DOT to remove trees damaged by gypsy moths

The state Department of Transportation said it plans to remove about 170 trees along Interstate 95 southbound, between Exit 74 in East Lyme and Exit 70 in Old Lyme, that were "significantly damaged and compromised" due to the infestation of gypsy...

Electric Boat delivers future submarine Colorado to the Navy

Colorado is the 15th Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarine to be delivered to the Navy.

Ledyard police respond to rollover crash, find no one on scene

Police on Friday morning launched an investigation after they came across a car on its roof that had no one inside.

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Edgerton housing development wins approval

The Planning and Zoning Commission on Thursday unanimously approved plans for a 72-unit, mixed-income housing development at the site of the long-vacant former Edgerton School property.

Mystic Aquarium receives $150,000 grant for Long Island Sound exhibit

U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday that Mystic Aquarium has received $150,000 in federal funds to develop a new Long Island Sound exhibit.

Groton celebrates completion of three solar farms

Groton officials on Thursday celebrated the construction of three solar farms in Groton, which were all completed in the last few months.

Portion of falling tree collides with occupied car in Groton

About half of those who live on or around Midway Oval were without power for more than two hours Friday after a large tree fell on a car, taking wires with it.

Stonington police determine woman falsely reported home invasion

Stonington police say that a reported home invasion at a residence on Hewitt Road Tuesday morning did not happen.

Police link Norwich woman to credit card fraud case

A 50-year-old Norwich woman is facing felony larceny charges linked to alleged credit card fraud.

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Aaron Hernandez had severe CTE; daughter sues NFL, Pats

In this April 14, 2017 file photo, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts to his double murder acquittal after the sixth day of jury deliberations at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston. Hernandez's lawyer said Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017,  the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, Pool, File)

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer said the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed signs of a degenerative brain disease

Unions, community advocates urge governor to veto budget

Labor union members and community advocates have rallied at the Connecticut Capitol to urge Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to veto a Republican budget approved by the legislature

2 hurt when Clinton mobile home explodes

Two people had to be pulled from the burning wreckage of a mobile home that exploded in Connecticut

Waterbury college dismisses 5 employees amid theft probe

A private for-profit college in Connecticut has dismissed five employees as police investigate the suspected theft of $47,000 believed to have been paid out in bogus tuition reimbursement checks

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