Thirteen honored with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships at annual dinner

Scholarship recipient Laika Bertrand of Norwich Free Academy is congratulated by her father, Leo Bertrand, and mother, Lynda Rimpel, after receiving her award Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Dinner at the Mystic Marriott in Groton. Bertrand's sponsor for the scholarship is Pfizer. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Thirteen local high school seniors of color receive Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarships at the 38th annual Scholarship Dinner at the Mystic Marriott on Thursday night.

Preston first selectman candidates debate issues in front of full house

The two first selectman candidates fielded questions about budgets, the cleanup and development of the former Norwich Hospital property and their qualifications.

East Lyme police building architect explains $5.8 million estimate at selectmen's meeting

With concerns escalating in recent weeks that renovation costs for the proposed public safety building would soar much higher than what the town had approved, the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday agreed to listen to an explanation of the costs from the architect hired to design the project.


Fasano: Democratic co-chairs of Transportation Committee ignoring requests for another port authority hearing

There is an "immediate need for further hearings investigating the allegations of untoward behavior" at the Connecticut Port Authority, including those made by the ousted office manager, Fasano said in a recent letter to the co-chairs.


Selectman Prue opposed Stonington coastal resilience funding

The Republican candidate running for Stonington first selectman says he doesn't believe a town-commissioned study predicting ominous effects from rising sea levels.


Radio station purse giveaway sparks chaos at Pawcatuck nightclub

“It was out of control,” said Pawcatuck Fire Chief Kevin Burns, who responded to the call of the nightclub being over capacity.


Another month of jobs growth for Connecticut

Connecticut added an estimated 3,600 jobs in September, its third straight month of jobs growth, the state Department of Labor reported.


Local superintendents join national pledge to prioritize student attendance

The superintendents of New London, Norwich, Groton, Stonington, Waterford, East Lyme and Ledyard signed.


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