NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwich Police have made a fifth and final arrest in a home invasion back in January. Officials say 34-year-old Danielle Dubicki of Norwich is now behind bars. Police say she played a role in the home invasion, in which the victim was beaten and robbed after ordering escort services off of the internet.
NORWICH — Elanah Sherman said Thursday she and others were not doing something courageous, but trying to bring attention to state funding cuts to services that help those with disabilities when they were arrested Tuesday during a protest outside the office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Sherman was one of five people the Capitol Police arrested at about 12:15 p.m. during a peaceful protest at the governor’s office. Malloy was not at the office at the time. They […] Read more of Norwich woman: Protest arrest at Malloy’s office was easy part
A Silver Alert was issued Thursday for 15-year-old Jaylynn Bugbee, whom police described as an endangered runaway. Bugbee is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 foot… Read more of Silver Alert issued for Norwich teen
NORWICH — Local members of the Sikh religious community said Thursday they welcomed the chance to talk with state Comptroller Kevin Lembo, a Democrat who is exploring a possible 2018 candidacy for governor.Lembo met with them for about an hour at the Courtyard Marriott in Norwichtown, where discussion turned to problems the Sikh community is facing in Connecticut, such as hate crimes. “Our major message is to increase acceptance of each other,” Swaranjit Singh […] Read more of Lembo, Sikh leaders talk diversity and acceptance
Moe’s Southwest Grill will be offering $5 burritos at the grand opening of their new Norwich location. Photo Credit: Moe’s Southwest Grill Read more of $5 Burritos at Moe’s Southwest Grill New Location in Norwich
NORWICH – A city woman was arrested on a warrant Wednesday night in connection to a Norwich home invasion in January in which a man, looking to use the services of an escort, was beaten and robbed, police said.Danielle L. Dubicki, 34, of Norwich, was arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit home invasion, conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree and conspiracy to commit larceny in the fifth degree.She was held on a $100,000 bond pending her arraignment […] Read more of Norwich woman charged in home invasion robbery
Norwich fire officials and city police used a forestry vehicle and a rescue basket to rescue a man with a leg injury in the woods near the Greeneville Dam Wednesday evening, fire officials said. Read more of Norwich Fire Department rescues man with leg injury
A fifth and final person has been arrested in connection with a January home invasion that occurred after a man sought sexual services via Backpage.com. Read more of 5th person arrested in scheme to invade Norwich man’s home
NORWICH – A man with a leg injury was rescued Wednesday afternoon near the Greeneville Dam, Norwich Fire Department said. At 5:24 p.m., Engine 2 was dispatched to a wooded area at the Shetucket River near the Greenville Dam to rescue an adult male with a leg injury, Norwich Fire Chief Kenneth J. Scandariato said in a Thursday press release. Upon arrival, Lt. Tim Teper requested additional resources due to terrain and access to the injured man, Scandariato said, and […] Read more of Firefighters rescue injured man near Greeneville Dam
In response to extremely warm and humid weather that is impacting Connecticut this week, Norwich Public Utilities has issued a power alert effective between 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday. Read more of NPU issues power alert day
Norwich Public Utilities has issued a power alert from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. today in response to extremely warm and humid weather. Photo Credit: AP Read more of Norwich Public Utilities Issues Power Alert
N. FRANKLIN – Herman R. Weingart, Jr, 82, died peacefully at Backus Hospital in Norwich on July 17th, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was… Read more of <strong><span style=”color: #ff0000;”><a style=”color: #ff0000;” href=”http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/RegisterCitizenObituaries/~3/xcoP3M4OB-A/obituary.aspx” target=”_new”>WEINGART Jr., HERMAN R.</a></span></strong>
Herman R. Weingart, Jr, 82, died peacefully at Backus Hospital in Norwich on July 17th, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born in Torrington,…
The Republican Town Committee endorsed former Mayor and current City Council President Pro Tempore Peter Nystrom for mayor, five council candidates and six candidates for school board at a caucus… Read more of Norwich Republicans endorse candidates
NORWICH — For the first time, Three Rivers Community College has landed on a prestigious national list of top higher education employers.The community college based in Norwich has been named to the 2017 Great Colleges to Work For list by The Chronicle of Higher Education, a trade publication for colleges and universities.It’s also the first time Three Rivers took part in the survey that determines which schools make the cut.The school also is the only […] Read more of Happy workers help put Three Rivers on national list
Norwich disabilities advocate Elanah Sherman was among five people arrested Tuesday at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office in a civil disobedience protest against funding cuts to services and agencies… Read more of Norwich activist participates in state Capitol protest
WALTER E. CANOVA 1941 – 2017 NORWICH- Walter E. Canova, 76, of Norwich died Tuesday afternoon. Walter was born in Norwich on June 29, 1941 the son… Read more of Canova, Walter E.
