State says police shooting of Salem man near burning home was justified
New London State's Attorney Michael L. Regan has found that State Trooper Patrick Hawes was justified in shooting Salem resident Robert Bergeson in June 2013 after Bergeson, who had set fire to his Witter Road home, charged the trooper with a piece of wood in his hand.
Mobile food pantry to add Salem stop
Driving through the winding back roads of Salem, past forests and farms, it's hard to imagine the town could in any way be considered a desert.
Brothers plead guilty in connection with burglary spree
Two brothers from the Old Lyme area pleaded guilty today in New London Superior Court in connection with a series of burglaries in which high-quality jewelry, precious metals, antiques, guns and other valuables were stolen from homes throughout the region between 2009 and 2012.
Events celebrate musical history
This year marks the 175th anniversary of Salem's Music Vale Seminary. To celebrate, the Salem Historical Society will be hosting a series of events throughout the summer and fall to showcase the history of the seminary and its founder, Orramel Whittlesey.
Tree on wires closes portion of Route 85 in Salem
Salem Route 85 in Salem, between Witch Meadow Road and Marvin Road, is closed this afternoon due to a tree down on the power lines.