Taking the plunge: Survival course instills teamwork

Nine CrossFit coaches and four members of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut’s Leadership Program on Monday went through survival training as part of a team-building exercise.

 Survival course instills teamwork

New judge nominations questioned during state's fiscal emergency

Governor Dannel P. Malloy's judicial nominations, if confirmed by the General Assembly, commit the state to paying millions of dollars for decades to come. Judges receive an annual salary of $167,634, plus benefits, and upon retirement receive a pension equaling about 2/3rds of their salary.

Dodge Pond in East Lyme yields healing virus

Dodge Pond in East Lyme is seen from the air in 2005.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Dodge Pond’s unique mix of distinctions are being eclipsed by another noteworthy feature. Its waters, it turns out, contain healing powers that may provide a solution to the growing problem of antibiotic-resistant infections.

Franklin Street in downtown Norwich switching to two-way traffic Thursday

It's been decades since a driver could travel southbound on Franklin Street toward Main Street legally, but business owners say that hasn't stopped countless people from trying it anyway.

New Norwich brewery to open June 8 in downtown Norwich

Jason Vincent of Griswold, a co-owner of Epicure Brewing located on Franklin Street in Norwich in the production room of the former Norwich Bulletin facility, works on his laptop on Friday, May 26, 2017. The facility is slated to open on June 8. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Epicure Brewing will open its doors June 8 at 40 Franklin St., the former Norwich Bulletin production room space. Unlike other downtown pubs, including These Guys Brewing a few doors up the street at 78 Franklin St., Epicure won't serve food.

New London City Council to make budget official

The City Council is poised to take a final vote Wednesday on an overall city budget that will raise taxes more than 9 percent but falls short of earlier dire projections of a far worse tax increase.

Stonington senior will pursue lifelong passion for flying

Stonington High School senior Kyle Curtis poses with a 1972 PIPER PA-28-180 plane on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, during his job at Coastal Air at the Groton-New London Airport. Curtis has been flying planes since he was 10 years old and plans to be a flight instructor. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

When he was 8, Stonington High School senior Kyle Curtis would spend most summer days peering through the fence of the airport on Block Island, where he spent summers at his grandparents’ home.

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