Newtown families to split $1.5 million settlement

The families of more than a dozen victims of the Newtown school shooting rampage would split $1.5 million under proposed settlements of lawsuits against the estate of the gunman’s mother.

Coast Guard celebrates 225th birthday in New London

What better place, several officials said Tuesday afternoon, to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Coast Guard than in this city, home to several Coast Guard commands, the Coast Guard Academy and the planned National Coast Guard Museum.

Former Groton town police chief indicted in Maine on burglary, stalking, harassment charges

Former Groton Police Chief Michael J. Crowley was indicted on two felony and three misdemeanor charges on May 6 by a grand jury in York County, Maine.

Ulysses Hammond to retire from vice president post at Connecticut College

Ulysses Hammond, vice president for administration at Connecticut College, will retire from his position on Oct. 30, the college announced Monday.

Former Hartford officer arrested again, this time for disturbance at L + M

Police say Elyosius repeatedly yelled profanities and tried to start a fight in the Lawrence & Memorial Hospital emergency room and later urinated on the floor of the police station booking area.

Anonymous letter accuses Oswegatchie fire department of coverup

The letter said that two weeks ago volunteer members of the department harassed a resident by detonating a "homemade explosive devise" on the resident's porch.

Connecticut has a lead in meeting new EPA carbon emissions rule, Malloy says

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Klee applauded the Clean Power Plan released Monday by President Obama and Environmental Protection Administrator Gina McCarthy, saying the measure is a much needed...

Defense Department awards Groton schools $1 million grant for writing program

The grant will pay for a five-year training program that would bring professors from Teachers College at Columbia University to Groton.

New London City Council continues to struggle with public safety expenses

The Council’s Finance Committee on Monday renewed its call for a capital expenditure plan from the city’s finance department, a list of priority items that need to be funded.

Ledyard police facility on track to break ground this month

Members of the Permanent Municipal Building Committee on Monday evening took multiple steps that should clear the way for a mid-August ground breaking at the new police facility.

Life Star to build third home for emergency helicopter

Hartford Hospital, The William W. Backus Hospital and MidState Medical Center in Meriden on Thursday announced plans to build a third home for Life Star emergency helicopter.

Old Lyme selectmen to join finance board in review of WPCA

The town's selectmen said Monday they will join the Board of Finance in its review of the Water Pollution Control Authority's activities.



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