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Five students graduate NFA's transitional program

Five students graduated Friday in Norwich Free Academy's final Life skills, Employment and Development program that serves special education students ages 18 to 21.

The Day recognized by state press association

The Day won 15 first-place awards in the annual Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists contest.

Friends raise money to buy van for man paralyzed in 2010 crash

Friends from North Carolina, Virigina and Texas came to New London on Friday to surprise Gary Goodwin and help raise $40,000 to buy a service van that will allow him to get out of the house to visit friends, go to cookouts and make trips to the...

Fire damages Stonington home

Dispatch recieved the call about 5:24 p.m. Friday. Police said the fire was extinguished quickly.

Lyme-Old Lyme senior takes to the skies for her final project

Allie Marsh has been flying since she was two weeks old.

Twenty Connecticut residents become U.S. citizens

Days before the Memorial Day holiday, 20 Connecticut residents became U.S. citizens Friday during a special naturalization ceremony at the Historic Ship Nautilus and Submarine Force Museum.

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Sailor admits to illegally taking photos inside submarine that was based in Groton

A 29-year-old Navy sailor pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge stemming from photos he took while serving as a machinist's mate aboard the USS Alexandria, a Los Angeles-class attack submarine.

Police logs - May 2

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police: Man hit in Stonington motorized wheelchair collision has died

The man who was hit by a car while driving a motorized wheelchair on state Route 1 Monday morning died Thursday evening, according to police.

UPDATED: Route 85 partially reopens after hourslong closure

Route 85 was closed near the Waterford Speedbowl for hours after a three-car accident involving a dump truck on Wednesday afternoon.

Police logs - May 27

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World War II-era fighter plane crashes in Hudson River; body found

Police say divers searching for the pilot of a small World War II vintage plane that crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey have recovered a body

Firefighters in Rhode Island town say they're being asked to remove U.S. flags

Coventry firefighters say they're being asked to remove U.S. flags and decals from the district's fire trucks