Montville vigil offers comfort, support for those struggling with addiction

Montville mayor Ronald K. McDaniel took the microphone at Thursday's vigil and shared for the first time in public his own family's struggle.

Conn College pledges to make campus a sanctuary for undocumented students

The college president said Conn has brought an immigration attorney to the campus to provide information and advice to DACA students and others "to increase our collective understanding of immigration issues."

Teams from Ledyard's Young Engineers head to state Lego League tournament

From left, Dylan Makuchowski, 10, Ben Fieldsend, 11, and Noah Freemon, 11, all members of the

Its success has been shown; now in its fourth year, the after-school program has three teams that will be competing in the state tournament Saturday at Shelton High School.

Sober house certification on hold in New London as state funds dry up

A voluntary certification program being offered to the more than 30 sober houses spread across the city is on hold because of the lack of funds by the organization that sponsored it.

Beyond duty: Veterans honored for giving back

2016 Connecticut Veterans' Hall of Fame inductees Frank Conahan, William

Three locals will be inducted into the Connecticut Veterans' Hall of Fame, which recognizes honorably discharged military veterans for their contributions to their communities, in a ceremony on Dec. 7.

MGM Springfield puts best foot forward

State gaming regulators touring the MGM Springfield casino site Thursday morning stopped to watch a crane swing a beam into place atop the six-story parking garage that’s part of the $950 million project.

Groton school board extends superintendent's contract

The Groton Board of Education recently extended Superintendent Michael Graner’s contract one year and gave him a 2 percent raise for the 2016-17 school year.

Comptroller: All is not bleak in state’s fiscal forecast

One day after analysts briefed the legislature’s budget panels on surging debt costs that could imperil state finances through the early- to mid-2030s, state Comptroller Kevin P. Lembo peppered his monthly budget forecast with “positive economic indicators that are worth...

Deans Mill named outstanding elementary school of the year

Deans Mill School has been named the outstanding elementary school for 2016-17 by the Connecticut Association of Schools.

EVENT CALENDAR

Select date to see events for that day:

NEWS FROM OUR TOWNS

Find news in your town:

OPINION

As time wastes, prospects of launching 3rd casino dim

The strategy behind the third casino proposal remains solid. But the political support for it appears to be slipping away.

Send Amistad creditor bailout plan to the bottom

Even if this rescue mission did make sense, which it doesn’t, doing it when the state is in difficult fiscal straits would be particularly outrageous.

Practical approaches to working with sanctuary cities

A fair-minded local standard would ensure that police, sheriffs and corrections officials see to it that dangerous criminals do not slip through the cracks.

Trump the populist and Trump the insider

On the same day Trump twists corporate arms to save jobs, he picks a Wall Street hedge fund insider to run Treasury.

LETTERS

Magazines and Special Features

Bookstore

A Generation of Excellence: UConn Women's 30 Year Reign

A Generation of Excellence: UConn Women's 30 Year Reign
BUY

First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London

First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London
BUY

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s
BUY

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon
BUY

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum: Respect the Past | Engage the Present | Look to the Future
BUY

MOST RECENT POLL