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Premium Content Summer sounds in Groton

Revelers dance out the month of July on Thursday as the sun sets at Esker Point Beach in Groton and the band Sunday Gravy performs in the Summer SoundWaves Concert Series. Next week marks the final...


Premium Content New home in Groton may be sign of things to come

The Graders decided to tear down their 74-year-old home this winter, after damage from Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012 flooded the main floor. They are replacing it with a...


Premium Content Out of bounds: Neighbors squabble over basketball hoop in Groton

Tracey and David Beaudet put up a basketball hoop on the side street that runs alongside their house on well-traveled Morse Avenue so their sons would have a safe place to play.


Wading in marshes best way to spend summer day

Brooke Nasser, 10, got covered in mud in the marsh at Bluff Point and another camper from Groton's Project Oceanology had to help her out.

"It was very thick, so once you step in, it's hard...


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Google barge, built in New London, will be scrapped

The so-called Google barge, once envisioned as a floating showroom for Google Glass and other high-tech gadgets, is heading for a less glamorous future now that the structure on top of it is destined for the scrap yard.


Premium Content Command handoff in New London

Capt. Andrea M. Marcille, right, the former Coast Guard Leadership Development Center commanding officer, pins a command pin on her relieving commanding officer, Capt. Gregory D. Wisener.


Premium Content Montville losing four, maybe five, police officers

Since June, one Montville Police Department officer has left, three more are on their way out the door, and the status of a fifth officer is up in the air, according to Lt. Leonard Bunnell.


Premium Content Woman alleges tanning salon invasion of privacy in Montville

A woman has filed a lawsuit against the town and an Uncasville tanning salon seeking damages for what a court summons describes as an invasion of privacy, after a salon employee and later emergency services personnel entered the tanning booth room while the complainant was...


Premium Content Enslow campaign files second complaint in District 47 race

The campaign of Noah Enslow in the Aug. 12 Republican primary for the 47th District state House of Representatives nomination filed a second election complaint Thursday against opponent Doug Dubitsky alleging he misused a public access cable television show.


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Jesse Hahn lowers his ERA to 2.04 with a win on his 25th birthday

San Diego — Rookie Jesse Hahn gave himself a nice present on his 25th birthday and his teammates gave him far more run support than he needed.


Premium Content Local roundup: Plymouth hands Mystic third straight loss

Groton - First-place Plymouth completed its regular-season dominance of Mystic on Thursday night by defeating the Schooners 4-3 in a New England Collegiate Baseball...


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Emergencies: 911
Police: (860) 441-6607 Police: (860) 445-2451
Fire: (860) 445-5775 Fire: (860) 445-2456
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Deborah Straszheim covers Groton. Contact her at d.straszheim@theday.com or (860) 912-9938.

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