WEDNESDAY EVENING UPDATE

RADGOWSKI ANNEX CLOSING

70 years after opening its doors, the Annex Building at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Montville is closing for good.  Governor Dannel Malloy says it’s all because the state’s prison population is dropping substantially. Malloy says shutting down the Radgowski Annex will save the state over three-million dollars a year.  The facility had 254 inmates, all of whom have been relocated.  21 correction employees have also been transferred.  The state’s declining prison population has led to the closure of several correctional facilities,

 

Wednesday Morning Update

No Smoking in Old Lyme

A no-smoking policy has been approved by the Old Lyme Board of Selectman for town facilities, including buildings, beaches and parks.  The next step is to create a town ordinance.  The policy, which asks  people to refrain from smoking is just a first step. It takes effect on May 1st.

Man Faces Manslaughter Charge

A Willimantic man was charged by State Police  with second degree manslaughter and other numerous offenses stemming from a Norwich car accident that took the life of a New Milford man last October.