Sen. Warren: Former colleague chased me around his desk

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. speaks in a park in Berryville, Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. Sen. Warren is joining the growing chorus of women talking about their experiences with sexual harassment in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is joining the growing chorus of women talking about their experiences with sexual harassment in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein

EPA yanks scientists' conference presentations, including on climate change

The Environmental Protection Agency has instructed two of its scientists and one contractor not to speak as planned at a scientific conference Monday in Providence, Rhode Island, sparking criticism from some academics and congressional Democrats.

Sen. Murphy hosting meetings in Ukraine, Estonia on war, Russia

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy to host meetings in Ukraine and Estonia on the war in Ukraine, Russian aggression and other matters

Despite Washington, Connecticut health exchange soldiers on

Connecticut's health insurance exchange soldiers on, prepares for open enrollment despite Washington, D.C. turmoil over Obamacare

UConn doctors using 3-D models to practice delicate surgery

In this Wednesday Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Dr. Clifford Yang, a cardiac radiologist at the University of Connecticut, displays a 3-D printed model of the arteries and blood vessels running from the heart to the brain at UConn's John Dempsey Hospital in Farmington, Conn. Yang and his colleagues found a way to turn medical scans of the vessels into models that can be used by doctors to practice removing blood clots from stroke patients. . (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

Doctors at the University of Connecticut are using 3-D printing technology to help them practice some delicate brain surgery


Police: R.I. man impersonated state worker to sign out student

A man has pleaded no contest to a charge alleging he impersonated a state social worker while trying to sign out a female student from a Rhode Island high school

DMV to launch online road test appointment system

Connecticut's Department of Motor Vehicles will be launching a new online system for making road test appointments

Hundreds of copper pieces stolen from Connecticut ice rink

Police are investigating the theft of hundreds of pieces of copper pipe fittings from a Connecticut ice rink

Several hurt in restaurant kitchen explosion in Connecticut

Authorities say several people suffered injuries in an explosion at a restaurant just before a fundraiser

Gov. Raimondo: Rhode Island's Amazon bid under wraps for competitive reasons

In this Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, photo, an Amazon employee gives her dog a biscuit as the pair head into a company building, where dogs are welcome, in Seattle. Whichever city lands Amazon’s second headquarters, some people in Seattle, its original hometown, say there are downsides to having the tech giant in the neighborhood. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the state is not releasing its pitch for Amazon's second headquarters for competitive reasons

John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change

Malloy wants a state budget document before meeting lawmakers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy wants to see a budget document before he meets with lawmakers to discuss their tentative bipartisan agreement

Norman Rockwell's sons seek to halt museum sale of father's work

In this July 12, 2017, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. The museum announced earlier in the month that it planned to sell 40 works of art, including two by Normal Rockwell. Rockwell's three sons are among the plaintiffs who filed a complaint Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, in Berkshire Superior Court, seeking to halt a the museum's plans to sell the artwork. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)

Norman Rockwell's three sons are among the plaintiffs who have filed a court complaint seeking to halt to a Massachusetts museum's plans to sell 40 works of art, including two by their famous father



Stonington Borough rights a wrong

Historic granite crosswalks, taken literally from the neighborhood on the other side of the tracks...


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Stonington police: Intoxicated man threatened driver with hatchet, resisted arrest

A Westerly man was arrested early Friday morning night after police say he threatened another man with a hatchet following an accident in Pawcatuck then struggled for several minutes with police officers who were trying to get him in the cruiser.

Motorcyclist seriously injured in crash with pickup in Ledyard

A Groton motorcyclist suffered serious injuries Saturday afternoon when he was struck by a pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old boy from Gales Ferry.

Updated: Route 214 at Whalehead Road re-opens following Ledyard crash

Police said Route 214 at Whalehead Road has re-opened after it closed earlier this evening due to "a serious motorcycle crash."

Coast Guard helps three in vessel taking on water in Groton

The Coast Guard on Friday afternoon helped three people whose vessel was taking on water near Pine Island.



Shortage of candidates means Preston has few contests on Election Day

The ballot has 13 individual positions or commission races, and only three are contested, with more candidates than positions.

Vandals continue to strike Harkness, volunteers call for quick repairs

The Carriage House at Harkness Memorial State Park has sustained damage such as broken windows and doors due to vandalism according to the Friends of Harkness.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

As vandals continue to strike Harkness Memorial State Park, the Friends of Harkness volunteer group is growing concerned that repairs aren’t happening quickly enough.

Annual veterans feast Nov. 15 in Stonington

The Stonington High School Student Government will host its annual “Fall Feast for Veterans” dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. in the high school commons. All current and past members of the armed services are welcome to attend...

Tom Weigel, former New York School poet and New London resident, dies at 69

Tom Weigel, a poet and publisher among the writers of the so-called New York School in the 1970s and 1980s, lived for many years in New London and hosted poetry readings. He died last week in Chester, NY (Photo courtesy Jake St. John).

After leaving New York, Tom Weigel jumped on a ferry and settled in New London, and spent the next two decades writing and encouraging other local poets to write and perform, founding a publishing company and printing work by fellow New London-based...