CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Rhode Island businessman facing federal securities fraud charges is accused of misusing some of the taxpayer funds he obtained from the state of Connecticut to purchase a car for his daughter.
STONINGTON — Six teachers who have a taught a total of 105 years at Deans Mill Elementary School — and 157 years in the town's schools — closed their classroom doors for the last time last week.
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A man nicknamed "Bone" was ordered Monday to spend one year in preventive prison as Dominican authorities said they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the attempted killing of baseball great David Ortiz, who is recovering at a hospita…
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lawyers for the families of children and adults killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School disclosed Monday that child pornography was found in electronic files sent to them by conspiracy theorist Infowars host Alex Jones.
STONINGTON — Police officials said Wednesday that they were looking into a complaint filed by the attorney for the estate of an elderly couple who were struck and killed by an alleged drunk driver in March.
WATERFORD — Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Corporate Sponsor of the Year and Corporate Benefactor Awards from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for its support of the agency's 2018-2019 annual campaign. During the 2018-2019 United Way campaign, the credit union's …
STONINGTON — The Stonington Architectural Design Review Board on Monday conditionally approved a site plan for two new hotels proposed off Coogan Boulevard in Mystic.
STONINGTON — When First Selectman Rob Simmons took the helm as chairman of the Board of Police Commissioners in 1986, the town was littered with "dead zones" that made it difficult for town police officers to communicate with one another.
MYSTIC — “Project 21,” a substance abuse prevention program focusing on preventing underage drinking in Stonington and Groton, has been formed to focus on educating area bars, restaurants and liquor stores about the importance of not selling or serving alcohol to people under age 21 for both…
WESTERLY — Watch Hill summer resident Deborah Goodrich Royce, often recognized for her support of the arts and involvement with preservation, cultural and charitable organizations — not to mention her acting career — can now lay claim to another accomplishment: She has just published her fir…
LEDYARD — Volunteers with the Old Mystic and North Stonington fire departments helped to douse a garage fire in the southeastern corner of Ledyard on Wednesday afternoon. The smoke could be seen from Route 184 in Stonington and Groton.
STONINGTON — A new architect will be chosen to design the boathouse for the Mystic River Boathouse Park project after the state Historic Preservation Office requested that a “contributing” structure on the site be saved.
STONINGTON — The Water Pollution Control Authority on Tuesday imposed a moratorium on new connections to the Mystic Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Editor's Note: This version clarifies that the land was donated by Peter Gardner. The sanctuary is named in honor of Peter and Carol's late daughter, Rachel.
STONINGTON — In a strongly worded letter to the Stonington Planning & Zoning Commission, a top state regulator said that the Smiler's Wharf project as proposed for the Mystic waterfront does not comply with coastal management law or the town's development plan, and would pose a potential…
MYSTIC — The dispersal of pepper spray that led to the evacuation of the Mystic Marriott ballroom on Saturday night was unintentional, the Groton Town Police Department reported.
STONINGTON — The town’s Planning & Zoning Commission will seek to address proposed zoning changes for the Smiler’s Wharf project on the Mystic River on Tuesday evening when the commission meets at Mystic Middle School.
From Carolina to Mystic, area towns took time Monday to honor the nation's fallen soldiers. Check out the pictures of the region's Memorial Day parades and ceremonies.
MYSTIC — Construction has started on the $20 million Hartford HealthCare medical/residential complex on a 70-acre parcel off Jerry Browne Road, developer David Lattizori said Friday.
OLD LYME – Katherine Ericson has been appointed as executive director of the LEARN board of directors effective July 1. She will take the place of her mentor, Eileen Howley, who is retiring in June.
GROTON —The Bill Memorial Library received a $5,891 grant from the Connecticut Humanities to strategically plan for its future as a library and an historical institution in the Groton Bank Historic District.
MYSTIC — It’s no wonder Mystic Disc, the hole-in-the-wall record shop tucked away in an alleyway on Steamboat Wharf, was recently voted “the best record store in Connecticut.”
STONINGTON — Mother’s Day weekend marked the unofficial start to the cookout season and with summer just a few weeks away, local fire volunteers are shifting gears to make sure they are ready for any response.
STONINGTON — With little debate and after hearing one dissenting voice from the public, the Economic Development Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday night to draft a letter of support for a zoning amendment for Smiler’s Wharf that would allow for the development of a boutique hotel, a …
MYSTIC — Randall, Realtors, part of The Randall Family of Companies, has announced the sale of 4 Black Duck Road in Mystic for $2,632,500. The Charlestown-based company said that the price was the highest reported this year in New London County, according to data from the Connecticut Statewi…
MYSTIC — Doris Mager, an energetic, 93-year-old no-nonsense Connecticut native, is a triple force. A raptor advocate, an educator and an activist, Mager is a force of nature, a force to be reckoned with, and a force for good. She's traveled around the country, giving talks at libraries, scho…
GROTON — Chelsea Groton Bank has reported net income of nearly $11.3 million for 2018, an increase of 85 percent from 2017. Assets also increased, to $1.1 billion, a gain of 3.9 percent, according to the mutual bank's annual report. President and CEO Michael Rauh detailed the figures at the …
STONINGTON — The proposed $73.6 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year is heading to a vote on April 30, after a first reading of the final document was completed in a tidy, six-minute annual town meeting at Stonington High School Monday night.
Advocates hoping to finally reinstate Connecticut’s full motorcycle helmet law enlisted a wider group of allies this year, following decades of being thwarted by well-organized opponents. But it’s questionable whether it will be enough.
MYSTIC — A small, experienced group of residents has helped transform the landscape and environmental practices of the StoneRidge retirement community — efforts that are especially noticeable around the time of Earth Day and spring cleanup in New England.
The public this morning was given a long awaited first look at the full version of the Mueller report. Here's is the redacted investigative report released to the public by the U.S. Department of Justice.
A group of state lawmakers is fighting back against discussions to possibly eliminate a religious exemption to the requirement that Connecticut schoolchildren be vaccinated, arguing it would be unconstitutional.
Early afternoons during the week, despite the shifting seasons, still find the usual suspects in the men’s locker room and sauna at the Westerly-Pawcatuck YMCA.
EXETER — Gathered under a shelter beside the Wood River on a rainy Monday morning, legislators, town officials, environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts celebrated the designation of the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as one of the nation’s Wild and Scenic river systems.