Helping Hands: At Goodwill, donations make busy but valuable work

Helping Hands: At Goodwill, donations make busy but valuable work

The Groton Goodwill receives 38,000 donations annually. It takes an army of people to sort through it all.


NBA roundup

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.

NHL roundup

Roope Hintz and Alexander Radulov scored power-play goals on Dallas' first two shots, and the Stars chased Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne with an early four-goal onslaught, beating the Predators 5-1 Wednesday night.

Major League Baseball roundup

Brandon Lowe, Ji-Man Choi and Yandy Diaz homered and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-1 Wednesday night.

A man chucked his iguana at restaurant staff, police say. The lizard is in intensive care.

Arnold Teeter was loud and unruly Tuesday morning when he entered Perkins Restaurant in Painesville, Ohio, police say.

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for two-game lead

Kyrie Irving scored 37 points and the Boston Celtics rallied late in the fourth quarter to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven, first-round series


Only demon would harm innocent dog

Forgetting how bad measles can be

Children would be the primary victims of a major outbreak of a dangerous disease they did not have to contract.

Giving all a chance to enjoy Mystic Aquarium

We are fortunate to have institutions that recognize the importance of full accessibility to their facilities and provide regular outreach to schools and community groups.

Push past GOP opposition, adopt tolls

In 2020, expect Republicans to use the toll issue as a political bludgeon regardless of what happens.

Stop insults, name-calling, Mr. Elci

Elci: cease your condescening attitude

Drop Lee Elci by May 1, or else

At least hold a public hearing

The biggest thing since redeemable bottles

Shoreline towns have extra reason to avoid chemicals and materials that can harm life in coastal waters, but every town has rivers, ponds or brooks where groundwater leaches in.