Pawcatuck woman charged with DWI after chasing down school bus, other driver

Police charged a Pawcatuck woman with driving under the influence and driving to intimidate or harass Thursday afternoon after they say she chased down a school bus in her car and later tried to force another driver off the road after the driver...

Police logs - May 30

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Newly independent Ledyard police aim to cut down accidents

Independent since Feb. 1 and equipped with first-ever town police chief, John Rich, the Ledyard force has begun an accident-reduction initiative and say they're already seeing some progress.

Police logs - May 29

Arrests by state and local police departments.

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A sunny new season

Good things seem to be in the air, with the change of seasons.

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My Pet Pal: Pelé

Play some ball with Pelé.

Take a Hike: Groton

Stroll through Haley Farm, see historic sights at the Sheep Farm, or bike through Bluff Point for Trails Day.

Rotary Club of Mystic gets $28,514 check from Mystic half marathon

The Hartford Marathon Foundation has presented a $28,514 donation to the Rotary Club of Mystic after the two organizations produced the popular Mystic Half Marathon and 10K on May 15. All the proceeds will help fund the charitable works of the club.

Niantic Memorial Day vigil

Richard Goodrow of Niantic, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the U.S. Navy, looks on as taps is played, during the annual Memorial Day Weekend Candle Light Vigil held at the Niantic Town Green on Sunday.

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Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil

Members of a parish closed by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston have held a final service before leaving the church they've occupied in an around-the-clock vigil since 2004

Connecticut focuses on developing TV and digital industry

Connecticut focuses on growing the television and digital media industry despite early goals to be "Hollywood East"

Package explodes at New York prison guard's home, burns him

Authorities say an exploding package seriously burned a prison guard who found and opened it near his central New York home, and they're working to determine who sent it and why

DOT, Metro-North move ahead with Walk Bridge agreements

Connecticut's Department of Transportation and Metro-North Railroad are moving ahead with agreements to eventually replace the 120-year-old swing bridge over the Norwalk River