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Connecticut Port Authority working to bring State Pier project on budget

A rendering of the redeveloped State Pier envisioned in a plan approved Feb. 11, 2020, by the Connecticut Port Authority board of directors. The space between State Pier and the Central Vermont Pier would be filled in. A state official involved in planning the project says efforts are underway to keep the project on budget.  (Courtesy of the Connecticut Port Authority)

A state official involved in planning for the project in New London says efforts are underway to keep it on budget. Tenants, including road salt distributor DRVN, have been given another month before they have to vacate the facility.

Etess leaves posts as adviser to Mohegans, CEO of Connecticut Sun

Mohegan Sun CEO Mitchell Etess works behind the scenes in the

Former top Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment executive had continued serving since retiring in 2015.

Businesses moving into former Ledyard Center School

Catalina Gladczuk works on stocking shelves Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, at the new Catalina's Asian Grocery in Ledyard. The former Ledyard Center School building has been converted into space for businesses, and Catalina's is in the former nurses office. The first to open include a day care, a liquor store, an asian market and a gym.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The former school is now home to businesses ranging from physical therapy to an Asian market.


Watchdog: Suppliers a top risk for nuclear submarine construction

A new report also notes that “continuing challenges” with the computer-aided software tool that Electric Boat is using to design the Columbia subs pose the risk for cost overruns and delays.


New bill would require background checks for youth sports coaches

State Rep. Greg Howard, a police detective who runs the Stonington youth football organization, has introduced a bill that would require all people involved in youth sports undergo criminal background checks.


Judge Spellman's DUI arrest won't impact his $113,000-a-year pension

The judge, who is 69, will reach mandatory retirement age in June, beginning a lifetime pension of two thirds of his salary.


Norwich Free Academy to remain in fully remote learning next week

NFA will remain in fully remote learning through Jan. 29 because of the continuing high number of COVID-19 cases in the greater Norwich area.


New London police union defends use of website

The local police union president calls the commentary on its website free speech protected by the First Amendment.


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