Volunteers plant garden to help Groton's hungry

The co-owner of Manana Cafe on Poquonnock Road said he sees so many homeless people walk by his restaurant that when a friend said she had extra plants, he and other volunteers planted a garden to help.

Superintendent evaluation at issue as New London nears release from state supervision

New London Public Schools and the Board of Education are on track to be released from direct state supervision in September, about two months later than originally anticipated.

North Stonington residents approve rural road grant, STEAP grant change

North Stonington residents passed two motions, one very narrowly, regarding incoming grant money at Monday night's town meeting.

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Connecticut Sun gives back to community

Norwich Parks and Rec summer campers watch as Connecticut Sun forward Camille Little draws "WNBA" in orange chalk at the Parks and Rec basketball courts on Mahan Drive for an Operation Orange community outreach event Monday.

Montville mourns loss of dedicated tax collector

Residents heading to Town Hall next month to pay their taxes may notice a familiar face missing. Longtime tax collector Joan Zujus passed away May 15 at the age of 77 following a brief illness. She is remembered by town staff and her family for her...

Airborne adventurers: Trapeze and trampoline park opening in Groton

Guests were flipping and flying overhead during an open house Saturday at a new indoor combination trapeze and trampoline park off Flanders Road in Groton.

Truck pulls down live wires, traps passengers in nearby car

Emergency and utility workers were able to deactivate the wires, allowing the passengers to exit the car safely.

Police looking for motorcyclist in connection with Franklin robbery

State police are investigating a robbery at a gas station on Route 32 on Tuesday night.

Motorcyclist listed in serious condition following Old Lyme crash

A man who was flown to the hospital by Life Star helicopter Tuesday after he crashed his motorcycle on Route 156 is listed in serious condition, a Yale-New Haven Hospital official said Wednesday.

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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Connecticut on track to end year with $115.7 million deficit

Comptroller says Connecticut on track to end fiscal year with $115.7 million budget deficit

Senate OKs budget changes; House approves early Tuesday

Connecticut House OKs late changes to state budget that drew criticism from major employers

'Implementer' bills for state budget revive bills that wouldn't have become law

A wide range of legislative priorities that failed to clear both chambers of the General Assembly before the June 3 end of the regular session won final approval early Tuesday as part of a massive budget implementation bill.

Connecticut lawmakers expected to pass state budget changes

Connecticut lawmakers expected to pass state budget changes, pass criminal justice bills

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