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Search for missing New Hampshire boy shifts to Massachusetts

This undated family photograph provided on Friday Oct. 22, 2021, by the New Hampshire Attorney General's office shows Elijah Lewis, 5, of Merrimack, N.H. Elijah was last seen at his home in Merrimack, N.H., sometime within the last 30 days, but was never reported missing prior to state child welfare officials notifying authorities. Law enforcement officials said 40 officers are searching an area of Abington, Mass., for the child. (Family Photo/New Hampshire Attorney General's Office via AP)

The search for a young boy missing for a month in New Hampshire shifted to Massachusetts on Friday

FBI looking for players victimized by accused Conn. AAU basketball coach

The FBI says it has identified “quite a few” victims of a former girl’s basketball coach who helped run a Connecticut AAU program

Postal worker admits to stealing parcels containing drugs

A postal worker who tracked, stole and opened mail that he suspected contained drugs and then kept any narcotics that he found has pleaded guilty

Bid to unionize Amazon workers in New York nears milestone

Chris Smalls, president of the Amazon Labor Union, stands by an information booth collecting signatures across the street from an Amazon distribution center in the Staten Island borough of New York, Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. A bid to unionize Amazon workers at the distribution center in New York City neared an important milestone, as organizers prepared to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board as soon as Monday for authorization to hold a vote. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Organizers of a bid to unionize Amazon workers at a distribution center in New York City are preparing to deliver hundreds of signatures to the National Labor Relations Board

Northeastern University investigates antisemitic vandalism

Northeastern University is investigating an act of antisemitic vandalism that the school’s president calls despicable

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Rhode Island man convicted of selling guns without a license

A Rhode Island man has been convicted of illegally selling 16 guns that he purchased, including at least five that ended up in the hands of people not allowed to have firearms

Connecticut lawmaker arrested, accused of COVID funds misuse

A Connecticut state legislator who works as an aide to the West Haven City Council is being accused of creating a company that received more than $600,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds for services that were never provided

Providence orders residents of homeless camp to vacate site

People living at a homeless encampment at a vacant lot in Providence were given until Nov. 1 to clear out

Vice President Harris to visit NYC this week to plug Biden’s infrastructure bills

working families” if approved by Congress, a White House official told the Daily News.

Republican Party leaders talk criminal justice reform with Day Editorial Board

Republicans released a plan to reduce violent and juvenile crime last week, though Democrats say Republicans are only focused on the issue to win campaigns.

Boston declares addiction, homelessness emergency

The city of Boston has declared addiction and homelessness a public health emergency

Lieberman book details help he received from GOP in 2006

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a 'thumbs-up' as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Lieberman details in a new book how aid from top Republicans helped him win reelection against a more left-leaning Democrat and a Republican. The Hartford Courant reported Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, that Lieberman provides new details in the book about help from Karl Rove, a top adviser to then-President George W. Bush. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Former U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut details in a new book how aid from top Republicans helped him win reelection against a more left-leaning Democrat and a Republican

Thomas Jefferson statue gets evicted from N.Y. City Hall by year’s end, panel rules

In this July 14, 2010, file photo, a statue of Thomas Jefferson stands in New York's City Hall Council Chamber. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

A nearly 200-year-old statue of Thomas Jefferson that’s been a lightning rod for controversy for over two decades will be removed from the the City Council chambers by the end of the year, a design commission ruled Monday.

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Pawcatuck man severely burned in kitchen fire

An 18-year-old man suffered severe burns in a kitchen fire at his 8 Richmond St. home late Thursday morning.

Tractor trailer crash on I-395 in Montville causes delays

Police responded about 8:30 a.m. to a tractor trailer that was partially off the road and down an embankment between Exits 9 and 6, police said.

Norwich man to serve 10 years for trying to have sex with teen girl

A Norwich man who tried to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex — but was actually chatting with an FBI agent — has been sentenced to a decade behind bars.

Monument to whalers vandalized in New London

The harpoons on the Whalemen's Memorial at the New London Historical Society's Shaw Mansion seen Tuesday, October 19, 2021, were vandalized sometime last week.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A monument honoring whalers outside of the Shaw Mansion in downtown New London was vandalized last week when someone bent its three copper whaling harpoons, breaking one of them into pieces.

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Homeland Security bill would include $50 million for Coast Guard Museum in New London

U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., announced he will push for Congressional approval of a $50 million boost to fundraising for a National Coast Guard Museum in New London.

16 candidates run for 9 spots on the Groton Town Council

Nine Democrats and seven Republicans are running for nine seats on the Groton Town Council.

Coast Guard Academy inducts seven to Wall of Gallantry

Spectators snap photos as the seven U.S. Coast Guard Academy alumni inducted into the academy's Wall of Gallantry, a memorial established to honor Academy graduates who have performed heroic acts of service and have been formally recognized with a qualifying award during the course of their military careers, gather for a group photo follwoing the induction ceremony Friday, October 22, 2021 in the Merle J. Smith Consolidated Club.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Each of the seven inductees were introduced by a members of the Class of 2023

8 candidates running for Groton Board of Education

Five seats are up for election on the Groton Board of Education.