Quarterback Jawaun Johnson rushed for 303 yards and seven touchdowns, including five in the second half, as Norwich Free Academy cruised to a 63-40 victory over New London in their Thanksgiving Day game to qualify for the Class LL playoffs.
Waterford has rallied with a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to defeat East Lyme 22-16.
November is already a busy month at the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, but when it's days away from Thanksgiving it can outright get “hectic.” Behind all the organized chaos is Sara Chaney, product manager at the food center.
Joyce Gardner said she could see several $100 bills inside, but did not want to be too nosey and never counted the cash before dropping it off at the Waterford Police Department.
Students at the John M. Moriarty Magnet School got three live examples of how the school's new health and fitness theme can apply to real life.
A proposal to create a permanent Charter Review Board to evaluate the city charter and make recommendations for future changes is currently working its way through the City Council.
A few shoppers got a jump on holiday shopping by going out on a rainy Wednesday, while others plan to hit the stores today - after Thanksgiving dinner, that is.