40 years after end of Vietnam War, local veterans remember

More than 60 people gathered Saturday on Chelsea Parade to honor the memory of the 12 native sons killed in action during the Vietnam War and the tens of thousands of U.S. soldiers who have fought in foreign wars and whose fates are still unknown

Coast Guard Museum Association to launch first national fundraising campaign

On April 29, the association that oversees the Coast Guard museum project will launch its first national fundraising campaign in Washington.

Sailor, civilian commended for contributions to Submarine Learning Center in Groton

Capt. David A. Roberts, commanding officer of the Submarine Learning Center, recognized two staff members for outstanding professional performance at an awards ceremony and presentation at the Center's headquarters.

More than 50 veterans' bills have been considered by the state legislature

At least 50 proposals dealing with veterans issues were introduced during this session of the Connecticut General Assembly.


Racing with the wind

Sailing teams from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy race Saturday on the Thames River off the academy waterfront.

Democratic Town Committee in Montville seeking candidates

The Town Democratic Committee is seeking individuals to run as candidates for office.



Maybe it's time to throw in the towel again, Mr. Mayor

New London Mayor Daryl Finizio had a bad week.


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Juvenile sentencing reform gains momentum in Hartford

A 33-year-old woman who has been incarcerated since she was 14 is serving as a poster child as lawmakers consider a bill that changes juvenile sentencing laws and enables juveniles who were tried as adults to get a "second look" before the state...

Police: Bristol man stopped for cellphone use had 1,000 bags of heroin in plain sight

Police: Man stopped for talking on cellphone found with 1,000 bags of heroin, $15K cash in car