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Martin Luther King's legacy cherished in New London in light of Trump presidency

President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming presidency was a common theme during Monday’s local celebration of the life of the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

Norm's Diner in Groton is for sale but will remain open, owner says

The Groton City diner was advertised for sale last week.

Mashantuckets' 2016 fundraising campaign raised more than $140,000

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and the tribe-owned Foxwoods Resort Casino raised more than $140,000 during the tribe’s 2016 fundraising campaign, an annual effort that benefits those in need.

New London community service volunteer hosts inauguration food drive

Michelle Allen, who has run blood drives, food drives and other events for the community for more than 20 years, is hosting an Inauguration Day drive to benefit the Gemma E. Moran United Way Food Center.

Niantic Community Church brings together “Women, Food and God”

A series of conversations about weight between three members of Niantic Community Church has led to a program so popular that they had to open up a second session.

Millennial Adventures: The joys and jeers of Facebook communities

Facebook is a convenient way to gather people from a certain community to discuss common issues, but it comes with its own problems.

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What's up with Chris Murphy's new love for Linda McMahon?

The junior senator from Connecticut is busy praising the woman he derided not long ago on the...

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Two motorcyclists arrested after fleeing police and crashing in Mystic

Two motorcyclists were injured and later arrested Friday afternoon after they fled from police and crashed on Route 27.

'The problem is everywhere': Stonington fights opioid crisis

The Stonington Prevention Council is working harder than ever to attack the opioid crisis from all angles.

Yoga spreading mindfulness inside Niantic prison

The slash marks that 41-year-old Michelle routinely cut into her forearms to get herself through the long, sad days inside the Janet S. York Correctional Institution are barely visible now. Yoga is her new way of dealing with anxiety, depression and...

Victims identified in 5-vehicle wreck in Salem

Two crashes, one in the aftermath of the other, caused the five-vehicle wreck that involved 13 people at the intersection of Old Colchester Road and Rattlesnake Ledge Road on Friday night that left one dead and 7 injured, state police said Saturday.

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State Supreme Court to hear appeal in newlywed killing

The case of a man convicted of killing his wife of just three weeks in 2009 is heading to the state Supreme Court. Justices are scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on whether Chihan Eric Chyung should get a new trial

Rhode Island Gov. Raimondo to propose free-tuition plan

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo is unveiling a plan to provide two years of free tuition to the state's residents at any of its public colleges