President's criticisms spark more protests at NFL games

Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

President Donald Trump's comments spark huge increase in protests around the National Football League.

St. Joseph School in New London is 80 this year, a cause for celebration

Joe Feeney, right, of Waterford, Class of 1955,  looks while Paul Burnett, left, of Waterford points to his Class of 1957 class photo on display with other class pictures during the 80th anniversary celebration for St. Joseph School in New London Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Graduates of eighth-grade classes from decades past lined up to stand in front of a wall of yearbook photos in St. Joseph's auditorium, straining their necks and standing on their toes to get a better look at their childhood classmates.

CMEEC will have to meet new post-Kentucky Derby requirements beginning next month

Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Changes in Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative management go into effect Oct. 1 after public outcry that the obscure agency had stepped out of bounds by hosting all-expenses paid trips to the Kentucky Derby from 2013 to 2016 for dozens of staff, board members, their spouses and other family members and municipal leaders. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

The governing board of the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative will look different in the coming weeks, as a state law takes effect Oct. 1 calling for member municipalities to appoint a ratepayer representative to the board that procures wholesale electricity for four local member...

Foxwoods announces plans to open indoor go kart track

Foxwoods Resort Casino announced Sunday that it will begin building “a high-performance, European-style” indoor go-kart track that it expects to open early next year.

Trump replaces travel ban with new restrictions

In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally for Sen. Luther Strange, R-Ala., in Huntsville, Ala.  President Trump signed a proclamation that will impose new restrictions on travelers from eight countries on Sunday. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation that will impose new restrictions on travelers from eight countries.

Gordon Lightfoot brings familiar voice, swagger to welcoming crowd at the Garde

Singer Gordon Lightfoot performs during the CFL's 100th Grey Cup Championship Halftime Show at the Rogers Centre on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Toronto. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)

Lightfoot came to his first show in New London in nearly two decades equipped with jokes about his age — 78 — playful digs at his longtime band, cheeky punchlines about the time he almost met Elvis, and a gentle swagger that kept a mostly loving crowd happy for just over two hours...

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Approve bill to help Millstone secure its future

This compromise addresses both concerns expressed by Millstone owner Dominion Energy that the plant cannot remain economically viable in the current market and fears from consumer advocates that the...

Compromise on long-term state pension reforms

Republicans can get guarantees of future changes in pension benefits, Malloy can assure pension gets adequate funding.

Connecticut College has a working plan

Strategic plan and new curriculum aim to lower the number of bachelor of arts recipients asking, on Commencement Day, "What am I going to do with this major?"

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