USS Springfield Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Seventy-five Sailors of "Class 15340" USS Springfield (SSN-761), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on July 24. Seaman Travis Carel was class honorman with a 95.96 GPA. Carel continues in Information Technician...

Heydon takes helm from Grasdock as supervisor of shipbuilding in Groton

Capt. Darlene Grasdock was relieved of her duties as supervisor of shipbuilding, conversion and repair in Groton by Capt. Jeffrey Heydon in a change of command ceremony Friday at Fort Trumbull State Park.

Electric Boat rolling out Illinois

Rollout of the Illinois, of which first lady Michelle Obama is the sponsor, began Friday morning.

Navy Capt. Trussler to lead sub base's new Undersea Warfighting Development Center

The center will be the supported command to train Navy forces in advanced tactics, techniques and procedures for anti-submarine warfare and is part of a larger Navy plan to reorganize the various warfare centers to better align them with warfare...

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Mystic YMCA seeks approval for expansion and renovation

The Ocean Community YMCA is seeking a special use permit from the Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission for a dramatic renovation and expansion of its Mystic branch off Masons Island Road.

Passero, Finizio to debate Aug. 27 in New London

City Councilor Michael Passero, the nominee of the New London Democratic Town Committee, and Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio, who is challenging him in the Democratic primary, have agreed to debate next month.

Norwich Republican city council candidate withdraws

Endorsed Republican City Council candidate Dr. Benjamin Hong withdrew from the race Friday because of a law that prohibits federal employees from running for local elected offices.

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Mayor Finizio campaigns on park plan he had no part in devising

The mayor is promoting a park plan developed by someone who once ran a nonprofit his administration...

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Audit finds repeated errors at Connecticut child welfare agency

Auditors find repeated financial and administrative errors at Connecticut child welfare agency

UPDATED: Human torso found in New Haven during probe of severed limbs

State police say they have been called to some vacant buildings in New Haven as part of the investigation in the discovery of severed limbs in the city.