Crash closes part of Old Colchester Road in Montville

A portion of Old Colchester Road is closed as crews work to replace a utility pole, police said early Wednesday.

Families clash at New London murder arraignment

David Edwards of New London during his arraignment in New London Superior Court on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.  Edwards is accused of the murder of Joshua Fine of New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

David Carson Edwards, 39, is accused of fatally shooting Joshua Fine, 27, in the chest during an early morning melee on April 2 near the American Legion on Garfield Avenue in New London.

Mashantucket tribal official facing drunken-driving charges in California

Police in Santa Monica, Calif., have charged the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s chief of staff with drunken driving in a crash with a train last week that left his two teenage sons injured, one critically.

Police: Stonington man drove with a suspended license twice in eight hours

Stonington police charged a Pawcatuck man Monday with driving with a suspended license twice within less than eight hours.

Police logs - April 25, 2018

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Three New London businesses burglarized

New London Police responded to burglaries at three New London businesses on April 15, according to Capt. Brian Wright.

New London police arrest man after assault on pregnant girlfriend

New London police arrested a 19-year-old man Monday after his pregnant girlfriend was treated at a Hartford hospital for serious but non-life threatening injuries, according to a police department news release.



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Montville schools to implement more mandated reporter training

David and Donna Swinburne, parents of a Montville Public Schools student, were upset with the Board of Education during a meeting of the in the auditorium of Montville High School on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Donna wipes tears from her face. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Less than a week after three top administrators were placed on paid leave, Acting Superintendent Laurie Pallin on Tuesday said she has called for added mandated reporter training for all staff and administrators.

Montville High administrator Orbe responds to allegations

Montville High School interim Assistant Principal Phil Orbe responded to allegations "involving an incident with a student" that placed him on paid leave on Monday. Orbe said the incident, reported Monday, occurred "three to five weeks ago" and...

Groton Town Council approves 2.75 percent tax rate increase

The Town Council on Tuesday approved a tentative tax rate of 24.28 mills to fund the budget for the coming fiscal year, a mill rate increase of 2.75 percent.

New London poised to vote on new school superintendent

East Hartford Assistant Superintendent Cynthia E. Ritchie is expected to be named the new superintendent of schools this week.



City asks judge to end lawsuit over fatal school stabbing

Lawyers for a Connecticut city where a teenage girl was stabbed to death at her high school are asking a state judge to end a wrongful death lawsuit by the student's mother

Police catch up with man wanted in ear-biting incident

A Connecticut man police say was wanted for biting off another person's earlobe and swallowing it during a drunken brawl in 2013 has been arrested again for what officials describe as another alcohol-fueled fight