First class graduates from new manufacturing program


Fourteen people graduated on Friday from a five-week training program intended to produce the skilled workers that the region's advanced manufacturing sector, namely Electric Boat, needs.

First lady wants next White House to keep focus on military

Michelle Obama says the next White House occupant should keep making it a national priority to support service members, veterans and their families

Final push results in passage of 16 veterans bills

Sixteeen veterans bills have passed both chambers of the Connecticut General Assembly. The Day previously reported that, as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, only two bills relating to veterans had passed.

Little movement on veteran-related bills as General Assembly ends session

Members of the state's Veterans Affairs Committee on Wednesday were making an eleventh hour push to get a number of their initiatives passed after little movement was made on veteran-related bills this legislative session.

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College completing work on Mitchell Woods project

A major portion of what has been deemed a “rejuvenation” of the Alfred Mitchell Woods is wrapping up this month, with more work being planned for a pond and other features of the 26-acre woodland and public recreation area.

Regulations may force longtime Stonington fish wholesaler to close

For more than 20 years, Mike Gambardella has run his family’s century-old wholesale fish business at the Town Dock.This year, though, may be his last.

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Tax commisioner denies 'deal' with hedge fund executive

Department of Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan denies a report in the New York Times...

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Veteran, newcomer vie for 2nd District GOP nomination

Daria Novak, a conservative radio host who wants to return the U.S. to the gold standard, has failed twice to win the Republican nomination for the 2nd District congressional seat. Now, after nearly six months as the only candidate for the...

Hampden DA promises review of cases involving ex-chemist

The Hampden County District Attorney has promised a "thorough and objective review" of all cases involving a former chemist who was high almost every day she went to work at an Amherst drug lab for eight years