State report recommends transferring ownership of State Pier in New London

Transferring ownership of State Pier in New London to the new Connecticut Port Authority is among the recommendations made in a report by the state's Department of Economic and Community Development.

State touts tourism marketing efforts despite governor's budget cuts

State officials visited Mystic Tuesday morning to highlight Connecticut's investment in tourism marketing. About 18 hours earlier, many of the region's tourism operators had traveled to Hartford to urge legislators to restore funding lopped from...

Amistad will spend summer docked in New London

The Amistad will be docked this summer at the Custom House Pier in New London, where it will be on hand for maritime festivals and participate in educational programs, under a plan proposed by the schooner's court-appointed receiver and approved by...

Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock device

Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night.

Police search for missing Ledyard teen

Ledyard — Police are searching for Ledyard teenager who has been missing since Sunday.

Priest from Greek church in Norwich victim in Route 2 fatal crash

Members of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are mourning the loss of their pastor, Father Matthew Baker, who died in a motor vehicle crash Sunday in Norwich.

Police say two children found at home of alleged New London drug dealer

Police seized crack cocaine and other drugs from a New London home on Friday and arrested three people as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

State police spokesman Vance to be reassigned

Lt. J. Paul Vance, the longtime spokesman for the Connecticut State Police, is being reassigned as a supervisor in the department's traffic division.

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The $341,580 park planning for Seaside

Gov. Malloy finds money for planning for one new park but not another, while also proposing cuts to...

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Branch 20 holding corned beef dinner Saturday in Groton

Groton — Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association is hosting a corned beef and cabbage dinner on Saturday at its clubhouse, 242 Thames St.

Army Reserve officer nominated as Veterans Affairs commissioner

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has put forward Lt. Col. Sean Connolly of Hebron as his choice to succeed Linda Schwartz as the state's Veterans Affairs commissioner. Connolly must first, however, be confirmed by the General Assembly.

Navy weighs sooner start for submarine program

Navy officials have said they will consider moving up the date for the start of a new Virginia-class submarine program that would allow the boats to carry more firepower.

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Removal of library painting stirs Trumbull free speech fight

Trumbull (AP) — A painting in Trumbull's library depicting Mother Teresa and Margaret Sanger, an early birth control advocate, is at the center of a free speech fight.

Malloy, Wyman to attend unveiling of Mohegan Sun hotel plan

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will join Mohegan tribal officials Thursday morning at a press conference regarding plans for Mohegan Sun’s new hotel, the casino announced.