Senators raise concerns about Yale-New Haven clinic closure plan, citing L+M talks

State Senate Minority Leader Len Fasano and Sen. Ted Kennedy Jr. say they are concerned with plans by Yale-New Haven Health System to close two shoreline clinics — especially in light of a possible affiliation with Lawrence + Memorial...

Thames River Heritage Park advances with signed document

Creation of the Thames River Heritage Park moved a step forward this week, when local officials received a signed document committing the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection to participate in the development of a multi-site...

North Stonington begins search for general contractor

North Stonington has begun searching for a general contractor for its new emergency services building, but it has yet to choose a clerk of the works.

Police looking for motorcyclist in connection with Franklin robbery

State police are investigating a robbery at a gas station on Route 32 on Tuesday night.

Truck pulls down live wires, traps passengers in nearby car

Emergency and utility workers were able to deactivate the wires, allowing the passengers to exit the car safely.

Motorcyclist listed in serious condition following Old Lyme crash

A man who was flown to the hospital by Life Star helicopter Tuesday after he crashed his motorcycle on Route 156 is listed in serious condition, a Yale-New Haven Hospital official said Wednesday.

Searchers say plane crash unlikely in East Lyme

East Lyme police, Niantic firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the waters between Rocky Neck State Park and Black Point on Tuesday following a report of a downed airplane. Responders found no evidence of a crash.

State planning text-to-911 as part of new system

Connecticut’s emergency dispatchers in the not-too-distant future will be fielding not only 911 calls and texts but perhaps even viewing photos and videos of crimes or accidents.

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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USS Pittsburgh escorted out to sea

A patrol boat from the U.S. Navy's Coastal Riverine Squadron 8 escorted the U.S. Navy Los Angeles class attack submarine USS Pittsburgh (SSN 720) through New London harbor bound for sea Tuesday.

Sailor sentenced to 10 months for videos of female officers

Sailor guilty of illegally videotaping female officers; sentenced to 10 months in Navy brig

Swab summer begins for CGA's Class of 2019

On Monday, the first day for the Class of 2019, also known as reporting-in day, the new Coast Guard Academy students, called "swabs," got their first glimpse of life at a military academy.

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Some towns fare better, some not, in new state budget

The state budget signed into law Tuesday increases state funding for cities and towns by $23.5 million in the 2015-16 fiscal year, which begins today.

Connecticut on track to end year with $115.7 million deficit

Comptroller says Connecticut on track to end fiscal year with $115.7 million budget deficit

Senate OKs budget changes; House approves early Tuesday

Connecticut House OKs late changes to state budget that drew criticism from major employers