Connecticut Better Business Bureau soliciting nominations for local military heroes

Cromwell — Connecticut Better Business Bureau is soliciting nominations for nine local military heroes for recognition, at the BBB sponsored Military Appreciation Night on Aug. 21 at the Connecticut Tigers' Dodd Stadium in...

Thames River Detachment to hold planning meeting Tuesday

Norwich — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting at 6 p.m. on May 26 at the Norwich VFW. The agenda will cover State Convention planning, followed by the regular planning...

March of Dimes surprise military moms-to-be with baby shower

Groton — The March of Dimes surprised 27 expectant military moms in Connecticut with an educational baby shower and gifts at the Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa, just minutes away from Naval Submarine Base New London. The moms-to-be...

Perry Family Honored by The American Legion

Stonington – The officers and members of the James W. Harvey Post 58 of the American Legion recently honored the remarkable 60 years of service to their post by the late Andrew W. Perry II of Stonington. Serving as seaman first class...

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The Day wins awards from Connecticut SPJ

The Day was recognized by the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists for its series on heroin addiction and a foreclosure scam, as well as its investigation of New London superintendent candidate Terrence Carter.

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A Connecticut commuter train to Westerly?

An idea to extend Shore Line East service to Rhode Island needs traction.

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Motorcyclist injured in Stonington crash

Police say a motorcyclist was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when he went off the road in the area of 875 Pequot Trail.

Man dies in Westerly quarry fall

Police say a 28-year-old local man fell up to 100 feet at a quarry in the Bradford section of town early Sunday morning and later died.

Fire destroys Pawcatuck garage, car inside

Pawcatuck firefighters saved a house from being destroyed Saturday night after fire engulfed an attached garage.

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