Summer is busy for Groton teachers


Groton teachers this year taught writing to 319 students during a summer academy, and attended workshops in math, English as a second language and encouraging positive behavior.

In discussing race, East Lyme community urged to find its 'shared humanity'

A community conversation on race was held Friday evening at the East Lyme Senior Center.

Chilling in the rain

Egrets spend time at a pond near Shennecossett Beach during a rainstorm Friday.

Man rescued from truck in Oxoboxo Lake

A man whose pickup truck went into Oxoboxo Lake was helped to safety by a boater Friday evening.

UPDATED: All lanes clear after crashes cause delays on I-95 in Old Lyme

Traffic on Interstate 95 north was backed up just beyond the Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge because of a two-car crash, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Fallen tree closes Dayton Road in Waterford

A portion of Dayton Road will be closed until around midnight because a tree fell and took down power wires with it, police said.

UPDATED: All lanes open after crash on I-95 in New London

All lanes of Interstate 95 north have been reopened, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Groton man charged with $1.2 million theft from family's estate

A Groton man is due in court next week to face charges in the theft of more than $1.2 million from the estate of his deceased in-laws.

MILITARY/DEFENSE

Coast Guard Band to stay in New London

The Coast Guard Band is here to stay, Adm. Paul Zukunft announced Tuesday.

Naval Submarine School celebrates staff excellence

Groton — Navy Diver 1st Class Ryan Foster is Naval Submarine School's Sailor of the Third Quarter 2016. Foster was selected July 11, in award ceremonies sponsored by the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 20. Foster is the...

Destroyer vets can find out about reunions on Tin Can Sailors

Attention destroyer veterans: Is your ship having a reunion? If you'd like to learn about it contact us and we'll let you know. More than 475 ship reunions are registered with Tin Can Sailors. Call 1 877-846-2267 or email

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New Sandy Hook school opens nearly four years after massacre

The public will get its first glimpse of the Connecticut school built to replace the one where 20 first-graders and six educators were massacred

Based in Rhode Island, the country's newest tall ship set to train students

Resembling an American naval vessel of the early 1800s, the country's newest tall ship is set to sail with its first students in an education-at-sea program also aimed at personal growth

Female firefighters in Massachusetts part of national trend

The number of female firefighters has steadily but slowly risen across the country over the last few decades