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U.S. Attorney's Office reaches settlement with Mystic hotel over ADA complaint

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has reached a settlement agreement with the Quality Inn Mystic-Groton after an Americans with Disabilities Act complaint was filed against the establishment.

Police logs - May 30, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police investigating death of man in Norwich

Police are conducting a death investigation after a man was found dead Friday morning in Norwich.

Police: Stonington High student was injured by truck left in neutral

Police said that Ben French had incorrectly thought the truck was in park but when it began to roll away, he tried to stop it and was struck by the trailer hitch.

Police logs - May 29, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Police logs - May 28, 2020

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

UPDATED: Fire displaces family in Norwich

Norwich firefighters extinguish a blaze late Monday, May 25, 2020, at 36 Hedge Ave. on the city's east side. There were no reported injuries.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Norwich firefighters extinguish a blaze at 36 Hedge Ave. on the city's east side late Monday.

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Groton wants $12,500 in fines from Spicer Mansion

A partial shutdown of Superior Court due to the pandemic delayed a zoning lawsuit against Spicer...

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Preston residents offer mixed opinions on proposed school budget

A debate over the proposed $12.2 million school budget dominated a two-hour budget teleconference public hearing Thursday night.

Region's summer camps canceled or modified due to pandemic

Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department Capt. Jason Pollard chases John Derosa on July 17, 2017, during a game of Duck, Duck, Goose! with children in the Groton Parks and Recreation summer camp program at Claude Chester School. Summer camps and programs throughout the region have had to be changed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

With new state safety regulations and the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, private and town-run programs are either shutting down or adapting.

Ledyard Town Council sends $60.1 million budget to Monday public hearing

Residents interested in participating in the virtual town meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. on June 1, can view access information at https://townledyard.civicweb.net.

UPDATED: Local police leaders say Minneapolis incident erodes trust of community; demonstrators 'stand witness'

Elizabeth McAlister of New London watches cars pass All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation in New London while she and others participate in a public witness Black Lives Matter event Friday, May 29, 2020, in the wake of the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.  The event was limited to15 people due to the pandemic and was recorded live on Facebook.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Police chiefs in Groton, New London and Norwich spoke out about the George Floyd incident as members of the community planned a small "Black Lives Matter" public witness gathering Friday afternoon in New London.

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Shooting at birthday party leaves 1 dead, 4 injured

A gunman’s rampage during an outdoor birthday party near Boston has left one man dead and four others injured

State college and university campuses to reopen for start of fall semester

Connecticut community colleges can start offering certain types of classes Monday for spring semester students who need to complete programs, and state universities can start reopening campuses Aug. 24, officials announced Friday.