Hartford Yard Goats to play at Dodd Stadium

Construction delays at the Dunkin Donuts Stadium in Hartford will bring nine Hartford Yard Goats AA baseball games to the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium this month.

Waterford Public Library wins PR award

The Waterford Public Library won the Connecticut Library Association’s Outstanding Library Public Relations Award at their annual conference in Hartford April 21 and 22. The award goes to the best design promoting the library and its services.

Absentee ballots available for Stonington budget referendum

Absentee ballots for the May 17 budget referendum are now available in the Town Clerk's office.

Four charged in pellet gun drive-by shooting in Waterford

Four individuals wanted in connection with a drive-by pellet gun shooting in Waterford were apprehended in Montville Wednesday afternoon.

Police identify woman found dead at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Police have identified the patient at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, whose Tuesday death appears to be suspicious, as 32-year-old Roberta Karr of Norwich.

State police to help Connecticut nonprofit collect wheelchairs Saturday

State police on Saturday will open barracks across the state for wheelchair collection in an effort to help a Connecticut-based nonprofit that refurbishes and redistributes the wheelchairs to people in need around the world, police said.

Suspicious death, bomb threat investigated at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Lawrence + Memorial Hospital went into full lockdown and patient diversion for about an hour Tuesday afternoon in response to a bomb threat called in to the hospital Emergency Department, L+M spokesman Mike O'Farrell said.

UPDATED: Black Point Road reopened in East Lyme

Black Point Road between Main Street and Fairhaven Road has reopened after a car hit a pole and forced the road to close Monday night, police said.

MILITARY/DEFENSE

Little movement on veteran-related bills as General Assembly ends session

Members of the state's Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday were making an eleventh hour push to get a number of their initiatives passed after little movement was made on veteran-related bills this legislative session.

Navy sees increase in 'sextortion' cases; NCIS warns sailors about online behavior

After a spike in reports of sexual extortion, or "sextortion," across the Navy, including at the Naval Submarine Base, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service is warning sailors to not engage in sexually explicit activities online.

Birdseye Cafe to host benefit dinner for Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services

New London — The Birdseye Cafe, 187 Jefferson St., will host a benefit steak dinner with all the fixings and great raffle prizes on May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services to...

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Man sues Bridgeport police, city for mistaken arrests

A Connecticut man has filed suit against the city of Bridgeport and its police department after he was arrested three times and was detained in a repeated case of mistaken identity

Connecticut Democrats say no vote on budget deal Wednesday

House Democratic leaders say lawmakers won't vote Wednesday night on new budget for next fiscal year, saying there's not enough time to fully debate the bill before the legislature adjourns at midnight

Highlights of what passed, failed in legislative session

Medical marijuana for children and armed community college police forces are among the host of bills that passed during this year's regular session of the Connecticut General Assembly