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Rhode Island back on state's COVID-19 travel advisory

Arizona, Minnesota, Nevada and Wyoming also returned to the list today, bringing the total of listed states to 33.

East Lyme, Colchester schools report COVID-19 cases

One member of the East Lyme high school community and three Colchester Elementary School staff members tested positive.

Conn College student charged with voyeurism

Police arrest a Connecticut College student in connection with an alleged case of voyeurism in a dormitory bathroom.

ECC to begin 'alternative football activities' Friday

The Eastern Connecticut Conference announced Monday that "alternative football activities" will begin later this week, in lieu of the canceled fall season because of COVID-19.

Somers kicks off "Covid Heroes" recognition at Academy Point at Mystic

Sen. Heather Somers said she got close to 50 nominations and plans to honor everybody by the end of the year.

Municipal meetings

Municipal meetings for the week beginning Sunday, Sept. 20.


Trump's failure has scarred our democracy

Instead of bringing the epidemic under control, the president has let the refusal to wear a mask become a symbol of righteous independence, and support for him.

Finally a final decision

A lot of sacrifices have been required during this ongoing health crisis. Going without high school tackle football this fall is one more young men will have to bear.

Enough games, compromise to pass relief bill

It is this kind of cynical game playing that leaves Americans so frustrated with, and disillusioned about, Washington politics.

Together and apart in return to school

The state-led, locally planned experiment will be confusing for a while; risky until students, staff, bus drivers and parents are vaccinated; and may or may not give students normal levels of foundational skills. Still, it is impressive.

Downplaying the 'storm' didn't stop it

Trump had the information to fulfill his most fundamental duty: to protect Americans. He failed.

Connecticut COVID-19 Numbers

Data sourced from the Office of Governor Ned Lamont. Check here for the latest data.


Providence College coronavirus outbreak continues to grow

The number of Providence College students who have tested positive for the coronavirus has grown to nearly 160

Lamont: Advisory group will develop plan to distribute COVID-19 vaccine

Deidre Gifford, acting commissioner of the state Department of Public Health, and Reginald Eadie, president and CEO of Trinity Health of New England, will lead new panel

Pop-up drive-in movie coming to T.F. Green Airport

Rhode Island’s largest airport is hosting a popup drive-in movie in one of its parking lots as a thank you to the community

Norwich learns federal COVID-19 relief grant can't be used to pay NPU bills

Community Development Block Grant funds cannot be used to pay utility bills for the city-owned NPU or to pay property taxes for distressed residents.

Local roundup: Black Wolves finish productive NLL virtual draft

The New England Black Wolves recently completed a productive National Lacrosse League Entry draft, trading for forward Jacob Ruest while selecting five players during the first virtual draft in league history.



EU ministers discuss border consistency amid 2nd virus wave

European Union ministers are discussing to better coordinate travel restrictions in the 27-nation bloc and guarantee the smooth circulation of people and goods as many EU nations see a resurgence of the coronavirus


WNBA postpones game due to COVID-19

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert answers questions Sunday about a postponed game between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx after Game 1 of a WNBA semifinal round playoff game between the Connecticut Sun and the Las Vegas Aces in Bradenton, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo)

The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday because of inconclusive COVID-19 test results for Storm players

Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

Tour de France winner Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, is congratulated by a teammate as he crosses the finish line of the 21st and last stage of the Tour de France on Sunday. The stage was 75.8 miles rom Mantes-la-Jolie to Paris. (Thibault Camus/AP Photo)

In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar has won cycling’s showpiece race on the eve of his 22nd birthday

Barkley hurt as Bears edge Giants

Giants running back Saquon Barkley is carted to the locker room after injuring his right knee during the first half of Sunday's game against the Bears in Chicago. The Bears won, 17-14. (Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo)

Mitchell Trubisky threw two touchdown passes and the Chicago Bears hung on to beat the New York Giants 17-13

DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

Bryson DeChambeau holds up the winner's trophy after winning the U.S. Open on Sunday in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (John Minchillo/AP Photo)

Bryson DeChambeau won the U.S. Open his own way

Red Sox cool off playoff-bound Yankees

Boston's Tanner Houck winds up for a pitch against the Yankees in the first inning of Sunday's game at Fenway Park. Boston won, 10-2. (Steven Senne/AP Photo)

Tanner Houck took a no-hitter into the sixth inning of his second major league start and Michael Chavis had a huge day at the plate as the Boston Red Sox halted two long streaks with a 10-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday

New York City can't rebound without Broadway. And Broadway's road back is uncertain.

