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Galaxy Roller Rink property sold

Groton — Tidal River Holdings LLC, whose members include Outer Light Brewing Company owners Matt Ferrucci and Tom Drejer, has purchased the Galaxy Roller Rink property at 210 Bridge St. for $2,449,500 and the two-family home at 240 Bridge St. for $150,000. Ferrucci, agent of the LLC, said they're mulling...
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Man involved in Manchester crash dies: police

MANCHESTER — A man involved in the car crash on West Center Street this week died, and another woman involved is still in the hospital with serious injuries, police said. The man, Vere Veira, 40, of Hartford, was pronounced dead at Hartford Hospital following the crash Tuesday, police said. The woman who was driving the other vehicle is still in Hartford Hospital with significant injuries, police said.
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Plainfield PD: Five-year-old sent to hospital for possible injuries following two-car crash on Norwich Road

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Plainfield Police say a five-year-old was transported to the hospital for possible injuries following a crash on Norwich Road Thursday. Police responded to the scene of a two-car crash on Norwich Road at the intersection of Pickett Road at around 4:35 p.m. Upon investigating, officers determined a black 2013 Volkswagen Jetta was traveling northbound on Norwich Road when it struck the back of a 2014 Chevy Sonic which was waiting to turn left onto Pickett Road.

Police Issue Warning About Aggressive Minks in Connecticut

Police in Stonington are warning residents about minks after they were reported to be chasing a person. A message from Stonington police says that they received a report of minks chasing a person in the area of Stonington Borough Point. You can hear the message below:. While minks look like...

Woman dies in crash involving tractor-trailer on I-395 in Griswold

GRISWOLD, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman has died following a crash on I-395 in Griswold Wednesday, according to State Police. State Police have identified the woman as 29-year-old Bianca Rodriguez of Brooklyn, Connecticut. State Police said just before 2:30 p.m., Rodriguez was traveling south in the left lane on I-395...
Westerly Sun

Groton woman charged after firing shotgun in Hopkinton neighborhood at 1:30 a.m.

HOPKINTON — A 33-year-old Groton woman who was working as a live-in caregiver for a Panciera Lane resident is facing charges after the police said she took a shotgun belonging to her employer while intoxicated and fired several rounds toward the tree line outside his home during the early morning hours, waking neighbors in the process.
The Day

Get a peek at Norwich early Colonial home saved from wrecking ball

Norwich — If not for quick and desperate actions of the Norwich Historical Society and descendants of an original Norwich settler, there would have been a vacant lot at 232 W. Town St. across from a Charter Oak Federal Credit Union branch. The rundown Hugh Calkins House, a small white...
Middletown Press

Connecticut town's residents warned to stay away from minks

STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town's police force is warning residents to stay away from aggressive minks. In a recorded message sent to residents, Capt. Todd Olson of the Stonington Police Department urged people to stay away from a mink if the see one, The Day of New London reported Thursday.

'Who Do You Love?': George Thorogood & The Destroyers come to rock Indian Ranch

Since hitting the club and bar circuit during the ‘70s, George Thorogood & The Destroyers have been putting their own spin on electric blues rock. People definitely know Thorogood from his hits “Bad To The Bone,” “I Drink Alone,” his rendition of John Lee Hooker’s “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer” and his version of Bo Diddley’s “Who Do You Love?” which are still being played on the radio today.
Middletown Press

Police: Car crash with tractor trailer closes part of I-395 near Griswold

GRISWOLD — A crash involving a car and a tractor trailer has shut down a portion of southbound Interstate 395 near Griswold Wednesday afternoon, according to Connecticut State Police. The incident happened around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. Though injuries were reported, Connecticut State Police said the extent was unknown.