Removal of library painting stirs Trumbull free speech fight

Trumbull (AP) — A painting in Trumbull's library depicting Mother Teresa and Margaret Sanger, an early birth control advocate, is at the center of a free speech fight.

Malloy, Wyman to attend unveiling of Mohegan Sun hotel plan

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will join Mohegan tribal officials Thursday morning at a press conference regarding plans for Mohegan Sun’s new hotel, the casino announced. 

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Former House Speaker Gordon Fox was charged and agreed to plead guilty to bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse,...

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State debates how to regulate Uber, others

Connecticut is the latest state to grapple with how to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing services being embraced by the public but angering the long-established taxi and livery industry.

Home-schooling parents upset with Newtown panel proposals

Parents’ rights organizations from across Connecticut, including home schoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Knitted socks for needy students come in from around the world

At Carmen Arace Middle School in Bloomfield knitted socks have become part of the fabric of the community for fashion-conscious students.

Uber drivers descend on Capitol

Hartford (AP) — More than 100 drivers for the new ride-hailing service Uber Technologies are at the state Capitol, hoping to urge Connecticut legislators to allow them to keep operating in the state.

Connecticut approved for federal highway toll pilot project

Hartford (AP) — The Federal Highway Administration has approved Connecticut for a pilot program installing an electronic toll system.

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The $341,580 park planning for Seaside

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Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock device

Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night.

Police search for missing Ledyard teen

Ledyard — Police are searching for Ledyard teenager who has been missing since Sunday.

Priest from Greek church in Norwich victim in Route 2 fatal crash

Members of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are mourning the loss of their pastor, Father Matthew Baker, who died in a motor vehicle crash Sunday in Norwich.

Police say two children found at home of alleged New London drug dealer

Police seized crack cocaine and other drugs from a New London home on Friday and arrested three people as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

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State report recommends transferring ownership of State Pier in New London

Transferring ownership of State Pier in New London to the new Connecticut Port Authority is among the recommendations made in a report by the state's Department of Economic and Community Development.

State touts tourism marketing efforts despite governor's budget cuts

State officials visited Mystic Tuesday morning to highlight Connecticut's investment in tourism marketing. About 18 hours earlier, many of the region's tourism operators had traveled to Hartford to urge legislators to restore funding lopped from...

Amistad will spend summer docked in New London

The Amistad will be docked this summer at the Custom House Pier in New London, where it will be on hand for maritime festivals and participate in educational programs, under a plan proposed by the schooner's court-appointed receiver and approved by...

Hawking hungry over the Mystic

An adult red-shouldered hawk takes flight Tuesday in search of food from a tree high over the frozen Mystic River in Stonington.