Dancing steps in support of Higher Edge college program fundraiser

New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio and his dancing partner Naje Ramos, a freshman at Three Rivers Community College, joined five other couples to compete in a performance during the Dancing for Degrees event presented by Higher Edge Saturday evening.

Joey 'Jaws' Chestnut gobbles 9.35 lbs of turkey to win Foxwoods competition

The Foxwoods World Turkey-Eating Championship was obviously time-pegged to fit with Thanksgiving and, in the spirit of the holiday, the casino donated 150 turkeys to food banks in the area. Chestnut was on hand Friday to help present the turkeys and talk about the importance of supporting local initiatives against hunger.

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United Way report identifies hurdles for the working poor

Housing and child care are two of the biggest hurdles for the working poor, as low-paid employees across southeastern Connecticut struggle to stay financially afloat in a state where 51 percent of the jobs pay less than $20 an hour.

Groton Human Services distributes 500 Thanksgiving food baskets, more in need

Groton Human Services distributed 500 Thanksgiving food baskets on Friday and still had to turn people away. “I've been here 18 years and we've never had to turn people away (until last year),” said counselor Diane Schrage. “It just speaks to the need.”

USS Missouri escorted home to Groton

A patrol boat from the U.S. Navy's Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 raced up the Thames River while escorting the attack submarine USS Missouri en route to the submarine base Friday.

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The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook...

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Finally, some immigration reform

Republicans are entering a fight that will dim their long-term prospects.

Carter lawsuit absurd, but problematic

Did Terrence Carter receive assurances his selection as superintendent was a lock?

Registrar system needs oversight

Most voter registrars do a fine job, but those who fail to meet their obligations need to be replaced.

One elected position should be plenty

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Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalry

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Does Thanksgiving mark the Pequot massacre in Mystic?

Some research points to a connection between the Pequot massacre in Mystic and Thanksgiving.

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