A scene from a deserted Broadway theater district, where venues have been shuttered since March. (Photo for The Washington Post by Jeenah Moon)

For months now, Thomas Schumacher's dining room table has been taken over by a master list of every Broadway show that's seeking to reopen or schedule an opening night — from the established "The Lion King" to the new "Diana: A True...

Yanks beat Red Sox for 10th straight win

New York Yankees' J.A. Happ pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

J.A. Happ pitched eight scoreless innings, Clint Frazier hit a two-run home run and the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 8-0 Saturday night for their 10th consecutive win.

Peterson fans 10, Mets beat Braves

New York Mets starting pitcher David Peterson throws to an Atlanta Braves batter during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)

Rookie David Peterson struck out NL batting leader Freddie Freeman three times and fanned a career-high 10 in six sharp innings as the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 7-2

Harvick nabs 9th win of season to roll into second round

Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after his win in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Kevin Harvick steamrolled his way into the second round of the playoffs by holding off Kyle Busch on Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway for his series-best ninth victory of the season

Celtics top Heat, 117-106, in Game 3

Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward (20) attempts a shot as Miami Heat's Tyler Herro (14) defends during the second half of an NBA conference final playoff basketball game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Getting big leads has been relatively easy for the Boston Celtics in these Eastern Conference finals

Stars beat Lightning in Game 1 of Stanley Cup

Dallas Stars' Jamie Oleksiak (2) celebrates his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning with teammates Alexander Radulov (47) and Miro Heiskanen (4) during second-period NHL Stanley Cup finals hockey action in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

The well-rested Dallas Stars took it to the banged-up Tampa Bay Lightning with the play and physicality early and goaltender Anton Khudobin closed it out with 22 third-period saves to win Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 4-1

Wolff's 5-under 65 moves him to top of U.S. Open leaderboard

Matthew Wolff bumps fists with his caddie after finishing the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship on Saturday in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Matthew Wolff didn't follow any of the rules of succeeding in the U.S. Open

Giants take on the Bears on Sunday

FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, file photo, New York Giants head coach Joe Judge, center, watches play from the sidelines during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in East Rutherford, N.J. The Bears hope to win back-to-back games to start a season for the first time in seven years and deny the Giants their first victory under new coach Joe Judge when New York visits Soldier Field on Sunday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

The Chicago Bears aim to win back-to-back games to start a season for the first time in seven years and deny the Giants their first victory under new coach Joe Judge at Soldier Field on Sunday

Yankees outlast Red Sox in 12 for ninth consecutive win

The Yankees' Gary Sanchez follows through on a solo home run in front of Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez with two outs in the ninth inning on Friday night at Fenway Park. The blast tied the game a 4-4 and New York went on to beat Boston 6-5 in 12 innings for its ninth straight win. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Yankees outlast Red Sox in 12 innings for ninth consecutive win

Astros' Verlander to have elbow surgery, miss rest of season

FILE- In this July 24, 2020, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game in Houston. The Astros announced Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, that Verlander needs Tommy John surgery and could miss the entire 2021 season.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season

Lakers vow not to let up against resilient Nuggets

Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. (1) attempts to take a shot as Los Angeles Lakers' JaVale McGee, right, defends during the second half an NBA conference final playoff basketball game, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

With one comeback after another in the playoffs, the Denver Nuggets showed themselves to be a team that falls down but doesn’t stay down

Bettman: Next NHL season could start in December or January

Tampa Bay Lightning and the New York Islanders players shake hands after the Lightning won in overtime of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Eastern Conference final, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Commissioner Gary Bettman says he wouldn't be surprised if the next NHL season begins after the tentatively planned Dec. 1 start date

