State police stress safety for Fourth of July weekend

State police will have sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols throughout the area starting Thursday through Monday.

Waterford High School Class of 1976 to host multiclass reunion

Waterford High School classes of 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979 are invited to join the Class of 1976 at its 40th reunion to be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Ocean Beach Park's Port 'N Starboard Banquet Hall.

Norwich oncology group chosen for new Medicare program

A Norwich physician practice is among four around the state selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to participate in a care delivery model that encourages higher quality and more coordinated cancer care, the agency said in a...

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Enrollment fair planned for people losing HUSKY A health coverage

State Rep. Emmett D. Riley, D-Norwich, announced Wednesday that Access Health CT, the state's online health insurance exchange, will host a special enrollment fair Thursday in Norwich for people who are losing HUSKY A Transitional Medical Assistance...

Rogers Lake to be treated with herbicide on July 5

Rogers Lake in Old Lyme and Lyme will be treated on July 5 with the herbicide flumioxazin to control the non-native aquatic plants fanwort and variable watermilfoil, according to a notice posted on the town of Old Lyme's website.

Uncas School gets a new principal

Peter Camp, a nine-year veteran Norwich teacher and assistant principal, was named Tuesday as the new principal of the Uncas School by Superintendent Abby Dolliver. He succeeds former principal Jason Foster, who left to be principal at Windham High...

Waterford police charge man with animal cruelty

Police on Tuesday arrested a local man in connection with an investigation into suspected animal cruelty that began earlier this year, according to police.

Ledyard man arrested Tuesday on drug charges

A Ledyard man was arrested on drug charges Tuesday evening after police searched 15 Ridge Road in Gales Ferry.

Norwich man faces multiple charges in domestic incident

A Norwich man was arrested on multiple charges after police say he kicked in the door of a Groton City home and fled into the woods.

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State workers layoffs continue, interpreters receive notices

Connecticut state employees are continuing to receive layoff notices, including interpreters for the deaf and hard of hearing

UConn revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

The University of Connecticut has revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby, saying he engaged in conduct "incongruent" with the university's values

Connecticut man who built gun-firing drone facing child porn charges

A Connecticut man who made news after equipping a drone with a gun has been arrested on child pornography charges

240-foot turbine blades arrive for offshore wind farm

Workers at ProvPort have been unloading the 240-foot-long turbine blades that will ultimately be used for the nation's first offshore wind farm, off Block Island

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