Hawking hungry over the Mystic


An adult red-shouldered hawk takes flight Tuesday in search of food from a tree high over the frozen Mystic River in Stonington.

Preston ethics board reviewing new complaint, weighing rule changes

The Ethics Commission started reviewing a new complaint behind closed doors Tuesday, but the agency will need to change some rules before it can act on the matter.

Norwich mayor lays out development goals

Sections of Mayor Deberey Hinchey’s new economic development strategy plan presented to the City Council Monday echoed themes in her recent state of the city address.

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Man on casino bus charged with sexual assault

State police arrested a New York man Monday for allegedly making sexual contact with a fellow passenger on a bus headed to Mohegan Sun Casino.

Essay contest aims to inspire young voters

Believing that democracy is not a spectator sport, the League of Women Voters of Southeastern Connecticut is sponsoring an essay contest on “Why Young People Should Vote in Local Elections.”

Hospitals balk at latest tax increase, other Malloy budget moves

Hospital officials testify about proposed budget cuts before the state Appropriations Committee.

Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock device

Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night.

Police search for missing Ledyard teen

Ledyard — Police are searching for Ledyard teenager who has been missing since Sunday.

Priest from Greek church in Norwich victim in Route 2 fatal crash

Members of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are mourning the loss of their pastor, Father Matthew Baker, who died in a motor vehicle crash Sunday in Norwich.

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The $341,580 park planning for Seaside

Gov. Malloy finds money for planning for one new park but not another, while also proposing cuts to...

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Malloy, Wyman to attend unveiling of Mohegan Sun hotel plan

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will join Mohegan tribal officials Thursday morning at a press conference regarding plans for Mohegan Sun’s new hotel, the casino announced. 

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Former House Speaker Gordon Fox was charged and agreed to plead guilty to bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse,...

State debates how to regulate Uber, others

Connecticut is the latest state to grapple with how to regulate Uber and other ride-hailing services being embraced by the public but angering the long-established taxi and livery industry.

Home-schooling parents upset with Newtown panel proposals

Parents’ rights organizations from across Connecticut, including home schoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

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