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Notes from the Old Noank Jail: The Schooner Alvei

Sea Vessel (SV) Alvei has lived a long and varied life.
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This is part one covering the almost three-year voyage of our new resident topsail schooner, Sea Vessel (SV) Alvei.

A friendly water fight among neighbors

The Johnson and Kitzman girls, neighborhood friends in Ledyard, have a water fight Wednesday, June 28, 2022, while their families spend the day together at Eastern Point Beach in Groton.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The Johnson and Kitzman girls, neighborhood friends from Ledyard, have a water fight Wednesday while their families spend the day together at Eastern Point Beach in Groton.

Blumenthal, city leaders talk guns, abortion in New London

While Blumenthal and advocates praised gun legislation passed last week, they bemoaned the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and considered Connecticut’s future for reproductive health.

Montville Planning and Zoning Commission approves Affordable Housing Plan

The town of Montville's Planning and Zoning Commission approved its Affordable Housing Plan in a 7-2 vote Tuesday night.

North Stonington farm preserved for agricultural uses

A partnership between federal, state and nonprofit agencies have worked to permanently preserve the 69-acre, family-owned Birkbeck Farm in North Stonington, ensuring that the land will be protected for agricultural uses into the future. (Courtesy of the Connecticut Farmland Preservation Program)

A partnership between federal, state and nonprofit agencies worked to permanently preserve Birkbeck Farm, ensuring that the land will be protected for agricultural uses into the future.

Groton polling places for primary, general elections announced

Polling places in Groton have been announced for the Aug. 9 primary and Nov. 8 general election.

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COLUMNS

Connecticut Republicans need to denounce Trump ASAP

The party needs to start purging the Trumpists and stop appeasing them.

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Police search for Ledyard teen missing for four days

A Silver Alert was issued late Wednesday afternoon for Camryn Rianney, 15. She is described as a 5-foot-2 blonde with green eyes, weighing about 200 pounds.

Boat mechanic burned in Pawcatuck

A mechanic working on a boat at Norwest Marine on River Road in Pawcatuck suffered third-degree burns to his legs Wednesday afternoon after police and fire officials say a butane torch he was using ignited fumes from a boat's fuel tank.

Norwich man arrested on drug-related charges

Officers reported finding "significant amounts" of fentanyl, Suboxone strips and crack cocaine, as well as to drug packaging materials and scales, at a Broadway residence.

Missing Norwich boy, 4, found safe

A missing 4-year-old boy was found safe Tuesday night under a thick row of hedges near his home after a search by first responders and residents, police said.

Police logs - June 29, 2022

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

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New York governor: State to limit where guns can be carried

FILE — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signs a package of bills to strengthen gun laws, June 6, 2022, in New York. The Supreme Court, Thursday, June 23, 2022, struck down a restrictive New York gun law in a major ruling for gun rights. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

New York leaders plan to ban people from carrying firearms into many places of business unless the owners put up a sign saying guns are welcome

Chief: Officer hit woman at abortion rally, should be fired

The chief of police in Rhode Island’s capital has recommended that a city officer charged with assaulting a woman during an abortion-rights protest should lose his job