Hackett runs away from rest of Kelley Road Race field

From the start, Everett Hackett owned the field. He gradually stretched his lead, looking comfortable as he powered up the hills. Returning back down Pequot Avenue in New London, he had plenty of time to soak in the ocean views.

Car rolls onto platform, on tracks at New London Union Station

The front end and tires of a white Kia Optima are on the tracks nearest New London Union Station, after the vehicle somehow apparently rolled onto the platform.

The 63rd annual Stonington Village Fair

The fair is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Stonington Community Center and features a pie-making contest, used book sale, artisan booths, carnival games and live entertainment.

World Health Organization, sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues

WHO and world sailing body seek virus testing in 2016 Rio Olympic venues; prompted by AP study

UPDATED: Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility

Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French testing facility near Toulouse.

Officials: Man apparently drowns after Bridgeport bar fight

Officials: Man apparently drowns after Bridgeport bar fight, 2nd person sought

Desmond Tutu in South African hospital to treat infection

Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu to stay longer in South African hospital because of infection

Firefighter killed battling blaze in California forest

South Dakota firefighter dies helping battle wildfire in Northern California forest



Mayor Finizio campaigns on park plan he had no part in devising

The mayor is promoting a park plan developed by someone who once ran a nonprofit his administration...


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As planned sale of Plum Island generates interest, livestock disease research continues

The federal agency charged with selling Plum Island has been receiving eight to 10 calls per month from people interested in the planned sale of the 840-acre property where the federal animal disease research laboratories have been located for the...

24 hours of Moby Dick at Mystic Seaport

Bill Steinmayer, portraying author Herman Melville, opened the Mystic Seaport's 30th annual Moby Dick Marathon reciting the first chapter from memory Friday onboard the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan.