Mystic wine bar wins zoning approval

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission approved a proposal Monday to convert the former Frank’s Exxon service station at 30 Broadway into a 99-seat wine bar/cafe that includes a 30-seat outdoor patio.

Discipline expected after alleged New London DPW safety lapse

Updated: The city has investigated a new concern over safety at the Department of Public Works transfer station and is expected to discipline at least two employees there by the end of the week.

Osten, Steele to debate casino bill

Representatives of opposite sides of the state's ongoing casino debate will square off at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at the Stonington Community Center.

Search continues for missing kayaker in Shetucket River

The Norwich police, the Norwich Fire Department, Yantic Fire Department and the Norwich Underwater Search and Rescue Team, comprised of trained divers from the Yantic and Taftville fire departments, joined a state police dive team responding to the...

Bomb threat Monday forced Mystic Aquarium evacuation

A bomb threat forced the evacuation of Mystic Aquarium for two hours Monday afternoon.

Tainted marijuana sickens users in Willimantic

Willimantic police investigating after marijuana users hospitalized with psychotic symptoms

Search for missing kayaker in Norwich suspended at dusk Monday

A search for a missing Kayaker in Norwich was suspended at dusk on Monday and is expected to continue today.

820 bags of heroin seized from New London home

New London — State and New London police found more than 800 bags of heroin Sunday in a New London apartment when they attempted to locate a man who had a warrant out for his arrest.

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Coast Guard Museum Association gets CEO, president

The National Coast Guard Museum Association has selected attorney Richard Grahn, who formerly served as secretary of its board, as president and CEO of its board. Grahn officially started in his new post on May 1.

SUBASE Security Drills will include Live Automatic Weapons Firing with Blanks

During the next two weeks, Naval Security Force drills along the waterfront of Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) will include live automatic weapons firing with blanks.

USS Norfolk Class Joins the Fleet

Sixty-two sailors of "Class 15220" USS Norfolk (SSN-714), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on May 1.

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Fire officials say Connecticut state troopers saved sleeping man from fire

Fire officials say state troopers saved sleeping man from burning house

Windsor out, other towns pondering possibility of hosting Foxwoods, Sun satellite

Proposed satellite tribal casino prompts action from affected Connecticut towns, competitors

One in six species could be wiped out by climate change, study author from UConn says

About one in six species now alive on the planet could become extinct as a result of climate change, according to a study published in Friday’s edition of the journal Science.