Traffic snarls after truck catches fire in Waterford

The scene of a tractor trailer fire on Interstate 95 northbound, just south of exit 82 in Waterford, Tuesday, October 17, 2017. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Emergency crews responded Tuesday night to a tractor trailer engulfed in flames on northbound Interstate 95 between Exits 81 and 82.

Local officials call for state to pass budget, as towns' credit ratings go under review

With the state budget at an impasse, Moody's announced that 26 towns and cities in the state, including East Lyme, Groton and Ledyard, are being reviewed for a potential downgrading of their credit ratings, while 25 more, including Montville and...

Ledyard to indefinitely close Gales Ferry Library

The Gales Ferry Library Wednesday, May 12, 2010. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Amid the ongoing state budget crisis, the town is indefinitely closing the Gales Ferry Library at the end of the month, Mayor Fred Allyn III announced on Monday.

Groton City police issue alert for missing man

City police are searching for a 35-year-old who went missing Monday.

No one injured after car hits utility pole, flips upside down in Stonington

A driver heading north veered off the road and hit a utility pole in the area of 282 Elm St., causing the car to flip onto its roof and the pole to snap in half, police said.

Police search for suspect who stole cash from Norwich Five Guys' safe

Police are investigating the theft of cash from a safe at the Five Guys restaurant on Salem Turnpike early Sunday morning.

New London church looking for stolen snow blower

The St. James Episcopal Church is asking the community to keep an eye out for its Ariens 24 LE snow blower after someone stole it earlier this week.

Ledyard to see detours during festival race Saturday

Traffic will be moving a bit differently in the center of town Saturday morning to accommodate the Color Me Fall Fest run.




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Major consolidation pitched for CT community colleges

The governing board of the state's 12 community colleges on Thursday will be asked to advance a dramatic consolidation plan aimed at sharply reducing the number of administrators working at the schools over the next 20 months.

State lawmakers set deadline for announcing budget status

Connecticut legislative leaders have set a self-imposed deadline on announcing whether they're close to a long-awaited state budget agreement

Eastern equine encephalitis found in mosquitoes in eastern Connecticut

Eastern equine encephalitis, rarely found in the state, has been confirmed in mosquitoes trapped in the eastern Connecticut towns of Hampton and Voluntown, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.