Roadside flower garden in Mystic is honored


Hobbyist gardener James Short is the recipient of the Mystic Garden Club's 2015 Beautification Award.

St. Michael School in Pawcatuck granted continued accreditation

St. Michael School has been granted continued accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges after a two-year process that involved self-evaluation, study reports and a visit by a NEASC committee in April.

Two-time Pultizer prize winning historian to speak in Stonington

The Stonington Historical Society will present a program by Alan Taylor, who will discuss slavery and the War of 1812.

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Municipal meetings - Aug. 2

Municipal meetings for the week of Aug. 2.

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.

Former Hartford police officer has more run-ins with police over the weekend

The saga of a former Hartford police officer, who was arrested twice last week, continued over the weekend as he was charged by both Groton Town and Stonington police in boating related incidents.

Residence attached to Old Saybrook gun store heavily damaged by fire

Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a fire Saturday that caused heavy damage to a large wood-frame home attached to the Grouse Perch Gun Store at 15 North Main Street.

Norwich police charge registered sex offender with probation violation

Police said they charged a 51-year-old convicted felon and registered sex offender on Friday with two counts of violation of probation.

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World War II fighter pilot: 'Last man standing'

Ernest Treff of Groton fought with the legendary Zemke's Wolf Pack over Germany

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State police: Woman facing charges after filing false racial profiling complaint

A Mansfield woman is facing charges after state police say she falsely claimed she was a victim of racial profiling that led to a May traffic stop in which she received a ticket.

Buses to temporarily replace some Amtrak trains

Buses to temporarily replace some Amtrak trains between New Haven, Springfield

Hartford lawyer suspended for impersonating fellow lawyer

Connecticut Judge suspends Hartford lawyer for year for impersonating fellow lawyer

Officials: Man apparently drowns after Bridgeport bar fight

Officials: Man apparently drowns after Bridgeport bar fight, 2nd person sought

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