Anthem to reprocess Hartford Health Care claims, but for some it's too late

The new three-year contract is retroactive to Oct. 1, so Anthem members who sought health care services since then will receive coverage for those services as if Hartford HealthCare had remained in the Anthem network all along, according to news...

Old Lyme to create committee to study options for police service

The Board of Selectmen plans to form a committee to analyze the town's police services and consider the pros and cons of potentially collaborating with East Lyme.

Norwich City Council delays action on creating new utility cooperative appointee

The City Council Monday delayed action on an ordinance to create the new state-mandated ratepayer representative to the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative board and agreed to turn over the process to the newly elected City Council,...

New London police arrest Norwich trio on drug-related charges

From left: 26-year-old Nehamiah Carroll, 19-year-old Nahkym Carroll and 25-year-old Javona Green.

City police and state parole officers last week arrested three Norwich residents who allegedly had substantial quantities of heroin, crack cocaine and marijuana in their possession.

Police expect to make arrests after "altercation" closes Norwich street

Police closed Hamilton Avenue in Norwich for several hours Sunday afternoon after they responded to reports of a the fight and that a person involved was armed.

'Enough is enough': At least 5 have died in NL sober homes in 3 years

At least five people have fatally overdosed in New London sober homes in about three years. City Human Services Director Jeanne Milstein calls that "outrageous."

Rollover in New London

New London firefighters and police work the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving an SUV and a compact car at the intersection of Broad and Colman streets in New London, Saturday evening, Nov. 18, 2017. The SUV  rolled over onto its roof, and no injuries were reported. (Tim Martin/The Day)

New London firefighters and police work the scene of a motor vehicle accident involving an SUV and a compact car at the intersection of Broad and Colman streets in New London on Saturday evening, Nov. 18, 2017.

Two arrested on heroin charges in Groton

Members of the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force and Groton Police Department on Thursday arrested two 26-year-old Groton residents on heroin charges, police said in a news release on Friday.

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Coast Guard Academy aims to cut its energy use in half

Dave Piermattei, Boiler Plant Work Leader at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, makes the hourly rounds to check the systems at the academy's boiler plant Monday, November 20, 2017. Replacing the boiler is among a number of energy efficiency efforts planned to reduce overall energy consumption by 48%. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The Coast Guard Academy is kicking off the largest energy savings project in the history of the Department of Homeland Security, designed to reduce the 85-year-old campus' energy consumption by 48 percent.

State restores funding for military funeral honors

Funding for the Honor Guard detail that performs the three-volley salute at military funerals was restored under the state budget signed by Governor Malloy on Oct. 31.

More subs if Trump signs $700B defense bill, but funding uncertain

The hull of the Virginia-class attack submarine South Dakota (SSN 790) under construction at General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton on Nov. 17, 2016. A $700 billion defense bill that includes funding for several submarine programs has passed both the House and Senate and awaits President Donald Trump's signature.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Awaiting President Donald Trump's signature is a bill authorizing a $700 billion budget for the military, including billions for Connecticut's submarine industrial base and more attack subs.

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Facing a $203 million state budget deficit, Malloy presses legislators to act

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy intensified pressure on the legislature Monday to come into special session to repair the new state budget, projecting a $203 million deficit that exceeds a key risk threshold.

Hartford mayor mulling possible run for governor in 2018

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin says he's considering a possible run for governor and planning to garner feedback over the coming weeks

Mother of 2 in Connecticut ordered back to native Guatemala

A mother of two living in Connecticut has been ordered to return to her native Guatemala, but her attorney says she won't go