Former Iraqi interpreter has mixed feelings on Trump ban


A former Iraqi interpreter who worked for the U.S. military early on in the Iraq War weighs in on Trump's original and new travel bans.

International Ice Patrol names enlisted petty officer of the year

New London — The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol has selected Marine Science Technician First Class Steven Skeen as the unit's Enlisted Person of the Year for 2016. Skeen distinguished himself as a leader during a taxing...

USS Groton class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-nine sailors of "Class 17160," USS Groton (SSN-694), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on March 17. Seaman Daniel Cullen, with a 96.95 GPA, was class honor graduate. Aviation Structural Mechanic...

Machinist Mate (Weapons) 'A' School graduation

Groton — Twelve sailors of "Class 17050" graduated from Machinist Mate (Weapons) "A" School on March 17. Fireman Nathan Van Hoe received the Torpedoman Plaque as class honorman and was meritoriously advanced. Machinist Mate...

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Waterford planning officials envision 'vibrant downtown area' with new zoning rules

Town planning staff and zoning officials are seeking to change development rules in the area around Town Hall and Waterford High School to encourage a central, pedestrian-friendly area with more flexibility for small businesses.

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Mourners pack church, streets for NYC medic struck by stolen ambulance

Thousands of mourners are packing a New York City church and streets for the funeral of an emergency worker killed last week when she was run over by her own ambulance

Clinic makes teddy bear boo-boos go bye-bye

A children's museum in Bristol is helping children stay healthy and not fear doctors using their favorite stuffed animal or doll