Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound commander temporarily relieved of duty

Capt. Andrew Tucci was temporarily removed from his command of Sector Long Island Sound in New Haven on Monday, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release.

Vets receiving help with legal issues have improved mental health, less homelessness

Veterans receiving care at a Department of Veterans Affairs medical center who also accessed legal help for civil issues they were facing experienced improvements in mental health and fewer days of homelessness, according to a recent study of...

Submarine Learning Center honored for training excellence

Groton — The Submarine Learning Center was honored on Feb. 6 with six 2017 Training Excellence Awards  from the Naval Education and Training Command. The annual awards spotlight the continuity of quality and intensity...

Thames River Detachment business meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Montville — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will hold a business meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Montville Veterans of Foreign Wars post, 91 Raymond Hill Road.   If you are a Marine, FMF...

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It was fun while it lasted

Friends Gabriella Russ, left, 10, and Camryn Kelly, 9, both of Waterford, scream as they go over a bump on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Washington Park in Groton. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Friends Gabriella Russ, left, 10, and Camryn Kelly, 9, both of Waterford, scream as they go over a bump at Washington Park in Groton on Sunday.

Holiday closings for Presidents Day

Monday is Presidents Day, a federal holiday. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed.

Preston schedules preschool screening sessions

Preston Public Schools will be conducting pre-kindergarten screening and registration for the 2018-2019 school year at Preston Veterans' Memorial School, 325 Route 165, Preston.

Urban announces she will not seek 10th term in General Assembly

In this February 2017 Day file photo, State Rep. Diana Urban, center, chats with State Rep. Johathan Steinberg, right, and State Rep. Brenda Kupchick before Gov. Dannel P. Malloy arrives to present his proposed state budget to a joint session of the general assembly at the State Capitol in Hartford, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

State Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, announced Sunday that she will not seek a 10th term this fall but instead be supporting former Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz’s bid for governor with plans to become her economic adviser if...

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Connecticut Landmarks has not followed bequest terms for house in East Haddam

The house, which Landmarks was given in 2005, has never been regularly open to the public as a...

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Juvenile, marijuana policies on agenda for current legislative session

The state agencies involved with courts will focus on the criminal justice system for juveniles, Connecticut's evolving marijuana policies and attempt to refine existing laws on divorce and foreclosure during the current legislative session.

Connecticut may limit access to state's voter database

Connecticut's secretary of the state is seeking to limit access to the state's voter database, responding to concerns raised after a now-disbanded presidential panel sought voter information.