Naval Submarine School celebrates staff excellence

Groton — Navy Diver 1st Class Ryan Foster is Naval Submarine School's Sailor of the Third Quarter 2016. Foster was selected July 11, in award ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20. Foster is the...

Destroyer vets can find out about reunions on Tin Can Sailors

Attention destroyer veterans: Is your ship having a reunion? If you'd like to learn about it contact us and we'll let you know. More than 475 ship reunions are registered with Tin Can Sailors. Call 1 877-846-2267 or email

Norwich native graduates from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School

Norwich — Connor McMahon, of Norwich‎, graduated from Marine Corps Officer Candidate School on July 2. McMahon is a 2013 graduate of Norwich Free Academy and is a Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Midshipman 1st Class...

Meet the Navy’s newest First Class Petty Officers

Groton —  Instructors Sonar Technician 1st Class Wesley Martens and Electronics Technician 1st Class Eugenius Paule made history as part of Naval Submarine School's centennial by becoming the first two staff sailors meritoriously...

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Law touted as 'proven success' at making newborn hearing tests standard practice

The automated acoustic brainstem test was one of the final procedures Adalind Miller received before going home with her family to Groton later that day, but one that provides parents with a critical piece of information that can make a big...

Former Pfizer day care will become hotel for addicts

Stonington Institute is converting the former Pfizer Inc. day care facility at 40 High Rock Road into a 180-bed hotel for addicted people enrolled in the Stonington Institute clinic programs.

Groton Library teams up with Schooners

“It’s a great group of guys on the team, and what we try to do is just have some fun and keep the Schooner name in the community,” said general manager Dennis Long.

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A debate question for Rep. Hewett

The strange tale of a lawmaker who surreptitiously introduced a lobbyist's plan for a new taxing...

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Police: Pilot seriously injured when plane slams into Haddam home

Authorities say at least one person has been injured in a small plane crash in Connecticut

Conflict of interest issue hangs over proposed Anthem-Cigna merger

Questions about Connecticut insurance commissioner's potential conflict of interest in overseeing proposed merger are not going away

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Battered bronze sphere returning to World Trade Center site

A 25-ton, bronze sphere ravaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is returning to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site