Undersea monument plan advocates hear fishermen's concerns


Two leading advocates for the designation, which would be given by President Barack Obama under the American Antiquities Act before he leaves office, presented their case Tuesday to an audience of both conservation advocates and commercial fishing...

Hospitality center to add New London property to tax-exempt list

The New London Homeless Hospitality Center last month added another multifamily home to its growing inventory of city properties aimed at housing the city’s lowest-income residents. But the strong likelihood the property will enjoy tax-exempt...

Land use study on Stones Ranch, surrounding towns outlined to public

A study has recommended ways the Stones Ranch Military Reservation and surrounding towns can avoid encroaching on each other, even as the local communities continue to grow in the future.

State police: Tractor-trailer struck 6 vehicles in East Lyme I-95 crash

Interstate 95 south was closed for about four hours Monday night after a tractor-trailer crashed into a car that had slowed for congestion, reportedly causing a chain reaction.

Groton man charged in domestic incident

A Groton man was charged Monday with breaking into his girlfriend’s home and threatening her children after the woman said she wanted to end their relationship, according to an arrest warrant affidavit.

New London police, firefighters respond to report of man jumping in Thames River

Police and firefighters responded to an incident early Saturday night in which a man was jumping into the water in the area of 400 Bank St.

Stonington teen leads police on chase, charged with DUI

Police charged a local teen with driving under the influence Saturday night after they say he refused to stop for officers while driving in excess of 70 miles per hour on Elmridge Road in Pawcatuck.

Miami trio charged in East Lyme with producing fake credit cards

Police announced Friday that on Aug. 19 they arrested three men from Miami, Fla., on charges of producing fraudulent credit cards.

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Submarine Officer Advanced Course Graduation

Groton — Fifteen members of Class 16030 graduated from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course on Aug. 25. Cmdr. David Grogan, executive officer of the Naval Submarine School, was the guest speaker. Lt. Todd Talstein received the...

Machinist Mate 'A' School Graduation

Groton — Eleven sailors of "Tomahawk Class 16065" graduated from Machinist Mate (Weapons) "A" School on Aug. 19. Machinist Mate 1st Class Cole Houshower was class instructor. Fireman Daniel Normandin received the Torpedoman...

USS Andrew Jackson Class Joins the Fleet

Groton — Sixty-two sailors of "Class 16380" USS Andrew Jackson (SSN-619) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Aug. 19. Information Systems Technician 1st Class Jasmine Underwood was class honor graduate. Underwood will...

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Police: 5 injured when ferry hits kayakers on Hudson River

Authorities in New York say five kayakers were injured when they were hit by a ferry departing a pier on the Hudson River

Wildlife experts concerned for manatee spotted off Cape Cod

Wildlife experts are growing concerned for the safety of a manatee that has been recently spotted in waters off the coast of Cape Cod once the seasons change

Prayer or politics? Evangelist rallies Christians in Boston

The son of famed evangelist Billy Graham has urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common to vote in the November election