The annual search for amphibians at Walden Preserve in Salem


Families looked for amphibians emerging from their winter slumber along the trails at Walden Preserve in Salem Friday as they participated in the annual Salem Amphibian Walk.

New London to consider brighter future with LED street lights

The Department of Public Works is currently developing a proposal to replace all of the city’s roughly 3,000 streetlights with more efficient, brighter fixtures equipped with LEDs, or light-emitting diodes.

North Stonington tri-board efforts continue

In what town selectmen say is an unprecedented effort, all three of the town’s major boards continued to work together Thursday night to determine how to best move forward North Stonington’s school system.

Plans for regional dispatch in Montville on hold

The unionization of emergency dispatchers in Colchester has delayed plans for establishment of a regional dispatch center in Montville.

Stonington bank robbery suspect arrested in Norwich

Police on Thursday arrested the man wanted in an armed robbery on April 7 at the Dime Bank branch in Stonington borough.

Norwich businessman arrested on drug charges

Norwich businessman Zane Megos, who is currently on probation for taking deposit money for apartments and houses that never became available, was arrested Tuesday on drug charges.

K2 overdoses on the rise in New London

Emergency medical service providers report a recent spike in the number of overdoses caused by so-called synthetic marijuana, marketed as K2 or Spice among other names.

Enfield prison rededicated to helping offenders succeed in society

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy spoke at a ceremony this morning to rededicate a portion of the Willard-Cybulski Correctional Institution as a re-entry facility.

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Remembering Stonington's great poet

A new biography of James Merrill is being hailed by critics.

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Connecticut electrician to appear in 'Shark Tank' episode

Connecticut electrician to appear in 'Shark Tank' episode seeking investment in his company

Boy, 17, charged with assaulting officer at Burger King

17-year-old Hartford high school athlete charged after putting officer in headlock

Paving stone thrown through window of Mark Twain house

The Mark Twain House was damaged by someone who threw a stone through a window during a vandalism spree that police say also targeted businesses along the same street.