Groton police issue traffic notice for Fourth of July parade

Police are telling residents to expect travel delays and congestion Monday due to the Fourth of July Parade.

Fire danger is high, DEEP warns

Forest fire danger levels are “High” because of the dry conditions over the past several weeks, and residents should take special care over the holiday weekend with the use of sparklers, fireworks and other potentially flammable...

Proposed Norwich Dollar General has next door discount store owner worried

Marteen and Sabreen Hanania, owners of USA Dollar Plus at 680 Boswell Ave., Norwich learned Thursday that a Dollar General store is proposed for the former Seafood Etc. building next door. A Family Dollar chain store already has been approved a...

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Holiday closings for Monday

Monday is Independence Day, a state and federal holiday.n Federal, state and municipal offices will be closed. State parks will be open.n Libraries and senior...

Read to Grow launches awareness campaign

To raise awareness and support for its mission to provide free books to all Connecticut newborns, the statewide nonprofit Read to Grow will launch the Books for Every Baby Campaign on Thursday.

Waterford High School Class of 1976 to host multiclass reunion

Waterford High School classes of 1975, 1977, 1978, 1979 are invited to join the Class of 1976 at its 40th reunion to be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at Ocean Beach Park's Port 'N Starboard Banquet Hall.

Ledyard police searching for missing 15-year-old

Police early Friday morning issued a Silver Alert for a missing 15-year-old girl.

Car crashes into New London house, sending driver to hospital

A house at 57 Faire Harbour Place was damaged when a car crashed into a basement bulkhead about 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

Portion of Old Norwich Road partially reopened after crash in Waterford

Old Norwich Road is closed between Laurel Glen Road and state Route 32 because a car crashed into a pole there, according to police.

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Build Coast Guard museum downtown AND at Fort Trumbull

Why not use the proposed site downtown, in a flood zone, as a gateway for a museum at Fort...

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Family: 7,000 baby turkeys killed in Massachusetts barn fire

A Massachusetts family says that about 7,000 baby turkeys have perished in a barn fire in Lancaster

Contractor will testify in lawsuit over fatal Christmas fire

A contractor who initially took the blame for accidentally starting a fire in Connecticut that killed his girlfriend's three children and her parents on Christmas morning in 2011 will testify in a wrongful-death lawsuit and turn over documents

Comptroller proposes sunscreen dispensers at all NYC parks

New York City's comptroller is proposing placing free sunscreen dispensers at all city public parks, beaches, pools and playgrounds to help reduce the risk of skin cancer

Conn. police more likely to use stun guns on minorities

A new report suggests police in Connecticut are more likely to use stun guns on minorities

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