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Norwich, Gales Ferry protesters among thousands on Boston Common in response to 'free speech' rally

As Linda Theodoru marched down Tremont Street near the Boston Common Saturday morning, she watched her daughter hop with ease over a concrete barrier to join the counterprotestors filling the other side of the road.

Municipal meetings

Municipal meetings for the week of Aug. 20, 2017.

Norwich Human Services prepares to move to new locations

The scent of fresh varnish or paint emanated from the second-floor hallway at City Hall this past week, signaling the near completion of renovations to the wing of offices and conference rooms across from the city clerk's office that will soon...

Awaiting a state budget, local officials anxious at governor's new plan

The Connecticut state flag flies upside-down in response to the state's budget problems on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at North Stonington Town Hall. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

In the continued absence of a two-year budget for the state, Gov. Dannel Malloy has revised his original resource allocation plan from June 30, shifting more state dollars to poorer school districts and to nonprofits.

A cold, snowy winter for Connecticut?

Susan Hickman of New London clears off her car as she gets ready to move it due to a parking ban in downtown New London as a winter storm blows through the region Jan. 7, 2017. Weather officials and the Farmers' Almanac alike are forecasting snowy conditions this coming winter. (Tim Cook/The Day)

Meteorologist Gary Lessor typically does not put much stock in Farmers' Almanac weather forecasts. But unfortunately, he said, he agrees with its winter outlook this year.

Norwich officers promoted

Norwich Police Department's Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Ley, center, is pinned by wife Jamie as daughter Juliana, 1 year old, looks on during a ceremony Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  Four members were promoted during the ceremony: Ley and Sgt. 1st Class John Perry were promoted to lieutenant, and Detective Harrison Formiglio and K-9 Officer Nicholas Rankin were promoted to sergeant. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Norwich Police Department's Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Ley, center, is pinned by wife Jamie as daughter Juliana, 1 year old, looks on during a promotion ceremony Friday in Norwich.


Norwich police ID dead man found in Shetucket River

Police have identified the man as Jay T. Oat, 54, who had a last known address of 28 Curtis St.

Norwich man charged with traveling 111 mph

A 25-year-old Norwich man was arrested in Rhode Island early Friday after state troopers said they spotted a car traveling north on Interstate 95 at a recorded speed of 111 mph.

New London man sentenced to 70 months for distributing cocaine

A judge in Bridgeport sentenced a New London man to 70 months in prison, followed by four years of supervised release, for his role in a cocaine distribution ring in the region.

Iced tea bottle helps Norwich police solve 2016 burglary

A discarded iced tea bottle helped police solve a summer 2016 burglary in which more than $5,000 was stolen from two city companies, according to police.

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