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Premium Content State asks Carter to withdraw from consideration as New London superintendent

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 3:24 pm

UPDATED: 3:17 p.m. State-appointed Special Master Steven J. Adamowski has requested that Terrence P. Carter, the Board of Education's unanimous selection as the city's next superintendent, withdraw himself from...


Premium Content Fishing expedition

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 3:19 pm

Derek Jennings of Brookfield casts his line Wednesday while fishing off the boardwalk at the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme.


Premium Content Stonington selectmen question proposed Davis Farm acquisition

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 10:07 am

The Board of Selectmen plans to meet with members of the Conservation Commission to get a better understanding of why the commission is recommending the town spend $200,000 from its open space fund to help preserve 168 acres of the Davis Farm in...


Premium Content Officials say Carter was poorly vetted for superintendent's job

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:31 am

Members of the committee that was tasked with finding a new superintendent of schools said Wednesday they are not satisfied with the vetting of Terrence P. Carter, the man the Board of Education unanimously selected for the superintendent's job.


Premium Content Groton unlikely to intervene as hour nears for 9 firefighter layoffs at Poquonnock Bridge

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

Nine firefighters from Poquonnock Bridge will be laid off at 8 a.m. Friday, with the town unlikely to step in based on discussions earlier this week.


Premium Content Ledyard celebrates $500,000 state grant

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am

After failing to receive state money for the same project in previous years, the $500,000 grant awarded for Ledyard Center beautification this week "feels like a huge win for us," Town Councilor John Marshall said during the council's meeting on...


Premium Content Summer theater in New London

 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

People gather Wednesday night at Hygienic Art Park in New London for the 1979 comedy "The In-Laws" as part of the Hygienic's Summer Flickers movie series. The translucent screen is seen from the back as the audience watches from the front.



 July 24, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

New London - Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., the newly retired commandant of the Coast Guard, has joined the board of directors of the National Coast Guard Museum Association."Admiral Papp has been instrumental in getting our museum...


Premium Content Sprague’s top employer will close, leaving 140 jobless

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:26 am

The town’s largest taxpayer and employer, Fusion Paperboard, announced Wednesday that it plans to close its Sprague mill in September and lay off about 140 employees, said state Sen. Cathy Osten, who is the town’s first selectwoman.


Premium Content Two charged in copper pipe thefts in Norwich

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 7:40 pm

Eric Vic, 29, of no certain address and Kevin Banta, 30, of 93 Georgia Road, Oakdale, each were charged following investigation into reports of copper piping taken from a vacant home on Joseph Perkins Road.


Premium Content New London police seize gun, marijuana; arrest two

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 7:11 pm

New London police patrol officers and detectives from the department’s narcotics unit and investigative division executed a search and seizure warrant at 365 Jefferson Ave., where police said they found evidence of drug dealing, a firearm and...


Premium Content Waterford, state join for 'aggressive speed enforcement effort'

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:54 pm

The program will provide for additional officers on patrol at targeted high traffic volume areas where speeding and motor-vehicle accidents occur until Sept. 30.


Premium Content FOI Commission orders Stonington to release Haberek harassment complaint

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:51 pm

Stonington — By a 4-2 vote this afternoon, the state Freedom of Information Commission ordered the town to release a harassment complaint filed against First Selectman Ed Haberek by former Human Services Department...


Premium Content New obstetrician, gynecologist at Westerly, Lawrence + Memorial hospitals

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:22 pm

A member of both the Westerly and Lawrence + Memorial medical staffs, Bass will provide a wide range of obstetric and gynecological care, including pre- and post-natal services.


Premium Content Cardiologist joins Hartford HealthCare Norwich

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:18 pm

Norwich — Cardiologist Dr. Amr Atef, a member of the medical staff at The William W. Backus Hospital has joined Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, the hospital announced Tuesday.


Premium Content Nature center nearing completion of six-year habitat restoration effort

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 5:12 pm

A $26,000 federal grant awarded to the nature center in 2008 was used to fund the clearing of 3 acres of invasive vine and shrubs around the Denison Farm fields on the west side of Pequotsepos Road and about 6 acres south of the center's meadow.


Premium Content Residents to vote on land parcel and funds for Rogers Lake weed study

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 4:45 pm

If residents vote to accept the land, the town would designate it for public recreational use and related parking, including fishing, crabbing and non-commercial boats.


Premium Content Montville voters may register Tuesday

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

This session is in preparation for the Republican and Democratic primaries on Aug. 12.


Premium Content Water restored following water main break in Bozrah

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 11:39 am

Water was restored late Tuesday night to more than 200 Bozrah customers who lost service after a 30-inch cast iron water main broke early that morning, a Norwich Public Utilities official said Wednesday.


Premium Content Rowers and others off Groton

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:34 am

Canoeists paddle along the Poquonnock River off Bluff Point State Park Tuesday in Groton. In the distance can be seen the sails of the schooner Mystic Whaler and the cargo ship Clipper Belle.


Premium Content All together now in Groton

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:32 am

Staff members of the summer playground program sponsored by the City of Groton Parks and Recreation Department participate in a teamwork exercise Tuesday during the midpoint of the summer staff training at Washington Park in Groton.


Premium Content Diana Owen named head of school at Pine Point

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:24 am

Pine Point School announced Tuesday that it had named Diana Owen as its head of school.


Premium Content Carter's certification for New London superintendent's job in question

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:24 am

As questions continue to mount about Terrence P. Carter's academic record and previous financial issues, the Board of Education may have another line of inquiry when it meets Thursday: whether its unanimous choice to be the city's next...


Premium Content Tentative agreement set in sale of Waterford's Cohanzie School

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:23 am

The town has a tentative agreement with Centerplan Companies to sell the Cohanzie School property for $1 million to the Middletown-based construction and consulting firm.


Premium Content Visit to New London charms cruise ship tourists from Down Under

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 12:23 pm

As the Nutmeg Fife & Drum Corps played and tour buses waited, the 856-foot Dawn Princess, carrying about 2,000 passengers, cruised into New London’s State Pier Tuesday morning.


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