Bus heading to Mohegan Sun rolls over on I-95 north in Madison, injuring 36

A bus carrying 55 people from New York City to the Mohegan Sun rolled over on Interstate 95 in Madison Monday afternoon, injuring 36 passengers and snarling traffic between Exits 61 and 62.

Clearing the snow

Tony McLoughlin of Waterford, a parking lot attendant, clears snow from the parking lot of Tony D's Restaurant in New London on Monday.

State ready to keep tabs on mosquitos that could carry Zika virus

Connecticut’s mosquito testing program will be alert for species of the insect that could carry the Zika virus, the infection spreading rapidly in South and Central America and the Caribbean and suspected of causing a cluster of cases of birth defects in some of those countries.

Advisory panel begins imagining stories, visitor experience of future Coast Guard Museum

An advisory panel has begun preliminary discussions into the stories that should be told and the experience it wants visitors to have at the National Coast Guard Museum in New London.

Tribes to begin narrowing field of proposed casino sites

Leaders of the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes announced Monday they expect to soon narrow the number of Hartford-area municipalities being considered to host a casino.

Family, friends of victim arrive by bus for Norwich murder trial

The murder trial of Jose E. Ramos, 32, began Monday. He is accused of lying in wait and shooting Tynel Hardwick, who was 29, outside Rumors Bar & Grill in Norwich on Oct. 10, 2008.

Groton may turn middle schools into STEM, performing arts magnet schools

The regional education center LEARN has invited Groton to take part in a federal grant that would provide $1 million for three years to create two intradistrict magnet schools.

Calls for help overwhelm volunteer shoveling effort in New London

The local effort to organize volunteers to shovel sidewalks for the elderly and disabled has run into a sizable obstacle – a lack of volunteers.

Trying for a breath of fresh air in treating asthma

Asthma strikes Connecticut residents at higher rates than residents of the nation overall, affecting 11.3 percent of children and 9.2 percent of adults in the state. It led to nearly 1,000 hospitalizations among children and more than 3,100 among...

Chamber joins group calling for economic growth, budget efficiency

The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut has joined eight other business organizations statewide to outline a plan to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy that they say will accelerate economic growth and cut Connecticut's budget deficit.

Possible state funding shortfall could increase Waterford school budget by $1 million

Uncertainty about funding for the Friendship School could cause the Waterford school budget to go up by almost $1 million.

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Vital 1st step in attacking heroin crisis

Region recognizes heroin use a health emergency. Now comes the harder part.

Some neighborly literacy

Not all the news is bad or stressful. Little Free Libraries are one case in point.

Facing reality a necessary step toward fiscal stability

Emphasizing a lack of wage growth is usually not a priority for an administration. A Democratic governor doing so to make a case for cutting state spending may be odder still.

Measuring the effectiveness of state government

The logic is solid. If policymakers know which programs are effective or ineffective, they can budget accordingly.

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