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CT Dept. Of Labor: Labor Market Shows Continued Gains in May Jobs Report

(Wethersfield, CT) – Today, Connecticut Department of Labor (CTDOL) Commissioner Danté Bartolomeo released the May jobs report showing another drop in the unemployment rate, down 0.2% to 4.2%. Employers in the state added an estimated 1,600 jobs. April job number revisions show that 1,400 jobs were added, revised slightly down from the estimated 1,600 reported last …

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The Simon Konover Company Teams Up With The Connecticut Department Of Public Health And Griffin Health For Multi-City COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.—With the summer season approaching and a busy schedule of weddings, concerts, graduations, parties and other events, the Simon Konover Company has teamed up with the Connecticut Department of Public Health and Griffin Hospital to coordinate several free vaccination clinics throughout the state over the next few weeks. Working off the success of …

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Officer Gets Bit After Restraining Suspect Who Was In Pursuit

On June 12, 2022 at approximately 5:58 P.M., the Plainfield Police Department arrested the Accused, Daniel Solla, 41, of Moosup, CT. A Plainfield Officer attempted contact with a male later identified as Solla after observing suspicous activity at the Valero gas station located at 50 East Main Street, Central Village. After attempting to speak with …

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**UPDATED*** Plainfield Police Investigating Untimely Death of Moosup Resident

On June 12, 2022 at approximately 2:02 a.m. Quinebaug Valley Communications Center contacted the Plainfield Police Department requesting they respond to 138 Ward Avenue in the Moosup section of Plainfield, Connecticut for a reported unconscious male.    Upon arrival American Legion Ambulance and Moosup Fire Department were on scene providing care to the male who …

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2 More Lives Claimed On Deadly Holiday Bringing Total Up to 10 Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend

On May 30 , 2022, at approximately 7:49 PM, an accident on Route 32 in Franklin claimed 2 lives making this one of the more deadly Memorial Day weekends in recent past. 20 year old Lauren Foley of Mount Sinai, NY was driving her 2017 Lexus NX2,  traveling southbound on Rt 32 in the town …

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New London Man Arrested in Killingly After Found with a Firearm

On May 25, 2002 at approximately 10:15 PM, Connecticut State Troopers out of Troop D Danielson initiated a traffic stop after observing the driver on his cell phone while driving. 20 year old Jovan Kennedy from New London was pulled over on Mechanic St in Danielson and was charged with a distracted driving offense but …

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STATE POLICE PREPARE FOR MEMORIAL DAY ENFORCEMENT ON ROADS

(MIDDLETOWN, CT – May 26, 2022) – With the busy Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Connecticut State Police expect a greater number of vehicles to be back on the roads and highways. Traditionally, Memorial Day weekend is the start to activities related to beaches, backyards and barbeques. State Troopers are standing by to ensure that …

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Man arrested in connection with Killingly assault, 1 dead

On 5/24/2022 at approximately 10:05pm, Troop D dispatch received a call requesting a wellbeing check on an adult male relative. The caller reported the individual was overdue to return home and was last known to be visiting the Whetstone Mill complex located in Killingly. After further investigation, the male was located within a condo at …

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Rep. Lanoue Supports Public Health Bill to Improve Mental Health and Addiction Services

HARTFORD- On Tuesday, State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-45), enthusiastically supported Governor Ned Lamont, in signing Public Act 22-92 (formerly, H.B. No. 5485, An Act Concerning Various Revisions to the Public Health Statutes), into law. This new law addresses several factors in improving mental health and addiction services, along with strengthening the CRISIS Pilot Program Initiative …

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A Couple of Beers in a Norwich Parking Lot Gone Bad

On May 23, 2022 at approximately 5:07 a.m., the Norwich Police Department received notification from The Backus Hospital Emergency Staff that they had a patient with significant facial trauma from an unknown object. Through investigation a scene was quickly identified in the parking lot of 35 Chestnut Street Norwich (Art Space). The Norwich Detective Division …

