Roadside flower garden in Mystic is honored


Hobbyist gardener James Short is the recipient of the Mystic Garden Club's 2015 Beautification Award.

Five boats compete in Ledyard's first cardboard regatta

Interns of varying ages from the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory and community members learned an important lesson on Sunday: simplicity often trumps flashiness.

St. Michael School in Pawcatuck granted continued accreditation

St. Michael School has been granted continued accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges after a two-year process that involved self-evaluation, study reports and a visit by a NEASC committee in April.

Former Hartford police officer has more run-ins with police over the weekend

The saga of a former Hartford police officer, who was arrested twice last week, continued over the weekend as he was charged by both Groton Town and Stonington police in boating related incidents.

Residence attached to Old Saybrook gun store heavily damaged by fire

Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a fire Saturday that caused heavy damage to a large wood-frame home attached to the Grouse Perch Gun Store at 15 North Main Street.

Police: New London man arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

Police said they have arrested a 30-year-old city resident after he shouted anti-Semitic remarks at members of a synagogue on Ocean Avenue.

Norwich police charge registered sex offender with probation violation

Police said they charged a 51-year-old convicted felon and registered sex offender on Friday with two counts of violation of probation.

New London fire companies knock down blaze in former school

The New London Fire Department quickly knocked down a fire in a cinderblock building at 96 Hawthorne Drive on Saturday evening.

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World War II fighter pilot: 'Last man standing'

Ernest Treff of Groton fought with the legendary Zemke's Wolf Pack over Germany

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Mystic VFW lists August events

Mystic — The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its monthly meeting on Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. A V-J Day Remembrance Service will be held at the post on Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. The public is invited...

RAFA's upcoming August events

New London — The Retired Armed Forces Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost will be $7, and the menu will include biscuits and gravy, eggs made to order, home fries, pancakes,...

Ten local fliers recognized for Homeland Security missions

Groton — Ten area Civil Air Patrol members have been recognized for their participation in Homeland Security missions. Each of them have been awarded the Civil Air Patrol's Homeland Security Ribbon which requires completion of at...

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State police: Woman facing charges after filing false racial profiling complaint

A Mansfield woman is facing charges after state police say she falsely claimed she was a victim of racial profiling that led to a May traffic stop in which she received a ticket.

Buses to temporarily replace some Amtrak trains

Buses to temporarily replace some Amtrak trains between New Haven, Springfield

Hartford lawyer suspended for impersonating fellow lawyer

Connecticut Judge suspends Hartford lawyer for year for impersonating fellow lawyer