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Premium Content North Stonington, farmer reach compromise

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

Following the advice of a Freedom of Information hearing officer, selectmen compromised last week with a property owner who made several allegations against the town.

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Premium Content First day, first year at Conn College

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:25 am

Connecticut College first year students take part in orientation activities Friday afternoon on Connecticut College's Tempel Green in New London. The students moved in first thing in the morning and spent the rest of the getting oriented to the...

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Premium Content Cloudly outlook on the river

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

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Premium Content Pensions raised for disabled former New London police officers

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

The City Council this week nearly doubled the annual pension payments for three disabled former New London police officers who were receiving less than $6,500 each a year.

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Premium Content Students question Blumenthal on sexual-assault bill

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

While attending a Mitchell College forum about sexual assault on Friday, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal found himself fielding questions on everything from the legal process for dealing with assault reports to how his proposed legislation will impact...

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Premium Content Death of female prison inmate ruled suicide at York Correctional Institution

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 12:11 am

The state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Friday that the death of an inmate at York Correctional Institution was a suicide by hanging.

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Premium Content Parents surprised to find bare first-grade classroom at Nathan Hale open house

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 12:10 am

Parents of some first-graders who attended Thursday night's open house at the Nathan Hale School expected to find a classroom decorated with colorful wall hangings and a smiling teacher to greet them.

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Premium Content Students question Blumenthal on sexual-assault bill

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:50 pm

New London – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal made a stop at Mitchell College today to discuss legislation he co-authored that targets campus sexual assault. 

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Premium Content Poquonnock Bridge Fire District's maintenance of Fort Hill station at issue

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:41 pm

The Poquonnock Bridge Fire District may face another legal fight, this time with the company that owns the now-closed Fort Hill fire station.

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Premium Content New London-Groton water taxi to run on trial basis next month

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 4:10 pm

The city's Port Authority on Thursday conditionally approved use of City Pier as a stop for a water taxi expected to run during two weekends in September as part of a pilot program funded by the state.

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Premium Content Two education groups endorse Bjornberg for 33rd Senate District

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 3:22 pm

The Connecticut Education Association and the Connecticut affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers have endorsed Emily Bjornberg, a Democratic candidate for the state Senate’s 33rd District.

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Premium Content No longer children, Groton neighborhood pals on Baker Avenue Extension ready for reunion

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 8:32 am

To people driving down Baker Avenue Extension, the boulder on the side of the road is hardly reason to stop and reminisce, if they even notice it. But to children who lived on the street 30 years ago, it was an important place. Named "Turtle Rock"...

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Premium Content Celestial art at St. Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church in New London

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 2:43 pm

The more than two-year-long mural project is in preparation for New London's St. Sophia Hellenic Orthodox Church 75th anniversary weekend and will be dedicated Oct. 12.

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Premium Content Norwich Arts Center launches new jazz musical theater series

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 1:31 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 theatrical re-enactments of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.

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Premium Content Stonington GOP recommends former congressman Simmons to fill selectman vacancy

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 9:13 am

Stonington Republicans are recommending that former three-term congressman Rob Simmons fill a vacancy on the town's Board of Selectmen when a seat on the three-person panel opens next month.

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Premium Content Malloy announces Alliance District grants; New London, Norwich districts to benefit

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used a New Britain press conference Thursday to tout the Alliance District program that will provide $132 million to 30 traditionally low-performing school districts throughout the state as a key component of school reform...

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Premium Content Mystic vessel pumpout service now offered at Fishers Island

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Coastal Environmental Services of Mystic is now offering vessel pumpout service to Fishers Island, N.Y., the first time the Mystic-based operation has expanded outside of Connecticut.

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Premium Content Somers says state should keep giving cities support

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 2:13 pm

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.

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Premium Content Rogers Lake reward

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 2:13 pm

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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 5:22 pm

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.

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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...

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