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News and Insight from Griswold, Plainfield, and Jewett City


Man Gets Hit By Train in Norwich

At approximately 8:00 p.m. on September 23rd, the Norwich Police Department Patrol Division along with members of the Norwich Fire Department, East Great Plains Fire Department,  Connecticut State Police, Mohegan Tribal Fire Department and the Mohegan Tribal Police Department responded to the area of Trading Cove Drive and Lucas Park Road in Norwich, for a report of a subject being struck by a train. Responders learned a male subject was struck […]

todaySeptember 25, 2021 15


High School Weekend Sports Schedule 9/24-9/26

9/24/21 Griswold Fri., 9/24 V Boys Soccer Bacon Academy Away - Bacon Academy-Football/Soccer Field [Directions] 3:45 p.m. 2:30 PM; 1 Bus Fri., 9/24 V Girls Volleyball Ledyard Away - Ledyard HS-Judy Standish Gymnasium [Directions] 5:30 p.m. 2:30 PM; 1 Bus Sat., 9/25 V Boys Cross Country Winding Trails Invite Away - Winding Trails Center 9:00 a.m. 6:30 AM; 1 Bus Sat., 9/25 V Girls Cross Country Winding Trails Invite Away […]

todaySeptember 24, 2021 24


Central Village Man Hits and Snaps Utility Pole

On September 22, 2021, at approximately 5:17 P.M., members of the Plainfield Police Department, American Legion Ambulance, KB Ambulance, and Atwood Hose Fire Department responded to the scene of a single motor vehicle crash in the area of 447 Putnam Road, in the Wauregan section of Plainfield, Connecticut. Upon the investigation of responding Officers, it was determined thata white 2008 Ford Ranger operated by 62 year old David Barry  of Central […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 101


Norwich Man Charged With Manslaughter

On January 3rd, 2021 at approximately 6:46 p.m., Officers the Norwich Police Department were dispatched to 76 Newton Street, Norwich CT, for a Domestic Violence complaint.  It was later learned a domestic incident took place at 245 Dunham Street, Norwich CT.  The victim was transported to William Backus Hospital for head injuries. After an extensive investigation, conducted by lead Detective Peter Karasuk, an arrest warrant for the accused was applied […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 940 2


Governor Lamont Issues Call for General Assembly To Meet in a Limited Special Session on the COVID-19 Public Health and Civil Preparedness Emergencies

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he has issued a proclamation calling the Connecticut General Assembly to meet in a limited special session beginning Monday, September 27, 2021, for the sole purpose of approving a renewal of the declaration of public health and civil preparedness emergencies that were issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, today he transmitted a letter to legislative leaders announcing his intention to […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 103


Shirtless Man Found Roaming Inside Gales Ferry Home

A young man found something different when he came home to his Old Lyme home on Monday at approximately 5:55 PM. In his driveway he saw a Jeep Cherokee with no license plates. It was strange because his parents didn't own a Jeep Cherokee. The juvenile called the police and Troopers out of Troop F responded to the Meetinghouse Lane address in Old Lyme and found something else that was […]

todaySeptember 21, 2021 11

Covid-19 News Updates

Uncas Health District rescheduling COVID Vaccination Clinic

The Uncas Health District COVID Vaccination Clinic being held at the Rose City Senior Center in Norwich, CT on Friday, February 19, 2021 is being re-scheduled to Saturday, February 20, 2021 due to anticipated weather conditions. The time of the clinic will remain 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM and all Friday appointments will be honored as scheduled at the Saturday clinic. Patrick McCormack, Director of Health at the Uncas Health […]

todayFebruary 16, 2021 3