Unopposed in the 43rd District, Urban touts accomplishments

Democratic State Rep. Diana Urban, who is running unopposed for her eighth term representing the 43rd District (Stonington and North Stonington) points out that she has accomplished much in the past two years.

Mumford Cove Association puts up fence at edge of Haley Farm State Park

The Mumford Cove Association has erected a metal fence and gate on its property at the end of Neptune Drive in an effort to keep hikers, runners and cyclists at Haley Farm State Park from entering the neighborhood.

Sachem Fund invites 4 finalists to present plans for grants in Norwich

Four finalists in what could be the final round of grant allocations in the Sachem Fund will be invited to give presentations to the committee overseeing the program next month.

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An apple a day, the teachers at Regional Multicultural Magnet School in New London say

Groups of students filed into the Regional Multicultural Magnet School cafeteria Friday and were given a Gala apple from Blue Hills Orchard in Wallingford to mark "Food Day," which was created by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public...

Waterford board backs 3-year deal with teachers

The Board of Education unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the Waterford Federation of Classroom Teachers at the board’s meeting Thursday.

Stonington building committee looks at possible sites for new middle school

The K-12 School Building Committee is considering three properties in town for the site of a new middle school, which has emerged as the preferred option among school officials for upgrading the town's aging elementary schools.

Second suspect charged in Norwich stabbing

Police arrested a second person Thursday in connection with a stabbing last month in which an unidentified victim suffered serious injuries.

Norwich gathering looks at procedures, pitfalls of interactions with law enforcement

Norwich police and the NAACP on Thursday sponsored "Both Sides of the Law," a forum to explain why police do the things they do.

Police identify woman found last week in Niantic River

State police today identified the woman whose body was discovered last week near the shore of the Niantic River as 42-year-old Julie Lanati of East Lyme.

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Comptroller candidates want to bolster transparency, fiscal security

The candidates vying to become Connecticut’s chief fiscal guardian agree more must be done to improve state government’s transparency and fiscal security.

Foley a no-show for latest gubernatorial debate

The discussion of the issues in the latest Connecticut gubernatorial debate was overshadowed by the elephant who was not in the room — Republican candidate Tom Foley.

Sandy Hook panel to hear from 2 victims' parents

Hartford (AP) — A panel created to develop policy recommendations in the wake of the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School is expected to hear Friday from the parents of two children who were killed.

Nine in state quarantined for possible Ebola exposure

Nine people in Connecticut have been quarantined by the state for possible exposure to Ebola, the state Department of Public Health said Thursday.

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