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Is state Sen. Maynard electable?
The Day reported on Aug. 6 that state Sen. Andrew Maynard was not able to communicate with friends and relatives keeping a 24-hour bedside vigil, two weeks after he had a serious fall at home.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Meeting Thursday to foster sci-tech start-ups here
Fostering a start-up culture in southeastern Connecticut will be the theme of a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Applied Physical Sciences, 475 Bridge St. The meeting, a collaboration among the biotech network Connecticut United for Research Excellence, the economic development agency Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, the Chamber of ... (more)
Community comes together revive water taxi idea
The cities of Groton and New London have joined the state, Mystic Seaport and private donors to support a water taxi expected to run between Groton and New London during two weekends in September.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Navy seaman arraigned in alleged abuse of infant son
Jordan Rittenhouse is led from the courtroom after appearing before Judge Kevin McMahon in New London Superior Court Friday, August 29, 2014 on charges of assault and risk of injury to a minor stemming from injuries to his 2-month old son.
New York Daily News
Navy sailor leaves 2-month-old son with 29 bone fractures: prosecutor
Jordan Rittenhouse, 24, was arrested after a doctor discovered the horrific abuse, allegedly inflicted by squeezes applied by the father when he got angry with the tiny baby.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Groton man charged in alleged serious abuse of infant son
Groton Town police have arrested a Groton man for allegedly causing the life-threatening injuries suffered by his 2-month-old son.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Two retirements add to Groton vacancies list
Two longtime administrators - the director of finance and the assistant town manager - are retiring from Groton, leaving four key positions open in town.
Police logs - Aug. 27
Jessica Estrada, 30, of 425 Bridge St. Apt. 122 was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pratta s a Mothera returns to Salem
This part of the state lays claim to two major figures in music and visual art from the same family.
Groton fills vacancy on board of education
The Board of Education on Monday unanimously appointed Katrina Fitzgerald, a longtime volunteer in the public schools, to replace board member Shelley Gardner, who resigned in May. Fitzgerald has served in more than a dozen volunteer roles in the schools over the years, according to her resume.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Gold Star Memorial Bridge Construction Begins August 26
Construction work on the northbound Gold Star Memorial Bridge in New London and Groton will begin on Tuesday, August 26. The project consists of bearing replacements at two piers of the structure, according to the state Department of Transportation .
Fri Aug 22, 2014
New London-Groton water taxi to run on trial basis next month
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.
No longer children, Groton neighborhood pals on Baxter Avenue Extension ready for reunion
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
New London tuna surprise
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
UPDATED: Candidate Malloy makes campaign swing through eastern Connecticut
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the rounds in southeastern Connecticut today, chatting with patrons at local coffee shops and highlighting his accomplishments, especially those that benefitted local municipalities.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Entrance to Submarine Base New London in Groton.
The top officer at the oldest U.S. submarine base, an admiral whose ties to Groton date back to his birth, may become the last flag officer to serve here as his submarine group is eliminated in a Navy streamlining.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
"We are honored that Governor Jodi Rell will share her exceptional talent and dedication to the RSLC's mission to elect state-level Republicans across the nation," said Chairman Bill McCollum.
Judge denies Poquonnock Bridge firefighters' request for injunction against layoffs
A New London Superior Court judge has denied a request by firefighters in the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District of Groton for a temporary injunction to rescind the layoffs of nine firefighters.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Poquonnock Bridge Fire District names new board member
Barry Adcock, 35, owner of Barry's Fence LLC in Groton, said he looks forward to working with the board and fire chief and hopes to settle down animosity that exists.
Somers emerges as GOP candidate for lieutenant governor
Heather Bond Somers, a candidate for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor, speaks to supporters in Groton, Conn.