One year later, East Lyme student still inspired by #NeverAgain movement

Julia Walker, news editor of the East Lyme High School student newspaper the Viking Saga, meets with members of the staff in advisor Jeff Beale's classroom to plan an upcoming issue Thursday, March 7, 2019.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Though it was a six-plus hour drive on a weekend, East Lyme High school student Julia Walker knew that she needed to be in Washington, D.C., last March for the March for Our Lives protests.

Greater Norwich community rallying to support Haitian woman and her family

Joselaine Jean Pierre and her husband, Dieufoit, talk Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, about her two-year ordeal overcoming an almost fatal case of sepsis, in her hospital room at the William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich. Joselaine Jean Pierre has been hospitalized since May 2017 as she continues to recover from the infection and resulting multiple amputations, including her fingers and both of her legs below the knees.  (File photo/The Day)

More than $5,000 has been raised thus far to assist a Haitian woman in her medical recovery and her family.

National Guard facility in Niantic now named after Medal of Honor recipient

Hillhouse High School Junior ROTC Juan Patterson helps unveil the new sign during a dedication of Camp Nett on Monday, March 25, 2019 in Niantic.  The Connecticut National Guard Camp Niantic was renamed in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Col. Robert Nett as part of Public Act No. 18-21. Nett went to high school at Hillhouse High School in New Haven before joining the Connecticut National Guard. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

When Army Col. Robert Nett received the Medal of Honor in 1946, he told the crowd that it wasn't his, but instead belonged to all the brave soldiers who made it possible.


East Windsor casino subject of lawsuit over zoning permit, site plan

Owner of abutting shopping plaza concerned about casino traffic's impact on business, lawyer says.


New London City Council discusses lease for city office consolidation

It would be dramatically cheaper for the city to relocate its offices to a Howard Street office complex than moving them to Eugene O’Neill Drive, according to competing bids presented to the city


Preston school board approves $12.26 million budget

The budget calls for a 3.64 percent spending increase, including a new part-time school social worker and 2.5 new para-educator positions to assist with special education students.


Gardner Lake volunteer chief cited in firehouse scuffle

The Gardner Lake Volunteer Fire Co. chief, accused of creating a public disturbance during a scuffle at the firehouse last year, is due in court Tuesday for a hearing in the case.


Gray to represent himself at his upcoming narcotics trial

Bennie Gray Jr., who is back in prison on drug charges, has decided to represent himself at his upcoming trial in New London Superior Court.


Phoenix to open next week in former Rosalini's building in Pawcatuck

The former Rosalini’s nightclub will reopen April 3 as Phoenix Dining and Entertainment, which will offer dining, music, comedy and a host of other entertainment offerings.


Stonington to consider new tax breaks for farmers

A group of Stonington farmers and residents is requesting the town adopt an ordinance that would exempt farm equipment and non-residential farm buildings of up to $100,000 in property taxes.


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