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Kindness in Real Life: Scrapbooking for a cause

Customers of Scrapbook Cove in Mystic “Make and Take” cards to benefit multiple sclerosis research, support and awareness. (Photo submitted)

Not everyone has the freedom of movement to do scrapbooking; sometimes family and friends with multiple sclerosis cannot participate in the activities.

Lee's Kitchen: Taking the mystery out of meatloaf

Did you ever wonder why anyone would choose meatloaf at a restaurant? Truth be told, most people love meatloaf, but they don’t like their parents’ or spouse’s meatloaf.

Stonington selectmen approve boathouse park compromise

The Board of Selectmen on Wednesday formally endorsed an agreement with the State Historic Preservation Office to preserve a house on the Mystic River Boathouse Park property that is considered to be a contributing factor to the Rossie Velvet Mill...

Waterford man's lost $4,200 returned by fellow veteran

Bill Palifka, left, of Marlborough returned $4,200 to Benjamin Donovan, right, of Waterford on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019. Donovan had lost the money at Angie's Pizza in Mystic on Monday, which was Veterans Day. (Courtesy of Benjamin Donovan)

Benjamin Donovan lost his money at Angie's Pizza in Mystic on Veterans Day.

Dog's day at the beach in Groton

Courtney Wilson of Mystic plays with her dog Ezra at Esker Point Beach on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, in Groton. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Courtney Wilson of Mystic plays with her dog Ezra on Wednesday at Esker Point Beach.

Low graduation rates and high costs across Connecticut colleges, report says

But representatives of some schools take issue with how the comparisons with other schools across the country were made.

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Mayor Passero fears gentrification?

The mayor might want to be more realistic about the state of the city, as he starts a new term.

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New London man, who once sued city over police misconduct, arrested again

Lance Goode was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, among other charges.

A historic impeachment hearing asks: Is Trump's norm-breaking a betrayal of his oath or his right as the commander in chief?

To the Democrats in the impeachment hearing room, President Donald Trump was a corrupt leader who had manipulated American foreign policy to undercut a political rival and serve his personal ends.

Former East Lyme fire marshal arraigned on larceny charge

Former East Lyme Fire Marshal Christopher T. Taylor, charged with stealing more than $13,000 from the New London County Fire Marshal's Association while serving as the group's treasurer, has pleaded not guilty.

Police logs - Nov. 14, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Eversource crews investigate potential gas hazard in Montville neighborhood

As of right now, no one has had to evacuate their homes, an Eversource spokesman said.

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Connecticut defendant in drug slaying gets 40 years in prison

A Connecticut man who shot another man four times in the back during a drug deal has been sentenced to 40 years in prison

Connecticut police officer: I quit Proud Boys over fears of ‘far-left’ attacks

In this Nov. 14, 2018 file photo, East Hampton, Conn., Police Chief Dennis Woessner addresses the Town Council in East Hampton. East Hampton officer Kevin P. Wilcox, has retired from the force after Committee for Civil Rights Under Law raised concerns about his membership with the Proud Boys, a far-right group known for engaging in violent clashes at political rallies. In September, Woessner told the civil rights organization that Wilcox’s Proud Boys membership didn’t violate department policies. (Jeff Mill/The Middletown Press via AP)

A Connecticut police officer accused a civil rights organization’s leader of trying to “silence conservative voices” by raising concerns about his membership in a far-right group known for violent clashes at political rallies