World War II vets take flight on rare B-17 bomber, same they flew in World War II


Vincent "Bill" Purple, 92, of Petersham, Mass., and Louis A Fournier, 92, of Warwick, R.I., flew into Groton Monday on a restored B-17, one of four restored World War II-era aircraft on display at the Groton-New London Airport until noon on...

Thames River Detachment holding planning meeting Sept. 27

Niantic — The Thames River Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be holding a planning meeting on Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. at the Niantic American Legion Post located on 16 York Ave. Planning for the Marine Corps Ball, Toys for Tots...

Ledyard VFW to hold monthly meeting OCt. 3

Ledyard — The monthly meeting for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4608 will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 3 at St. David's Episcopal Church, 284 Stoddard's Wharf Road (Route 214), in Gales Ferry.

Submarine Learning Center's acting command master Chief retires

Groton — In a ceremony at Historic Ship Nautilus on Friday, Electronics Technician Master Chief Joseph Hundley, Submarine Learning Center's acting command master chief, said farewell to shipmates, family, and friends, concluding a 26...

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Democratic leaders of the Connecticut House of Representatives say there's support for a $220 million agreement committing Sikorsky Aircraft to keeping its headquarters in the state