Calvert taking over from Gullotta, a change at the top of Child and Family Agency


Tom Gullotta, who has lead the region's social services giant Child and Family Agency of Southeastern Connecticut as its CEO for 30 years, is retiring in January.

Preston moving ahead with preschool expansion

School board approval and funding are in place to allow expansion of the preschool program at the Preston Veterans' Memorial School starting Jan. 21.

SEAT's express bus to Three Rivers a hit in second year

After tweaking routes and making other changes, school and transit officials say the Three Rivers express bus is now a popular part of student life.

Motorcyclist injured in Ledyard accident in stable condition

Ledyard Police say that Lucas Page, 21, of Gales Ferry, was the motorcyclist injured in an accident that occurred earlier today near Route 12.

UPDATED: Police cancel Silver Alert for missing Norwich man

Norwich – Police have cancelled a silver alert for Ruben Almeida, 67, who was reported missing Friday.Police report that the case has been resolved.

Portion of Route 163 in Montville reopens after car snaps utility pole

Route 163 in the area of Meeting House Lane has reopened after a car struck and snapped an utility pole early this morning.

Operation S.A.N.T.A. yields drunken driving arrests, traffic violations

As part of a statewide campaign to target distracted driving, cellphone use while driving and seat belt use, state police have reported making 14 drunken driving arrests and issuing 202 speeding infractions between Dec. 19 and 8 a.m. Friday.

State police launch operation S.A.N.T.A.

State police announced today that it has launched Operation S.A.N.T.A., its enforcement program for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.

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Organization helps disabled veteran get back in the game

Work Vessels for Veterans has equipped more than 1,000 returning veteran entrepreneurs in 48 states with more than $1 million in equipment from tractors to computers to beehives.

Sub Electronics Computer Field graduates 42

Groton — Forty-two sailors of Class 14150 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Dec. 17.

USS Trout Class joins the fleet

Groton — Fifty-five sailors of “Class 15050” USS Trout (SS-202) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Dec. 18.

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Court: Private facilities serving the state must abide by local laws

The state's highest court on Friday sided with the town of Rocky Hill in a legal dispute, ruling a privately operated nursing facility for state prisoners, parolees and mental health clients should not be considered an arm of the state.

Politics top state's major news in 2014

The triumph and disgrace of political leaders dominated Connecticut headlines in 2014 as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy won re-election to a second term and former Gov. John G. Rowland became a two-time felon with a new federal conviction.