Police: Shots fired during multitown pursuit after Norwich break-in

Several police cars involved in a Wednesday morning chase that started in Norwich are now parked in front of the Windham IGA on Route 32. (Sean Elliot/The Day)

A multitown police pursuit that began Wednesday morning after a reported break-in on Broad Street is over, dispatchers confirmed.

Barred owl returned to the wild at Waterford Country School

Ben Turner, outdoor education director at Waterford Country School, pulls a rehabilitated barred owl from a carrier Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, before releasing it into a field at the school's nature center.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The owl had been hit by a truck and became stuck in the grille in December.

Lamont seeks giveback from future state retirees

Gov. Ned Lamont will seek concessions that could reduce pension benefits to future retired state employees by more than $130 million per year — a move that was immediately met with resistance Tuesday from union officials.


Jail cell suicide leads to changes for New London police

An internal investigation into circumstances surrounding a man who hanged himself in a jail cell in 2017 determined that four police department employees violated protocol when they left the man alone and unmonitored for more than 40 minutes.


Three Rivers, others to continue Pell Grants for prisoners program

The U.S. Department of Education has renewed a pilot program that allows eligible inmates to use federal Pell Grants for college courses in Connecticut and 26 other states.


Norwich expresses opposition to possible Bridgeport casino

Norwich expressed opposition to any proposed bill to pursue a Bridgeport casino, warning it could threaten slot revenue, jobs at tribal casinos and local businesses.


Coogan Boulevard upgrades to be unveiled

A roundabout, two lanes instead of four, and a landscaped median are just a few of the possible improvements to Coogan Boulevard that will be presented at a Feb. 28 forum.


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