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...

In the Times: More ways to get your good news public

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.

Police logs - June 20, 2018

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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.

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.

Serious crash on Interstate 395 in Montville

A motorcyclist was seriously injured early Sunday night in a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 395 near the Troop E state police barracks.

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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.

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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

Fixing a massive NYC plumbing leak, 55 stories underground

In this Wednesday, May 16, 2018 photo, tunnel workers push equipment up a rail track to a machine boring a 2.5-mile bypass tunnel for the Delaware Aqueduct, in Marlboro, N.Y. Hard-hat workers are toiling deep underground, 55 stories beneath the Hudson River, to eliminate gushing leaks in an aging tunnel that carries half the city's water supply over 85 miles from Catskill Mountain reservoirs. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Big fix: New York City spending $1 billion to carve bypass around gushing leaks in massive water tunnel