• Norwich January 19, 2023 5:08 pm

    Diocese of Norwich Proposes Bankruptcy Plan, Includes Selling Saint Bernard School

    The Diocese of Norwich is proposing a $29 million trust to compensate more than 140 people who claim they were sexually abused by individuals connected to the diocese. The money for the trust fund will come from a variety of sources, including the proposed sales of Saint Bernard School in Uncasville and Xavier High School in Middletown. The Diocese filed…

  • Norwich January 19, 2023 4:40 pm

    Norwich Diocese Reorganization Plan Could Mean Bad News For Saint Bernard School

    As part of its bankruptcy reorganization plan, the Diocese of Norwich is proposing a plan to sell the Uncasville land on which the Saint Bernard School sits.

  • Norwich January 17, 2023 2:15 pm

    One Taken to Hospital After Fire at Norwich Apartment Complex

    One person was taken to the hospital after a fire at a Norwich apartment complex early Tuesday morning. Officials said firefighters responded to the Lofts at Ponemah Mills on Norwich Avenue just before 3 a.m. after the fire alarm went off. A sprinkler had gone off on the fourth floor and there were no signs of smoke, but water was…

  • Norwich January 16, 2023 6:10 pm

    Young People Lead March Through Norwich for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    The NAACP Robertsine Duncan Youth Council led a march through the streets of Norwich this Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The federal holiday was a day off from school, but not a day off from learning for the students. “It is probably cliché to say they are our future hope, the next generation, all those things, but you know there…

  • Norwich January 16, 2023 5:28 pm

    People Marched Through Downtown Norwich to Honor Civil Rights Legend

    A group of high school students marched through downtown Norwich to remember and honor Civil Rights legend Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Norwich January 11, 2023 4:30 am

    Route 97 in Norwich to be Closed for Hours Due to Crash, Damaged Utility Pole

    Route 97 in Norwich is expected to be closed for an extended amount of time on Wednesday after a crash that damaged a utility pole. Occum Fire Department said the closure is expected to last approximately 12 to 13 hours. According to fire officials, the crash involves a utility pole that was significantly damaged and needs to be replaced. It’s…

  • Norwich January 8, 2023 9:47 am

    Apartment Fire in Norwich Under Investigation

    An apartment fire that happened in Norwich last week is under investigation. Dispatchers received a 911 call on Wednesday around 8 p.m. about a fire at an apartment on Norwich Avenue. When crews arrived, they said they found heavy fire and smoke coming from the windows of the first floor apartment. Due to the magnitude and growth of the fire,…

  • Norwich January 4, 2023 11:38 pm

    Crews Battle Fire at Norwich Home

    Firefighters were working to put out a blaze at a Norwich home Wednesday night.

  • Norwich January 5, 2023 7:53 am

    Crews Extinguish Intense Fire at Norwich Home

    Firefighters put out a blaze on Norwich Avenue in the Taftville section of Norwich Wednesday night. A mayday was called for a firefighter who was trapped inside the home. Officials said the firefighter was safely taken out of the home and is expected to be OK. No other injuries were reported. Fire officials said the blaze extended through the roof…

  • Norwich January 4, 2023 9:44 am

    Dream Ride: Girl Returns to School After Cancer Treatment in Fire Engine

    Firefighters in Yantic made a little girl’s dream come true when they brought her to school in a fire engine Tuesday for her first day back after brain cancer caused her to miss a full year of school. Yantic Fire Engine Company #1 shared the story on Facebook.  They wrote that Meghana has always dreamed of arriving at school on…

  • Norwich January 4, 2023 8:04 am

    Fire Damages Multi-Family Home in Norwich

    A fire damaged a multi-family home in Norwich early Wednesday morning. Emergency crews were called to the home on McKinley Avenue around 3:20 a.m. When crews arrived to the three-family home, they said they found the first floor porch engulfed in fire. The fire was quickly extinguished with limited extension to the interior of the home on the first floor….

  • Norwich December 22, 2022 9:44 pm

    Man Dies After Pedestrian Crash in Norwich: Police

    A man has died after being hit by a car in Norwich Thursday night. Firefighters said they were called to Hickory Street at Golden Street for a reported pedestrian crash at about 4:30 p.m. Responding crews said the pedestrian sustained serious injuries as a result of the crash and was taken to the hospital. The man was later pronounced dead,…

  • Norwich December 20, 2022 6:58 am

    Man Shot in Head While at Gas Station in Norwich

    A man is recovering after he was shot in the head while at a gas station in Norwich overnight. Police said they received a call from Backus Hospital around 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday about a man who had arrived with a gunshot wound to his head. Investigators responded and said they determined the shooting happened at the Ravi Mart on…

  • Norwich December 14, 2022 6:20 pm

    Person Hospitalized After Being Hit by Car in Norwich

    A person has been taken to the hospital with injuries after being hit by a car in Norwich Wednesday evening. Fire officials said they were called to the area of Water Street and Courthouse Square at about 5 p.m. for a reported pedestrian crash. Responding crews said they found the pedestrian lying in the road alert and conscious. They were…

  • Norwich December 10, 2022 10:02 am

    Man Charged With Murder in Connection to Norwich Shooting

    A man has been charged with murder in connection to a shooting in Norwich that happened last month. Officers received a 911 call about an argument outside followed by a single gunshot and a woman down on the ground in a complex on West Thames Street on November 5 around 5:30 a.m. When police arrived, they said they found 30-year-old…

  • Norwich December 2, 2022 1:31 pm

    Person in Critical Condition After Being Hit By School Bus in Norwich

    A person was hit by a school bus in Norwich Friday morning and is in critical condition, according to police. Police said they received several 911 calls at 9:49 a.m. reporting a crash involving a school bus and a pedestrian in the area of 100 Town St. and there were serious injuries. The person who was struck was brought to…

  • Norwich November 30, 2022 5:33 pm

    Sikh Community in Norwich Concerned Over Disinformation

    Sikhs in Norwich say they are concerned after messages containing disinformation were spotted in the city earlier this month. Norwich police, alongside the FBI, are investigating.

  • Norwich November 30, 2022 5:59 pm

    Sikh Community in Norwich Concerned Over Disinformation

    Sikhs in Norwich say they are concerned after messages containing disinformation were spotted in the city earlier this month. Norwich police, alongside the FBI, are investigating. The messages were on a digital message board attached to a truck that was seen driving throughout Norwich. According to Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, a leader in the local Sikh community and a Norwich city…

  • Norwich November 28, 2022 1:01 pm

    Parents Hold Down Intruder Until Police Arrive After Home Invasion in Norwich

    A man with a rifle broke into a home in Norwich early Monday morning while three children were home and the parents held him down until police officers arrived, police said. A second person suspected of being involved has not been found. During the struggle over the rifle, a gunshot was fired into the ceiling, according to police.   When…

  • Norwich November 23, 2022 10:31 am

    Person Found Dead Under Collapsed Mobile Home in Norwich

    A person was found dead under a collapsed mobile home in Norwich on Tuesday night. Firefighters were called to help police with a technical rescue on Mohegan Park Road around 6:20 p.m. Officers were originally called there for a well-being check on a resident. When police arrived, they said they found the resident had died and was trapped in a…

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