NPU's Bilda resigns; board OKs separation agreement

Former Norwich Public Utilities General Manager John Bilda. He and the Board of Public Utilities Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, reached final terms of a separation agreement.

NPU General Manager John Bilda resigned effective Dec. 31 and will receive normal retirement benefits and a $35,000 severance payment.

Amid shutdown, Murphy hopeful Senate can fund Coast Guard

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., stands during a media availability on Capitol Hill, Monday, June 20, 2016, in Washington. The senator visited the Coast Guard Academy in New London on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, to offer support to those affected by furloughs due to the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

"What I hope we can do this week is pull the Coast Guard out of this mess," Murphy said. "We have legislation that would say that the people who protect us in the Coast Guard should be treated like the rest of the military who are getting paid during this shutdown."

Volunteers tackle cold to count, help the homeless

Volunteers, from left, Andy Nobles, Melissa Lopez and Tammy Alger, all who work at the Homeless Hospitality Center in New London, ask survey questions of a couple while participating in the annual Point-in-Time Count of people who are homeless in Southeastern Connecticut on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in New London. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A team, bundled in winter jackets and hats as temperatures dipped into the low 20s, canvassed a wooded area in the city on Tuesday night in search of anyone they could help.


Six more priests who served in Norwich Diocese on new sexual assault list

The Archdiocese of Hartford on Tuesday released a list of 48 priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexual assault or been the subject of legal settlements, including six who served in or were members of the Norwich Diocese.


Jesuits' list did not reveal accused priest who served in Norwich Diocese

When the USA Northeast Jesuit Province released a list last week of 50 Northeast priests “credibly accused” of sexually assaulting minors since 1950, Rev. Eugene Orteneau was not listed as serving at St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Storrs.


Education association focuses on special ed funding, school safety

The Connecticut Association of Boards of Education met with The Day editorial board on Tuesday.


President Pelosi? Will Trump defect? Where will the Connecticut GOP hide?

If a Mueller report concludes the Trump/Pence campaign illegally conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election, couldn't that make both the president and vice president illegitimate officeholders?


Norwich building inspectors have their own heat problem

A heating unit failed in the building housing the city planning, building and housing inspectors and community development offices.


Jury finds man guilty in Waterford reckless burning case

Mark Capasso Jr. testified last week that he was trying to bring attention to his claim that his ex-wife kidnapped their daughter with the assistance of Chinese authorities.


Kelo precedent has connection to Trump’s border wall

Trump's wall could leave hundreds of Kelos at risk of losing their property — vastly more than in Kelo.


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