Coat giveaway to end New London woman's community service with a warm feeling


New London community service volunteer Michelle Allen stages one final event before retiring.

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Salem school, finance boards hold joint budget meeting

The Boards of Education and Finance met Thursday evening for an joint meeting to discuss the Superintendent's proposed budget.

NORWICH OFFICIAL: GRAND LIST SHOWS 'HEALTHY INCREASE'

Norwich – Real estate values showed a “healthy increase” in the new grand list of taxable properties completed Friday, but a puzzling $4.3 million drop in motor vehicle values nearly wiped out those gains, city Assessor Donna Ralston said. \n \nThe...

Snow going in New London

A man walks Friday down a snow-clogged Green Street in New London.

New London, state to share cost of first 5 months of Rivera's salary

When Manuel J. Rivera begins his tenure as superintendent of schools Monday, he will be working on a short-term contract and will be paid by both the city and the state.

Crews work hard to reopen Groton schools

Groton Public Schools were set to reopen today, thanks to the hard work of snow-clearing crews from the district and town.

Winter at the marsh in Old Lyme

The Great Island Wildlife Management Area stretches out under a hazy sun Thursday across from Route 156 in Old Lyme.

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Submarines that go nowhere

A Cold War submariner describes life down under.\n

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Police say DNA links Norwich man to 2009 assault and rape

Norwich Police have charged a Norwich man in connection with the alleged rape of a woman more than five years ago in an alleyway behind a business off Central Avenue.

Three charged after heroin discovered in Mohegan Sun hotel room

Two Waterford residents and a North Stonington man are facing narcotics-related charges following a discovery by tribal police of heroin in a casino hotel room.

New London Police union asks for ouster of police community relations member over letter

The local police union wants the City Council to remove a member of the Police Community Relations Committee for an alleged anti-police bias they say is evidenced by a letter to the editor published in The Day.

State Sen.Osten requesting funds for three fire departments

Three volunteer fire departments, including two in Norwich, stand to benefit from $840,000 in funding requests submitted to the state legislature this month by State Sen. Cathy Osten.

UPDATED: I-395 northbound in Waterford cleared following crash

The accident, which involved an overturned vehicle, was reported at 12:44 p.m. and a portion of the highway was temporarily closed.

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Blumenthal, Murphy stump for 'clean' homeland security funding

If Congress doesn’t meet its Feb. 27 deadline to fund the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Secret Service reform won’t happen and terrorists who are moving back and forth between Europe, Syria and Iraq may be able to gain easier...

State Police ticket 71 motorists driving after highway ban

New Haven (AP) — State Police say 71 motorists have been issued $92 tickets for defying the state's travel ban during the winter storm.