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SHU annoucnes 47th commencement honorary degree recipients
An honorary Doctor of Laws degree will be presented to E. Patricia Llodra, first selectman of Newtown, and author Terry Eagleton will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at Sacred Heart University's 47th annual Undergraduate Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 19.
Fri May 17, 2013
Shore Line East expands train service to Old Saybrook, New London
Shore Line East is expanding train service to Old Saybrook and New London as part of a new spring schedule announced Friday by the state Department of Transportation.
Police logs - May 17
David Scott Hightower, 41, of 16 Mary Lane, Colchester, was charged Thursday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in the proper lane.
New London special ed savings of $500,000 to pay for additional program
The school district will save $500,000 in transportation and tuition costs when nine special education students graduate in June, and the district plans to spend that money on support staff for an additional special education program at the high school and elementary school levels.
Lawsuits on guns and claims of selectman self porn
One of his clients is the woman who is suing the first selectman of Stonington, claiming he sent her a picture of his genitals.
Jury convicts man of attempted robbery at Mohegan Sun
New London A jury of six in New London has convicted a Bridgeport man on most of the charges he faced in connection with the March 2012 attempted armed robbery of an 81-year-old woman in a parking garage at Mohegan Sun casino.
Thu May 16, 2013
State gives Amistad time, and money, to repair nonprofit status
Amistad America, owner of the famed replica of the 19th-century schooner that brought captive Africans to Connecticut, will continue to receive about $360,000 a year from the state as long as it re-establishes its tax-exempt status, legislators said this week.
New London police on verge of new era in radio communication
Contractors are on the roof and digging into the walls of the New London Police Department this month to install wiring and antennas as part of a $2.38 million investment in a radio communication system overhaul.
Wed May 15, 2013
Poquonnock Bridge voters to decide fate of board, 39 percent tax rate hike
Ron Yuhas will have one goal at the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District annual meeting on Thursday: explaining how the district got into its financial predicament, and why it's so bad.
Tue May 14, 2013
Impersonators celebrate mothers at New London Senior Center
Henrietta Jones of New London, left, laughs along with Dean Martin impersonator David Alan of D.B. Magic & Entertainment as Alan performs a card trick for the guests gathered for a special Mother's Day Tea at the New London Senior Center Tuesday May 14, 2013.
Brewery Trail and a new ap all part of Beer Week
The legislature established the Brewery Trail and on Tuesday, during the state's Beer Week, got a look at the app.
Agency that helps homeless women reports progress, needs
Since September 2010, 528 homeless women have been referred to Bethsaida Inc.'s Homeless Women Deserve Treatment program for services ranging from treatment for substance abuse, mental illness and physical illnesses to job training and placement counseling.
Police chief warns of drastic cuts if New London budget goes forward
The city's police chief said Monday she will have to lay off 15 police officers if a $924,000 budget cut stands, leaving the day shift with only two patrol officers on duty.
Mon May 13, 2013
Air traffic controllers need more than reprieve
Relieved that Congress was able to head off cuts to air traffic controllers until the end of September, officials from state airports said this afternoon that long-term plans must be made to assure safety in the skies over Connecticut.
Rehired New London police officer has attendance clause
The "last chance agreement," that led to the rehiring of fired New London Police Officer Joshua Bergeson earlier this month calls for his immediate termination should he violate any policy regarding attendance within the next three years, according to details of his agreement with the city.
Teaching seminars add up to second career for retired math professor
Catherine Twomey Fosnot has traveled the United States, Canada and at times Europe to teach math teachers how to make math exciting and relevant to young students.
Sun May 12, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
The Day, New London, Conn., David Collins column
I have another critical campaign platform suggestion for Connecticut's next candidates for governor, in addition to a promise to improve the state's grocery store choices.
Police logs - May 12
Demetrius C. Payne, 32, of 10 Buckeye Road was charged Friday with three counts of risk of injury to a minor.
Sat May 11, 2013
Supporters of immigrant driver's license bill rally in New London
Anna Sosa of Preston waves flags as she sits with family and friends during a rally in support of legislation that would allow undocumented workers to obtain drivers' licenses at the Second Congregational Church in New London Saturday, May 11, 2013.
Poquonnock Bridge residents move to oust six members of fire district board
Taxpayers in the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District have assembled a slate of candidates to try to oust six members of the current board of directors.