DEEP offers materials for bluebird boxes

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is offering bundled, uncut lumber for building bluebird nest boxes at no charge to organized groups, such as schools, scouts, conservation commissions and garden clubs, on a first-come,...

Saint Bernard School names February students of the month

Senior David Galvez and sixth-grader Crystal Nguyen have been named Saint Bernard School Students of the Month for February.

LOLHS student artists recognized

Three Lyme-Old Lyme High School students were recognized at the 2017 Connecticut Scholastic Art competition.

Griswold man charged with sexually assaulting female in Norwich

Police on Wednesday arrested a Griswold man who allegedly sexually assaulted a female he knew.

Stonington police charge elderly resident with offering to pay man for sex

Police arrested an elderly Pawcatuck man Tuesday and charged him with soliciting a man in his 20s for sex on Feb.4.

Employee stabbed during argument at nail salon

A disagreement between two workers at Lucky Nails Salon led one employee to stab another in the face with a ballpoint pen Tuesday.

Police searching for missing Ledyard teen

Jayla Lasane is described as a black female, 5 foot 0.9 inches tall and weighing 160 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. No clothing description was available. Police said she'd been missing since earlier in the day Tuesday.

Police search for missing Groton man

Groton Town Police searched for about three hours on Tuesday evening for a missing 22-year-old man from Groton.

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VIDEO: Fresh off deployment, Navy chief surprises three children

Donning the costume of the Sayles School mascot, Mustang, Navy Chief Joshua Grosswiler, who recently returned from a six-month deployment, surprised his three children during a schoolwide assembly Wednesday afternoon.

UConn exhibit tells vets' stories of psychological impact of war

Personal items belonging to well-known, local anti-war protestor Cal Robertson are on display as part of an exhibit at the University of Connecticut titled "A Legacy of Veteran Expressions after War."

Trump references Russian spy ship in news conference Thursday

In responding to questions about contact made between his administration and Russia, President Donald Trump referenced the Russian ship spotted Wednesday in international waters off the coast of Connecticut.

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Body found on Portsmouth beach ID'd as retired Naval commander

State officials have identified the body of a retired Naval commander who was found in the water at a Portsmouth beach

Police: Improper pot operation led to carbon monoxide death

Building inspectors suspect an improperly installed medical marijuana growing operation contributed to a carbon monoxide buildup that led to a Smithfield mother's death

Hartford man gets 13 years in prison for accidentally killing friend

A Hartford man who admitted in a plea deal that he accidentally shot and killed his friend has been sentenced to 13 years in prison