Norwich budget cuts would mean layoffs, school impacts, no swimming at Spaulding Pond

Cutting 5 percent from the city budget as requested by Republican aldermen would eliminate several city employees, including an assistant city engineer, recycling coordinator, two police officers and a human services case manager and close Spaulding...

Scott Bates of Stonington considering run for governor

Democrat Scott Bates of Stonington, who currently chairs the Connecticut Port Authority and serves as the deputy secretary of the state, is considering seeking his party’s nomination to run for governor next year.

Man named in Choate sexual misconduct report worked part-time at local colleges

One of 12 former Choate Rosemary Hall faculty members named in an April report detailing past cases of sexual misconduct with students is a man who has been teaching part-time at multiple state colleges, including two local ones, for several years,...

Norwich man charged with arson in April 20 apartment fire

Police on Thursday arrested a 28-year-old Norwich man on arson charges in connection with an April 20 fire at an occupied building at 27 McKinley Ave. that injured four people, including a firefighter, killed three animals and caused $50,000 in...

East Lyme Middle School student receives racially charged letter

An East Lyme Middle School student allegedly received "an anonymous derogatory and racially charged letter" in the mail over the weekend, according to a notice from the school principal.

Groton man charged with threatening, assault rifle possession

A Groton man is facing threatening and weapons charges connected to an incident in March in which he allegedly pointed a shotgun at a female victim.

Task force, Ledyard police arrest man in suspected heroin dealing

Police say a man suspected of selling heroin in Ledyard and Groton was arrested with 345 grams of heroin and an infant child in his vehicle Wednesday afternoon after an investigation.

Amtrak train strikes person in Madison

Amtrak's high-speed Acela train struck a person on the tracks Wednesday night.

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Art by military members and their families is focus of upcoming Hygienic exhibition

More than 100 pieces of art, mostly by veterans and active service members, will be showcased as part of "Journeys Onward," a new exhibition opening Saturday at Hygienic Art.

Groton-Mystic lacrosse team to play in tournament to honor veterans

A group of kids from the Groton-Mystic Lacrosse Association will combine their love of the sport with an opportunity to support wounded veterans.

Thames River Detachment meeting

Norwich — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold a planning meeting at 7 p.m. on April 25 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post at ‪30 Connecticut Ave. ‪  Planning for...

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Individual killed by train at Madison station

An Amtrak spokesperson has identified the victim as 52-year-old Glenn Cuban who was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital and later pronounced dead.

Connecticut thief strikes same bank twice in 48 hours

Police are on the lookout for a robber who struck the same bank twice in a span of less than two days and hit a nearby gas station

Police: 750 bags of heroin found stuffed in teddy bear

A prosecutor in Massachusetts says 750 bags of heroin were found stuffed inside a teddy bear in a child's bedroom during a drug raid