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.

Commandant says Coast Guard hindered by budget

In his first State of the Coast Guard Address, Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, said he is concerned that “aging platforms and crumbling infrastructure continue to hinder mission success.”

LOCAL FEATURES

Pawcatuck pooch is one lucky dog at Westminster

A St. Bernard from Pawcatuck won “Best of Breed,” honors Tuesday at The Westminster Kennel Club 139th Annual Dog Show.

Another Monday, another snowstorm

Barely two weeks after a blizzard, the region is going to get hit today with yet another storm, packing snow, sleet and freezing rain.

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State report recommends transferring ownership of State Pier in New London

Transferring ownership of State Pier in New London to the new Connecticut Port Authority is among the recommendations made in a report by the state's Department of Economic and Community Development.

State touts tourism marketing efforts despite governor's budget cuts

State officials visited Mystic Tuesday morning to highlight Connecticut's investment in tourism marketing. About 18 hours earlier, many of the region's tourism operators had traveled to Hartford to urge legislators to restore funding lopped from...

Amistad will spend summer docked in New London

The Amistad will be docked this summer at the Custom House Pier in New London, where it will be on hand for maritime festivals and participate in educational programs, under a plan proposed by the schooner's court-appointed receiver and approved by...

Hawking hungry over the Mystic

An adult red-shouldered hawk takes flight Tuesday in search of food from a tree high over the frozen Mystic River in Stonington.

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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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Malloy, Wyman to attend unveiling of Mohegan Sun hotel plan

Mohegan — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman will join Mohegan tribal officials Thursday morning at a press conference regarding plans for Mohegan Sun’s new hotel, the casino announced. 

Ex-Rhode Island speaker to plead guilty to federal charges

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Former House Speaker Gordon Fox was charged and agreed to plead guilty to bribery, wire fraud and filing a false tax return following an investigation that included a dramatic federal raid on the Statehouse,...