New London, state to share cost of first 5 months of Rivera's salary

When Manuel J. Rivera begins his tenure as superintendent of schools Monday, he will be working on a short-term contract and will be paid by both the city and the state.

Crews work hard to reopen Groton schools

Groton Public Schools were set to reopen today, thanks to the hard work of snow-clearing crews from the district and town.

Winter at the marsh in Old Lyme

The Great Island Wildlife Management Area stretches out under a hazy sun Thursday across from Route 156 in Old Lyme.

State Sen.Osten requesting funds for three fire departments

Three volunteer fire departments, including two in Norwich, stand to benefit from $840,000 in funding requests submitted to the state legislature this month by State Sen. Cathy Osten.

UPDATED: I-395 northbound in Waterford cleared following crash

The accident, which involved an overturned vehicle, was reported at 12:44 p.m. and a portion of the highway was temporarily closed.

Fugitive wanted in NYC fatal stabbing arrested at Foxwoods Resort Casino

On Friday, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Police arrested Arturo Lopez-Valle, a fugitive wanted for murder in New York City, in the bus lobby at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

EMTs learning to use Narcan as state heroin overdoses increase

Hundreds of emergency medical technicians from fire and ambulance services across eastern Connecticut are now being trained in the use of Narcan, a drug designed to pull people from the brink of death from a heroin or other opioid overdose.

Police: Norwich man charged with assault for spitting in faces of officers

A man spat in the faces of two police officers Friday morning while being arrested, adding two counts of assault on a police officer to his charges.

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State Police ticket 71 motorists driving after highway ban

New Haven (AP) — State Police say 71 motorists have been issued $92 tickets for defying the state's travel ban during the winter storm.

Malloy pulls judge's nomination

Judicial nomination pulled because of questions about temperament