Amid tumult over fights, Montville schools announce leadership lineup

School officials finalized a leadership plan Friday in the wake of three administrators being placed on leave pending internal and criminal investigations into alleged failures to report classroom fighting last fall.

Mystic, Westerly, Essex among nominees for Best Coastal Small Town in U.S.

Downtown Westerly, is seen in the bottom half of this aerial photo. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A panel of nine travel experts for 10Best, a USA Today site, has named Mystic, Westerly and Essex among the 20 nominees for Best Coastal Small Town in the United States.

Roadwork planned for I-395

Drivers should expect delays next week on a six-mile stretch of Interstate 395 between Montville and Norwich, where the state Department of Transportation is planning a surveying project.

Police issue Silver Alert for Montville woman

State police on Saturday afternoon said they were looking for a 24-year-old Montville woman named Taylor Hanson, who they said went missing Friday.

Pair charged with embezzling $32K from Norwich McDonald's

Police on Friday charged two women with larceny for allegedly embezzling more than $32,000 in cash from the McDonald's at 78 Town St.

3 Montville school administrators charged with failure to report fights

From left: Superintendent Brian C. Levesque, Assistant Principal Tatiana Patten and Principal Jeffrey Theodoss.

State police on Thursday charged three school administrators with failing to report fights that took place in a substitute teacher’s classroom last fall.

Police seek suspects in burglaries at Waterford businesses

Police are looking for two suspects from a string of burglaries that took place overnight into Wednesday morning.

Head-on collision sends two to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Two people were taken to Backus Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries following a head-on collision Thursday afternoon.

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As Arctic role grows, Coast Guard cadets get chance to weigh in

First-class Cadet Jordan Fonville works with a model of a commercial Arctic multipurpose support vessel during a naval architecture class on Thursday, April 19, 2018, at the Coast Guard Academy. As part of their senior project, cadets are designing medium icebreakers for Coast Guard and commercial use. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Coast Guard Academy cadets are thinking up the kind of icebreakers the Coast Guard will need to operate in one of the most remote regions in the world.

Vice President Mike Pence to speak at Coast Guard Academy graduation

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Pence will be the keynote speaker at the Coast Guard Academy's graduation on May 23, the academy announced Friday afternoon. (Karel Navarro/AP Photo)

Vice President Mike Pence will be the keynote speaker at the Coast Guard Academy's graduation on May 23, the academy announced Friday afternoon.

Sub base commander to talk at La Grua Center on April 26 about installation's history, future

Capt. Paul Whitescarver, commanding officer of the Naval Submarine Base, will discuss the base's history and its mission and role today in an ever-changing world of fiscal challenges and dynamic threats as part of La Grua Center's Military Matters...

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Democrats tell black activists: Trump is 'the darkness'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during the ninth annual Women in the World Summit, Friday, April 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Ambitious Dems to black activists: President Trump is 'the darkness'

Civil rights prosecutors urge charges against NYC police officer in Garner death

Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a New York police officer in the 2014 death of Eric Garner

NYC paid $4.7 million in sex harassment claims over 4 years

New York City officials are releasing data showing that the city settled 32 sexual harassment cases for $4.7 million over a four-year period ending last year