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New London firefighter charged with DUI in Groton

Groton — City police have arrested a New London firefighter on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving an unregistered motor vehicle, according to a police report.


H.S. roundup: Montville girls reach ECC D-II basketball title game

Plainfield — After losing to Plainfield twice during the regular season, Montville coach Becky Alfonso had a simple message for her team before Round 3 against the Panthers on Saturday.


Medical cannabis office opens in New London

New London — Following the success of 24 offices that have sprouted up across eight states since 2013, Canna Care Docs, which qualifies patients into medical marijuana programs, opened a new medical office in New London this past week.


Vote true Democrat, vote Anthony Nolan to serve New London

While there are four candidates on the ballot in the 39th District special election, voters only have two choices: Democrat or Republican. Three out of the four candidates have chosen to put their name on the Republican ballot line in previous elections. The same Republican Party which has halted in


U.S. Labor Department: Garbo Lobster workers eligible for aid

Chris Archuleta, left, and David Dozier, second from left, then employees at Garbo Lobster in Groton, grade lobsters for shipping on Aug. 9, 2018. Garbo Lobster has since closed the Groton facility. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)


Indoor track: Westerly's Hall-Thomsen races to 600 win, anchors two winning relay teams at state championships

PROVIDENCE — When Westerly High's Helena Hall-Thomsen passed three runners on the final lap of the 4x200 relay early in Saturday's state indoor track championships, she had a suspicion it might turn out to be a good day.


Who will save the Mother Bailey House?

Groton City Mayor Keith Hedrick leads a tour Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, through the front parlor of the Mother Bailey House in Groton. (David Collins/The Day) Certainly on one level, the decision by the City of Groton in 2010 to purchase the 1782 Mother Bailey House — part of a package of three prope


Waterford police seek missing 16-year-old boy

Waterford — Police are seeking a 16-year-old boy who went missing Friday. Police said Elijah Nieves is a black male who has black hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds.


Sounds of strings fill the New London library

Olivia Jennings and Jim Hunter at the New London Public Library during a lesson. (Courtesy Karl Jennings) Several nights a week the joy of music joins the joy of reading at the Public Library of New London. In collaboration with the New London Community Orchestra, the Music City Strings program offe


Peanuts, Cracker Jack won’t be sold at Connecticut Double-A baseball stadium, club says

The parent of a 2-year-old boy who’s allergic to peanuts was reportedly pleased by a Connecticut Double-A baseball club’s decision to stop selling the food item at its stadium.


Groton Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

GROTON, CT — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Mostly cloudy starting in the evening. Overcast throughout the day and windy in the afternoon.


A smart solution to address East Lyme's police station problem

There should be no debate that East Lyme needs a new police station. Built in 1930, it was originally a storage and operations center for electric utility crews, later repurposed as a science center in conjunction with nearby Millstone Power Station. It was adapted as a “temporary” police station 14


Groton state representatives hosting town hall forum

Christine Conley and Joe de la Cruz, Democratic state representatives for the town of Groton, will be hosting a town hall forum at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Groton Senior Center. Constitutents are invited to attend, learn about recent initiatives in Hartford, and share ideas and concerns


National Massage Chain's Sex Assault Scandal Hits Connecticut

Over 400 women have reported that they’ve been sexually assaulted by male masseuses at a national chain of spas called Massage Envy. One of the accused is an Enfield man who worked at a Glastonbury franchise.


Police search for suspect in Waterford credit card fraud

WATERTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) - Police are searching for the suspect who is wanted for credit card fraud at three Waterford stores. Police say that they are investigating a credit card fraud where the suspect fraudulently opened a credit card account with Jared's Jewelers and then used existing credit ca


Stonington inventor is producing an off-the-grid washing machine

PAWCATUCK — Forty years ago, when inventor Howard Silagy lived in a small Manhattan apartment, he wanted a portable, non-electric clothes washer that could clean heavy clothes like jeans and sweatshirts.


Probe ongoing into New London teacher on leave for noose comments

New London — More high school students were expected to be questioned this week as part of an ongoing investigation into a teacher placed on paid leave for what some have called an overly graphic or racially insensitive description of making a proper noose during a history class lecture on capital p


New London Wow House: Relax And Enjoy

NEW LONDON, CT -- The latest New London wow house is located at 17 Granite St. and has an asking price of $565,000, according to Realtor.com. The home includes 6,969 square feet of living space.


East Lyme Touch A Truck 2019 - Calling All Vehicles!

Calling all vehicles – trucks (big, small, antique, brand new, or unique), boats, helicopters, go-carts, etc. We welcome you all. Now is the time for Vehicle Owners to register to participate in the TWELFTH Annual Touch A Truck to be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at McCook Point Park in Niantic, C


Police: Missing Ledyard teenager found safe

Ledyard — Police have canceled an alert they issued Wednesday for a missing-16-year-old girl. Police said Lois Lawson has been found safe.