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Crossing guards protect students on first day of classes in New London

School crossing guards headed to the streets Thursday as New London students start their first day of classes.

New London Democratic mayor candidates square off

The two Democratic mayoral candidates on Thursday traded barbs, responded to allegations against one another and shared their visions for the city before a crowd of nearly 300 people at New London High School.

NRC reaches settlement with Dominion over apparent violations at Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Dominion Resources over alleged violations at the Millstone Unit 2 nuclear reactor found in an inspection report issued in April.

Groton Republican registrar reviewing Chipperini's Town Council candidacy

The Republican candidate received a letter saying her petition to run as a Republican for Town Council was disqualified on a technicality, but that denial is now under review.

Preston funding request to continue Norwich Hospital cleanup goes to voters

Residents asked few questions and offered no opinions about a proposal for a request by the Preston Redevelopment Agency to allocate $260,000 in town surplus funds to do environmental cleanup and demolition of two buildings at the former Norwich...

Lunar flyby

A McDonnell Douglas MD-11F cargo plane for Lufthansa crosses the almost full Moon as seen from New London, Thursday.

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Dear Gov. Malloy: Give Sen. Andrew Maynard a job

Let the senator recover from his brain injury in a less prominent role in state government.

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Police logs - Aug. 28

Arrests by state and local departments.

Police arrest New London man on crack cocaine charges

Police arrested a man on drug charges Wednesday afternoon after executing warrants at his basement apartment on Connecticut Ave.

State judicial marshals to choose union in September election

State Judicial Marshals will vote next month on whether to continue being represented by the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Local 731/Service Union Employees International or join the United Public Service Employees Union's COPS...

Police logs - Aug. 27

Arrests by state and local police.

Exit 75 of I-95 reopened following motorcycle accident

No information about the accident or the motorcycle driver who was seriously injured has yet been made available.

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DMV commissioner: 'In no way are we out of the woods yet'

Motor Vehicles Commissioner Andres Ayala Jr. said Wednesday that wait times at branch offices are improving, but he can't predict when long lines brought on by a new computer system will ease.

Emails: From day one, state DOT pushed hard promoting bus system

As the $567 million bus-only corridor between Hartford and New Britain began operating this spring, state officials worked behind the scenes to shape public opinion of the project that has been a lightning rod for criticism because of its cost.