Touch and go in New London


La Skye Joyner, right, 8, of New London chases her friend Nyomi Malloy, 7, of New London during a game of tag Thursday along Maple Avenue in New London.

Waterford board backs 3-year deal with teachers

The Board of Education unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the Waterford Federation of Classroom Teachers at the board’s meeting Thursday.

Stonington building committee looks at possible sites for new middle school

The K-12 School Building Committee is considering three properties in town for the site of a new middle school, which has emerged as the preferred option among school officials for upgrading the town's aging elementary schools.

LOCAL

East Lyme, Friends of Oswegatchie Hills close on Bayreuther property

The 37-acre Bayreuther property in the Oswegatchie Hills along the Niantic River is now officially preserved.

New NPU million gallon water tank in Lebanon nearly completed

Norwich Public Utilities is nearing completion of a new 1 million gallon, $1.6 million concrete water tank on Camp Mooween Road just west of the Route 2 highway and hopes to be ready to fill the tank in about two weeks.

Artist Ruley, son-in-law Harris reinterment ceremony brings 'strong sense of peace' to family

Gladys Traynum, Harris' stepdaughter and Ruley's granddaughter, sat in a wheelchair rubbing the top of Ruley's new gravestone throughout the service at his grave.

Norwich gathering looks at procedures, pitfalls of interactions with law enforcement

Norwich police and the NAACP on Thursday sponsored "Both Sides of the Law," a forum to explain why police do the things they do.

Police identify woman found last week in Niantic River

State police today identified the woman whose body was discovered last week near the shore of the Niantic River as 42-year-old Julie Lanati of East Lyme.

Police find missing East Lyme boy

East Lyme — Police on Thursday canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 12-year-old boy.

STATE

Foley a no-show for latest gubernatorial debate

The discussion of the issues in the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate was overshadowed by the elephant who was not in the room Republican candidate Tom Foley.

Nine in state quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

Nine people in Connecticut have been quarantined by the state for possible exposure to Ebola, the state Department of Public Health said Thursday.

Nine people in Connecticut quarantined for possible exposure to Ebola

Nine people in Connecticut have been quarantined by the state for possible exposure to Ebola, the state Department of Public Health said today.

Michelle Obama to join Malloy at Connecticut Democrats rally

First lady Michelle Obama is expected to make an appearance in Connecticut next week to rally election support for Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.

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