New London OKs plans for Hygienic amphitheater project

Rendering of a planned 60-by-60-foot cover over the stage area at Hygienic Art Park in New London. (Courtesy of Hygienic Art)

Plans are moving forward for the first of a series of ambitious enhancement projects at the Hygienic Art Galleries and Art Park, the flagship for art and culture in downtown.

U.S. Supreme Court rules Mohegan employee not immune from 'individual capacity' lawsuit

In an 8-0 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that in a lawsuit brought against a tribal employee in his individual capacity, the employee, not the tribe, is the “real party in interest” and is not protected by the tribe’s sovereign immunity.

Tourism advocates plead for dedicated source of annual funding

The coalition, an alliance of more than 100 representatives of the tourism industry, rallied Monday in a meeting room at the Legislative Office Building, calling once again, on "Tourism Advocacy Day," for legislators to dedicate a portion of the state’s hotel occupancy tax revenues to...

Murphy won't seek re-election in North Stonington

First Selectman Shawn Murphy will not seek a second term as first selectman this November, he announced Tuesday.

Groton notifies parents of 300 children that school will close

Superintendent Michael Graner on Tuesday sent a letter home to 300 parents of children at Pleasant Valley Elementary School, informing them the school would close, and offered an early retirement incentive package to teachers to try to avoid layoffs.

Ridding New London of coyote won't be easy, mayor cautions

Mayor Michael Passero said Tuesday that the city would seek to obtain a special permit to trap and kill a coyote being seen frequently in the city’s south end if it behaves aggressively toward a human, but cautioned that a better solution may be for residents to change their behavior.

Conn College panel encourages local activism, continuing the 'resistance'

Yusef Salaam, left, a motivational speaker and one of the

At Connecticut College Monday night, four people who have stood personally and symbolically against the forces that helped Donald Trump get elected sat together and offered some advice.

Man's best friend

Edwin Corado and his dogs Goldie, left, and Mr. Pepper, not pictured, take-in the view of New London Harbor and Ledge Light from a rocky perch at the UConn Avery Point Campus in Groton, Monday, April 24, 2017. Corado lives nearby and frequently walks his dogs at Avery Point.

Edwin Corado and his dogs Goldie, left, and Mr. Pepper, not pictured, take-in the view of New London Harbor and Ledge Light from a rocky perch at the UConn Avery Point Campus in Groton, Monday.

Connecticut Democrats need a reboot

State Democrats might be expected to do well, in the time of Trump, but voters next election will blame them for the financial crisis and rising taxes.

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Region a finalist for Innovation Places grant

A group of local entrepreneurs who have been pushing to develop a more vibrant economy in Groton and New London has made it through to the final round of a state competition for several million dollars to put into effect their ideas.

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Budgetary train wreck!

With the state facing a huge deficit, the Appropriations Committee is moving towards increasing spending by 5.2 percent next fiscal year .

Bernie's gamemanship

Sen. Sanders has perfected a form of anti-gamesmanship gamesmanship, posing as a politician who is above the grubby realities of running for office and focusing instead on the business of the people.

Providing arrest information is not optional, it's the law

When Staff Writer Lindsay Boyle set out to see how our local police departments were complying with the law on providing arrest information, she found some troubling results.

Happy 50th anniversary, Avery Point

In the tumultuous days of 1967, Avery Point emerged as a peaceful and beautiful oasis for both students and the public. It remains so.

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