Mohegans' development plan could benefit Norwich and beyond

The former Norwich Hospital property in Preston is seen from the air May 17, 2016.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Developers are expressing interest in long-neglected downtown Norwich properties and job training planners hope to meet the needs of the new project.

'Incorrigible fraudster' to serve 9 years for housing scam, tax evasion

U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea sentenced con man Timothy W. Burke to 9 years in prison Friday, saying the scheme in which Burke took in millions at the expense of financially troubled homeowners was one of the most serious white-collar crimes the judge had seen.

Cecil to serve 58 years for murdering young mother in front of her children

A 12-member New London Superior Court jury in February found LaShawn R. Cecil guilty of murdering Jaclyn Wirth, a stay-at-home mother, at her Norwich apartment on Dec. 14, 2011. Wirth is pictured with her two sons. (Courtesy of Wirth’s family)

The man convicted of shooting blindly through a door while trying to collect a drug debt, killing young mother Jaclyn Wirth in front of her children on Dec.14, 2011, was sentenced to 58 years in prison Friday.

Stonington releases operations report

The town released the $15,000 report it commissioned to analyze its operations on Friday and it shows that while there are improvements to be made, the town is being managed well.

UConn's 'floating lab' getting longer, more versatile

The R/V Connecticut, the research vessel used by the Marine Sciences Department at the Avery Point campus of the University of Connecticut in Groton, is being gutted, split and expanded by 14 feet at Blount Boats in Warren, R.I., this month. (Photo courtesy of the University of Connecticut)

The $2.5 million project to extend the 18-year-old vessel to 90 feet will add six bunks to the existing 12, triple the lab space and install larger tanks for fuel, sewage and water so it can travel farther and stay at sea longer.

Westerly Education Center touted as public-private success story

A submarine mock-up used for hands-on training, located in the shop area of the new Westerly Education Center in downtown Westerly, is seen Friday, April 28, 2017. Newly hired employees of General Dynamics/Electric Boat participate in six weeks of training classes in their respective fields. The facility had a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, marking the official opening.  (Tim Martin/The Day)

Rhode Island politicians and government officials joined state education leaders and EB executives in celebrating Charles Royce’s vision for the center.

Groton City voters will elect a new mayor, council on Monday

Days before Monday's Groton City election, the race for mayor has gone from agreeable to contentious, with both sides accusing the other of dirty politics.

FBI honors Norwich Sikh for teaching people to live without hate

Swaranjit Singh Khalsa stands in the FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Friday, April 28, 2017. In his hand is the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award, which he received for his work to raise awareness about Sikhism in Norwich and beyond. (Lindsay Boyle/The Day)

Norwich's Swaranjit Singh Khalsa was among the almost 60 people and organizations honored Friday during the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s ninth annual Director’s Community Leadership Awards.

East Windsor residents shoot down casino-blocking ordinance

East Windsor residents showed they support the casino proposed for their town, voting late Thursday night to reject a proposed ordinance that was designed to derail the project.

How much money is in Charlie Buck's estate?

The story of Charlie Buck, accused of murdering his wife, is winding down with the settlement of his estate.

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