It's the end of the road for Michael's Hess

The HESS signs removed from the building at the gas station on Boston Post Road in Waterford, seen Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.  Friday, a crew from Station-Glo Professional Imaging Contractors removed the old HESS street sign and were working to install the new CITGO sign. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

After 46 years, the franchisee of what is now Waterford Citgo is leaving behind 13-hour days for retirement.

Saudis say journalist Khashoggi killed in consulate 'fistfight'

A security guard stands at the entrance of the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Turkish crime-scene investigators finished an overnight search of both the consul general's residence and a second search of the consulate itself amid Ankara's fears that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed and dismembered inside the diplomatic mission in Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a "fistfight" in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the kingdom said early Saturday, acknowledging the writer's death for the first time. Authorities said 18 Saudi suspects were in custody for his slaying and intelligence officials had been fired.

ECSU professor’s gun study gets national recognition

In this January 2017 file photo, two guns secured with locks are displayed during a news conference in Oklahoma City to announce the launch of an effort to reduce firearm accidents. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

The American Journal of Public Health has named a firearm storage study co-authored by an Eastern Connecticut State University professor a 2018 Paper of the Year.


The first Mystic Film Festival showcases movies, discussions

Actor Thomas McCormick, center, of Easton, Mass., and his parents, John and Tracy McCormick of Tonopah, Nev., listen to instructions from Shona Nilsson, promotions director for 102.3 The Wolf, while having their picture taken Thursday, Oct.18, 2018, on the red carpet opening night of the Mystic Film Festival at the Mystic Luxury Cinemas located at Olde Mistick Village. Thomas McCormick is starring in the movie

The fest, which started Thursday and runs through Sunday, was created by Shareen Anderson, a filmmaker who is based in Manhattan and lives part-time in Mystic.

Candidates for East Lyme, Salem House seat differ on tolls and tax proposals

Democrat Hugh McKenney and incumbent Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman, seen in this composite image, are vying for the 37th District House seat.

Republican state Rep. Holly Cheeseman and her opponent for the House, Hugh McKenney, have distinct positions on tolls and other proposed taxes.

New London to tout growth with forum for investors, developers

On Thursday the city is hosting a “premier development event” at the Garde Arts Center, welcoming investors and developers and touting economic growth.

Three Rivers Middle College teacher Pamela Santerre received a $10,000 grant from the Dalio Foundation and DonorsChoose.org for engaging her students through a crime-writing class. (Courtesy of Three Rivers Middle College)

Local English teacher receives $10,000 grant for innovative program

Three Rivers Middle College High School teacher awarded grant for new crime writing and podcast class.

New London gives stalled apartment complex project another chance

The city’s development arm extended a life line Friday to a stalled residential development on Howard Street.

Annual prison ministry program to focus on bail reform, jury selection

Community members and elected officials will tackle the issues of bail policy and jury selection practices at the Community Prison Awareness and Prevention Gathering at Shiloh Baptist Church on Oct. 27.







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