New London VFW lists events

New London — VFW Post 189 will host a pasta night from 5 to 7 p.m. April 8. Cost is $7 for seniors and $8 for everyone else. The post hosts bingo every Tuesday. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 7 p.m. On Sundays,...

USS Kentucky Class Joins the Fleet

Sixty-one Sailors of 'Class 15160,' USS Kentucky (SSBN-737), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School.

2015 Coast Guard Foundation plans 'Run to Remember'

Coast Guard Foundation announces this year's Run to Remember campaign.

Navy Reserves of today, much more ready force

The Navy Reserves, which is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, has become a greater asset now than it was in the past.

LOCAL FEATURES

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.

LOCAL NEWS

Connecticut College devotes a day to soul-searching about racism

Connecticut College canceled classes and held a series of mandatory events Monday after racist graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at the Crozier-Williams student center.

New England Science & Sailing merges with New London Community Boating

Stonington-based science and sailing foundation to expand its presence in New London.

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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.

Online fund set up for family displaced by New London fire

An online fund was set up this week for a New London family left homeless as the result of an intentionally set fire that burned their home at 17. W. Coit St.

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House Democrats step off on long, difficult road to a state budget

Majority Democrats in the House of Representatives tried Tuesday afternoon to get their arms around the daunting deficits facing state finances. But after two hours behind closed doors, they left still trying.

Police cracking down on texting while driving

Connecticut state, local police participating in crackdown on texting and driving