Lieutenant governor candidate Eva Burmudez Zimmerman meets supporters in New London

Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, center, a candidate for lieutenant governor, answered questions and posed for pictures Thursday, June 21, 2018, at a campaign rally at The Social Bar + Kitchen in New London. (Greg Smith/The Day)

Eva Bermudez Zimmerman, a candidate for lieutenant governor, is a millennial. She speaks to issues like child care that impact middle class families. And she is a diverse face in a mostly white state political landscape

Inmate charged with throwing feces at officer

An inmate at Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Institution threw his feces at a correctional officer on Tuesday, state police said.

School donates 24 hygiene kits, $1,000 to veterans home in New London

Clark Lane Middle School presented a $1,000 donation and 24 hygiene kits for the New London Homeless Hospitality Center's Veteran Transitional Housing Program-GPD Project Home.

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Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Team kicks off summer tour on Saturday

Mystic Aquarium will kick off its summer effort to raise awareness about its Animal Rescue Program this summer, with appearances at three area beaches on Saturday.

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.

Preston Board of Finance makes cuts to proposed budgets

The Board of Finance cut $20,000 from the proposed 2018-19 school budget and $10,000 from the town budget after lengthy discussion Tuesday night.

Norwich police investigating untimely death

Detectives are investigating an untimely death that occurred Thursday in the area of Yantic River Falls.

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With sports betting, Rhode Island roars by Connecticut, again

The Connecticut General Assembly never managed to take up sports betting, tolls or legalizing pot.

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Regents approve plan to consolidate community colleges in 2023

The governing board of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges voted Thursday to move forward with implementing a new plan to merge the schools into a single accredited institution — but this time in five years.

Connecticut congressional delegation heading to US border

Members of Connecticut's congressional delegation are heading to the US border to meet with migrant families

Probation program denied for ex-public defender investigator

A judge won't allow a former investigator for Connecticut's public defender's office who's accused of intimidating a witness to enter a special program that could have resulted in his charges being erased

Man ordered held on $1 million bail for daughter's death

Ohio man who was convicted of killing his wife in Massachusetts more than 20 years ago is ordered held on $1 million bail on charges that he killed his daughter in Connecticut

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ABC orders 'Roseanne' spinoff for fall minus Roseanne Barr

ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, says it will air a Conner family sitcom minus Roseanne Barr this fall