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Premium Content Norwich Arts Center launches new jazz musical theater series

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 1:01 pm

Norwich Arts Center is inviting guests to step into Miss Lottie's Café at the Donald Oat Theater and step back in time to the grand days of jazz, with performances by legends Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.


Premium Content Bishop Seabury building sold to Stedfast Baptist congregation

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:33 am

The Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut has sold the former Bishop Seabury Church on North Road to another religious organization.


Premium Content New London names teacher of the year

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:30 am

Jessyca Campbell, a sixth-grade teacher at Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School, will be recognized today as New London’s 2014-15 teacher of the year, the district announced.\n


Premium Content Rogers Lake reward

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am

Jack Conley, 10, pulls in a small fish Wednesday at Rogers Lake in Old Lyme, where he was spending time with his mother and sisters.


Premium Content Revisions to Seaside property plans considered by Waterford commission

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

Planning and Zoning Commission member Dana Award emphasized public access to the property as she proposed revisions Wednesday to developer Mark Steiner’s requested amendments to the regulations of the Seaside Preservation Zoning District.


Premium Content Interconnection grant sought to back up region's water systems

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments is seeking a grant for a proposed water interconnection that could bolster the region’s system for transporting water in the event of storms or emergencies.


Premium Content Somers says state should keep giving cities support

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am

Republican lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers said the state program that helped to grow her company is exactly the kind of support that the state should continue to provide to Connecticut’s depressed cities.


Premium Content Surgery gives Grenadian girl plenty to smile about

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 1:05 pm

In June 2013, Dr. Thomas Sena traveled to Grenada to visit his daughter Ariel Sena in medical school. When he learned of Delisha Dominique's condition, he offered to perform the plastic surgery she needed if she could be brought to...


Premium Content Former Norwich school board member endorsed for vacancy

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am

The Republican Town Committee unanimously endorsed former four-term Board of Education member Angelo Yeitz Wednesday to fill the vacancy created by member Lynn Norris' resignation Aug. 17.


Premium Content Brothers sentenced in serial burglary case that residents say robbed Lyme of its sense of security

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am

New London Superior Court Judge Hillary B. Strackbein told brothers Justin and Karl Weissinger from Lyme that they had stolen the security of the entire community as she sentenced them in connection with a series of home burglaries throughout the...


Premium Content Amistad waiting for permission to dock in New London for 175th anniversary

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

As the 175th anniversary of its namesake's first stop in New London approaches, efforts are underway to make sure the replica schooner Amistad will be able to spend the weekend in New London.


Premium Content His first set of wheels

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Messiah Mims, 2, of New London swerves to avoid the hedgerow Tuesday as he drives his fancy set of wheels down the sidewalk along State Pier Road in New London. Messiah and his mother, Maritza Valle, were out for a "drive" and walk on a beautiful...


Premium Content Bennie Dover Jackson evacuated following false alarm

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 3:00 pm

New London – Bennie Dover Jackson Middle School was evacuated briefly Wednesday morning following reports of smoke in the building. The cause was ultimately determined to be dust from construction.


Premium Content Six staff members are leaving Salem School

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:42 pm

Salem -- Superintendent Joseph Onofrio has accepted six staff resignations since the end of the school year, including those of Director of Student Achievement Cynthia Ritchie and Spanish teacher Marcelo Guinez.


Premium Content East Lyme hotel is still empty after power cut off

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:34 pm

The Elms Hotel remains unoccupied this week, after residents were evacuated from the more than century-old building in Crescent Beach following a power shut-off on Friday.


Premium Content Salem school board seeks to fill vacant seat

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:57 am

Salem -- The Board of Education is seeking to fill the vacant seat of Democrat Margaret Caron, who resigned from the school board earlier this month. The appointment will be to fill the rest of Caron’s term, ending in November...


Premium Content Sub base putting energy into conservation efforts, hosting industry leaders

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

New lighting in place at all three gyms at the Naval Submarine Base is an example of one of the ways the 98-year-old sub base has embraced ambitious goals for reducing energy use and reliance on fossil fuels.


Premium Content New London tuna surprise

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

Capt. Kevin Bentley, right, and mate Joe Brider, both of New London, measure the bigeye tuna caught by crew mate Philip Strickland, 73, of Groton in the foreground, helping gas up the boat, the Reelin, out of Capt. Scott's dock in New London.


Premium Content Partner school districts to discuss NFA issues looking ahead to future contract

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

The eight partner school districts that have Norwich Free Academy as their designated high school plan to hold joint discussions on what they see as common issues they would like to see addressed in a future regional contract with the academy


Premium Content New London Housing Authority gets break on money due city in lieu of taxes

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

The City Council agreed to reduce the amount of money due to the city from the New London Housing Authority, the authority’s executive director said Tuesday.


Premium Content Hearing planned for gas pipeline expansion expected to affect Norwich, Montville wetlands

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Norwich - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will host a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Holiday Inn to hear comments about an environmental analysis on the impact of a natural gas pipeline expansion that would impact...


Premium Content Malloy touts aid to municipalities in visit

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 2:05 pm

New London - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the rounds in southeastern Connecticut on Monday, chatting with patrons at local coffee shops and highlighting his accomplishments, especially those that benefitted local municipalities.The...


Premium Content Analysis locates likely spot for proposed New London pedestrian bridge to future museum

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 6:37 pm

Public comments about the Environmental Impact Evaluation of the proposed pedestrian bridge that would provide access over Water Street to the planned National Coast Guard Museum are being received through Monday.


Premium Content North Stonington selectmen seek update on plans for new fire station

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

Facing questions from other selectmen about the status of the town's plan for a new fire station, First Selectman Nicholas Mullane said he will ask the Emergency Services Building Committee to attend next week's Board of Selectmen meeting.


Premium Content An ice-cold challenge for New London's Mayor Finizio

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 12:04 am

NEW Standing under the whale tail statue on Parade Plaza on Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio prepared to take the plunge.


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