Chimney fire causes minimal damage to Lyme home

Firefighters from Lyme, Old Lyme and Old Saybrook battled a “stubborn” chimney fire for two hours Saturday at a 19th century home at 145 Bill Hill Road.

This Sunday: Garde screens Manhattan Short Film Festival

The Manhattan Short Film Festival is shown at venues around the globe — including at the Garde Arts Center in New London.

Meetings for the week of Oct. 4

Municipal meetings from around the region for the week of Oct. 4


Shopping in the rain

Shoppers cope with wind and rain on West Main St. in Mystic, Friday.

Ledge Light Health District gets farmers market grant

Ledge Light Health District has been awarded a grant of more than $99,000 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers Market Promotion Program to help increase sales and consumption of locally grown produce and agricultural products.

Reels, Jones among candidates for Mashantucket council

A former Mashantucket Pequot tribal chairman and a former tribal councilor with lawsuits pending against the tribe are among nine candidates for the three council seats up for election.

State police charge man with sexual assault of a juvenile

State police charged a man Thursday with numerous sexual assault charges.

Nearly a dozen arrested in prostitution, narcotics sting in Groton

Nearly a dozen people were arrested Tuesday during a prostitution and drug sting at numerous hotels in the Groton area.

Stonington police search for missing woman

Police have issued a Silver Alert for a missing 54-year-old woman who was last seen Saturday.



Chief Ackley's future separates the New London mayoral candidates

Democrat Michael Passero supports her, while Republican Bill Vogel would help her retire


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Smartphone apps link Greater New Haven college students to safety

Several universities in the area offer such apps, with names such as LiveSafe at Yale University, Rave Guardian at Quinnipiac University and at the University of New Haven.

More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast

More heavy rain and flooding forecast along parts off waterlogged East Coast

Connecticut agency to play key role in Anthem, Cigna merger

Connecticut insurance department to play key role in proposed Anthem/Cigna merger

Gov. Malloy orders flags lowered after Oregon shooting

Gov. Malloy orders flags lowered to honor the 9 people killed by gunman at Oregon campus



Islamic State claims pair of deadly Baghdad suicide bombings

IS group claims responsibility for Baghdad bombings that killed at least 18