Public workshop in Groton to address EB housing, transportation needs

Consultants are wrapping up a study on regional housing, transit and transportation needs related to the continuing influx of Electric Boat employees. They’re calling on the public for input.

Local Fleet Reserve Association announces officers, upcoming events

Local Fleet Reserve Association announces officers and upcoming events.

Coast Guard cadets to spend summer in Africa

Four rising seniors at the Coast Guard Academy will spend most of their summer on the Northwest coast of Africa carrying out community relations work as part of a larger NATO mission.

Reports of unwanted sexual contact up at Coast Guard Academy

In this May 22, 2019 file photo, future United State Coast Guard graduates arrive at the commencement ceremony in New London, Conn. Released Wednesday, July 3, 2019, a Pentagon report from an anonymous 2018 gender relations survey shows that almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they experienced sexual harassment and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

A Pentagon report says almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed

Key Democrats press bill to increase minority recruitment at Coast Guard Academy

Key House Democrats are backing a bill aimed at improving diversity at New London’s Coast Guard Academy.

LOCAL NEWS

Mitchell College pitches plan to build NCAA softball field on city property

Mitchell College wants to build a $500,000 collegiate softball field on city property.

Former Norwich Public Utilities manger awarded full pension

John Bilda

Former NPU GM John Bilda will receive annual pension payments of $147,297.

Norwich Democrats endorse candidates for City Council, school board

The Democratic Town Committee Tuesday endorsed a slate of six candidates to run for City Council this fall, another six candidates for the Board of Education.

Summer Sounds in Mystic

Director Carolyn Whinnem leads the Old Lyme Town Band during a concert Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at Riverside Park in Mystic. The Summer Sounds Concert Series, presented by Noank-Mystic Community Band, features local musicians every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the park through Aug. 6.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Director Carolyn Whinnem leads the Old Lyme Town Band during a concert Tuesday at Riverside Park in Mystic.

COLUMNS

Will Connecticut Republicans sign on for Trump’s party of racism?

Connecticut Republicans just left in office a Trump-loving party chairman who lost the last...

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Police: Intoxicated man struck 3 mailboxes, drove into marsh in East Lyme

Police on Monday charged a Groton man with drunkenly crashing into at least three mailboxes and a guardrail, then driving into a marsh.

Preston crash leads to DWI arrest

State police arrested a New Jersey man on drunken driving and other charges early Sunday after they say he crashed his car and then fled.

Officials: Pedestrian seriously injured in New London rollover crash

Firefighters said they took two people to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after a pickup truck struck a pedestrian and rolled over in front of Goodyear Monday morning.

STATE/NORTHEAST

Neighboring governors urge Lamont to persist with transportation rebuild

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo and Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, who had their first-ever summit with Lamont, discussed collaborative purchasing for renewable energy, job training, data-sharing and pollution issues.

Lamont would ease ‘debt diet’ in final push for highway tolls

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont delivers his State of the State address at the State Capitol in Hartford, Conn., Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Gov. Ned Lamont is making a final push to salvage tolls this year and its success could hinge on the limit he and lawmakers set on Connecticut's credit card.