The DOT announced that beginning Friday, October 15, 2021, lane closures and/or lane shifts will be installed approximately a half mile south of Exit 18 on I-395 NB and SB. The lane closure will be installed from Friday at 7 PM until Monday at 2 PM in the northbound direction, and Friday at 7 PM until Monday at 5 AM in the southbound direction.
As life starts to return to normal and the holidays arrive, many of us will be back on the road again. More time on the road means more opportunities for distracted driving. As of October 1, penalties for texting and driving increased in an effort to stop distracted driving.
The 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on Saturday morning devastated Jeremie and many surrounding villages and the aftermath continues to affect Haitian families there and here. The Haitian Health Foundation that is operated and funded in Norwich, continues its decades-long commitment operating six clinics around the area of the hard-hit town and surrounding villages on the island.