NEWS

Ledyard-based Sofia Sees Hope receives $5,000 grant from community foundation

Sofia Sees Hope, a locally based patient advocacy group, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

State Rep. Urban to hold coffee, muffins conversation on April 27

Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, will meet with residents over coffee and homemade muffins on Friday, April 27, from 8 to 9:30 a .m. at the North Stonington Village General Store Hardware & Café.

Norwich City Council asking for up to 5 percent cut to this year's budget total

For the second straight year, the City Council has asked City Manager John Salomone to present proposed cuts of up to 5 percent of this year's $123.79 million budget total that could be enacted for the coming year.

LOCAL

Stonington borough budget to be voted on Saturday

The proposed 2018-19 borough budget of $1.25 million shows a 5.4 percent or $64,382 increase in spending compared to the current budget. The proposed tax rate is 2.9 compared to the current 2.85, an increase of .05 of a mill.

Annual Walk to End Homelessness slated for Sunday in New London

Southeastern Connecticut’s 11th annual Walk to End Homelessness is slated to begin Sunday at 1 p.m. on Golden Street.

Ledyard High School Students to compete in Colorado in 21st Annual National Ocean Sciences Competition

Five students from Ledyard are taking their talents to Colorado to compete in the finals of a nationwide sciences competition that runs Thursday through Sunday.

3 Montville school administrators charged with failure to report abuse

From left: Superintendent Brian C. Levesque, Assistant Principal Tatiana Patten and Principal Jeffrey Theodoss.

State police on Thursday charged three school administrators with failing to report fights that took place in a substitute teacher’s classroom last fall.

Missing Salem man found dead at quarry

State police divers on Thursday found Thaxton Kaye, a 35-year-old Salem man who had been reported missing the day before, dead in a body of water at Renz Quarry.

New London's lawsuit against Big Pharma moves forward

The city’s lawsuit against several major pharmaceutical companies, in the works since last fall, is moving forward.