Author to make a case for Rachel Carson's relevance today


If Rachel Carson were alive today, she’d been an activist, much like she was up until her death in 1964.

DEEP to host two hearings on proposed changes to lobster plan

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Marine Fisheries Division will host two public hearings next month of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to gather input on Draft Addendum XXV to the American Lobster Fishery...

Fundraiser for Gingerella scholarship fund slated for Tuesday in Mystic

Mango’s Wood-fired Pizza Co. in Olde Mistick Village will donate 20 percent of customer checks on Tuesday night to a baseball scholarship fund set up at Fitch High School in Groton in memory of the late Joey Gingerella.

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Two information sessions on regional plan to be held next week

Two remaining public information sessions for the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments to present the draft Regional Plan of Conservation and Development will be held next week.

Blumenthal: Amtrak president commits to working to reduce noise issues in Stonington

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., announced Friday that Amtrak's president has committed to collaborate with Stonington to reduce noise issues that violate the town's "Quiet Zone" policy.

Chelsea Gardens Foundation hires director

A 40-year veteran professional fundraiser for an arboretum, museums, aquariums, colleges and cultural arts entities across the country has been hired by the Chelsea Gardens Foundation to raise money, membership and to get the long-planned project...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Montville kayaker

The Coast Guard announced Monday night that it has suspended its search for a local man who left to go flounder fishing on the Thames River Sunday morning and didn’t return.

Police searching for missing Norwich 12-year-old

State police issued a Silver Alert on Saturday evening for a 12-year-old boy missing from Norwich since earlier Saturday.

Police investigating burned mailboxes in North Stonington

Several mailboxes in the area of Wintechog Hill Road were destroyed when they were set on fire, according to state police.

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When the Mohegans duck and cover

The Mohegans publicly praised their departing gaming chief executive at the same time they...

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Scientists hold rally in Boston protest threats to science

Hundreds of scientists and their supporters rallied in historic Copley Square on Sunday, demanding that the Trump administration accept empirical reality on issues such as climate change and highlighting the centrality of objective information to...

Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a fire broke out in a Norwalk home with extreme hoarding conditions

Small plane makes belly landing at Ellington Airport

The pilot of a small plane performing touch-and-go landings at a Connecticut airport has made a belly landing

UConn Health to close its fire department

UConn Health plans to shut down its fire department and paramedic services due to financial pressures

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