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20th Annual Sergio Franchi Memorial Concert celebrates the '60s

Premium Content NEW Concertgoers set up lunches on the lawn as they await the start of the 20th Annual Sergio Franchi Memorial Concert at the Franchi estate in Stonington Saturday.

First day, first year at Conn College

Premium Content 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...


North Stonington, farmer reach compromise

Premium Content 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.

Pensions raised for disabled former New London police officers

Premium Content 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.


Students question Blumenthal on sexual-assault bill

Premium Content 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...

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Raw video:Tom Foley accepts nomination

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley accepts his party's nomination at the Villa Rosa Pontelandolfo Club in Waterbury after Foley won the Republican Primary Tuesday Aug. 12, 2014.

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'Why would you kill a baby?' asks mom of slain 1-year-old

Bristol (AP) - A Connecticut mother whose 1-year-old daughter was stabbed to death at a relative's home in Bristol this week said she is devastated and searching for answers.



Smiley exiting mayor's primary in Providence to target Cianci

Providence (AP) - Citing the need to keep Buddy Cianci from winning back Providence City Hall, Brett Smiley dropped out of the mayor's race Friday and is backing former Democratic...

State Independent Party nominates Formica in 20th State Senate District race

Premium Content Danbury – East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica, the Republican candidate for the 20th State Senate district, earned the nomination of the state Independent Party...



Licia Albanese, reigning Met soprano of '40s and '50s, dies

Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the...

‘Fat Guys in the Woods’ feels like a teachable moment missed

Earlier this year, the Weather Channel had an odd and surprisingly spirited dust-up with DirecTV over the network's ratio of reality shows to weather reporting. DirecTV felt the ratio was too high...

Young sailors at the Seaport

Premium Content Participants with the Joseph Conrad Overnight Sailing Camp at Mystic Seaport prepare their Dyer Dhows for sailing on the Mystic River on Monday. Participants in the weeklong overnight camp sleep...

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Billy Feliciano, 31, of 241 Midway Oval, Groton, was charged Friday with four counts of...

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Ashley E. Parker, 24, of 121 Michigan Drive, Groton, was charged Wednesday with third-degree...

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Premium Content Deputy police chief pool down to seven in Norwich

With a list of more than three dozen potential applicants whittled down to a select few, the city...

Premium Content Norwich man charged with home invasion, assault

An 18-year-old Norwich man faces home invasion and other charges after illegally entering his...

Premium Content New London firefighters extinguish early morning structure fire

Firefighters responded to a structure fire at a house at 28 Squire St. early Friday morning. The...


Premium Content Driver sentenced to 14 years in triple fatal DUI wrong-way crash

Frank J. Sundstrom, who was drunk and driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 on Dec. 11, 2012, when...

Premium Content Judge sets date to hear injunction request by New London police chief

A judge in New London this week set a Dec. 9 date for a hearing on a motion for a preliminary...

Premium Content New London man pleads guilty to federal cocaine distribution charge

Edgardo O. Centeno of New London pleaded guilty Tuesday in Hartford federal court to conspiring to...

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