Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead


Dominica declares disaster status, appeals for aid, after Erika leaves 20 dead

White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

Obama moves to change name of North America's tallest mountain from Mount McKinley to Denali

Hikers behaving badly: Appalachian Trail partying raises ire

Concerns about hiker behavior on Appalachian Trail grow as use of 2,000-mile path explodes

Governor: Boko Haram kills 56 in remote part of Borno State

Governor: Islamic extremist group Boko Haram kills 56 in remote part of Borno state

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OutCT holds pride festival at Ocean Beach Park

Vistiors enjoy the summer sun at outCT's summer pride festival, at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Sunday.

Summer is sticking around a little while longer

Just as students settle into their educational routines, it's hooky weather in southeastern Connecticut.

YMCA to launch capital campaign for $7.2 million Mystic branch project

The Ocean Community YMCA plans to launch a capital campaign to help fund the majority of its $7.2 million renovation and expansion of its Mystic branch off Masons Island Road.

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Where are the Finizio lawn signs?

If lawn signs were a poll, the mayor would be way down in the Democratic primary.

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Police logs - Aug. 31

Danielle Medrano, 44, of 673 Shennecossett Road, Groton, was charged Saturday with breach of peace.

Fallen tree closes Route 2A in Preston

Route 2A in Preston was closed for about four hours early Sunday morning near the Brookside Cafe after a large oak tree fell across the road.

No injuries in Ledyard house fire

No one was injured when a house caught fire early Sunday morning at 9 Pennywise Lane in the Highlands subdivision.

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