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Sabino, under repair since 2014, lowered into water

The Sabino, built in 1908 in East Boothbay, Maine, is the last surviving coal-fired steamboat in regular operation today and is designated a National Historic Landmark vessel.

Draft of land use study on Stones Ranch released; public meeting to be held Aug. 30

A draft report of a Joint Land Use study on Stones Ranch Military Reservation and Camp Niantic has been released for a public review and comment period, which will end on Aug. 30.

Norwich police plan retirement gala for Chief Fusaro

A retirement dinner to honor retired Police Chief Louis Fusaro Sr. will be held Aug. 27 at the Marina at American Wharf.

North Stonington Garden Club awards scholarship to Wheeler student

The town's garden club awarded the 2016 Anna Coit Memeorial Scholarship to graduate Henry Smith at their July 19 meeting at the senior center.

Sub Trail features artists from all backgrounds

More than 10 years after southeastern Connecticut was overrun with brightly painted whales, submarine sculptures are popping up along the shoreline.

Dry spell to continue but effects on local farms, reservoirs not extreme

Below-average rainfall and high temperatures this summer are putting some stress on local farms and small wells, but crops and municipal reservoirs are weathering the heat without too much trouble.

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Brothers arrested on drug charges after police pursuit, search

New London — Two brothers were arrested Tuesday on drug charges after a police pursuit in New London and the search of a Norwich residence.

Judge orders competency evaluation for Norwich murder defendant

To find him competent to stand trial, clinicians would have to determine that Patrick Antoine understands the court proceedings and is able to assist in his defense.

Police logs - July 26

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police: New London man forcibly kept woman in car during chase

A local man is in custody after police said he led them on a high-speed chase and on multiple occasions did not let a female passenger exit the car he was driving.

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.

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Brown University police: Man followed woman into bathroom

Police at Brown University are searching for a man they say followed a woman into a bathroom last week

The Cat in the Hat announces candidacy for president

Voters dissatisfied with the choice of either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president have an alternative _ the Cat in the Hat