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New London panic school cut was unnecessary

The decision by the New London City Council to slash $4.2 million from the school budget for the current fiscal year, a roughly 10 percent reduction, was ill conceived, needless and unsettling. Yet it was also somewhat understandable given the confusion and uncertainty emanating from Hartford becaus

THEDAY - 2017-10-19 00:07:00

AFT Connecticut endorses Catala for Board of Ed in New London

New London - AFT Connecticut, a union represents more than 30,000 workers in the public and private sectors, has endorsed Democratic Board of Education candidate Jason Catala. "The decision to endorse your candidacy was made because of your commitment to working families and advocating for issues th

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 02:10:00

New London registrars to hold special registration session

New London - The Registrars of Voters will be holding a special registration session from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Oct. 31. It will be the last day for anyone to come in person to register to vote prior to the Nov. 7 municipal election. The exception will be for those turning 18 after the Oct. 31 deadlin

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 00:00:00

New London schools to host Parent University this weekend

New London - The school district will host its first ever Parent University this weekend in an effort to build better partnerships among the schools, families and the community. The five-hour forum will have various forums ranging in topics from conscious discipline and effective two-way communicati

THEDAY - 2017-10-19 01:44:00

Kennedy, Osten, and Arc of New London County Landscapers Highlight Disability Employment in Norwich

From Connecticut Senate Democrats:Senator Ted Kennedy, Jr. (D-Branford) and Senator Cathy Osten (D-Sprague) celebrated National Disability Employment Awareness Month with the Arc of New London County's (NLC) Lawn and Landscaping Business, which is staffed by local residents with disabilities. Disabi

PATCH - 2017-10-19 00:14:19

New London Housing Authority Fires Director

NEW LONDON, CT - The New London Housing Authority Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to fire Roy Boling from his position as Executive Director, the New London Day reported. The board will now be exploring the possibility of hiring a management company to run the authority. The board decided by a

PATCH - 2017-10-18 21:34:23

New London board fires housing authority director

New London - The New London Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on Tuesday abruptly voted to fire Executive Director Roy Boling as it explores the possibility of hiring a management company to run the authority. The board voted 3-1 both to terminate Boling's contract and to rehire Lee Erdmann a

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New London Landmarks to host City Council candidates forum

New London - New London Landmarks will host a forum for City Council candidates from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday in the community room of the Public Library of New London at 63 Huntington Street. "This year, with two Bank Street buildings under threat of demolition, preservation issues are high

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Silver Alert issued for missing Norwich teen

Police say LeClaire is a white/Hispanic male with brown hair and brown eyes. He stands around 5'08" and weighs approximately 160 pounds. Officials say he was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, light blue jeans and white sneakers. Anyone with information on LeClarie's whereabouts is asked t

WTNH.COM - 2017-10-19 03:08:28

2 Killed In I-95 Crash In Old Lyme: State Police

OLD LYME, CT - Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash that shut down a portion of I-95 Northbound in Old Lyme, according to state police. Details of the crash, which occurred just before 2 p.m., were not yet available; state police announced the first fatality at about 4

PATCH - 2017-10-18 18:23:47

Area of Double Fatal Crash on I-95 Busy Spot for First Responders

Two 71-year-old women were killed in a fiery crash Wednesday on Interstate 95 North in Old Lyme. It's a stretch of highway that first responders said is prone to backups and accidents. "Truckers that we see out on the road say, 'Oh we know that stretch of road. That's terrible. We avoid it at all co

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-10-20 00:39:24

Firefighter Q&A: Jane Perkins, Watch Hill Fire Department captain

What inspired you to become a firefighter? I have three sources of inspiration - my brothers. All three of my brothers served as volunteer firefighters in Watch Hill and Dunn's Corners. When I returned home after college in Atlanta, my brothers would run out of the house to respond to an emergency

WESTERLY SUN - 2017-10-18 23:59:59

Planning commission backs permanent one-lane Bank Street plan

New London - There are differing opinions among residents and business owners about the city's decision this summer to make Bank Street a one-lane road. Many agree that the wide buffer zones created as part of the pilot project have created a much safer area to park and shop, and "more relaxing," as

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 05:03:00

Nine students recognized at MLK Scholarship Dinner

Groton - When Fitch High School senior Lily Johnson was in eighth grade, all she wanted to do was fit in with her white peers, and so she wore brown Ugg boots, black leggings, red flannel shirts and no-show socks. But when she started high school and learned from her indoor track peers that "black i

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 04:45:00

PD: 5 arrested following sex trafficking sting in Norwich

NORWICH - The FBI got some help from the Norwich Police Department for Operation Cross Country IX, a nationwide sweep designed to find underage victims forced into prostitution, according to Norwich police. Police said the Operation Cross Country IX involved undercover officers who answered ads post

FOX61.COM - 2017-10-19 20:08:36

ESCO kicks off new season Saturday with "Revolutionaries"

New London - Last season's final Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra took place on April 29 - almost six months ago. It might surprise fans to know that plans for the 2017-18 season, which gets underway Saturday night at the Garde Arts Center, have been on the drawing board since last October. "Y

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 00:04:00

Connecticut College to present David Dorfman Dance

Connecticut College's onStage Guest Artist Series will present "Aroundtown," the latest work by David Dorfman Dance at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in Palmer Auditorium at the college, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London. Connecticut College's onStage Guest Artist Series will present "Aroundtown," the latest work by

NORWICH BULLETIN - 2017-10-19 19:58:45

Halloween Happenings At Foxwoods Resort Casino

MASHANTUCKET, CT - Foxwoods Resort Casino has a few tricks up their sleeves to treat you to some Halloween fun this October. From trick-or-treating for kids to extraordinary nightlife for adults, there's something for everyone at Foxwoods this Halloween, according to a release. SHRINE Foxwoods' larg

PATCH - 2017-10-19 18:33:23

Entrepreneurs enjoy feedback sessions at CURE

Groton - Matthew Gillen of Mystic, a 17-year-old student at Grasso Tech, was one of about 100 people who attended Paul Singh's North American Tech Tour stop Thursday at CURE Innovation Commons, hoping to get some tips on entrepreneurship. Gillen, who writes apps for Google, got in a quick meeting wi

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 02:59:00

Sub Base to house fuel cell park

Groton - Navy and energy officials on Thursday celebrated a deal being reached to site a 7.4 megawatt fuel cell park on the Naval Submarine Base. The multi-million dollar fuel cell project, which has been years in the works, will supply electric power to the base and the local power grid. The locati

THEDAY - 2017-10-20 01:40:00