Yes, it was a blizzard - at least for southeastern Connecticut

Yes, it was a blizzard - at least for southeastern Connecticut

Bone-numbing wind and blinding snow was blowing through downtown New London this morning, creating monstrous drifts and making visibility nearly impossible.

Los Angeles police shoot, kill homeless man

Police fatally shot a homeless man on Skid Row during a “brutal” videotaped struggle in which a rookie officer cried out that the man had grabbed his gun, the Los Angeles police chief said Monday.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to take Tikrit

Iraqi forces backed by Shiite militiamen and Sunni tribal fighters opened a large-scale operation on Monday seeking to retake the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit, a critical stepping stone for wider attempts to reclaim territory in northern Iraq.\n

Waterford Police Commission budget of $5.5 million approved by finance board

The Board of Finance approved the proposed 2015-16 Police Commission budget of $5.5 million and the $1.2 million emergency management budget, without changes Monday night.

Former Norwich city manager gets $152,000 severance deal

The City Council Monday approved a severance agreement with former City Manager Alan Bergren that will pay him a total of $152,342 in three payments over the next several months.

Netanyahu touts U.S. ties

Seeking to lower tensions, Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. officials cast their dispute over Iran as a family squabble on Monday, even as the Israeli leader claimed President Barack Obama did not — and could not — fully understand his nation’s vital security concerns.

OPINION

City finds hope after Chew tragedy

Out of a terrible tragedy has grown a wonderful event.

Facing heroin scourge

Heroin use has become a major health issue for state and deserves a commensurate response.

Place CG Museum at Fort Trumbull locale

I want to express my concern that the National Coast Guard Museum Site Selection Committee has made a big mistake on choosing to locate the new museum on the cramped, sea level lot abutting the Union Railroad Station.

It's not the registrars, it's Merrill's operation

I have been a Registrar of Voters in the Town of Montville for 15 years and I cannot believe how fast our current Secretary of the State tried to demolish our Democratic system.

Keep out the tourists and save our roads

It was with great interest I read the story, “Pros and cons of tolls debated” (Feb. 26).

Mayor Finizio is nothing but hot air on New London snow removal

I went to the NL Post Office on Feb. 18 and noticed that there was snow on the curbside. Then I noticed that the City Hall side of the street was clear.

What a winter

This unrelenting winter has to end soon, right?

D.C. pot games

Republicans should stop trying to score political points and let D.C. working out details of marijuana law change.

Want dignified death? Let lawmakers know

In Oregon, Washington and Vermont, among other States (and over 20 are considering such bills), a competent, adult, terminally ill person who has six months or less to live has the right to ask his or her willing physician to issue a prescription to self-ingest, and thereby end their life before the disease process does.

Great snow job in Town of Montville

I would like to commend Mayor Ronald McDaniel of the Town of Montville and all the Public Works people for a great job keeping the roads clear during the past snow storms this year.

SPECIAL REPORTS

  1. 2015 Blizzard
  2. Top Stories of 2014
  3. City Churches
  4. High School Thanksgiving Football
  5. Make A Difference 2014
  6. Housing Scam
  7. Ebola Updates
  8. World War I: The Cost of Freedom
  9. Sailfest 2014
  10. 2014 Graduations
  11. The Charles W. Morgan: The 38th Voyage
  12. Deadly Addiction: Heroin

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