Montville schools to implement more mandated reporter training

David and Donna Swinburne, parents of a Montville Public Schools student, were upset with the Board of Education during a meeting of the in the auditorium of Montville High School on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Donna wipes tears from her face. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Less than a week after three top administrators were placed on paid leave, Acting Superintendent Laurie Pallin on Tuesday said she has called for added mandated reporter training for all staff and administrators.

Families clash at New London murder arraignment

David Edwards of New London during his arraignment in New London Superior Court on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Edwards is accused of the murder of Joshua Fine of New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

David Carson Edwards, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Joshua Fine, 27, in the chest during an early morning melee on April 2 near the American Legion on Garfield Avenue in New London.

Montville High administrator Orbe responds to allegations

Montville High School interim Assistant Principal Phil Orbe responded to allegations "involving an incident with a student" that placed him on paid leave on Monday. Orbe said the incident, reported Monday, occurred "three to five weeks ago" and involved a student and a backpack.

New London poised to vote on new school superintendent

East Hartford Assistant Superintendent Cynthia E. Ritchie is expected to be named the new superintendent of schools this week.

Mashantucket tribal official facing drunken-driving charges in California

Police in Santa Monica, Calif., have charged the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s chief of staff with drunken driving in a crash with a train last week that left his two teenage sons injured, one critically.

Norwich-based substance abuse group selected for expansion

It has been a big spring for the Southeastern Regional Action Council, which just released its annual youth survey and soon will nearly double the size of its coverage area.

Norwich utility customers say proposed rate increases 'deplorable'

Residents and business owners voiced opposition at a public hearing Tuesday on Norwich Public Utilities’ proposed rate hikes in electric, water, natural gas and sewer divisions, several customers presenting charts showing how the increases would cause their bills to skyrocket far above costs...

Crowd expected to pack meeting to support Stonington highway department employee

A large group of residents is expected to attend Wednesday night’s Board of Selectmen meeting to speak in support of veteran highway department employee Daniel Oliverio who could be the subject of upcoming disciplinary action by Public Works Director Barbara McKrell.


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Do you think New London should pass a resolution outlining measures under which federal immigration enforcement agents may conduct operations in the city and to what extent city police will aid them?

No, it could threaten the city's access to some federal aid.

10%

Yes, it would improve community relations with city police.

6%

No, city police should turn over all undocumented immigrants to federal officials without question.

62%

Yes, undocumented immigrants still have rights and deserve protection from crime.

22%

Number of votes: 451