Man of many aliases pleads gulty to bilking distressed homeowners

Timothy W. Burke, who did business throughout Connecticut using dozen of aliases, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Hartford in connection with a long-running fraud scheme that targeted distressed homeowners.

Mayflower II restoration continues

Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the

Don Walker, left, and Tim Dansereau, back, with Arnold M. Graton Associates guide one of five 35-foot steel beams through a gunport and through the "tween" deck area of the Mayflower II, Monday at Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.

Attorney representing Norwich utility officials in ethics complaints paid by group that hosted Derby trip

The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative is paying attorney fees for four Norwich Public Utilities officials involved in ethics complaints before the Norwich Ethics Commission, an NPU official said.

Former utilities chairman won't comment on CMEEC issues, cites FBI investigation

The longtime former chairman of both the Norwich utilities commission and the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative board of directors would not comment Monday on several issues related to the controversial Kentucky Derby trips and lobbying connections that could raise conflict of...

Soto hits ground running by backing nine bills

State Rep. Chris Soto, D-New London, has wasted little time in lending his voice to the General Assembly, introducing, co-sponsoring or in the process of introducing nine different bills aimed at everything from boosting the minimum wage to $15 an hour to addressing the living conditions at sober...

Murphy tells Trump: Here's five ways to boost "Buy American" laws

Appointing a government watchdog to enforce and strengthen compliance with federal Buy American laws is one way that President Donald Trump can make good on his promise to "buy American and hire American," according to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn.

Witness recants statement at Cecil murder trial

Considered a hostile witness for the state after notifying them in December that he didn't want to testify, Jeremy Dawson, 39, of Norwich, had been arrested last week on a so-called "capias" warrant after failing to respond to phone calls from the prosecutor's office.

Aldi will open Groton store on Feb. 2

Aldi food market, a supermarket known for discount groceries, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 2 at its new location at 688 Long Hill Road in Groton.

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Finding a federal partner in creatively reusing old mills

The region has some fine examples of the new uses for former industrial plants, but to make these projects feasible often requires government as a partner.

Journalism: The eyes, ears and nose of democracy

Every shadow of doubt cast on alleged facts is a reason to slow down before publishing. But the raison d'être of a free press in a democracy is the presumption that the public has the right and...

Trump's populist vision lacking in clarity

The new president's populist, isolationist, and infrastructure building plans don't connect with the Republican Party on whose ticket he ran.

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