The four candidates for the 2nd District Congressional seat debate in Willimantic

All four candidates vying to represent the 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives -- the Libertarian, the Green Party member, the Republican and the incumbent Democrat -- met on stage at Eastern Connecticut State University Monday night for the only four-way debate of the season.

Legislators' trips abroad apparently above board

Office of State Ethics records and correspondence pertaining to trips taken by Rep. Kevin Ryan, D-Montville and Sen. Andrew Maynard, D-Stonington to Turkey, and by Rep. Ernie Hewett, D-New London, to Taiwan, provide insight into the ambiguities of determining whether legislatorsí travel plans align with the state Code of Ethics for public officials.

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New London council discusses possible settlement with Lance Goode on civil rights lawsuit

The City Council met in executive session Monday night to discuss a proposed settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by city resident Lance Goode, who claimed police used excessive force and falsely arrested him in April 2010 and then planted drugs on him six months later.

Stanton School principal in Norwich surprised with statewide award

School started with a big surprise party at the John B. Stanton School Monday morning, as the entire school body, Board of Education members and administrators presented Principal Billie Shea with the Connecticut Association of Schools First-Year Principal of the Year Award for 2014-15.

Groton soup kitchen filling a need

Groton Human Services and local churches have organized Groton Community Meals, which is now serving dinner once a week to more than 80 people.

39th House District: Opponents took different roads to New London

State Rep. Ernest Hewett, D-39th District, the incumbent Democrat, is being challenged by Republican Andrew R. Lockwood, who lives almost directly across the street from him in New London.

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State, defense rest in Mallove murder case

The state and defense have rested their cases in the murder trial of Mozzelle Brown, who is accused of fatally beating physicist Eugene Mallove in Norwich in 2004. The jury will hear closing arguments from both sides this morning.

Montville looks to settle lawsuit by former aide

The Town Council voted during a special meeting Monday to settle a lawsuit initiated three years ago by a former administrative assistant in the mayor's office.

Commission to help disabled in Norwich takes step forward

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to establish an ordinance that creates a nine-member disabilities commission to address the needs of residents with disabilities and encourage them to participate in city functions.

Old Lyme plans new alert system

Under the new Old Lyme Alerts/Everbridge system, messages could go out to all residents during a townwide emergency, or they could target only residents of a specific neighborhood if, for example, certain streets in town were blocked.

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Embarrassing comment behind him, Hewett must work to restore his stature in the House.

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Increasing gas tax to improve transportation system will result in long-term economic growth.

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Formica our choice among two strong candidates in 20th Senatorial District.

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