Stonington-based NESS has made big impact in New London


New England Science & Sailing taught 3,200 students last year and more than half received some form of financial aid.

Ruley's death 'undetermined,' son-in-law's death called homicide

Autopsies done on the body of Norwich African American artist Ellis Ruley and his son-in-law Douglas Harris revealed that Ruley did die of hypothermia and exposure to cold, as was originally reported in 1959, but it could not be determined what...

Large, empty bird's nest causes power outage in Noank

A large, empty osprey nest that caught fire early Monday afternoon caused a power outage initially affecting more than 900 Eversource customers, according to Mitch Gross, a spokesman for the company.

No one injured in kitchen fire Sunday on Allen Drive in Montville

Red Cross helps two adults after kitchen fire on Sunday in multi-family structure in Montville.

Key witness in Wirth homicide in Norwich hospitalized on eve of court hearing

As the life ebbed out of her in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011, 26-year-old Jaclyn Wirth told a 911 dispatcher she was "pouring out blood," and begged responders to hurry. In the background, her 7-year-old son, Sergio, cried and screamed,...

East Lyme investigator Jean Cavanaugh gives voice to victims of sexual assault

Investigator Jean Cavanaugh's work is heartbreaking, but rewarding. She is a member of a regional multi-disciplinary team of professionals that collaborates on child sexual assault cases. She is a certified forensic interviewer and is sometimes...

Hours-long standoff with armed man ends in Torrington

Hourslong standoff between police and barricaded armed man ends peacefully in Torrington

Man's swim to Ram Island prompts search

A man whose disappearance while swimming with his wife off Noank led to a search by multiple agencies on Friday — and ultimately the discovery that the man was safe.

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How about a New London premiere of Disney's new Coast Guard film?

"The Finest Hours" tells the story of a daring 1952 Coast Guard rescue and should help fundraising...

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USS Springfield Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Seventy-five Sailors of "Class 15340" USS Springfield (SSN-761), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on July 24. Seaman Travis Carel was class honorman with a 95.96 GPA. Carel continues in Information Technician...

Heydon takes helm from Grasdock as supervisor of shipbuilding in Groton

Capt. Darlene Grasdock was relieved of her duties as supervisor of shipbuilding, conversion and repair in Groton by Capt. Jeffrey Heydon in a change of command ceremony Friday at Fort Trumbull State Park.

Electric Boat rolling out Illinois

Rollout of the Illinois, of which first lady Michelle Obama is the sponsor, began Friday morning.

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