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Noreaster Going to Bring Lots Of Rain Tonight and Tomorrow

This is the latest weather forecast for Eastern Connecticut (11:04 AM Tuesday) This Afternoon: The rainfall and winds may slightly subside by late afternoon as the primary low pressure center near New York City weakens.  Maximum rainfall rates  to ½" inch per hour can be expected.  Winds are forecast to gust to 35 MPH at times.  Some minor flooding and power outages can be expected. This Evening and Overnight:  As the Noreaster […]

todayOctober 26, 2021 32

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October 3 thru the 9th is National Fire Prevention Week

The week of October 3 thru the 9th is National Fire Prevention Week. Public Education Coordinator, Alan Zygmunt of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection and the Connecticut Fire Academy want all citizens to know what your smoke or Carbon Monoxide alarms are telling you. “Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms have different sounds of alarm,” Zygmunt stated, “everyone in your home must know what alarm is sounding […]

todayOctober 4, 2021 4

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Central Village Woman Sent to Hospital After Striking Stone Wall

On October 03, 2021, at approximately 5:17 P.M., members of the Plainfield Police Department, American Legion Ambulance, and the Moosup Fire Department responded to the scene of a single motor vehicle crash in the area of 58 Plainfield Road, in Moosup. Upon the investigation of responding Officers, it was determined that a grey 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee operated by 45 year old Marsha Loiselle of Central Village, was traveling westbound […]

todayOctober 4, 2021 602

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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 138

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Governor Lamont Extends Severe Cold Weather Protocol Through Monday Afternoon

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that he is extending Connecticut’s Severe Cold Weather Protocol, which was activated yesterday afternoon, to continue through 12:00 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021. It was originally set to end on the afternoon of Sunday, January 31, however developments in the forecast are now showing that frigid temperatures will continue through Monday morning. While activated, the protocol sets up a system for state agencies […]

todayJanuary 29, 2021

Covid-19 News Updates

This Week the CIAC Will Announce the Fate of Winter High School Sports In Connecticut

Winter sports is still up in the air for High Schools and private clubs since COVID-19 levels continue to spike. There are many rumors out there staking a claim as to what is or is going to happen with winter sports. Since the beginning of COVID-19 a little over 10 months ago, the State of Connecticut Department of Health has made the calls on whether or not sports are played […]

todayJanuary 12, 2021 2

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Arriaga To Replace Retiring Surprenant As Police Chief

After 25 years of service with the Plainfield Police Department, Chief of Police, Michael G. Surprenant, announced his retirement from the department effective January 31, 2021.  The Plainfield Police Commission stated during the meeting on 12/22/20 that it "comes as no surprise" and thanked him for his service as well as during the difficult times that are happening now. At the very same meeting, the commission moved to promote Plainfield […]

todayJanuary 11, 2021 3

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Sen. Somers Begins Third Term As 18th District Connecticut Senator

During a Jan. 6 outdoor ceremony at Connecticut's State Capitol, Senator Heather Somers (center) was sworn-in for a third term representing the 18th Senate District. The district includes Griswold, Groton, North Stonington, Plainfield, Preston, Sterling, Stonington and Voluntown. In addition to serving as Deputy Senate Republican Leader, Somers is the lead Republican on the state legislature's Public Health Committee and the Transportation Committee. She is a member of the Appropriations Committee, […]

todayJanuary 8, 2021 1

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Eversource Encourages Customers to Take Advantage of Payment Assistance and Protection Programs

BERLIN, Conn. (Jan. 6, 2020) – With the start of a new year, Eversource is reminding customers to enroll in one of its payment plans or assistance programs to protect them from service disconnection by calling 800-286-2828. Both residential and nonresidential customers are eligible for payment arrangements at this time. Any residential customers experiencing difficulty paying their utility bill should contact Eversource’s call center to inquire about being coded hardship. Any customers ineligible for […]

todayJanuary 6, 2021

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