Food For Those in Need Seven Days a Week Across Southeast Connecticut

...on Wednesdays What: pre-bagged groceries Who: Anyone How: By appointment, call 860-443-6409 Catholic Charities – Diocese of Norwich at 20 Huntington Street, New London When: 9am to 4pm Monday through Friday What: pre-bagged groceries Who: Anyone How: Just show up! Jewish Federation Senior and Community Services in New London When:...

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Nutmeg Pharmacy to Open in Moodus, February 10

...in the village of Higganum within the Town of Haddam, one in the Village of Taftville within Norwich, and one in the Hamlet of Centerbrook, part of Essex. McKenna said that the pharmacy emphasizes a higher level of care by helping patients with medication management to plan out when they...

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SCCOG approves $1.1 million budget for 2020-21

...in Groton and the Naval Submarine Base in New London. As one of Connecticut’s nine regional councils of government, SCCOG’s duties include coordinating transportation planning for the region, supporting intergovernmental cooperation, and offering advisory expertise to member towns. Its offices are in Norwich and its member towns stretch from about...

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MIRA waste-to-energy deal faces major obstacles

...in the Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resource Recovery Authority about $59 per ton starting in 2021. SCRRRA members include East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Ledyard, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Sprague, Stonington and Waterford. The difference between the term sheet and what towns are willing to pay makes for “an...

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New 12-town Garbage Contract Stabilizes Costs for Member Towns

...$59 per ton. SCRRRA manages waste disposal and recycling contracts for 12 contiguous member towns — East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Ledyard, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Sprague, Stonington and Waterford. Together, the 12 towns generate about 135,000 tons of trash per year. In recent weeks, SCRRRA’s member towns...

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Saxophone Quartet Premieres Two Pieces for MMModern in Old Lyme

...Musical Masterworks annual outreach program, Project Fusion will be presenting 13 programs over four days in seven different schools in New London and Norwich during the week before the performance. As far as learning and playing the saxophone, Sawzin said, “It’s easy to make a sound, it’s super-difficult to make...

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Plans for Pharmacy in Moodus Announced, as Nathan Hale Pharmacy Closes

...town’s Economic Development Commission, had contacted him about starting a pharmacy in East Haddam. Nutmeg Pharmacy was formed in the past year out of a partnership between several independent Connecticut pharmacies, McKenna said. They currently have locations in Higganum, in Essex’s Centerbrook hamlet, and in Norwich’s Taftville village. Bordonaro’s Pharmacy...

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ECSU’s Sustainable CT Encourages Best Practices

...to help them understand what other towns are doing rather than reinvent the wheel.” Over half of the state’s municipalities have registered with the program. Among those towns in southeastern Connecticut are Old Lyme, Chester, Clinton, East Lyme, Essex, Groton, Norwich, Stonington, North Stonington, and Waterford. Old Saybrook and New...

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A Decades-old Promise of Sidewalks on Route 1 in Pawcatuck

...the state capacity for funding.” Stonington, Norwich, New London, Bozrah and Groton submitted applications. “Our committee reviewed the applications and toured all the sites individually. The COG agreed that Norwich’s project on New London Turnpike of a complete street improvement was our top priority,” Butler said. “All of the projects...

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Is Zoning a Promise?

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...look like us. In a 2010 news article in the Norwich Bulletin, spurred by a special issue of The Connecticut Economy: A University of Connecticut Quarterly Review, James Mosher raised questions of whether “people who look like us” is also another way of saying “old”: …zoning laws in some towns...

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Shoreline Food Pantries Consider Split

...week 90 or even up to 100 people would come,” said Tia Smith, the current coordinator of food pantry volunteers from St. Ann’s parish. “People have heard either how good the breakfast is or how complete the pantry is. We’ve ended up with a lot of guests from Norwich and...

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Stonington Struggles with Stillmanville Mill Cleanup

...$600,000 for debris removal. On a positive note, the debris removal is likely to cost less than $600,000, he said. For removing the debris in three weeks time, Wiese Construction Inc., of Norwich, bid $259,000 and Standard Demolition Services Inc., bid $327,300. At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency,...

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