Death of 17-year-old New London man remains under investigation

New London High School observed a moment of silence on Wednesday morning and has counselors available to students grieving the death of a 17-year-old Luis Roman, a former student at the school.

Missing Groton sailor found safe

A 24-year-old U.S. Navy sailor, who had been missing for about a week, has been found safe and unharmed in another state, according to police.

Crash closes part of Old Colchester Road in Montville

A portion of Old Colchester Road is closed as crews work to replace a utility pole, police said early Wednesday.

Families clash at New London murder arraignment

David Edwards of New London during his arraignment in New London Superior Court on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Edwards is accused of the murder of Joshua Fine of New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

David Carson Edwards, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Joshua Fine, 27, in the chest during an early morning melee on April 2 near the American Legion on Garfield Avenue in New London.



The rest of Trump's Cabinet makes Linda McMahon look good

The former wrestling mogul, circling the country preaching her small business sermon, has remained...


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Montville school admins' emails: no mention of reporting fighting to authorities

Montville school administrators reacted to videos of classroom fighting with dismay in October. But they did not discuss contacting authorities in an email exchange after learning of the incident.

Preston residents to consider new elementary school bleachers

A special town meeting will be held Thursday to seek residents’ approval to use up to $35,000 in capital bond funds remaining from the replacement of the gym floor at Preston Veterans’ Memorial School to replace the bleachers in the...

Old Lyme community to celebrate opening of accessible playground at Cross Lane Park

The community on Thursday will celebrate the official opening of the new Cross Lane Playground, seen Tuesday, April 24, 2018. The playground was designed with features that are accessible to children and family members of all abilities. (Kimberly Drelich/The Day)

When the playground at Cross Lane Park was aging and in need of replacement and the Parks and Recreation Department didn't have funding a few years ago to replace the playground, the Lyme-Old Lyme Junior Women's Club stepped up and offered to start...

Preston budgets to go to public hearing unchanged

The Board of Finance will present the proposed 2018-19 town government and school budgets unchanged to residents at a May 17 public hearing and also will explain how the recent property revaluation will make it seem that taxes could go up higher...



Governors form group to study gun violence, offer solutions

The governors of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Delaware and Puerto Rico are forming the nation's first consortium to conduct gun violence research

College newspapers across U.S. campaign to secure their future

College journalists are speaking up for themselves in a coordinated campaign to combat some of the same forces that have battered newspapers across the country

Connecticut senators introduce federal legislation to help homeowners

Connecticut's senators are introducing new federal legislation to financially help homeowners with crumbing foundations

Police: Maine man killed deputy, stole his car and robbed store

This 2007 photo shows Somerset County Cpl. Sheriff Eugene Cole , who was killed early Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Norridgewock, Maine. A search is underway for a suspect who stole the deputy's cruiser and robbed a convenience store afterward. (Jeff Pouland/The Central Maine Morning Sentinel via AP)

Maine authorities are searching for a man believed to be armed who they say fatally shot a sheriff's deputy, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store