For this world traveler, Williams School was just the right size

Williams School senior Olivia Fetter poses for a photo on campus Friday, May 18, 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Williams School senior Olivia Fetter has been around the world, but she came out of her shell in New London.

Norwich Public Utilities reaches contract agreements with two labor unions

Norwich Public Utilities officials this week approved three-year contracts with two labor unions that include 3 percent raises per year, double medical visit copayments and a Norwich residency incentive for on-call workers.

Carney, Pugliese endorsed by respective parties for 23rd House seat

Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Lyme, and Democratic challenger Matt Pugliese secured endorsements from their respective parties for the 23rd House District seat.

Groton motorcycle accident sends two to hospital

Town police responded to a report of a motorcycle down in the area of Groton Square and Kentucky Fried Chicken at 8:05 p.m.

Norwich police make two arrests in December home invasion, assault

Police say a bitter business partnership breakup led to a Dec. 1 home invasion and assault at a home on West Town Street that resulted in two arrests.

New London police seize gun, arrest three on drug charges

Police seized a gun, drugs, cash and a ballistic vest and arrested three people Tuesday in a raid at a Nautilus Drive apartment.

Bail agent captures East Lyme man in Tennessee, returns him to Connecticut

Michael E. Callanan had cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet, discarded it along Interstate 95 in New York and fled to Tennessee, according to bail bondsman Dan Venditto.

Parking restrictions announced for Coast Guard Academy graduation

Parking restrictions will be in place on Wednesday during the Coast Guard Academy graduation and visit from Vice President Mike Pence, the keynote speaker.




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Pence to graduating cadets: Coast Guard is entering historic period of investment

Ensigns toss their hats into the air during the 137th Commencement Exercises of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Vice President Mike Pence told the Coast Guard Academy's Class of 2018 on Wednesday that they are entering the Coast Guard at a time of "historic investment" in the military.

Largest group of African-Americans graduate from Coast Guard Academy

Adm. Paul Zukunft, right, commandant of the Coast Guard, addresses the 18 African-American, newly minted Coast Guard ensigns in the Coast Guard Academy's Class of 2018. The men and women represent the largest group of African-Americans to graduate from the academy. After graduation was over, the cadets' mentors gave them lieutenant commander shoulder boards, a rank usually achieved after 10 years of service, to encourage them to become leaders in the Coast Guard.  (Julia Bergman/The Day)

The ensigns were given lieutenant commander shoulder boards, a rank usually achieved after 10 years of Coast Guard service, as a memento to encourage them to become leaders in the service.

Sub base names dive locker after Navy's first female deep-sea diver

Commissioner Thomas Saadi, left, with the Department of Veterans Affairs, and Gary Tobias lift the flag from a sign as Tobias Hall is dedicated during a ceremony on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton.  The dive locker was named for Gary's sister, Donna Tobias, who was the Navy's first female hard hat diver.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The ceremony took place on what would've been Donna Tobias' 66th birthday. She died by suicide on Sept. 21, 2010, after a long struggle with depression.


Taking on the system: 'Dreamers' are getting law degrees

In this May 3, 2018 photo, Denia Perez, a student at Quinnipiac University School of Law, poses for a photo on the school's North Haven, Conn., campus. Connecticut's Judicial Branch is in the process of changing its rules to allow law students who don't have legal residency in the U.S to become practicing lawyers in the state. Perez, who was brought illegally to the United States from Mexico when she was 11 months old and who graduated this month, proposed the change. (Lauren Takores/Record-Journal via AP)

'Dreamer' law students discover that after years of schooling, first legal battle may involve ability to practice

Massachusetts casino cleaner charged with trying to poison co-workers

A member of the cleaning crew at a Massachusetts casino has been charged with trying to poison two co-workers by pouring cleaning fluid into their soft drinks

Families of Sandy Hook victims sue Infowars' Alex Jones

Right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is facing another defamation lawsuit by families of the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre for claiming the shooting was a hoax