Dog days of winter


At least the region's four-legged friends are enjoying the fresh snow.

Ackley attorney charges city held illegal meeting about her

An attorney representing suspended Police Chief Margaret Ackley filed a complaint with the Freedom of Information Commission alleging the City Council “held an illegal and secret meeting” last month to discuss the city’s...

Winter’s bumpy ride means potholes aplenty on local roads

Potholes are common this time of year, but local officials say this winter’s combination of record cold and heavy snowfall has caused another problem. “The big thing we’re seeing is a lot a of frost heaves,” Hanser said.

Victim of Norwich crash identified as Preston woman, 31

Police on Wednesday identified the victim in a Tuesday fatal crash as 31-year-old Rosario DeJesus-Delgado.

Convicted Ledyard con artist facing new charges in prison

Police allege a 64-year-old convicted con artist from Ledyard found a new victim while serving a 10-year prison sentence.

Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock device

Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night.

Police search for missing Ledyard teen

Ledyard — Police are searching for Ledyard teenager who has been missing since Sunday.

Priest from Greek church in Norwich victim in Route 2 fatal crash

Members of the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church are mourning the loss of their pastor, Father Matthew Baker, who died in a motor vehicle crash Sunday in Norwich.

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The $341,580 park planning for Seaside

Gov. Malloy finds money for planning for one new park but not another, while also proposing cuts to...

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Branch 20 holding corned beef dinner Saturday in Groton

Groton — Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association is hosting a corned beef and cabbage dinner on Saturday at its clubhouse, 242 Thames St.

Army Reserve officer nominated as Veterans Affairs commissioner

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has put forward Lt. Col. Sean Connolly of Hebron as his choice to succeed Linda Schwartz as the state's Veterans Affairs commissioner. Connolly must first, however, be confirmed by the General Assembly.

Navy weighs sooner start for submarine program

Navy officials have said they will consider moving up the date for the start of a new Virginia-class submarine program that would allow the boats to carry more firepower.

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Connecticut soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan, Guantanamo

Hartford (AP) — About 90 Connecticut soldiers are deploying to Afghanistan and Guantanamo, Cuba.

Responders clear roof after resident dies shoveling snow

Manchester (AP) — First responders who tried to save a man's life when he collapsed while shoveling snow off his roof returned to finish the work after he died.