Kids Karnival this weekend benefits sailors and their families


The Kids Karnival, a U.S. Navy Morale Welfare and Recreation Subase Youth Center community event that is open to the public, and continues Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the center in Groton.

Mayoral race goes from zero to 60 in New London budget process

The two Democrats vying for their party’s nomination — Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio and City Councilor Michael Passero — have waged a war of words over the budget, with each accusing the other of presenting a dishonest budget and...

Track record: Last at-grade crossings on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor are in southeastern Connecticut

Some transportation experts say the latest crossings improve safety but others say all at-grade crossings – even ones with the most advanced features - pose a risk.

Motorcycle, truck collision closes portion of Route 1 in Old Lyme

State and Old Lyme police are investigating a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck on Boston Post Road late Saturday afternoon.

Brush fire burns several acres in Ledyard

About 50 firefighters from eight fire departments responded Saturday afternoon to a 10-acre brush fire in Ledyard’s Avery Preserve.

Police: Salem man Tased, arrested for attempted home invasion

A 21-year-old Salem man was Tased and arrested late Friday night after allegedly walking away from a group home, attempting to break into several houses and then trying to assault police officers with a tree branch, state police said.

Groton City investigating four burglaries in Thames Street area

In two instances, homeowners slept as burglar or burglars entered through window

Three arrested on drug charges in New London

Three people were arrested Thursday on numerous drug charges after a search and seizure warrant executed at a West Street apartment uncovered numerous drugs packaged for street sale.

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Mayor Finizio's bitter tax medicine

In New London, the race for mayor is turning on the rate of tax increase.

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Museum curator has Coast Guard Academy behind her as she battles Parkinson's disease

Jen Gaudio, curator of the museum at the Coast Guard Academy, has early onset Parkinson's disease, and on May 4 will be undergoing brain surgery. On Friday, the Coast Guard Academy community held a head-shaving event where Gaudio expressed her...

Connecticut's defense industry well-supported in proposed federal appropriations

Members of the House Armed Services Committee worked early into the morning on Wednesday to mark up and approve the draft National Defense Authorization Act for 2016, which fully supports the two submarine build rate for the Virginia-class attack...

Coast Guard Museum Association launches national fundraising drive in D.C.

Stories of U.S. Coast Guard achievements were shared by current and former Coast Guard brass on Wednesday in a small but ornate room on the second floor of the illustrious Army and Navy Club in Washington D.C.

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One in six species could be wiped out by climate change, study author from UConn says

About one in six species now alive on the planet could become extinct as a result of climate change, according to a study published in Friday’s edition of the journal Science.

Head of business group slams proposed tax, spending package

Head of state's largest business group says tax, spending plan would 'devastate' economy

Family can sue state over peeping incident

APNewsBreak: Family can sue Connecticut over 2011 peeping incident at state park