Connecticut Sun gives back to community


Norwich Parks and Rec summer campers watch as Connecticut Sun forward Camille Little draws "WNBA" in orange chalk at the Parks and Rec basketball courts on Mahan Drive for an Operation Orange community outreach event Monday.

Waterford, New London hire new police officers

New London and Waterford each have announced the hiring of two police recruits for placement in the next police academy class that starts in July.

Avery Memorial Association receives grant to protect centuries old artifacts

The Avery Memorial Association has been awarded $2,453 to install shades throughout the historic house on Fort Street and protect artifacts inside from the potential harmful exposure to sunlight.

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Montville mourns loss of dedicated tax collector

Residents heading to Town Hall next month to pay their taxes may notice a familiar face missing. Longtime tax collector Joan Zujus passed away May 15 at the age of 77 following a brief illness. She is remembered by town staff and her family for her...

Airborne adventurers: Trapeze and trampoline park opening in Groton

Guests were flipping and flying overhead during an open house Saturday at a new indoor combination trapeze and trampoline park off Flanders Road in Groton.

Meetings for the week of June 28

Municipal meetings from around the region for the week of June 28.

Norwich, State police to conduct DUI checkpoints over holiday weekend

The Norwich Police Department and state police at Troop E in Montville will conduct sobriety checkpoints from 6 p.m. Friday through 2 a.m. Saturday.

Colchester man killed in motorcycle crash

The driver of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle was killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening on Haddam Colchester Turnpike at Launching Area Road.

Montville man faces several charges after rollover crash in Westerly

The one-car accident along Route 78 on Friday night sent two of the vehicle's passengers to the hospital.

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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Connecticut lawmakers expected to pass state budget changes

Connecticut lawmakers expected to pass state budget changes, pass criminal justice bills

State police spokesman leaving job to return to barracks

Connecticut State Police spokesman to leave job to return to Tolland barracks

Drivers arrested after Connecticut road rage shooting

Driver of car, tractor-trailer charged after road-rage incident

Budget on agenda as lawmakers return for special session

Budget changes, other bills up for debate as Connecticut lawmakers return for special session

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