Anthem to reprocess Hartford Health Care claims, but for some it's too late

The new three-year contract is retroactive to Oct. 1, so Anthem members who sought health care services since then will receive coverage for those services as if Hartford HealthCare had remained in the Anthem network all along, according to news releases from both companies.

Coast Guard Academy aims to cut its energy use in half

Dave Piermattei, Boiler Plant Work Leader at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, makes the hourly rounds to check the systems at the academy's boiler plant Monday, November 20, 2017. Replacing the boiler is among a number of energy efficiency efforts planned to reduce overall energy consumption by 48%. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Coast Guard Academy is kicking off the largest energy savings project in the history of the Department of Homeland Security, designed to reduce the 85-year-old campus' energy consumption by 48 percent.

Facing a $203 million state budget deficit, Malloy presses legislators to act

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intensified pressure on the legislature Monday to come into special session to repair the new state budget, projecting a $203 million deficit that exceeds a key risk threshold.

US declares NKorea a terror sponsor; new sanctions expected

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens as President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

President Donald Trump says U.S. declaring North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism.

Bank Street lane change continues to generate discussion

Afternoon traffic negotiates the one-lane traffic pattern on Bank Street in New London Thursday, July 27, 2017.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

It appears to be permanent change but it doesn’t mean a single lane Bank Street has stopped generating discussion – criticism and praise alike.

Mother's boyfriend to serve 2 1/2 years in Norwich child abuse case

A 29-year-old man was sentenced Monday in New London Superior Court to 2 1/2 years in prison for breaking the leg of his live-in girlfriend's 1-year-old son.

Courtney presents National Blue Ribbon School plaque to Mahan School in Norwich

Mahan was one of four Connecticut schools to receive national Blue Ribbon awards from the U.S. Department of Education on Sept. 28. For Mahan, the designation recognized the school’s efforts to close the so-called achievement gap between minority and special education students and their...

Norwich receives environmental assessment grant for Ponemah Mill building

The city was among 14 municipalities to receive a state grant announced Monday to do environmental assessment on blighted buildings, receiving $200,000 to study contamination at the second building in the historic Ponemah Mill complex in Taftville.

Old Lyme to create committee to study options for police service

The Board of Selectmen plans to form a committee to analyze the town's police services and consider the pros and cons of potentially collaborating with East Lyme.

Norwich City Council delays action on creating new utility cooperative appointee

The City Council Monday delayed action on an ordinance to create the new state-mandated ratepayer representative to the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative board and agreed to turn over the process to the newly elected City Council,...

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

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Tax plan bad for Connecticut, for the debt, and for the middle-class

The national debt will reach about 99 percent of the Gross Domestic Product — meaning the size of the economy — by 2027 if Republican tax policies become law.

Relocate Niantic River shellfish hatchery plan

Tim Londregan holds live juvenile scallops while talking about opening a shellfish hatchery on the Niantic River off Mago Point while aboard his Niantic Bay Shellfish Farm vessel berthed on the river Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

There were legitimate problems with the process and location for a proposed shellfish hatchery in Niantic River, but Waterford and East Lyme officials should work with the applicant to find another...

Malloy took the hit, so stop your complaining

Legislative leaders should have saved the drama and provided a simple, joint statement: “Don’t blame us, blame him.”

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