New law requires ignition interlock device for first-time offenders

If the prospect of getting arrested, losing your license, having your name in the paper and going to court doesn't deter you from drinking and driving, how about the idea of having to blow into a device for the next six months in order to start your car?

USS Pittsburgh escorted out to sea

A patrol boat from the U.S. Navy's Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 escorted the U.S. Navy Los Angeles class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) through New London harbor bound for sea Tuesday.

New Connecticut Port Authority comes into existence Wednesday

The port authority, which primarily will be responsible for marketing the state's three deepwater ports — New London, Bridgeport and New Haven — comes into existence Wednesday, but it will take months for it to fully stand up.

'No meaningful issues' standing in way of L+M affiliation with Yale-New Haven

Lawrence + Memorial Healthcare and the Yale-New Haven Health System have agreed on the main terms of a possible affiliation.

General Assembly gives New London High School project the green light

The General Assembly on Monday unanimously approved the annual school construction bonding package, which was amended to authorize more than $98 million for the New London High School construction project.

Motorcyclist injured in Old Lyme crash

A motorcyclist was flown by Lifestar medical helicopter to a Yale New Haven hospital Tuesday following a crash in the area of Route 156 and 4 Mile River Road.

Sound View project to focus on improvements to Hartford Avenue

A project to revamp the Sound View area will focus on Hartford Avenue, town officials told residents at an information session on Tuesday.

Searchers say plane crash unlikely in East Lyme

East Lyme police, Niantic firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the waters between Rocky Neck State Park and Black Point on Tuesday following a report of a downed airplane. Responders found no evidence of a crash.

Third correction officer charged in sex assault of inmate

State police arrested a third state correction officer Tuesday for his alleged involvement in the sexual assault of an inmate at York Correctional Institution in Niantic.

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First wind farm foundations headed for Rhode Island

The first set of foundations for Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind farm near Block Island was loaded onto a barge in Louisiana over the weekend and will begin its slow journey across the Gulf of Mexico and up the East Coast later this week.

Connecticut electric bills to become more consumer friendly July 1
Mohegan Sun advances Korean casino plan
More overtime on the way? Obama proposes broader coverage
State's home sales gain in May

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Address Connecticut's 'permanent fiscal crisis'

Fundamentally, the budget did little or nothing to address the state's fiscal problems.

Ocean Beach Park still fun at 75

As for the entertainment venue that the policies and trends of the late 1930s and early 1940s produced, it continues to serve its purpose — a place for the working class to seek relief from...

Jindal lost his way

Jindal would be in much better shape if he had made good on his original promise — to serve as the savvy Republican policy wonk.

60 years fighting for open government

It is the 60th anniversary of the group’s founding by Connecticut journalists seeking to protect the public’s right to know.

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She was 'Bad to the Bone' ... but just how bad?

Nobody knows how this season ends for the Connecticut Sun. It's been a fun start, Tuesday's night's...

Connecticut shouldn't ignore history's clear verdict

Connecticut looks foolish in failing to recognize the achievement of the Wright brothers.

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