Gilman, CT

Two CSP troopers injured during arrest

NORWICH, CT (WFSB) – Two state trooper sustained minor lacerations after arresting a man walking on Route 15. Police responded to Bogdan-Daniel Popa walking on the route. When they arrived, they saw Popa crouch behind a concrete barrier on the right shoulder. The officers tried to talk to Popa. He...
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Eyewitness News

Juvenile accused of sending inappropriate photo to Groton kids

GROTON, CT (WFSB) - A juvenile was issued a summons after sending out an inappropriate photo to other kids. A school bus driver in Groton made the discovery back on Monday, November 15. Police say the juvenile in question had Google searched an unspecified photo and sent it to other...
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Emergency Road Work for November 26 in Westerly

WESTERLY, R.I. (WLNE)- The Westerly Police Department have shared emergency road work plans for November 26. “National Grid Gas will be doing an emergency gas repair. Please use caution downtown. The following roads are closed. Elm Street from School Street to Broad street. Union Street can only make a left hand turn onto Broad Street. This work is expected into the late evening. Update will be posted when the road work is complete.”
NBC Connecticut

CERA Program Trains And Hires EMTs For American Ambulance

There is a new program in Connecticut that is creating jobs in an industry where it is really needed. The program is called the Community Emergency Responder Academy, or CERA. It trains EMTs and prepares them to drive ambulances right away. American Ambulance in Norwich is taking applications right now.
Eyewitness News

State Police K9 credited with helping track down missing man

HADDAM, CT (WFSB) - A man that went missing Wednesday has been found thanks to State Police. Investigators say the 87-year-old man had walked away from an assisted living facility Wednesday evening. Troopers, along with K9 Gille and her handler, battled the frigid conditions that night and combed the area...
NBC Connecticut

Manchester Hopes You'll Shop Local at ‘Holiday on Main' Event Saturday

Small Business Saturday is just a day away. It’s a campaign to remind folks to shop local this holiday season. Store owners in Manchester hope you’ll heed that advice this year. Their “Holiday on Main” event runs from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 27. “Our downtown businesses are hosting...
New Haven Register

Madison voters to decide on $89 million school renewal project, land buy

MADISON — A resolution for a $89.2 million project that would build a new elementary school and update two other schools will be headed to referendum, after it was approved by the Board of Selectmen this week, following debate over how the project should be funded. The Madison School Renewal...
NBC Connecticut

Derby Christmas Tree Lighting Canceled Due to Covid-19

Derby town officials said their annual Christmas tree lighting is canceled this year because of Covid-19. The town announced that the tree lighting, which was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 26, is canceled. The town did not specify what about the pandemic caused the cancellation. Local. Hartford 42 mins ago. SMALL...
Middletown Press

Pet of the week: Cooper

One-year-old Cooper is up for adoption from Middletown-based Cat Tales. He a “gorgeous, sweet,” gray short-hair kitty who thrives on attention (on his own terms) and loves to play. He can be an only pet or in a home with another friendly cat or cat-friendly dog, the agency said. Cooper does require medicine, which he is very good about taking, and will need someone diligent enough to make sure he gets it as prescribed. While Cooper does require some care, he’s really ready for a loving home. He will go to a home withouth children. For information, visit, call 860-344-9043 or email