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.
Tolls might not appear on Connecticut highways for years to come, but Gov. Ned Lamont sees an opportunity for the state to obtain some much-needed transportation funding before the first overhead collector is even installed.
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.
GROTON — A crane that was working near Interstate 95 early Tuesday knocked down power lines, causing outages that forced the schools to close in Groton, and periodic traffic tie-ups throughout the day in the area of Exits 87 and 88.
HARTFORD — Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut's governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight.
STONINGTON — Excitement crackled through the air as first-, second- and third-graders saw their new classrooms in Deans Mill Elementary School for the first time Monday morning.
HARTFORD — Some state lawmakers and business leaders hope this could be the year to better promote Connecticut as a tourist destination following years of tight budgets.
PAWCATUCK — Dressed in his Cub Scout uniform, Liam Young knows he looks exactly like the picture of his great-grandfather, Thomas Benton Young Jr., an Eagle Scout who attended the first national Scout Jamboree on the National Mall in 1937.
MYSTIC — Nestled on the floor with her son, Jack, her service dog, Marea, and several stuffed toy dolphins and seals, Heather Bring read aloud a children’s story about conservation at the Mystic Aquarium.
MYSTIC — While singing one verse of “Row, Row, Row Your Boat,” groups of fifth-graders focused on how to keep everyone on board a simulated life raft made from a tarpaulin in the Mystic Middle School gymnasium Tuesday morning.
BOSTON — Athletic coaches charged in a sweeping college admissions scam pleaded not guilty Monday to taking bribes from wealthy parents in exchange for helping students get into elite universities such as Georgetown.
NEWTOWN, Conn. — On the day of his 6-year-old daughter's funeral, as Jeremy Richman and his wife gathered with loved ones, an idea emerged for a way to channel their grief: a foundation to promote research into the brain pathologies that lead to violence.
HARTFORD — The federal government may have finally given the go-ahead to a satellite tribal casino in East Windsor, but that doesn’t mean the debate over gambling in Connecticut is settled.
MYSTIC — V. Susan Fisher picked up stakes last year, and, along with her two cats, Harpo and Dory, moved 2,000-plus miles across the country for her new job.
Charter Oak Credit Union has reported 2018 net income of more than $8.23 million, a gain of 33.7 percent from year-end 2017. The credit union, in the latest report to its federal regulator, also said that its membership had grown during the year by 5,845, to 74,149 members.
March has blown in while I have been busy with other things. It is time to take a break and enjoy a good book. If you want to join me, try these books.
PAWCATUCK — Consolidating nine musicals into one isn’t easy, but that’s what playwright and teacher Sheila Adams decided to create for Pawcatuck Middle School’s last play.
STONINGTON — It's a typical Lenten Friday morning in Stonington Borough. The smell of deep-fried fish fills the air in the Main Street neighborhood surrounding The Portuguese Holy Ghost Society and parking spaces are tough to find. People are filling the sidewalks, heading toward the large w…
STONINGTON — With multiple changes ahead because of the middle school consolidation and other factors, the Board of Selectman finished naming the members of a committee Wednesday that will study the town’s public buildings.
The Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport Museum, which opened in 2016, received an award Friday from the WoodWorks-Wood Products Council, based in Washington, D.C. Recognized in the “Commercial Wood Design–Low-Rise” category, the 14,000-square-foot building received one of the nine…
STONINGTON — The Water Pollution Control Authority is requesting $300,000 for a two-year "inflow and infiltration" study of the Mystic treatment sewage plant, in part to pave the way for activating a diversion line that would send more of the town's effluent to its plant in the Borough.The M…
STONINGTON — The owners of Seaport Marine sought feedback from the Architecture Design Review Board on Monday on a preliminary proposal for building a boardwalk, hotel, restaurant, apartments, townhouses, a marine services building and a new boat basin on a 11.5-acre site at 2 Washington St.…
An Ashaway man who dived into the Pawcatuck River to rescue a man from a sinking car on New Year's Day was honored by the state Senate on Tuesday.
STONINGTON — For the better part of the past decade, Seth Wakeman had served as the face of the Quiambaug Fire District while his wife, Joanna, provided support behind the scenes. Members of the agency are now mourning the sudden loss of the couple, which Quiambaug Fire District President Jo…
HARTFORD — Advocates for gun rights and gun control are expected to pack a Connecticut legislative hearing on several firearms bills, including measures that would tighten safe storage laws and require people openly carrying guns to produce their permits if police ask.
MYSTIC — A Groton woman is facing a charge of driving under the influence after police said she struck and killed a man and a woman who were crossing Greenmanville Avenue near Rossie Pentway Saturday evening.
STONINGTON — An expansion of the chaplain program at the police department aims to offer first responders and town residents with an enhanced level of emotional support, and the effort will come at virtually no cost to taxpayers.
STONINGTON — A tight construction schedule at Deans Mill Elementary School is driving the district’s decision to pack up and move classrooms at all three of the town’s elementary schools during the last week in March.
A local woman who owns restaurants in Noank and New London is facing federal drug and money laundering charges following a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation into an alleged drug trafficking operation in Connecticut.
MYSTIC — While there’s nothing “wrong” with Coogan Boulevard, a four-lane route carved into the hill behind Olde Mystic Village and Mystic Aquarium between Route 27 and Jerry Browne Road, improvements to the roadway could increase Stonington’s grand list around Mystic’s “Golden Triangle.”
WESTERLY — With the clock ticking, two robots whirred and pivoted as they expertly picked up balls and cubes, known as “minerals,” depositing them into bins attached to a simulated planetary rover in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Public Library Wednesday afternoon.
PROVIDENCE — Light poles and traffic lights are getting cluttered with electronic equipment and it’s expected to get more crowded as new wireless communication networks spread across Rhode Island.
STONINGTON — At a public hearing Tuesday, the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to rezone the Mystic River Boathouse Park property to the Marine Heritage District, a move that will provide increased architectural flexibility in the height and size of future boathouse designs.
A Connecticut woman is facing charges of embezzling more than $400,000 from a Mystic-based property group over a one-year period while working as the company’s bookkeeper.
MYSTIC — Because Stonington has no 90-day demolition ordinance, it was legal for the Whaler’s Inn to demolish its buildings on Cottrell and Haley streets and to propose a three-story restaurant and parking lot for the properties.
STONINGTON — “Stressed spelled backwards is desserts,” proclaimed one classroom door at Mystic Middle School. How to ease stress? Spend time with friends, exercise, meditate, laugh, breathe, eat well, lots of rest, go on a run, were a few of the suggestions.
MYSTIC — Lots of people Uber to the train station or airport, but for Mystic passengers who ride in Old Blue, it’s a journey of positivity, laughter and human connection that’s spreading across Instagram and around the world.
MYSTIC — Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards Jr. has been appointed to serve on the National Fire Protection Association’s Standards Council, the highest U.S. authority overseeing firefighter standards and practices.
STONINGTON — A deputy chief at the Old Mystic Fire Department has been indefinitely relieved of duty following an alleged domestic incident that took place at his home earlier this month.