Two recent Coast Guard Academy graduates talk life in the fleet

"They come relatively prepared from the academy. The very technical aspect of being underway, being on a buoy tender, we will teach them,” said Greg Batchelder commanding officer of the Coast Guard cutter Juniper, which has two recent Coast Guard Academy grads on board.

New London begins marketing Crystal Avenue property

The city is collaborating with its development arm, the Renaissance City Development Association, to market a property that for decades had housed low-income families.

Arts community reacts with sadness, anger to Lyme Academy decision

The University of New Haven announced on Monday that bachelor of fine arts and certificate programs will end at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts after the 2018-19 school year.

Norwich schools to provide free lunch, breakfast to all students

All of the more than 3,500 students in Norwich public schools will receive free lunch and breakfast each day starting this school year.

Taftville building renovation submitted to city

Plans to renovate a key commercial building in Taftville to house 12 apartments and several retail spaces will be reviewed by the Norwich planning commission Tuesday.

New London beating victim remembered at manslaughter sentencing

About 15 friends and relatives of Marlon Beasley attended the sentencing hearing for Edgar Sanchez-Valencia, who attacked Beasley early Thanksgiving morning in 2016 and inflicted injuries that resulted in Beasley's death four days later.


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Uniting our voices in defense of a free press

Newspapers across the country are making the case that Trump's characterization of reporting as "fake news" and of reporters as "enemies of the people" is wrong and dangerous.

Now the race for governor really begins

A strong independent challenge by Oz Griebel could help prevent this campaign from devolving into attacks on Malloy and Trump.

'Space Force' is wrong approach to a genuine challenge

The more sensible course is working within the existing command structure provided by the U.S. Air Force Space Command.

Plastics pollution needs large-scale remedies

Choosing a paper straw or bag instead of plastic is a start — a single small step — but is not enough.

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New Ledyard football coach Clay Killingsworth

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Postcard memories of Mystic

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When Disaster Strikes: Shipwrecks, Storms and Other Calamities in Southeastern Connecticut

When Disaster Strikes: Shipwrecks, Storms and Other Calamities in Southeastern Connecticut
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First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London

First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London
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Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s
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What will be the bigger factor as you vote in the 2018 election, sending a message you don’t like President Trump’s policies or sending a message Connecticut has to change course?

Anti-Trump message.

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