Norwich Public Utilities sends utility crews to Puerto Rico

Norwich Public Utilities will send rotating two-person crews to Puerto Rico starting Wednesday as part of a national effort to restore power on the island still recovering from two hurricanes last September.

2017 was a good year for home sales in New London County

New London County had a good year for single-family sales in 2017, with an 8.38 percent increase in the number of sales over 2016 and a 5.39 percent increase in median sale price.

East Lyme Democrats to host three candidates for attorney general

The Democratic Town Committee will host the three Democratic candidates for attorney general: Chris Mattei; State Rep. Mike D’Agostino, D-Hamden; and State Rep. William Tong, D-Stamford, at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 in senior meal site room at the East...

Longtime bookkeeper at Norwich real estate firm charged with stealing more than $71,000

A longtime employee for a local real estate firm was arrested for first-degree larceny Monday following an investigation into alleged financial misappropriations over several years, police said.

Crash victim helps East Lyme police make DUI arrest

Police on Sunday made a DUI arrest after the victim of a car crash followed the alleged perpetrator until officers arrived on scene, according to police.

Norwich police issue alert for missing 20-year-old

Police on Sunday evening issued a Silver Alert for a missing 20-year-old man.

Stonington police charge three in Pawcatuck burglary after foot chase

Stonington police charged three men early Friday morning after they burglarized a Pawcatuck shed and then ran from officers before being apprehended. They were found to be in possession of tools stolen from the shed, illegal drugs and a BB gun used...

Old Saybrook police issue bulletin for missing 17-year-old boy

Logan McKecknie is described as white, six-foot, two inches tall, 120 pounds with black hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing white jeans, a hooded sweatshirt and a baseball cap. Anyone with information about his location is asked to call...

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Furloughed federal employees across the region to return to work Tuesday

Hundreds of furloughed federal employees in southeastern Connecticut were expected to return to work Tuesday after Congress and President Trump reached a deal to keep the federal government operating through Feb. 8.

EB's workforce surpasses 16,000, a number not seen in nearly 25 years

The company plans to hire 2,200 new employees in 2018. Of those, 1,200 will work in Connecticut.

Submarine Electronics Computer Field holds graduation

Groton — Thirty-two sailors, Class 17160, graduated Jan. 18 from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field apprentice course. The SECF "A" school combines a core curriculum of electronics, fire control, and sonar technician skills and...

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Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals

A telecommunications executive and his wife have given gifts worth a combined $100 million to two Boston hospitals to support innovation and patient care

Connecticut theater director accused of sexual misconduct

A Connecticut theater's artistic director is on administrative leave due to allegations of sexual misconduct

Yale fraternities delay rush events amid push to allow women

Several fraternity chapters at Yale University have postponed recruiting events amid a push by student activists to make the social organizations open to both men and women