House approves bill that could lead to casino

The state House of Representatives passed a bill early Friday morning that would enable the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to establish a partnership that could eventually pursue a commercial casino project in a municipality willing to host...

New London school board again approves agreement with Garde Arts Center

The Board of Education on Thursday night narrowly approved a memorandum of agreement with the Garde Arts Center and the state to outline the parameters of operation of a visual and performing arts magnet high school at the downtown performing arts...

A picture perfect day in Niantic

George Rose, of Danielson, snaps a photo of his wife Nicole posing on a lifeguard chair at McCook Beach in Niantic, Thursday.

Norwich man arrested for falsely reporting that someone shot him during traffic accident

State police arrested a Norwich man Wednesday for falsely reporting last month that someone shot him in the hand during a traffic accident on Interstate 395 in Montville.

Suspected serial robber charged with another convenience store robbery

State police arrested Tuesday suspected serial robber Timothy J. Foye with the April 6 robbery of the Henny Penny convenience store on Route 12 in the Gales Ferry section of town.

Niantic River Bridge will close tonight for repairs

The Niantic River Bridge will be closed Thursday night through early Friday morning for bridge repairs.

Brief car chase in Waterford leads to one arrest, search for another suspect

A brief car chase that started on Route 32 Wednesday night led to the arrest of the driver while a passenger remains at large.

Area fire departments battle blaze at Thread Mill building in Pawcatuck

Firefighters spent several hours on Wednesday battling a blaze in a portion of the Thread Mill in Pawcatuck.

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Pequots and Mohegans: What a difference a few hundred years can make

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum tells a history of when Connecticut's two gaming tribes were at war.

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Rendon to replace Stosz in change of command ceremony

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy will hold a change of command ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday on the Washington Parade Field.

Connecticut Better Business Bureau soliciting nominations for local military heroes

Cromwell — Connecticut Better Business Bureau is soliciting nominations for nine local military heroes for recognition, at the BBB sponsored Military Appreciation Night on Aug. 21 at the Connecticut Tigers' Dodd Stadium in...

Thames River Detachment to hold planning meeting Tuesday

Norwich — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting at 6 p.m. on May 26 at the Norwich VFW. The agenda will cover State Convention planning, followed by the regular planning...

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Block Island bird trackers discover rare wildflower

Rhode Island woman on bird tracking mission finds wildflower not seen in state since 1846

ACLU challenging marriage ban for some Rhode Island inmates

ACLU sues to challenge Rhode Island law barring inmates serving life sentences from marrying

Connecticut environment officials investigate fish die-offs over Memorial Day weekend

Connecticut environmental officials investigate die-off of schooling fish on several rivers