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New London school board rescinds appointment of Carter as superintendent

Premium Content UPDATED 10:32 p.m. Seventy-seven days after unanimously selecting Terrence P. Carter as the city’s next superintendent of schools, the Board of Education on...


NRC issues 'white' finding on Millstone

Premium Content The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has notified officials at Millstone Power Station about a preliminary finding of a safety violation involving Unit 3's turbine-driving auxiliary feedwater pump.

A little light grinding in New London

Premium Content Scott Loring of Loring & Son Masonry Restoration uses an angle grinder Wednesday to remove a piece of the original lightning rod near the top of the New London Harbor Light as part of the light's...


Raising hands the first day of school in Groton

Premium Content About 4,100 students went back to school in Groton this morning, and Superintendent Michael Graner said he was visiting the buildings and monitoring enrollment.

Weekapaug Point surfers take advantage of swells from distant Hurricane Cristobal

Premium Content NEW The National Weather Service issued a warning that dangerous surf and rip currents will affect Rhode Island and Massachusetts beaches through Friday due to the...

Radar used as window into past as searchers look for 17th century foundation in Mystic

Premium Content A team of archaeologists and soil scientists gathered at the Nature and Heritage Center at Coogan Farm Wednesday to use ground penetrating radar to find signs of what is thought to be the home of the...

East Lyme's top Democrat resigns from town committee

Premium Content Longtime Democratic Town Committee member and current Chairman Edward Morris has resigned from the town committee.

State hears appeal to determine fate of Norwich pit bulls

Premium Content The fate of two Norwich pit bulls held at the Norwich dog pound for the past 10 months in connection with an attack on young children last October was the subject of a daylong hearing at the state...


Premium Content State offers free private well testing

The state Department of Public Health announced Thursday that it will provide free private well testing for the first 250 people who come to the DPH education booth at each of three Connecticut agricultural fairs.

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Raw video:Tom Foley accepts nomination

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley accepts his party's nomination at the Villa Rosa Pontelandolfo Club in Waterbury after Foley won the Republican Primary Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014.

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Hartford rally protests officer's use of stun gun

Dozens of people rallied in Hartford to protest what they called a city police officer's unnecessary use of a stun gun on a teenager.


Jasper Johns' ex-assistant pleads guilty

New York - Pleading guilty to a single charge, a former Jasper Johns assistant told a federal judge Wednesday that he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist's Connecticut...

Bill Clinton to campaign in Rhode Island for candidate

Providence - Former President Bill Clinton is making a campaign stop in Rhode Island for Democratic candidate for treasurer Seth Magaziner.

Clinton will headline a rally for...



Eagle exits New London

Premium Content The U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle departs New London Wednesday, bound for the annual Schooner Festival in Gloucester, Mass., and then on a training cruise with a class of Coast Guard Officer...

Licia Albanese, reigning Met soprano of '40s and '50s, dies

Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the...

‘Fat Guys in the Woods’ feels like a teachable moment missed

Earlier this year, the Weather Channel had an odd and surprisingly spirited dust-up with DirecTV over the network's ratio of reality shows to weather reporting. DirecTV felt the ratio was too high...

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Premium Content Police logs - Aug. 28

Wilton Franck, 24, of 822 Coit St., Norwich, was charged Wednesday with second-degree failure to...

Premium Content Police logs - Aug. 27

Jessica Estrada, 30, of 425 Bridge St. Apt. 122, Groton, was charged Tuesday with two counts of...

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Steven G. Sheriff Jr., 45, of 50 Forest St., Apt. No. 2, Groton, was charged Sunday with evading...

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Premium Content UPDATED: Navy seaman arrested for alleged abuse of infant

Groton Town police have arrested a 24-year-old Navy seaman for allegedly causing life-threatening...

Premium Content East Lyme teen struck by car listed in good condition

The 16-year-year-old girl who was hit by a car while running on Route 1 was listed in good...

Premium Content Man arrested in Old Saybrook gun shop thefts

Police arrested an Old Saybrook man Tuesday on charges he stole 13 handguns and three high-powered...


Premium Content Court will oversee three-year redevelopment of troubled New London high-rise complex

Tenants of the Thames River Apartments in New London thanked a judge and hugged their attorney...

Premium Content Driver sentenced to 14 years in triple fatal DUI wrong-way crash

Frank J. Sundstrom, who was drunk and driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 on Dec. 11, 2012, when...

Premium Content Judge sets date to hear injunction request by New London police chief

A judge in New London this week set a Dec. 9 date for a hearing on a motion for a preliminary...

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