Delays remain after morning crash on Gold Star Bridge

While crews quickly cleared a two-car crash on the southbound side of the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Tuesday morning, a state Department of Transportation website shows heavy delays remain in the area.

State police investigate theft of 2 1/2 tons of copper cable from Jewett City factory

State police are investigating the theft of 2,100 feet of copper cable weighing 2½ tons from the former Wyre Wind factory at 77 Anthony St.

Police logs - March 20, 2018

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Review finds Montville officer was justified in fatal shooting

Investigators from the Connecticut State Police Major Crime Squad collect evidence at the scene of a shooting involving a Montville police officer and a suspect at the Chesterfield Lodge located at 1596 Hartford-New London Turnpike in Oakdale, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. The officer was injured and the male suspect was shot. (Tim Martin/The Day)

A town police officer was justified when she used deadly force on a man who had taken her Taser and repeatedly struck her with it, the State's Attorney for the Windham Judicial District announced in a Monday report.



Washington lawmakers keep their state of Connecticut medical plans

Gubernatorial candidate Tim Herbst cites five former Connecticut lawmakers who have stayed on the...


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State title caps years of MHS cheerleading dominance

Montville High School Cheerleading team and coach Theresa Quibble, far right, celebrate victory. (Photo submitted)

The state title, Montville’s first in a girls’ sport since the 1982 cross country team, came a couple weeks after the team won its division at the Eastern Connecticut Conference championships.

Groton school budget projections show 4.4 percent increase over four years

New multi-year budget projections for the school system delineate savings that would result from the middle school consolidation in 2020, and predict a 4.4 percent budget increase from the 2018-19 school year to 2022-23.

Old Lyme forum addresses popularity, dangers of vaping

Teenagers in Connecticut and across the country are inhaling nicotine vapor products under their parents' and teachers' noses, and many young e-cigarette users are under the false impression that "vaping" is safe.

The Day sponsors Tuesday forum on navigating information on social media

Journalists from The Day will share tips on how to navigate the deluge of news and information on social media, how to check facts and verify sources on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the East Lyme Public Library. The journalists will discuss so-called "fake...



Battered East braces for wintry wallop on 1st day of spring

The fourth nor'easter in three weeks is set to smack the East Coast on the first day of spring

Lawmakers may extend Connecticut seat belt law to back seat

Connecticut lawmakers may extend the state's 33-year-old seat belt law to cover everyone riding in a vehicle

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announces run for governor

New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart officially announced her run for governor, the latest Republican to join the crowded field

4 students faint during choir practice

Authorities say four students were taken to the hospital after apparently being overcome by heat from stage lights during chorus practice at a Connecticut high school