Gales Ferry woman arrested on narcotics charges

Police said they had seized cocaine and marijuana, as well as drug paraphernalia, after serving a search warrant at her residence.

Body discovered in Shetucket River in Norwich

Sgt. John Ley of the Norwich Police Department confirmed that a body was found in the river. He declined to provide any further details, including whether the body was male or female, or whether foul play was suspected.

Power goes out at New London housing for elderly, disabled

A state-subsidized housing complex with about 200 elderly and disabled people lost power early Saturday and residents had to leave their apartments due to the heat, Housing Commission Chairwoman Betsy Gibson said.

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Old Lyme meeting to consider mosquito management plan, Town Hall improvements

A special town meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Town Hall to consider two items.

Two informational forums planned for New London area immigrants

Immigration attorney Marcy S. Levine will be discussing legal options for non-citizens at forums at Centro de la Comunidad in New London on July 24 and 29.

Parade of silly hats

Families participated in the costume and silly hat parade for children along the boardwalk at Ocean Beach Park on Friday. The annual parade is held in honor of Tony Pero for his contributions to park.

Toddler injured at campsite at Rocky Neck State Park

A 17-month-old boy was injured Saturday morning when he fell against a Dutch oven his family was using to cook breakfast at a campsite at Rocky Neck State Park, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental...

New London man charged with operating a drug factory

A city man is in custody after a lengthy investigation into the dealing of heroin and crack cocaine in New London County led state and local police to him.

Ledyard police searching for 3 after armed home invasion

Police are searching for three people who allegedly invaded a Gales Ferry home Thursday night and stole several guns and electronic devices.

STATE

Optimism survives on 25th anniversary of Seeds of Peace

Peace is no closer today than it was 25 years ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine

Treasurer: R.I. residents get back $12.2M in unclaimed property

The state treasurer's office says that $12.2 million in unclaimed property was returned to more than 10,000 Rhode Island residents in the last fiscal year

Police: Dozens of intoxicated concertgoers hospitalized

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized, many for excessive drinking, during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper

UConn alums chosen as veterinarians for school mascot

The University of Connecticut's mascot and mascot emeritus have new doctors_ a married couple who attended the school

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