Montville Navy vet shares story of service for national Veterans History Project


Retired Navy veteran Edwin "Bud" Atkins, who was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame in 2014, sat down with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, for an interview for the Veterans History Project.

Sub base to mark 4th of July with 21-gun salute

On Saturday, Naval Submarine Base New London will join other military installations across the country in marking Independence Day.

USS Pittsburgh escorted out to sea

A patrol boat from the U.S. Navy's Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 escorted the U.S. Navy Los Angeles class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) through New London harbor bound for sea Tuesday.

Sailor sentenced to 10 months for videos of female officers

Sailor guilty of illegally videotaping female officers; sentenced to 10 months in Navy brig

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General Assembly gives New London High School project the green light

The General Assembly on Monday unanimously approved the annual school construction bonding package, which was amended to authorize more than $98 million for the New London High School construction project.

Ocean Beach Park was built, from start to finish, in barely six months

After just over a year of planning following the 1938 hurricane, Ocean Beach Park was created just in time to open for the 1940 summer season.

Veterans' Memorial School in Norwich receives $425,000 federal grant

Veterans' Memorial Elementary School will receive a $425,000 federal grant to cover some of the same school improvement plans already in place through state grants at the Uncas and John B. Stanton schools.

Norwich to host vigil Thursday for 'Emanuel Nine'

Organizers of a public prayer vigil for the victims of the church shooting in Charleston, S.C., hope that people on their way to Norwich Harbor for Thursday night's fireworks festival will pause for a time outside City Hall to remember “the...

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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Fatal pedestrian crash in Preston

Preston — State police in Montville are investigating a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. The pedestrian, James Hubbard, 46, of Norwich, was killed shortly after 1:20 a.m. Friday on Route 2 in the area of Maynard...

Norwich police search for missing 16-year-old girl

Norwich — Police on Friday issued a Silver Alert for a missing 16-year-old girl who was last seen Wednesday. Keyana Watson is described as a black female with brown hair and brown eyes. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and...

Groton's July 4th parade to be held Saturday

Police say drivers should expect traffic delays and road closures before and after the annual July 4th parade that begins at 10 a.m. at Poquonnock Plains Park.

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Police: Ice cream truck driver impersonated wanted man

Police: Ice cream truck driver impersonated man with active arrest warrant

Petition seeks to remove slavery supporter's name from Yale college

The debate over removing symbols of slavery and racism, such as the Confederate battle flag, from places of honor is occurring at Yale University, where calls to rename Calhoun College have been revived.