Trump invites Putin to Washington

President Donald Trump unexpectedly invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Washington this fall, the White House announced Thursday.

Medical transportation firm continues to leave patients waiting

Tricia Volpe greets her livery driver, Arthur Daniel from Harry's Taxi, on Jan. 11, 2018, at her Groton home. While Veyo, the company that coordinates medical appointment rides for Medicaid patients across the state, says it is improving, doctors, patients and regulators say there are still many complaints about the company's service. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Dialysis patients have been left stranded at clinics, sick children have missed doctor appointments and people who use wheelchairs have been told none of the transportation companies that have contracts with the firm have a wheelchair-accessible vehicle.

New London to take a step back, look at trash options

Implementation of a controversial pay-as-you-throw trash disposal program is on the back burner for the time being as the City Council considers alternatives.

New park to open in downtown Niantic on Saturday

Workers put the finishing touches on the new town park at the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Niantic.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The East Lyme community will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new park at the intersection of Main Street and Pennsylvania Ave. in Niantic.

Former Conn College student goes to prison for crash that paralyzed scooter driver

Former Connecticut College student Sophia Thielman kissed her family members goodbye and began a six-month prison sentence Thursday for a drunken driving crash in New London that paralyzed a scooter operator from the waist down.

Connecticut joins national crackdown on fake veterans charities

"Veterans' charities fraud is especially upsetting. This campaign will offer important resources to help donors identify charities that match their own values," state Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Connecticut added 6,100 jobs in June

The unemployment rate dropped to 4.4 percent, compared to 4.7 percent last June and 4.5 percent in May.


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