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Woman arrested for drunk driving breaks trooper's windshield

WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) - An arrested drunk driver ended up breaking glass in a state police cruiser. State police said they saw 31-year-old Angela Negron from Columbia driving erratically on Interstate 395 in Montville. A trooper initiated a traffic stop around 8:50 p.m. on Wednesday. State police said Negron did...
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Lebanon Teenager Killed In Shooting, Car Crash, Police Say

A teenager is dead and police in Lebanon are searching for two men they believe were involved.Police were called to a single-vehicle crash on North Sixth Street, near Lehman Street on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m., according to a statement released by police.Witnesses told police two men outside of a car …
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New Haven Register

CT town installing street cameras, creating 'intelligence center,' in effort to dissuade crime

EAST HARTFORD — The town is plans to install 12 security cameras at locations in the community, recording and monitoring the footage “to monitor traffic, weather conditions and to help investigate criminal activity,” according to officials. “Locations for the cameras were selected utilizing data from service-call hot zone maps, then...
Norwich Bulletin

What you need to know before you vote in Plainfield Tuesday

A three-way first selectman race in Plainfield on Election Day is pitting the current officeholder against the town planner and a third-party candidate with plenty of experience in stumping for office. Cunningham, 63, served as the town’s top elected official from 2005-07 before losing the post and being re-elected in...
Norwich Bulletin

Norwich mayoral candidates debate American Rescue Plan funds, city finances

The two City of Norwich mayoral candidates squared off, and at times traded barbs, in a sparsely attended debate Tuesday evening held at Norwich Free Academy. The debate, moderated by Director of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut, Joanne Moore, and sponsored by the Norwich NAACP branch, featured some questions submitted by Norwich Free Academy students who sat next to Moore to keep time on the candidates' responses.

Runaway donkey spotted in Johnston, Scituate returned to owners

Scituate police said Thursday that a runaway donkey that was spotted in Johnston and Scituate was caught and returned to its owners. NBC 10 viewers shared videos of the donkey running along Route 6 in June. Police said at the time that the animal had run away from its new...
New Haven Register

Meet the candidates: East Hampton Board of Finance race

EAST HAMPTON — There are seven candidates running for the Board of Finance in East Hampton. Running for the open seats are incumbents Ted Turner and Robert Hein, Democrats, and Richard Brown and Alannah Danaher Coshow, Republicans. The challengers are Kurt Comisky, Democrat, and Russell Bonaccorso and Bridget McLennan, Republicans.
Norwich Bulletin

What to know before you vote in Griswold Nov. 2

Election Day is Nov. 2, when every town and city in Connecticut will hold votes on who gets to make local, day-to-day decisions. This includes Griswold, which has multiple important town offices, including that of First Selectman, up for election this year. In Griswold, there are 7,945 active and 218 inactive voters, according to last year’s data from the Connecticut Secretary of State’s Office.

Courtney: I ‘Enthusiastically Endorse Camille Alberti’

I am writing to enthusiastically endorse Camille Alberti for first selectwoman for the town of East Lyme, one of Connecticut’s outstanding Communities. Camille has already been diligently serving the Town for over twelve years, first as a member of the Economic Development Commission, and now as a member of the Board of Finance. She has held the position of Chairman of the Board of Finance for the past two years, and has proven her mettle by keeping tax increases low, increasing services, and increasing the Town’s rainy-day fund by 37%.

Girls soccer: Ellington gains edge

Aubrey Charbonneau is the steady, calming presence on the field for the Ellington High girls soccer team in pressure situations. The senior displayed that composure in the second half of Wednesday’s game against Somers. Charbonneau’s second half goal propelled the Knights to a 2-1 victory over the visiting Spartans in...
Eyewitness News

Self defense class attendance on the rise after a Marlborough woman was attacked

MARLBOROUGH, CT (WFSB) – Self defense classes in Marlborough have seen an uptick in attendance. Over 70 women signed up just for one class earlier tonight. The instructor, Dominick Violante says he hopes to give his students confidence to defend themselves in violent situation. Women will learn several skills on how to handle different attacks. Violante says there are ways to use common items for defense, like a cell phone or a shopping cart.