Gateway developers react to the need for more housing

The developers of Gateway Commons said that with demand for housing remaining strong, they plan to go ahead with adding 120 apartments to the 280 units that have been built.

Backus to fill pain clinic vacancy but faces shortage of specialists

Dr. Edward Hargus, the primary physician at the clinic, retired recently, leaving the 150-patient Backus Pain Management & Palliative Care Services center without a permanent doctor.

Norwich health center awarded grants to combat opioid crisis

United Community & Family Services last week was named one of 16 centers statewide and more than 1,100 nationwide to receive federal funding made available as the country’s opioid crisis worsens.

Man charged with driving away from traffic stop in East Lyme

A Colchester man is facing charges after he allegedly stopped his red pickup truck for police but then drove off, taking his three minor passengers with him.

New London man pleads guilty in connection with two overdose deaths

A New London man who provided the heroin with fentanyl that led to the overdose deaths of two women in May 2016 pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

Waterford roads reopened after downed trees, wires

Vauxhall Street Extension and Cross Road have reopened after high winds in the region took down trees and wires Wednesday morning.

Police investigating report of Mystic home invasion

Stonington police say they are investigating a report of a home invasion Tuesday morning at a home on Hewitt Road.

Uncasville man charged with sexual assault

An Uncasville man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a reported sexual assault in Montville in 2016.

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This submarine part comes from video game store

The high-resolution cameras on the Navy's future attack submarines will be operated by an Xbox controller traditionally used by video gamers.

Senate OKs bill favorable to state's defense industry, rejects BRAC

The Senate on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve a bill that would authorize billions for Connecticut's defense industry, and that rejects a proposal for another round of base closures and consolidations.

48 hours on the USS John Warner

Crewmembers take part in a piloting briefing in the crew's mess aboard the USS John Warner (SSN 785) on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, in preparation for pulling into the Naval Submarine Base in Groton the next day. (Julia Bergman/The Day)

The crew of the USS John Warner, one of the Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarines, is underway from their homeport of Norfolk, Va., to Groton, part of the advanced stages of training in preparation for the boat's first deployment in early...

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New Britain fire chief retires after racial insensitivity probe

A Connecticut fire chief will retire after being placed on paid leave following an investigation that faulted him for racial insensitivity

Ex-teacher charged with stealing $88K from Connecticut PTO

A Connecticut town's former teacher of the year has been charged with stealing more than $88,000 in Parent Teacher Organization funds

Warrant: Man shot girlfriend, 2 children over loud noise

Authorities allege a Connecticut man opened fire on his girlfriend and her two children after yelling at the woman's son for making too much noise