Local News for Griswold, Connecticut


Griswold school HVAC repairs expedited

GRISWOLD – Repairs to the town’s middle and elementary schools’ heating, ventilation and air conditioning units were expedited, using money saved from the school’s early closure, said Sean McKenna, Griswold schools’ superintendent.The maintenance work is part of the first phrase of repairs for Griswold schools following the buildings conversion from oil to natural gas. McKenna announced that READ MORE.

Animal Architects Topic

LITCHFIELD – White Memorial Conservation Center will host a virtual program on Animal Architects with Gerri Griswold at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, via Zoom. Read the rest of the article on primepublishers.com READ MORE.

Three-vehicle crash in Plainfield leads to citation

PLAINFIELD – A Griswold man was cited Wednesday night for allegedly running a red light and causing a three-car crash in Plainfield, police said.At approximately 8:04 p.m., Plainfield police, fire and ambulance members were dispatched to the intersection of Norwich and Academy Hill roads for a crash.Police said a 24-year-old New Hampshire man was stopped READ MORE.

Griswold Museum show ‘Sanctuary’ now online

OLD LYME – The Florence Griswold Museum presents “Sanctuary,” a Juried Online Photography Exhibition, on its website through the end of May. View exhibition at flogrisphotocontest.artcall.org/pages/web-gallery While the museum is closed through at least May 31, the grounds are open as long as visitors practice social distancing and any other advised precautions. FlorenceGriswoldMuseum.org has virtual READ MORE.

Florence Griswold Museum featuring online exhibits

The Florence Griswold Museum is closed through at least May 31, but the museum’s website is featuring virtual tours, a history blog, activity tutorials, learning resources, online programs and virtual galleries during the coronavirus pandemic.The museum’s current exhibition, “‘Nothing More American:’ Immigration, Sanctuary, and Community — An Exhibition by Matthew Leifheit,” features nearly 300 submissions READ MORE.

A Mother’s Day message of hope

Griswold High School senior Cheyenne Zvingilas gave up indoor track this past winter to focus and prepare for softball this spring. The Wolverines have been perennial ECC and state championship contenders and Zvingilas wanted her senior season to be the best one ever.Due to the coronavirus, she won’t play a single game this spring.Zvingilas, a READ MORE.