Public workshop in Groton to address EB housing, transportation needs

Consultants are wrapping up a study on regional housing, transit and transportation needs related to the continuing influx of Electric Boat employees. They’re calling on the public for input.

Local Fleet Reserve Association announces officers, upcoming events

Local Fleet Reserve Association announces officers and upcoming events.

Coast Guard cadets to spend summer in Africa

Four rising seniors at the Coast Guard Academy will spend most of their summer on the Northwest coast of Africa carrying out community relations work as part of a larger NATO mission.

Reports of unwanted sexual contact up at Coast Guard Academy

In this May 22, 2019 file photo, future United State Coast Guard graduates arrive at the commencement ceremony in New London, Conn. Released Wednesday, July 3, 2019, a Pentagon report from an anonymous 2018 gender relations survey shows that almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they experienced sexual harassment and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

A Pentagon report says almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed

Key Democrats press bill to increase minority recruitment at Coast Guard Academy

Key House Democrats are backing a bill aimed at improving diversity at New London’s Coast Guard Academy.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19): Consider every angle of a situation before you get involved. Emotions will be difficult to control, and if left to fester, will result in taking action when it's in your best interest to simply observe.

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Brendan Scott, 9, visiting from Massachusetts, cartwheels off the shore into Alewife Cove on Monday, July 15, 2019, while playing with his twin sister Jillian and dad Joe, at left, at Waterford Beach Park.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Brendan Scott, 9, visiting from Massachusetts, cartwheels off the shore into Alewife Cove on Monday while playing at Waterford Beach Park. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Kentucky Derby defendants ask judge to dismiss charges

The five defendants charged in federal indictments with conspiracy and theft in connection with lavish trips to the Kentucky Derby argued that the entire criminal case should be dismissed.

Norwich City Council debates, then makes Board of Education appointment

Former Norwich school board member Kevin Saythany was appointed to fill a vacancy on the Board of Education.

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Stonington planning director targets public comments on Smiler's

There have been calls for Jason Vincent, director of planning in Stonington, to recuse himself from...

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Preston crash leads to DWI arrest

State police arrested a New Jersey man on drunken driving and other charges early Sunday after they say he crashed his car and then fled.

Officials: Pedestrian seriously injured in New London rollover crash

Firefighters said they took two people to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital after a pickup truck struck a pedestrian and rolled over in front of Goodyear Monday morning.

Motorcyclist injured in East Lyme crash

The motorcyclist was brought by ambulance Saturday to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and then flown by Life Star helicopter to Hartford Hospital after the 7:40 p.m. crash.

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Police seeking Connecticut woman whose belongings were found on trail

Police are searching for a Connecticut woman whose belongings were found scattered on a hiking trail

Con Ed befuddled by cause of Manhattan blackout

Screens in Times Square are black during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity, elevators stuck and subway cars stalled. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)

New York City and Con Edison officials are befuddled over what caused Saturday night’s blackout on Manhattan’s west side, which left hundreds of thousands without electricity and subway service.