Osten backing Bhargava for state treasurer

State Sen. Cathy Osten, D-Sprague, has endorsed Greenwich businesswoman Dita Bhargava for state treasurer.

Diversity a strength for graduating New London seniors

Members of the New London High School Class of 2018 gather for a photo before processing onto the field for commencement ceremonies on Cannamela Field on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

More than 220 seniors graduated Tuesday from New London High School and the Science and Technology Magnet High School of Southeastern Connecticut.

Oakdale Fire Company to conduct 'Stop the Bleed' training

The Oakdale Fire Company will conduct "Stop the Bleed" training Wednesday.

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Coast Guard postpones underwater assessment of World War II shipwreck site off Long Island

The Coast Guard has postponed a deep dive to assess a World War II shipwreck site off the coast of Long Island.

Dental firm seeks to open in vacant downtown Pawcatuck bank building

The recent good news for the revitalization of downtown Pawcatuck continues as a dental firm is seeking to open in the vacant Citizens Bank building at 46 W. Broad St.

East Lyme considers tax abatements to attract, retain volunteer firefighters, EMS workers

The Board of Selectmen is considering a tax abatement program to attract and retain volunteer firefighters and EMS workers.

Groton police: Drug arrests yield 133 bags of heroin, $2,542 in cash

A Norwich woman and Hartford man were arrested after officers said they found 26 grams of crack cocaine, 133 bags of heroin, 60 benzodiazepine pills, nine opiate pills, 2 grams of marijuana and 1 gram of cocaine.

Police: Norwich man thrown from motorcycle in I-395 crash

A Norwich man was thrown from his motorcycle Sunday evening after he crashed into the back of a pickup truck on Interstate 395 north, state police said.

Norwich police charge man in connection with DWI crash

Police charged a Colchester man with driving under the influence and numerous other offenses Saturday night after they say his pickup truck swerved into oncoming traffic, striking a car and seriously injuring a mother and her two children.

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Teenager finds bear breaking into his Torrington home

An 18-year-old who went to investigate a loud noise in his kitchen says he came face-to-face with a bear

GOP immigration bill would allow lawsuits against ‘sanctuaries’ like Connecticut

A House Republican immigration bill adopts a new tactic to punish “sanctuary” cities and states – making it easier to sue them.

Connecticut offers free training to lure lifeguards

In this July 15, 2016, file photo, Hammonasset Beach State Park lifeguard Anthony Marzitelli keeps a watchful eye on East Beach at the state park in Madison, Conn. Park officials in Connecticut are struggling to fill the lifeguard stands at some of the state's beaches, as the first day of summer 2018 approaches. (Peter Hvizdak/New Haven Register via AP, File)

The state of Connecticut is offering free certification in hopes of hiring enough lifeguards to man the beaches

Police: Man was racing when he caused double-fatal crash

Police in Connecticut have charged a driver they say was racing when he caused a crash that killed two people, including a pregnant woman, and injured five