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Richard Foye named acting superintendent of New London schools

Premium Content NEW New London native Richard P. Foye, who was passed over a decade ago to serve as superintendent of the city's schools, was named acting superintendent today, the district announced in a press release.

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New home in Groton may be sign of things to come

Premium Content The Graders decided to tear down their 74-year-old home this winter, after damage from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 flooded the main floor. They are replacing it with a modular unit raised up for higher sea levels.

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New London mayor suspends police chief, calls for an investigation

Premium Content Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio on Thursday suspended Police Chief Margaret Ackley with pay “pending the outcome of an investigation into her conduct as Chief.” Ackley's suspension came one day after she filed a request for an injunction against the mayor, asking a judge to halt his alleged...

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Firm founded by Heather Somers didn't meet investment goal

A company founded by Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers benefited from a $1 million equity investment from the state in 2000 meant to spur job creation - a goal that was never met, according to the quasi-state agency now overseeing the program.

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McKinney, GOP candidate for governor, critical of Foley promises

Premium Content On Thursday, state Sen. John McKinney, R-Fairfield, held a press conference in Stratford to explain a plan to eliminate the state income tax for tax filers who earn less than $75,000. The plan would begin in fiscal year 2016-17 and reduce state revenues by $746 million.

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Reconstruction begins on town portion of Niantic Bay Boardwalk

Premium Content The boardwalk design calls for a reconstructed concrete pathway, with a steel bulkhead, that will form, along with Amtrak’s existing walkway, a 1.1 mile path along Niantic Bay.

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Premium Content Retain recognition rules

The decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to postpone implementation...

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The following editorial appeared recently in the Pittsburgh...

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After reading all the articles about Terrence Carter, I think he would...

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On Sunday, July 27, in the morning, my rescue puppy pulled the leash...

Premium Content Foley bobs, weaves and ducks the issues

Tom Foley, the Republican front runner in the race for governor, likes...

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Premium Content Connecticut needs to repair weakened FOI law

The Connecticut General Assembly needs to get to work in 2015 to repair...

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