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Portuguese Holy Ghost Society Fish Fry 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. Stonington Borough

Friday Film 1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Groton

Mystic Fire Department Fish Fry 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Mystic

A Posthumous Retropsective 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Stonington

Friday Night Film 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Groton

Dance at the East Lyme Senior Center 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Niantic

“Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Groton




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Police track down burglars

GROTON — Two New London men were caught red-handed in an attempted burglary Feb. 22.

Jacob W. Matzdorf, 19, and Andrew T. Maynard, 21 were charged with: conspiracy to commit 3rd-degree burglary; 3rd-degree burglary, 5th-degree larceny, 3rd-degree criminal mischief, 2nd-degree criminal trespassing, possession of burglary tools and interfering with a police officer.

In addition, Matzdorf was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon.

The two men live at 48 Crystal Ave., New London.

Officers responded to a call at 4:30 a.m., stating there was a robbery in progress. The resident had discovered that a storage shed that had been secured had been tampered and was open. The resident discovered two males fleeing the scene and called 911.

Police set up a perimeter and the State Police K-9 division was called. Tracks were followed, leading officers to a wooded area near Route 12 where the two men were caught.

The men were held on a $75,000 bond and will arraigned in New London Superior Court on Feb. 24.



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