Police: Man armed with knives planned to rob Norwich bank

NORWICH – Norwich police said a 30-year-old New York resident armed with knives planned to rob a West Town Street bank on Saturday.At approximately 11:50 a.m., Officers Kyle Besse and Brad Fournier responded to a report of a suspicious male behind the Dime Bank at 115 W. Town St., police said. On arrival, officers found the accused, later identified as Maximilian Beres, of 15 Dewey St., Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., in close proximity to the bank.Police said Beres parked […] Read more of  Police: Man armed with knives planned to rob Norwich Read More …

Norwich Police arrest New York man who allegedly attempted to rob a bank

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwich Police arrest a New York man who allegedly attempted to rob a bank Saturday morning. According to police, at 11:50 a.m. officers responded to a report of a suspicious male behind the Dime Bank on West Town Street. They say when officers arrived they found the accused, 30-year-old Maximilian Beres of Port Jefferson Station, New York, in close proximity to the bank. Officials say his vehicle was parked in a secluded area of the bank and Beres was found wearing several layers of clothing. They Read More …

Three Rivers Community College to host Super Saturday

Three Rivers Community College will host Super Saturday registration for the fall semester from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 5 at the college, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich.Staff members will be available to assist students through the application and registration process, with class schedules, course selection, financial aid applications, testing and payment. New students will need proof of high school completion and immunization information to enroll. […] Read more of  Three Rivers Community College to host Super Saturday

Shots fired at crowd leaving house party

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police are investigating after someone fired shots at a crowd leaving a Connecticut house party. Police say they received multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers reported several juveniles running from the Norwich home. Related: Norwich Police investigate after shots fired Authorities say a house party had just ended when someone fired five gunshots into the crowd. No injuries have been reported, but one bullet caused damage to a nearby home after it went through two walls of a bedroom. An investigation Read More …

Police: Shots fired at crowd leaving house party in Connecticut

NORWICH >> Police are investigating after someone fired shots at a crowd leaving a Connecticut house party. Police say they received multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots around 11 p.m. Tuesday. Upon arrival, officers reported several juveniles running from the Norwich home. Authorities say a house party had just ended when someone fired five gunshots into the crowd. Read More of  Police: Shots fired at crowd leaving house party in Connecticut

Police: Suspect fired 5 gunshots toward people leaving Norwich party

NORWICH – Police are investigating an incident in which they say gunshots were fired by an unknown person toward a crowd leaving a large house party in Norwich Tuesday night.At 11:10 p.m., police say they received numerous 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of McKinley Avenue. According to police, responding officers located several juveniles running from the area of a residence on McKinley Avenue at Perkins Avenue. Police said they determined a house party had […] Read more of  Police: Suspect fired 5 gunshots toward people leaving Norwich party

Norwich Shooter Fired Toward Crowd, Hit House, Police Said

Police said they are trying to find out who fired shots toward a crowd late Tuesday night, nearly striking someone in a bedroom down the street. No injuries were reported. Numerous 911 calls reporting shots fired in the area of McKinley Avenue in Norwich came in about 11:10 p.m., police said. When… Read more of  Norwich Shooter Fired Toward Crowd, Hit House, Police Said

Norwich Police investigate after shots fired

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) Norwich Police are investigating after reports of shots being fired after a party Tuesday night. At approximately 11:10 p.m. Tuesday night, Norwich Police officers were dispatched to the area of McKinley Avenue after receiving multiple phone calls reporting shots fired. Upon their arrival, officers witnessed several juveniles running from the area of a residence on McKinley Avenue at Perkins Avenue. Investigation led officers to believe that a large house party had just ended when an unknown suspect fired approximately 5 shots toward the dispersing crowd. Officers later Read More …

Norwich police investigate two fires they say were set in about two weeks

Norwich Police Arson Poster for Second Avenue Fire (Image provided by Norwich Police) NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — Police don’t know if Monday morning’s fire in the Greenville section of Norwich and a fire in Taftville on Monday July 3rd are related, but they do believe they were both set. Two incendiary fires in about two weeks. “They’re both different types of structures so that kind of doesn’t really fit,” said Norwich Police Sgt. Peter Camp. “Nonetheless when you have two arson fires within a two or three week period we Read More …

Norwich Police Investigate After 2 Fires Deemed Arson

Police are searching for information after two fires in Connecticut were determined to be arson. The Norwich Police Department says first responders were dispatched to a fire at an apartment building Monday morning. No injuries were reported, but an eight-member family has been displaced. Police… Read more of  Norwich Police Investigate After 2 Fires Deemed Arson

Norwich Democrats endorse newcomer Wilson for mayor over Braddock

NORWICH — Local Democrats endorsed newcomer Derell Wilson over Alderman and longtime business owner H. Tucker Braddock for mayor at their caucus Monday night.Wilson defeated Braddock 31-21 in the voting, Democratic Town Committee Chairman Larry Goldman said.”People felt the city needs to move forward in a different direction,” Goldman said. “Derell will be the one to take us in that direction.”Wilson has been involved with the state’s NAACP for years and is […] Read more of  Norwich Democrats endorse newcomer Wilson for mayor over Braddock

Norwich seeking $500K grant to help improve downtown traffic flow

NORWICH — The city has applied for a $500,000 state grant that would serve as a launching point for changes to downtown traffic patterns and pedestrian routes, including opening Water Street to two-way traffic, closing off part of Chelsea Harbor Drive and expanding Howard T. Brown Memorial Park. With the City Council’s approval at its July 17 meeting, city officials have applied to the state Office of Policy and Management for the 2017 Responsible Growth and Transit- […] Read more of  Norwich seeking $500K grant to help improve downtown traffic flow

Police investigating 2 Connecticut fires deemed arsons

NORWICH >> Police are searching for information after two fires in Connecticut were deemed arsons. The Norwich Police Department says first responders were dispatched to a fire at an apartment building Monday morning. No injuries were reported, but an eight-member family has been displaced. Police say firefighters responded to another blaze at an apartment building in Norwich July 3. Read More of  Police investigating 2 Connecticut fires deemed arsons

Police investigate after 2 fires deemed arson

NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police are searching for information after two fires in Connecticut were deemed arsons. The Norwich Police Department says first responders were dispatched to a fire at an apartment building Monday morning. No injuries were reported, but an eight-member family has been displaced. Police say firefighters responded to another blaze at an apartment building in Norwich July 3. No injuries were reported, but an unspecified number of people were displaced. The Norwich Fire Marshal’s Office has determined the cause of the fire in both cases to be Read More …