Banff film fest screens films to Connecticut College

In what has become a regular stop, the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Connecticut College Sunday night for screenings of short action, environmental and adventure movies. The films begin at 7 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. Tickets are...

Connecticut sees more than 900 fatal overdoses in 2016

The number of accidental intoxication deaths the state saw in 2016 increased 25 percent from the previous year and broke 900 for the first time.

NFA officials: Malloy bill would have 'profound consequences' on academy

A bill proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy dramatically would change the governing board and budget approval process at Norwich Free Academy, ending the academy’s financial independence and requiring disclosure of its private endowment revenues.

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New London mayor gets green light from ethics board for D.C. trip

Mayor Michael Passero will travel to Washington, D.C., next week for Railroad Day on a two-day, all-expenses-paid trip funded by the freight rail advocacy group GoRail.No horse races are scheduled and the trip involves no public funds.

E-cigarette sales outlets visited by police, health workers

A Groton Town Police officer and a Ledge Light Health District official visited 22 convenience stores, gas stations and supermarkets this week to remind those who sell electronic cigarettes that they could face fines if they continue to offer the...

Backus, L+M ERs busy with flu patients

With seasonal flu cases rising throughout the region, both of the area hospitals experienced high patient volume in their emergency departments last week.

Residents evacuated after smoke fills New London apartment

Eversource would soon be restoring power to nearby homes, although three buildings surrouding Building 6 would need to wait longer as the utility continued its work, said Battalion Chief Keith Nichols of the New London Fire Department.

East Lyme police warn residents of burglaries in Old Lyme

Police, after learning of burglaries perpetrated in Old Lyme, are warning residents to be wary and lock their doors.

New London woman charged with breaking into Pawcatuck school

Police on Thursday morning arrested a New London woman who allegedly broke into Pawcatuck Middle School overnight and stayed until staff located her in the morning.

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Groups to receive $350k to give legal help for vets

4 Massachusetts organizations that provide legal assistance to veterans will receive $350,000 in grant funding

Nightlife in SoNo is no fun for those who live above

Vernon Howard says he didn’t move to Washington Street in SoNo expecting library-level street noise. Howard and his fiancé live in a second-floor unit on Washington Street in the heart of SoNo. Beneath them is “Room 112,”...

Incorrect tax forms sent to HealthSource RI customers

Rhode Island officials say approximately 3,000 incorrect tax forms have been sent to HealthSource RI customers

Malloy throws support to Perez for national party chairman

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy backs former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to head the national Democratic Party; Perez wins chairmanship

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