Florence Griswold Museum director to retire after four decades


Jeffrey Andersen, who over the last four decades has turned the Florence Griswold Museum into a "major regional art museum," is retiring as its director.

Connecticut among coalition opposing Trump's plan to cancel Clean Power Plan

Connecticut has joined a coalition of 23 states, cities and counties in opposing the executive order issued by President Trump on Tuesday to pave the way for elimination of the Clean Power Plan Rule.

Wheeler library continues climate change series Wednesday

The library will host a talk titled "Climate Change in the American Mind" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 29.

Police: Driver in fatal Waterford crash was drunk, driving 60 mph

The driver who allegedly caused the December crash that killed a local woman and seriously injured her mother was driving 60 mph a half-second before the wreck and had a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, according to...

Some New London schools put on brief lockdown Monday as police searched for wanted man

New London — Several schools were put on a brief lockdown Monday morning while police searched for a wanted person. Between 9:10 and 9:45 a.m., the New London Police Department requested the Smith-Bent Child Center,...

Three injured, one seriously, in Pawcatuck crash on Saturday

Three people were injured, one seriously, in a two-car crash on Route 2 in Pawcatuck Saturday morning.

Old Saybrook police issue bulletin for runaway 13-year-old boy

Anthony Bossa, is described as black, with black hair, brown eyes, five feet, one inch tall and weighing 105 pounds

New London man arrested on drug charges

A New London man was arrested Friday on drug charges after a witness working with police purchased crack cocaine.

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Former Navy sailor says she was forced out after filing sexual harassment claim against superior

A former Navy sailor is suing the Navy over her other-than-honorable discharge, which she alleges she received after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a superior.

Former Iraqi interpreter has mixed feelings on Trump ban

A former Iraqi interpreter who worked for the U.S. military early on in the Iraq War weighs in on Trump's original and new travel bans.

International Ice Patrol names enlisted petty officer of the year

New London — The U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol has selected Marine Science Technician First Class Steven Skeen as the unit's Enlisted Person of the Year for 2016. Skeen distinguished himself as a leader during a taxing...

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Gun control advocates say Newtown ruling is bad precedent

Gun control advocates are asking the Connecticut Supreme Court for permission to file briefs in an appeal involving the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown school shooting

Ex-cop pleads guilty to stealing $200K from police union

A former Pittsfield officer has pleaded guilty to charges he embezzled more than $200,000 from the police union account he was entrusted to manage

Overdue hiker dressed in layers, used trash bag for cover

Rescuers say an overdue hiker wore additional layers of clothing and got into a large trash bag to stay protected while waiting for assistance in the White Mountain National Forest