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Police: Minnesota officer in fatal shooting meant to draw Taser, not handgun

A crowd gathers at the Brooklyn Center Police Department in Brooklyn Center, Minn., Monday, April 12, 2021, for a No Justice No Peace rally following the police shooting death of Daunte Wright.  (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)

The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, as the man struggled with police, the city's police chief said Monday, as police clashed with protesters for the second night in a row.

Joe Heap, longtime New London P&Z chairman, dies

State Marshal Joe Heap, right, and New London tax collector Maureen Farrell stand under the entrance of Lighthouse Inn during an auction of the inn's contents, furnishings and equipment on Oct. 18, 2013.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Heap died over the weekend at the age of 73 due to complications from COVID-19.

State program to target COVID-related absenteeism among students

New London and Norwich are among 15 cities to receive federal funding as part of the initiative


Norwich Human Services Director Lee-Ann Gomes to retire after one-year delay

Norwich City Council members thanked Gomes for her sacrifice as she presented her agency budget Monday.


Waterford home health company agrees to pay $28,246 settlement

The U.S. Attorney announced Monday that a local home health care company and its owner have agreed to pay $28,246 to resolve civil charges that they employed a physical therapist who was excluded from federal health care programs.


Miss Connecticut, Outstanding Teen competitions crown winners at Mohegan Sun

Sapna Raghaven of Ellington was named Miss Connecticut 2021. Aicha Diallo of West Haven was named Miss Connecticut’s Outstanding Teen 2021.


Mobile registration unit for rental, electric utility assistance coming to Norwich

The UniteCT mobile registration unit will be in Norwich on Wednesday and Monday to help applicants without computers to apply for the federal assistance program.


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