Stonington to send plan to join Ledge Light to town meeting vote

The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday night to send a proposed agreement in which the town would join the Ledge Light Health District to an April 11 town meeting vote.

Waterford finance board makes no changes to tentative school board budget

After three weeks of budget hearings during which the Board of Finance left departmental budget proposals mostly intact, the board's six members did the same to the proposed school budget Wednesday night.

Stonington Community Center undertaking three major projects this spring

The Stonington Community Center, an institution in the community for 70 years, is about to undergo a transformation.

LOCAL

Stonington to no longer pursue Uber as SEAT alternative

Stonington First Selectman told the Southeast Area Transit District board Wednesday that the town is "no longer pursuing an arrangement with Uber," given that draconian state aid cuts to SEAT now appear unlikely in next year's budget.

Stonington PZC attaches stipulations to Stone Acres approval

The Planning and Zoning Commission attached several stipulations to its approval Tuesday night of the Stone Acres Farm master plan.

VIDEO: New London firefighters rescue men stuck in lift under Gold Star Bridge

New London firefighters rescued two workers who were doing repairs under the Gold Star Bridge on Tuesday afternoon when the telescopic lift truck they were using failed.

Body found in Thames River Tuesday is missing Montville man

State police confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the body of the man found in the Thames River was Lyle Dagenais, a Montville resident who went missing during a fishing trip last month.

Fallen tree, lines close portion of Route 156 in Old Lyme

Police have closed state Route 156, or Shore Road, in the area of Point O' Woods Beach because of a tree that took down power lines.

Norwich man last of 3 charged with stealing motorcycles

Police early Wednesday arrested a Norwich man in connection with the theft of three motorcycles from Motorsports Nation in May last year.

STATE

Teen pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2015 stabbing

A Connecticut teenager has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for fatally stabbing a man in the heart outside a fast-food restaurant

Connecticut man pleads not guilty in 1 of 3 killings

A Connecticut man charged with killing three people in 2008 has pleaded not guilty to one of the homicides

Police: White murder suspect went to NYC to attack blacks

Police say a white man accused of stabbing a black man to death with a sword in New York City told investigators he traveled to the media capital of the world to make a statement and attack black people

Missing Plainfield woman dies in N.J. crash

Laura Russo, 63, was fatally injured about 3 a.m., local police said. The crash is being investigated by the New Jersey State Police.

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