Grant will help future science teachers attend UConn-Avery Point

The campus is authorized to award 24 scholarships, which students do not have to pay back, if they take a teaching job after graduation at a school that needs help with science education.

Sunday: Farewell to the season with a 'Late Summer Send-Off"

The festivities on the top of the Riverview Garage, which run from 6 to 9 p.m., include music from DJae Mêlée, games, a 30-foot inflatable obstacle course, the Wethersfield Farmers' Market, and plenty of food and drinks for sale.

Mitchell Woods makeover begins with groundbreaking ceremony

Four young people from New London pitched shovels into a mound of dirt Saturday to kick off a project to restore the seven-acre woodland, with its trails, pond and playing fields, that is adjacent to Mitchell College in the south end of the city.

Lisbon man identified as victim in fatal Norwich motorcycle crash

Police said investigation is ongoing into a motorcycle crash on Monday evening that claimed the life of an 18-year-old Lisbon man.

Car accident closes portion of Route 156 in Waterford

Motorists are being asked to avoid Route 156 after a car struck and damaged an utility pole in the area of Waterford High School.

Motorcyclist in fair condition following East Lyme accident

A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday was he was rear-ended and pushed into oncoming traffic, according to police.

Two seriously injured in Ledyard accident

Two people were seriously injured Wednesday in a head-on collision that occurred on Whalehead Road.

Motorcyclist dies in Norwich

Police said a motorcyclist died Monday after he lost control of his vehicle at the intersection of New London Turnpike and Dudley Street.

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Katrina: 10 years later Coast Guard rescuers remember

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina there was no coordinated or formalized response plan. It was the Coast Guard's standardized training that enabled the service to do its job efficiently despite the chaotic conditions.

USS Toledo returns to Groton

Jennifer Forehand waved to her husband, Chief of the Boat, Craig Forehand, as the U.S. Navy attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769) transited northbound on the Thames River en route to the Naval Submarine Base in Groton Friday.

Submarine lunchbox makes its way to Nautilus museum

During the two-hour flight from Chicago to Hartford, it sat in a plastic shopping bag on the lap of Michael Brahill, who on Friday donated this prized possession of his younger years to the Submarine Force Library and Museum in Groton.

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