The 63rd annual Stonington Village Fair


The fair is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Stonington Community Center and features a pie-making contest, used book sale, artisan booths, carnival games and live entertainment.

Filmmaker shares story of elder financial abuse to help others

A Connecticut film producer said she wants to share the worst thing that ever happened to her family — the financial exploitation of her elderly parents — so others can prevent a similar scenario.

Volunteers build swing set for East Lyme girl

A group of volunteers built a swing set on Saturday as a gift to bring joy to a little girl, Madeline Guarraia, 8, who recently received a bone marrow transplant.

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.

Police: New London man arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

Police said they have arrested a 30-year-old city resident after he shouted anti-Semitic remarks at members of a synagogue on Ocean Avenue.

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.

New London fire companies knock down blaze in former school

The New London Fire Department quickly knocked down a fire in a cinderblock building at 96 Hawthorne Drive on Saturday evening.

Car ends up on tracks at New London Union Station

The front end and tires of a white Kia Optima ended up on the tracks nearest New London Union Station on Saturday afternoon, after the vehicle rolled onto the platform.

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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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Navy's top doc addresses newest undersea medical professionals

Seven Navy corpsmen — much of their knowledge shared by no one else on a submarine — graduated Friday from the Naval Undersea Medical Institute in Groton.

USS Springfield Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Seventy-five Sailors of "Class 15340" USS Springfield (SSN-761), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on July 24. Seaman Travis Carel was class honorman with a 95.96 GPA. Carel continues in Information Technician...

Heydon takes helm from Grasdock as supervisor of shipbuilding in Groton

Capt. Darlene Grasdock was relieved of her duties as supervisor of shipbuilding, conversion and repair in Groton by Capt. Jeffrey Heydon in a change of command ceremony Friday at Fort Trumbull State Park.

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