Who Knew? Duck River Cemetery


Visitors to the Duck River Cemetery in Old Lyme can find the resting places of those who played a role in the community’s — and the nation’s — history.

Who knew? Tanglewood Park

The 3.6-acre town-owned park in the Tanglewood subdivision overlooks Palmer Cove and offers a view of Haley Farm. The sound of birds create more of a background than do the sounds of passing cars.

No time to relax as Whittle's farm readies for Labor Day weekend

“Up until 10 years ago, we were always closed on Labor Day,” said Rick Whittle, a fourth-generation Groton farmer “Now, it’s one of our busiest days. You only have so many days to make it, so why throw one away?”

State police: Tractor-trailer struck six 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 and caused 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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UPDATED: Gov. LePage wants to make amends, doesn't rule out resigning

Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to make amends for leaving an obscene rant on his voicemail that said, "I am after you."

Connecticut woman gets 4 years in fatal hit-and-run

A Connecticut woman who ran from the scene of a crash that left a young mother of two dead has been sentenced to four years in prison

Judge to decide if Rhode Island inmate serving a life sentence can marry

After hearing opposing arguments, a federal court judge in Providence will now determine if a convicted murderer serving a life sentence in Rhode Island state prison can get married