Electric Boat delivers submarine Illinois early, below budget


The Illinois was delivered four days early, and more than $100 million below target cost, according to EB's director of communications, Tim Boulay.

Trailblazer to female cadets: 'It's your Coast Guard now. Speak up."

"It's your Coast Guard now. Speak up," retired Coast Guard Capt. Joanne McCaffrey, one of the first women to graduate from the Coast Guard Academy, told attendees at a Women's Equality Day luncheon Friday.

Last National Guard unit from state serving overseas comes home Friday

Sixty-five soldiers with the 1109th Theatre Aviation Sustainment Maintenance Group will be reunited with their loved ones after a nearly yearlong deployment to the Middle East.

Mass rescue exercise tests response capabilities in Arctic

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center is using the exercise to test "state-of-the-art" technology designed to improve communication capabilities in the region.

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Jump in New London school population leads to expansion of Harbor School

An influx of new students and need for more space has led the school district to expand the number of classes and grades at the Harbor School for the new school year that starts Thursday.

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The Coast Guard museum has no parking plan

The museum expects the city to take responsibility for downtown parking.

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After Irene forces reckoning, Vermont mental health care rebuilt

Tropical Storm Irene forced Vermont to rebuild its mental health system after floodwaters led to the permanent evacuation of the state hospital in 2011, but challenges remain

48-year fugitive fighting move from Connecticut to Georgia

A Connecticut man who spent 48 years on the lam after escaping from prison is expected to fight an attempt to return him to Georgia