Stonington High hosts veterans feast on Nov. 21

The Stonington High School student government will host its annual “Fall Feast for Veterans” dinner on Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. in the Stonington High School Commons.

Subvets to host Veterans Day program Monday

City of Groton Mayor Keith Hedrick and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, will address attendees. Courtney will talk about new resources available to so-called Blue Water Navy vets

Miss America tickets on sale at Mohegan Sun

Tickets for next month’s 2020 Miss America competition at Mohegan Sun are on sale at the casino’s box office and online at missamerica.org/tickets

Quick work knocks down early morning fire at Tri Town Market

The fire marshal's office and Ledge Light Health District will evaluate the building to determine when it is safe to reopen.

Groton man charged with sexually assaulting underage victim

A Groton man is facing charges after allegedly sexually assaulting an underage victim, according to town police.

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Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods has seasonal job openings

Retailers at Tanger Outlets at Foxwoods Resort Casino have openings for seasonal sales help.

Working aloft in New London

Crew members aboard the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle, from left, Seamen Austin Amador, Wesley Tallman and Cord Toth, work Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at unbending the main t'gallant sail. Eagle carries a complement of 23 sails with a sail area of 22,227 square feet. Four or five of the sails will be unbent, or taken down, this fall for evaluation and maintenance over the winter.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Crew of the U.S. Coast Guard barque Eagle work aloft to unbend, or take down, the main t'gallant sail Thursday at Fort Trumbull State Park.

Candidates in two close Waterford races opt to forgo recounts

Two candidates who lost close Election Day races have waived their right to seek recounts.

UPDATED: Gas leak prompts evacuation of several homes, businesses in Norwich

The Norwich Fire Department and Norwich Public Utilities blocked off North Main Street and evacuated several homes and businesses after discovering a “significant” gas leak in a line beneath the street Monday afternoon.

Crane falls on New London construction site

New London fire department personnel look on as a heavy duty wrecker from Columbus Square Auto works to right a construction lift on Howard Street in New London Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.  A portion of Howard Street was closed for a short time.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

No one was injured Monday morning when a crane working on the construction of an apartment complex at the corner of Bank and Howard streets fell to the road.

Rollover on I-395 in Norwich results in minor injuries, backs up traffic

The accident occurred around 3:20 p.m., and the driver and passenger were taken to the hospital for minor injuries, a fire official said.

COLUMNS

Fishers Island's round house stands out, even in the land of unusual houses

An unusual round house on an oceanfront lot on the south side of Fishers Island is being restored,...

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Cholesterol levels dropping in U.S., but many still need care

New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care

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ICE: Connecticut court security prevented detainment of man overstaying visa

Immigration agents say a Connecticut judicial marshal tried to prevent them from entering a courthouse where they planned to detain a Jamaican man

Turtle rescue season starts on Cape Cod beaches

The season's first cold-stunned sea turtles were rescued from Cape Cod beaches over the weekend

Police: Officer opened fire after being hit by dirt bike

Rhode Island officials say an environmental police officer fired his weapon after he was hit and injured by a man on a dirt bike

Former All-State gymnast dies following practice accident

A college gymnast from Connecticut has died following a training accident

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