NYC man killed by falling crane eulogized as generous, kind


A pedestrian killed by a collapsing crane has been eulogized as the final remnants of the crumpled steel were removed in New York City

Massachusetts plan could spur hydro imports to New England

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to authorize long-term contracts between utilities and Canadian hydropower producers is being viewed by some as a potential game-changer in energy-starved New England

Return of Purple Heart from WWII turns up missing family

A Purple Heart awarded to a soldier from New Hampshire killed in World War II's Battle of the Bulge has brought together two branches of a family that never knew of the other's existence

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Rhode Island lawmakers to propose legalizing marijuana

A bill to legalize and tax recreational marijuana in Rhode Island is returning to the state's General Assembly after failing to pass in previous years

Former Mayor Cianci to lie in repose at Providence City Hall

Former Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci (see-AN'-see) will lie in repose at City Hall outside the office he occupied for more than 21 years

Connecticut woman's unsolved slaying causes concern, speculation

The killing of a mother of two in Connecticut remains unsolved six weeks after she was found shot to death in her home

Unions concerned state workers targeted in budget plan

State employee unions are concerned the governor and lawmakers are looking to workers as a way to save money

Malloy critical of town considering program to arm teachers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is critical of Connecticut town considering a program that would train teachers on using guns to thwart an active shooter at Kent Center School

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Fire displaces North Stonington family

A chimney fire in a Norwich-Westerly Road home Wednesday night displaced four people and caused moderate damage to the home, a fire official said Thursday.

Task force arrests Norwich man on heroin, crack charges

An investigation into heroin sales in southeastern Connecticut by the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force led to the arrest of a Norwich man this week on multiple drug-related charges.

Police: Man driving stolen car charged with marijuana possession

A man who abandoned a stolen car when it became disabled on Route 2 was charged after officers found more than an ounce of marijuana in his possession, according to Norwich police.

DEEP testing fox for rabies after it came into contact with Ledyard resident

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is testing a fox for rabies after it charged and came into contact Monday night with the homeowner of 207 Avery Hill Road.

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Ledyard looks to regulate drones to ensure safety

Ledyard official begin discussions with drone users about ways to regulate the increasingly popular flying vehicles.

Slip sliding away

Ronald Burnham of Hope Valley, R.I., attempts to keep his balance while sledding at Washington Park in Groton, Sunday.

Ledyard, Norwich place in Quahog Bowl

E.O. Smith High School in Storrs will be competing against 24 regional winners in the 19th annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl after winning the 2016 Quahog Bowl at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus. Ledyard High School placed...

Mystic Aquarium to hold open houses for prospective volunteers

Mystic Aquarium will hold monthly open houses to showcase opportunities for prospective volunteers beginning Saturday, Feb. 27, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.