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May 22, 2013; Updated: 9:23 pm
UPDATED: 9:23 p.m. Vice President Joe Biden told the 227 graduates they will confront challenges unimaginable years ago, from the stateless actors that seek to do great harm, the large growth in piracy and human...
May 22, 2013; Updated: 9:08 pm
Thirty six firefighters from 17 career and volunteer departments from across the state will celebrate their graduation Thursday from the Connecticut Fire Academy.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 9:02 pm
UPDATED: 9 p.m. The former Norwich Hospital property on Wednesday was host to a pyrotechnics display impressive enough to rival a Hollywood action flick.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 8:37 pm
Stonington Commons in the borough announced Wednesday that it has rebuilt its 400-foot-long public walkway along Stonington Harbor that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 8:34 pm
First Selectmen Ed Haberek has said that the town has issued a notice of violation to Handlebar Cafe for erecting an illegal sign and set of large handlebars over the entrance to the Route 1 bar as part of its reality television show makeover.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 7:28 pm
Centro is hosting a summer arts enrichment and literacy camp next month. The program costs $10 a week and is geared for children ages 5-12. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 7:14 pm
City resident Cara Westcott, licensed clinical social worker and vice president of behavioral health services at United Community & Family Services, has been appointed to the Task Force to Study Behavioral Health Provisions for Young Adults.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 7:08 pm
Robert Sirpenski of Voluntown will begin his job July 1 and has been working as the director of finance and school business operations for the Town of Preston since 2011.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 6:54 pm
The budget represents a 1.54 percent increase from this year’s spending plan. The overall figure comprises about $15.4 million for general-government, $41.9 million for education, $988,015 for capital and $4.7 million for debt service.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 10:27 am
John Constantine, a deckhand on the lobster boat Sara Elizabeth, strings bait Tuesday at the town dock in Stonington.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 9:59 am
A trio of girls row their way up the Mystic River passing Mystic Seaport and the privateer Lynx on a warm and sunny Tuesday afternoon. The Lynx is visiting the Seaport as part of the boat's swing up the East Coast, ending at a tall ships festival in...
May 22, 2013; Updated: 11:54 pm
The Renaissance City Development Association and Riverbank Construction are trying to figure out what to do next, days after Riverbank’s proposed housing development in Fort Trumbull fell apart.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 11:52 pm
There is excitement, some skepticism and many lingering questions about the city’s planned transition into an all-magnet school district.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 11:50 pm
Proposed changes to a town ordinance would leave the two registrars of voters without medical and disability benefits when their terms end in 2014.
May 22, 2013; Updated: 11:48 pm
Stonegate Village owner Third Garden Park LP and the Planning and Zoning Commission appear ready to settle after the owner filed a lawsuit against the town in August.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 5:25 pm
Founder and vice president Shirley J. Gillis cites a lack of funding and an inability to attract new leadership among the reasons for the decision to close the facility as of June 30.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 3:45 pm
CORRECTED: Residents approved both the 2013-14 budget and a proposed $6.75 million police station at the annual referendum Tuesday night.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 10:28 am
As advised by the town attorney, the Board of Selectmen Tuesday night put off voting on whether to support a bill that would create a special taxing district for the state-owned Seaside property.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 11:40 pm
With a special permit and site development plan approvals now in hand, advocates of the Chelsea Gardens botanical garden plan to launch a major capital campaign to raise the $20 million needed for the first phase of the project on 80 acres at the...
May 21, 2013; Updated: 11:38 pm
The City Council, for the third and final time Tuesday, approved the 2013-14 budget of $82 million.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 10:35 pm
Millstone Unit 3 began producing power again early Sunday morning after a 35-day shutdown for refueling, but not until after a problem with instruments that monitor the equipment that controls the nuclear fission reaction was corrected.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 10:34 pm
The Groton Town Council voted Tuesday night to send two measures forward to voters at referendum: one to modernize the Groton Town police station and a second to extend utilities up Flanders Road to the Interstate 95 interchange.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 10:31 pm
The Ice Rink Authority needs more information from the manufacturer of the existing cooling system before determining whether the rink can reopen in the near future, authority Chairman Francois “Pete” Desaulniers told members Tuesday.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 7:46 pm
St. Germain is an English language arts teacher at Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School, with a teaching career spanning nearly two decades.
May 21, 2013; Updated: 6:51 pm
The program will be presented by Dr. Sandeep Varma, medical director of the arthritis center. He will educate participants about the signs and symptoms of lupus and treatment.