Tigers manager Gardenhire announces immediate retirement

In this March 5 file photo, Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire watches during a spring training game in Lakeland, Fla. Gardenhire announced his retirement prior to Detroit’s game against the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, Sept. 19,2020.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire announced his immediate retirement prior to their game against the Cleveland Indians

Pogacar crushes Roglic to seal Tour de France title

New overall leader, best young rider and best climber, Slovenia's Tadej Pogacar climbs during stage 20 of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 36.2 kilometers (22.5 miles), from Lure to La Planche des Belles Filles, France, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)

In an incredible climax to the Tour de France, Tadej Pogacar crushed fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic in the last stage before the finish in Paris

Belichick, Carroll meet as Pats visit Hawks

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, center, speaks to quarterback Cam Newton on the sideline in the second half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. At left is head coach Bill Belichick. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

When Bill Belichick replaced Pete Carroll as head coach in New England 20 years ago, neither could have guessed two decades later they’d be viewed as two of the better coaches during that span

Providence College deals with surge of student virus cases

The president of Providence College has announced that the school is moving to remote-only learning for at least two weeks after a surge of new confirmed coronavirus cases among students

Ginsburg's death jolts chaotic presidential campaign

People gather at the Supreme Court Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Washington, after the Supreme Court announced that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

An already chaotic and corrosive presidential campaign was jolted anew Friday night by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, as a sudden vacancy on the Supreme Court just 46 days before the election immediately galvanized both political parties.

Groton, Norwich schools each report a positive COVID-19 case

Groton Superintendent Michael Graner said the person had not been in school for more than a week, while Norwich Superintendent Kristen Stringfellow said the infected person hadn't been in school since Sept. 15.

Lakers roll past Nuggets 126-114 in West finals opener

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron Jame makes a pass during the second half an NBA conference final playoff basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory over the Denver Nuggets  in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals

Braves move closer, pound Mets pitching in 15-2 rout

Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman starts to run after hitting a two-RBI double during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Freddie Freeman added three more hits to his burgeoning MVP campaign, Ozzie Albies hit two of Atlanta’s six homers and the Braves battered New York Mets pitching in a 15-2 blowout that thrust them closer to a third consecutive NL East title

CDC drops controversial virus testing advice that caused backlash

In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, file photo, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield pauses while speaking at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on a

U.S. health officials are dropping a controversial piece of coronavirus guidance and telling all those who have been in close contact with infected people to get tested

Reed takes the lead as the real U.S. Open gets started

Patrick Reed plays his shot from the sixth tee during the second round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Now this is the U.S. Open at Winged Foot everyone expected

Andersen doubles down at Tour de France, wins Stage 19

Denmark's Soren Kragh Andersen celebrates as he crosses the line to win the 19th stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 166.5 kilometers between Bourg-En-Bresse and Champagole, France Friday, Sept. 3, 2020. (Marco Bertorello/Pool via AP)

Danish rider Soren Kragh Andersen has won Stage 19 at the Tour de France

Celtics, Heat agree: A 2-0 lead in East finals means nothing

Miami Heat forward Jae Crowder (99) celebrates late in the second half of Thursday night's NBA playoff game against the Celtics in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

If there is a sliver of consolation for the Boston Celtics, it probably can be found within the understanding that a 2-0 lead for the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals doesn’t guarantee anything

Antetokounmpo wins second straight NBA MVP award

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo shouts from the bench in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Miami Heat Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s historic year earned him a historic awards sweep

Ryan Blaney hopes to avoid playoff elimination at Bristol

In this June 7 file photo, Ryan Blaney waits in pit row before a NASCAR Cup Series at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. With a bit of disbelief over his fast fall in NASCAR's standings, Blaney is determined to avoid elimination from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Ryan Blaney is determined to avoid elimination from the playoffs

Stars, Lightning meet in nontraditional Stanley Cup Final

In this Jan. 27, file photo, Dallas Stars left wing Jamie Benn, right, backhands a shot past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy, left, for a goal during the third period of a game in Dallas. Two of the southernmost teams in the NHL are meeting in the Stanley Cup Final in the great white north. The Stars and the Lightning are facing off in the bubble in Edmonton, Alberta, starting with Game 1 Saturday. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

Two of the southernmost teams in the NHL are meeting in the Stanley Cup Final in the great white north

Baylor-Houston, FAU-Ga Southern postponed day before games

Baylor University's McLane Stadium is shown Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Waco, Texas.  Baylor’s season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two FBS NCAA college football games postponed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, the day before before they were supposed play.  (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Two more college football games have been postponed

State legislators call on state health officials to inspect Windham nursing home

The Vanderman Place nursing home in Willimantic is owned by JACC LLC, which owns the Three Rivers Healthcare nursing home ordered closed by the state.

