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Jury convicts man in slaying of girlfriend in Stonington
A 12-member jury delivered a quick guilty verdict on Friday in the murder trial of Carlton Henderson, the Pawcatuck man charged with stabbing to death his girlfriend as she was ending their longtime relationship. Henderson, 47, stood without expression in New London Superior Court as the verdict was read aloud...
New London senior strives for Black excellence
New London ― Adrianna Benjamin fell in love with music at a young age, and it has always been a big part of her life. Her mother Kathleen Benjamin, known in the community as “Ms. B,“ was the children choir director at Trinity Missionary Baptist Church in New London and her uncle played the keys. Benjamin also grew up listening to some of music’s greatest, including Aretha Franklin, James Brown and Whitney Houston.
New London to receive $1 million to clean up abandoned sites
New London ― The city is to receive $1 million from a federal grant to clean up abandoned commercial sites for development. The Revolving Loan Fund Grant, awarded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, will allow the city to provide five loans and up to 12 sub-grants to local organizations or entities to lead cleanup efforts.
Route 156 in Old Lyme shut down following car accident
OLD LYME, Conn. (WFSB) - Route 156 in Old Lyme shut down Saturday following a car accident. State police say the accident happened on Route 156 at Bill Hill Road. Injuries were reported, but the extent of those injuries are not yet known. The crash is still under investigation, according...
Mohegans submit winning bid for St. Bernard School property
Hartford ― The Mohegan Tribe submitted a winning bid Friday for the 113-acre St. Bernard School property in the Uncasville section of Montville, increasing its $6.5 million qualifying bid by $50,000 during an auction conducted at the law offices of Robinson & Cole, the firm representing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich in the diocese’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
Music in the Meadows concert moved indoors
Because of possible thundershowers, tonight’s Music in the Meadows concert has been moved from the Connecticut College Arboretum to Evans Hall in the school’s Cummings Arts Center. Showtime is still 6 p.m. and there will be space in the auditorium’s second floor gallery for any planned picnics.
Haymond Law 2 Wheels on the Road: Hundreds of Motorcyclists in New London for Annual Bike Blessing
The annual Bike Blessing takes place each year at the Waterfront Park in New London. John Haymond and the Haymond Law firm return each spring to sponsor the event, and wish motorcyclists a safe season. “It’s an opportunity to kick off the riding season, to get to meet new friends...
House in New London Damaged by Gunfire
A house in New London was damaged by gunfire on Tuesday night. Officers were called to Blackhall Street and Belden Street around 10:30 p.m. after getting a report of a shooting. Once police were in the area, they said they found evidence supporting a shooting. They said they also found...
Vehicle wildly driven, submerged into Shetucket River
An early morning crash Thursday sent a vehicle into the Shetucket River, although the driver escaped serious injuries. At approximately 5:30 a.m. the vehicle drove off the side of the Water Street Bridge into the river. The driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was able to escape the vehicle and swim to shore. The man was taken conscious and alert, to William W. Backus Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to a press release...
Police search for suspect who stole more than $700 worth of energy drinks
WATERFORD, CT (WFSB) – Police in Waterford are looking for a suspect who allegedly stole more than $700 worth of energy drinks from Stop and Shop. Authorities said it happened on May 22. The suspect stole $741.47 worth of Red Bull and 5-Hour Energy drinks, Waterford police said. The...
SCENE VIDEO: Reports of car in the water in Norwich
The proud parents put the posters up on Thursday. Officials said the bear barreled through a screen door around 5 o'clock. The shooting happened near the intersection of George and Norton Street on Wednesday night. Driver swims to shore after car plunges off bridge. Updated: 4 hours ago. The incident...
VIDEO: Eastern ratsnake slithers across North Stonington golf course
Video courtesy Anton Brel (Juniper Homecare) NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – News 8 viewer Antel Brel captured a video of a snake slithering across a golf course in North Stonington. Herpetologist Sara Horwitz said the creature seen in the video is a harmless eastern ratsnake. Eastern Ratsnakes are the largest serpent in Connecticut and can […]
‘Next generation’ celebrated at EB signing day event
Groton ― Dayna Spencer, a senior at Norwich Technical High School, plans to pursue a passion she has had since middle school and work in the drafting and electrical design program at Electric Boat. “I’m definitely excited to start it because I’m pursuing what I’ve always loved,” Spencer said....
Connecticut General Assembly passes mold legislation
Hartford ― The Connecticut General Assembly has approved legislation that tasks the state Department of Public Health with developing standards for indoor mold quality in residential housing. State Sen. Heather Somers said in a statement that she introduced the bill after seeing issues with mold at Branford Manor, an...
Norwich coffee to be celebrated as successful startup at manufacturing conference
Norwich – City-based coffee startup Craftsman Cliff Roasters’ latest innovation, compostable single-serve cups for K-cup coffee machines, will be included in gift bags given to more than 100 attendees at a manufacturing startup conference in Hartford Monday. The conference marks the launch of Massachusetts-based FORGE, a nonprofit that...
'Sneakerhead Invasion' convention stepping into Mohegan Sun
The Urban Collab is part of the Sneakerhead Invasion, Connecticut's biggest sneaker convention to buy, sell, trade sneakers. Happening at Mohegan Sunday, June 4.
Mohegan Tribe emerges as St. Bernard bidder
At least two entities ― one of them the Mohegan Tribe ― have bid on the purchase of the St. Bernard School property in Montville, likely setting up an auction Friday in the Hartford offices of the law firm representing the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich in the diocese’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.
Groton Man Gets Ready for 2023 Closer to Free Season
“My first year, I would say it was challenging just to even find donations, just to put the word out of what I’m doing,” said Michael Morton of Groton. He discovered the Closer to Free Ride during the pandemic. “I was not an average bike rider nor was...
CT State Pier project price tag to increase by almost $50 million
The Connecticut Port Authority announced Tuesday that the cost of redeveloping the New London State Pier into a launching point for offshore wind turbines has skyrocketed by more than $47 million, driving the overall price to more than three times the original estimate for the project. Officials with the Port...
Perseverance pays off for Montville senior
Montville ― Kelsey Beaupre has never had it easy. But those who know this easygoing Montville High School senior can attest to the fact that what others might see as obstacles Beaupre sees as challenges to overcome. And by all accounts she has succeeded in meeting those challenges and kept an upbeat attitude along the way.
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