Heat wave in New London


Garrett Matson, 10, of New London, ends his ride on the water slide at Ocean Beach Park in New London on Wednesday.

New London mayoral candidate Passero hosts forum Thursday

Democratic Mayoral Candidate Michael Passero plans to detail his public safety platform at a community forum Thursday at the New London VFW Post 189.

Army Corps plans hearings on draft plans for dredge materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of hearings Aug. 24-27 to receive public comments about its draft plan for managing dredged material in Long Island Sound and its draft Environmental Impact Statement.

No one injured in kitchen fire Sunday on Allen Drive in Montville

Red Cross helps two adults after kitchen fire on Sunday in multi-family structure in Montville.

Key witness in Wirth homicide in Norwich hospitalized on eve of court hearing

As the life ebbed out of her in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011, 26-year-old Jaclyn Wirth told a 911 dispatcher she was "pouring out blood," and begged responders to hurry. In the background, her 7-year-old son, Sergio, cried and screamed,...

East Lyme investigator Jean Cavanaugh gives voice to victims of sexual assault

Investigator Jean Cavanaugh's work is heartbreaking, but rewarding. She is a member of a regional multi-disciplinary team of professionals that collaborates on child sexual assault cases. She is a certified forensic interviewer and is sometimes...

Hours-long standoff with armed man ends in Torrington

Hourslong standoff between police and barricaded armed man ends peacefully in Torrington

Man's swim to Ram Island prompts search

A man whose disappearance while swimming with his wife off Noank led to a search by multiple agencies on Friday — and ultimately the discovery that the man was safe.

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Mayor Finizio campaigns on park plan he had no part in devising

The mayor is promoting a park plan developed by someone who once ran a nonprofit his administration...

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USS Springfield Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Seventy-five Sailors of "Class 15340" USS Springfield (SSN-761), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on July 24. Seaman Travis Carel was class honorman with a 95.96 GPA. Carel continues in Information Technician...

Heydon takes helm from Grasdock as supervisor of shipbuilding in Groton

Capt. Darlene Grasdock was relieved of her duties as supervisor of shipbuilding, conversion and repair in Groton by Capt. Jeffrey Heydon in a change of command ceremony Friday at Fort Trumbull State Park.

Electric Boat rolling out Illinois

Rollout of the Illinois, of which first lady Michelle Obama is the sponsor, began Friday morning.

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Legislators still not committed to Malloy's idea of transportation lockbox

While Gov. Dannel P. Malloy watched his transportation initiative take another step forward Tuesday, it remained uncertain whether legislators are willing to insulate transportation funds from future budget cuts.

Stratford man accused of performing sex act with shrubbery

Stratford man charged with public indecency, accused of performing sex act with shrubbery

Connecticut panel approves first batch of transportation projects

Bond Commission approves first batch of Connecticut transportation overhaul projects