Region natives graduate from college

Region natives graduate from universities around the country.

Man taken to hospital after being struck by car in New London

Police said the accident occurred about 8:34 p.m. Friday in the area of 345 Bank St.

Winter visitors come to Stonington amid not-so-wintry weather

A common loon emerges from the water with a crab in its beak while searching for food Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in the waters of Stonington Harbor.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A common loon and a harbor seal were spotted Friday in the waters of Stonington Harbor.

Groton to hold Troops to Teachers information session

Groton Public Schools, in partnership with the Connecticut State Department of Education, will host a Troops to Teachers information session on Tuesday.

State Sen. Heather Somers and state Rep. Mike France to meet with voters Saturday in Preston

State Rep. Mike France, R-Ledyard, and state Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, will hold a town hall-style meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Preston Public Library.

LOCAL

State Rep. Dubitsky to meet with voters Monday in Norwich

State Rep. Doug Dubitsky, R-Chaplin, will hold a town hall-style meeting with voters at 6 p.m. Monday at Norwich City Hall.

Statchen to run again for 18th District state Senate seat

Democrat Bob Statchen, who was defeated by Republican Heather Somers in the race for the 18th District state Senate seat in 2018, has announced he will run again for the seat this fall.

New utility cooperative CEO calls for focus on future planning

New Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative CEO Dave Meisinger will focus on the future of the agency.

Keating retiring after 25 years on the job in New London

Capt. Lawrence J. Keating on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, outside the New London Police Department. He retired on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, after 25 years of service in the department.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Keating joined the police department in 1995 because he wanted variety on the job. It was what he expected, and more.

Police seek Norwich man in connection with fatal Westerly shooting

Westerly police are investigating a fatal shooting Saturday even as police converged in Ledyard to track a possible suspect.

ME says Todt family was likely dead for weeks

The Todt family is pictured in this undated photo. Police in Celebration, Fla., are investigating four deaths at the home of a couple, Anthony and Megan Todt, who own a Colchester physical therapy practice.  (

Megan Todt and her children were likely dead for weeks when their bodies were found in a home the family rented in Celebration, Fla., last week, according to a medical examiner.

STATE/NORTHEAST

Judge: Students can't be kicked out of UConn housing

A federal judge has ruled that two University of Connecticut students cannot be kicked out of university housing while their First Amendment lawsuit is in progress

State trooper's duties limited pending probe into fatal shooting

A coalition of religious leaders and the family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by a Connecticut State Police trooper have come to an agreement with the state on the duty status of the trooper involved in the shooting

Flights of historic planes grounded pending investigation

A nonprofit foundation that operates short flights on World War II era aircraft has agreed to offer only ground tours while the Federal Aviation Administration continues an investigation into a deadly crash of one of its vintage planes

Judge rules for male student in UConn misconduct probe

A federal judge has issued a temporary order requiring the University of Connecticut to reinstate a male student who had been banned from campus for two years amid a sexual misconduct investigation

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