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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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Foley wins Republican primary to face Malloy, other results unknown
Tom Foley will face Governor Dan Malloy in the November election. But it is unknown who will be Foley's running mate.
Police logs - Aug. 13
Michael A. Lefevre, 56, of 30 Winthrop Drive, Moosup, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Court hears Poquonnock Bridge firefighters' contract case
F. Jerome O'Malley, lawyer for the fire district, said the contract approved in July 2012 is invalid because then-president Christopher Clark never got district approval for the funding needed to pay for it.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Somers: 'It's an exciting night' in too close to call lieutenant governor's race
Heather Somers, candidate for Lt. Governor, hugs childhood friend Tim Comstock of Noank as she arrives at The Spot cafe in Groton to wait with supporters for the final primary election results Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.
Merchants: new Mystic trash cans overflowing
Merchants in downtown Mystic knew they would benefit from the new streetscape which included new lamp posts, new benches, new sidewalks, and even new trash bins.
Judge raises bond for Groton man in fraud case
Guy N. Parsons of Groton, who was released on home arrest in April after he was charged with defrauding the state of $71,196, was ordered held in lieu of $50,000 this morning after a bail commissioner reported to a New London Superior Court judge that Parsons violated the conditions of his release.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Judge rules court can consider injunction to rescind Poquonnock Bridge firefighter layoffs
A New London Superior Court judge ruled Monday that the court may hear an injunction request to rescind the layoff of nine firefighters in Groton.
The Hartford Courant
International Aerospace Trade Summit Planned For September
A coalition of business, government and academic representatives will announce Tuesday that an international trade summit on aerospace will be held next month in Groton .
Monte Cristo Bookshop to host info. session in midst of conversion
The bookstore, which was co-founded by Christopher Jones and his wife, Gina, in downtown New London two years ago , will be converting from a private enterprise to a non-profit, community run institution by the end of the month.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
With 4,000 Groton jobs lost, Economic Development Commission stresses urgency
The Groton Economic Development Commission on Thursday asked for a joint meeting with the Town Council in the coming weeks to stress the urgency of improving the town's economy.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Walker Says Somers is Breaking Reagan's '11th Commandment'
And now David Walker of Bridgeport , one of the Republicans running for lieutenant governor in Connecticut, is accusing his opponent, Heather Somers of Groton , of violating the precept.
Police: bus driver took gamblera s wallet, $3,100
It wasn't a one-armed bandit that took the cash from someone who came to the Mohegan Sun casino.
Learning the universal language of soccer in Groton
William Haugeto, center, 6, of Mystic, jokes with teammates Nicolas Cobena, left, 9, of Mystic, and Eric Leuchner, right,12, of Groton during a stoppage of play of an inter-squad scrimmage during the U.K International Soccer Camp held at Poquonnock Plains Park in Groton, Thursday, August 7, 2014.