Longtime Waterford police chief announces retirement

Longtime Police Chief Murray J. Pendleton announced his impending retirement Monday, saying that after nearly 48 years with the department it was time to move on to the next phase of his life.

U.S. Navy honors military working dog

Naval personnel, local and state police gathered Monday to mourn the passing of Jolly, a military working dog, or “four-legged sailor,” whose active duty missions in the U.S. Navy included deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Eric A. Rowe, 47, of 325 Huntington St., New London, was charged Monday with breach of peace.

Police say Groton woman stole from stepmother

Cheryl Galvin, accused of stealing about $45,000 from her stepmother while acting as the woman's power of attorney, made her first appearance Monday in the New London court where major crimes are tried.

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Maybe it's time to throw in the towel again, Mr. Mayor

New London Mayor Daryl Finizio had a bad week.

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Women in Sciences Forum held at Conn College

Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut juniors react as Conn. College chemistry professor Stanton Ching uses the expanding gas of a liquid nitrogen to pop the top off a chip can while demonstrating the properties of...

Downtown Norwich sewer project uncovers engineering history

Norwich Public Utilities and sewer construction contractors got a close-up look Monday at how their predecessors over 100 years ago ran sewage and storm water collection lines beneath the downtown city streets.

Groton RTM takes up budget Wednesday

The proposed $125.75 million budget would require a tax rate increase of .82 mills, or 4 percent.

Stonington PZC agree to settle appeal with Toll Brothers' project

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a settlement of an appeal by Toll Brothers, Inc, developers of a stalled luxury home project on Pequot Trail in Old Mystic.

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Budget panel would blow by spending cap to restore social service, education funds

Democrats offer Connecticut budget that replenishes many Malloy cuts, changes spending cap

Teen who fought cancer treatment heading home from hospital

Teen forced by Connecticut Supreme Court to undergo cancer treatment finishes chemotherapy

Democrats restore many of Malloy’s proposed budget cuts

Hartford — Democrats in the Connecticut General Assembly rebuffed many of the Democratic governor’s proposed spending cuts on Monday, approving an alternative plan that fully or partially restores reductions to budget items...

Juvenile sentencing reform gains momentum in Hartford

A 33-year-old woman who has been incarcerated since she was 14 is serving as a poster child as lawmakers consider a bill that changes juvenile sentencing laws and enables juveniles who were tried as adults to get a "second look" before the state...