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Fifty-five meals every 15 minutes: St. Vincent volunteers provide 550 Thanksgiving dinners

Volunteers Bruce Barbour, of Guilford, right, and Lisa Barbour, of Killingworth, center, place Thanksgiving meals in a box for volunteer Carmelle McArdle, of Bozrah, while she prepares boxes Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, at St. Vincent De Paul Place in Norwich for the drivers to deliver the meals to clients.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

This year, given the COVID-19 pandemic, the volunteers at St. Vincent’s were forced to change their plans, pivoting from a formal sit-down meal to lower-risk options, offering grab-and-go bags and deliveries right to the doorsteps of those in need.

Holiday craft fairs shifting with the times

A few groups have revamped their holiday events to keep the spirit alive in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Thanksgiving stroll

Members of the Sherman and Sherman-Watson families, of New London  take a break between Thanksgiving dinner courses and go for a stroll so they will have room later for their dessert buffet.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Members of the Sherman and Sherman-Watson families decided to take a break between Thanksgiving dinner courses to go for a stroll so they would have room later for their dessert buffet


One dog in Norwich long-desputed destruction order euthanized after illness

The elder of two dogs held under a destruction order at the Norwich dog pound since October of 2013 was euthanized after suffering from cancer.


Make A Difference: Catholic Charities

Because of of COVID-19 and the closing of the dad's place of employment, the family of five is struggling


Montville WPCA set to renovate or replace water tower

The authority was approved for a $776,000 grant from the State Department of Public Health for the project.


State to change ‘problematic’ health care pay model

Changes expected to produce about $95 million in savings


Female detective alleges "institutional sexism" within New London Police Department

Detective Melissa Schafranski-Broadbent is represented by attorney Jacques "Jim" Parenteau, the same lawyer representing Sgt. Cornelius "Neil" Rodgers, who is Black, in his claim of institutional racism with the police force.


Three armed with stolen gun steal BMW, crash into police car in Waterford

Three people from New Britain are facing a slew of charges after stealing a car, fleeing from police and crashing into a police vehicle with a stolen gun and drugs in the car Wednesday morning in Waterford.


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