DOROTHY RUTH DROUIN 1932 – 2017 NORWICH- Dorothy Ruth Drouin, 85, of Plain Hill Road passed away peacefully in her sleep at home in the comfort of… Read more of Drouin, Dorothy Ruth
A local homeless man initially arrested on larceny and narcotics charges Monday evening allegedly became combative with police at the police station, punching, kicking and spitting on several… Read more of Homeless man allegedly assaults Norwich police officers during arrest
A local homeless man initially arrested on larceny and narcotics charges Monday evening allegedly became combative with police at the police station, punching, kicking and spitting on several… Read more of Norwich man allegedly assaults police officers during arrest
NORWICH — Lawyers for the owners of the Shetucket Iron & Metal Co., the defunct harbor-side scrapyard that will go on the auction block July 29, met privately Monday with the City Council for more than an hour. The executive session meeting came at the end of the council’s regular meeting, and after the city’s Harbor Management Commission gave a presentation of efforts underway to update the Norwich harbor management plan.”One of the goals of course is the […] Read more of Shetucket Iron lawyers, City Council meet in executive session
Chelsea Groton Bank recently named Miria Toth as assistant secretary, community education officer.Toth will be responsible for overseeing and expanding the community education program.Toth served as the Norwich Community Development Corp. marketing director for six years, where she developed public events with other community organizations and city agencies, oversaw economic development activities and managed the […] Read more of Chelsea Groton Bank names assistant secretary, community education officer
RONALD D. LABONTE 1949 – 2017 NORWICH- Ronald (Ron) D. LaBonte, 67, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. Ron… Read more of LaBonte, Ronald D.
JOSEPH AKSTEROWICZ 1926 – 2017 DUNEDIN, FL – Joseph Aksterowicz, formerly of Norwich, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the age of 90. He was… Read more of Aksterowicz, Joseph
THOMAS A. LEWIS 1931 – 2017 NORWICH- Deacon Thomas A. Lewis, 85, of Norwich, went home to the Lord on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Backus Hospital, with… Read more of Lewis, Thomas A.
KEVIN J. QUIGLEY Died – 2017 NORWICH- Kevin J. Quigley, 61, of Lambert Dr., husband of Ann Quigley, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday July 16. A… Read more of Quigley, Kevin J.
The City Council agreed Monday to send a proposed $3.2 million bond ordinance to purchase five new firetrucks to the voters after hearing from four volunteer fire chiefs about their struggles to keep… Read more of Norwich City Council sends $3.2 million firetruck purchase proposal to voters
PRESTON — The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a town meeting this week for voters to decide the fate of several issues, including a blight ordinance and a change to how the town would settle a $912,000 legal bill.The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Thursday at Town Hall in the conference room. The 2011 legal bill from Shipman & Goodwin is for work related to the purchase and development of Preston Riverwalk, the 393-acre former Norwich Hospital property […] Read more of Preston town meeting to tackle blight rules, $900K legal bill
NORWICH — Stephani Jones, the head of the science department at Norwich Free Academy, recently oversaw the school’s second annual summer program for aspiring science teachers working to get their teaching certification and also gain valuable first-time experience teaching children in the classroom. The UConn-NFA STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program took place July 10-13 at NFA’s Broadway campus.Q: What is the STEM summer camp?A: It’s a […] Read more of NFA’s science department says students, teachers learned at camp
SPRAGUE, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut State Police say a motorcyclist was killed when he went off the side of the road and was thrown into a utility pole. Police say 22-year-old Gregory Cruz of Norwich was riding west in Sprague late Sunday when he went off the road, hitting a curb. Cruz struck a utility pole as his motorcycle continued traveling off-road. Read More of Motorcyclist dies after hitting utility pole