In 1936 when Harry and Maude Shaffer opened their Mystic marina and boat livery business, people went fishing so they had food to eat. Today the third generation of their family continues to run the business.
Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.
Aaron Judge hit his 44th home run, Aroldis Chapman pitched out of big trouble in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Monday night to increase their AL wild-card lead.
The New England Black Wolves selected Colton Watkinson with the seventh overall pick, one of their three first round selections in the 2017 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft on Monday night at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre.
The lack of an approved state budget prompted city officials to delay motor vehicle tax bills and delay new hiring and budgeted position cuts until Oct. 1, hoping the state budget would be in place by then, giving the city final state grant figures that cover some 30 percent of city expenses.
The two suspects detained over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple, according to a local official and media reports.
Groton Utilities Commissioner Edward DeMuzzio resigned on Monday and the Groton City Council voted to accept the recommendations of the Board of Ethics against DeMuzzio and two other Groton Utilities officials for attending a 2016 trip to the Kentucky Derby.
The Norwich Golf Course Authority received city approval Monday for an $800,000 water irrigation project that would remove the golf course from the municipal drinking water system, saving up to $100,000 per year in water bills and preserving drinking water for better uses, authority officials told the City Council.
A group led by local conservative talk show host Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh is seeking protection of the Christopher Columbus Statue off Bank Street despite the fact city officials said there have been no serious calls for its removal.
Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer are suing the Trump administration over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation.