Seeing sailboats on the sound in Groton


Friends, from left, Sue Vickstrom of Baltic, Barbara Seagraves of Griswold and Janet Mislick of Groton relax by enjoying the weather and the view from UConn Avery Point in Groton Friday.

New Waterford police chief sworn in

Police Chief Brett Mahoney was officially sworn in on Friday before a crowd of about 100 people at Town Hall. In attendance was a large contingent of law enforcement officials and chiefs from surrounding towns.

DEEP reminds public that fewer state parks now staffed by lifeguards

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection on Friday reminded state park visitors that the number of lifeguards at state park swimming areas will be significantly reduced as the end of the summer swimming season approaches.

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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Let the senator recover from his brain injury in a less prominent role in state government.

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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.

RAFA to host fish fry Aug. 28

New London — The Retired Armed Forces Association will host its monthly fish fry on Aug. 28 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at a cost of $10 per person. The fish fry will also feature karaoke. Fish fries are held monthly on the third...

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