East Lyme police say boyfriend confessed to motel stabbing

Avery Hallbrooks appears before Judge Karyl L. Carrasquilla on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, in New London Superior Court. Hallbrooks is charged in the stabbing death of Corina Zukowski on Monday night in East Lyme. Hallbrooks' bail was set at $2 million and his case was transferred to the New London Judicial District Part A, where serious felonies are tried.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Avery Hallbrooks, 28, of Bronx, N.Y., confessed to stabbing Corina Zukowski, a 25-year-old Waterford native, and throwing the knife and his bloody clothing into the woods near the Starlight Inn in Niantic, according to police.

As abuse reports to DCF spike, it can take hours to get through

State Department of Children and Families working to reduce wait times, improve mandatory reporting procedures.

Designs unveiled for consolidated middle school in Groton

This rendering of the proposed consolidated middle school shows the bus entry at second floor level, with one story of the building above ground.  The library media center is in the foreground. (Courtesy of The S/L/A/M Collaborative)

Architects this week unveiled proposed design plans for the approximately 155,000-square-foot new consolidated middle school at the former Merritt Farm property near Fitch High School.


'Light' 2018 ice season breaks three-year 'extreme' streak

Just over 200 icebergs drifted into North Atlantic shipping lanes in 2018, considered a "light" ice season, breaking a streak of three "extreme" ice seasons.


State legislators listen to former inmates' housing challenges

Several former inmates candidly explained the difficulties of re-entering society and finding housing after incarceration, during a forum on the issue Wednesday at Sound Community Services.


Chelsea Groton Foundation awards $100,000 new grant to Global City Norwich

Chelsea Groton Foundation will fund a second year of Global City Norwich to revitalize downtown by highlighting the growing multinational makeup of the city.


Murphy’s Yemen measure advances as lawmakers seek tougher sanctions on Saudi Arabia

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy inched closer to victory Wednesday in his longstanding campaign to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen as the Senate took a historic vote to begin debate on a measure that would end that relationship.


Make a Difference: Montville Social Services

Make a Difference: Montville Social Services


Find news in your town:




Contests, Trivia & Promotions


Magazines and Special Features

Bookstore

Treasures of Southeastern Connecticut

Treasures of Southeastern Connecticut
BUY

When Disaster Strikes: Shipwrecks, Storms and Other Calamities in Southeastern Connecticut

When Disaster Strikes: Shipwrecks, Storms and Other Calamities in Southeastern Connecticut
BUY

First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London

First & Finest: The 100-Year History of Naval Submarine Base New London
BUY

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s

Looking Back: New London County: Vol. I - The 1860s - 1930s
BUY

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon

The Charles W. Morgan: A Picture History of an American Icon
BUY

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum

A Pictorial History of: The National Coast Guard Museum: Respect the Past | Engage the Present | Look to the Future
BUY

EVENT CALENDAR

Select date to see events for that day: