New London to rehire fired public works employee

The city has agreed to rehire one of the four Department of Public Works employees fired earlier this year as part of the fallout from a man’s death in a trash compacter at the transfer station in 2014.

L+M, Yale-New Haven move toward affiliation

The proposed affiliation of the larger of southeastern Connecticut’s two hospitals with the much larger Yale-New Haven Hospital network took a significant step forward Wednesday, when the parent organizations of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital...

Asbestos removal at New London High School to extend holiday weekend

Asbestos removal from the water damaged New London High School gymnasium floor is scheduled to begin Friday and has extended Columbus Day weekend by a day for staff and students, the school district announced Thursday.

UPDATED: Man's body discovered in wood chipper in Stonington

A man's body was discovered in a wood chipper on Ogden Farm property following a 2:55 p.m. 911 call on Thursday, police said.

Groton man now a suspect in 3 bank robberies

State and local police continue to search for a Groton man who is now a suspect in a string of three bank robberies, the latest on Tuesday in Stonington.

Fire marshal: New London fire accidentally sparked by portable heater

Fire Marshal Vernon Skau determined a fire Saturday at Summer Street home was sparked by a portable heater operating too close to bedding.

State police charge New London man with cashing fraudulent check

State police arrested a New London man Monday on charges that he allegedly cashed a fraudulent state Department of Revenue Services tax refund check.

Police search for suspect in Stonington bank robbery

Police are investigating whether Tuesday's robber is the same person who allegedly robbed the Core Plus Federal Credit Union in East Lyme Friday morning.



Bank of America directs fraud complaints to a sales pitch for cruises

Bank of America Waterford branch was giving out business cards directing customers to a sales phone...


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USS North Dakota class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-one sailors of "Class 15440" USS North Dakota (SSN-784) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Oct. 2. Seaman Mark Gonzalez was both class honorman with a 97.45 GPA and recipient of the Submarine...

The American Legion Walk for Veterans coming to Hartford

Hartford — The national commander of the American Legion, Dale Barnett of Douglasville, Ga., and Department Commander Paul Spedaliere will lead American Legion family members and friends in an Awareness Walk for Veterans on Oct. 8.

Mystic VFW lists October events

Mystic — The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263, Veterans of Foreign Wars will meet on Saturday, Oct. 10, at 11 a.m. at the post home. All members are encouraged to attend. The Ladies Auxiliary will meet on Oct. 12 at 6 p.m. They will be...



State urges Connecticut poultry owners to register flocks amid virus threat

The state Department of Agriculture on Thursday urged all Connecticut poultry owners to register the location of their flocks with the state as a precaution to help reduce the risk of spreading avian flu.

Cops: Man stabbed at funeral, suspect tries to flee in limo

Police: Man stabbed at funeral after family argument, suspect tries to flee in back of limo

Smartphone apps link Greater New Haven college students to safety

Several universities in the area offer such apps, with names such as LiveSafe at Yale University, Rave Guardian at Quinnipiac University and at the University of New Haven.