Coming Sunday: Mainline congregations floundering as new New London churches flourish

Day Staff Writer Ann Baldelli takes a look at the changing religious landscape in New London in a four-part series starting Sunday. With attendance at religious services declining at mainline congregations, new Christian churches are moving into the city and occupying longtime sanctuaries. These new evangelical churches are attracting people of all ages and economic and ethnic backgrounds.

Groton Human Services cites increased need during food, toy distribution

Families jammed the Groton Department of Human Services office Friday morning, where volunteers began distributing 500 baskets of food and hundreds of bags of toys for the holidays.

Definition of 'good standing' at heart of Mashantucket court case

An attorney calls former Mashantucket Pequot Treasurer Steven Thomas’ hiring at Foxwoods in December 2013 “an absurd outcome.”

Groton bows to future, loosens student cellphone policy

Students in Groton Public Schools no longer have to keep their cellphones turned off and out of sight under a new policy adopted by the Board of Education.

State report: Troopers justified in shooting of robbery suspect in Westbrook

Two state policemen who shot a man at the conclusion of a high speed chase in Westbrook last year were justified in their use of deadly force, Middlesex County State's Attorney Peter A. McShane has concluded.

Principal Kathy Suprin retiring, bidding farewell to Friendship School

Principal Kathy Suprin, 65, has been with the Friendship School since it was founded in 2005, after starting her career as an elementary school teacher in 1972 at former bilingual school La Escuelita in Hartford. She retires Tuesday.

Partners in Prayer giving $100,000 gift to Norwich group helping women in need

When Bethsaida Community, Inc. is ready to expand its housing for formerly homeless women or women recovering from abusive situations, the agency will have money in the bank ready to go.

Preston lobbies new legislator

Preston town officials had a long wish list for newly elected state Rep. Mike France, R-42nd District, during his first meeting with the Board of Selectmen Thursday.

USS Virginia home for the holidays

The attack submarine USS Virginia enters New London Harbor Thursday. The Virginia, the first submarine in its class, was built at Electric Boat in Groton and commissioned in 2004.

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