An overhaul for Mystic Seaport's steamboat Sabino


Workers at the Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard, with a crew from Brownell Systems Inc., move the steamboat Sabino into the main shop building at the shipyard Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.

Ledyard schools seek more teachers

Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Byars on Wednesday presented the Board of Education with a request for an increase of approximately six full-time staff members.

New London, schools battle over state funds

Hoping to resolve a financial disagreement with City Hall that threatens to create a budget shortfall of almost half a million dollars, New London schools administrators appealed directly to the state.

Boat models stolen in Stonington Borough

Stonington — Police are investigating a Wednesday morning incident in which a woman got out of a car, smashed the window of the Water Street Barber Shop in the borough and stole two boat models valued at $400...

New London council can't agree on police pact

A measure to fund a new police contract failed by a 3-3 vote Monday after city councilors disagreed about how to pay for the contract.

Accident cleared on I-95 in Stonington

Stonington — Cars are moving again after a rollover accident on Interstate 95 south between Exits 90 and 91 stalled traffic in the area.

UPDATED: Norwich police cancel bulletin for missing teen

Norwich — Police have cancelled a Silver Alert for an endangered 16-year-old runaway who has been missing since Friday.

New London police identify woman who died on Saturday

Police today identified the woman who died Saturday as 23-year-old Sarah Ann Ruggles, with a last known address in Jackson, Michigan.

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Why is no one walking the Amistad plank?

Chief State's Attorney Kevin Kane should investigate Amistad America finances.

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Courtney: Ohio-class submarine replacement program going as planned

A separate fund, outside of the Navy's shipbuilding budget, that would support the Navy's new nuclear missile submarines is expected to receive the green light when the president signs the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act into law.

12 sub sailors investigated in filming of female officers

Twelve sailors are reportedly under investigation in connection with an alleged incident where their female shipmates were secretly recorded while undressing in a submarine shower over a period of 10 months, according to a Dec. 11 article from the...

U.S. Marine charged in Filipino transgender slaying

Philippine government prosecutors charged a U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino, saying the suspect acknowledged attacking the victim after he found out she was a transgender.

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Connecticut DMV won't allow three-wheeled vehicle

Hartford (AP) — The Conneticut Department of Motor Vehicles has rejected an attempt to vehicle maker Polaris to have its three-wheeled Slingshot classified as a motorcycle.

Pryor heading to Rhode Island as secretary of commerce

Outgoing Connecticut Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor has been nominated to lead the Department of Commerce in Rhode Island — a state with the third-highest unemployment rate in the country.