BBQ restaurant proposed to rejuvenate Waterford's Mago Point goes up in smoke, will become offices instead


The idea was an optimistic one. Two East Lyme natives, Paul Daversa – the CEO of a tech recruitment firm with offices in New York, California, Washington, D.C., Florida and Connecticut — and Pete Daversa, a nationally known barbecue...

Ingalls endorsed for Ledyard town council seat; vote Wednesday

The town council will vote Wednesday on the appointment of former school board member Andra Ingalls to a vacant town council seat, left open by Mayor Fred Allyn III's departure.

Bluff Point on horseback

Sheryl Gaster, of Union, leads Tara, an 18-year old Icelandic, through the water after a trail ride with friends at Bluff Point State Park in Groton on Monday.

Massachusetts man charged with Norwich car burglaries

City police arrested a Northbridge, Mass. man Monday on more than 20 charges stemming from a month-long spree of vehicle burglaries in the Cherry Hill neighborhood last summer.

New London firefighters revive overdose victim in Williams Memorial Park

Firefighters revived a man who overdosed Monday morning in Williams Memorial Park.

Box truck collides with Walbach Street railroad bridge

A box truck on Walbach Street clipped the bottom of the railroad bridge Monday, fire officials said, sending one passanger to the hospital.

Stonington police charge man with DUI after he rolls bucket truck

Police charged a Colchester man with driving under the influence and drug possession Thursday afternoon when the tree trimming bucket truck he was driving rolled over on Route 2 near Route 78 in Pawcatuck.

Groton Town police arrest trio on heroin and other drug charges

Town Police assisted by The Regional Community Enhancement Task Force, charged three people Saturday on multiple drug charges including selling heroin.

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New cadets begin their Coast Guard education

The Coast Guard Academy's newest cadets, known as swabs, kicked off their academy careers Monday.

Electric Boat group surpasses 10,000 care packages for troops

The Friends at Electric Boat U.S. Troop Support Group, which sends care packages to service members deployed overseas, has reached a milestone: 10,112 care packages totalling 86,828 pounds and $61,077 in shipping costs.

USS Croaker class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-seven sailors of "Class 17300," USS Croaker (SS-246), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on June 23. Seaman Shae Vanzyverden was class honor graduate. Yeoman 2nd Class Shantelle Well was...

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Malloy, unions agree on sending tentative concessions to a vote

A tentative concessions framework between Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state employee unions took a step forward Monday with the news that all bargaining units have agreed to submit the proposed concessions to a vote by rank-and-file members.

Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

A Massachusetts man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor island

Branford's Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. will not run for Connecticut governor

State Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr. has withdrawn his name, and all its dynastic history, from contention in the 2018 gubernatorial race.