Charles E. Shain Library at Connecticut College reopens early after $10 million renovation


With its modern chairs, large windows for natural lighting, group study rooms and high-end computers, the library's $9.875 million design is meant to create "a starting point for community on the campus."

Volunteer highlights ongoing need in Vanuatu

A Groton native and Peace Corps volunteer has a direct connection to the Tropical Cyclone Pam disaster and is focused on helping the area recover.

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Invasion of Southern pine beetle confirmed in Connecticut

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced Tuesday that the southern pine beetle was detected in Wallingford on March 17 by staff of the two agencies, the first...

Finizio presents budget, state of New London

As part of his annual State of the City address, Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio presented the City Council his proposed budget of $90.37 million in spending — an increase of $5.1 million or 5.97 percent over the current year’s budget...

Organic and allergen-sensitive food group to move its headquarters to North Stonington

Jovial Foods Inc. owners have big plans for the former home of Randall's Ordinary.

Restoration work on Mayflower II continues at Mystic Seaport

Volunteers and Mayflower II crewman Dylan Perry, center, tar the seams of the hull planks below the waterline on the port side of the ship at the Mystic Seaport's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard Tuesday.

Holy Week Chrism Mass in Norwich

The Most Rev. Michael R. Cote, bishop of Norwich, performed the communion rite surrounded by the priests of the Diocese of Norwich as parishioners throughout the diocese celebrated the Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. Patrick during Holy Week in...

Groton tries a new approach to economic development

Town will search for its niche in the regional market, streamline zoning regulations, and come up with its best options for future development.

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Is the Connecticut College community really broken?

Connecticut College president cancels classes and convenes forums in response to racist graffiti.

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New London police now involved in Conn College incidents

New London police have begun an investigation into a number of occurrences at Connecticut College over the past week - the discovery of racist graffiti, reports of harassing phone calls and derogatory racially-based comments made to a member of the...

UPDATED: New London fire ruled an accident

Firefighters quickly extinguished a porch fire that was reported early Tuesday morning at 105 Garfield Ave.

Jury gets to work at Grant stray bullet murder trial

Jurors in the murder case of David J. Grant began deliberating Tuesday after listening to playback of testimony from key witnesses.

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SUV goes up in flames in Stonington Borough

Firefighters quickly extinguished a motor vehicle fire Tuesday evening in the parking lot of the Stonington Harbor Yacht Club at 32 Water St.

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