Navy Reserves of today, much more ready force


The Navy Reserves, which is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, has become a greater asset now than it was in the past.

EB planning today for tomorrow's growth in Connecticut, Rhode Island

To plan for growth it hasn't seen in 40 years, Electric Boat is identifying new training pipelines that will turn out the workforce of the future.

VA releases New London County benefits numbers

About 15 percent of all veterans living in New London County are receiving disability compensation, and less than one percent are receiving disability pension benefits, according to a recent report from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Coast Guard Museum receives first grant from Palmer Fund

The National Coast Guard Museum Association has received its first grant.

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Volunteer highlights ongoing need in Vanuatu

A Groton native and Peace Corps volunteer has a direct connection to the Tropical Cyclone Pam disaster and is focused on helping the area recover.

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New England Science & Sailing merges with New London Community Boating

Stonington-based science and sailing foundation to expand its presence in New London.

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There goes Sen. Formica, down Ritter's Seaside hole in Waterford

Sen. Paul Formica seems clueless about what's been going on at Seaside.

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Griswold man drags undercover trooper with car in attempt to avoid arrest

A Griswold man who was about to get arrested Thursday on a narcotics violation at his Norman Road residence injured a trooper with his vehicle as he attempted to flee the scene, police said.

Police ID Colchester murder victim

State police have identified the woman whose body was discovered on the side of the road as 28-year-old Nicole Kummer of Hartford.

Arson fire displaces eight early Thursday in New London

A two-alarm fire that displaced eight tenants early Thursday was intentionally set, New London Fire Battalion Chief Keith Nichols said.

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