Presidents Day Closings

Here's what's open and what's closed Monday, Feb. 20.

Old Lyme submits 82-page argument against rail bypass to FRA

The town has submitted a rebuttal of a proposed Old Saybrook to Kenyon, R.I., rail bypass that challenges the proposal on environmental, cultural and economic grounds.

Benny’s in Waterford will close Feb. 28

The company’s other stores in Groton, Norwich and Old Saybrook will remain open, along with the other two Connecticut locations and two dozen Massachusetts and Rhode Island locations.

Police searching for missing Norwich 12-year-old

State police issued a Silver Alert on Saturday evening for a 12-year-old boy missing from Norwich since earlier Saturday.

Police investigating burned mailboxes in North Stonington

Several mailboxes in the area of Wintechog Hill Road were destroyed when they were set on fire, according to state police.

Police issue Silver Alert for missing Norwich teen

State police issued a Silver Alert Saturday for a missing 13-year-old boy from Norwich.

Lisbon man charged with risk of injury, first-degree sexual assault

State police charged a 27-year-old Lisbon man in Stafford following an investigation of a report from an 11-year-old girl of a sexual relationship with her mother's live-in boyfriend.

Police say two men brandished fake guns in New London

A report of disturbance involving firearms Thursday evening led to the arrest of two men who were carrying fake guns.




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Trump references Russian spy ship in news conference Thursday

In responding to questions about contact made between his administration and Russia, President Donald Trump referenced the Russian ship spotted Wednesday in international waters off the coast of Connecticut.

Russian spy ship spotted patrolling 30 miles off Connecticut coast

The U.S. maritime boundary extends 12 miles from the coast, so the Cold War-era ship, which was spotted patrolling 30 miles from the Naval Submarine Base Wednesday, was in international waters, and not doing anything illegal.

Thames River Detachment cancels Feb. 14 meeting

The Marine Corps League Thames River Detachment's Feb. 14 business meeting is canceled.



Democrats holding forums on impact of Obama health care law

Democratic members of Congress from Connecticut are meeting with constituents to discuss the impact of former President Barack Obama's health car law

Hartford police investigating fatal overnight shooting

Hartford Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the city's North End that left one man dead

Bill would require president to disclose financial interests

Members of Congress from Rhode Island and Massachusetts are pushing legislation that would require the president to publicly disclose any personal financial interests that would be at stake before acting on trade matters