10,000 celebrate 75th anniversary of New London's Ocean Beach Park

The celebration included a trapeze act, band, laser show and fireworks, and on a perfect summer day, the beach. “I think this is the biggest crowd Ocean Beach has had in 75 years, and that’s saying something,” said Dave Sugrue, general manager of the park, who estimated the crowd at 10,000 people.

New London's Ocean Beach Park still a gem to those who fought for it

It took an army of dedicated people to restore Ocean Beach Park from the failing attraction of the late 1980s and 1990s to the robust and vibrant city park that it is today.

 A look back at Ocean Beach Park moments

Mystic's iconic Stone House getting new lease on life

More than 90 years after fire gutted a Mystic landmark, the Stone House, relatives are restoring it as a family retreat and vacation rental.

Montville Navy vet shares story of service for national Veterans History Project

Retired Navy veteran Edwin "Bud" Atkins, who was inducted into the Connecticut Veterans Hall of Fame in 2014, sat down with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, for an interview for the Veterans History Project.

Norwich ready to embrace artist Ellis Ruley as a native son

Efforts are coming together this summer designed to ensure that African-American artist Ellis Ruley is celebrated as a talented native son and is included in heritage tourism promotions.

Groton's July 4th parade to be held Saturday

Police say drivers should expect traffic delays and road closures before and after the annual July 4th parade that begins at 10 a.m. at Poquonnock Plains Park.

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Only July 4, celebrating 'the things that unite us'

"We are one nation indivisible ...Republican and Democrat, we are all Americans."

The mall redefined

There is no doubt the Foxwoods mall opening, reportedly the first in a decade in the country, goes against the trend.

Christie’s choosy candor

Christie’s candor will come with limits, of course. But that doesn’t mean his candidacy is without promise.

Force UConn to keep budget debate open

For decades, the General Assembly has treated UConn like a favorite child.

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