Attack submarine North Dakota completes successful dry run prior to commissioning

Despite a cold and wet morning, crew members of the attack submarine North Dakota completed a successful dry run ahead of the submarine's commissioning on Saturday. The ceremony will bring the ship to life, which is the Navy's way of saying that the submarine is officially part of its fleet.

Touting the apple a day benefits at Regional Multicultural Magnet School

Groups of students filed into the Regional Multicultural Magnet School cafeteria Friday and were given a Gala apple from Blue Hills Orchard in Wallingford to mark "Food Day," which was created by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest to promote safer, healthier diets and support sustainable and organic farms.

Backus, Lawrence + Memorial hospitals hold Ebola drills

Nurses, doctors and emergency crews conducted an Ebola drill at The William W. Backus Hospital this morning, practicing how they would treat a mock patient while also protecting themselves and the public from the contagious deadly virus.

 Ebola drill at Backus Hospital

 Backus Hospital conducts Ebola drill

Dallas nurse free of Ebola meets with President Obama

The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham is one of two nurses in Dallas who became infected with Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the virus Oct. 8.

Norwich ceremony celebrates new Americans' citizenship

Norwich Adult Education hosted a ceremony to honor 25 immigrant students who have earned U.S. citizenship during the past two years.

Saint Bernard gets big gift, plans major renovations

Saint Bernard School announced a five-year, multi-million plan Thursday night to renovate the 47-year-old building and upgrade technolgy.

Job losses, attendance at issue in 40th House District race

In the race for the 40th district house seat, it's all about the economy.

Foye to stay on as interim New London superintendent until Nov. 21

On Thursday night, the Board of Education voted unanimously to extend the term of Richard Foye's contract through Friday, Nov. 21. Foye's initial contract was set to expire at the end of this month.



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