Legion Post 112 selling Veterans Day luminaries

Montville — The American Legion Post 112 and the Women’s Auxiliary in Montville will light luminaries around the post in honor of the past and current veterans and those serving today on Nov. 11.

USS Finback class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-six Sailors of “Class 14460” USS Finback (SS-230), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Oct. 17.

Groton seeks submarine artifacts of decommissioned USS Groton

“We are the place where men and women build these boats, build and design these ships, we are the home of Submarine Base New London,” said Groton City Mayor Marian Galbraith.

VIDEO: USS Constitution sails Boston Harbor before 3-year restoration

Old Ironsides took one last trip around Boston Harbor on Friday ahead of a major, multi-year restoration project, firing its cannons while the Dropkick Murphys punk band and a Boston Pops quintet entertained hundreds of special guests and...

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Jewish holiday preparations

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man carries palm fronds Tuesday to be used to build a Sukka in Jerusalem. According to Jewish tradition, during the Sukkot holiday, known as the Feast of the Tabernacles, Jews are commanded to bind together a palm frond, or...

Red sky at night ...

The spire of the First Baptist Church in New London is shown in silhouette against Monday's early evening sky.

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Keeping the Sabino shipshape at Mystic Seaport

Karl Kohler, a deckhand on Mystic Seaport's steamship Sabino, sands the remnants of barnacles off the ship's propeller Monday, October 20, 2014. The Sabino, built in 1908 and the last wooden, coal-fired steamboat in operation in the U.S., will be...

Montville looks to settle lawsuit by former aide

The Town Council voted during a special meeting Monday to settle a lawsuit initiated three years ago by a former administrative assistant in the mayor's office.

Legislators' trips abroad apparently above board

Office of State Ethics records and correspondence pertaining to trips taken by Rep. Kevin Ryan, D-Montville and Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington to Turkey, and by Rep. Ernie Hewett, D-New London, to Taiwan, provide insight into the ambiguities of...

Remains of Norwich men to be returned today to resting places

The reinterment and memorial ceremony for famed Norwich African-American folk artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris will be held at noon today at Maplewood Cemetery.

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New London whaling treasures are scattered

The summer of 2014 will go down as the summer of whaling nostalgia in eastern Connecticut, thanks...

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Business, unions dig in over proposed state public pension plan

Round two is about to begin in the fight between business and organized labor over Connecticut's proposed public retirement plan.

UConn president previews school's master plan

Hartford - University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst on Thursday gave the school community a preview of the university's new master plan, which she says will recreate the Storrs campus into unique districts and concentrate growth in...