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Bear euthanized on Bradley International Airport property

 July 11, 2014; Updated: 3:47 pm

The bear had been spotted several times recently in the vicinity of the airport, but on Thursday the animal found its way on to the grounds, said Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesman Dennis Schain.


Premium Content Pop princess Katy Perry performs at Mohegan Sun Arena

 July 8, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Pop singer Katy Perry performs her hit "Roar" to a sold-out show on her Prismatic tour at Mohegan Sun Arena on Monday.


Premium Content World Cup on the menu

 July 2, 2014; Updated: 1:08 am

Pizzarama Drive-In staff members react at the restaurant after the United States team misses a scoring attempt during overtime against Belgium in Tuesday's World Cup soccer game. The New London restaurant is celebrating 53 years in business.


Stephen King steers ‘Under the Dome’ premiere

 June 26, 2014; Updated: 4:33 pm

When asked how he came to write the Season 2 premiere of "Under the Dome," the television adaptation of his 2009 sci-fi novel that returns to CBS on June 30, Stephen King is refreshingly candid.

"I knew that George R.R. Martin had written a...


Premium Content Crossing over

 June 25, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am


Premium Content Oldest dragger in the fleet returns to Stonington

 June 24, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Harry Way, a crewman on the fishing vessel Neptune, looks over damage in the fishing net as the crew unloads its catch of shrimp Monday at Gambardella Wholesale Fish at the Town Dock in Stonington. The Neptune, the oldest dragger in the Stonington...


Premium Content Fresh coat of paint for a Mystic coffeehouse

 June 24, 2014; Updated: 3:10 pm

Danny Park, top, and his nephew Zeb Park prep the clapboards on the Pearl Street side of Bartleby's coffee shop in Mystic for painting on Monday. The pair had already painted the front of the building, facing West Main Street, and were glad for the...


Mark Hall-Patton of ‘Pawn Stars’ is the real deal

 June 23, 2014; Updated: 6:30 pm

The gray-bearded man in the red shirt and wide-brimmed Amish hat wades into the crowd outside the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, squinting into the noon-hour light.

Suddenly, the fans are upon him. They know their quarry on a first-name...


Premium Content Street mural honors memory of New London man

 June 9, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm

Artist Denny Rivera of New York, a former New London resident, works Sunday on a pavement mural dedicated to the memory of Chris Nelson, a Planning & Zoning Commission member who died in December 2013. Rivera is working with artists and volunteers...


Premium Content Easy riders in East Lyme

 June 9, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Motorcyclists travel northbound on Interstate 95 in the East Lyme area Sunday.


Apple's Beats buy joins tech and street-wise style

 June 8, 2014; Updated: 5:04 pm

Beats Electronics' colorful, oversized headphones serve as a fashion accessory to cool kids riding the New York City subway, but as tech companies such as Apple, Samsung and others are discovering, wearable gadgets still have a long way to go to...


Premium Content Ocean Beach workout

 June 4, 2014; Updated: 1:05 am

Nathan Spicer, 15, of Groton, exercises on the Ocean Beach Park boardwalk in New London on Tuesday, under the watchful eyes of Michael Jensen, a full-time personal trainer at Work Out World at Ocean Beach. Spicer is training with hope that he can...


‘24’ puts William Devane back in office

 June 2, 2014; Updated: 6:17 pm

Even his hair looks presidential.

In his long, varied career actor William Devane has played more than his share of bad guys, romantic leads and comic characters. But he's best known to audiences for his political roles.

It makes...


Urban polo

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

The Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic is played Saturday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, N.J.


Netflix lands Sony animated films

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:26 pm

As part of its push to woo families, Netflix has struck a deal for animated films from Sony Pictures, including "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" and "The Smurfs 2."

The pay channel Starz has a multiyear agreement with Sony for its...


Tolkien's 1926 translation of 'Beowulf' published

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 12:26 pm

One does not casually read "Beowulf." It takes commitment. It also takes a good translation, and few were better at that than Oxford don J.R.R. Tolkien, better known now as the author of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.

His son,...


Blackbeard’s back? Now that’s an event

 May 29, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s.

In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical...


Premium Content Norwich Carnival cloudburst

 May 26, 2014; Updated: 12:20 am

People take cover under a carnival midway game canopy as a cloudburst soaks the Norwich Rotary Carnival on Sunday at Howard T. Brown Memorial Park in Norwich. The carnival opened Thursday evening and runs until tonight.


Premium Content Readying for boating season in Old Lyme

 May 23, 2014; Updated: 11:17 pm

Commissioner Rob Klee pauses while getting some assistance from Boating Director Eleanor Mariani in putting on a life vest as Klee and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection open the summer boating and fishing season Thursday with a...


Premium Content Beautiful day for a bike ride at Bates Woods

 May 21, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

A young man rides his bike at Bates Woods Park on Tuesday in New London.


A fresh face steps into the Coppola family film business

 May 18, 2014; Updated: 2:23 pm

Very early in "Palo Alto," you hear the voice of a judge issuing a teenager's probation guidelines. Although you never see the adjudicator, the uncredited speaker is clearly Francis Ford Coppola. A few minutes later you can spot, affixed to the...


Premium Content A bird watching in Old Lyme

 May 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A blue heron looks out on Rogers Lake on Thursday in Old Lyme.


TV networks load up on commercials

 May 15, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm

The number of commercials in the typical hour of television has grown steadily during the last five years, according to a new study from ratings measurement firm Nielsen.

The rise in commercials can be attributed to two factors: Broadcast...


Premium Content Photo check at Conn College

 May 14, 2014; Updated: 12:12 am

Connecticut College junior Jordan Thomas shows senior Carolyn Bissex the photo she just took for her to use on her profile on the professional networking website LinkedIn as part of the school's career skills event for graduating seniors Tuesday.


NBC does a victory lap, showcases new season at upfronts

 May 14, 2014; Updated: 4:07 pm

After a season in which it's poised to finish No. 1 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic for the first time since the end of "Friends" 10 years ago, NBC ran a triumphant victory lap at its annual upfront presentation before an...


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