Quarterback Jawaun Johnson rushed for 303 yards and seven touchdowns, including five in the second half, as Norwich Free Academy cruised to a 63-40 victory over New London in their Thanksgiving Day game to qualify for the Class LL playoffs.
NFA defeats New London 63-40
UPDATED 3:58 PM At about 1:30 p.m., the Gales Ferry Volunteer Fire Company responded to multiple calls reporting smoke coming from a boat at the marina on Chapman Lane. When firefighters arrived, they found one boat “heavily involved in fire” and four others at risk of being damaged, Chief Tony Saccone said.
The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base has done this event so many years in a row, they have it down to a science. Deep-fried turkeys in pans flew around a packed room as volunteers called out various groups to be seated and served. Including deliveries and the people served at the clubhouse, the sub veterans served about 1,250 people in total.
November is already a busy month at the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center, but when it's days away from Thanksgiving it can outright get “hectic.” Behind all the organized chaos is Sara Chaney, product manager at the food center.
Joyce Gardner said she could see several $100 bills inside, but did not want to be too nosey and never counted the cash before dropping it off at the Waterford Police Department.
A proposal to create a permanent Charter Review Board to evaluate the city charter and make recommendations for future changes is currently working its way through the City Council.
A few shoppers got a jump on holiday shopping by going out on a rainy Wednesday, while others plan to hit the stores today - after Thanksgiving dinner, that is.
Students at the John M. Moriarty Magnet School got three live examples of how the school's new health and fitness theme can apply to real life.