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  1. Voters opt for contract with American AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    ... by patients' insurance companies. Eventually, the company would look to acquire property in town, preferably in Jewett City, where it could build a permanent facility, Aliano said. While the company has been providing paramedic service to Griswold ...

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  2. Firefighters: Sacrifice family time to sharpen skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Hartford Courant

    Jewett City firefighters Scott Walker, Thomas Mieldzioc and Kevin Carota and Cadet Nicholas Dudek recently completed training at several state fire fighting academies. Photo by Janice Steinhagen.

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  3. Rescue Group Endures Icy Crash to Save 28 PupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | NBC Connecticut

    The Connecticut animal rescue group Wings of Freedom almost needed some rescuing of its own over the weekend when a company became part of a massive slip-and-slide crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. Lora Rainier, chairman and founder of the Jewett City agency, was driving with her daughter and a fellow member when the car hit a patch of ice and spun out of control.

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  4. Solarize Griswold pitching solar panels for homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Hartford Courant

    ... the state, which locks solar panel users into a fixed monthly payment and allows for a buyout option. Because Jewett City is served by the borough's own Department of Public Utilities, borough residents are not currently eligible for the program, ...

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  5. Town OK's sale of former factory site to UCFS for health centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Hartford Courant

    ... new home that will house a wider range of health care services and enliven a long-abandoned 2.3-acre property in Jewett City. Griswold residents at town meeting Jan. 13 voted unanimously to approve sale of the former Triangle Plastic Wire and Cable ...

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  6. Child abuse case ends with reduction of chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Day

    ... baby's mother while she was pregnant and the couple and baby were living in an apartment on Anthony Street in Jewett City. The mother, who was showering when Murray told her something was wrong with the baby, called 911. The child, identified as ...

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  7. Child abuse case ends with reduction of chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | The Day

    ... baby's mother while she was pregnant and the couple and baby were living in an apartment on Anthony Street in Jewett City. The mother, who was showering when Murray told her something was wrong with the baby, called 911. The child, identified as ...

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  8. Mother walks out of accused child abuser's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | TheDay.Com

    ... minor. He is charged with inflicting serious injuries on the two-and-a-half month son of his girlfriend at their Jewett City apartment in 2011. Murray, who met the baby's mother while she was pregnant, admitted to state police that he had bounced ...

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  9. State Troopers administered Narcan to overdose victim Saturday in GriswoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | TheDay.Com

    State police Saturday administered an emergency dose of Intranasal Naloxone, also known as Narcan, to an unresponsive man who was found sitting in a car in the rear of the Jewett City Pharmacy on Main Street. Troopers First Class Kevin Moore and Darwin Garnett were dispatched to the area at 3:21 p.m., where they found the unidentified man unconscious with labored breathing.

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  10. State Troopers administered Narcan to overdose victim Saturday in GriswoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | TheDay.Com

    State police Saturday administered an emergency dose of Intranasal Naloxone, also known as Narcan, to an unresponsive man who was found sitting in a car in the rear of the Jewett City Pharmacy on Main Street. Troopers First Class Kevin Moore and Darwin Garnett were dispatched to the area at 3:21 p.m., where they found the unidentified man unconscious with labored breathing.

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  11. Defendant tries to suppress his confession in shaken baby caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | TheDay.Com

    ... she was pregnant, was present at the birth and considered the baby his son. The couple were living together in a Jewett City apartment when the unresponsive child was taken to the Connecticut Children's Medical Center via Life Star helicopter. ...

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  12. Staff Favorites of 2014: MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Day

    ... new comedy. "Wishin' and Hopin'" - based on Wally Lamb's bestseller and filmed in Norwich, Willimantic and Jewett City - beguiles with its throwback tale of a boy growing up in 1964 Connecticut. Put Brendan Gleeson's controlled, contained but ...

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  13. Police logs - Dec. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Day

    ... with breach of peace and driving while his license is suspended. Fredrick J. Basnight, 40, of 22 Mechanic St., Jewett City, was charged Tuesday with second-degree failure to appear in court. Joseph Mellino, 31, of 42 Cherry Lane, Uncasville, was ...

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

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  15. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | 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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  16. Fire Department boot drive helps make families merryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | 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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  17. Best-selling Author Wally Lamb Heads to the Big ScreenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | 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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  18. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | 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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  19. Repeat offender to serve five years for convenience store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  20. Donors can help local families have a merry ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | 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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