Connecticut Yankee site in limbo as conservationists keep up hope


Conservationists have their eye on former Connecticut Yankee property.

Mystic Aquarium had hand in whale study published in online scientific journal

Mystic — Mystic Aquarium announced Tuesday that a new study on beluga whales, based on research on beluga whales at the aquarium, has been published in PLOS ONE, an international peer-reviewed, open-access online publication about science and...

DEEP to hold public hearing on fishery management

Old Lyme — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Marine Fisheries Division will host a public hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Draft Addendum XXVI to the summer flounder, scup and...

State police launch operation S.A.N.T.A.

State police announced today that it has launched Operation S.A.N.T.A., its enforcement program for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.

Montville game store larceny suspects sought by police

State police and the Montville Resident Trooper's Office are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects in a larceny last week.

Sterling woman charged with possession of drugs

Sterling - Kaila Burditt, 25, of 1097 Plainfield Pike was charged Monday with possession of narcotics, narcotics outside their original container and five counts of risk of injury to a minor. 

Deep River man dies in Essex car accident

A 28-year-old Deep River man was the victim of a fatal car accident in Essex Monday morning.

New London police gearing up for unrest with request for riot gear

Acting Police Chief Peter Reichard asked the City Council this week for permission to use $28,000 to purchase personal protective equipment, more commonly known as riot gear, for his officers.

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Organization helps disabled veteran get back in the game

Work Vessels for Veterans has equipped more than 1,000 returning veteran entrepreneurs in 48 states with more than $1 million in equipment from tractors to computers to beehives.

Sub Electronics Computer Field graduates 42

Groton — Forty-two sailors of Class 14150 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Dec. 17.

USS Trout Class joins the fleet

Groton — Fifty-five sailors of “Class 15050” USS Trout (SS-202) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Dec. 18.

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State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws.

Snowy owls expected to return to Connecticut

A conservation group says snowy owls are expected to return to Connecticut and other nearby states in significant numbers this year.