Keeping the Sabino shipshape at Mystic Seaport


Karl Kohler, a deckhand on Mystic Seaport's steamship Sabino, sands the remnants of barnacles off the ship's propeller Monday, October 20, 2014. The Sabino, built in 1908 and the last wooden, coal-fired steamboat in operation in the U.S., will be...

Remains of Norwich men to be returned today to resting places

The reinterment and memorial ceremony for famed Norwich African-American folk artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris will be held at noon today at Maplewood Cemetery.

Norwich gives developers more time for police station proposals

The City Council agreed Monday to extend the bid period for developers to submit proposals for a new police station by nearly a month to Dec. 1 at the request of interested developers.

LOCAL

Old Lyme plans new alert system

Under the new Old Lyme Alerts/Everbridge system, messages could go out to all residents during a townwide emergency, or they could target only residents of a specific neighborhood if, for example, certain streets in town were blocked.

Commission to help disabled in Norwich takes step forward

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to establish an ordinance that creates a nine-member disabilities commission to address the needs of residents with disabilities and encourage them to participate in city functions.

Police search for Waterford runaway

Waterford – Police has issued a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Waterford girl, classified by police as an endangered runaway.

UPDATED: Norwich police arrest man in liquor store robbery

Norwich — Norwich police are investigating the Sunday afternoon robbery of the Amazing Wine and Spirits liquor store at 235 West Thames St.

Ledyard police search for car involved in evading accident

Ledyard — Police are looking for a car that was involved earlier this month in an evading accident that occurred on Shewville Road just north of Route 214.

STATE

Business, unions dig in over proposed state public pension plan

Round two is about to begin in the fight between business and organized labor over Connecticut's proposed public retirement plan.

UConn president previews school's master plan

Hartford - University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst on Thursday gave the school community a preview of the university's new master plan, which she says will recreate the Storrs campus into unique districts and concentrate growth in...

Police stymied finding ID of man accused of tour bus stabbings

Hartford (AP) — Connecticut State Police are stymied as they try to identify the man who slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot by a trooper in Norwalk.

Malloy orders Ebola drills at all hospitals in Connecticut

Hospitals statewide have been directed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to conduct Ebola preparedness drills within the next seven days and preferably within the next 48 hours, and a Unified Command Team of state officials has been formed to coordinate...

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