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  • READER SUBMITTED: Columbus Ships Pinta And Nina To Land In Norwich

    On Thursday May 29 , the 'Pinta' and the 'Nina', replicas of Columbus' Ships, will open in Norwich.The ships will be docked at the Marina at American Wharf, until their departure early Wednesday morning June 4. The 'Nina' was built completely by hand and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Technical High School Students Showcase Their Skills During SkillsUSA Competition

    In more than 72 specialized contests that simulated on-the-job challenges, 351 students from 15 technical high schools across Connecticut earned top honors during SkillsUSA Connecticut's 37th Annual State Leadership Conference and Skill Championships held...
  • Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

     Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street
    Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The circumstances...
  • Villa owner Lerner to decide on future at end of season

    (Reuters) - Aston Villa's American owner Randy Lerner will wait until the end of the season before deciding upon his future with the club, amid speculation he is looking to sell his stake in the English Premier side. British media have continued to...
  • Sports on TV

    SUNDAY'S TELEVISION HIGHLIGHTS ++++++++++++++++++++ || MLB || St. Louis@Washington || MASN1:30 || || Yankees@Tampa Bay || MLB1:30 || || Orioles@Boston || ESPN7 || || St. Louis@Washington (T) || MASN11:30 || || Orioles@Boston (T) || ESPN21 a.m. || ||...
  • More Firearms Training?

    Regarding the story "State Backs Police In Fatality" [April 16, Police Briefs]: Is it me, or does anyone else think the Norwich Police Department needs more firearms training? There were 41 shots fired at a suspect. He was hit six times. Where are the...
  • Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness

    Robert Davidson Was A Vocal Advocate For People With Mental Illness
    Bob Davidson's goal in life was to reduce the stigma suffered by people with mental illness, and help them get the support they needed — preferably in a community setting with housing, peer support and counseling. He spoke frequently at the...
  • CNN goes overboard with Flight 370 coverage

    "Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!" For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season. AND now I suggest that CNN can...
  • Norwich Man Charged With Possession Of Heroin, High Capacity Magazines

    Norwich Man Charged With Possession Of Heroin, High Capacity Magazines
    NORWICH — A 25-year-old man was arrested Wednesday night after a police raid that uncovered more than $2,000 worth of heroin and seven undeclared high capacity magazines for firearms, police said. James W. Blacker, of Scotland Road, was charged...
  • Four Families Displaced By Norwich Fire

    Four Families Displaced By Norwich Fire
    NORWICH — Eight people were displaced by a two-alarm fire that broke out Sunday morning in a multi-family home at 218 Washington St. The call came in about 8:15 a.m., a Norwich police and fire dispatcher said. It took firefighters two hours to get...
  • Norwich Police Justified In Using Deadly Force, State's Attorney Says

    NORWICH — The deadly force used by seven police officers who fired 41 shots at a despondent man armed with what appeared to be a handgun in February 2013 has been ruled appropriate by the state's attorney's office, according to a report released...