City poised to settle lawsuit blocking Fort Trumbull development

The city and its development arm, the Renaissance City Development Association, are poised to settle two pending lawsuits that have served to stymie development efforts on a swath of land at the Fort Trumbull peninsula.

Living Nativity in N. Stonington

Peter Kirmmse, 6, dressed as an angel, practices walking without tripping on his gown as Gabe Dobley, 10, dressed as a shepherd, looks on before a living Nativity on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at the  Congregational Church of North Stonington.  The annual event featured live animals and a children's pageant with music by  the Youth Choir and the Senior Choir. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Peter Kirmmse, 6, dressed as an angel, practices walking without tripping on his gown as Gabe Dobley, 10, dressed as a shepherd, looks on before a living Nativity at the Congregational Church of North Stonington.

Norwich school board to serve as superintendent search committee

The Norwich school board will research the cost to hire a superintendent search consultant and voted to name the entire board as the search committee.

Norwich police issue alert for missing 52-year-old man

Police are seeking a 52-year-old man who they said went missing Nov. 30.

State police Troop K announces anti-drunk driving campaign

State police Troop K will employ extra troopers to find and arrest drunk drivers Thursday through Dec. 26, police said.

Questions remain about double-fatal, wrong-way crash on I-95

State police declined to release new information Monday about the Interstate 95 wrong-way crash that left two people dead and three seriously injured early Sunday.

New London firefighters extinguish small, candle-related blaze

Firefighters extinguished a small blaze that began when a candle ignited a piece of paper just before 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Fire Marshal Vernon Skau said.

Police logs - Dec. 18, 2018

Arrests by state and local police departments around the region.

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Members of local Young Marines unit travel to Pearl Harbor for 77th anniversary of attack

Five members of the Three Rivers Unit of the Young Marines, who drill weekly at the Coast Guard Academy, were part of a wreath-laying ceremony in Pearl Harbor on Dec. 6, and marched in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade the next day as part of the...

Groton Naval Federal Credit Union wins excellence award

Groton — The Groton Naval Federal Credit Union team earned the Richard Cobb Award for Excellence in Member Service. The annual award recognizes a branch office and a field mortgage office that demonstrate the highest level of...

Local Fleet Reserve Association to host annual Christmas Open House Dec. 22

Groton — Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association will hold its regular monthly meeting on Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. at 242 Thames St. Unit 20 will meet at the same time and date in the club area of the branch home.  All members in good...

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Report on child deaths in Connecticut urges better access to day care

A new report on child deaths at Connecticut day cares says most victims died at illegal home care programs

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

In this Dec. 4, 2017, file photo, people walk by Google offices in New York. Google is spending more than $1 billion to expand operations in New York City. Ruth Porat, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Google and Alphabet, said in a blog post Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, that Google is creating a more than 1.7 million square-foot campus that includes lease agreements along the Hudson River in lower Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

High tech's center of gravity is shifting east: Google has announced plans for a new $1 billion office complex in New York City.

Federal court says N.Y. ban on nunchucks unconstitutional

In this April 6, 2017, file photo, objects confiscated from passengers' carry-on luggage, including nunchucks, bottom, are displayed at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Wash. A federal court says New York's ban on nunchucks, the martial arts weapon made famous by Bruce Lee but prohibited in the state for decades, is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

A federal court says New York's ban on nunchucks, the martial arts weapon made famous by Bruce Lee but prohibited in the state since 1974, is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment