Greece to propose new bailout plan, trying to stave off bank collapse


ATHENS — Greece intends to put forward new bailout proposals to its European partners at an emergency summit Tuesday, government sources here said, as officials sought to stave off a collapse of their country’s banking system and...

S.C. Senate votes to take down Confederate flag

The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate flag from a pole on the Statehouse grounds, though the proposal still needs approval from the state House and the governor.

Iraqi jet accidentally bombs residential neighborhood of Baghdad

An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a residential neighborhood of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least eight people in a blunder that officials blamed on a "technical fault."

Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in South America

Pope Francis received a hero's welcome in Ecuador's biggest city Monday as he celebrated the first public Mass of his South American tour, telling hundreds of thousands of faithful their families are the bedrock of society but need to be supported...

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South Lyme Union Chapel welcomes all.

Tiny South Lyme Union Chapel has 115 years of history

Boating on the Black Hall River

A skiff motors through the waters of the Black Hall River in Old Lyme, Monday.

New London middle school to get nearly $3 million to fund new programs

Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School in New London will receive nearly $3 million in grant funds to start new innovative programs in the coming year, the school district announced Monday.

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Pfizer is to blame for destroying the Fort Trumbull neighborhood

Pfizer reportedly knew eminent domain would be needed to clear the neighborhood, the company's...

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