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World War I photos, documents to be scanned Saturday at Otis Library in Norwich

Otis Library will host the Connecticut State Library’s final “WWI Digitization Day” from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the library community room.

Stonington to begin Hewitt Road work

The Town of Stonington has announced that it will begin an extensive eight-week project to rebuild Hewitt Road at the end of this month.

Stonington will not submit rezoning plan on behalf of Mystic property owners

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission this week rejected a request by a group of Broadway Avenue extension and Edgemont Street property owners who asked the commission to submit an application to rezone their land from manufacturing to...

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Times food columnist Lee White, far right, gestures during a food panel discussion May 31 at Groton Public Library. (Photo by Libby Friedman)

The community has been craving this kind of give-and-take with local editors.

Connecticut advocates reflect on World Refugee Day

Many agencies in Connecticut support the various needs of refugees upon their arrival in the state. Representatives from some talked about the work they're doing and what World Refugee Day means to them.

Spaulding Pond beach in Norwich gets thumbs-up from first-day swimmers

Lifeguard Ciara McDonough monitors swimmers at Spaulding Pond beach in Mohegan Park on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The beach was closed for the entire summer of 2017 after budget negotiations were settled too late to hire lifeguards for the season. The beach will be open for swimming from noon to 6 p.m. daily until the third week in August.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The beach opened for the summer Wednesday after having been closed last year in city budget wrangling.

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Malloy leaves New London twisting in the wind

The state did not insist on any specific assistance for New London for hosting offshore wind...

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Protesters want immigration officials out of state courts

A group of local activists, including former New London mayor Daryl Finizio, left, and state representative Christine Conley, second from right, gather to protest Trump administration immigration policies outside the GA10 courthouse on Broad St. in New London Thursday, June 21, 2018. The protest was organized by Finizio who had to leave early to represent clients in the courthouse.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

"We have parents separated from their children by the federal authorities (in Texas)," Finizio said. "That could happen in New London."

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Case against former Montville substitute teacher pushed to July

Ryan Fish, 23, pleaded not guilty in May to multiple charges connected to a handful of slapboxing matches in his math class between September and October.

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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.

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Court upholds conviction in Brown University athlete assault

Rhode Island Supreme Court upholds the conviction of a Connecticut man who assaulted a former Brown University basketball player, leaving him permanently impaired

Man calls 911 from police cruiser to complain about officer

Rhode Island police say a man called 911 from the back of a cruiser to complain about an officer who volunteered to give him a ride