Police: Suspect shot toward crowd of partygoers in Norwich

Police are investigating after someone fired gunshots toward a crowd departing a large house party in the area of McKinley Avenue about 11:10 p.m. Tuesday.

Stonington Point map points out locations in three states

The Stonington Village Improvement Association has erected an informational map on the lawn at Stonington Point that illustrates the various sites in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York that visitors can see from the panoramic location.

Despite a public response, critical blood shortage continues

Thousands of people responded to an emergency call for blood and platelet donations in early July, but a critical summer blood shortage continues, according to a news release by the American Red Cross.

LOCAL

East Lyme Democrats endorse candidates

The Democratic Town Committee endorsed at a caucus last Thursday candidates for the November municipal elections.

Stonington Democrats formally endorse Crouse to challenge Simmons

The Democratic Town Committee on Monday night unanimously endorsed former First Selectman George Crouse to challenge Republican First Selectman Rob Simmons.

Montville High School to be equipped with 'futuristic' energy-efficient lights, air systems

The school district’s maintenance staff has been working for more than a year to bring "futuristic" LED lights, heating and cooling systems and air control that adjust themselves depending on the time of day and the temperature.

Groton Town police make 4 arrests after recovering stolen vehicle

Town police on Monday recovered a stolen vehicle and made four arrests while conducting a surveillance operation outside a local hotel.

Police: Man outside Groton hotel had synthetic marijuana

Town and regional officers seized several packs of synthetic marijuana Monday after they said a man they approached in a hotel parking lot attempted to flee the area.

UPDATED: Third Street fire in Norwich ruled arson

City firefighters quickly put a stop to a morning blaze that was later ruled an arson on Third Street thanks to proximity and a functioning smoke detection system, according to Chief Kenneth Scandariato.

STATE

Police: Woman arrested after topless road rage attack

Police say a Massachusetts woman has been arrested after removing her shirt and charging topless toward an off-duty police officer

Conn. housekeeper welcomes role as symbol in deportation fights

A housekeeper who's secured sanctuary inside a Connecticut church says she's comfortable being a symbol in the push to change immigration laws

Commuter rail to link Connecticut suburbs to big cities

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says a commuter rail project costing nearly $700 million will connect the state's suburbs to New York, Boston and other big cities

Fishermen taking fight over monitors to Supreme Court

A New England fishermen's group is taking its fight over the cost of monitors who collect sea data to the U.S. Supreme Court

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