THURSDAY EVENING UPDATE

TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN GOES TO REFERENDUM IN PRESTON

It’s now up to Preston voters to decide the fate of a proposed sale of the former state hospital property to the Mohegan Tribe.  A town meeting Thursday night decides to send the draft agreement to an April 18th referendum. The only public comment came from one  resident who thought a public safety facility should be included in the development, to be funded by the tribe. 

 

THURSDAY MORNING UPDATE

SPEEDBOWL OFFICIALS RESIGN

Seven members of the Waterford Speedbowl officiating crew have handed in their resignations.  The employees were not able to cope with the particulars of the charges against Speedbowl owner Bruce Bemer. He was arrested last week and charged with patronizing a trafficked person.  At this time, no statement has been issued as to whether or not the track will open as planned on May 6th.

 

POSITIVE JOB NEWS
There is good news on the employment front in the region. 
 

THURSDAY MORNING UPDATE

SPEEDBOWL OFFICIALS RESIGN

Seven members of the Waterford Speedbowl officiating crew have handed in their resignations.  The employees were not able to cope with the particulars of the charges against Speedbowl owner Bruce Bemer. He was arrested last week and charged with patronizing a trafficked person.  At this time, no statement has been issued as to whether or not the track will open as planned on May 6th.

 

POSITIVE JOB NEWS
There is good news on the employment front in the region.