State updating its 'honeycomb' of taxes

A panel of accountants, former state legislators and experts in tax law, economics and finances has taken on the daunting task of reviewing Connecticut’s tax structure to come up with ways to modernize the system with an eye toward making it more...

Bipartisan support develops for state election changes

Bipartisan support develops for election changes

Student doing battle with invasive species in Greenwich forestland

Student does battle in Greenwich with ‘invasives’

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Folk singer Peter Yarrow to join Newtown children in concert

Folk singer Peter Yarrow and groups including one comprised of children from Newtown plan to perform a music and spoken work concert to support the Sandy Hook Promise organization.

GOV. MALLOY, STATE'S FIRST LADY WILL HOST ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AT GOVERNOR'S MANSION

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and First Lady Cathy Malloy are inviting Connecticut residents to attend the annual holiday open house of the Governor’s Residence, located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford.

Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

The school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man who carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook...

Agency: Schools helped Lanza's mom 'appease' him

Hartford (AP) — A review of the educational and mental health background of the man who carried out the 2012 Newtown massacre indicates the school system unwittingly enabled his mother to "accommodate and appease" him as his mental health...

More extensive drills follow USS Miami fire

Portland, Maine (AP) — Firefighters at Maine's Portsmouth Naval Shipyard train regularly for industrial blazes, but mandates after a huge submarine fire call for an annual drill that's more extensive than anything done before.

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Malloy could become the parks governor

Gov. Dan Malloy could create a legacy with a vibrant new park system in eastern Connecticut.

Does Thanksgiving mark the Pequot massacre in Mystic?

Some research points to a connection between the Pequot massacre in Mystic and Thanksgiving.

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'The Colonel' retires from NLPD

Capt. Steven Crowley started work with the New London police department when walking beats were the norm, portable radios were not a given and nearly all of his fellow officers were homegrown.

Water main break reported in Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook - A water main at the intersection of Maple Avenue and Main Street is expected to disrupt water service in the area for at least 12 hours.

Man arrested for driving 122 mph on I-395

State police make arrest after man clocked driving 122 mph on I-395.

Police investigate Ledyard crash

Late Sunday town and state police were investigating a one-car crash on Iron Street in Ledyard.

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Area towns to receive federal grants for conservation, restoration efforts

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Long Island Sound Futures Fund on Wednesday announced 14 grants for conservation and restoration in several communities, including projects in East Lyme, Lyme, Old Mystic, Stonington, Norwich, Essex...

Old Lyme selected for Solarize CT program

Old Lyme — The town will participate in Solarize CT, a program that raises awareness about solar energy and opportunities for residents to install solar panels at an affordable price, the town announced Wednesday in a news release.

Latter-day Saints church congregation moving to new home in Westerly

Westerly — The Westerly Branch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has found a new home.

Norwich Winter Festival underway

Norwich – The annual Norwich Winter Festival started Saturday with a craft fair and holiday entertainment at the Otis Library and continues next weekend with the festival’s long-standing traditional events.