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Police officer, firefighter help finish ramp for Groton woman

Groton Town police Patrol Officer Sean O'Brien, left, works on putting the last of the screws in the boards Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, while Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department firefighter Jason Cioci works on the railing of a ramp to the entrance of Jean Porter's home in Groton.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Thanks to a group effort and goodwill, town resident Jean Porter now has a finished ramp to her home.

Local health district warns school systems COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically

Ledge Light Health District warned that COVID-19 cases have “increased dramatically” in the region in recent weeks and said that continuing hybrid learning, rather than moving to fully reopen, will likely reduce the risk of more cases.

Viewers' Guide: Trump, Biden meet in Ohio for 1st debate

Workers adjust signage as preparations take place for the first Presidential debate in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Cleveland. The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will meet in their first debate Tuesday in a presidential election year marked by extraordinary turmoil.


Group founds charitable fund in name of Bill Stanley, longtime L+M executive

William A. Stanley Community Leadership Fund will support initiatives or organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to communities in the region.


TVCCA halts Meals on Wheels program after COVID-19 exposure

Thames Valley Council for Community Action said Monday night it has stopped delivering meals to 1,000 seniors across the region until Oct. 13, after warehouse staff were exposed to a person who had tested positive for COVID-19.


Analysis: Trump likely paid less in federal income tax than average middle class American

The Times' disclosure of Trump's shockingly low federal income payments prompted an outpouring of criticism of what appeared to be his unusually aggressive attempts to evade obligations to the IRS.


Connecticut relaxes restrictions on nursing home visits

The move will allow indoor visits to resume with certain conditions on screening, social distancing and hygiene.


New London Youth Football teams sidelined after parent tests positive for COVID-19

Football director Chris Silva said a player's mother tested positive for the virus this past Wednesday, and that she had no contact with players except for her son.


Students from the Fitch High School cross country team run through Haley Farm State Park on Monday, September 28, 2020 in Groton. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

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Stonington approves $30 million apartment building for downtown Pawcatuck

The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a special permit for a Boston developer to construct an 82-unit apartment building on the former Campbell Grain building site in downtown Pawcatuck.


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