Filmmaker in Ruley project conveys passions, dreams to Norwich students

California filmmaker Glenn Palmedo-Smith made a final stop in Norwich at the end of his two-week visit, helping his 25-year dream come true.

New London in boxer’s corner for big fight

In a ceremony on the steps of City Hall that at times felt like a pre-fight hype event, Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio on Wednesday morning recognized Shelly “Shelito's Way” Vincent, a city native who will fight for the Universal Boxing...

Groton social services agency announces name change, new mission

The agency formerly known as Noank Group Homes and Support Services has announced a name change and expanded mission in time for its annual fundraiser gala Saturday at the Mystic Arts Center.

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Groton town, city wrangle over costs of policing

Town and city leaders have wrestled for years over the cost of police protection, how much the town should pay and whether Groton needs three police departments - one in the town, one in Groton City and one in Groton Long Point.

Norwich Salvation Army finds home for holiday programs

Following a fire that badly damaged its Main Street building, the Salvation Army has found a temporary home for the holidays to conduct its Christmas gift and food distribution operations.

Report: Montville's hands mostly tied when it comes to economy

The message from data gathered for this year’s Community Profile Report is that trends in Montville are largely beyond the town’s control, according to Town Planner Marcia Vlaun.

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School defends barring Milford student who visited Nigeria

Milford’s school superintendent is defending her decision to bar a third-grader from returning to school after visiting West Africa because of concern the girl may have contracted Ebola.\n

In Norwich, Malloy says perception of Connecticut as anti-business is incorrect

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, locked in a dead heat with Republican Tom Foley in a bid to win a second term, told business leaders here Wednesday morning that his administration battles the perception that his state is a tough place to do business.

State to help finance Electric Boat expansion

Washington – Gov. Dannel Malloy is set to announce that the Department of Economic and Community Development will provide General Dynamics Electric Boat $10 million in assistance to help the submarine maker purchase one of the buildings that...

Yale student blasts state's quarantine

A Yale doctoral student said Tuesday that the Connecticut order to quarantine him at home following his return from Liberia was based on politics — not science — and he fears the shifting guidelines across the U.S. will discourage other health...

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