'Idealism is not ignorance': Williams School students walk out

Most who attend high school today were not alive when, 19 years ago, two students laid siege on Columbine High School in Colorado, fatally shooting 13 people in a premeditated attack.

As Arctic role grows, Coast Guard cadets get chance to weigh in

First-class Cadet Jordan Fonville works with a model of a commercial Arctic multipurpose support vessel during a naval architecture class on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Coast Guard Academy. As part of their senior project, cadets are designing medium icebreakers for Coast Guard and commercial use. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy cadets are thinking up the kind of icebreakers the Coast Guard will need to operate in one of the most remote regions in the world.

North Korea suspends tests of long-range missiles, nukes

Pedestrians in Seoul, South Korea, walk past a television screen showing a news broadcast featuring North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a meeting with with China's president Xi Jinping on March 28. (Bloomberg photo by SeongJoon Cho)

North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts.

Amid tumult over fights, Montville schools announce leadership lineup

School officials finalized a leadership plan Friday in the wake of three administrators being placed on leave pending internal and criminal investigations into alleged failures to report classroom fighting last fall.

Mystic, Westerly, Essex among nominees for Best Coastal Small Town in U.S.

Downtown Westerly, is seen in the bottom half of this aerial photo. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A panel of nine travel experts for 10Best, a USA Today site, has named Mystic, Westerly and Essex among the 20 nominees for Best Coastal Small Town in the United States.

Easterns say they should get share of Mashantucket Pequot-Mohegan Fund

Having fought for more than a decade to recover the federal recognition that slipped through their grasp, the Eastern Pequots are turning their attention to another entity they believe has abandoned them: the state of Connecticut.

New L+M chief nursing officer ready to wear many hats after move to New London

Caren Lewis, the new chief nursing officer at L+M Hospital, in a hall outside patients rooms at L+M Hospital in New London Thursday, April 12, 2018.   (Dana Jensen/The Day)

After a career working in community hospitals and most recently at the 926-bed MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. — one of ten hospitals in the MedStar system in the Washington/Baltimore area — Lewis has settled on L+M to continue her career in New England.

Norwich, New London and Groton included in governor's Opportunity Zone plan

Seven U.S. Census tracts from southeastern Connecticut — three each in New London and Norwich and one in Groton — will be included in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s plan to request federal Opportunity Zone status for 72 areas in 27 cities and towns across the state.


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