Advocates support bill that would help curb opiate abuse

Advocates who help drug addicts are hoping that a bill that is intended to combat opioid abuse by monitoring how these drugs are prescribed and who is getting them will get approval during the current legislative session.

Aftershocks terrify survivors of quake that killed 2,500

Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalese braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought a day earlier by a massive earthquake that ripped across this Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.

'Blue Plan' can guide better decisions about future of Long Island Sound, speakers say

"Blue Plan" bill passed unanimously by the state House of Representatives is needed for Long Island Sound, speakers at UConn Avery Point panel discussion say.

Former New London resident in Nepal appeals to community for quake-aid support

A former New London resident, Michael Rosenkrantz, lives more than 186 miles from the epicenter of the earthquake, working as primary health administrator and community outreach specialist at the Phul Kumari Mahato Memorial Hospital in Karjanha, Siraha, Nepal.

Norwich Free Academy plans summer construction projects

There won’t be any scaffolding decorating Norwich Free Academy this summer, but the campus will be busy with about $600,000 worth of capital projects that might include adding air conditioning to Alumni Gym.

Green chemistry pharmaceuticals launched in Pfizer's Groton labs going worldwide

Pfizer says it is continuously "greening" the process of developing environmentally friendly pharmaceuticals through its Green Chemistry team in Groton.

New partnership brings best-selling author to Ledyard schools

The first year of a new partnership between Ledyard Public Schools and Bank Square Books of Mystic ended last Thursday with a visit from a New York Times best-selling author.

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Lymes' Senior Center offers 'cross-generational' fun

This year, for the first time, the Lymes’ Senior Center, which serves both Lyme and Old Lyme residents, offered a ‘Spring School Vacation Week’ week with cross-generational activities during the week of April 13-17 to coincide with students’ spring vacation.

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Focus on violent criminals and rehabilitation

Rather than being soft on crime, these alternative approaches can lower crime and the cost of government, which is why nationally it is receiving support within both major political parties.

Vast federal government waste

Spotlighting waste is the first step toward eliminating it.

GOP Senate drought will likely continue

Chances are the Republicans’ 21st century losing streak will continue in 2016 regardless of their choice as nominee

Are Yankees yearning or dreading A-Rod's achievements?

The Yankees had planned to exploit the marketing opportunities A-Rod's records would present. Now their product is contaminated.

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Cops, courts, prosecutors align to promote secrecy

The police can now withhold anything beyond the name, address, date, time and charges.

Night flights bring in spring’s first songbirds

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Maybe it's time to throw in the towel again, Mr. Mayor

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