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BIA publishes approval of Mashantuckets' gaming amendment

The notice is a final preliminary step in the launch of sports wagering and online casino gaming in Connecticut.

East Lyme school board member attains master status

Jaime Barr Shelburn was one of five Board of Education members across the state to recognized as a "master board member" by the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education.

First Baptist pastor recognizes church crisis, tries new ideas

Interim Pastor Jean-Fritz Guerrier of First Baptist Church in Norwich.
Jan Tormay/For the Times

Interim Pastor Jean-Fritz Guerrier of First Baptist Church in Norwich offers a fresh approach to draw more people to church.

My Pet Pal: Willow

Willow loves to be brushed and scratched on her tummy and behind her ears.

Sewer extenson, sidewalks in Ledyard's plan for rescue funds

Ledyard — Town officials propose spending the more than $4.37 million the town is receiving in American Rescue Plan funding on a sewer project, sidewalk, computer software and more. The money is part of the overall $1.7 trillion...

We Are New London parade returns

Representatives of New London Adult and Continuing Education march down State Street in the We Are New London parade Sunday, September 26, 2021. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The We Are New London parade returned Sunday after two years with a day full of festivities.

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Why not a Coast Guard museum in the heart of downtown New London?

The curent proposed location, on a flood plain on the wrong side of the railroad tracks, would not...

Checking our biases inside The Day

The truth is, nobody is completely unbiased, and we all respond to issues based on our life...

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Kayaker recovered in Wyassup Lake identified as New York man

Akida Edwards was pronounced dead Sunday morning after he had gone out on the lake around 10:30 p.m. Saturday and his kayak was found unmanned on Sunday, according to the DEEP.

Body of man recovered from North Stonington lake

Divers recovered the body of a 45-year-old male kayaker Sunday morning in Wyassup Lake, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Police logs - Sept. 27, 2021

Arrests made by local and state police departments in the region.

Norwich Police investigate shots fired outside VFW

No injuries were reported, and the shooter or shooters appeared to have fled the scene.

Car rams vehicles, crashes through bedroom of Norwich home

Norwich's East Great Plain Volunteer Fire Department responded about 1:30 a.m. Saturday for reports of a car into a multifamily home at 665 W. Thames St. in Norwich. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle and spoke to the driver from a bucket on a ladder truck.  (Courtesy of East Great Plain Chief Keith Milton)

A 30-year-old Willimantic man is suspected of being drunk and driving at a high speed when his vehicle launched off a stone wall, through live power lines and into the second floor of a home at 665 W. Thames St.

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Friends, family flock to Long Island to mourn Gabby Petito

A woman carries a placard in honor of Gabby Petito as people attend the funeral home viewing of Petito at Moloney's Funeral Home in Holbrook, N.Y., Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Mourners are paying their respects to Gabby Petito, whose death on a cross-country trip has sparked a manhunt for her boyfriend

NYC police hold funeral for slain twin boys, continue probe

Newborn twins have finally been laid to rest following a funeral service organized by the New York City police officers who are still working to find the person who killed the boys nearly a year ago