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    Norwich voters defeat fire services ordinance

    Norwich voters defeat fire services ordinance
    Norwich voters soundly defeated an ordinance governing automatic aid between the paid and volunteer fire services, but an administrative policy on auto-aid remains in place.

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    Gov. Ned Lamont toured portions of Norwich Free Academy Wednesday, including the historic Slater Memorial Museum, which will reopen this spring after an extensive renovation project.
    New London ― The entrance room to the fire department’s South Station was packed with people Wednesday as firefighters unveiled the display of a jacket once worn by John ...
    A plan for Seaside State Park calls for “the removal of the deteriorated buildings,” the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said Wednesday.
    Mashantuckets hold groundbreaking for the $300 million Great Wolf water park and hotel development next to Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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    The Housing Authority is retaining four employees hired by its outside management company after the company announced it would not renew its contract.
    The city and local nonprofits announced the opening of public warming centers in advance of the intense cold weather expected in the area over the next few days.
    With the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich planning to sell St. Bernard School to help fund its proposed bankruptcy plan, a group of alumni are trying to buy the school so it can remain open.
    He may not be in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but the nearly forgotten star baseball player and coach Daniel Francis Murphy lived in Norwich from 1900 through 191...
    Norwich voters go to the polls today to decide whether to retain an ordinance governing automatic aid between the paid and volunteer fire departments or revert to an administrative policy on automatic aid.

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    How many people could turn a manhole cover into a work of art? George Klinck Clarke could. And he could inspire others to do the same. Clarke, a longtime New London insu...
    The National Audubon Society is holding its 25th annual Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 17-20.
    Groton ― Zac Clark, who was the 2020 winner of the popular The Bachelorette television program and works to help people in recovery, spoke to students, educators, and com...
    Local and state officials are confident that the General Assembly will pass a bill to ensure the city will be reimbursed for the high school’s demolition project.
    Plans call for a state-of-the-art performance venue, an iconic Ferris wheel, and a hotel with more than 1,000 rooms in addition to a museum, casino and two residential towers.
    New London ― Fishing vessels Mystic Way and Provider Tuesday docked at New London Seafood Distributors with the New London skyline in the background. ...
    Four free programs highlighting aspects of Black history in Norwich will be held on Thursdays in February at Park Congregational Church.
    Amelia Tuthill, 1, left, of Preston, and her friend, August Gibson, 2, of Lisbon, play with a wooden train set Tuesday while visiting the Niantic Children’s Museum.
    Norwich Public Utilities will launch a project this week to remove the last lead water pipes in the city over the next few years.
    The Salem Lions Club will award two scholarships to students who wish to attend a vocational-technical school.