VIDEO: New England Harp Day at CGA


Virgiree Knox-Pettaway pauses waiting for her part during a rehearsal session as part of New England Harp Day the Coast Guard Academy in New London Saturday.

Sub base plans security drills May 1-5

From May 1 to 5, the Naval Submarine base will be participating in Naval Security Force drills along the waterfront that will include live automatic weapons firing with blanks.

Coast Guard commemorates its first African-American commissioned officer

On April 14, 1943, Joseph Charles Jenkins completed his training at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London and received his officer’s commission to become the first officially recognized African-American officer in the country’s...

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Norwich principal will take over Waterford's Great Neck School

Billie Shea will take over at Great Neck, seven years after it opened in a brand-new building as part of the consolidation of Waterford’s elementary schools in 2010.

Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation plans annual meeting Tuesday

The Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation will host is annual meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Flanders Fish Market, 22 Chesterfield Road.

Norwich anti-bullying group hosts World Youth Day celebration

The Greater Norwich Anti-Bullying Coalition will celebrate its 15th anniversary as part of the annual World Youth Day celebration from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 5 in the Broadway parking deck adjacent to United Congregational Church.

Groton police cancel Silver Alert

Police have canceled a Silver Alert issued Friday for 15-year-old Ariana Orkney.

Accident injures motorcyclist in Stonington

A collision shortly after 3 p.m. near the intersection of Taugwonk Road and Route 184 closed part of that intersection.

Man struck by lightning in Stonington

The man was conscious and alert after the incident, and reported a burn on his left arm.

STATE

David Ortiz to address grads of Rhode Island tech college

Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is getting his first honorary degree, as he delivers the commencement address to graduates of a technical college in Rhode Island

Hundreds gather at Connecticut Capitol in support of immigrants

Several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the Capitol on Saturday to declare their support for the state’s immigrant community and to further denounce President Donald Trump’s immigration policies by proclaiming they’re...

Yale grad students still fasting while College Republicans feast

The smell of barbecue wasn’t enough to weaken the resolve Friday of eight Yale University graduate student teachers who have not eaten in days. The students are protesting the university’s unwillingness to negotiate a contract with its...

Park funding stream appears to have bipartisan support

A proposed vehicle registration fee benefiting Connecticut parks appears to have bipartisan support amid the testy partisan budget battle

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