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Premium Content Friends of Connecticut State Parks president honored

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:15 pm

Eileen Grant began her volunteering for state parks with the Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, serving as president from 1999 to 2003.


Premium Content State investigating complaint by laid-off Poquonnock Bridge firefighters

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:12 pm

The State Board of Labor Relations has investigated the complaint filed by the Poquonnock Bridge Fire Fighters Association on behalf of nine firefighters laid off in July and is evaluating the merits of the case.


Premium Content Ledge Light district offering smoking cessation class

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:11 pm

The program uses the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” curriculum to help participants quit smoking in seven weeks.


Premium Content Farrell scholarship will help with Ledyard High grad's doctoral program

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:07 pm

Zachary Higgins has been accepted into the University of Connecticut’s doctoral program in physical therapy.


Premium Content Montville school board approves custodial contract

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

The agreement between the board and General Teamsters Local No. 493 includes a 50-cent raise to hourly wages each year for the next three years, starting this month.


Premium Content State reviewing Groton’s plan to correct racial imbalance

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 5:35 pm

The State Board of Education will vote by Nov. 9 on whether to accept Groton’s plan to solve a racial imbalance in the schools.


Premium Content 23rd House District hopefuls detail their stance on top issues

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 4:51 pm

Candidates for the 23rd House seat faced off Tuesday in a spirited debate covering the state's economy, taxes and educational system.


Premium Content PZC rejects Mystic Color Lab plan

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 4:08 pm

Mystic — The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously rejected a proposal Tuesday night by a Southport developer to modify a previous approval to develop the former Mystic Color Lab property into 55...


Premium Content 33rd Senate District hopefuls face off in debate

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:47 am

The voices of three parties with distinct views on the economy, environment and education filled the packed Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School auditorium on Tuesday.


Premium Content Input sought on Long Island Sound management plan

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:44 am

A new management and conservation plan for Long Island Sound identifies six problem areas that should be addressed by governmental agencies and environmental and university groups.


Premium Content Ocean House president says he expects appeal on Waterford Seaside decision

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:41 am

The Ocean House Management LLC president and managing director said Tuesday that he expects to see an appeal filed in court against Waterford’s rejection Monday of developer Mark Steiner’s proposed amendments to the zoning regulations of...


Premium Content New London Maritime Society granted ownership of Ledge Light

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:41 am

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of the Interior granted ownership of the historic Ledge Light to the New London Maritime Society, which now owns all three major beacons that direct vessels into historic New London Harbor.


Premium Content Temporary stop signs draw North Stonington residents' ire

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:36 am

Approximately 30 residents gathered at Town Hall on Tuesday to assess the temporary stop signs placed at the intersection of Main Street and Rocky Hollow Road, and most seemed to agree: The stop signs are OK, but speed humps would be even better.


Premium Content The Day, CPTV, WNPR to host gubernatorial and 2nd Congressional District debates

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:49 am

The Day, Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) and WNPR/Connecticut Public Radio will host a gubernatorial debate starting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at the Garde Arts Center in New London. Participating are Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, a Democrat;...


Premium Content New London pays bill to fix water main

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:20 am

The City Council on Monday night got the $148,000 bill for emergency work to repair the water main break in August in Bates Woods Park and to get the city's water works back to full capacity.


Premium Content Wastewater line break closes portion of road in Montville 'indefinitely'

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am

Depot Road will be closed indefinitely from Route 32 to Lathrop Road due to emergency repairs to a wastewater line, according to First Selectman Ronald McDaniel.


Premium Content Norwich, police union agree to three-year contract

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a new three-year contract with the 88-member police union that includes lump sum payments to officers and several give-backs expected to save the city significant money, Human Resources Director Brigid...


Premium Content Massachusetts gaming panel wants to hear more from Mohegan Sun

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm

Mohegan Sun and Wynn Resorts will get another chance to address the Massachusetts Gaming Commission this morning about their competing proposals for a Boston-area casino.


Premium Content Candidates for 23rd House, 33rd Senate districts face off in first Day debate

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 7:17 pm

Residents filled the auditorium of the Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School tonight for debates for the 23rd House District and the 33rd Senate District.


Premium Content A whale of a wetdown

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 2:28 pm

Josh Jakubowski lets his dog, Leo, drink from the Whale Tail fountain on the Parade in New London Monday.


Premium Content Letter to the editor finishes Groton Episcopal priest's chaplaincy at Yale

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 8:26 am

An Episcopal priest from Groton serving as chaplain of the Episcopal Church at Yale stepped down this month after a furor over a letter he wrote to The New York Times.


Premium Content Farewell to Old Glory

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:49 am

Floyd Pfaff furls one of the 117 U.S. flags on Monday that lined the New London Waterfront Park for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival this past weekend. Pfaff said he started taking down the flags a little after 7 a.m. and was wrapping up...


Premium Content Sex offender house surprises Norwich

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:20 am

The recent discovery of an apartment building housing serious sex offenders released from prison on Broad Street rekindled a controversy that first emerged last summer, with residents and city officials complaining that the city is being unfairly...


Premium Content Fort Trumbull proposal sent to council panel

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 12:18 am

The City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to send to its Economic Development Committee the mayor’s request for authorization to, on behalf of the city, take title to parcels of land on the Fort Trumbull peninsula from the Renaissance...


Premium Content Charter revision panel to hold hearing Wednesday in Stonington

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Residents will have their first opportunity to tell the Charter Revision Commission what changes are needed to the town charter when the commission holds a public hearing Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the high school.


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