New London County, CT

Norwich Man Accused Of Operating Drug Factory After Fentanyl, Meth Found In Vehicle, Police Say

A Connecticut man is facing felony charges after police said he was found in possession of drugs, including fentanyl, mushrooms, and methamphetamine. Troopers responded in New London County to a report of a suspicious person and vehicle in the parking lot of Ulta on River Road in Lisbon at about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, according to Connecticut State Police.
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Liberty use 3-pointers to outlast Sun 81-77

Mohegan — Natisha Hiedeman and Courtney Williams are two of the more colorful characters on the Connecticut Sun, both quick with a smile or a quip. It spoke volumes, then, when the two trudged slowly into the media room following Wednesday night’s game looking like they both endured dental surgery.

New London County's COVID cases up 4.9%; Connecticut cases holding steady

Connecticut reported 4,514 new cases of coronavirus in the week ending Sunday, from 4,424 the week before, of the virus that causes COVID-19. Connecticut ranked 43rd among the states where coronavirus was spreading the fastest on a per-person basis, a USA TODAY Network analysis of Johns Hopkins University data shows. In the latest week, coronavirus cases in the United States decreased 0.7% from the week before, with 730,572 cases reported. With 1.07% of the country's population, Connecticut had 0.62% of the country's cases in the last week. Across the country, 15 states had more cases in the latest week than they did in the week before.

ARPA funding announced for arts and culture projects

The New London Community Orchestra is offering free after-school string-instrument music lessons to marginalized children. Chestnut Street Playhouse and the Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern Connecticut are creating a bilingual summer theater program for high school students. Artist Jessica Cerullo is sharing New London County's pandemic experiences and honoring caregivers through a book of poetry and a community dialogue happening in October.