Saturday Nov 30
No agreement between L+M administration, union; strike continues
Talks between the Lawrence + Memorial Hospital administration and the union representing nearly 800 striking nurses and technicians ended early Saturday morning without an agreement between the two sides.
Saturday Nov 30
Elective surgeries resume at L&M amid strike
Hospital spokesman Michael O'Farrell said Saturday the New London hospital had continued emergency surgeries since the strike began.
Saturday Nov 30
Conn. National Guard embraces new flying mission
Maj. Gen. Thaddeus Martin said he realized last November that there was shrinking support in the Air Force for the new C-27 Spartan cargo planes, which Connecticut had expected to receive this year.
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.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Block Adamowski takeover of NL schools
It's time. For years we have organized parents, community members, school staff who felt forced to resign, college professors, and independent media for the advocacy of grass roots education reform.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
L+M Corp. ends fiscal year in red
The parent company of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital ended the fiscal year in the red for the first time in at least a decade, as patient volumes and state and federal support both declined.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
A group of local, state and business dignitaries gathered Friday to...
A group of local, state and business dignitaries gathered Friday to dedicate the launch of the Somers Solar Center, a massive renewable energy project that is being billed as the first of its kind for the area and the state.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Dems launch O-Care defense in House
After weeks of Republican attacks against the failed ObamaCare rollout, Democrats on Tuesday launched a campaign on the House floor to defend the law by describing how it's helping constituents.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
For Waterford veteran, battling PTSD was too tough a fight
This photo of Joanna and Justin Eldridge was taken in 2010 during a Marine Corp ball held in Connecticut.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Amistad audit is late
This will probably come as no surprise to people who have become accustomed to dysfunction in Connecticut state government, but the Amistad audit, the one aimed at tracking all the millions in public money given to those who run the schooner, is officially overdue.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
UConn Avery Point opens new Veterans Center
The University of Connecticut opened a new Veterans Center Monday at the Avery Point campus.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
Eastern Connecticut Chamber of Commerce thanks military at appreciation breakfast
The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut thanked more than 150 military personnel for their service at the 4th annual Military Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, Nov. 5. "It's wonderful to see so many young men and women in uniform who are proud of what they do," said Tony Sheridan, the chamber's president.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
An exciting new voice to be heard in New London
It is interesting that two former congressmen from the Second District went out of their way to endorse municipal candidates in eastern Connecticut races this year.
Rep. Courtney meets with local farm owners, others on immigration reform
Local farm owners and community members met with U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, on Thursday at Cushman Farms to discuss their immigration reform requests.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
Congressmen call for investigation into Jackson Kelly
Two congressional Democrats are calling for an investigation into alleged actions by West Virginia law firm Jackson Kelly and others in connection to black lung benefits cases.
Lawmakers Seek Federal Probe in Black Lung Cases
Two U.S. congressmen have called on the Labor Department's inspector general to investigate whether doctors and lawyers, working on behalf of coal companies, have helped improperly deprive hundreds of mine workers of disability benefits they should have received after contracting black lung disease .