Dozens eager to help transcribe 19th century whaler's journal New London's Custom House Maritime Museum acquired last year.
Marian Galbraith is stepping down as president of the board. Retired U.S. Navy Capt. Paul Whitescarver, former commanding officer of the Naval Submarine Base, was voted in Wednesday as interim president.
“Up and Down the River,” written by Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel and daughter Madeline Sayet, is available now through Dec. 31 for free on HartBeat Ensemble’s website.
The image and name of Christopher Columbus is gone from the Italian Heritage Statue on Chelsea Parade, but the names of 400 Italians who migrated to Norwich in the 1890s to 1950s remain.
Liliane Coucke Smith's service as a wartime nurse during World War II, member of the Belgian resistance and organizer of refugee camps, was recognized on the U.S. Senate floor in September 2020.
Palmer, a 21-year-old Stonington native, was among the first people, and the first American, to spot Antarctica while on a sealing trip 200 years ago this week.
The City Council intends to take up a resolution changing Columbus Day in the city to Italian Heritage Day.
Historic manuscripts had been in possession of Cornell University since 2004.
The stickers featured the faces of Connecticut women who played crucial roles in the suffrage movement, to mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote.
These faith communities represent the diversity of the city and their volunteers support causes ranging from combating homelessness and food insecurity to assisting the formerly incarcerated with re-entry into community life.
A yearlong research project at Connecticut College has produced a public history website called "Mapping Urban Renewal in New London: 1941-1975."
The park on the homestead property of African American folk artist Ellis Walter Ruley was added to the Connecticut Freedom Trail on Thursday.
The Navy this week released hundreds of pages of previously undisclosed documents from the classified investigation into the worst submarine disaster in U.S. history.
The city and New London Landmarks have developed a Black History Heritage Walking Tour.
On July 4, we will wave flags and hear speeches about the blessings of liberty on Independence Day. But for many men and women half a century after the Revolutionary War, freedom proved only an empty promise.
Many New Londoners are celebrating the end of this story without knowing much about its beginning. A look back provides context.
One hundred years ago, the deadliest health crisis in history killed an estimated 600 people in southeastern Connecticut.
The 1890 Dr. Patrick Cassidy House at 98 Washington St. will be sold at a tax foreclosure auction at noon Saturday.
In the coming months, members of the community will be researching the case of Hannah Ocuish and revisiting it through a series of events that will take participants to four key locations.