It’s easy eating green


Registered dietitians work in a variety of settings, such as hospitals, and customers often ask Kaitlin Bennett about nutritional advice specific to medical issues such as weight loss and diabetes. At ShopRite, however, the dietitian helps people...

Local students learn about historically black colleges

Forty-four high school students gathered at the New London Science and Technology Magnet High School on Saturday for an orientation to prepare for a tour of six historically black colleges.

'Precision medicine' now being used in treatment of local cancer patients

The genomic test, which looks for specific mutations in the DNA of cancerous tumors, was available only at major medical centers up until a few years ago, but has now become a regular part of care for many cancer patients in southeastern Connecticut...

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.

Police logs - March 25

Arrests from state and local departments around the region.

Police logs - March 24

Arrests from state and local departments around the region.

Body found in Thames River Tuesday is missing Montville man

State police confirmed Wednesday afternoon that the body of the man found in the Thames River was Lyle Dagenais, a Montville resident who went missing during a fishing trip last month.

Fallen tree, lines close portion of Route 156 in Old Lyme

Police have closed state Route 156, or Shore Road, in the area of Point O' Woods Beach because of a tree that took down power lines.

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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...

USS Groton class joins the fleet

Groton — Seventy-nine sailors of "Class 17160," USS Groton (SSN-694), graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on March 17. Seaman Daniel Cullen, with a 96.95 GPA, was class honor graduate. Aviation Structural Mechanic...

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Clinic makes teddy bear boo-boos go bye-bye

A children's museum in Bristol is helping children stay healthy and not fear doctors using their favorite stuffed animal or doll

Even if 'Snooki' bill approved, Rutgers University to pay speaker $35K

New Jersey's largest public university will still offer $35,000 to this year's commencement speaker even if Republican Gov. Chris Christie approves a bill capping what colleges can pay speakers

Nurse's aide charged with killing disabled uncle

A Connecticut nurse's aide is accused of killing her 61-year-old disabled uncle and then propping him up in a chair with a lit cigarette between his fingers