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Windham County Latino Fest Helps Puerto Rico With Hurricane Relief

Thousands came out to the second annual Windham County Latino Fest in Willimantic Saturday. The director of the event said he wanted to celebrate all Hispanic heritages in one event, so there's music and food from many different countries. Puerto Rico was in the hearts of many. Event organizers are...
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Jurassic Quest arrives and some players invade Mohegan Sun

MONTVILLE, Conn. — The biggest players at Mohegan Sun this weekend aren’t the high rollers in the casino – they’re the life-like dinosaurs that have invaded the Earth Expo on property. Jurassic Quest has come to Mohegan Sun for a three-day run where the animatronics bring...

Groton program will help police locate residents who have wandered off

Groton ― Mary Jo Riley, supervisor at the Thrive 55+ Active Living Center, said she hopes a new program will bring peace of mind to families. Thrive 55+, formerly known as the Groton Senior Center, and the Town of Groton Police Department plan to bring the Project Lifesaver Program to the community to assist first responders find people with cognitive disorders and help them get home safe, if they wander off.

Police logs ― Sept. 23, 2022

Thomas J. Fratelli, 62, of 63 Johl Dr., was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in the proper lane and drinking while driving. Adriana M. Rodriguez, 19, of 7 Merlino Dr. was charged Wednesday with third-degree larceny, driving without a license, theft...

Work begins on East Haddam swing bridge

EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH) — If you use the East Haddam Swing Bridge to get across the Connecticut River, get ready for construction-related delays. Work is getting started on the 110-year-old bridge along Route 82. The construction includes new bridge equipment, structural repairs and a new sidewalk. “Both towns are thrilled with the addition of […]

UConn men's basketball among many suitors for CT prospect Tyler Betsey: 'Extremely high ceiling'

MONTVILLE — A quick look around Jere Quinn’s office walls reveals the tremendous success he and his St. Thomas More boys basketball program has had over the years. Jamming nearly every square inch of wall space are photos, plaques and press clippings that celebrate more than 1,000 wins, dozens of Division 1 and NBA alumni and multiple championships over Quinn’s 43 years at the school.

Ledyard runs over Bacon Academy

Ledyard — It was shortly after James Green jetted 94 yards for yet another Ledyard touchdown and there were several minutes remaining in the game when head coach Michael Serricchio apologized to quarterback Jackson Poulton for not throwing more. If there was one thing the Colonels didn’t need to...

Dinosaurs arrive at Mohegan Sun

Mohegan ― Shortly after dawn Thursday the age of dinosaurs arrived at the Earth Expo and Convention Center at Mohegan Sun. Some 30 workers with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit and show, began unloading 16 tractor trailers in preparation for the opening in 36 hours. The Texas-based company...

Temporary barriers made Vergason Avenue a dead end in 1986. Neighbors fight to keep them.

NORWICH — A decision the mayor initially labeled a "budget item" may make a street dangerous, concerned residents say. Back in August, there was an informational presentation on the removal of the barrier that cuts off Vergason Avenue from Business Park Road and Connecticut Avenue, and has been in place since 1986. On Monday, eight neighbors appeared before the City Council opposing the removal of the barrier, although it was not on that night’s agenda.

After the rain

Two anglers get ready to cast their lines from rocks along the Neptune Park Association Beach in New London shortly after the rainstorms passed Thursday, September 22, 2022.

NC State vs. Connecticut: How to watch and listen

NC State football’s final non-conference matchup is against Connecticut and kicks off Saturday evening. The Wolfpack and Huskies will start at 7:30 p.m. For those who cannot make the trip to Carter-Finley Stadium, viewing and listening options are available. Here’s everything you need to know about finding the game...

Cardboard boat races

Groton―Paddling against the inevitability of the soggy collapse of their creations, students enrolled in Early College Experience courses through the University of Connecticut took to the waters of Eastern Point Beach for cardboard boat races Friday. A dozen boats from seven high schools converged on the beach following a...