New London to take hit from renters rebate program, state hold-backs

State legislators have saved a popular state-funded program that helps seniors and the disabled pay their rent, but city officials say it has come at a nearly $200,000 cost to the city.

Around Thanksgiving, volunteers commit to keeping others fed

Asya Hamo, left, of Norwich, a former resident of Aleppo, Syria, volunteers with her husband Abdo Hamo, right, during the annual Thanksgiving dinner at St. Vincent de Paul Place in Norwich on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. The family has resided in Norwich for 14 months. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Nancy Meitzler parks her car, takes her hands off the Betty Boop steering wheel cover and eyes a sheet of paper with names, addresses and delivery instructions for her Norwich route.