Millsaps settling in as New London girls' basketball coach, conducts Toby May clinic

Coach Tammy Millsaps shows how to pivot while working on footwork with players during the New London Basketball Skillz Clinic at Toby May Park Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New London.  Millsaps is the new girls´ basketball coach at New London High School. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

It was the coaching debut for Tammy Millsaps in the City of New London and it came Thursday night on the courts at Toby May Park as Millsaps helped conduct a basketball clinic in conjunction with the Kareem Brown Skills Academy.

Waterford's Petchark uses college experience to enjoy strong summer

With her junior golf days behind her, Caroline Petchark embraced the challenge of playing stiffer amateur competition on the summer circuit.

You're not imagining it: Masks can make your eyes feel dry. Here's what to do.

The sight of the man's steamed-up glasses coupled with his sudden onset of eye dryness are both signs of what White is calling "mask-associated dry eye," or "MADE" — an emerging phenomenon amid the novel coronavirus pandemic that eye experts...

Push is underway to test COVID-19 vaccines in diverse groups


Companies are struggling to recruit diverse volunteers in final U.S. tests of possible COVID-19 vaccines

Mystic couple parted by COVID-19, which took one, left the other behind

Bettye Beard and her husband, Robert, contracted COVID-19 this spring. Neither knew they had the disease until Bettye went to the hospital with chest pains. The hospital tested her for COVID-19 and the results came back positive. She died in May. (Courtesy of Marie Sebastian, Bettye's daughter)

Both Bettye and Robert Beard contracted COVID-19 in May. She died from the disease but he survived.

Browns hold off Bengals

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first NFL win by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30 on the NFL’s 100th birthday

Sun stun Sparks, 73-59, to reach WNBA semifinals

Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner (24) and center Brionna Jones (42) celebrate a basket against the Los Angeles Sparks during the second half of a WNBA playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Seventh-seeded Connecticut rode a huge first half to stun third-seeded Los Angeles late Thursday night, 73-59, to advance to the WNBA semifinals.

Islanders eliminated by Lightning

Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) celebrates his overtime goal against the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Eastern Conference final, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final

Yanks hit 5 HRs in 4th inning, beats Jays

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner hits a two-run home run during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

The Yankees tied a major league record with five home runs in an inning and hit six overall in a 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays that extended their winning streak to eight

Mets beat Phillies 10-6

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Brandon Workman during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Brandon Nimmo hit a two-RBI tying triple in the sixth inning and hit the go-ahead solo homer in the ninth to lead the New York Mets to a 10-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies

Heat rally past the Celtics, take 2-0 lead

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, front, goes up for a shot as Miami Heat's Derrick Jones Jr., left, and Tyler Herro, right, defend during the second half of an NBA conference final playoff basketball game, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Bam Adebayo led a big third-quarter rally to finish with 21, and the Miami Heat pulled off another comeback to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night

Gulf between White House's words, Trump's actions on masks

President Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to speak to the White House conference on American History at the National Archives museum, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The gulf between President Donald Trump and public health experts over wearing face masks keeps getting wider

Vaccine leaders make trial plans public in transparency push

The moves by Moderna Inc., as well as Pfizer Inc. and partner BioNTech SE, follow increasing worry that the effort to develop a COVID-19 vaccine is becoming politicized, and that an inoculation could be rushed to market before it is proven safe and...

