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Premium Content Contest to find theme for Norwich Winterfest

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 8:26 pm

Contestants should submit their theme suggestions, names, physical address, email address if available and a contact phone number by the Aug. 31 deadline.

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Premium Content Salem schools to destroy inactive special education files

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 8:21 pm

Officials warn that former students may need a copy of special education files for Social Security purposes.

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Premium Content Hospital unions back Ritter for state Senate

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 8:10 pm

State Rep. Elizabeth Ritter, D-Waterford, will face New London Democratic Town Committee Chairman Bill Satti in the Aug. 12 primary.

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Five local rivers likely to be eligible for wild and scenic status

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 5:11 pm

Five rivers in the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed are likely meet eligibility and suitability criteria to be included in the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association announced today.

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Premium Content Analysis finds sections of Carter application nearly identical to others' published writings

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 3:04 pm

At least 10 paragraphs of the roughly two-page essay Terrence P. Carter submitted with his application for the superintendent of schools job here contain material apparently copied from other sources without attribution.

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Premium Content Happy feet in Mystic

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 2:26 pm

Chae Woolley, 2, of Mystic, runs beneath her father, Jimmy Woolley, while dancing Monday to the sounds of the Duke Robillard Band at the Mystic River Park.

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Premium Content Morgan scheduled to arrive in New London on Wednesday

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 2:24 pm

Nearing the end of its summer tour of historic New England ports, the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan is scheduled to arrive at City Pier at about 10 a.m. Wednesday.

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Premium Content UCFS receives early detection grant

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 10:38 am

United Community and Family Services will provide early detection services, thanks to a $65,000 grant from Susan G. Komen Connecticut. As a first-time grantee, UCFS will develop and implement a comprehensive Breast Health Patient...

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Premium Content Jepsen: Audits of Amistad expected soon

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 1:02 am

With two state representatives calling for him to immediately investigate whether Amistad America misappropriated $8 million in state funding, Attorney General George Jepsen said Monday he believes his office has taken the right course.

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Premium Content Documents reveal details of plan for former Waterford school

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:59 am

The proposed multi-family development on the property of the former Cohanzie School includes four new buildings containing 154 apartments plus a swimming pool and children's play area.

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Premium Content Stonington selectmen OK contract with pay raises for police officers

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:12 am

The Board of Selectmen on Monday approved a new three-year contract with the town’s police union that will pay officers raises of 2.4 percent each year.

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Premium Content State Audubon says Waterford meadow a great habitat example

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am

The Connecticut Audobon Society's annual State of the Birds report recommends more active management of open space parcels around the state to maintain and enhance their conservation value.

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Premium Content Montville concert series offers 'good, clean, summer fun'

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

At the front of the pavilion, Straight Ahead - a band of four local men - covered Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline," inciting whoops, clapping and singing along from the audience, which wasn't quite big enough to be called a crowd.

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Premium Content Lawyer: Steiner contract with state not an issue for zoning board

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Town Attorney Robert Avena advised the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday that the town did not have the authority to judge the standing of developer Mark Steiner’s contract with the state to purchase the property of the former Seaside...

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Premium Content Easterns struggle to fill council seats

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

Members of the Eastern Pequot Tribe elected a new tribal councilor in elections Saturday, leaving five vacancies on the 14-seat council.

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Premium Content New SEAT express bus to Three Rivers

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:05 am

The morning express bus route begins in Groton, goes to New London and Norwich and then to Three Rivers. This route will ensure that riders going to Three Rivers will be at the college in time for 9 or 9:30 a.m. classes.

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Premium Content Collins gets Green Party slot in run for 38th District seat

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

The 38th District represents Waterford and Montville.

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Premium Content New ideas emerge for developing Lighthouse Inn

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

With the condition of the former Lighthouse Inn deteriorating by the day,some residents and city officials say it is time to start considering development options other than restoring the inn to its former use.

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Premium Content Illiano's Restaurant in Norwich unveils electric car charging station

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 6:59 pm

A maroon red 2015 Nissan Leaf pulled silently into space marked “No Parking Except for Electric Vehicles.”

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Premium Content UCFS to mark National Health Center Week

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

The event will including a ribbon-cutting ceremony, light refreshments and tours.

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Premium Content Faulty pump shuts down Millstone's Unit 2 reactor Saturday

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 11:53 pm

One of the two reactors at Connecticut's Millstone nuclear power plant has been shut down because a problem with a water pump.

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Premium Content Couple charged with leaving child in car in Groton

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 5:17 pm

Groton – Town police arrested a New London couple Monday on charges they left an 8-year-old child unattended in a vehicle for 45 minutes while temperatures inside the car reached from 103 degrees to 114 degrees.

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Premium Content Bishop blesses the fleet in Stonington

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

The Most Reverend Michael Cote, bishop of the Norwich Diocese, blesses the fishing vessel Lindy Inc. during Sunday's 61st annual Blessing of the Fleet at Stonington Town Dock.

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Premium Content Norwich hosting science fiction, fantasy writers

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am

The seventh annual Jim Lafayette Memorial Series of Writers of Science Fiction and Fantasy on Wednesday will feature award-winning novelist and short story writer Kit Reed as the guest speaker.

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Premium Content Hopkins-Cavanagh taking conservative approach in her run for Congress

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Lori Hopkins-Cavanagh of New London, a Libertarian running as a Republican candidate, is hoping to add Second District congresswoman to her long list of titles.

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