Hope, not heroin, found at Willimantic recovery center


Hope, for some 800 visitors a month working to stay off drugs and alcohol, can be found in a storefront just over the Frog Bridge on Main Street in Willimantic, tucked between a jewelry shop and an alleyway.

State dismisses complaints against New London Republican Town Committee

The state Elections Enforcement Commission has dismissed two complaints against the New London Republican Town Committee, including an allegation that the committee improperly appointed the last two Republican registrars of voters.

Lightning strikes Pawcatuck house, two people in Montville, Stonington during morning storm

Lightning struck houses and people in Montville and Stonington as a small but powerful storm blew through the area Thursday morning, knocking out power in multiple southeastern Connecticut towns.

Pagan pleads guilty to role in New London's green garages death case

Nestor Pagan, whose federal trial in May ended with a hung jury, pleaded guilty Thursday in New London Superior Court to conspiring to attack Javier Reyes, who was fatally stabbed during a Sept. 12, 2012, altercation outside his 187 Huntington St.

State prison staff nab woman trying to escape from York in Niantic

York Correctional Institution in Niantic remained in lockdown Thursday evening following an escape attempt by an inmate who tried to scale a perimeter fence.

UPDATED: Groton City police find body of woman missing since Monday

Groton City police detectives have found the body of a woman missing since Monday.

New London man found competent to stand trial on heroin charges

Francisco Rolon, 36, who has a lengthy criminal history and has undergone at least six competency evaluations over the years, was found competent after clinicians from the state Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services evaluated him at the...

Police logs - Aug. 12, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Norwich Public Utilities issues power alert for Thursday

As heat and humidity envelope the region, Norwich Public Utilities officials are asking residents to be wary of how much electricity they're using.

New London police looking for missing 14-year-old

Police on Thursday morning said they're looking for a 14-year-old boy who's been missing since Wednesday.

Police: Montville man had 112 bags of heroin

Town police, in conjunction with state police, on Wednesday arrested a local man they said had 112 bags of heroin in his possession.

Poquonnock Road reopened in Groton after car snapped pole

Poquonnock Road was closed between Johl Drive and High Rock Road for several hours after a car crash snapped a utility pole in the area around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Scotland Road reopened in Norwich

Scotland Road was closed for about two hours Wednesday near Huntington Lane after a tree came down on the wires there.

North Bride Brook Road reopened in East Lyme

Police said just before 7 a.m. Thursday that North Bride Brook Road has reopened.

Groton man charged with damaging rented apartment with black paint

A Groton man was arrested Monday for damaging his landlord’s property after the man received an eviction notice and painted the kitchen — including the light fixtures and the ceiling — black.

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New handbook provides path for communities to fight opioid addiction

The latest collaborative effort in the state’s fight against the opioid epidemic, a 25-page handbook released Wednesday, is calling on municipal leaders to take action in their towns and cities.

Police logs - Aug. 11, 2016

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Fire that began in mulch damages Pawcatuck home

Pawcatuck firefighters extinguished a fire early Wednesday morning that began in some mulch and then ignited the vinyl siding of a home at 252 Elm Ridge Road.

Police, immigration officials collaborate on New London drug arrests

During the joint operation, officers said they found $400, drug packaging material and 110 grams of heroin at 70 percent or higher purity.

UPDATED: Route 32 clears up in Waterford after three-car crash

Traffic is flowing normally on state Route 32 north after a three-car crash in the area of Benham Avenue caused congestion there around 11:30 a.m.