, the Plainfield Police Department received multiple 911 calls reporting a red colored vehicle driving erratically, striking multiple objects on the roadside as it was traveling southbound on Norwich Road near its intersection with Lathrop Road.… Read More

Political Party Enrollment Switch?

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DEADLINE TO TRANSFER TO ANOTHER PARTY FORENROLLED PARTY MEMBERS TO VOTE IN THE PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES IS APPROACHING   TUESDAY, JANUARY 26, 2016 IS THE DEADLINE TO TRANSFER YOUR ENROLLMENT FROM ONE PARTY TO ANOTHER PARTY IN ORDER TO VOTE IN YOUR “NEW” PARTY’S PRESIDENTIAL… Read More

Griswold Forms New Committee

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There is a new committee in the Town of Griswold.  The new Ordinance Committee was an idea stemming from the Board Of Selectmen to review Ordinances to see if they need to be updated or possibly eliminated since they may no longer be… Read More

Children’s Cough Medicine Recall

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Stop & Shop has voluntarily recalled a children’s cough medicine due to incorrect dosage markings. Stop & Shop announced that it has removed Care One Children’s Mucus Relief Cough medicine from its shelves after the Perrigo Company plc recalled it due to incorrect… Read More

When NOT to Call the Police

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34-year old William Frascatore, of Shelton, CT, called police on Friday to report a home invasion. Frascatore told police that two men came into his home, surprised him in his bedroom and tied him up while rummaging the house. Frascatore reports the robbers… Read More

Adult Activities in Voluntown and Library Expansion

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Winter programs for adults and ages 16 and up are starting very soon. The Voluntown Recreation Commission will be commencing classes in Zumba and recreation volleyball in the next 2 weeks.   Adult Recreation Volleyball Where: Voluntown Elementary School Gym When: Thursday’s, Jan.… Read More

Narcotics Arrests in Killingly

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Troopers from the Troop D-Danielson Quality of Life Task Force (QLTF), the Killingly Resident Trooper’s Office, the Brooklyn Resident Trooper’s Office, and the Statewide Narcotics Task Force (SNTF) – East Office arrested two after executing two narcotics related Search and Seizure warrants. On… Read More

US adds 292K jobs last month; jobless rate at 5 pct

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http://www.srnnews.com/us-adds-strong-292k-jobs-last-month-jobless-rate-at-5-pct/   WASHINGTON (AP) — American employers added a robust 292,000 jobs in December, suggesting that the U.S. economy is so far defying global weakness and growing solidly. The strong figures underscore the resilience of the United States at a time of financial… Read More

Arrest Made In Storrs Fire Investigation

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Mansfield, CT (January 5, 2016): State Police detectives from EDMC and FEIU, continued the motor vehicle fire investigation, determined it to be an act of arson, and made an arrest. State Police detectives anticipate more arrests. Through the course of the investigation, State… Read More

Honing Their Leadership Skills

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Putnam PRIDE (The Partnership to Reduce the Influence of Drugs for Everyone) is pleased to announce a collaboration between the Student Leadership Program (SLTP) and the Griswold Public Schools. Last year, Putnam PRIDE conducted a leadership training symposium for 100 students from grades… Read More

STATE POLICE HOLIDAY HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT STATS

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STATE POLICE HOLIDAY HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT STATS Middletown, CT (January 3, 2016): The following are the State Police New Year’s holiday enforcement stats. This enforcement operation started on 12/31/15 at 00:01 a.m. and will run until 11:59 p.m. on 1/3/16. These stats are from… Read More

Snow Removal From The Sidewalks

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With snowfall certain at some time in the immediate future, residents of the Borough of Jewett City and the Town of Griswold need to be aware of their responsibilities when it comes to the snow removal from the sidewalks at their homes. Generally… Read More

More Accidents and Injuries, Including One Fatal

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The official New Years holiday traffic will not end until midnight tonight, but compared to last year, there have been more accidents and one fatality compared to New Year’s 2015 STATE POLICE HOLIDAY HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT STATS Accidents: 176 with injury: 20 fatality: 1… Read More

Keep The Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend

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STATE POLICE HOLIDAY HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT STATS Through 11 a.m. this morning, the following are the State Police New Year’s holiday enforcement stats. This enforcement operation will run until 11:59 p.m. on 1/3/16. Accidents: 94 with injury: 4 fatality: 1 – Rte 15 nb… Read More