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    TUESDAY VIGIL Community groups in Norwich will be gathering in front of City Hall Tuesday night to respond to the violent while supremacist rally held August 12th in Charlottesville, Virginia. The 6 PM vigil is titled “A Community Gathering for Unity, Clarity, and Dispelling Darkness”, and is co-sponsored by the Norwich Area Clergy Association, the local NAACP, and other organizations. DEFLATED TIRE-DRIVING A Norwich woman is to appear in court September 7th after allegedly driving through Ledyard Friday night intoxicated in a car with two deflated tires.  More »

    MALLOY BUDGET PLAN Governor Dannel Malloy’s new spending plan would eliminate state education aid to 85 school districts and cut school aid to another 54 cities and towns, if the state budget impasse isn’t resolved by next month.  The Democratic governor announced a new executive order Friday that would provide $1.46 billion to school districts with the highest student needs and greatest reliance on state aid. Thirty districts designated as the state’s neediest would see no aid cuts.  More »

    REID AND HUGHES The future of the vacant Reid and Hughes building in Downtown Norwich could be determined on Monday night. The city council is expected to act on a proposed development agreement that would allow the Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development to convert the Main Street building into housing and retail space. The deal would require the Institute to stabilize the building over the winter and secure financing for the project within three years.  More »


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Billy Joel wears yellow Star of David during concert

The Piano Man's daughter and ex-wife posted in support of his silent protest.

Prosecutor: Bill Cosby's retrial to be delayed

The comedian's second trial was set to begin in November.