East Lyme voters approve $74.1 million town budget

With both town and education budgets approved, the Board of Education now must determine where it will make cuts from its $49.2 million budget.

Police announce road closures for Mystic, Noank Memorial Day parades

The Groton Town Police Department announced road closures and traffic congestion alerts associated with the Mystic and Noank Memorial Day parades on Monday.

Police to increase DUI, seatbelt, speeding enforcement for Memorial Day weekend

Connecticut state police and Norwich police announced sobriety checkpoints.

Police: Norwich resident had 400 bags of fentanyl in his home

Police have charged a city resident with having 400 bags of fentanyl and $3,000 in cash in his home at 12½ Terrace Ave. in Taftville.

New London police arrest man in screwdriver assault

Carlos Mejia, 24, has been charged with assault, unlawful restraint and disorderly conduct.

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North Stonington Democrats seek candidates for November election

The North Stonington Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates for town committee and boards for the November election.

Mystic Memorial Day parade slated for Monday

The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263, Mystic VFW will host its traditional Mystic Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27, at 2 p.m., rain or shine.

Old Lyme voters pass budget, 300-acre open space purchase

With about 50 residents in attendance, voters unanimously approved the town’s total $38.9 million budget proposed for the 2019-20 fiscal year Monday night, as well as a 300-acre land purchase for open space.

New London police seek missing 16-year-old girl

Police said Legacy Ayala is white with brown eyes and black hair, and was last seen in a black jacket, navy blue shirt, black skirt and pink sneakers.

Police logs - May 23, 2019

Arrests by state police and local departments around the region.

Casino staff puts out fire at Mohegan Sun

No one injured in incident in Sky Tower, casino spokesman says.

COLUMNS

Simmons and Somers: Confused or lying?

Sen. Heather Somers says the town asked for $10 million for Smiler's Wharf, while the town says it...

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‘Ethan’s Law’ wins final passage in state Senate

The state Senate voted 34-2 on Thursday for final passage of a bipartisan gun safety bill, a relative modest change in Connecticut gun laws sought by two Guilford parents in memory of a 15-year-old son accidentally killed with a neighbor’s...

Speaker unsure yet if House will vote on medical leave bill

Connecticut House Speaker is unsure whether House of Representatives will vote on family medical leave bill that cleared the Senate

Chief: No evidence yet of hate crime in New Haven mosque fire

New Haven, Connecticut's police chief says investigators have not found any evidence yet that would suggest a fire at a city mosque was an act of terrorism or a hate crime

Someone broke into Massachusetts home, gave it a good clean

Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing _ they did, however, leave the house spotless

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