11 hrs ago
The Daily Republic
I want to change my daughters last name to my maiden name
Dear Annie : I have two daughters who have their biological father's last name. He never phones or visits.
20 hrs ago
New SEAT express bus to Three Rivers
New Southeast Area Transit bus routes have been established to provide a faster bus commute to Three Rivers Community College starting Aug. 25. The fare between the Groton/New London area and Norwich will be $2, the same as all other Zone 2 bus fares.
The Hartford Courant
Festival on the Green enlivened by annual muster
The Festival on the Green - the Colchester Historical Society's annual arts and crafts show - is nearing a quarter-century tradition, and the ninth annual Colchester Continentals Fife & Drum Corps muster helped to liven things up on July 26. The patriotic music echoed on Merchants' Row long before the fifers and drummers on Norwich Avenue were ... (more)
Police logs - July 29
Steven P. Sladdin, 35, of Willimantic was charged Monday with interfering with a police officer, first-degree trespass and two counts of sixth-degree larceny.
Montville concert series offers 'good, clean, summer fun'
The band Straight Ahead performs July 22 during the Montville Parks and Recreation summer concert series at the large pavilion at Camp Oakdale.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Couple charged with leaving child in car in Groton
Groton Town police arrested a New London couple Monday on charges they left an 8-year-old child unattended in a vehicle for 45 minutes while temperatures inside the car reached from 103 degrees to 114 degrees.
A light weekend for Groton firefighters
The Poquonnock Bridge Fire Department called for mutual aid three times and provided it once during the first weekend since layoffs took effect, firefighters said Sunday.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Why do Connecticut Republicans love Christie?
Of course I understand why New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is happy to sail gaily forth into the fall election season, wearing a public smiley face that belies the four investigations into his administration underway.
Business in Brief - July 27, 2014
R&W Heating Energy Solutions will hold an Energy Show on Saturday, Aug. 2 from 9-11 a.m. at their office at 10 Witter Road, Salem.
Great Gull Island for the birds
Helen Hays, director of the Great Gull Island Project, holds a juvenile common tern July 17 as she leads a tour of the Southold, N.Y., island for a visiting group from Connecticut Sea Grant.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
With creation of commission, Stonington begins planning for climate change
The Board of Selectmen has agreed to form a commission that will create a long-term plan to address climate change and its potential effects on the town.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Groton man arrested following domestic dispute
A Groton City man faces 10 charges stemming from a domestic dispute early Thursday in which a woman was injured but declined medical treatment.
Notice of Republican Primary: August 12, 2014
The following notice is from Granby Town Clerk, Karen Hazen OFFICIAL NOTICE OF REPUBLICAN PRIMARY - August 12, 2014 Notice is hereby given that a Primary of the political party listed below will be held in Granby.
Groton unlikely to intervene as hour nears for 9 firefighter layoffs at Poquonnock Bridge
Nine firefighters from Poquonnock Bridge will be laid off at 8 a.m. Friday, with the town unlikely to step in based on discussions earlier this week.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Renovations keep historic house in East Lyme true to its past
Carpenter Matt Frederick of Early New England Restorations shows the beam that has to be removed in the Thomas Lee House in East Lyme.
Keeping tabs on invasive shrimp in local waters
Rebecca Barnard, a 2013 Temple University graduate, uses a large net to sweep the water for native and non-native shrimp along the dock at the Old Saybrook Town Dock Friday.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Man recounts day he forgot baby in hot car while at ShopRite in New London
Brian Pavao sat on the front step of a Groton apartment Friday evening, gently bouncing on his knee the 7-month-old baby he put in grave danger when he left her in the car in the ShopRite parking lot in New London on the afternoon of July 1. Laughing nervously, like he said he did after a police officer told him Sage was alive and breathing, the ... (more)
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Intervention sought in Poquonnock Bridge Fire District's pending layoffs
The lack of sufficient emergency response that will occur after the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District lays off nine firefighters "borders on the criminal," and the town or state needs to step in, the president of the Old Mystic Fire District board of directors has written to the Groton Town Council.
Young actors make history come alive at Hempsted House
Actors from local middle and high schools portray people who lived and worked in New London in the 1700s and 1800s on City Pier in New London during Sailfest on July 12. From left, Malaya Coleman, 12, of Groton portrays Mary Hempstead, Joan Miller, 18, of Montville, portrays Stephen Hempstead, Mikayla Brucoli, 12, of Waterford portrays Martha ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
After 8 years of digging, Avery group turns attention to artifacts
Volunteers Theodore Davi, left, and David Tomko prepare a display with items that were excavated over the last eight years from the Avery hive site in Groton.