Friends and Neighbors: EB shipbuilding course holds graduation

Left to right, instructor Jude Pescatello, Mike Barney, Justin Reid, Jonathon Chanthamert, Wyatt Werling, Riley Burnside, Ian Cote, Mike Young, Kolin Fritscher, James Tuttle, Jeremy Ritchie and instructor John Koussa. Not pictured: Malcolm Lewis. (photo submitted)

Twenty-six area high school students, including 11 from Stonington and North Stonington, were honored June 5 at the Westerly Education Center for completing courses in maritime pipefitting and sheet metal.

Old Lyme first selectwoman tapped to head state port authority

This rendering shows one option for maximum buildout potential proposed for State Pier in New London, which has the potential to be used by the burgeoning offshore wind industry. (Courtesy of Connecticut Port Authority)

At a special meeting held Wednesday at Town Hall, Connecticut Port Authority board members elected new leadership to continue oversight of the port authority’s mission of supporting the state’s maritime economy

Testing the waters in Norwich

From left, cousins Jovanni Arrieta, 12, of New London, Damien Pulst, 8, of Norwich, Jolijah Arrieta, 10, of New London and Jeremy Soler, 11, of Norwich dip their toes in Spaulding Pond to test how cold the water is before jumping in Wednesday, June 19, 2019, while visiting the beach in Mohegan Park in Norwich on opening day of the summer season.  The boys' grandfather said they wanted to come to the pond on opening day

Cousins Jovanni Arrieta, 12, of New London, Damien Pulst, 8, of Norwich, Jolijah Arrieta, 10, of New London and Jeremy Soler, 11, of Norwich dip their toes in Spaulding Pond to test how cold the water is before jumping in Wednesday, opening day.

Preston finance board cuts budgets for second try at voter approval

The Board of Finance cut $60,000 from the proposed school budget and $40,000 from the town government budget in the wake of the June 11 referendum defeat of both budgets.

Groton Family Farm to host day of music, hopes people take interest in project

The Groton Family Farm has announced that it is welcoming people to enjoy a daylong lineup of musical performances, from the electric ukulele to beatboxing to a swing band, on Friday as part of Make Music Day.

Montville Mayor Ron McDaniel announces re-election bid

Mayor Ron McDaniel recently announced he will seek a third term as the town executive.

Norwich police charge woman with having sex with minor

Norwich police charged a New York woman Monday with second-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

Crew to work in Mystic as part of water main replacement project

Aquarion Water Company announced a crew will be working from midnight Wednesday to 8 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Route 1 and Pearl Street in Mystic as part of its water main replacement project.

Scotland Road bridge to close Saturday through mid-August

The bridge deck will be replaced in a $1.89 million project.

Friends and Neighbors: Salem, East Lyme Girl Scouts take Gold Awards

Sophia Rogers of Salem (photo submitted)

Girl Scouts Sophia Rogers of Salem and Lauren Adrezin of East Lyme have earned the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.

Students named to Three Rivers dean's list

The following students have been named to the dean's list at Three Rivers Community College.

Your stars June 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19): When faced with an obstacle, don't let anger and frustration take over. Consider your options, and make adjustments that encourage positive change. Keep in mind you are in charge of your life. Physical...

Plan for two new hotels in Mystic withdrawn

The development group proposing to build two hotels behind the Holiday Inn Express on Coogan Boulevard withdrew its application Tuesday night.

Taftville apartment building sold to Rocky Hill developer

The City Council Monday approved selling the tax-foreclosed property to a Rocky Hill developer who specializes in restoring such buildings.

Norwich to notify marina owner of lease violations

The City Council voted late Monday to put the marina owner on notice that the city would find the group in default unless corrections are made.

Woman injured in trash compactor accident in New London

New London firefighters secure the scene where a woman sustained injuries Wednesday, June 19, 2019, after being trapped inside a cardboard trash compactor at the NSA Supermarkets at the New London Shopping Center. A Lawrence + Memorial Hospital paramedic assisted firefighters in removing the woman safely from the compactor and she was transported to the hospital. (Tim Cook/The Day)

A woman sustained potentially life-threatening injuries Wednesday when a trash compactor was activated with her inside.

Norwich man faces several charges after crash

A Norwich man was arrested on several charges this week after police said he crashed his car, fled the scene and later allegedly assaulted a public safety officer at the William W. Backus Hospital.

Police issue Silver Alert for missing New London teen

Rose Andrades, 17, is described as a white, Hispanic female with brown hair and brown eyes. She weighs about 170 pounds and is about 5 feet 10 inches tall.

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An unenthusiastic response to Lamont’s tolls reboot

The administration of Gov. Ned Lamont re-launched its campaign for highway tolls in a private two-pronged pitch to wary legislative leaders Wednesday.

With air quality on the line, CT is ready to fight new Trump power plan

State Attorney General William Tong calls President Donald Trump's new relaxation of Obama-era rules 'unlawful.'

Jon Stewart keeping up pressure on behalf of 9/11 first responders

Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart lends his support to firefighters, first responders and survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Jon Stewart used buddy Colbert's late-night show to keep pressure on McConnell over fund to aid Sept. 11 first responders