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Exploring Alewife Cove in New London

Jack Perch, 5, of New London reaches with his net while wading Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Alewife Cove in New London with family friend Gigi Loucraft of Lebanon. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

For at least one young explorer, the cove is full of things to discover.

New Londoners can expect tax cut in approved budget

The City Council on Wednesday passed a $94.5 million budget for fiscal year 2020-21.

A birthday bouquet to celebrate 101 years, in Norwich

Alice Caron of Norwich receives flowers from Mayor Peter Nystrom after watching, from the deck of her home, all six Norwich fire departments and the police department drive by Thursday, May 28, 2020, for her 101st birthday. With Caron is her granddaughter, Erica Tremblay, center, partially blocked from view, and son-in-law, Ed Tremblay. Caron retired at age 97 from the Senior Resources Agency on Aging, where she helped seniors navigate Social Security and Medicare issues.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Alice Caron, who had devoted her time to helping her fellow seniors, got a parade and flowers for her 101st birthday Thursday.

Norwich Diocese allows weekday Masses beginning June 8

Bishop Michael Cote on Wednesday released guidelines on social distancing, masks and Holy Communion.

Groton City meal distribution site for children moving Monday to Shennecossett Road

Starting Monday, meals will be distributed at 346 Shennecossett Road, rather than West Side STEM Magnet Middle School.

Busy as a bee in Mystic

A bumblebee works feverishly collecting nectar and pollen Thursday, May 28, 2020, among a line of rosa rugosa on Bay Street in Mystic. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Bees were working feverishly collecting nectar and pollen Thursday among a line of rosa rugosa on Bay Street in Mystic.

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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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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.

UPDATED: Waterford PTA treasurer accused of embezzling $16,000

John Pagano was charged with second-degree larceny on Thursday.

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State advisory group says vulnerable populations need continuing care during pandemic

Members of the group that helped formulate a plan to reopen the state said it's important to continue providing meal delivery, health care and other services to seniors, the disabled and others who remain homebound or in group settings.

Police: Man wanted in 2 slayings surrendered peacefully

This photo provided by the Washington County, Maryland, Sheriff's Office, Thursday May 28, 2020, shows Peter Manfredonia. The college student wanted in connection with two killings and a kidnapping in Connecticut was taken into custody in Maryland after authorities tracked him to a truck stop, according to new details released by police on Thursday. (Washington County, Maryland, Sheriff's Office via AP)

A police official says a college student wanted in connection with two killings and a kidnapping in Connecticut was taken into custody in Maryland when he walked out of a wooded area and surrendered peacefully