SSKP announces annual appeal

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries annual appeal is under way.

Church opens immigration center with a noble goal

Church of the City's new immigration center officially opened Wednesday night with the mission of assisting low-income immigrants and their families to improve their legal status and serving as community support for all immigrants in eastern...

A Thyme To Cook named Caterer of the Year

A Thyme to Cook has been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association.

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Connecticut Yankee site in limbo as conservationists keep up hope

Conservationists have their eye on former Connecticut Yankee property.

Mystic Aquarium had hand in whale study published in online scientific journal

Mystic — Mystic Aquarium announced Tuesday that a new study on beluga whales, based on research on beluga whales at the aquarium, has been published in PLOS ONE, an international peer-reviewed, open-access online publication about science and...

DEEP to hold public hearing on fishery management

Old Lyme — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Marine Fisheries Division will host a public hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Draft Addendum XXVI to the summer flounder, scup and...

Westerly Hospital offering diabetes workshops

Westerly — Westerly Hospital will offer a five-week course beginning in January to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills to manage diabetes successfully.

Mayor-chief relationship devolves into lawsuit, suspension

The working relationship between Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio and Police Chief Margaret Ackley deteriorated this year, culminating in Ackley’s suspension.

'She has touched a lot of lives'

Sister Christine, 90 years old and 70 years in religious life, has touched a lot of lives.

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State police launch operation S.A.N.T.A.

State police announced today that it has launched Operation S.A.N.T.A., its enforcement program for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.

Montville game store larceny suspects sought by police

State police and the Montville Resident Trooper's Office are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects in a larceny last week.

Sterling woman charged with possession of drugs

Sterling - Kaila Burditt, 25, of 1097 Plainfield Pike was charged Monday with possession of narcotics, narcotics outside their original container and five counts of risk of injury to a minor. 

Deep River man dies in Essex car accident

A 28-year-old Deep River man was the victim of a fatal car accident in Essex Monday morning.

New London police gearing up for unrest with request for riot gear

Acting Police Chief Peter Reichard asked the City Council this week for permission to use $28,000 to purchase personal protective equipment, more commonly known as riot gear, for his officers.

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State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws.

Snowy owls expected to return to Connecticut

A conservation group says snowy owls are expected to return to Connecticut and other nearby states in significant numbers this year.