Montville man seriously injured after driving moped into pole

A Montville man driving a moped was seriously injured after he struck a utility pole on Route 32 Saturday morning, police said.

Four people rescued from capsized catamaran near Race Rock Light

Four people were rescued from the choppy, cold waters off Race Rock Light after their catamaran capsized Sunday afternoon, according to the New London Fire Department.

Police logs — Oct. 14, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police logs - Oct. 12, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Preston man dies in one-vehicle crash on Route 165

A 74-year-old Preston man is dead after his vehicle struck a tree on Route 165 Thursday night, state police said.

Police said standoff in Groton City 'peacefully resolved'

City Police said a police standoff in the area of Cutler Street and Morse Avenue has been "peacefully resolved."

Warrant: Driver and pedestrians both at fault in fatal Mystic crash

The investigation concluded driver Carol M. Belli, 73, of Groton and pedestrians Joanna Wakeman, 78, and her husband, Seth, 88, of Mystic all were found to be negligent.



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Ledyard Congregational to host History Day Oct. 20

Historic buildings around town will be open for tours with guides in period clothing.

New London schools to address trauma with music

The district has hired a board-certified music therapist for a new program at the middle school focused on reaching high-risk students who have experienced significant trauma.

What does the creation of a Waterford Fire Department mean for firefighters?

Part-time and volunteer firefighters repack hoses onto the fire engine March 22, 2014, as part of work duties around the Jordan Fire Company station. Jordan is one of Waterford's five volunteer fire companies. As the town has seen fewer and fewer volunteers in recent years, the Representative Town Meeting on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, passed, by a vote of 16-2, an ordinance that would create a townwide Waterford Fire Department. It will go into effect Oct. 22.  (Tim Cook/The Day)

The Waterford Representative Town Meeting passed an ordinance creating a townwide department.

Mystic Seaport serves up 700 gallons of chowder in seven varieties

From left, Samantha Waterman, Steven Boyd and Maria Carroca  of Coastal Gourmet fill chowder and bisque orders Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, opening day of Chowder Days at the Mystic Seaport Museum.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

About 700 gallons of chowder, ranging from staples like New England clam chowder to the more unique like Bahamian Conch, were made for the three-day Chowder Days event going on at Mystic Seaport Museum.



4 killed, 5 injured in shooting at illegal Brooklyn gambling den

People embrace at the scene of a shooting in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Authorities responded to a call about shots fired just before 7 a.m. and found four men dead in the Crown Heights neighborhood at an address that corresponds to a private social club according to a map of the street. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)

Four Brooklyn gamblers were killed early Saturday when an enraged fellow card player opened fire inside an illegal Brooklyn gambling den just before sunrise, authorities said.

Wedding guests in New Hampshire tackle gunman at ceremony

In this photo provided by WMUR-TV, police stand outside the New England Pentecostal church after reports of a shooting on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Pelham, N.H. WMUR-TV reports that Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon said a suspect is in custody. (Siobhan Lopez/WMUR-TV via AP)

A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday shooting two people including the presiding bishop before guests tackled the shooter and pinned him to the ground until police arrived, authorities said