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Post-holiday surge in cases at Electric Boat mirrors uptick in state infections

The company has reported more than 600 cases since the week of Thanksgiving.

Who among Connecticut military personnel has received the COVID-19 vaccine so far?

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Donnell Niles, 192nd Engineer Battalion combat medic, draws Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from a vial into a syringe at Bradley Air National Guard Base in East Granby, Connecticut, on Jan. 2, 2021. The Connecticut National Guard began administering the vaccine in accordance with the Department of Defense COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan, with doses voluntarily administered to soldiers and airmen on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response. (Staff Sgt. Steven Tucker/U.S. Air National Guard)

Submarine crews and National Guardsmen, who’ve been at forefront of the state’s response to the pandemic, are among the first military personnel in Connecticut to get vaccinated.

New London committee reminds veterans of tax exemptions

Veterans who have 90 days of wartime service, including Merchant Marines who served during World War II, are eligible for a $1,500 exemption for property tax purposes.

Murphy asks Defense secretary to speed up military response to future attacks

Following reports that it took the National Guard nearly four hours to arrive at the U.S. Capitol last week, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is asking the acting secretary of Defense to speed up the response to less than an hour.

Congressional override of Trump defense veto cements restoration of two attack subs

The $740 billion bill authorizes two attack submarines to be built— the status quo since 2011.


Residents look for hope and pray against violence on Inauguration Day

Federal K-9 units prepare to sweep in preparation for the inauguration ceremonies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president on Wednesday. The vast majority of The Day's respondents in southeastern Connecticut say they feel there would be some level of political violence on Wednesday but said there would likely be a proper response from law enforcement this time. Many said if there are demonstrations, violent or not, they will likely be muted. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)

Voters from throughout the region weighed in on their expectations for Inauguration Day and what message they think President-elect Joe Biden should deliver.

North Stonington to host annual tri-board meeting Thursday with local legislators

The town will host its annual Tri-Board Meeting of the boards of selectmen, finance and education on Thursday at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

Westerly's Jonnycake Center offers free winter hats, gloves and face masks to those in need

Winter hats, gloves and face masks are available in a variety of sizes for adults and children. They have been provided by Westerly-area residents and businesses, service clubs and religious groups.

Dredging underway at DEEP Marine Headquarters in Old Lyme

The dredge operator spins dredged materials to remove excess water Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, as workers with Patriot Marine LLC dredge the dock area at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Marine Headquarters on the Connecticut River in Old Lyme.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Workers with Patriot Marine LLC marine contractors are dredging the dock area at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Marine Headquarters on the Connecticut River.


The prosecution of Kevin Blacker, critic of Gov. Lamont's port authority, continues

The port authority, which got Blacker arrested on a felony charge, is trying to keep him from...


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State seeking permanent custody of horses from Montville farm

Laurel Ledge Farm owner Michelle Wilson is facing nine charges of animal cruelty after eight “malnourished and severely neglected” horses were seized from her Oakdale farm.

Preston woman facing charges in incident involving firearm

Police said a Preston woman is facing charges after she reportedly displayed a firearm.

UPDATED: Rhode Island man killed in North Stonington head-on crash

North Stonington Volunteer Fire Company Rescue Lt. Ryan Burdick, left, and firefighter Thomas Marsh operate the Jaws of Life to extricate the driver of a minivan involved in a head-on crash Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, on Pendleton Hill Road just south of Interstate 95.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A Rhode Island man was killed and another person injured in a head-on crash Monday on Pendleton Hill Road.


Mass drive-thru vaccination site opens in East Hartford

Irene Bedard, 93, of Ellington, Conn., left, receives a shot from APRN Lynn Taylor on opening day of the Connecticut's largest COVID-19 Vaccination Drive-Through Clinic Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in East Hartford, Conn. The former Pratt & Whitney Runway has been converted into a 10-lane, drive-thru COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic, with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine being administered by Community Health Center Inc. (CHC). Vaccinations are by appointment only to eligible individuals in Phase 1a and 1b through Connecticut's 211 system or the CDC's Vaccine Administration Management System. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Connecticut’s largest mass coronavirus vaccination drive-thru clinic opened on Monday at the former Pratt & Whitney Runway at 12 Runway Road in East Hartford.

Despite far less traffic, more pedestrians died on Connecticut roads in 2020 than a year before

Despite a pandemic-driven reduction in overall traffic last year, pedestrian deaths in Connecticut have continued their deadly climb.