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Local News for Norwich, Connecticut

November 11, 2018

City’s residents, officials reflect on 100 years since end of Great War

NORWICH – Braving chilly autumn weather, residents gathered Sunday at multiple events in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.First known as Armistice Day, now Veterans Day, the national holiday originated a century ago when the Great War concluded at the 11th hour, on the 11th day, of the 11th month of 1918.With that in mind, it was promptly at 11 a.m. when American Legion Post 104 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2212 marked the centennial with an […]

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