Annual veterans feast Nov. 15 in Stonington

The Stonington High School Student Government will host its annual “Fall Feast for Veterans” dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. in the high school commons. All current and past members of the armed services are welcome to attend...

Second installment of tax bills due Feb. 1 in Stonington

Tax Collector Linda Camelio is reminding residents that the second installment of real estate and personal property taxes may be paid any time between now and Feb. 1, 2018.

Formica, Cheeseman endorse Kleinhans for re-election to East Lyme school board

State Sen. Paul Formica, R-East Lyme, and State Rep. Holly Cheeseman, R-East Lyme, endorsed John Kleinhans for re-election to the East Lyme Board of Education.

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Public hearings to be held Tuesday on East Lyme water, sewer rates

Public hearings will be held Tuesday evening on proposed increases to water and sewer rates.

Bike with a view

Kevin Sullivan, 16, rides his double-decker bicycle on to Laurel Hill Avenue from River Avenue in Norwich on his way to classes at Norwich Free Academy on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Sullivan says he generally only rides the bike, which he built himself, to school on days that he misses the bus. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Kevin Sullivan, 16, rides his double-decker bicycle on to Laurel Hill Avenue from River Avenue in Norwich on his way to classes Friday at Norwich Free Academy.

Coast Guard helps three in vessel taking on water in Groton

The Coast Guard on Friday afternoon helped three people whose vessel was taking on water near Pine Island.

Stonington police: Intoxicated man threatened driver with hatchet, resisted arrest

A Westerly man was arrested early Friday morning night after police say he threatened another man with a hatchet following an accident in Pawcatuck then struggled for several minutes with police officers who were trying to get him in the cruiser.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with pickup in Ledyard

A Groton motorcyclist suffered serious injuries Saturday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old boy from Gales Ferry.

Updated: Route 214 at Whalehead Road re-opens following Ledyard crash

Police said Route 214 at Whalehead Road has re-opened after it closed earlier this evening due to "a serious motorcycle crash."

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Stonington Borough rights a wrong

Historic granite crosswalks, taken literally from the neighborhood on the other side of the tracks...

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Sen. Warren: Former colleague chased me around his desk

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks in a park in Berryville, Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. Sen. Warren is joining the growing chorus of women talking about their experiences with sexual harassment in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is joining the growing chorus of women talking about their experiences with sexual harassment in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

EPA yanks scientists' conference presentations, including on climate change

The Environmental Protection Agency has instructed two of its scientists and one contractor not to speak as planned at a scientific conference Monday in Providence, Rhode Island, sparking criticism from some academics and congressional Democrats.

Sen. Murphy hosting meetings in Ukraine, Estonia on war, Russia

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to host meetings in Ukraine and Estonia on the war in Ukraine, Russian aggression and other matters

Despite Washington, Connecticut health exchange soldiers on

Connecticut's health insurance exchange soldiers on, prepares for open enrollment despite Washington, D.C. turmoil over Obamacare

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