Rowdy summer concerts prompt new website about underage drinking

As teenagers prepare to return to school following a busy concert season, the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services has launched a website aimed at reducing underage drinking.

Groton Town Council votes to abolish Zoning Commission

The Town Council voted Tuesday to abolish the Zoning Commission and designate the Planning Commission as the body to handle planning and zoning matters effective Jan. 1, 2019. The change is part of a broader effort to streamline the development...

Norwich speakers vow to fight bigotry

People bow their heads during a moment of silence during the Norwich vigil honoring the victims of violence in Charlottesville at the David Ruggles Freedom Courtyard at Norwich City Hall on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

More than 100 people representing diverse ethnic groups, religious and political affiliations stood outside Norwich City Hall on Tuesday evening and declared that hatred of any one of them would not be tolerated in their city.

Ledyard, state police investigating reports of person with gunshot wounds

Police late Tuesday were investigating an incident initially reported as a person having suffered gunshot wounds, and one person was transported by ambulance to a hospital, but details were sketchy late Tuesday.

Fire quickly extinguished in Gales Ferry

Crews quickly knocked down a blaze in the basement of a Gales Ferry home Tuesday morning, leaving the structure largely intact.

Warrant details fight between attorney, bar patron in East Lyme

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Anthony C. Basilica of New London and Joshua W. Taylor of Colchester fought during a banquet at the Black Sheep Pub on Main Street for participants in a charity golf tournament.

Norwich woman charged with worker's compensation fraud

State officials charged Norwich resident Stephanie L. Hart Tuesday with collecting $7,253 in workers' compensation payments while working at a job similar to the one at which she claimed to be injured.

Police: Woman kicked out window, man yelled 'Sieg Heil' in DUI arrest

Police arrested two people early Tuesday after they said one kicked out the window of a cruiser and the other yelled “Sieg Heil” in officers’ faces.

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Navy orders operational pause in wake of Pacific accidents

The damaged port aft hull of the USS John S. McCain is visible while docked at Singapore's Changi naval base on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has ordered an operational pause of the Navy's 277 ships, including Groton-based submarines, following a collision between the Navy destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has ordered an operational pause of the Navy's 277 ships, including Groton-based submarines, following a collision between the Navy destroyer John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore.

Preston VFW to host fundraiser to benefit Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Project

Cmdr. George Baldwin and members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9452 have donated the use of their facilities to host The Cape Verdean Veterans Memorial Project Fundraiser. Tickets are $30 per person.

Submarine Electronics Computer Field members graduate

Forty-four sailors of Class 17090 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Aug. 17.

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Family believes Connecticut sailor among 10 missing

Family members of a U.S. sailor from Connecticut say they believe he is among 10 sailors who are missing since a U.S. warship collided with an oil tanker in Southeast Asia

Should Boston rename famous meeting hall with slave ties?

Pedestrians pass Faneuil Hall, also known as

An advocacy group in Boston is calling for the city's historic Faneuil Hall to be renamed

2 facing charges after 16-month-old left in hot van

Police say the mother and uncle of a 16-month-old girl are facing charges after the child was left inside a hot van in Connecticut

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Mother of slain protester says she won't talk to Trump

The mother of a woman who was killed while protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, says she won't talk to President Donald Trump because of comments he made after her daughter's death