Egg farm denies access to animal rights activists after fire

Several animal protection advocates are planning to show up at Kofkoff Egg Farms Friday morning in an attempt to learn more about the conditions in the coop where at least 80,000 chickens died Tuesday after a fire broke out.

Accident closes lane of I-95 in East Lyme

The right lane on I-95 southbound was closed due to a multiple-vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer.

Man charged for interfering with Life Star patient transport

A man who delayed a Life Star helicopter as it attempted to take off from Lawrence + Memorial Hospital was taken into custody Friday afternoon.

Construction slated to take place at Benham Avenue railroad crossing in Waterford

Residents traveling on Benham Avenue near its intersection with the shoreline railroad next week will have to use a temporary road bypass as crews work to reconstruct the crossing, police said.

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The Republican ascent

The party makeup of the region's legislative delegation has changed very quickly.

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Coast Guard cadets win spelling bee

A team of freshman cadets from the Coast Guard Academy won the Waterford Education Foundation’s annual spelling bee April 8.

Grassroots East to hold candidate forum in East Lyme

Grassroots East has announced that it will hold a forum on Monday in East Lyme for the delegates to the state convention on May 9 to meet federal candidates for office.

Malloy's budget threatens health coverage for 1,700 UCFS patients, speakers say

About 1,700 patients of United Community & Family Services will lose their Medicaid coverage under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposed budget, and private health insurance will not be affordable for them, speakers at a news conference...

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Connecticut votes to criminalize attaching weapons to drones

Connecticut's House of Representatives has voted 131-14 in favor of a wide-ranging bill that attempts to regulate drones, including criminalizing the attaching of weapons to the unmanned devices

Teacher to run 5K race 6 months after double lung transplant

A Boston teacher born with cystic fibrosis is running a 5K road race this weekend, six months to the day after undergoing a life-saving double lung transplant

Cops: Connecticut man arrested with loaded gun at NYC airport

Authorities say a Connecticut man has been arrested after they discovered he was carrying a loaded handgun during a security screening at LaGuardia Airport

New budget figures show Connecticut deficit has grown to $256 million

New state revenue estimates show Connecticut's budget deficits for this fiscal year and the next have worsened once again