Protesters want immigration officials out of state courts

A group of local activists, including former New London mayor Daryl Finizio, left, and state representative Christine Conley, second from right, gather to protest Trump administration immigration policies outside the GA10 courthouse on Broad St. in New London Thursday, June 21, 2018. The protest was organized by Finizio who had to leave early to represent clients in the courthouse.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

"We have parents separated from their children by the federal authorities (in Texas)," Finizio said. "That could happen in New London."

Norwich police investigating untimely death

Detectives are investigating an untimely death that occurred Thursday in the area of Yantic River Falls.

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Case against former Montville substitute teacher pushed to July

Ryan Fish, 23, pleaded not guilty in May to multiple charges connected to a handful of slapboxing matches in his math class between September and October.

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Groton police: Drug arrests yield 133 bags of heroin, $2,542 in cash

A Norwich woman and Hartford man were arrested after officers said they found 26 grams of crack cocaine, 133 bags of heroin, 60 benzodiazepine pills, nine opiate pills, 2 grams of marijuana and 1 gram of cocaine.

Still searching: Volunteers hope to bring home boater lost off Groton

Volunteers Lisa Garner, left, and Ronald Surrell search the coast along Harkness Memorial State Park for Sofia McKenna on Monday, June 18, 2018, in Waterford.  An informal search covers area in Groton, New London and Waterford every day looking for McKenna who remains missing after a May 27 boating mishap off Avery Point in Groton.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A coalition of volunteers is Michelle McKenna’s last hope that her daughter, Sofia, will be found.

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With sports betting, Rhode Island roars by Connecticut, again

The Connecticut General Assembly never managed to take up sports betting, tolls or legalizing pot.

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World War I photos, documents to be scanned Saturday at Otis Library in Norwich

Otis Library will host the Connecticut State Library’s final “WWI Digitization Day” from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the library community room.

Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Team kicks off summer tour on Saturday

Mystic Aquarium will kick off its summer effort to raise awareness about its Animal Rescue Program this summer, with appearances at three area beaches on Saturday.

Stonington to begin Hewitt Road work

The Town of Stonington has announced that it will begin an extensive eight-week project to rebuild Hewitt Road at the end of this month.

Stonington will not submit rezoning plan on behalf of Mystic property owners

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission this week rejected a request by a group of Broadway Avenue extension and Edgemont Street property owners who asked the commission to submit an application to rezone their land from manufacturing to...

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Regents approve plan to consolidate community colleges in 2023

The governing board of Connecticut’s 12 community colleges voted Thursday to move forward with implementing a new plan to merge the schools into a single accredited institution — but this time in five years.

Court upholds conviction in Brown University athlete assault

Rhode Island Supreme Court upholds the conviction of a Connecticut man who assaulted a former Brown University basketball player, leaving him permanently impaired