Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed a state budget last February that recommended a $14.17 million cut in municipal aid to Groton, a proposal that had significant economic and political fallout.
The 2016 controversy over lavish trips to the Kentucky Derby hosted by the Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative continued in 2017, with ethics violation rulings in Norwich and Groton and more state scrutiny over municipal utilities.
The deal was signed April 19 by town and Mohegan tribal leaders to turn over the 388-acre former Norwich Hospital property to Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment.
The Centers for Disease Control this month said more than 63,600 people died of drug overdoses in the United States in 2016, a 21 percent increase over the previous year.
A look back at some notable figures who died in 2017
Leadership at the New London Police Department changed with little fanfare on Jan. 10, the official last day for former New London police Chief Margaret Ackley.
New London native Manuel “Manny” Rivera surprised the school board this summer with the news he planned to retire.
NFL protests and President Donald Trump's feud with the league over the issue was the biggest sports story of 2017
News came in November that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development had released $1.28 million to fund housing vouchers that will lead to the relocation of the nearly 350 people residing at the troubled Thames River Apartments.
The department sought to sever the parental rights of Kirsten Fauquet to her five children, ages 6, 5, 3, 2 and 1, and of John Stratzman, the biological father of three of the children. The couple's 3-year-old son suffered near starvation after DCF...
Three years after semi-professional racing fans cheered Glastonbury businessman Bruce Bemer for his rescue of the New London-Waterford Speedbowl from dire financial straits, the future of the Speedbowl and the moral implications of frequenting the...
After 11 years of waiting, the Hamlin family heard two men admit to a judge in July and August 2017 that they were guilty of fatally beating 40-year-old Anthony "Ant" Hamlin and leaving his body in a Ledyard field on Jan. 28, 2006.
The Day's writers select their favorite CDs of 2017. Remedies Soup One listen to this band and you'll know immediately they're from Hawaii or some tropical paradise. Just kidding.
The Day's writers discuss the movies and TV series they liked most in 2017. MOVIES Get Out In his feature-film directorial debut, Jordan Peele creates a culturally relevant thriller that...
The Day's dining critics are gazing back on what they reviewed this past year and detailing some notable dishes and experiences.
The Day's arts writers reflect on the best local art exhibitions of 2017.
The Day's arts writers reflect on the best local and locally-related live performances they saw in 2017.