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Savoring the Seasons: Add a summer crunch to your bruschetta

Served over grilled crusty bread, bruschetta is a perfect appetizer to bring to a backyard picnic. Add some grilled shrimp or chicken, and it’s a quintessential light summer meal.

Block Island Wind Farm ready for final construction phase

The Block Island Wind Farm entered its final phase of construction Monday, with five foundations installed, 30 miles of undersea cable laid and the last shipment of turbine blades scheduled to arrive from France by the end of this week.

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Joey Luketich, left, and Sam Godfrey apply denatured alcohol to clean up after sanding the transom of the schooner Amistad docked at Mystic Seaport Monday, July 25, 2016. The schooner is in the late stages of a comprehensive refit under the auspices...

Fenced dog run installed at Stonington shelter

A fenced dog run has been installed at the town's animal control shelter thanks to a donation from the estate of a local woman.

Aldi supermarket slated for Family Bowl lot in Waterford

The Massachusetts developer buying the site of the Family Bowl bowling alley plans to demolish the building and contract with the discount grocery chain Aldi to build a supermarket in its place.

Knocking down the old to make way for the new

Workers from Stamford Wrecking tear down St. Michael The Archangel Roman Catholic Church on Liberty St. in Pawcatuck Monday. The church has been closed since April of 2012 when structural problems were found. The new church will be built on the...

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How did Rep. Hewett miss the boat on Amistad?

Hewett's attack on Soto for making a campaign donation to a Republican, someone Soto says has...

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Brush fire burning 5 acres in Gales Ferry

Firefighters are working to put out a brush fire that is burning on about a 5-acre wooded area off Long Cove Road.

Red Cross helps 5 people following fire Sunday morning in New London

The American Red Cross helped five people after a fire Sunday morning at an apartment complex on Nautilus Drive.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Firefighters contain large Ledyard brush fire

Firefighters from more than 10 area departments have contained a five-acre brush fire that was reported about 1 p.m.

Norwich man arrested after struggle with police officer

A local man was arrested early Monday for assaulting a police officer during a foot chase near the city police station, police said.

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Boaters in Sound asked to watch out for whales

Boaters are being warned about humpback whale sightings on the New York side of Long Island Sound.

Massachusetts fire chief: 'Pokemon Go' player alerted authorities to fire

Authorities say a man who was outside playing "Pokemon Go" helped save a burning Massachusetts building from severe damage