Airport authority seeking to bring regional commercial service back to Groton

The Connecticut Airport Authority wants to bring back regional commercial service to Groton-New London Airport and is in discussions with an air carrier, according to the executive director of the authority.

Galaxy Roller Rink closes

Matt Longino, owner of Galaxy Roller Rink, looks out over the fallen ceiling tiles and buckets to catch dripping water that litter the rink area in Groton on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Longino, who has owned Galaxy for the last 13 years, has closed up his business in the face of the continued damage from a leaky roof that he says the building owner refused to repair.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The owner of Galaxy Roller Rink closed its doors for good on Wednesday, as worsening leaks from the roof posed a safety hazard to skaters.

Charter Oak region's top residential mortgage lender for 8th straight year

Charter Oak Federal Credit Union was eastern Connecticut's top residential mortgage lender for the eighth consecutive year in 2017.




Mass. gaming investigators find Wynn Resorts' 2014 donation was legal

Investigators for the Massachusetts Gaming Commission determined that Wynn Resorts violated no law in 2014 when the company made a $2 million contribution to the Republican Governors Association.

Former Mystic armory building could become light manufacturing center

The former Mystic armory building, seen Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, on Summit Street is being proposed to be renovated into a technology and light manufacturing center. (Joe Wojtas/The Day)

A local business owner has purchased the abandoned armory building on Summit Street, cleaned up the overgrown site and is now seeking zoning approval to turn it into a technology, business and light manufacturing center.

Students need lessons to identify fake news, journalism dean says

One journalism dean says lessons in “news literacy” — the ability to distinguish fake news from the real thing — should be offered in classrooms throughout New York as a matter of public urgency.