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  1. American Ambulance to take over town's emergency serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Hartford Courant

    ... Allard said that the current garage is too small for American Ambulance vehicles. He said that both Griswold and Jewett City fire departments have offered to house American's vehicles in their fire houses until the facility can be upgraded to ...

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  2. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | TheDay.Com

    ... St. was charged Wednesday with five counts of second-degree failure to appear in court. Karen Clark, 62, of Jewett City was charged Monday in Griswold with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and speeding. Sarah Morgan, 40, of 20 ...

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  3. Fire Department boot drive helps make families merryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hartford Courant

    With just under two weeks to spare before his annual rounds, Santa Claus made his annual stopover at Griswold Town Hall Dec. 13. Smiling and waving at passers-by on Main Street, and posing for pictures with his young fans, his real purpose was to lend a hand at the Jewett City Fire Department's annual toy and boot drive. "The weather is definitely in our favor," commented Santa, who during the rest of the year is known as fire department First.

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  4. Best-selling Author Wally Lamb Heads to the Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | UConn Advance

    Wally Lamb served as executive producer of a forthcoming feature-length film based on his novel Wishin' and Hopin', which was filmed locally in Willimantic, Jewett City, and Norwich. Even best-selling fiction writer Wally Lamb '72 , '77 MA admits he never could have envisioned it: The house in which he spent roughly 16 years penning several of his celebrated novels is now part of a movie set for a forthcoming feature-length film based on one of those books.

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  5. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | TheDay.Com

    ... while driving a motor vehicle and driving an unregistered motor vehicle. Ryan Brookman, 34, of 31 Pequot Trail, Jewett City, was charged Nov. 13 in Lisbon with second-degree failure to appear in court. Peggy Martinez, 25, of 3 Ravenwood Road, North ...

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  6. Repeat offender to serve five years for convenience store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Day

    A 28-year-old man who held up the Sam's Food Mart in Jewett City with a hunting knife in April will be sentenced in February to five years in prison. Prosecutor David J. Smith said Levasque walked into the store on April 1 with a foot-long knife, threatened the clerk and demanded money.

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  7. Repeat offender to serve five years for convenience store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Day

    A 28-year-old man who held up the Sam's Food Mart in Jewett City with a hunting knife in April will be sentenced in February to five years in prison. Prosecutor David J. Smith said Levasque walked into the store on April 1 with a foot-long knife, threatened the clerk and demanded money.

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  8. Donors can help local families have a merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Hartford Courant

    ... go out to families on the Monday prior to Christmas. Those who can't adopt a family can still help during the Jewett City Fire Department's 11th annual toy and coat drive Dec. 13. Members of the A.A. Young Hose & Ladder Co. will be outside Town Hall ...

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  9. Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local ScreeningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CTNow.com

    ... "Wishin and Hopin," the first Lamb novel to be adapted for film, was shot at Norwich Free Academy, as well as in Jewett City and Willimantic. The Christmas movie, which will be shown on the Lifetime Channel on Dec. 6, had its world theatrical ...

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  10. Balmy weather greets Santa for annual Snowflake ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Hartford Courant

    In a welcome contrast to last year's frigid temperatures, Santa and his missus were greeted by sunshine and shirtsleeve weather at Jewett City's annual Snowflake Parade Nov. 23. Temperatures in the 50s prompted many parade-goers to leave jackets at home and bask in the glow of the season. A variety of floats and marching units representing local businesses, churches, civic and youth organizations marched down Main Street, tossing candy as they went, followed by a sizeable number of fire and rescue vehicles from local departments and surrounding towns.

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  11. I Am The American Legion - Bill CzmyrRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | American Legion Magazine

    His post - Post 15 in Jewett City, Conn. - was forced to close in 1993. That Memorial Day, he placed flowers on veterans' graves, working with another member who complained that no one was around to raise the colors.

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  12. Centenarian Leona Skoczylas reflects on her 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    ... can recall her years of working in the textile mills that once dotted eastern Connecticut. But the 100-year-old Jewett City resident isn't overly nostalgic for the "good old days". "I went from buggies to what we have now," she said. "When I was ...

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  13. Communities pay tribute to their military veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    ... speeches and ceremonies in honor of all who have served the nation through the generations. Guest speaker at the Jewett City ceremony was Ryan McKenna, a U.S. Air Force Reserve captain who also serves as the military and veteran representative for ...

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  14. Way out of foreclosure a dead endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Day

    Eugene and Lorri McGuire prepare their evening meal Sunday in the kitchen of their Decatur, Ala., home. The couple thought they had successfully sold their Jewett City properties before moving to Alabama, but they continue to receive water and sewer bills from the Town of Griswold because one of the properties is still in their names and someone is living there.

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  15. Property owners, tenants identify man who agreed to buy, rent homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Day

    When Eugene and Lorri McGuire signed this Quitclaim Deed, they thought they had sold their Jewett City property and that they would be free from debt. An investigation by The Day found more than a half-dozen instances across the state where property owners facing foreclosure allege they were misled and taken advantage of by Timothy W. Burke and companies with which he is associated.

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  16. Sunday & Monday: Property owners, renters duped in alleged housing scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Eugene and Lorri McGuire, formerly of Jewett City, pray over their Sunday evening meal in their Decatur, Alabama town home. McGuire thought he had successfully completed the sale of his Connecticut real estate only to discover later he had fallen victim to a complex real estate fraud.

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  17. Residents propose community garden for Jewett CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    For city dwellers who want to put fresh, healthy food on the family table while enjoying the pleasures of nature, community gardens are the perfect solution. Now some Griswold residents are exploring the possibility of creating a community garden for the residents of Jewett City and Griswold.

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  18. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    ... charged Monday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court. Bryan Connors, 25, of 9 Green Ave., Jewett City, was charged Monday in Montville with second-degree failure to appear in court. Brandon Smith, 27, of 32 Charter Oak Drive, ...

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  19. Police logs - Nov. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Day

    ... 1303, was charged Saturday with criminal violation of a restraining order. Gerald Young, 22, of 37 E. Main St., Jewett City, was charged Saturday with reckless endangerment, possession of drug paraphernalia, evading responsibility and driving ...

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  20. Obituary: Steven Palonen, 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Tierney, Candace and the late Robert Tallent of Columbia, South Carolina, Christopher and Carol Palonen of Jewett City, Connecticut, Phillip and Carol Palonen of Canterbury, Connecticut, Geraldine Palonen, and the late Sheila McHugh, Teresa Farmer, ...

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