Finizio presents budget, state of New London

As part of his annual State of the City address, Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio presented the City Council his proposed budget of $90.37 million in spending — an increase of $5.1 million or 5.97 percent over the current year’s budget — which he called “primarily a hold steady budget” with the exception of education.

Organic and allergen-sensitive food group to move its headquarters to North Stonington

Jovial Foods Inc. owners have big plans for the former home of Randall's Ordinary.

Groton tries a new approach to economic development

Town will search for its niche in the regional market, streamline zoning regulations, and come up with its best options for future development.

Restoration work on Mayflower II continues at Mystic Seaport

Volunteers and Mayflower II crewman Dylan Perry, center, tar the seams of the hull planks below the waterline on the port side of the ship at the Mystic Seaport's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard Tuesday.

New London police now involved in Conn College incidents

New London police have begun an investigation into a number of occurrences at Connecticut College over the past week - the discovery of racist graffiti, reports of harassing phone calls and derogatory racially-based comments made to a member of the custodial staff.

Mayor: Former Kelo property should be preserved as public park

Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio announced Tuesday that he and the Renaissance City Development Association have reached an agreement that would remove Suzette Kelo’s former property from consideration for any future development at Fort Trumbull.

Online fund set up for family displaced by New London fire

An online fund was set up this week for a New London family left homeless as the result of an intentionally set fire that burned their home at 17. W. Coit St.

Maryland officer dedicates bicycle ride to late Groton City officer, raising awareness to police suicide

Maryland Police Corporal John Pfaehler wants to raise awareness about the struggles that police officers face.

Invasion of Southern pine beetle confirmed in Connecticut

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Tuesday that the southern pine beetle was detected in Wallingford on March 17 by staff of the two agencies, the first...

Norwich Public Utilities proposed budget calls for rate increases

The Board of Public Utilities Commissioners Tuesday reviewed budgets for the four divisions that comprise Norwich Public Utilities, all of which show spending increases for the 2015-16 fiscal year and call for rate increases for all services...

Judge's ruling paves way for DiCesare to join union

A New Britain Superior Court judge has dismissed an appeal from the town clearing the way for Highway Supervisor Louis DiCesare II to join the union that represents town hall professional administrators.

Montville town departments preliminary budget requests total $59.9 million

Requested budgets of town departments total $59.9 million for the 2015-16 fiscal year, compared to $57.4 million for 2014-15.

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Connecticut College confronts hurtful and racist speech

In matter of a few days the campus confronted the boundaries of free academic speech and the ugly reality of racist graffiti.

Land preservation ruling could set powerful precedent

If land-use restrictions intended to keep properties in their natural state are to be effective they must be enforced.

Coast Guard needs funding to update aging fleet

After years of demonstrating the ability to do more with less, the Coast Guard is reaching the point where the ability to carry out its mission is in danger.

Intolerance marches on as states seek to block gains in gay rights

Under the guise of religious liberty, numerous states are enacting laws that would allow discrimination against homosexual and perhaps other groups as well.

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Is the Connecticut College community really broken?

Connecticut College president cancels classes and convenes forums in response to racist graffiti.

Dayton looks a lot like a team we've seen before

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