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Early morning kitchen fire in Groton displaces one person

A fire broke out in an apartment kitchen early Wednesday morning, leaving one person displaced from their home, according to fire officials.

Norwich man charged with manslaughter in Jan. 3 'domestic incident'

“The victim was transported to William Backus Hospital for head injuries,” police said in a news release Wednesday. The victim died Jan. 17 after succumbing to the injuries she sustained.

New London NAACP co-hosts Sunday walk in historic burial ground

Ye Antientist Burial Ground in New London. (Courtesy of Connecticut Landmarks)

Hempsted Houses' Nicole Thomas and New London NAACP President Jean Jordan on Sunday will host a walking tour of Ye Antientist Burial Ground, one of New England’s earliest graveyards.

Three-vehicle crash in Waterford sends 4 people to hospital

About 4:41 p.m. on Route 32 north, near Hempstead Drive in Quaker Hill, three vehicles were involved in a crash, according to Waterford police Sgt. Michael Fedor.

Police logs - Sept. 23, 2021

Arrests by local and state police in the region.

New London man pleads guilty to having cocaine mailed to him from Puerto Rico

A man from New London pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to receiving a package full of cocaine in the mail from Puerto Rico and is facing up to 40 years in prison.

Department of Correction staff deliver baby at York prison in East Lyme

Department of Correction medical staff on Saturday delivered a baby to an expectant woman in her early 20s at York Correctional Institution.



Make Stonington a vice stop off Interstate 95

Stonington voters should vote Oct. 5 to allow marijuana business in town, because they would make...


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Conservative Caucus hears from opponents of coronavirus vaccine mandates

Bus drivers, teachers, nurses and more signed up to speak at the hearing.

Sober Softball Tournament returning to Groton Saturday

Frankie Taylor, 52, died Aug. 29, 2019, in New London.

Teams made up of family and friends of eight people who struggled with addiction and died will play at the annual event organized by Community Speaks Out.

Family-owned auto shop in Quaker Hill closing after 80 years

Dennis Dunbar finishes an oil change for a customer Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, at Scotch Cap Auto in Quaker Hill. He is the third generation of his family to run the small auto repair shop on Old Norwich Road, and will be the last when he retires at the end of the month.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Dennis "Denny" Dunbar, the third generation of family mechanics to operate the business, is closing the shop his grandfather bought in the early 1940s.

Amtrak police, local officers teach railroad safety in Groton, Mystic

Amtrak police and local law enforcement officers teamed up in Groton and Mystic this week for Operation Clear Track, an initiative meant to raise awareness and enforce safe railroad crossing during Rail Safety Week.



High school goes remote again, blames student misbehavior

A Connecticut high school that recently resumed full in-person learning for the first time since the pandemic hit has sent students home temporarily for remote learning and is blaming problems with misbehavior

Maskless transit riders in NYC will face $50 fines as officials crack down

Transit officials on Wednesday announced a crackdown on riders who skirt a state rule that requires them to wear a mask while on transit.