New Sandy Hook school opens nearly four years after massacre

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School hosts a media open house, Friday, July 29, 2016, in Newtown, Conn. The public is getting its first look at the school which will replace the one torn down after a gunman entered it in December 2012 and killed 20 first graders and six educators. The $50 million, 86,800-square-foot building opens next month. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

The new Sandy Hook Elementary School, built to replace the one demolished after a massacre that took the lives of 20 children and six educators, features three courtyards, study spaces designed to look like treehouses and a moat-like raingarden.

Working quietly behind scenes, Norwich task force tackles opioid crisis

For more than a year, members of health and law enforcement agencies in Norwich have been working to streamline the city’s approach to the burgeoning opioid epidemic.

Council concerned Northeast is getting crowded with casinos

A panel of experts gathered Friday, the first day of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States' three-day summer meeting at the Boston Marriott Newton, to discuss casino saturation in the Northeast.

Summer is busy for Groton teachers

Groton School District teachers participate in a Math Learn to Lead summer workshop.  (Mark Russell/Groton Public Schools)

Groton teachers this year taught writing to 319 students during a summer academy, and attended workshops in math, English as a second language and encouraging positive behavior.

In discussing race, East Lyme community urged to find its 'shared humanity'

A community conversation on race was held Friday evening at the East Lyme Senior Center.

Replacement of Ohio-class ballistic submarines to be named 'Columbia'

Submarines in the class will replace the 14 Ohio-class "boomers," which make up a large percentage of the country's nuclear arsenal, and when all the Columbia-class submarines enter service, they will make up 70 percent of the nation's nuclear triad.

Norwich schools' summer meals program popular among diners

About a dozen elementary and middle school students gave good reviews of the federally funded free summer breakfast and lunch programs to U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney on Friday – including the broccoli.

Pequot celebrates 50th anniversity of Nicklaus exhibition

Fifty years ago Saturday, one of golf's greatest legends walked the same fairways as the Pequot Golf Course regulars. Jack Nicklaus played an exhibition round of golf at Pequot in Stonington on July 30, 1966. Pequot is celebrating the...

Much Bernie in Hillary's acceptance speech

The centrist Hillary Clinton was hard to find Thursday, but no should be surprised to see her return post-election.

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Much Bernie in Hillary's acceptance speech

The centrist Hillary Clinton was hard to find Thursday, but no should be surprised to see her return post-election.

Federal probe into spending by Conn. Democrats welcomed

The problem with using federal funds in the 2014 election was that Malloy was a state candidate, not a federal one.

Trump on accessing opponent's emails: 'I wish I had that power'

In calling on Russia to provide emails on Hillary Clinton, and in thirsting for the ability himself to access them, Trump again shows he is not qualified to be president.

Keeping Coast Guard Band where it belongs

The conclusion reached seemed to be the obvious one because no good reason was ever offered for relocating the Coast Guard Band.

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