Arts Magnet Middle School to debut in New London


It was with a mix of excitement, interest and a bit of confusion Monday that hundreds of middle school students gathered with their parents for a pep-rally style orientation at the Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School.

No time to relax as Whittle's farm readies for Labor Day weekend

“Up until 10 years ago, we were always closed on Labor Day,” said Rick Whittle, a fourth-generation Groton farmer “Now, it’s one of our busiest days. You only have so many days to make it, so why throw one away?”

Convocation at Connecticut College

International students visit after finding the flag for their home countries before the convocaction, a traditional ceremony starting the academic year, on the Tempel Green at Connecticut College, Monday.

Groton man charged in domestic incident

A Groton man was charged Monday with breaking into his girlfriend’s home and threatening her children after the woman said she wanted to end their relationship, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

New London police, firefighters respond to report of man jumping in Thames River

Police and firefighters responded to an incident early Saturday night in which a man was jumping into the water in the area of 400 Bank St.

Stonington teen leads police on chase, charged with DUI

Police charged a local teen with driving under the influence Saturday night after they say he refused to stop for officers while driving in excess of 70 miles per hour on Elmridge Road in Pawcatuck.

Miami trio charged in East Lyme with producing fake credit cards

Police announced Friday that on Aug. 19 they arrested three men from Miami, Fla., on charges of producing fraudulent credit cards.

UPDATED: New Britain man charged in I-95 accident that closed the highway Thursday

The crash that left one vehicle on its side and one person in critical condition happened when a driver failed to slow down for congestion.

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Submarine Officer Advanced Course Graduation

Groton — Fifteen members of Class 16030 graduated from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course on Aug. 25. Cmdr. David Grogan, executive officer of the Naval Submarine School, was the guest speaker. Lt. Todd Talstein received the...

Machinist Mate 'A' School Graduation

Groton — Eleven sailors of "Tomahawk Class 16065" graduated from Machinist Mate (Weapons) "A" School on Aug. 19. Machinist Mate 1st Class Cole Houshower was class instructor. Fireman Daniel Normandin received the Torpedoman...

USS Andrew Jackson Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Sixty-two sailors of "Class 16380" USS Andrew Jackson (SSN-619) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Aug. 19. Information Systems Technician 1st Class Jasmine Underwood was class honor graduate. Underwood will...

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New school opens at site of Sandy Hook shooting rampage

About 400 students are attending school in Sandy Hook for the first time since a shooting rampage there killed 20 first-graders and six educators

Brown student accused of sex assault allowed back to class

A federal judge says a Brown University student accused of sexual assault may resume classes while his lawsuit against the Ivy League university is pending

Providence bus driver charged in New York City cold case

A Rhode Island school bus driver has been charged in connection with a 1990 cold case murder in New York City