East Lyme Democrats endorse candidates

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

FRESH brings locally grown produce to New London

FRESH started more than a decade ago to introduce locally grown produce into the food system while educating the public on ways to build a sustainable, accessible and healthy local food system.

Preston Democrats cross-endorse Congdon for 12th term

The Democratic Town Committee cross-endorsed 22-year incumbent Republican Robert Congdon for first selectman Monday, and endorsed incumbent Democrat Lynwood Crary for selectman.

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.

Police: New London man beaten with stick, lumber

Two men remain in custody after they allegedly beat another man with a stick and a piece of lumber last week because they thought he had stolen $70.

Police charge man for falsely reporting an emergency at Wheeler Library in June

State police said they charged a Mystic man Saturday who allegedly falsely reported in June that there was an emergency at Wheeler Library.

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Thames River Detachment to hold planning meeting July 25

Pawcatuck— The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Pawcatuck, 160 S. Broad St. There will be a pre-meeting at 6...

Combat roles open to women, but few show interest

In the two years since the Pentagon lifted its ban on women in combat roles few have chosen that path

Courtney seeks to extend sexual trauma treatment to guard, reserves members

Members of the National Guard and Reserve will be able to seek treatment through the Department of Veterans Affairs for military sexual trauma, if a proposal from U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, passes.

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Many towns begin cutbacks in anticipation of lean CT budget

Nearly half of Connecticut cities and towns participating in a recent survey have frozen spending or cut services in response to state budget gridlock and the associated threat of reduced municipal aid, the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities...

Connecticut House approves labor-savings agreement

The Connecticut House of Representatives has approved a labor-savings package negotiated by Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's administration and state employee union leaders

USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs

The world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat has returned to Boston's waters