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...

Blumenthal: Those responsible for GI Bill benefit debacle will be held accountable

"There's bipartisan outrage on this issue," U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., said.

Lawmakers, Coast Guard head meet about academy concerns

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, May 17, 2016.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

"I think there's increasing, not decreasing, concern about what has been happening at the academy," U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said.

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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.

Bishop says Niantic priest accused of attempted sex assault remains 'in good standing'

The Most Rev. Michael Cote, Bishop of Norwich, has told parishioners of St. Agnes Church in Niantic that their pastor, the Rev. Gregory Mullaney, remains “a priest in good standing.”

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Attorney general investigation of Connecticut Landmarks is finished

The office of Attorney General George Jepsen has been investigating how Connecticut Landmarks has...

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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.