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Shore Line East Electric Trains Start to Run on May 24

(NEW HAVEN, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that effective Tuesday, May 24, 2022, electric trains will begin running on Shore Line East (SLE). The M8 Electric Multiple Units (EMU) have long been awaited by Shore Line East customers and represent a substantial improvement over the older diesel-powered train sets. Electric trains emit no …

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State Representative Brian Lanoue Unanimously Endorsed by 45th District Republicans

Griswold- On Tuesday evening, Republican delegates in Connecticut’s 45th General Assembly District unanimously endorsed State Representative Brian Lanoue (R-45), for re-election on the November 8th ballot. Rep. Lanoue is currently serving in his second term in the Connecticut General Assembly. Rep. Lanoue serves on the legislature’s Banking Committee, Commerce Committee, Committee on Children, and is Chair …

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Governor Lamont Announces Families Can Apply for the 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate Beginning June 1

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that Connecticut families can soon apply to receive a state tax rebate of up to $250 per child for a maximum of three children as a result of the recently enacted 2022 Connecticut Child Tax Rebate that he signed into law earlier this month. “In addition to …

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Norwich Man Arrested in Suspicion of Home Invasion

On May 18, 2022, the Norwich Police Department Detective Division along with The U.S Marshals Service attempted to serve active warrants for Kwendelle Wiggins. Based on credible investigative information, the U.S Marshals Service believed the suspect had returned to his former residence in Norwich, CT. At approximately 7:30am with the assistance of U.S. Marshals Service, …

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Ledyard Police Investigate Alleged Racial Slurs at Ledyard/Bacon Academy Girls Basketball Game in February 2022

On Saturday, February 5, 2022, at about 7:39 pm, the Ledyard Police Department was dispatched to the Ledyard High School located at 24 Gallup Hill Road for a reported disturbance. It was reported that after the girls’ varsity basketball game ended, parents from Ledyard and parents from Colchester were arguing and some parties were refusing …

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Massachusetts Man Taken Into Custody in Plainfield, Known to be Involved With Multiple Thefts

On May 12, 2022 at about 4:22 a.m., the Plainfield Police Department Dispatch received a telephone call reporting two suspicious individuals walking in the area of Norwich Road and Bennett Street. Upon arrival an Officer observed a male wearing a ski mask and hooded sweatshirt.  The male, later identified as 37 year old Troy Stone …

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Man Falls To His Death From Wauregan Parking Garage in Norwich

On May 12, 2022 at approximately 3:30am the Norwich Police Department received numerous phone calls for a body on the side of Bath Street. Upon the Patrol Divisions and medical personnel’s arrival they discovered a male on the side of Bath Street lying face down. The male was determined to be deceased. The Norwich Police …

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Legislation Enacted Making It Easier for Student-Athletes To Obtain Endorsement Deals

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed into law Public Act 22-11, which permits student-athletes in Connecticut to use their school’s names, logos, trademarks, mascots, unique colors, copyrights, and other defining insignia in endorsement contracts. The measure is an update to a groundbreaking law the governor enacted last year that permitted …

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Eastern Connecticut Jazz Festival Returns this June

Griswold, CT (May 10, 2022) — Eastern Connecticut Performing Arts Association (ECPAA) is pleased to announce the return of their Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 1:00-8:00 p.m. at Yurechko Tree Farm in Griswold, CT.  This will be the fourth Jazz Festival that ECPAA has hosted since 2018.  Tickets for the one-day outdoor …

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Governor Lamont Signs Budget That Includes the Largest Tax Cut in Connecticut History

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has signed into law the fiscal year 2023 budget adjustment bill, which includes more than $600 million in tax cuts – the largest tax reduction in Connecticut’s history. Tax cuts in the package include suspending Connecticut’s excise tax on gasoline through November 30, 2022; enacting …

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