Jordan Cove Road bridge to be closed in Waterford for 90 days

A portion of Jordan Cove Road will be closed for 90 days beginning next week as crews work to replace the bridge over the Jordan River.

Ledyard woman accused of hitting an elderly person with her purse

Police arrested a town woman Tuesday after they said she got into an argument with her mother and grandmother and struck one of them with her purse.

Police: Man threatened clerk, baby with rock in Norwich robbery

Facebook has once again helped police solve a crime, this time a robbery in which a man with a large rock threatened a sales clerk and her 1-month-old baby.

Second man pleads guilty in 2006 Hamlin homicide

The mother of homicide victim Anthony Hamlin has, as of Tuesday, heard two men admit to a judge that they pummeled her son until he died in a Ledyard field in January 2006.



Why is officer accused of excessive force still on the street?

Investigations into police department findings that Officer Deana Nott used excessive force have...


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Kindness in Real Life: Great Gaspers keep up the good fight every day they walk

Members of the Great Gaspers Society gather on the Waterford lawn of Vicki Frausini-Moran, a respiratory therapist at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, now affiliated with Yale-New Haven.

Every day they wake up, fighting difficult breathing, doing activities while still feeling short of breath, but they persevere.

In absence of state budget, Groton education officials wait and worry

The Groton school district has been adjusting to the $3 million cut to the Board of Education-approved budget and the cost-saving closure of Pleasant Valley Elementary – and that's not even factoring in the fiscal uncertainty around...

Solar eclipse draws Connecticut astronomy buffs south, new fans outdoors

Monday's eclipse already has captured the imagination both of those planning to visit the so-called 'path of totality' and local astronomy buffs willing to stay at home for a partial eclipse.

Ledge Light tours continue despite lack of power

New London Ledge Light Foundation volunteers wave as they open the front doors to New London Ledge Light as a tour aboard the Project Oceanography research vessel Enviro Lab II approaches the lighthouse on Aug. 6, 2015.  A problem with a cable that brings electricity to the lighthouse from the mainland has left most of the structure in the dark.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

New London Ledge Light has gone dark. Most of it, anyway. The century-old lighthouse at the mouth of the Thames River lost power sometime in April, forcing its keepers to use generators to continue restoration work and tours.



Owner: Cafe probed in death of broadcaster's wife was closed

The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died

50 cent tax hike on cigarettes takes effect in Rhode Island

The tax on a pack of cigarettes in Rhode Island is now 50 cents higher

Accidental deaths of endangered whale threaten its survival

In this April 10, 2008, file photo, a North Atlantic right whale breaks the ocean surface off Provincetown, Mass., in Cape Cod Bay. Marine conservation groups say the endangered North Atlantic right whale is having such a bad year for accidental deaths that all the mortality could challenge the species' ability to recover in the future. There are thought to be no more than 500 of the giant animals left. Biologists say there have been 12 known deaths of the whales since April, meaning about 2 percent of the population had died in just a few months. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Marine conservation groups say accidental deaths this year among the endangered North Atlantic right whales threaten the species' survival

Westerly school district proposes ending cheese sandwich policy

A Rhode Island school district is considering doing away with serving cheese sandwiches to children when their parents fall behind on lunch payments