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Norwich, New London weekly drive-thru food distributions extended through May

Volunteers load food into cars at a distribution from the Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare Jan. 25, 2021, in Norwich. Weekly food distributions in Norwich and New London by the Connecticut Food Bank/Foodshare have been extended through May, in Norwich on Mondays and New London on Fridays.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Additional food distributions will be held on the fourth Wednesdays in April, May and June at the Rose City Senior Center in Norwich.

Connecticut reckons with pause in administering Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The state has had to change its vaccination clinic plans, especially regarding mobile vans, and local health districts and pharmacies are shifting to using Moderna and Pfizer vaccines only for the time being.

Free internet access in New London closer to a reality

The city is working to finalize a project to extend free internet access to hundreds of New London homes, targeting those without the means to afford access on their own.


Gaming-revenue bill would be boon for municipalities, tourism, community college students

Bill’s passage is contingent on the legislature’s also approving a separate bill based on the gaming agreements Gov. Ned Lamont’s administration has negotiated with the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.


East Lyme police chief decries 'abhorrently low' staff levels

East Lyme police officials are asking for two new officers in the upcoming budget year as part of a broader plan to augment staffing levels over time.


Connecticut man found dead after standoff in Branford

Officers were called to the scene on a report of shots fired shortly after 12 p.m. EDT and encountered heavy gunfire coming from the upper floors of a building that has a hair salon on the first floor, Branford police said.


Montville Housing Authority residents speak out against management

Tenants, experts, town officials and former authority commissioners are calling its practices into question.


Mobile unit to help people apply for rental, utility assistance makes stops in region

A mobile van to help people apply for the state's UniteCT rental and utility assistance program also will visit Groton, Pawcatuck, New London, Old Saybrook and Jewett City this month, in addition to stops in Norwich.


Stonington begins considering creation of cultural districts

Wendy Bury, the executive director of the Cultural Coalition, outlined an opportunity Tuesday for the town to form a designated cultural district that she said would provide a host of benefits for the community.


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