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    Waterford Board of Education approves 5.67% budget increase to enhance school security

    The town’s school board has approved a 2024-25 school budget with a $3.1 million increase, representing a 5.67% hike from the current budget.

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    The Board of Education on Monday approved a 2024-25 budget proposal that entails a significant increase from the current spending plan, a jump members attributed largely to the drying up of pandemic-related funding.
    Municipal Valuations Services LLC (Munival) of Fairfield will be seen around town through Oct. 31 as they take exterior photos and inspect residential and commercial properties inside and out
    Groton ― A pair of kayakers take advantage of warmer weather near Esker Point on Monday. According to the National Weather Service, warmer temperatures will remain throu...
    Over 50 booths showcased art, clothing, snacks, grinders for crushing up marijuana plants, pipes and bowls for smoking, giveaways and live glass-blowing demonstrations.

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    The City of New London celebrates the 180th anniversary of the Dominican Republic with the raising of the Dominican flag in the front of City Hall
    A recent influx of hundreds of newcomer families to southeastern Connecticut has led to an expansion of English learners’ classes both in the public schools and in the community.
    No matter their age, educational backgrounds or experiences in getting to Norwich, immigrant students we spoke with expressed one universal, if cliché, theme ― the United States is the land of opportunity.
    Norwich — The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Norwich Branch likes to stick to the organization's roots of collaboration. The force of over a ...
    The center proposed a two-phase project which includes the demolition of two existing buildings followed by construction of the new, two-story, 6,600 square foot Kenyon Recovery Center.

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    Voters will decide Monday at a Town Meeting whether or not to approve the $35,000 purchase of an overgrown property in Pawcatuck known as the Circus Lot.
    Norwich and New London school districts have seen dramatic increases in newcomer multilingual learners moving into their cities and school districts.
    A mother and daughter who immigrated to Norwich from Peru are learning English with the help of a multilingual teacher, himself an immigrant from Mexico.
    Officers will respond alongside members of the Waterford and Ledyard police departments as part of the Southeastern Connecticut Special Response Team.
    The Mohegan Tribe-owned gaming and entertainment company will retain its 10% ownership interest in Resorts Casino Hotel.
    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney credited the veterans with successfully advocating for their home country amid declining levels of support in Congress.
    Stonington ― The Board of Finance began budget meetings Tuesday for the proposed 2024-25 town budget that calls for a 12.44% increase in spending. If approved, the $8.8 m...
    The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission rescinded a proposal this week to change the zoning regulations for Bridge Street, upper Thames Street and part of North Street and plans to revamp it.
    The former John Mason School overlooking the historic Norwichtown Green will be on the market in August after it officially becomes surplus school property.
    A flag-raising ceremony will be held in New London on Sunday to celebrate Dominican Republic’s 177th anniversary.