Snowboating in Groton

Employees with Spicer's Marina in Groton work on winterizing the marina as a light snow falls on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Employees with Spicer's Marina in Groton were working on winterizing the marina as a light snow fell Thursday.

Old roads out, new ones in after Ledyard Town Council meeting

Wednesday night's Town Council meeting was a whirlwind of votes, the culmination of several years of discussions on topics including the abandonment of a town road.

Police seek man in self-storage unit thefts in Griswold

Police say that between 10:19 p.m. Tuesday and 3:37 a.m. Wednesday, a masked white man cut the locks on 17 storage units and removed items.

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Westerly names Shawn Lacey as new police chief

Town Manager J. Mark Rooney announced late Thursday morning that he has appointed Capt. Shawn M. Lacey as the town’s new police chief.

Police commissioners table decision on boathouse parking spots

The Board of Police Commissioners on Thursday tabled a decision on a controversial plan to place seven parallel parking spots along Route 27 for the proposed Mystic River Boathouse Park.

Stonington Free Library receives $145,000 grant for renovations

The Stonington Free Library announced Thursday that it has received a $145,000 matching grant from the Connecticut State Library Board to help fund phase 2 of its renovation and handicapped accessibility project.

Police investigating bomb threats in Connecticut, nationwide but emails aren't credible

As a precautionary measure, schools in Griswold, Madison, Cromwell and Suffield were evacuated.

Two-car crash clogs traffic on I-95 south in Old Lyme

Traffic is congested on Interstate 95 south between exits 73 and 70 because of a two-car crash, the state Department of Transportation said.

Flipped tractor-trailer causes heavy backup on I-395

Crews clean up after a tractor-trailer rollover on I-395 southbound south of Exit 6 Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

An overturned tractor-trailer forced the closure of one lane on Interstate 395 south Thursday morning, backing traffic up into Norwich.

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Attorney general investigation of Connecticut Landmarks is finished

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Sandy Hook school receives threat on shooting anniversary

Students at Sandy Hook Elementary School have been sent home for the day after a bomb threat forced an evacuation of the new building on the sixth anniversary of the massacre that killed 20 first-graders and six educators

Community makes compassion the theme of Sandy Hook anniversary

Dozens of volunteers will accept donations of winter clothes, food, toys and other supplies for the needy during the anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass murder.

Lamont skips Trump's meeting with new governors

Connecticut Gov.-elect Ned Lamont skipped President Donald Trump's White House meeting with new governors

Nancy Wyman poised to become next chair of Connecticut Democrats

Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman is poised to become the next chairman of the Connecticut Democratic Party