Sailfest costs controversy continues

City Council President Erica Richardson wants answers about the city’s cost for hosting Sailfest and suggested this week the cost to taxpayers — whatever the figure — might be a good candidate for a referendum question.

Dozens of utility, municipal officials attended $342,000 Kentucky Derby 'retreat'

A lavish, most-expenses-paid trip to the Kentucky Derby hosted by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative billed as “strategic retreats” for dozens of board members, municipal officials and guests affiliated with the...

HOPE completes 16th project in Belden Street area

After the ribbon cutting and the speeches, in the end it's always the buyers of affordable homes in formerly rough neighborhoods who have to make a go of it, and on Friday at 61 Belden St., Puerto Rican native Elba Nieves-Navedo could barely contain...

Ledyard man arrested in domestic incident

The man faces charges of second-degree strangulation, threatening, third-degree assault, second-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Longtime Old Lyme police officer facing five-day suspension

A 15-year veteran of the Old Lyme Police Department is facing a five-day unpaid suspension.

Norwich police: man attempts to flee while handcuffed

A Greeneville man being arrested on numerous charges Wednesday attempted to flee from police on foot while handcuffed behind his back, but was apprehended within a short distance, police said.

Groton police seek suspect in armed robbery

Town police on Tuesday announced that they have obtained an arrest warrant for a 35-year-old Mystic resident in connection with an armed robbery at the Henny Penny gas station and convenience store at routes 184 and 177 in May.

Missing Clinton boy located

Police on Tuesday night canceled the Silver Alert they issued Monday for a missing 17-year-old boy.




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2016 CGA graduate remembered for enthusiasm, contagious smile

The family, friends and shipmates of 2016 Coast Guard Academy graduate Richard "Ricky" Davies paid tribue to him in a memorial service Friday night.

FBI Director: Law enforcement needs to gather data on use of deadly force

James B. Comey spoke as part of an ongoing lecture series that has brought top officials such as Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court, and former CIA Director George Tenet to the Coast Guard Academy.

USS Houston class joins the fleet

Groton — Eighty-nine sailors of "Class 16460" USS Houston (SSN 713) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Oct. 14. Seaman An Nguyen was class honor graduate and will continue in basic mechanical skills...



6 arrested at protest of natural gas pipeline in Vermont

Police say six people from Vermont, Massachusetts and New Hampshire have been arrested while protesting a natural gas pipeline in the town of Hinesburg

Malloy administration estimates deficit only $5.7 million

Malloy's budget office estimates Connecticut's main spending account only $5.7 million in deficit; figure at odds with legislative office's $78 million estimate

Man accused of videotaping women in UConn Law Library bathroom

A Hartford man faces voyeurism charges after he used his cellphone to record videos of women using the bathroom in UConn's law library, police said.


Rolling Stone reporter pressed about errors in rape story

The author of a Rolling Stone article about a rape at the University of Virginia is testifying that she didn't worry about the alleged victim's changing story because "it takes trauma victims time to come forward with all the details."

UK to posthumously pardon thousands convicted under old anti-gay laws

Thousands of men who were convicted under now-abolished British laws against homosexuality are to receive posthumous pardons, the government announced Thursday