Courtney: Ohio-class submarine replacement program going as planned

A separate fund, outside of the Navy's shipbuilding budget, that would support the Navy's new nuclear missile submarines is expected to receive the green light when the president signs the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act into law.

USS Virginia home for the holidays

The attack submarine USS Virginia enters New London Harbor Thursday. The Virginia, the first submarine in its class, was built at Electric Boat in Groton and commissioned in 2004.

12 sub sailors investigated in filming of female officers

Twelve sailors are reportedly under investigation in connection with an alleged incident where their female shipmates were secretly recorded while undressing in a submarine shower over a period of 10 months, according to a Dec. 11 article from the...

U.S. Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender.

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SSKP announces annual appeal

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries annual appeal is under way.

Church opens immigration center with a noble goal

Church of the City's new immigration center officially opened Wednesday night with the mission of assisting low-income immigrants and their families to improve their legal status and serving as community support for all immigrants in eastern...

A Thyme To Cook named Caterer of the Year

A Thyme to Cook has been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association.

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Looking for birdies in December

A group of golfers plays the 16th hole at Shennecossett Golf Club in Groton.

Groton bows to future, loosens student cellphone policy

Students in Groton Public Schools no longer have to keep their cellphones turned off and out of sight under a new policy adopted by the Board of Education.

Preston bidding changes, energy loan program OK'd by voters

Nine residents voted in favor of several items Thursday, with approval of a new bidding ordinance coming after a lengthy debate over the two-page document.

State and federal environmental groups seek killer of bald eagle in Rocky Hill

State and federal officials seeking information on killing of young bald eagle in Rocky Hill last week.

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Why is no one walking the Amistad plank?

Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane should investigate Amistad America finances.

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99-year-old woman robbed while delivering cookies

Windsor (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 99-year-old woman was robbed of her purse while delivering cookies to a local community center.

Connecticut DMV won't allow three-wheeled vehicle

Hartford (AP) — The Conneticut Department of Motor Vehicles has rejected an attempt to vehicle maker Polaris to have its three-wheeled Slingshot classified as a motorcycle.