Accident closes Douglas Lane in Waterford


Police said Douglas Lane was closed late Thursday night following a vehicle accident. LifeStar was called to the scene shortly before 11 p.m.

Make a Difference: Community Speaks Out of Groton

Groton organization needs money to help get addicts into treatment.

Stonington police to hold stuff-a-cruiser event on Saturday

The police department will hold its annual stuff-a-cruiser event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the police station parking lot.

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Salem resident troopers collecting toys for kids

The town of Salem and its two resident troopers will be collecting new, unwrapped toys to distribute to local children in need from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Salem Marketplace, 20 Hartford Road.

Norwich Ethics Commission receives more complaints

The Ethics Commission has received three additional complaints that could pertain to the controversial trips to the Kentucky Derby hosted by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative that included Norwich Public Utilities officials and...

Borough's 'Black House' owners want to renovate garage, add porch

The owners of the so-called “Black House” in the borough plan to discuss their idea for renovating their garage and adding on a porch with the borough Planning and Zoning Commission on Dec. 13.

Norwich police want help identifying hit-and-run driver

Police are hoping the public can help them identify the driver of a truck they said hit a pedestrian about 6 p.m. Dec. 2.

Norwich police cancel year-old Silver Alert

Police have canceled a Silver Alert they issued last year for a teen who went missing Dec. 9, 2015.

State police collecting toys for those in need

State police stationed at the Troop F barracks are hosting a toy drive this month to help local churches, civic organizations and families in time for the holidays.

STATE

Carson says he won't dismantle social programs as HUD chief

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development says he doesn't plan to dismantle social safety net programs

Effort to stem homegrown US extremism launches in Massachusetts

A federally backed effort to stem the rise of homegrown extremists is underway in Massachusetts

Driver convicted in accident that fatally injured teacher

A driver who stuck and fatally injured a teacher in a Connecticut middle school parking lot has been acquitted of manslaughter but convicted of other charges

Skyscraper project downsized from 3 towers to 1

A developer proposing to build Rhode Island's tallest building is downsizing his plans from three skyscrapers to just one

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