Church van crashes into canal, killing 8 and injuring 10


Church van crashes in canal, killing 8 and injuring 10; survivor: 'I just know there is a God'

Thai junta chief may force safety reforms in aviation sector

With Thai airlines facing sanctions over safety issues, junta head may force aviation reforms

Indiana legislators to clarify religious freedom law

Criticism of measure continues to spread

Chinese team breaks mast; U.S. skipper rounds Cape Horn

Dongfeng Race Team breaks mast in Southern Ocean; US skipper rounds Cape Horn for first time

LOCAL FEATURES

Charles E. Shain Library at Connecticut College reopens early after $10 million renovation

With its modern chairs, large windows for natural lighting, group study rooms and high-end computers, the library's $9.875 million design is meant to create "a starting point for community on the campus."

Volunteer highlights ongoing need in Vanuatu

A Groton native and Peace Corps volunteer has a direct connection to the Tropical Cyclone Pam disaster and is focused on helping the area recover.

LOCAL NEWS

Time for Healing: Hoping for Spring

Amy G. Martin suggests we look forward to warmer weather.

Niantic Rotary Club names March Student of the Month

Niantic Rotary named Katie Christensen as its Student of the Month for March.

Connecticut College devotes a day to soul-searching about racism

Connecticut College canceled classes and held a series of mandatory events Monday after racist graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at the Crozier-Williams student center.

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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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New London, Norwich police departments hiring new police officers

The Norwich and New London police departments this week are each swearing in two new police recruits who will start classes Thursday at the state’s police academy.

Police logs -- March 31

Dylan L. Chang, 21, last known address of 72 Ginger Drive, Groton was charged Sunday with third-degree assault, interfering with an emergency call, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and disobeying the signal of an...

Causes issued on string of New London fires

A fire Sunday that displaced 13 people from 62 Jay St. remains under investigation while the city’s acting fire marshal on Monday released findings from investigation into some in a string of fires over the past two weeks.

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