President's 2017 budget includes $8.1 billion for submarine programs

The proposed funding for submarine programs is about $1 billion more than last year.

USS Missouri returns home to Groton

The return of the USS Missouri brought about a hundred people to the Naval Submarine Base on a chilly Friday, welcoming sailors who returned from a six-month deployment.

 Homecoming for USS Missouri

Gun rights groups appeal semi-automatic assault rifle ban to the U.S. Supreme Court

The gun rights groups say the firearms in question are not assault rifles but are common semi-automatic firearms that only shoot once when the trigger is pulled and are identical to others that are not included in the ban.

Frigid weekend prompts warnings for local residents

With a polar air mass from Canada settling over the region this weekend, southeastern Connecticut residents are being warned to brace for the coldest temperatures so far this winter on Saturday and Sunday, and take steps to avoid frostbite.

Board of Connecticut Port Authority to meet for first time

One of the board's first orders of business will be to appoint an executive director.

Courtney leads request to Obama for emergency money to fight opioid epidemic

Rep. Joe Courtney on Friday sent a letter signed by more than 60 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking President Obama to declare an opioid and heroin abuse epidemic and designate emergency funds to help states fight what he called a “national health emergency.”

New London looks to revive, partner with development corporation

The city’s nonprofit development arm is seeking an infusion of funds from the city in order to hire an executive director with staff and help jumpstart development opportunities at Fort Trumbull and beyond.

State's attorney's office reviewing Maynard crash investigation

Waterford police on Friday confirmed that they sent their investigation into the Jan. 14 crash involving state Sen. Andrew Maynard to the state's attorney's office for review Thursday.

Furtick out as Fitch boys' basketball coach

Fitch High School athletic director Marc Romano confirmed Friday that Alick Furtick is no longer the school's boys' basketball coach.

Social challenges in Norwich and New London

In New London, two groups serving the homeless seek to improve cooperation, while in Norwich residents question if they will get the cooperation they deserve.

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Delaying cleaner power

Is it politics, or did the Supreme Court have a legitimate reason for holding up an Obama policy that has solid legal footing?

Social challenges in Norwich and New London

In New London, two groups serving the homeless seek to improve cooperation, while in Norwich residents question if they will get the cooperation they deserve.

Allow full competition for sales of spirits

It should not be the job of the state to try to rig the system in any business model’s favor.

Obama's final budget has at least one good idea

There is no reason to consign the president's good ideas to oblivion without further examination.

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CarLeans, Jim Carpenter aim for the future with new albums, a tour

A party celebrating the release of two new Jim Carpenter projects, his "Poor Girl's Dream" solo album and the debut "Drowning Moon" from a new trio, The CarLeans, featuring Sarah MacLean and Corina Malbaurn, takes place tonight a the O'Neill Theater...

A bright idea: turning liquor bottles into lamps
Coen brothers respond to criticism over diversity, talk about ‘Hail, Caesar!’
Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film
IMAX film ‘National Parks Adventure’ celebrates parks

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Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s

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