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Premium Content Sprague's Enslow files complaint against opponent Dubitsky in state House race

The campaign manager for Republican 47th District state House of Representative primary candidate Noah Enslow has filed an election complaint against opponent Doug Dubitsky for allegedly failing to...

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Premium Content Robert Hamilton, spokesman for Electric Boat and former Day reporter, dies at 57

Hamilton was the Electric Boat spokesman for more than eight years and before that a reporter at The Day for 18 years, much of that time covering the military beat. He was the father of three,...

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Premium Content Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin' takes us back to '64

Behind Norwich Free Academy's Cranston Hall on Friday, the buffed and polished parked cars were vintage. The assembled kids looked like proper 1960s Catholic-school students — the boys in...

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Premium Content Last Green Valley seeks photos for calendar contest

For its 2015 calendar contest, the Last Green Valley is seeking photos taken in the 35-town region surrounding the Quinebaug and Shetucket rivers, including Griswold, Preston, Norwich,...

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Premium Content Courtney event gathers supporters of New London to Mass. railroad

About 50 political and business leaders gathered at Union Station for a panel discussion to support the state's application for an $8.3 million federal grant to upgrade the New England Central...

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Premium Content Wet and wild in Groton

Erica Russell, 17, of Groton, a counselor at the Groton Parks and Recreation Summer Camp at the Claude M. Chester School, attempts to shield camper Catherine Hodge, 7, of Groton from a soaking Tuesday as campers drench each other with water from hoses. About 50 students...

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Premium Content Ledyard school board to discuss FOI issues

In a special meeting at 6 p.m. today, the Ledyard Board of Education will enter an executive session to discuss Freedom of Information Act issues with its attorney.

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Premium Content Amistad America's contract with Ocean Classroom Foundation of Maine to expire

Amistad America announced Tuesday that its contract with the soon-to-be-defunct Ocean Classroom Foundation of Maine will expire Aug. 31, at which point it will resume independent management of the schooner.

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Premium Content UConn program's goal is managing forest growth near power lines

Connecticut's miles of tree-lined roads are for many a favorite feature of the state's landscape, and Thomas Worthley agrees these shady corridors are beautiful. But, he believes, a developed place like Connecticut shouldn't continue to coexist with so much forest without...

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Premium Content State waits on Carter's certification application to be superintendent

The state Department of Education has put on hold its review of Terrence P. Carter’s application to become a certified superintendent until the Board of Education’s investigation into his background is complete.

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Premium Content James wins SK Modified race at Speedbowl

Kyle James turned in a flawless performance to romp to victory in the 35-lap SK Modified feature Saturday night at the Waterford Speedbowl.

Also picking up wins in the six-race program were...

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Premium Content Bruce Thomas Jr. wins Late Model feature at Speedbowl

Groton's Bruce Thomas Jr. picked up his second Late Model win of the season when he won the 30-lap feature at the Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.

The Speedbowl's four main NASCAR...

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A total of 6 events have been found.

The Jim Lafayette Memorial Series of Writers of Science Fiction and Fantasy — 6:30 pm; Wed., Jul. 30

Washington Park Concert — 6:30 pm; Thu., Jul. 31

Betty Buckley — 9:30 pm; Fri., Aug. 1

The Voice of Broadway with Betty Buckley — 7:00 pm; Fri., Aug. 1

Messages from the Other Side, Aug. 2, Waterford — 6:00 pm; Sat., Aug. 2

One Book, One Region Book Discussion — 6:30 pm; Wed., Aug. 6