Police: Yale student jumps to death after stabbing

Police: Yale student stabs another, jumps to his death from off-campus apartment building

Connecticut panel to hold hearing on transportation needs

Commission to hold public hearing in Hamden to learn about unmet public transportation needs

Bill that would tax some college property awaits Senate vote

Bill requiring Connecticut colleges to pay tax on residential property awaits Senate vote

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Waters in Westerly, Newport reopened to shellfishing

Waters in Newport, Westerly reopened to shellfishing, seasonal closures go into effect

Bill expanding workers comp for first responders approved by Connecticut state Senate

The Senate early Friday approved a bill that would significantly expand the workers compensation system for first responders.

Boston, several suburbs see major population growth

Boston, several suburbs see major population growth according to US Census

Newtown ordered to pay long-term disability to officer

Newtown ordered to pay disability to officer who has not worked since Sandy Hook shooting

Senate passes revamped Connecticut casino bill

Senate passes revamped tribal casino legislation; creates two-step process for possible casino

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Raise the texting fines

Penalties for texting while driving should be as harsh as they are for drunken driving.

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Bill that would tax new hospital purchases would be harmful, L+M official says

A bill advancing in the General Assembly that would tax future property acquisitions of private, non-profit hospitals and colleges would have a negative effect on Lawrence + Memorial Hospital’s ability to expand services in the community,...

Police say they are ready for Sunday's Mystic Half Marathon

Stonington and Groton Town police, who will have 30 officers on duty Sunday for the inaugural Mystic Half Marathon and 10K, say they have worked with the race organizers to develop a plan to ensure the safety of the 2,000 runners and minimize any...

Waterford finance board approves new tax rate

The Board of Finance last week approved a tax rate of 25.83 mills for the 2015-16 fiscal year by a vote of 4-1, with Norman Glidden voting against it.

Child & Family agency plans family resource fair

The free fair, at the BP Learned Mission at 140 Shaw St., will feature carnival-themed games, food and exhibitors.