Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” who terrorized South Los Angeles for decades, has died in a California prison. Read the rest of the article on connecticut.news12.com READ MORE.
FRANKLIN – An 18-year-old North Franklin man suffered serious injuries Friday night after he was thrown from his vehicle, state police said.At approximately 10:02 p.m., Connor Pearo, of Route 32, was driving north on Route 32 near Mansfield City Road when he passed another vehicle on the wrong side, according to a state police accident report. READ MORE.
All events in March and April have been cancelled or postponed. Please stay tuned to our website and Facebook page for information on any future events. Read the article on calvertlibrary.org READ MORE.
NORWICH – The plan to install a roundabout in Franklin Square was presented in an informational session at City Hall on Tuesday night as the continuation of efforts going back over a decade to improve the traffic situation downtown.Public Works Director Patrick McLaughlin described the “connectivity” project as a way to make the streets more READ MORE.
Paul Franklin Kleppin Paul Franklin Kleppin, “Pop”, age 83, of New Milford, CT, died peacefully at home with his family, on Sunday, March 1, 2020…. Read the rest of the article on legacy.com READ MORE.
“When Philip Roth wrote his novel, ‘The Plot Against America,’ its fears of an anti-Semitic fervor in the United States seemed outlandish and unnecessarily alarmist to many, including me,” said Rabbi Michael Friedman, of Westport’s Temple Israel. That fear is now more real, so much so that the 2004 novel has been adapted as a READ MORE.
Thursday, March 12th at 1:00pm – All Things Culinary!: Cooking like Gordon Ramsey! We’ll be making dishes from Gordon Ramsey’s cookbook Maze. Come find your favorite at the library today! Read the article on calvertlibrary.org READ MORE.
Saturday, March 21st at 11:00am – Make Your Own Mud-Like Coffee Playdough!: Get ready for spring by joining Jenna in making your own Playdough with this hands on craft! Hide some creepy-crawly toys in the mud. Materials will be provided. Read the article on calvertlibrary.org READ MORE.
Saturday, March 14th at 11:00am – Make Your Own Coffee Filter Flower Pencil Toppers!: Get ready for spring by joining Jenna in making your beautiful flower pencil toppers. Great for all ages and materials are provided. Read the article on calvertlibrary.org READ MORE.
Asset manager Franklin Resources is buying rival Legg Mason for $4.5 billion, creating a business with a combined $1.5 trillion in assets under management. Read the rest of the article on connecticut.news12.com READ MORE.
IVORYTON – Plays for and about women, written by women and starring women, will be celebrated at the Ivoryton Playhouse at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 22. For the fourth year, the Women Playwrights Initiative will serve as an incubator to foster new works that view women in a quartet of unique situations, ones READ MORE.
Jean-Paul Laguerre, a civil engineer for Norwich, said he gets calls all the time about road conditions, but he said things are generally fine.“Sometimes you get there and say, ‘Man, I can’t believe this person is complaining about the condition when there is only one crack,’” he said.For towns and cities in the area, there READ MORE.
Franklin Elementary School will have a few extra things to celebrate when students and staff get together on Feb. 20.The school has been named a School of Distinction by the Connecticut’s Department of Education for its students’ efforts in improving their math skills.”We really focused on math last year, and the distinction was based on READ MORE.
By Elizabeth ReganFor The BulletinLilli Franklin is learning how to be independent.The 22-year-old with a developmental disability keeps her own apartment in Danielson, so that’s one step. The next is finding a job.“I’m just trying to get a chance to work on things more by myself, without needing help,” Franklin said.That’s where an internship at READ MORE.