WiredZone: Ledyard 8, Bacon 6

In a game marred by turnovers, a two-point conversion on a pass from Max Ebdon to Ken Turner was the difference for Ledyard in their 8-6 win over Bacon Academy. Head coaches Dave Mason and Mark Farnsworth were wired for sound.

Clinton, Trump battle fiercely over taxes, race, terror

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the presidential debate with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Rick T. Wilking/Pool via AP)

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.

Conn College students gather to watch presidential debate

Connecticut College students watch the Presidential debate at the Cro's Nest, located in the College Center at  Crozier-Williams, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (Tim Martin/The Day)

More than 100 Connecticut College students clustered into a room at the student center Monday evening to watch the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

World War II vets take flight on rare B-17 bomber, same they flew in World War II

The Collings Foundation's TF-51D Mustang

Vincent "Bill" Purple, 92, of Petersham, Mass., and Louis A Fournier, 92, of Warwick, R.I., flew into Groton Monday on a restored B-17, one of four restored World War II-era aircraft on display at the Groton-New London Airport until noon on Thursday, and the same type of bomber they flew in combat...

 Vintage WWII Aircraft Visit

State tells Stonington Stillman Avenue bridge is in serious condition

The state of Connecticut has informed the Town of Stonington that the rusting Stillman Avenue bridge is rated in serious condition and needs to be repaired or replaced. (Joe Wojtas/The Day)

State transportation officials have informed the town that an inspection has revealed the Stillman Avenue bridge spanning the Pawcatuck River is in serious condition and needs to be rehabilitated or replaced.

Even with rainfall this week, drought expected to persist through the fall

While rainfall of up to 2 inches expected this week will ease the strain on the region’s water supply, it won’t be enough to make up for the drought conditions that began this summer and are expected to persist into the fall.

Lyme-Old Lyme High School student charged with sending sexually explicit emails from teacher's account

A 15-year-old has been charged in connection with three sexually explicit emails sent from a Lyme-Old Lyme school district teacher's account earlier this month, according to police.

Tax group opposes proposed school construction plan in Groton

The proposed school construction program is too expensive and new buildings don't translate into better education, members of the political action committee Groton Advocates for Tax Efficiency said Monday.

Stonington borough couple appeal dog park fence

The borough couple who have sued the town over the Town Dock dog park have now appealed the approval of a plan to erect a fence on the property.

Celtics network gets the ax from Atlantic Broadband

Atlantic Broadband's decision to axe the Comcast SportsNet New England channel right in the middle of a hot Red Sox streak and just before the Boston Celtics start their season has some customers mad.

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