Organization helps disabled veteran get back in the game

Work Vessels for Veterans has equipped more than 1,000 returning veteran entrepreneurs in 48 states with more than $1 million in equipment from tractors to computers to beehives.

Sub Electronics Computer Field graduates 42

Groton — Forty-two sailors of Class 14150 graduated from the Submarine Electronics Computer Field, SECF, Apprentice course on Dec. 17.

USS Trout Class joins the fleet

Groton — Fifty-five sailors of “Class 15050” USS Trout (SS-202) graduated from Basic Enlisted Submarine School on Dec. 18.

Submarine officer classes hold graduation

Groton — Twenty students of “Class 15010,” Submarine Office Advanced Course (SOAC), and 34 students of “Class 15010,” Submarine Officer Basic Course (SOBC), graduated in joint ceremonies on Dec. 18.

LOCAL FEATURES

SSKP announces annual appeal

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries annual appeal is under way.

Church opens immigration center with a noble goal

Church of the City's new immigration center officially opened Wednesday night with the mission of assisting low-income immigrants and their families to improve their legal status and serving as community support for all immigrants in eastern...

A Thyme To Cook named Caterer of the Year

A Thyme to Cook has been named the 2014 Connecticut Caterer of the Year by the CT Restaurant Association.

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Telling history in miniature: Connecticut River Museum exhibit inspires nostalgia, love of railroads

Scenes of commerce and leisure from a bygone era highlight the annual train show at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex.

Speedbowl sale will again go to court

A hearing has been scheduled for Jan. 5 at New London Superior Court in the foreclosure case of the Speedbowl car racing track.

Courtney took moderate path in 113th Congress

This is part of a series of stories about the roles members of the Connecticut congressional delegation played in the 113th Congress.U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is a loyal Democrat.Yet he represents the 2nd Congressional District, an area heavily...

Day photographers' favorite photos of 2014

After a year of hard work, it's invigorating to look back and select the best of photography compilations from each of The Day's photographers. Each photographer has selected their favorite photos of the year and shares their thoughts about the...

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Unions seek legislative wins in Malloy's second term

Organized labor in Connecticut is taking credit for helping Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy win a second term and is now looking for legislative victories in 2015 with an agenda to expand union representation and broaden pension coverage.

Court: Private facilities serving the state must abide by local laws

The state's highest court on Friday sided with the town of Rocky Hill in a legal dispute, ruling a privately operated nursing facility for state prisoners, parolees and mental health clients should not be considered an arm of the state.