Police Logs - July 22, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments around the region

Wellness Ride stopped in New London on Sunday

Former professional hockey player Richie Crowley, as part of an 85-day Wellness Ride and “Athletic Art” installation, is biking across the U.S from July to October and arrived in New London Sunday.

Police logs - July 21, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments around the region.

Police: Old Lyme man dead after single-car crash

A one-car motor vehicle accident on Town Woods Road, approximately a tenth of a mile east of Burr Road, about 7 a.m. Saturday morning has left a man dead, state police said.

Prominent Norwich property owners challenge tax assessments in court

Two dozen owners of prominent businesses and apartment complexes are suing the city in court to challenge property assessments.

Police logs - July 20, 2019

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region.

Norwich truck driver receives settlement for 2017 crash in Colchester

A Norwich truck driver who was injured after the tractor-trailer he was driving was forced off the road by a pickup truck with unsafe tires has received a $250,000 settlement.

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Couple turned 'a blank canvas' into a lavender oasis

Joy Xu of Norwich walks along the lavender after posing for photos for friends while visiting Lavender Pond Farm in Killingworth on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Even this season, when persistent rains over the fall, winter and spring killed mounds of plants, there's an aura of peace at Killingworth's Lavender Pond Farm and plenty to please the senses.

Vacancies high in New London school district

The New London school district, plagued by scandal even as it attempts to build a reputation for its magnet school offerings, is busy this summer filling some of the 76 vacancies reported as of June 21.

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Olde Mistick Village celebrates 46th annual Meet the Artists and Artisans

Nicole Lynch, of Seymour works on an oil painting while showing some of her work during the Meet the Artists and Artisans fair on Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Olde Mistick Village. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Artists and artisans braved the weekend's heat to display their original works

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Plan would make Old Saybrook coastal mansions eligible for disaster aid

In this April 2, 2019, photo, a multimillion-dollar home sits on a peninsula in Old Saybrook, Conn. The home is among more than 900 structures on the East Coast that would become newly eligible for federal disaster aid, under a proposed remapping of coastal protection zones by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (AP Photo/Dave Collins)

A proposed overhaul of federal protection zones along the East Coast would make hundreds of waterfront homes newly eligible for taxpayer-funded disaster aid

Heat, humidity grip East Coast another day; relief on the way

A firefighter cools off while fighting a five-alarm fire in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Sunday, July 21, 2019. (Christi Christo/The Boston Herald via AP)

The East Coast sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy