School donates 24 hygiene kits, $1,000 to veterans home in New London

Clark Lane Middle School presented a $1,000 donation and 24 hygiene kits for the New London Homeless Hospitality Center's Veteran Transitional Housing Program-GPD Project Home.

Senate passes defense bill that supports sub construction

The U.S. Senate on Monday night passed an annual defense policy bill that aims to build up the military, including authorizing more spending for submarine programs.

Norwich woman hopes relations with North Korea will bring brother's remains home

Anna Baton was a teenager when her mother received a telegram informing the family that her brother, Army Sgt. Alfred Devanno, went missing in action while fighting in the Korean War, was presumed dead. More than 65 years later, his remains are...

Local Fleet Reserve Association to host annual picnic for vets, families June 23

Groton — Branch 20 of the local Fleet Reserve Association will hold their regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on June 21 at the branch home, 242 Thames St. Unit 20 will hold their regular monthly meeting on June 21 at 6 p.m.

Submarine officer basic course holds graduation

Groton — Sixty-six members of "Class 18050" graduated June 15 from the Submarine Officer Basic Course. Cmdr. Reed Koepp, commanding officer of the USS Colorado, was guest speaker. Ensign David Yee received the L.Y. Spear Award...

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The Day's Larrañeta is honored as Latina of the Year

Izaskun E. Larrañeta, deputy managing editor of The Day, was honored Thursday as the Latina of the Year by the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut and La Latina Network. (Courtesy photo)

Larrañeta, 41, who is known as "Sassy," is a first-generation American who was born and raised in the Bronx and became the first member of her family to attend college.

New ordinance to open sober homes to inspections in New London

The 30 or more sober homes operating within the city are expected to move out of the shadows in the coming months with new city regulations that mandate a license.

Pawcatuck redevelopment forum slated for June 28

The Economic Development Commission and Department of Planning have scheduled a forum on downtown Pawcatuck redevelopment opportunities for 3 p.m. Thursday at Cherenzia & Associates located at 99 Mechanic St.

MacCurdy Salisbury hits 100th year of scholarships

Bottom row sitting left to right: Taylor Rumm, Emma Paynter, Caroline Wholean, Anna Donato, Caroline LeCour, Olivia Scott, Julia Smith, Georgia Welch.
Second row: Luke Hoffman, Matt Cushman, Ryan Wallace, Caroline Cox, Lauren King, Samantha Caulkins, Samantha Barretta, Amanda Murphy, Lily Chamberlain, Kylie Almy, Jordan Lewis.
Back row: Mason Swaney, Jonathan Balocca, Collin Stalls, Hunter Thornton, Braiden Sunshine, Cole Hamparian, Gabriel Stephens-Zumbaum, Erik Zwodniak, Reed Spitzer, Ryan Ramella, Christopher Munger, Joe Reddy. (Photo courtesy of Mary V. Seidner)

Dozens of people crowded into the Lyme Art Association building June 6 as the MacCurdy Salisbury Educational Foundation announced scholarship awards totaling more than $320,000 for the coming academic year.

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With sports betting, Rhode Island roars by Connecticut, again

The Connecticut General Assembly never managed to take up sports betting, tolls or legalizing pot.

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Investigation sheds harsh light on CCSU campus police department

An outside investigation into the way a Connecticut university handled a female campus police officer's allegations of sexual assault by a male officer has found multiple issues within the department

Lawsuit: Boston schools cooperate with immigration officials

A coalition of civil rights and student advocacy groups has sued the Boston Public Schools to find out how much student information the system shares with federal immigration officials

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Father of girl on Time cover says she's with her mother

The father of the girl who is pictured crying on the cover of this week's Time magazine says the Honduran foreign ministry told him that his daughter is detained with her mother in McAllen, Texas, and the two have not been separated