Millstone, offshore wind in zero-carbon auction mix

Dominion's Millstone Power Station is seen July 9, 2011, from the air. The plant is competing in Connecticut's new zero-carbon energy auction. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Millstone owner Dominion Energy and 100 other energy companies looking to deliver clean electricity to the state recently made their pitches to regulators, kicking off the much-debated state-run zero carbon auction that Millstone fought for years to join.

Coyotes take up residence at Shennecossett Golf Course

A coyote runs across a green at  Shennecossett Golf Course this week. Coyotes have taken to lying in sand pits, digging holes and standing near golfers this summer, and have not been deterred by the course employees efforts to discourage them. (Photo courtesy Eric Morrison)

A family of coyotes has taken up residence in and around the golf course this summer, digging holes in the green, sleeping in the sand pits, and becoming an unsettling presence around early morning golfers.

Liberian minister to discuss refugee crisis at the Garde

A Boston minister who's a Liberian refugee will discuss the worldwide refugee crisis and how it can be alleviated during a free workshop at the Garde Arts Center Thursday evening.

New London housing commissioner told to butt out

Citing interference in its day-to-day operations, the New London Housing Authority is attempting to bar one of its own commissioners from stepping onto authority properties or speaking to its employees and residents without management on hand.

At first-ever U.S.-Australia defense summit, contractors share need for skilled workers

Despite activity not seen in decades, due to increased military spending, finding and retaining a skilled workforce is a huge challenge, executives from Connecticut's big defense contractors said Tuesday.

Norwich Free Academy trustees discuss arrest, police investigation

Tuesday's board of trustees meeting was the first since a former assistant coach was charged with sexual assault and the athletic director resigned.

Colchester woman pleads guilty in 2016 Waterford drunken-driving fatality

Brianne Colonna was intoxicated, speeding and talking on her cell phone when the fatal crash occurred about 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 26, 2016, on Boston Post Road near Reynolds Lane, according to the prosecution.

Old Lyme pump station lease, solar proposal to go to public hearing

Residents will have an opportunity to hear presentations and share comments on a proposed pump station lease for a sewer project and a proposal to lease part of the town's former landfill as a small solar farm.

CT cybersecurity: ‘We cannot rely on Washington to keep us safe’

The leader of the state's cybersecurity efforts said Tuesday that Washington, with a deeply polarized Congress and faction-riven White House, has abrogated its role in defending the nation against hackers.

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Senate right hearing both sides of troubling account

The nominee has a motive to make an unequivocal denial. It is harder to come up with a reason why the accuser would create such a false narrative.

House Republicans double down on reckless tax policy

The price tag for making tax cuts permanent will be $631 billion in additional federal debt over the next decade, according to the Tax Policy Center.

Library directors contributed richly to our communities

Two retiring directors have been instrumental in leading their libraries through a period of change and fiscal challenges.

Sports betting law should await next legislature

It is a significant decision with substantial implications for Connecticut and its relationship with the tribes.

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