Bibliophile heaven in Norwich

Melissa Jenkins, left, of Norwich and Charlotte Rogers of North Franklin select books from the shelves at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale on its opening day Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Book fans search for bargains at the semiannual Friends of Otis Library Book Sale.

Groton woman charged with racial intimidation after defacing photos

Mother allegedly ripped up photos of her daughter's boyfriend and wrote racial epithets on them.

Ledyard charter revision on November ballot

Alongside selecting state representatives and senators, residents will be voting whether to approve a new set of charter revisions when they take to the polls Nov. 6.

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Flu clinics to be held Saturday

A Hartford Healthcare at Home Flu Clinic will be held Saturday in Groton, Pawcatuck and North Stonington.

Waterford police investigating unattended death at Oakdell Motel

Waterford police on Friday said they are investigating the death 63-year-old male at the Oakdell Motel.

Putting on a fresh coat in Noank

Painters Chris Gui, right, and Chris Cunningham, both of Killingly, bundle up as they work on painting the exterior of the Noank Historical Society on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Painters Chris Gui, right, and Chris Cunningham, both of Killingly, are bundled up as they work on painting the exterior of the Noank Historical Society on Thursday.

East Lyme police: Middle school student arrested after noncredible threat

Police on Friday charged an East Lyme Middle School student with breach of peace after school officials reported the juvenile made threatening statements.

Fire breaks out at Atlantic City Linen Supply

Firefighters are seen at the scene of a fire Thursday, Oct.18, 2018, at Atlantic City Linen Supply located at 5 Consumers Ave. in Norwich.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The flash fire started because a piece of equipment malfunctioned, and there were no injuries.

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Five minutes or five hours, $12 to park in Mystic

To the chagrin of many merchants, the Mystic Museum of Art has charged a flat rate at its lot since...

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Police reforms have NYC officers handing out business cards

New York City Police Department officers confer in New York's Times Square, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. New reforms aimed at improving police interactions in New York City include requirements that officers hand out their business cards to people they stop and explain why law enforcement activity is taking place. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

New reforms aimed at improving police interactions in New York City include requirements that officers hand out their business cards to people they stop and explain why law enforcement activity is taking place

Democratic Sen. Warren, GOP challenger clash in debate

Massachusetts Senate candidates Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, and her opponent State Rep. Geoff Diehl shake hands before a debate in Boston, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and her Republican challenger, state Rep. Geoff Diehl, have clashed in their first debate on everything from tax cuts to immigration to Warren's release of a DNA test

Two women being treated after being attacked by a fox

Police in Scituate, Massachusetts, are warning residents to be careful after two women reported being attacked by a fox

Two more agree to plead guilty in Massachusetts State Police OT scandal

Two more people have agreed to plead guilty in the Massachusetts State Police overtime abuse scandal