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Norwich group receives grant to improve families' financial stability

A team of city government, human services and business representatives received a $15,000 Working Cities Challenge grant Thursday to design an economic development plan to increase the number of low-income families who are financially stable by 20...

Residents get first look at agreement for former Norwich Hospital

About two dozen people attended the first public informational meeting Wednesday to hear details of a proposed purchase and sales agreement between the town and the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority for the former Norwich Hospital property in town.

Legislative committee calls for adding ratepayers to CMEEC board of directors

A proposed bill by the legislature’s Energy and Technology Committee would add ratepayer representatives to the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative board of directors and would require future board retreats to be held within...

Connecticut Siting Council OKs fuel cell project at Norwich Inn

Conditions imposed by the council include a requirement that Doosan Fuel Cell America Inc. install “acoustical barrier material” to ensure compliance with noise-control standards.

Norwich school board approves budget with 3% increase

As if to illustrate that this spring's budget cycle is far from the norm, the Board of Education Tuesday approved a proposed budget for 2017-18 that on the surface appears to call for both a 3 percent spending increase with an $8.2 million reduction...

Norwich City Council, NPU chief spar over Kentucky Derby controversy

A political battle has erupted between the City Council and Norwich Public Utilities General Manager John Bilda over accusations that “at least four members of the City Council” have been aware since late spring of the controversial...


Norwich man last of 3 charged with stealing motorcycles

Police early Wednesday arrested a Norwich man in connection with the theft of three motorcycles from Motorsports Nation in May last year.

Norwich police ID remains found nearly a year ago

Police have identified the human remains found nearly a year ago in a wooded area in Norwich.

Update: Missing Norwich toddler found

Police have canceled a Silver Alert they issued for a 3-year-old in Norwich.

Norwich police cancel alert for missing woman

City police have located the woman who they said went missing Monday evening.

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Towns need alternative to resident state troopers

State government is backing out of municipal policing. Smaller towns need to join up for strength...


It's all Academic(s), as Hillhouse boys knock NFA from Class LL tournament

Hillhouse, seemingly intent on state championship No. 24, knocked the NFA boys' basketball team...

No. 1 Trumbull ousts NFA girls 45-40 in Class LL quarters

Top-seeded Trumbull outscored Norwich Free Academy 12-2 over the final 3 minutes, 24 seconds to...

New London girls capture ECC Div. I tourney title and end NFA's five-year reign

India Pagan was named Most Outstanding Player and the New London High School girls' basketball team...