Whalers pose for team photo


Members of the New London High School football team, pose for a team photograph at the 50-yard line, Monday.

Stonington's Bates tapped for Port Authority board

Senate Majority Leader Bob Duff, D-Norwalk, has appointed Scott Bates of Stonington to the Connecticut Port Authority Board of Directors. Bates will serve as one of 15 board members.

SEIU endorses Finizio in New London Democratic primary

Democratic Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio announced Monday that his re-election campaign had picked up the endorsement of the Service Employees International Union, one of the largest labor unions in Connecticut.

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Rocky Neck Heart Walk scheduled for Sept. 27

The Rocky Neck Heart Walk will take place Sept. 27, with festivities starting at 9 a.m. at Rocky Neck State Park.

Meetings for the week of Aug. 30

A round up of municipal meetings from around the region for the week of Aug. 30.

Seeing sailboats on the sound in Groton

Friends, from left, Sue Vickstrom of Baltic, Barbara Seagraves of Griswold and Janet Mislick of Groton relax by enjoying the weather and the view from UConn Avery Point in Groton Friday.

Watch Hill firefighters extinguish 'suspicious' boat fire

Fire and police officials are investigating a suspicious boat fire that happened early this morning on Napatree Point.

New fire code prevents grills on most balconies of multifamily homes

A recent change in the Connecticut Fire Safety Code prevents the use of outdoor cooking devices, like grills, to be used on balconies of a multifamily homes that have three or more units.

Fallen tree closes Route 2A in Preston

Route 2A in Preston was closed for about four hours early Sunday morning near the Brookside Cafe after a large oak tree fell across the road.

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Woman delivers hand grenade to police, prompts evacuation

Police evacuate department, homes after woman brings in grenade

Bridgeport man arrested after crashing in construction zone

Bridgeport man crashes in I-95 construction zone after police chase, injuring 4 and himself

2 brothers-in-law arrested after fight, stabbing

Police: 2 brothers-in-law arrested after 1 stabbed, injured the other during domestic argument

Stratford names school for Sandy Hook teacher killed in Newtown

Hometown names school for teacher killed while protecting kids in 2012 Newtown massacre

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