Portion of falling tree collides with occupied car in Groton

About half of those who live on or around Midway Oval were without power for more than two hours Friday after a large tree fell on a car, taking wires with it.

Ledyard police respond to rollover crash, find no one on scene

Police on Friday morning launched an investigation after they came across a car on its roof that had no one inside.

Waterford shaken by news of ECSU student's death

Dylan Konakowitz is pictured in this undated photo. The 21-year-old sophomore and Waterford native was found dead Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in his Eastern Connecticut State University dormitory. (Courtesy of Stacey Konakowitz)

The news that sophomore Dylan Konakowitz was found dead in his Eastern Connecticut State University dormitory Wednesday hit Waterford hard.

Stonington police determine woman falsely reported home invasion

Stonington police say that a reported home invasion at a residence on Hewitt Road Tuesday morning did not happen.



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Marcia Gipstein wins service award for Ledge Light restoration efforts

Marcia Gipstein reacts to receiving the Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award. (photo by Andrew Bell)

Marcia Gipstein of Groton received the 2017 Jacqueline B. Nixon Community Service Award in August for her nine-year commitment to restoring the Ledge Light lighthouse.

Schechter students recognize Community Helpers

Solomon Schecter Academy students visit Cohanzie Fire Department to share cards and food. (photo submitted by Laura Frommer)

In remembrance of Sept. 11, Solomon Schechter Academy students and staff walked to the Cohanzie Fire Department to spend time with community helpers.

With lines of communication down, locals worry about family in Puerto Rico

Students hold a prayer gathering at NFA for Puerto Rican hurricane victims on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (Claire Bessette/The Day)

Manuel Sanchez, a senior at Norwich Free Academy, ran his finger over a map of Puerto Rico tracing the path of the eye of Hurricane Maria, showing that his hometown of Jayuya in a mountainous region took a direct hit.

Edgerton housing development wins approval

The Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved plans for a 72-unit, mixed-income housing development at the site of the long-vacant former Edgerton School property.



Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

In this April 14, 2017 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,  the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease

Unions, community advocates urge governor to veto budget

Labor union members and community advocates have rallied at the Connecticut Capitol to urge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to veto a Republican budget approved by the legislature

2 hurt when Clinton mobile home explodes

Two people had to be pulled from the burning wreckage of a mobile home that exploded in Connecticut

Waterbury college dismisses 5 employees amid theft probe

A private for-profit college in Connecticut has dismissed five employees as police investigate the suspected theft of $47,000 believed to have been paid out in bogus tuition reimbursement checks