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Old Lyme registrars to hold voter enrollment session for primaries

The Old Lyme registrars of voters said in a news release that they will hold a primary enrollment session from noon to 4 p.m. July 31 in their office on the mezzanine level of Town Hall.

Four rescued after powerboat capsizes off Waterford, Niantic

Two Coast Guard vessels and a boat from the South East Marine Patrol responded to the call of people in the water around 11:30 a.m. All four were safely pulled from the water by a civilian watercraft before being transferred to an SEMP boat which...

New London to hold voter registration session

The New London registrars of voters will hold a special registration session from 5 to 7 p.m. July 31 in anticipation of upcoming state and federal Democratic and Republican primary races.

LOCAL

Elevated bacterial counts lead to beach restrictions in Ledyard, East Lyme

Ledge Light Health District announced that elevated bacterial action levels led to the closure of Highland Park beach in Ledyard and swimming restrictions at Giants Neck Heights Main Beach in East Lyme until further notice.

Meetings on 'Twin Valley' application scheduled for next week in East Lyme

Meetings on the "Twin Valley" application are scheduled for next week in East Lyme.

Friends of Fort Griswold present archaeological findings, viewing platform

Artifacts found during an archaeological dig included a pipe stem from the 18th century, ceramics and lots of brick.

Man charged with DUI in Ledyard crash, car fires

A head-on collision that ended with both vehicles engulfed in flames sent two people to the hospital with minor injuries Saturday evening, town police said.

Police logs - July 22, 2018

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Hughes reasserts self-defense claim as murder trial winds down in New London

Defendant Dante A. Hughes looks on during the first day of testimony in the State of Connecticut vs. Dante A. Hughes murder trial in New London Superior Court on July 11. Hughes is accused of fatally shooting Joey Gingerella in the parking lot of Ryan's Pub in Groton on Dec. 11, 2016. (Tim Martin/The Day)

Dante Hughes spent about three hours on the witness stand explaining why he pulled his Glock 9 mm out of his back pocket, aimed it at Joey Gingerella's chest and pulled the trigger in the parking lot of the neighborhood bar.

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A New London link to RFK conspiracy theory

Dennis Sweeney of New London was arrested in the 1980 shooting death of a former U.S. congressman...

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