Coast Guard Band to stay in New London

The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

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...

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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.

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How did Rep. Hewett miss the boat on Amistad?

Hewett's attack on Soto for making a campaign donation to a Republican, someone Soto says has...

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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

Charges dropped vs. Yale worker who broke window depicting slaves

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a black Yale University dining services worker who used a broomstick to smash a stained-glass window depicting slaves The end of the criminal case Tuesday comes a day after Cofey Menafee returned to work at...

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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