Gales Ferry woman arrested on narcotics charges

Police said they had seized cocaine and marijuana, as well as drug paraphernalia, after serving a search warrant at her residence.

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Arrests by state and local departments around the region.

Power goes out at New London housing for elderly, disabled

A state-subsidized housing complex with about 200 elderly and disabled people lost power early Saturday and residents had to leave their apartments due to the heat, Housing Commission Chairwoman Betsy Gibson said.

Toddler injured at campsite at Rocky Neck State Park

A 17-month-old boy was injured Saturday morning when he fell against a Dutch oven his family was using to cook breakfast at a campsite at Rocky Neck State Park, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Environmental...

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Electric Boat should open its wallet wider

Electric Boat and its corporate parent have pledged only a multi-year donation of $100,000 for the...

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Mattern Farm reborn as Sweet Grass Creamery

Ed Mattern and Carol Wojtkun are putting the finishing touches on Sweet Grass Creamery, a retail milk, cheese and yogurt operation at Mattern Farm, 51 Mattern Road in Preston. The creamery is expected to open this fall.

Norwich hopes for $500,000 grant to study downtown, waterfront traffic changes

The city has applied for a $500,000 transportation study grant for downtown and the waterfront that will consider closing Chelsea Harbor Drive, converting Water Street to two-way traffic, expanding Howard T. Brown Memorial Park to allow safer...

Body discovered in Shetucket River in Norwich

Sgt. John Ley of the Norwich Police Department confirmed that a body was found in the river. He declined to provide any further details, including whether the body was male or female, or whether foul play was suspected.

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Optimism survives on 25th anniversary of Seeds of Peace

Peace is no closer today than it was 25 years ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine

Treasurer: R.I. residents get back $12.2M in unclaimed property

The state treasurer's office says that $12.2 million in unclaimed property was returned to more than 10,000 Rhode Island residents in the last fiscal year

Police: Dozens of intoxicated concertgoers hospitalized

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized, many for excessive drinking, during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper

UConn alums chosen as veterinarians for school mascot

The University of Connecticut's mascot and mascot emeritus have new doctors_ a married couple who attended the school