Norwich Diocese, retired bishop, sued in priest sex abuse case

The Norwich Diocese has previously settled two lawsuits brought by boys who were molested by the priest, Paul Hebert, when he served at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Pawcatuck from 1971 to 1981.

There's no time for relaxing as Whittle's farm gets ready for Labor Day weekend

Rick Whittle of Whittle's Willow Spring Farm in Mystic stops to take a bite of a sugar baby watermelon he picked moments earlier as he walks through the cantaloupe and watermelon melon patch while showing what is growing on the farm Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

“Up until 10 years ago, we were always closed on Labor Day,” said Rick Whittle, a fourth-generation farmer who inherited the 80 acres of fields and 286 acres of forest, ledge and swamp from his late father, Robert, who also passed along log books of his planting schedules that his son now follows. “Now, it’s one of our busiest days. You only have so many days to make it, so why throw one away?”

Amistad sets sail again

The schooner Amistad passes the schooner Mystic Whaler in Fishers Island Sound after getting under way from Mystic Seaport en route Monday, August 29, 2016 to New London where it will dock through the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival September 9-11. Amistad will also make visits to New Haven and Bridgeport before returning to winter at Mystic Seaport. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Two dozen shipyard workers gathered at Mystic Seaport Monday morning to watch the Amistad set sail, a long-awaited departure since the ship began undergoing extensive renovations in November.

Effort to revive defunct Norwich hotel project moving forward

The Commission on the City Plan will hold a special meeting at noon Friday at 23 Union St. on the request from property owner CT Norwich LLC, a subsidiary of Winston Hospitality, Inc., to allow a two-year extension of permits for the project.

Salem School welcomes spike in enrollment

Salem School is slated to start the year with 395 students, nearly 7 percent more than in June.

St. Bernard opens for 60th school year with changes underway

Students at St. Bernard School in Uncasville walk together into the auditorium on the first day of the 2016 school year. (Martha Shanahan/The Day)

On Monday morning at 8 a.m., more than 300 middle and high school students streamed through the hallways at the school's Uncasville campus, in a blur of red and white polos, grey skirts and khakis.

Amistad afloat again

After financial problems and structural repairs, the replica of the ship that carried African captives in 1839 came back to New London, where the tale of their lehal fight for freedom began.

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