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Southeastern Connecticut natives graduate from college

Natives of the region earn their degrees from colleges and universities across the country.

Connecticut sees more COVID-19 deaths, fewer hospitalizations

Gov. Ned Lamont, in a Saturday update on the state’s coronavirus response efforts, reported more laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths but fewer hospitalizations.

NFA names new guidance department head

Norwich Free Academy on Thursday named guidance department head Jessica Vocatura as director of guidance effective July 1.

Preston residents offer mixed opinions on proposed school budget

A debate over the proposed $12.2 million school budget dominated a two-hour budget teleconference public hearing Thursday night.

Ledyard Town Council sends $60.1 million budget to Monday public hearing

Residents interested in participating in the virtual town meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. on June 1, can view access information at https://townledyard.civicweb.net.

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Community Foundation announces $473,517 in COVID-19 grants

The grants are from the Community Foundation's Neighbors for Neighbors Fund and are being distributed to 61 recipients.

Exploring Alewife Cove in New London

Jack Perch, 5, of New London reaches with his net while wading Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Alewife Cove in New London with family friend Gigi Loucraft of Lebanon. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

For at least one young explorer, the cove is full of things to discover.

Norwich Diocese allows weekday Masses beginning June 8

Bishop Michael Cote on Wednesday released guidelines on social distancing, masks and Holy Communion.

Two hurt in Norwich scooter crash

Two people were injured, one critically, when a motor scooter was involved in collision with motor vehicle at 457 Main St. on Sunday afternoon

Police logs - May 30, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police investigating death of man in Norwich

Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found dead Friday morning in Norwich.

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Protests peaceful in Boston by day turn violent at nightfall

Protesters demonstrate Sunday, May 31, 2020, in Boston, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Thousands of people marched through Boston during the afternoon carrying signs and chanting in a peaceful protest of the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis

Lamont wears 'I can't breathe' T-shirt, urges peaceful protests

Gov. Ned Lamont wore an “I can't breathe” T-shirt in a video message supporting peaceful demonstrations as protesters across Connecticut called for justice following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis

Conn. state parks shut parking lots to control crowds

More than 30 Maine business owners have joined a federal class action lawsuit over the governor's decision to delay the reopening of restaurants in Cumberland, York and Androscoggin counties to stop the spread of the coronavirus

COVID-19 deaths approach 4,000 in state

Gov. Ned Lamont reported Sunday that over the past 24 hours another 32 people have died due to the COVID-19 virus but hospitalizations decreased by 52.

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