Connecticut, rest of New England expect a flood of claims after record winter


After record New England winter, region expects a flood _ of insurance claims

Connecticut seeks to step up sewage removal from boats in Long Island Sound

Connecticut aims to remove 1 million gallons of sewage from boats on Long Island Sound

Newtown advocates kick off annual ride to Washington

Gun-control advocates to begin 3rd annual bike ride from Newtown to Washington

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Several structures, hotel destroyed in Fire Island blaze

Several structures, hotel destroyed in blaze in Fire Island's Cherry Grove community

Police shoot, kill armed man during domestic disturbance

Webster police shoot, kill armed man during domestic disturbance after he fires on them

Norwalk mosque dispute prompts US Justice agency involvement

US Justice Department asks Norwalk to review religious institution rules over mosque dispute

State Regents raise tuition, fees at colleges, universities

Board of Regents increases tuition, fees 4.8 percent at community colleges, state universities

Newport opposes proposed state luxury tax on pricey homes

Newport votes opposition to second-home tax, urges state lawmakers to reject luxury levy

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There goes Sen. Formica, down Ritter's Seaside hole in Waterford

Sen. Paul Formica seems clueless about what's been going on at Seaside.

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Griswold man drags undercover trooper with car in attempt to avoid arrest

A Griswold man who was about to get arrested Thursday on a narcotics violation at his Norman Road residence injured a trooper with his vehicle as he attempted to flee the scene, police said.

Police ID Colchester murder victim

State police have identified the woman whose body was discovered on the side of the road as 28-year-old Nicole Kummer of Hartford.

Arson fire displaces eight early Thursday in New London

A two-alarm fire that displaced eight tenants early Thursday was intentionally set, New London Fire Battalion Chief Keith Nichols said.

Norwich police officer earns top graduate award from police academy

Norwich Police Officer Jared M. Szuba has earned the Top Graduate Award for finishing at the top of his class at the Connecticut Police Academy

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The Easter Bunny visits Ledyard

Eight-month-old Cole Parden of Killingly shows no fear as he and his mother, Heather, have their picture taken as families enjoy the second annual breakfast with the Easter Bunny, presented by the Ledyard Lions Club Saturday at the Our Lady of...

Lord Foundation marks fifth anniversary of giving in Norwich area

The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation will mark its fifth anniversary in June with a legacy of giving that has totaled more than $2.17 million to 41 different local nonprofit organizations and 89 separate grant awards.

Plainfield man charged in abuse of infant

A 36-year-old resident of the Moosup section of town was charged Saturday with first degree assault, risk of injury to a minor and reckless endangerment in connection with alleged abuse of a three-month-old infant.

Chef Dan Barber challenges Connecticut College audience to cook, eat from whole farm, including waste

“Americans are very good at being greedy for pleasure,” keynote speaker Dan Barber said, citing the rise of the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants as a positive replacement for foundering fast food burger chains. “I don’t...