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Conn. congresswoman tests positive for COVID-19

In this March 20, 2019, file photo, Rep. Jahana Hayes, D-Conn., attends Rolling Stone's Women Shaping the Future brunch in New York. On Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, Hayes said that she and all of her staff will be quarantining after one of her aides tested positive for the coronavirus. Hayes then announced Sunday, Sept. 20, that she had tested positive. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Boston Public Schools are starting up on Monday with full remote learning

Legal dispute over logging in state forest back in court

A judge has set a deadline of Friday for the sides in a legal dispute over tree cutting in a Massachusetts state forest to submit additional written comments on the case

Protesters call for renaming of Faneuil Hall because namesake owned slaves

Protesters are calling for Boston to rename Faneuil Hall, a marketplace building, because its namesake traded and owned slaves

Woman killed when gunfire erupts in Stamford parking lot

Stamford police say a woman was killed and several other people were wounded when gunfire erupted in a crowded parking lot

Former college basketball star fatally shot in Hartford

A former star basketball star at Albertus Magnus College has been shot and killed in Hartford

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Connecticut congresswoman quarantining after staffer tests positive

In this May 14, 2018, file photo, candidate Jahana Hayes addresses delegates during the Democratic convention for the 5th District in Waterbury, Conn. On Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, Hayes, D-Conn., said that she and all of her staff will be quarantining after one of her aides tested positive for the coronavirus. (Jim Shannon/Republican-American via AP, File)

Connecticut Congresswoman Jahana Hayes says she and all of her staff will be quarantining after one of her aides tested positive for the coronavirus

Pop-up drive-in movie coming to T.F. Green Airport

Rhode Island’s largest airport is hosting a popup drive-in movie in one of its parking lots as a thank you to the community

Stretch of bikeway to close for bridge work

A section of Rhode Island’s second-longest bikeway will be closed for parts of next week as workers install new steel beams for a bridge that passes over the path

Man shot at by officer while fleeing traffic stop surrenders

In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, image taken from Naugatuck Police Department body camera footage, Roznovsky Machado pulls away during a traffic stop in Naugatuck, Conn. Mercado, accused of driving at a Connecticut police officer who opened fire at the car as it fled the traffic stop, turned himself in Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and was charged with assault and other crimes.  (Naugatuck Police Department via AP)

A man suspected of driving at a Connecticut police officer while fleeing a traffic stop has turned himself in

Connecticut leaders mourn death of Ginsburg

As the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday night rocked the nation, Connecticut leaders remembered the trailblazing justice as a titan of American law and inspiration to millions.

Providence College deals with surge of student virus cases

The president of Providence College has announced that the school is moving to remote-only learning for at least two weeks after a surge of new confirmed coronavirus cases among students

Lamont concerned about increasing coronavirus cases in state

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is expressing concern about an increasing number of people testing positive for the coronavirus around the state

Eversource quietly pitches $700M in borrowing to Connecticut

Eversource Energy is asking Connecticut lawmakers to authorize $700 million in borrowing to blunt the impact of losses from Tropical Storm Isaias, the COVID-19 pandemic and the rollback of a recent rate increase.

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Not with a gun on Fifth Avenue, but Trump killed a family friend

The president's decision not to tell Americans how deadly COVID would be cost many lives, including...

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Police logs - Sept. 20, 2020

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

Police logs - Sept. 19, 2020

Arrests by state and local police around the region.

Police logs - Sept. 18, 2020

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

Gas leak leads to some evacuations in New London

City firefighters were aiding Eversource crews in the city’s south end Wednesday, going door-to-door to help shut off natural gas to more than 50 homes.

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On Sunday in New London, everyone was Irish

Members of outCT wave as the Halfway to St. Patrick´s Day car parade moves down Bank Street on Sunday in New London. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

The Downtown New London Association got creative in coming up with a replacement for this year's St. Patrick's Day Parade, which had to be canceled.

Tony D's expands into new space, plans opening of homemade pasta shop

Anthony D´Angelo talks about the Tony D´s Homemade Pasta Shop while standing outside the shop, which will be a new addition to Tony D´s restaurant located next door in New London. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Anthony D'Angelo said finishing touches are underway for an October opening.

Employment success may be a step to bigger things

Manager Maria Cordero, a client of Sound Community Service, stands in the entrance of Clothes-Pin Laundry in New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Maria Cordero's employment journey is only just beginning. She wants to be a nurse and to own a farmhouse.

Estuary center hosting restaurant raffle fundraiser

The Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center is selling tickets for its new Great Eats Raffle, with proceeds supporting several shoreline restaurants as well as the center's conservation efforts in southeastern Connecticut.