New FDA rules require more calorie labeling

Chain restaurants, vending machines, grocery stores, coffee shops and pizza joints will soon have to display detailed calorie information on their menus under long-awaited rules to be issued Tuesday by the Food and Drug Administration.

'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M

New York (AP) — The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" and the piano from the movie "Casablanca" each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction.

Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to 18

President Barack Obama on Monday bestowed America’s highest civilian honor on trailblazers in the arts, sports and politics, along with a couple of entertainers who are among his personal favorites.\n

Storm on menu for some travelers

A nor’easter is expected to develop Wednesday along the East Coast just as millions of travelers are heading to their Thanksgiving destinations.\n


Sentinels, past and present

A U.S. Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat - Medium motors past the shining beacon of New London Harbor Light on Monday.

Good as Gold Star Memorial Bridge

A view from under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge taken at 6:14 p.m. Monday from the Thames River State Boat Launch in New London. The southbound span is to the left, northbound is center and the Amtrak Bridge is to the right.

Preston family buys back land it sold to Mashantuckets, at a big profit

The Mattern family, which sold a large tract of Preston farmland to the Mashantucket Pequot tribe eight years ago for nearly $3 million, has bought the land back for $625,000.



Malloy could become the parks governor

Gov. Dan Malloy could create a legacy with a vibrant new park system in eastern Connecticut.

Does Thanksgiving mark the Pequot massacre in Mystic?

Some research points to a connection between the Pequot massacre in Mystic and Thanksgiving.


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UPDATED: I-95 South in Waterford congested because of fire

Waterford – Interstate 95 South remains congested in the area of exits 81 and 80 following a truck fire that closed the highway for about an hour.

'The Colonel' retires from NLPD

Capt. Steven Crowley started work with the New London police department when walking beats were the norm, portable radios were not a given and nearly all of his fellow officers were homegrown.

Police arrest man in Ledyard evading car accident

Ledyard — Police arrested a Groton man who they said struck an utility pole Sunday night on Route 214 between Stevens Avenue and Highview Terrace and then fled the scene.



Malloy could struggle to find cuts

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy faces plenty of critics who argue he can’t balance the next state budget without breaking his campaign pledge not to raise taxes.

Amistad receiver says funds are enough to keep schooner safe until summer

The receiver for Amistad America's finances told a Superior Court judge in Hartford Monday morning that she has enough money to continue to operate the ship through the end of the next session of the General Assembly next summer.