On set with the Hallmark film shooting in New London

With haze in the air from a fog machine to simulate steam from the coffee roaster, actress Melissa Claire Egan, center, director Clare Niederpruem, second from right, and crew rehearse a scene Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, while filming the Hallmark Christmas movie

It might have been Valentine’s Day, but inside Mitchell College’s Red Barn on Thursday, it felt very much like Christmas.

Congress OKs border deal; Trump to declare emergency

President Donald Trump talks about immigration and gives an update on border security Nov. 1, 2018, from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.  (Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File)

Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over the president's plan to declare a national emergency to siphon billions for his wall.

In new book, Salem resident details nearly dying in 2017 crash

Tonya Harris stands Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at the intersection of Old Colchester and Rattlesnake Ledge roads in Salem. She was critically injured in a multi-car accident the intersection in January 2017 and has written a book about her experiences recovering from her injuries.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Even as she spent a year writing a book about her new life, resident Tonya Harris had avoided returning to the stretch of Old Colchester Road where she nearly died two years ago.


At State Capitol, a day to talk paid family leave

The Labor and Public Employees Committee heard hours of testimony Thursday on paid family medical leave bills.


Foxwoods' January slots revenue was lowest in decades

Casino reports slots revenue was down 8.5 percent compared to same month the previous year, the seventh straight month of declines.


In Norwich, morning coffee and school buses don't mix well

Customers of the Route 82 Starbucks use the same entrance road as school buses and parents dropping off kids each morning at Thomas Mahan School.


CMEEC panel probing indicted CEO expects to finish in March

The committee in charge of the investigation will ask the full CMEEC board to plan for a special meeting in March to receive its findings and recommendations.


State colleges and universities system could face shortfall as large as $57 million

The state Board of Regents’ finance committee grappled Thursday with various scenarios for state funding and tuition, including one that could leave the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system short $57 million.


Lamont offers business tax relief, enhanced digital services

Gov. Ned Lamont unveiled his long-anticipated proposal Thursday to eliminate the business entity tax, a $250 fee nearly all Connecticut businesses pay once every two years.


East Lyme school board adopts superintendent's budget

The Board of Education unanimously voted to adopt the superintendent’s proposed 2019-20 budget of nearly $49.5 million — a $1.5 million, or 3.18 percent, increase.


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