Region's senators back tribes' 3rd casino bill; next up, the House

The state Senate’s southeastern contingent was solidly behind the third-casino bill the chamber passed early Wednesday morning, endorsing the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes’ plan to build a “satellite” facility in East Windsor.

Operations to be restored to Niantic River bridge after electrical issue

The charter fishing vessel MIJOY 747 is docked in the shadow of the Niantic River bridge Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Connecticut Department of Transportation electricians and contractors from Cianbro Corp. are troubleshooting an electrical problem with the 25-year-old control unit for the bridge, which has been stuck in the down position for a couple weeks, limiting the openings and requiring DOT to send four extra staff to the bridge to manually open it for vessel traffic. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The state Department of Transportation plans to restore "on demand" operations to the Niantic River Bridge on Wednesday.

Plan in the works to keep Camp Harkness open

In this file photo camper David Bouley, center, of Manchester and volunteers Pam Wheeler, left, and Daryl Hornby, right, and others participating in the riding program provided by High Hopes therapeutic riding center, located in Old Lyme, walk across a field at Camp Harkness in Waterford Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

With Memorial Day weekend just days away and families looking to secure summer camp arrangements, a plan to try to keep Camp Harkness open despite Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to close it is being developed.

Groton seeks 80% state reimbursement for school project

Groton is eligible for 80 percent state reimbursement for one of its three school buildings, but the town must receive a recommendation of the State Department of Administrative Services commissioner and legislative approval to receive the money.

Trump budget supports subs but 'raises eyebrows' elsewhere

In his first full budget plan, President Donald Trump is proposing to fund submarine construction at levels similar to recent years and also is showing his support for sustaining the two-a-year build rate of Virginia-class attack submarines when the Navy buys the next block of these submarines.

At Flanders School the poppies go to soldiers standing in a row

Petty Officer 1st Class Chris Norsworthy of the USS  Providence is greeted by his daughter Cyndee, 6, during the Flanders Elementary School Memorial Day program on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at the school in East Lyme.  The all-school assembly honored local community leaders and service members involved with students in the school. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Flanders Elementary School students at the end of a ceremony on Tuesday walked single file from the field outside the school's gym to reach the memorial garden by the Board of Education building.

The von Schlippe Gallery at Avery Point will reopen — but with changes

The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery in Groton will reopen this fall, although it won’t be exactly what supporters of the long-running site had pushed for.

Three Rivers Middle College graduate gets ready to leap into a career on the stage

Three Rivers Middle College senior Tierin-Rose Mandelburg dances at Eastern Connecticut Ballet on Saturday, May 13, 2017. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

But if all goes according to plan, Tierin-Rose Mandelburg will be one of the 9-year-olds who makes good on the promise that she will be a ballerina when she grows up.

It’s official: Malloy, unions have tentative concessions framework

After two days of leaks and speculation, state employee union leaders and Gov. Dannel P. Malloy struck a tentative framework to recommend a $1.6 billion concessions framework to member bargaining units.

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