Police: Man who barricaded himself in Groton home is in custody

Police take up positions on Mitchell St. in Groton City outside a house where a man was barricaded  Friday, May 25, 2018. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Police have apprehended the man who barricaded himself inside his Fleming Court home Friday morning, prompting a large emergency response and a shelter in place alert for neighbors.

Norwich Adult Education holds graduation

Norwich Regional Adult Education held its graduation ceremony Thursday for 42 students in the high school credit diploma program and nine in the General Education Development program.

Students to be honored at 34th annual Nick Woviotis Memorial Scholarship Award ceremony

Kevin Ruiz of New London High School and Emily Smith of Saint Bernard School are co-recipients of the 34th annual Nick Woviotis Memorial Scholarship Award. The awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 25, at the Italian Dramatic Club in New...

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Harbor School revives Memorial Day celebration

After a several-year hiatus, Harbor School has revived a Memorial Day program to be held at 11 a.m. on Friday.

East Lyme voters approve 2018-19 budget

Voters on Thursday approved the town’s 2018-19 budget of $71,787,140, a spending plan that is 1.35 percent more than the current year’s.

Norwich man accused of assaulting woman with hammer

Police on Thursday arrested a Norwich man who allegedly struck a woman in the head with a hammer.

Groton motorcycle accident sends two to hospital

Town police responded to a report of a motorcycle down in the area of Groton Square and Kentucky Fried Chicken at 8:05 p.m.

Norwich police make two arrests in December home invasion, assault

Police say a bitter business partnership breakup led to a Dec. 1 home invasion and assault at a home on West Town Street that resulted in two arrests.

New London police seize gun, arrest three on drug charges

Police seized a gun, drugs, cash and a ballistic vest and arrested three people Tuesday in a raid at a Nautilus Drive apartment.

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Bargain gambling at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun?

If Connecticut legalizes betting, the tribes say they would stop making payments on their slot...

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Another $5K reward offered for info on Rhode Island church fire

Federal officials have announced another $5,000 reward for information about a fire that damaged a Rhode Island church in December

2 hurt as Westerly quarry blasting sends granite flying into truck

A planned explosion at a quarry in a Rhode Island town sent granite flying into a nearby truck, injuring two town employees

Stop & Shop recalls frozen broccoli amid listeria concerns

The Stop & Shop supermarket chain has issued a recall for its store brand frozen broccoli after listeria was found during routine testing of the product at a store in Connecticut

Ex-Gov. Rowland scheduled to be released from federal custody

Former Gov. John G. Rowland is scheduled to be released from federal custody on Sunday.