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New London school board ready to start new search for superintendent

Premium Content Now that it has voided its appointment of Terrence P. Carter as the superintendent of the city’s schools, the Board of Education finds itself back at square one.


Whatever floats your boat in Old Lyme

Premium Content A woman and child paddle toward the Connecticut River away from the Great Island Boat Launch in Old Lyme Friday.

Norwich rally calls for justice in Ferguson, Mo.

Premium Content The Aug. 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., was closer to southeastern Connecticut's minority community than the several hundred miles that separate the regions.


Navy seaman arraigned in alleged abuse of infant son

Premium Content A doctor who is treating a 2-month-old boy who was allegedly abused by his father called it the “worst case of serious physical injury she has seen in her career,” court records say. The father, Jordan Rittenhouse, who is accused of breaking 29 bones in his son's body, was charged with...


Community comes together revive water taxi idea

Premium Content The cities of Groton and New London have joined the state, Mystic Seaport and private donors to support a water taxi expected to run between Groton and New London during two weekends in September.


Get ready to memorize yet another number – 959, the new area code

Premium Content Southeastern Connecticut residents may soon have a new area code to deal with as a 959 alternative joins the established 860 as a prefix possibility in all but the southwestern part of the state starting Saturday.


What’s happening this weekend

Premium Content UPDATED: Jeff Beck joins with ZZ Top at Foxwoods

Premium Content The joys of rediscovering Vertrano's
Premium Content Welcoming the ‘Weekend’: Straight to VHS debuts new album
Premium Content Coast Guard Band in concert at Fort Trumbull
Premium Content Just Joshing: Josh Groban at Mohegan Sun

World War I: The Cost of Freedom

SEARCH for your southeastern Connecticut ancestor who fought in World War I. Readers may submit biographical information and photos, which will be added to an interactive database.

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Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 30

Meet the Artists and Artisans — ; Sat., Aug. 30

Rhythm & Roots Festival — ; Sat., Aug. 30

Weekend Flea Market — 9:00 am; Sat., Aug. 30

Coast Guard Band performs at Fort Trumbull — 3:00 pm; Sun., Aug. 31

Meet the Artists and Artisans — ; Sun., Aug. 31

Nutmeg Fife and Drum Muster — 11:00 am; Sun., Aug. 31

Rhythm & Roots Festival — ; Sun., Aug. 31


Premium Content Changes needed before New London supt. search renews

The New London Board of Education reached an obvious and unavoidable...

Premium Content Tom Foley’s high-wire gun law act

If Wednesday’s first gubernatorial debate set the tone for the...

Premium Content Fears Foley's stand on gun safety law

These days everyone wants their rights. They ignore the other half of...

Premium Content As always, bet on NL to make wrong choice

The letter, "Move CG Museum site, use tax money wisely," (Aug. 22),...

Premium Content Foley-Somers clarification: Some state help for business is OK

In last Sunday's column, I suggested Heather Somers, Republican...

Premium Content To help ticket, Somers needs to be candid, quickly

In 2000, her medical technology company obtained a $1 million boost from...