New London has 'action plan' to stem misbehavior of unsavory characters downtown

The social services director has been meeting regularly with emergency responders and social services providers, and talking to state mental health and court officials, including the probate judge, to identify "frequent transports to the hospital" and other individuals who have created problems, and get help for them.

Kelp farmer seeking to expand to Stonington Harbor

Bren Smith of Thimble Islands Sea Greens explains the operation of his kelp farming venture off Branford on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Smith has applied for permits to start a similar kelp farming operation off Ram Island in Fishers Island Sound. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

As part of an effort to expand the supply of kelp by seeding new small kelp farms throughout New England, Brendan Smith is seeking approval to grow the native seaweed at a 12.4-acre site near Ram Island in Stonington Harbor.

UPDATED: Charlotte police footage shows shooting of black man

Debbie the Artist, right, is embraced by another protester after presenting her poem,

Charlotte police released dramatic video footage Saturday that shows officers surrounding a black man with his hands at his side before shots are fired and he buckles to the ground.

Volunteer chaplain unit will help Waterford police deliver bad news and hear their woes

Delivering bad news is a regular part of a police officer's job — and now Waterford cops will have a helping hand when they do it.

Volunteers gather in Ledyard to help stock food pantries

Volunteers assemble meals Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, for food pantries and other outreach programs, at St. Luke Lutheran Church in Ledyard.  (Greg Smith/The Day)

Dozens of people gathered Saturday at the St. Luke Lutheran Church in an effort to feed the hungry, a community service that more than one volunteer said was simply the right thing to do.

Montville dog park fundraising effort nearly complete

A fundraising effort to pay for a dog park at Camp Oakdale has produced more than $13,000 in contributions, and may soon be complete, its organizer says.

Old Lyme to vote Tuesday on whether or not to join Ledge Light Health District

Residents will vote Tuesday on whether or not the town should join the Ledge Light Health District.

Clinton torch relay slated for Saturday

A group of Hillary Clinton supporters will conduct a torch relay on Saturday beginning at the New Town Hall in North Stonington and ending at the Mystic drawbridge.

A Craigslist creep preying on UConn women?

An ad looks for UConn women willing to participate in medical role play.

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Deals of necessity to keep defense-industry jobs

Giving additional incentives to vastly lucrative corporations may be hard to take, but losing the jobs if they move elsewhere would be tougher to deal with.

Saving child's life worth bus-camera cost

Statistics show many drivers ignore school bus warnings and may only follow rules if they know they will be identified by cameras.

Bush backing Clinton won't hurt Trump

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