Archive for August 30th, 2011

August 30, 2011

Survey: How did Hurricane Irene Affect You?

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August 30, 2011

High School to Open Late

If you’re a high school student who’s enjoying the summer, you can sleep in tomorrow. Classes at Wolcott High School are cancelled.

If not – wake up early – its time to go back to school! All elementary schools and Tyrrell Middle School will be opening on time Wednesday.

August 30, 2011

High School Opening Could Be Delayed; Community Hurricane Center Still Open

The first day of school is Wednesday, but Wolcott High School students may get one more summer day off. Wolcott School superintendent Joseph Macary has informed the Whisper that power has been out since Hurricane Irene rolled through Connecticut. “We know where the tree branch came down, but it’s just a matter of CL&P of fixing it.” Macary says that a determination of whether or not to open school will be made closer to the opening period tomorrow morning, as the electricity could be restored at almost any time.

Classes will start at the other four town schools on schedule. “We’ve had no other problems other than some

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August 30, 2011

Road Closures

The Old Tannery Brook flooded Nutmeg Valley Rd. after the storm

All roads in Wolcott, including the industrial park have been open since Monday morning. There are no reported washouts or continuing traffic issues as of Monday morning. The Public Works Dept. does

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August 30, 2011

Donations From Animal Shelter Supply Fund Saves Puppies

By Joe Ouimet
Three shepherd mix puppies that could fit in your pocket were scurrying around the intersection of Garrigus Court and Meriden Road. Cars and trucks traveling their usual routes had no idea what was so close to their tires. Erica Hellman did notice them and took action to save the three puppies. She began the long road of rescue for Erika, Jacoby, and Drew (the brown and black puppies.)

The first night the three puppies had no issues, they played hard, ate well, and slept sound. Around 10am the next morning things took a turn for the worse. Little Jacoby began to have violent seizures and the other two weren’t playing anymore. Animal Control was called and they were immediately brought to Dr. Jeff Miller at the Wolcott Vet who dropped everything and began lifesaving work.

The word Parvo wreaks fear

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