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Lacrosse game held in the rain on new Groton field

Fans take cover from the rain Thursday, April 15, 2021, while watching the Fitch vs. Waterford boys´ lacrosse game in Groton.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Fans took cover from the rain Thursday while watching the Fitch vs. Waterford boys' lacrosse game in Groton.

New London man arrested in alleged Norwich home invasion

A New London man faces assault, robbery and other charges stemming from an alleged home invasion at a Norwich residence.

Mystic Seaport holds Pirate Days

From left, Michelle Hill, her sons Brayden, 3, and Preston, 4, and husband, Cliff, all of North Branford, battle the wind while wearing ponchos Thursday, April 15, 2021, as they visit the Mystic Seaport for Pirate Days.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

The second day of Mystic Seaport Museum's Pirate Days was a bit soggy for visitors, but the show went on nevertheless.

Rep. Howard to hold Pawcatuck River cleanup on April 24

State Rep. Greg Howard, R-Stonington, will host an Earth Day cleanup of the Pawcatuck River on Saturday, April 24.

Coast Guard Ice Patrol commemorates the Titanic

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol participate in a ceremony Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in New London, to commemorate the sinking of the RMS Titanic.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol participate in a ceremony honoring the Titanic.

Mountain biker severely injured in Groton

On Wednesday afternoon, a mountain biker had to be transported by Life Star helicopter from the Groton Town police department after sustaining severe injuries, police say.

Police logs - April 15, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Police logs - April 14, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.


Pandemic may lead to long-term changes in Connecticut school calendar

Connecticut officials say the impact of the pandemic on students and their families could lead to long-term changes in how the school day and school year look in the state

Rhode Island will offer free rides to vaccination sites

Rhode Island is opening up coronavirus vaccine eligibility to all people age 16 and older starting Monday, and to make it easier for people to get to a vaccination site, the state will provide free transportation

Connecticut continues to adjust to Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause

A FEMA mobile vaccination van and the state’s vans will switch to Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and will return to sites three or four weeks after administering first doses to give second doses, officials say.

After months on lam, slaughterhouse escapee beefalo caught

Police in Connecticut say an 800- to 900-pound beefalo that has been roaming the woods in western Connecticut since it escaped on its way to a slaughterhouse more than 250 days ago has been captured