UConn Board of Trustees votes to leave AAC and join Big East

University of Connecticut Board of Trustees members, from left, Denis Nayden, Andy Bessette, UConn President Susan Herbst and interim board chairman Tom Ritter, attend a public board meeting on Wednesday in Storrs. The board accepted an invitation to move most of the school's athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference to the Big East. (AP Photo/Pat Eaton-Robb)

The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees, as expected, voted Wednesday to accept an invitation to return its athletic programs to the Big East Conference.

Departing Coast Guard Station New London commander recognized for dedication to her crew

Lt. Nina McDonald, left, and Lt. Robert Garris, right, review the crew of the United States Coast Guard Station New London on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, during a change of command ceremony. Lt. Robert Garris took relief of command of the station from Lt. Nina McDonald during the ceremony. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Lt. Nina McDonald relinquished command of Coast Guard Station New London to Lt. Robert Garris in a ceremony Wednesday.

State child advocate to inquire about Stonington's handling of student complaints

The state Office of the Child Advocate wants more details on Stonington Public Schools' response to four female students' 2017 complaints that former high school teacher Timothy Chokas engaged in unwelcome and inappropriate physical contact.


State budget relies on $180M in tax receipts beyond projections

The new $43.4 billion, two-year plan awaiting Gov. Ned Lamont’s signature assumes $180 million in income tax receipts that neither Lamont’s analysts — nor the legislature’s — projected in their last joint forecast.


Correa seeks to discredit sister's statements in Griswold triple murder case

Sergio Correa wants information that could help him discredit the one person whose testimony against him could be the most damning: his adopted sister and alleged partner-in-crime, Ruth Correa.


Norwich Sewer Authority revises connection policy, adds some fee discounts

The city Sewer Authority voted unanimously Tuesday to make major changes to what many complained was a burdensome sewer connection fee considered to be a hinderance to development, especially in the downtown and to major new projects.


Norwich utilities commission could make acting general manager permanent this summer

The city utilities commission will try to reach a contract agreement within a month with Assistant General Manager Chris LaRose to become the permanent new general manager of Norwich Public Utilities.


Mary Morrisson Elementary School to close in July 2021

The Board of Education voted Monday to close Mary Morrisson Elementary School, effective July 1, 2021, adding another elementary school to the two already slated for closure under the Groton 2020 plan.


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