Police logs - May 2

Arrests by state and local police departments.

Police say car driven by overdose victim strikes utility pole in Ledyard

A Groton woman, who police say overdosed on prescription medication, was charged with driving under the influence Saturday after they say she struck a utility pole on Cove Road and then left the scene.

Stonington Police charge Stoneridge employee with disabling smoke detector

Stonington police charged a employee of the Stone Ridge retirement community with breach of peace Friday afternoon after they say he disabled a smoke detector in the dining room so it would not be set off by cooking.

Police logs - May 1

Arrests by state and local police departments.

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The Republican ascent

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

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New London church buys home to welcome refugees

All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church completed the purchase of a home at 25 Jay St. last week with plans to begin renovations and provide a “soft landing” for incoming families in the months ahead.

Tune-up time

Robert Bareiss of New London, chairman of Bike NL, works on donated bicycles in his State Street facility, Sunday.

Public input sought on Barn Island report

Popular with hikers, boaters, hunters and bird watchers, with diverse and ecologically important habitats and significant scientific and historic assets, the Barn Island Wildlife Management Area is in need of an overall plan to guide how the...

Community forum slated for Tuesday on Stonington school project

The K-12 School Building Committee will hold a second community meeting on Tuesday to update residents on the progress of design work for the $69 million renovation and expansion of West Vine Street and Deans Mill schools. The hour-long meeting will...

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Firefighters contain huge fire at New York City church

The main body of a fire that heavily damaged a historic church in New York City has been knocked down

Home invasion prosecutor retiring after 46-year career

One of Connecticut's longest-serving prosecutors is retiring after a 46-year career

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company's latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers

Connecticut Senate passes retirement savings program

The Senate passed legislation Saturday creating a retirement savings program for the estimated 600,000 Connecticut residents who do not have a retirement savings plan available to them through their employer, according to a press release from Senate...