A rainy morning at Eastern Point Beach


City of Groton lifeguard Dylan Crider, of Baltic, shelters from the morning rain at Eastern Point Beach Monday.

Meetings for the week of July 26

Municipal meetings for the week of July 26.

Midsummer music in Old Lyme

People listen to the Manhattan Brass perform during the Midsummer Concert on the grounds of the Florence Griswold Museum

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Lyme Democrats endorse Mattson for selectman, cross-endorse Eno for first selectman

The town's Democrats endorsed incumbent Steven Mattson for selectman and cross-endorsed incumbent Ralph F. Eno Jr. for first selectman at Thursday's caucus.

Salem Democratic caucus nominates slate of candidates

The Salem Demcoratic caucus last week nominated a slate of candidates for various town positions, including Kevin Lyden for first selectmen, a post he's held for the past six years.

Norwich Republican city council candidate withdraws

Endorsed Republican City Council candidate Dr. Benjamin Hong withdrew from the race Friday because of a law that prohibits federal employees from running for local elected offices.

Key witness in Wirth homicide in Norwich hospitalized on eve of court hearing

As the life ebbed out of her in the early morning hours of Dec. 14, 2011, 26-year-old Jaclyn Wirth told a 911 dispatcher she was "pouring out blood," and begged responders to hurry. In the background, her 7-year-old son, Sergio, cried and screamed,...

East Lyme investigator Jean Cavanaugh gives voice to victims of sexual assault

Investigator Jean Cavanaugh's work is heartbreaking, but rewarding. She is a member of a regional multi-disciplinary team of professionals that collaborates on child sexual assault cases. She is a certified forensic interviewer and is sometimes...

Man's swim to Ram Island prompts search

A man whose disappearance while swimming with his wife off Noank led to a search by multiple agencies on Friday — and ultimately the discovery that the man was safe.

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How about a New London premiere of Disney's new Coast Guard film?

"The Finest Hours" tells the story of a daring 1952 Coast Guard rescue and should help fundraising...

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Transgender teen from Connecticut looks to the future

With new sense of self, transgender teen from Conn. looks to the future

2 men killed in separate accidents on Interstate 91

2 men killed in separate accidents Saturday on Interstate 91 in Connecticut

Hours-long standoff with armed man ends in Torrington

Hourslong standoff between police and barricaded armed man ends peacefully in Torrington

Band director in Greenwich accused of bullying kids

Band director in tony Greenwich accused of bullying students, fights to keep job

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