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Huntington Homestead Museum to host talk

Dayne Rugh, president of the Society of the Founders of Norwich/Leffingwell House Museum and director of education at the Slater Memorial Museum will present a talk at 1 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Huntington Homestead Museum, 36 Huntington Road, Scotland.Rugh will speak on Eastern Connecticut and how it fostered the Revolutionary War. Tours will be READ MORE.

Ex-NFA security head granted accelerated rehabilitation

NORWICH – Citing his long history of public service and unlikelihood of re-offending, a Norwich Superior Court judge this morning granted a accelerated rehabilitation program to the former head of Norwich Free Academy’s security on interfering with police and other charges.If 61-year-old Kevin Rodino completes 20 hours of community service and avoids any arrest through READ MORE.

We wanted to give a big shout out to the City of Norwich Public Works Departments for tidying up the…

We wanted to give a big shout out to the City of Norwich Public Works Departments for tidying up the Norwichtown Green in preparation for Walktober 2019 kicking off on Saturday! Check out our events page on Facebook to see all the awesome events coming up this weekend! Thanks Public Works!! #nhs #norwichhistoricalsociety #norwichpride #publicworksisawesome READ MORE.

Central Avenue getting safety upgrade

NORWICH – A new project on Central Avenue is expected to make it a little more pleasant for pedestrians.Work is planned at four intersections – Fourth Street, Seventh Street, Eighth Street and 11th Street. It will involve painting crosswalks and adding what are called crosswalk extensions – areas at each corner extending into the street READ MORE.
Otis Library: Ken Keeley was at ...09/19/2019

Otis Library: Ken Keeley was at …

Ken Keeley was at Otis Library this evening to discuss his latest book “Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1959, The First 300 Years.” This book covers Norwich from its 1659 founding in Norwichtown to the Tercentennial Celebration of 1959. Thank you, Mr. Keeley, … Read the article on READ MORE.

Norwich Recreation Department fall program registration open

The Norwich Recreation Department recently opened registration for its fall programs, featuring two sessions this season.Courses for young children include Smart Start Multi Sport, Small & Tall Tumblers and Mini Star Tumblers. Courses for older children include fall basketball clinics, Intermediate Karate, Fencing Level 2, swim lessons, Beginner Dance, Beginner Tennis and Beginner Lacrosse.New this READ MORE.

Norwich auto racing great Bob Potter dies

NORWICH – Bob Potter, a local Hall of Fame race car driver, has died after reportedly having a medical emergency behind the wheel in Norwich on Tuesday afternoon.According to Norwich police, Potter, 78, appeared to have a medical emergency while driving his pickup truck west on West Town Street around 4 p.m. Tuesday.According to witnesses, Potter lost READ MORE.

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