Millstone gets another NRC violation for feedwater pump

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has cited Millstone Power Station owner Dominion Resources for a violation of “very low safety significance” for failure of a critical backup pump that has repeated problems in the past.

New London neighbors prepare to fight affordable housing development

Neighbors of the former Edgerton School arrived in droves at a City Council meeting Monday to voice their displeasure with a proposal by the new owner to build a 124-unit affordable housing complex.

State seeks dismissal of Schaghticoke suit over third casino law

State officials asked a federal court Monday to dismiss the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s challenge of the 2015 law that enabled the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to begin a process that could lead to their opening a third Connecticut...

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Bill allowing children to be prescribed medical marijuana awaits Malloy's signature

The state Senate on Friday passed a bill legalizing medical marijuana for children, following passage by the House earlier in April. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s office said Monday he plans to sign the bill, which will take effect on Oct. 1.

Waterford RTM begins final review of town 2016-17 budget

Waterford's 22-member Representative Town Meeting began its four-day review of the 2016-17 budget proposal with discussion of the police, public works and emergency management requests.

Grassroots East to hold candidate forum in East Lyme

Grassroots East has announced that it will hold a forum on Monday in East Lyme for the delegates to the state convention on May 9 to meet federal candidates for office.

Four charged in pellet gun drive-by shooting in Waterford

Four individuals wanted in connection with a drive-by pellet gun shooting in Waterford were apprehended in Montville Wednesday afternoon.

Police identify woman found dead at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital

Police have identified the patient at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, whose Tuesday death appears to be suspicious, as 32-year-old Roberta Karr of Norwich.

State police to help Connecticut nonprofit collect wheelchairs Saturday

State police on Saturday will open barracks across the state for wheelchair collection in an effort to help a Connecticut-based nonprofit that refurbishes and redistributes the wheelchairs to people in need around the world, police said.

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Save State Street's Mercer Building

The new plan for an arts magnet high school at the Garde Arts Center calls for the demolition of...

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Connecticut Democrats say no vote on budget deal Wednesday

House Democratic leaders say lawmakers won't vote Wednesday night on new budget for next fiscal year, saying there's not enough time to fully debate the bill before the legislature adjourns at midnight

Highlights of what passed, failed in legislative session

Medical marijuana for children and armed community college police forces are among the host of bills that passed during this year's regular session of the Connecticut General Assembly

New York man pleads guilty to role in ATM skimming scam

A New York man has admitted to his role in a scheme that installed skimmers on bank ATMs across Rhode Island to steal more than $709,000 from unsuspecting victims

NTSB says no evidence of explosion in fatal NY plane crash

An investigator says the debris field of wreckage from a small plane that broke apart over Long Island is consistent with "pieces coming off while it was in flight" and not evidence of an explosion

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