Mike Bekech, who has watched the ups and downs of the real estate market and the local economy from his desks at five town and city halls, has retired as the town's assessor.
The Westerly Land Trust announced Monday that is has expanded its Sunnyacres Preserve by purchasing four acres of land on Post Road in Westerly from Carolyn Basham.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee unions stand on the cusp of a concessions deal worth close to $1.6 billion over the next two fiscal years, sources close to the talks said.
Police have announced that they began conducting seatbelt and traffic safety checkpoints beginning on Monday.
Police on Thursday arrested a New London man after they confiscated cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin and Suboxone from his apartment.
Emergency crews on Sunday night had to extricate two people from a wrecked car officers had been chasing earlier Sunday, according to police.
City police said they assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in arresting an alleged Massachusetts heroin trafficker on federal narcotics charges last week.
Town police, along with the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force, said they have charged a New London man on gun-related charges and seized from him a Smith & Wesson Sigma .40 caliber pistol with a high-capacity magazine.