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.
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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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Waterford walk to raise money for those suffering from Parkinson's disease
The Connecticut Chapter of the American Parkinson's Disease Association will host the Waterford Walk for Parkinson's disease Saturday at 11 a.m. at Camp Harkness.
Sewer plant internship inspired UConn student
Kelsey Reeves posts a flyer about a free waste pump out service at the boat launch under the Gold Star Bridge in Groton.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Somers Hits Bacchiochi In First Ad
Lieutenant governor candidate Heather Somers released her first radio ad of the campaign Monday, taking aim at one of her opponents one month before the three-way Republican primary.
Groton officials want meeting on fire district
Two Groton town councilors asked Tuesday for a meeting with a member of the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District board, which expects to lay off nine firefighters - or about one third of the fire department - on July 25. The councilors made the request after Fire District board member Ron Yuhas spoke during the public comment portion of the council ... (more)
Groton Subvets getting act together
The U.S. Submarine Veterans Groton Base has named a new commander to serve the remainder of former Cmdr.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Tell Me Something: Connection and cosmic order guide Casey Cyr Gash
Casey Cyr Gash is a neo-renaissance musician, writer, visual artist and co-owner of Yoga By The Sea in Stonington.
Police logs - July 15
Jason A. Wise, 33, of 19 Jay St., New London, was charged Sunday with criminal violation of a protective order.
Two ships, two legacies, two courses
The region's rich maritime history is rife with glorious fame and notorious infamy - Benedict Arnold's traitorous raid on New London and Groton in 1781; the launch of the Nautilus, the world's first operational nuclear powered submarine from Groton in 1954; OpSail 2000, when an international fleet of magnificent tall ships that sailed into New ... (more)
Sharing the good times on a New London street
Miguel Alvarez, left, of Groton, watches a video Monday that he shot of the Western Mass Puerto Rican Parade, held Sunday in Holyoke, Mass., with his friend, Leroy Munoz of New London, along Truman Street in New London.
Having a ball at Ocean Beach Park
Two-year-old Riley Duncan of Groton chases her grandmother, Kim Evans of Groton, along the Ocean Beach Park boardwalk in New London.
Groton seeks airport development zone
The town is applying for an airport development zone around Groton-New London Airport, which, if granted, would provide tax breaks to manufacturing and other businesses that locate within a 2-mile radius and create a potential economic boost to the region.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
School supplies, backpacks sought for Groton program
Groton Groton Human Services is seeking donations of backpacks and school supplies for the coming year to help children whose families are struggling.
Fisheries industry history is topic of Mystic & Noank Library program
The Mystic & Noank Library will present a talk by University of Connecticut assistant history professor Matthew McKenzie about the history of the fisheries industry on July 21 at 7 p.m. McKenzie works at the university's Avery Point campus in Groton and is the coordinator of the American Studies program.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
New London's Sailfest a Big Bang Gala
Madison Fuller, 13, left, her brother, Greyson Fuller, 4, second from right, and her friend, Rachel Martinelli, 13, right, all of Killingly, and Mason Gingerella, 6, second from left, 6, of Hopkinton, R.I., play on the lawn Saturday at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, where crowds gathered early to view the Sailfest fireworks over ... (more)