Lynx edge Mercury 80-79 to advance to WNBA semifinals

The Minnesota Lynx celebrate their win over the Phoenix Mercury during a WNBA playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Rookie of the year Crystal Dangerfield scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and Minnesota beat Phoenix 80-79 to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs

Not with a gun on Fifth Avenue, but Trump killed a family friend

President Donald Trump departs behind Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on July 31, 2020, as Azar puts on a face mask after a roundtable discussion on the coronavirus outbreak and storm preparedness at Pelican Golf Club in Belleair, Fla. (Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)

The president's decision not to tell Americans how deadly COVID would be cost many lives, including someone important to my family,

State ombudsman: Investigation into Norwich nursing home won't end with closure order

An American Ambulance crew arrives at Three Rivers Health Care in Norwich on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, to transfer a resident to another facility. The state Department of Public Health ordered the closure of the facility Wednesday.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

State officials are investigating administrative and potential criminal violations after inspections found widespread problems at Three Rivers Healthcare nursing home.

Lamont concerned about increasing coronavirus cases in state

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is expressing concern about an increasing number of people testing positive for the coronavirus around the state

Thomas takes U.S. Open lead with 65

Justin Thomas, of the United States, plays a shot from a bunker on the 17th hole during the first round of the US Open Golf Championship, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Everyone was bracing for high scores at Winged Foot

Eversource quietly pitches $700M in borrowing to Connecticut

Eversource Energy is asking Connecticut lawmakers to authorize $700 million in borrowing to blunt the impact of losses from Tropical Storm Isaias, the COVID-19 pandemic and the rollback of a recent rate increase.

Lakers set for West finals vs. Nuggets

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James (23) directs the offense during the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game against the Houston Rockets Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers were there waiting

Public defenders taking outdoor applications in New London on Friday

The community outreach project is a statewide effort to help restart the cases of people who cannot afford a lawyer.

Wilson earns WNBA's Most Valuable Player award

Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson, left, drives against Los Angeles Sparks' Nneka Ogwumike during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)

A'ja Wilson earns WNBA Most Valuable Player honors after leading Las Vegas to 18-4 record and top seed in the league's playoffs

New London to host Halfway to St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday

The car parade kicks off at noon on Sunday.

Connecticut employment increased in August, but at a slower pace

The most new jobs were in the education and health sector, and manufacturing was the only sector to lose jobs.

Red Sox beat Marlins, 5-3

Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers, right, and Xander Bogaerts celebrate after scoring during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)

Nathan Eovaldi pitched five shutout innings and struck out seven, and the Miami Marlins stumbled in their playoff run with a 5-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox 5-3

Roglic tightens grip on Tour lead as Ineos gets first win

Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski, right, celebrates with Richard Carapaz of Ecuador after winning the stage 18 of the Tour de France cycling race over 175 kilometers (108.7 miles) from Meribel to La Roche-sur-Foron, France, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. (Stephane Mahe/Pool photo via AP)

Victory at the Tour de France is almost within reach for Primoz Roglic

Co-workers take their work to the beach in East Lyme

Briana Hansen, left, sits in a beach chair as she

Briana Hansen, Isabella Nematalla and Devon Hall, all from the Child & Family Agency of Southeastern CT, were using their laptops to work Thursday at McCook Beach in Niantic.

Camaraderie gives state champion Stonington boys' soccer team an extra level of depth

Stonington High School's Billy deCastro jumps over a teammate in a drill during soccer practice on Tuesday in Stonington. (Sarah Gordon / The Day)

Stonington High School's boys' soccer team has the camaraderie to go with its talent, with the combination making the defending Class M champ tough to beat.

Has Connecticut safely reopened its schools? The state and its teachers disagree

In the long debate over Connecticut schools reopening this fall, Gov. Ned Lamont and public school employee unions have been on opposite sides.

Infection rates soar in college towns as students return

Masked students walk through the campus of Ball State University in Muncie, Ind., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. College towns across the U.S. have emerged as coronavirus hot spots in recent weeks as schools struggle to contain the virus. Out of nearly 600 students tested for the virus at Ball State, more than half have returned been found positive, according to data reported by the school. Dozens of infections have been blamed on off-campus parties, prompting university officials to admonish students.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

College towns across the U.S. have emerged as virus hot spots in recent weeks as schools struggle to contain the virus