Bill would rename Camp Niantic after World War II hero

A proposal in the General Assembly would rename Camp Niantic, the state's military training facility, after a Connecticut recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for valor in action.

USS Pittsburgh Class joins the fleet

Groton -  Forty-nine sailors of "Class 17260," USS Pittsburgh (SSN-720), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School, on Thursday, May 25. Logistics Specialist 1st Class (Surface Warfare/Air Warfare) Jessica Kruse was Class...

Submarine Communications Electronic Rating Field class holds Graduation

Groton - Eleven sailors of Class 14RO-17-04 graduated from Submarine Communications Electronic Rating Field, SCERF, Apprentice Course on Thursday, May 25. SCERF, through the employment of Interactive Media, enhances the various...

Submarine Electronics Computer Field course holds graduation

Groton - Twenty-three sailors of Class 17050 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Thursday, May 25. The SECF "A" school combines a core curriculum of Electronics, Fire Control,...

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Naturalization for military families

Aileen Gavilanes, 5, left, and her sister Amy, 7, wave U.S. flags handed to them for a special annual naturalization ceremony for local members of the military and their families to become citizens of the United States, on Friday at the Submarine...

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Everett Roads, 3 of Niantic, checks out what it would be like to work a Toro Mower during the Touch a Truck event Saturday at McCook Point park in Niantic.

Practicing donuts in the sky

Aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker takes his Oracle Challenger III biplane through its paces during rehearsal for the 2017 Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show Friday, at Quonset State Airport.

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Montville Parks & Rec dept. will host tag sale June 3

Montville — The town’s Parks & Recreation department will host a tag sale June 3 at the Fair Oaks Community Center. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fair Oaks parking lot, vendors can sell to bargain hunters for a $20 fee...

Salem Youth League raising money for Harris family

The league is selling Connecticut Tigers tickets, with all proceeds benefitting the family of Tonya Harris, who was seriously injured in a five-car wreck in January.

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Bright lights, bad neighbors

Awareness of light pollution and appreciation for dark night skies are growing.

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Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday

Americans have turned out by the thousands to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100

Hartford looking to state to help prevent bankruptcy

Connecticut's struggling capital city trying to persuade lawmakers to provide Hartford with more money from state's cash-strapped coffers