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Breaking News

Breaking News
1:12 pm - January 16, 2018

Wednesday delivery may be disrupted due to snow

Due to Wednesday’s anticipated snowstorm, delivery of the Chronicle that day may be disrupted.

If that is the case, access to the Chronicle online edition will be free to all Wednesday at thechronicle.com.

Breaking News
1:35 pm - January 16, 2018

Local parking bans going to effect

WILLIMANTIC — With an impending snowstorm expected to hit the area tonight into Wednesday, the towns of Windham and Willington have announced parking bans.

The parking ban will be implemented throughout the entire town of Windham beginning Wednesday at 6 a.m.

Also a parking ban in Willington will go into effect when it starts snowing and will last into Wednesday evening.

That ban will be for the sides of roads and municipal lots.

Violators in Willington will be towed, according to Willington Public Works Director Derek Dimmock.

Local Headlines
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Deshawn Chapman, 10, of Windham, walks up to recite Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the Calvary Baptist Church in Willimantic on Monday. Photo by Amelia Ingraham.
Church, NAACP honor King
WILLIMANTIC — Martin Luther King Jr.’s vision involved fighting injustice in a nonviolent manner — a legacy the Windham-Willimantic...more

UConn volunteers during annual 'Day of Service'
STORRS — On their last day of relaxation before a new semester starts, a large number of University of Connecticut students...more

Wednesday's storm expected to be heavy and wet
While most adults probably won’t be happy with the weather Wednesday, children will be ecstatic. Another snowstorm is...more

Land once pegged for highway may become trails
COVENTRY — What was once pegged for a highway is now being pitched as a multi-purpose trail. As a result, the town is inviting...more

Bridge to be replaced one lane at a time
WINDHAM — After listening to concerns from the town, the state Department of Transportation has decided to keep one lane...more

State agrees with Route 207 worries
LEBANON — It’s been nearly five months since a local parent expressed her concerns about unsafe traffic on Route 207...more

Coventry seniors to learn about devices
COVENTRY — Seniors who received new devices for Christmas and haven’t figured out how to use them yet will have a chance...more

Info session slated on ECO program
WILLIMANTIC — Parents and Windham High School students are invited to an information session about the Windham Early College...more

Community logs
WILLIMANTIC POLICE 860-465-3135 Tavon Burch, 20, of 45A Coit St., Norwich, was charged with conspiracy, first-degree robbery...more

Sports

Windham High's Eddie Rivera looks for an open teammate during Saturday night's non-league boys basketball game against Parish Hill at Callaghan Gym. The Whips dropped an 86-45 Eastern Connecticut Conference inter-division decision to visiting Ledyard on Monday night. Photo by Michael Zaritheny.
Whips hang on to shade Saints
WILLIMANTIC – Neisha Rodriguez scored 11 points and the Windham High girls basketball team used a 19-3 first-quarter run...more

UConn responds to Texas-sized road challenge
AUSTIN, Texas — If one image could capture the essence of the nationally-televised Martin Luther King Jr. Day women’s...more

Warriors snap losing streak
WILLIMANTIC — The Salem State University women’s basketball team came back from nine points back with seven minutes left...more

Huskies look to tame Tigers
For 2-plus seasons, Jalen Adams could look up, look to others for leadership. Sterling Gibbs joined the University of Connecticut...more

Federer breezes to opening victory
MELBOURNE — Defending champion Roger Federer moved smoothly into his majestic stride with a straight-set win over Slovenian...more

Seguin's goal sinks Bruins
BOSTON — The bump in the standings that the Boston Bruins got from their 3-2 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars at the TD...more

Knicks slips past Nets
NEW YORK — If you draw up the perfect victory for the Knicks, it would look something like Monday: Kristaps Porzingis played...more

Paul's return a haunting reminder
LOS ANGELES — He arrived, officially, as a Houston Rocket. But Chris Paul was back at Staples Center on Monday as something...more

State Headlines

Norwegian Air to end service Connecticut to Scotland
WINDSOR LOCKS — Norwegian Air, one of two foreign airlines serving Bradley International Airport, announced Monday it is...more

Lawsuit claims VA surgeon left scalpel in patient
WEST HAVEN — An Army veteran from Bridgeport says an MRI revealed a surgeon left a scalpel in his abdomen four years earlier....more

Police seek identity of suspect in Canterbury assault
CANTERBURY — State police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man suspected of assaulting a woman in Canterbury....more

Cops: DUI driver went wrong way on 95
STAMFORD — A 26-year-old Darien woman drove the wrong way on I-95 early Monday and nearly caused several crashes before...more

Dog attacked, killed by pit bull and hound
WALLINGFORD — A pit bull and a hound attacked and killed another dog Monday afternoon, police said. According to police...more

Mail brings Bridgeport man bad news
BRIDGEPORT — Persistence earned a local man a jail cell. Police said Phillip Anthony harassed his mail carrier for several...more

Cops: DUI driver fell asleep in drive-thru
MILFORD — A 26-year-old West Haven man was arrested early Sunday morning after he was found sleeping being the wheel of...more

Obituaries

Diane Elaine Varga
CITRA, FL/ASHFORD, CT Diane Elaine Varga, 75, of Citra, Florida, formerly of Ashford, Connecticut, passed away...more

Opinion

Hop on a bus and see a UConn game
Attending a University of Connecticut men’s or women’s basketball game on campus requires a bit of pioneer spirit. After...more

Who needs America’s love more?
As our nation approaches the one-year mark in the administration of arguably the most controversial president in our history...more

Some nations are cesspools of misery
Some countries truly are s—holes — and that’s why the citizens who live there want to come to America so badly. Of...more

Your view
Editor: Just what is it going to take? What needs to happen before something or someone removes Donald J. Trump from the...more

National / World Headlines

Parents charged after 13 siblings found starved, chained in Calif
PERRIS, Calif. — The 911 call came in at 6 a.m. Sunday. A teenage girl was on the line with an unsettling...more

Olympic gold medalist says doctor sexually abused her
Four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles said Monday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician...more

Charge dismissed in mutilation case
DETROIT — The most serious charge against two metro Detroit doctors accused in the genital cutting of numerous minor girls...more

Possible measles exposure at O’Hare
CHICAGO — Anyone who visited O’Hare International Airport Wednesday morning or afternoon and who has not had a measles...more

Cranberries singer dead at age 46
LONDON — Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of popular Irish rock band The Cranberries, died Monday in London. She was...more

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