Trump offers support for improved background check system

Demonstrators participate in a

Trump offers support for a limited effort to strengthen the gun background check system while staying largely mum on the Florida school victims.

Colchester woman was deemed at high risk of suicide prior to prison hanging

Attorney Chester Fairlie has been going through documents obtained via a Freedom of Information request and said Monday that what he has learned of Monica Piette's care in the final days of her life is horrible.

A renewed call to provide benefits to vets with bad paper discharges

A new report calls on Connecticut to provide benefits to veterans with other than honorable discharges who also experienced post-traumatic stress disorder, a traumatic brain injury or sexual trauma during their military service.

DOC expanding methadone programs, including at York

In the coming weeks, years of behind-the-scenes work will pay off as the state Department of Correction expands its methadone programs in a major way.

Emergency crews rescue injured hiker on Lantern Hill

Ledyard volunteer firefighter Ryan Boiselle, left, steadies the patient riding in North Stonington volunteer fire department's all terrain vehicle driven by firefighter Ryan Burdick, crossing Lantern Brook as they transport the man off Lantern Hill after he fell and injured his leg hiking at the summit Monday, February 19, 2018. The man was transported by hand down from the summit to the closest point that fire department all terrain vehicles could access and then to the parking lot of Two Trees Inn where Mystic River Ambulance transported him to the hospital. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Emergency crews on Monday rescued a hiker who had fallen and injured his leg while hiking on Lantern Hill.

Montville Dog Park poised to open in spring

Organizers say the Montville Dog Park will open before the summer after years of fundraising and volunteer efforts.

Norwich City Council to vote on building sale to create food hall

The City Council will be asked to approve a purchase and sale agreement Tuesday with the preferred developer selected in November for the former Human Services building, who plans to convert the building into “Rose City Food Hall, housing various food vendors with a common dining area for...

MGM files 'provisional' memorandum siding with Interior in third-casino lawsuit

MGM Resorts supports the U.S. Department of the Interior’s claim that a lawsuit seeking to compel the department to act on gaming amendments between the state and the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes is flawed.

Two Democrats announce they want to run against Formica for 20th District Senate seat

Two Democrats, including a former New London city councilor, have emerged as candidates for the 20th District state Senate seat held by two-term Republican Sen. Paul Formica of East Lyme.

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At least take away guns when threat is obvious

The gun bought and used by Cruz to kill 17 in Florida cannot legally be sold in Connecticut. And in Connecticut if he had firearms, a court could have ordered them seized.

To change gun laws, change Congress

What has become clear is that things will only change if voters deliver a message at the ballot box. Only if Republicans are stung with big losses in the November 2018 election might the GOP...

Saying so long to another link to better service past

The high cost of doing business combined with the advent of new technologies, touched off the steep and steady decline in local and full service operations decades ago.

Trump budget is not art, and not a deal

We’ve learned something else about Trump since then: Never count on him to hold up his end of a deal.

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Problems uncovered with historic properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks

The StorylineIn a series of columns, David Collins has reported on the conditions of various historic properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks, including one in Stonington and...

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Leave Work NowIs Rick still scared by zombie movies? Will Pete’s kids love The Goonies and The Princess Bride as much as he did? We reflect on the movies we saw as children and...

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