Old Lyme voters pass budget, 300-acre open space purchase

With about 50 residents in attendance, voters unanimously approved the town’s total $38.9 million budget proposed for the 2019-20 fiscal year Monday night, as well as a 300-acre land purchase for open space.

Police: Norwich man intentionally crashed into ex-girlfriend's car

Police have charged a Norwich man with intentionally crashing into a car driven by his ex-girlfriend on the evening of April 28.

Forum in New London on Wednesday to address proposed consolidation of city offices

A community forum will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at 6 Shaw's Cove, the office complex that is the proposed site for city office space.

Norwich board delays action on Bilda's pension

The Norwich pension board met behind closed doors for nearly two hours Tuesday to discuss former NPU General Manager John Bilda's penson application.

Ledyard voters approve 2019-20 proposed budget

After a sparsely attended town meeting Monday, residents voted Tuesday to approve the proposed budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

LOCAL

Preston budget town meeting, referendum postponed

The budget town meeting will be rescheduled to 7:30 p.m. May 30 at the Preston Plains Middle School.

I-395 bridge project expected to cause 'heavy delays' in Waterford

A 10-day bridge project on Interstate 395 north is expected to cause heavy delays in town starting next week, police said.

West Side Middle School evacuated after potential threat; students get home safely

Superintendent Michael Graner said West Side Middle School was evacuated after a potential threat was identified around dismissal time.

Montville woman charged in alleged armed robbery

Police charged Montville woman with robbery and other charges in connection with an alleged armed robbery Feb. 12 in the Stop & Shop supermarket parking lot.

New London police searching for driver who seriously injured pedestrian

Police said they're searching for a driver who struck and seriously injured a man near Shaw and Hamilton streets early Monday.

Police logs - May 19

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

STATE/NORTHEAST

Connecticut considers restrictions on police chases

This still image from police dash camera video released Friday, May 3, 2019, by the Hartford State's Attorney shows Police Officer Layau Eulizier pointing his weapon at a car being driven at him by Anthony Jose Vega Cruz during an attempted traffic stop April 20 in Wethersfield, Conn. Eulizier shot through the windshield, striking Vega Cruz, of Wethersfield, who died two days later at a hospital. (Hartford State's Attorney via AP)

Connecticut officials are considering restricting when police statewide can chase motor vehicles in response to what appears to be an increase in dangerous pursuits

Woman who had hot wax dropped in her eye settles suit for $400,000

A Connecticut woman who got hot wax dropped in her eye at beauty spa has settled a lawsuit against the now-closed business for $400,000

Lamont calls for focus on budget, special session on tolls

Gov. Ned Lamont called on lawmakers to focus on the state budget and wait for a special legislative session to address electronic tolls

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling

In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat in New York. A Florida judge has blocked prosecutors from using video that allegedly shows Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor. Judge Leonard Hanser ruled Monday, May, 13, 2019, that Jupiter police did not follow proper procedures after installing the hidden cameras that secretly recorded Kraft visiting the Orchids of Asia Day Spa twice in January. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor

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