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See You at the Groton Holiday Lights Parade Dec. 7
The 15th annual Groton Holiday Lights Parade is Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. The parade route is along U. S. Route 1 in Groton from South Rd to Drozdyk Dr. Plenty of free parking is available for viewers.
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Dense fog socks in Southern Connecticut; advisory in effect until 6 a.m. Friday
A thick fog shrouds the Amtrak Railroad Bridge, left, and the Goldstar Memorial Bridge northbound, center and southbound right, during the afternoon Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, from the Kenneth Streeter Boat Launch in Groton.
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Graner's first Groton priority: starting 'walk through' program
Michael Graner starts Jan. 1 as Groton's new superintendent of schools, and he already has one new practice he wants to put in place.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Shennecossett Golfers Collecting Gifts for Groton Children
The holiday spirit is in full swing at Shennecossett Golf Course this year. Golfers are collecting toys for Groton Human Services in a Gifts from Golfers campaign to help make the holidays a little brighter for local children in need.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
L+M and unions start negotiations again today
Nurses and technicians who went on strike last week began filing for unemployment benefits Monday, as both the union representing them and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital prepared for negotiations to resume this morning.
Make Avery Point a legislative priority
Southeastern Connecticut has a veteran legislative delegation, which should translate into greater influence in the General Assembly.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Officials: Mystery Solved, The Booms Were Earthquakes
By Ellyn Santiago According to the Town of Groton Office of Emergency Management, the booms we reported about on Friday morning in Mystic and Groton were in fact earthquakes.
Conn. "Booms" Were Earthquakes
The Weston Observatory at Boston College said it recorded two small earthquakes near Norwich on Friday.
Suspects in New London crime spree appear in court
New London Two men appeared in court today to face a host of criminal charges related to a crime spree whose targets included a 91-year-old handicapped man who had a stun gun held to his neck during a recent robbery.
Make a Difference: Mother's Retreat
AGENCY : Mother's Retreat, a Groton-based treatment program run by The Connection Inc. that helps pregnant and parenting women recover from substance abuse.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Police logs - Dec. 1
Brandon A. Chapman, 19, of 33 Roberts Road was charged Friday with second-degree making a false statement, sixth-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit sixth-degree larceny.
Avery Point boosters want bigger slice of UConn pie
Local lawmakers who secured $15 million in the last legislative session for renovations at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton are now focusing on improving the math, science and engineering facilities there.
Fitch student turns elf to raise funds
Ryan Collins, 14, can take a little humiliation to raise money for his class at Robert E. Fitch High School and boost school spirit.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Arrest Made in Groton Citizen's Bank September Holdup
Police have arrested and charged a 39-year-old man with robbery in connection with a September Groton bank robbery, according to Groton Town Police Detective Commander Lt.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
No Answers for Rattled Old Mystic, Groton Residents About Mysterious Booms
Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards Jr.'s Lantern Hill Road home "physically shook," at 9:09 this morning: "That was the loudest, the first one."
Northampton Crossings stores see Black Friday crowds, although shoppers don't mind waiting
As the Black Friday deals neared an end, the line to the registers at Kohl's in the Northampton Crossings shopping center wound past ladies' fashions, past the girls department, past the toys almost to the customer service counter.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Restaurant review: Amigos brings the party to Westerly's Canal Street
The Westerly dining scene is so dynamic and eclectic, it's never a bad question to ask, "What's new?" One answer is Amigos, a Mexican restaurant that has taken over the Canal Street space last occupied by Dylan's, which had become a tired reminder of the past.
Make a difference: New London Homeless Hospitality Center
HER SITUATION: Just after Memorial Day in 2013, Carmen needed to seek shelter at the homeless hospitality center.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
First day of the nurses', technicians' strike at L+M
Members of Local 5049 of Registered Nurses and AFT CT Local 5051 of LPN Technologists along with union supporters picket outside of the L+M Hospital on the first day of their strike Wednesday Nov. 27, 2013, while non-union staff continue running the daily operation of the hospital.
L+M Nurses, Technicians Picket Pequot Health Center
Striking nurses and technicians from Lawrence + Memorial Hospital that work at the Pequot Health Center in Groton stood on the side of the highway in a drenching rain holding picket signs as cars and passersby honked or shouted support.