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Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein answers a question after announcing that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller announced a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants with an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Still helping others after 50 years, now alongside family

Dave Olssen, right, 74, helps his grandson Matthew Ivey, center, and daughter Kathee Ivey move a stretcher back into an ambulance on Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, at Ledyard Volunteer Emergency Squad.  Olsen has been working as an EMT for over 50 years and is the only LVES founding member who still responds to calls. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

In 1998, Dave Olssen suffered a stroke and was left facing a grueling road to recovery. A man who had volunteered hours upon hours attempting to help others could no longer even lift his infant granddaughter, at least for a time. But that didn’t stop him from continuing his service to the community and volunteering doing work he loves.

Norwich Public Utilities paid $35K to settle harassment complaint

Norwich Public Utilities agreed to pay $35,000 in May of 2016 to settle a harassment complaint filed by a female NPU employee in September 2015 against then-utilities commission Chairman James Sullivan, one month before Sullivan resigned from the commission.

Groton will reconsider whether to renovate old schools or build new

A concept drawing of an aerial view of the proposed Groton Middle School, as it would be seen from Ella Grasso Tech Drive. Groton Project Manager Rick Norris and Arcadis Design and Consultancy showed the design concept for Groton’s future middle school to the Town Council earlier this week.  (Courtesy of town Project Manager Rick Norris)

Groton is revisiting the question of whether to renovate its two existing middle schools into elementary schools or level the old buildings and build new schools, said Rick Norris, project manager for the town.

Conference aims to boost support for domestic violence victims

The goal of the gathering, which was a response to the recent resignations of two White House staffers over domestic violence allegations, was to highlight how employers can support victims of domestic violence.

State finds two serious health violations at New London Police headquarters

The ceiling of the shift commander's office in the New London Police Department headquarters bubbled and leaked during a Jan. 23, 2018, rainstorm. When plasterboard was peeled away, rotted material and potential mold was exposed, as pictured here. (Courtesy of the New London Police Union)

The state Department of Labor found two serious occupational health violations in the City of New London Police Department headquarters during a Jan. 26 visit, according to a report released Friday.

Bond commission approves economic development funds

The State Bond Commission approved financing Friday for a wide array of economic development initiatives and the first wave of relief for homeowners struggling with crumbling foundations.

Regional animal shelter could be on horizon

While no timeframe or specific locations are nailed down yet, leaders in Waterford, East Lyme, New London and Montville agree they could save money and better care for animals in a shared facility.

Problems uncovered with historic properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks

In a series of columns, David Collins has reported on the conditions of various historic properties owned by Connecticut Landmarks, including one in Stonington and another in East Haddam.

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