24 hours of Moby Dick at Mystic Seaport


Bill Steinmayer, portraying author Herman Melville, opened the Mystic Seaport's 30th annual Moby Dick Marathon reciting the first chapter from memory Friday onboard the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan.

Urban fantasy, mystery writer to discuss works at Lafayette memorial program

Dana Cameron will be the guest author at this year's Eighth Annual Jim Lafayette Memorial Series of Writers of Science Fiction and Fantasy on Aug. 10 at Otis Library in Norwich.

New London, Norwich to host National Night Out events Tuesday

Norwich and New London will be among thousands of communities nationwide to host a National Night Out event on Tuesday, with free activities aimed at getting community members to mingle with police.

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Waterford High School Class of '65 celebrates 50th reunion

The Waterford High School Class of 1965 celebrates its 50th reunion on this weekend.

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba visits New London

Crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) return to the cutter docked at Fort Trumbull Pier 7 after a brief shore leave when the cutter stopped in New London for fuel and maintenance Thursday.

Salem Republicans' slate includes several small business owners

The Salem Republican caucus has endorsed a slate of municipal candidates for the Nov. 3 election.

Updated: Accident on I-95 in East Lyme is cleared

A 5-mile stretch of Interstate 95 North was congested due to an accident that has closed one lane of traffic just beyond Exit 72, the Rocky Neck Connector.

New London police find heroin, facsimile firearms at camper

Police said they arrested two individuals Thursday at the scene of a camper — camouflaged from public sight — that contained heroin, materials to manufacture the drug, and facsimile firearms.

UPDATED: Silver Alert issued for missing New London teen

Police are seeking public assistance in locating a 13-year-old New London boy last seen on Wednesday.

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Mayor Finizio campaigns on park plan he had no part in devising

The mayor is promoting a park plan developed by someone who once ran a nonprofit his administration...

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Dredged materials dumped into Long Island Sound spur debate

Long Island Sound plan drives debate in New York, Connecticut over dredged material dumping

UConn: Engineering School computer breach was 'criminal'

UConn: Data breach at Engineering School was 'criminal,' apparently originated in China

Dredged materials dumped into Long Island Sound spur debate

Long Island Sound plan drives debate in New York, Connecticut over dredged material dumping

Hartford man gets 37 years in prison for cold case killings

Hartford man gets 37 years in prison for 2 killings featured on 'cold case playing cards'

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