State's boating laws could be updated in 2015

A legislative delegation moved by the August tubing death of a Greenwich High School honors student wants the General Assembly to take a closer look at Connecticut's boating laws.

Snowy owls expected to return to Connecticut

A conservation group says snowy owls are expected to return to Connecticut and other nearby states in significant numbers this year.

Standardized sentences ease uncertainty for juvenile offenders at training school

The state Department of Children and Families now gives every inmate sent to the Connecticut Juvenile Training School either a six- or 12-month sentence from the day they arrive. The change was made to correct a sentencing system that many felt had...

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Grant aims to expand indoor farming in state

Some Connecticut berry farmers may soon be growing their crops in the dead of winter.

VIDEO: Connecticut moviegoers line up for 'The Interview'

A Hartford theater has been doing brisk business as moviegoers lined up to watch "The Interview," dismissing North Korean outrage and the response by Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Katz reappointed to lead children's advocacy agency

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Tuesday that Joette Katz will remain in charge of the Department of Children and Families.

2 Connecticut theaters to show 'The Interview'

Moviegoers in Connecticut who want to watch "The Interview" have a choice of two theaters screening the film at the center of an international storm involving Hollywood, Washington, D.C., and North Korea.

Malloy appointees get holiday raises of up to 12 percent

The holidays will be a little merrier for about 200 appointees of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and other constitutional officers: They are getting raises ranging from three percent to 12 percent at an annual cost of $1.4 million.

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State police launch operation S.A.N.T.A.

State police announced today that it has launched Operation S.A.N.T.A., its enforcement program for the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season.

Montville game store larceny suspects sought by police

State police and the Montville Resident Trooper's Office are seeking the public's help in identifying two suspects in a larceny last week.

Sterling woman charged with possession of drugs

Sterling - Kaila Burditt, 25, of 1097 Plainfield Pike was charged Monday with possession of narcotics, narcotics outside their original container and five counts of risk of injury to a minor. 

Deep River man dies in Essex car accident

A 28-year-old Deep River man was the victim of a fatal car accident in Essex Monday morning.

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Connecticut Yankee site in limbo as conservationists keep up hope

Conservationists have their eye on former Connecticut Yankee property.

Mystic Aquarium had hand in whale study published in online scientific journal

Mystic — Mystic Aquarium announced Tuesday that a new study on beluga whales, based on research on beluga whales at the aquarium, has been published in PLOS ONE, an international peer-reviewed, open-access online publication about science and...

DEEP to hold public hearing on fishery management

Old Lyme — The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Marine Fisheries Division will host a public hearing of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Draft Addendum XXVI to the summer flounder, scup and...

Westerly Hospital offering diabetes workshops

Westerly — Westerly Hospital will offer a five-week course beginning in January to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills to manage diabetes successfully.