Commissioner: Groton did not follow steps needed for school construction funding

The commissioner of the State Department of Administrative Services said Friday she could not include Groton’s $141 million request for new schools in the school construction package, nor recommend it, because her office does not have an application for the project.

College completing work on Mitchell Woods project

Pedestrians exit the new entrance at Montauk Avenue after walking along the new walkway that runs through Mitchell Woods between the tennis courts and baseball fields Wednesday, May 4, 2016.  The entrance and walkway are part of a restoration project at Mitchell Woods that includes work done at the ball field, new walkways and a playground area.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

A major portion of what has been deemed a “rejuvenation” of the Alfred Mitchell Woods is wrapping up this month with more work being planned for a pond and other attributes of the 26-acre woodland and public recreation area.

Cuauhtémoc leaves New London

The Mexican tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc departs City Pier in New London Friday, May 6, 2016, following a five-day port call. The 270-foot barque, built in 1982, serves as a training ship for the Mexican Navy. The vessel, commanded by Capt. Pedro Mata Cervantes, is on a sail training trip that began March 12 in Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico, its homeport. The ARM designation used before the name of the vessel refers to Armada Republic Mexicana. The ship set out on a journey that will include stops in 13 countries, including the U.S., Canada and Europe.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Mexican tall ship ARM Cuauhtémoc left City Pier in New London on Friday following a five-day port call.

Bill that would have protected Millstone from energy market dips dies in House

After passing the state Senate unanimously, a bill crafted to help stabilize revenues for Millstone Power Station owner Dominion Resources failed to be taken up for a vote in the state House of Representatives before the close of the session Wednesday.

62nd annual Child & Family Agency tag sale begins in New London

Jacob Hawkins, left, an information technology specialist, 2nd class in the U.S. Navy, assists patron Robert Nazarian of Waterford, attempt to open a steamer wardrobe trunk (circa 1915-1920) on sale for$175.00, during the first day of the Child & Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut's 62nd annual tag sale held at the New London Armory, Thursday, May 5, 2016. The two managed to open the trunk with a supplied key and discovered an intricate locking mechanism. Nazarian ended up purchasing the trunk. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Cars lined the streets surrounding the New London Armory on Thursday morning as residents from near and far flocked to the first day of a local nonprofit's 62nd annual tag sale.

Barque Eagle stops in New London before Ireland trip

The United States Coast Guard Barque Eagle rides at anchor in Long Island Sound with Race Rock Light at left, prior to transiting to Fort Trumbull State Park in New London on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Eagle is two months into its summer training schedule and is picking up a group of Coast Guard Academy cadets and will depart on Saturday for Dublin, Ireland. Eagle has been assigned to the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore as its homeport through 2018 as part of a service life extension maintenance period. Eagle's schedule will include another visit to New London in August.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle is two months into its summer training schedule and is in New London to pick up the first group of Coast Guard Academy cadets who will train on the ship.

John "Whit" Davis, Pawcatuck farmland preservationist, dies at 91

In this August 2012 Day file photo, John

John “Whit” Davis, the quintessential Yankee farmer whose lifelong efforts to preserve his family’s almost 400-year-old farm at Osbrook Point made him an influential spokesman for land conservation, died Wednesday at age 91.

Police awaiting toxicology results for suspicious death at L+M

Police on Thursday said they're waiting on toxicology results to determine the cause of the "suspicious" death of a Norwich woman at Lawrence + Memorial on Tuesday.

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