$450K Scheme: Norwich Man Admits Helping Defraud Victims On Social Media
New London County resident Dexter Enwerem, age 36, of Norwich, pleaded guilty to taking part in a scheme to defraud women through social media on Tuesday, May 23, according to the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut. According to federal officials, between September 2019 and March 2021, a...
ID Released For 59-Year-Old Killed In Parking Lot On Route 1 In Fairfield
New London County resident Stephen Brynn, of Colchester, was killed in the town of Fairfield around 9:20 a.m., Wednesday, May 17 in the parking lot of 2150 Post Road (Route 1). Fairfield Police responded to the business after receiving a 911 call of a person struck by a vehicle, said...
How to prepare your plants for potential freeze overnight
(WFSB) - It’s setting up to be a chilly night across Connecticut, especially in the hills where temperatures could drop below freezing. Fairfield, Litchfield, New Haven, New London, Tolland and Windham counties are under a Freeze Warning. Eyewitness News visited Moscarillo’s Garden Shoppe in Torrington to see how people...
Some East Coast Beach Towns Are Outlawing Summer Renovations
Just like light pollution, noise pollution is very much a real thing—so much so that it’s a crime in some places. Most notably, the Town of Old Lyme—home to just over 7,000 residents in New London County, Connecticut—has enacted what the local government is calling the Hammer Law, which will be in effect from June 25 through September 4 of this year. It’s not that the idyllic coastal town has anything against home improvements; it just doesn’t want to hear all the noise associated with them during peak vacation season.
Body Found In Car Following Fire At Lisbon Target Parking Lot
The incident took place in New London County around 12:50 a.m., Monday, May 15 at the Target at 195 River Road in Lisbon. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers were requested to assist the local fire marshall with a report of a car fire. As a result of the initial...
Man gets 17 years in prison for fatally shooting a man in New London
New London ― Calling it “another senseless murder,” New London Superior Court Judge Hillary Strackbein on Tuesday sentenced Jamir Johnson to 17 years in prison for shooting a man in the head at close range in a New London basement apartment in 2017. “For what?” Strackbein asked....
Grant to address opioid use in Connecticut youth
The opioid crisis has far-reaching impacts across Connecticut communities, including in youth.
Groton doctor starts campaign to wipe out medical debt
Groton ― A Noank man has his eye on a federal bill to reform medical debt practices and a proposal from Gov. Ned Lamont to invest $20 million in paying off medical debt, but he decided earlier this year he didn’t want to wait on the government for action.
Rain or shine, Homeless Hospitality Center marches on at 16th annual walk
New London ― Sunday stayed just dry enough for the 16th Annual Walk to End Homelessness, a collaborative effort between the New London Homeless Hospitality Center and Connecticut College. “People experiencing homelessness have to walk rain or shine and so we walk rain or shine,” said Cathy Zall, the...
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