NEW LONDON — Kelli Normoyle was nervous as she arrived at the Coast Guard Academy campus in Connecticut in 2008. She had come out as a lesbian to a few friends near the end of high school, but she faced a military environment where “don’t ask, don’t tell” was still the policy prohibiting gay…

    NEW HAVEN — Christopher O’Connor has been named the CEO of Yale New Haven Health, effective March 25, 2022, when current CEO Marna P. Borgstrom retires. O’Connor currently serves as president of the Health System, having been named to that position in August 2020.

    Thousands of Connecticut state employees, K-12 teachers, school bus drivers and day care workers were among those being urged to get vaccinated or else get tested for COVID-19 in the waning hours before Gov. Ned Lamont's executive orders requiring vaccinations for certain employees takes eff…

      NEW HAVEN (AP) — A 35-year-old Connecticut police officer killed when his colleague crashed a car while allegedly driving under the influence in Las Vegas was laid to rest Friday and remembered as a dedicated and respected cop with a passion for the job.

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The chief investigator for a Boston museum still working to recover $500 million worth of art stolen in 1990 said Thursday he was hoping for new leads to emerge following the death of a highly scrutinized figure in the case.

      An estimated 270,000 Connecticut residents who are 65 years and older and who originally received Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, including nursing home residents, can begin getting their third booster shot as soon as Friday, Gov. Ned Lamont's administration said Thursday.

        WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A man who tied up his ex-girlfriend in her New York apartment during a violent fight and stuffed her in a suitcase where she suffocated and was found dead in Connecticut a week later was sentenced to 30 years in prison Thursday.

        STONINGTON — Members of the Board of Finance have tentatively approved a spending plan for $5.23 million in federal funding awarded to the town through the American Rescue Plan Act, and the Board of Selectmen will now turn it over to residents to decide at a town meeting in mid-October.

          BOSTON (AP) — The operator of a light rail train that struck the rear of another train in the Boston area in July had turned the speed controller to full power, according to a federal report released Tuesday, and the regional transit agency said it is moving to fire the person.

            BOSTON (AP) — A group of high school students in Massachusetts had to ride on a party bus complete with a stripper pole and neon lights during a recent field trip — an experience their teacher said highlights problems with the education system.

            BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts mayor, once a rising Democratic star after being elected at just 23 years old, was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday after being convicted of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses that wanted to operate in his city.

            WASHINGTON — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra vaccine dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease.

              JOHNSTON, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Daniel McKee and other state officials urged high school students Wednesday to get a coronavirus vaccine if they want to ensure a normal school year that includes a full range of extracurricular activities including sports.

              STORRS, Conn. (AP) — As a new semester begins amid a resurgence of the coronavirus, 26 of the 50 largest public university campuses in the U.S. are not mandating that students be vaccinated, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.

                CANTERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman and her adult daughter have been charged with trespassing and other crimes for entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, federal authorities said.

                  STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Mayors David Martin of Stamford and Curt Leng of Hamden both lost to fellow Democrats in Tuesday's primary elections, while a group of Republicans in Guilford who want to influence how racial concepts are taught in local schools defeated incumbent GOP board of educatio…

                  For years, many Native American tribes have felt their history has not been given its due by schools in Connecticut, a state that takes its name from an Algonquian word meaning “land on the long tidal river.”

                  STONINGTON — Local residents will have an opportunity to weigh in this week on a proposed spending plan for use of American Rescue Plan Act funds that would dedicate $2.48 million to facilities and $1.5 million to infrastructure while also including money for housing, transportation and econ…

                  NEW YORK — Twenty years after terrorists flew two planes into the World Trade Center, the memorial at ground zero has its own routine, not much different from many city tourist sites.

                  NEW YORK — The world solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday, remembering the dead, invoking the heroes and taking stock of the aftermath just weeks after the bloody end of the Afghanistan war that was launched in response to the terror attacks.

                    STONINGTON — Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., has expanded its hours. The library will now be open Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays.