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Salvation Army revives Boys & Girls Club in New London

Girls in the new Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of New London, from left, Amani McClellan, 12, Jaivana Monplaisir, 10, Diana Coronado, 13, and Edwina Wallace, 13, joke around after finishing their lunch Tuesday, July 23, 2019, during a local history program at the New London Historical Society's Shaw Mansion. The Salvation Army has revived the Boys and Girls Club that had closed with the shuttering of the Thames River Apartments on Crystal Avenue last year. The program at the Shaw Mansion has the children studying their personal family history and will culminate with the Aug. 8 opening of an exhibit of personal

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club of New London County, a partnership between the two nationally affiliated groups, has opened in New London.

As other states require consent for pelvic exams, Connecticut bill stalls

Connecticut was one of more than a dozen states to introduce a prohibitive bill, but it didn't go anywhere this session.

East Lyme Republicans, Democrats pick candidates for next election

Republican and Democratic Town Committees on Monday night endorsed their slate of candidates for positions across several boards and commissions in this year's upcoming election.

Kindness in Real Life: RSVP program offers personal help

TVCCA client Dwayne poses with Retired and Senior Volunteer Program shopper Jo Carol Wood.

An appreciation for southern cooking, especially grits, is a shared interest between volunteer Jo Carol Wood and Dwayne, the gentleman she shops with each week.

Let's Go: New London County 4-H hosts annual expo

Run almost entirely by youth members, the weekend will include exhibits and activities for all ages.

Puerto Ricans in New London call for resignation of island's governor

Anna Agosto, right, and Daisy Lopez, left, both of New London, join other members of the crowd as they sing along to a song during a rally in support of Puerto Rico on Monday, July 22, 2019 at the Whale Tail in New London.  The local event was part of sweeping protests across the country demanding the resignation of Puerto Rico's  Governor Ricardo Rossello. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Waving flags, holding signs and chanting, more than 100 members of the city’s Puerto Rican community rallied on Monday to call for the resignation of Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello.

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Port Authority has applied to demolish part of historic pier

The Central Vermont Railroad Pier, in the center of a $93 million port transformation being planned...

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New London Fire Department extinguishes vehicle fire

The New London Fire Department said it extinguished a vehicle fire on Interstate 95 Northbound prior to Exit 85 that was reported at 12:21 p.m. Tuesday.

Police: Pawcatuck man found in girl's bedroom, charged with sexual assault

Police said they charged an a 18-year-old Pawcatuck man with sexual assault Tuesday morning after he was found in the bedroom of a 13-year-old girl.

Police logs - July 23, 2019

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Siblings accused in Lindquist family killings appear in court

Sergio Correa, flanked by his defense team; Joseph E. Lopez Sr., Jessica Luu-Missios and Maureen Murphy from the public defender's office, appears in court Monday, July 22, 2019.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Sergio and Ruth Correa were brought to New London Superior Court Monday in preparation for a probable cause hearing next month on charges they killed three members of the Lindquist family and torched their Griswold home in December 2017.

Police Logs - July 22, 2019

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Many leads, little progress 2 months after mom vanished

This undated photo on a missing persons flier provided by the New Canaan Police Department shows Jennifer Dulos, missing since May 2019. Two months after the mother of five vanished in Connecticut, authorities said they're following up on more than 1,200 tips and leads. (New Canaan Police Department via AP)

Two months after a mother of five vanished from a tony Connecticut town, authorities say they're still following up on more than 1,200 tips and leads

Roof torn off Cape Cod hotel, as high winds, tornado strike

Yarmouth Fire crews look through the parts of the roof that blew off the Cape Sands Inn during a morning tornado that touched down on the structure, Tuesday, July 23, 2019, in West Yarmouth, Mass. The National Weather Service said radar showed that a tornado struck Yarmouth just after noon on Tuesday. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)

A hotel roof was torn off, downed trees blocked roads and thousands of customers lost power as a series of powerful winds including a radar-confirmed tornado tore across Cape Cod