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People in Groton warned about the sound of automatic weapons drill

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH)– If you live in the Groton area, you may hear some gunfire next week, but it’s just a drill. During the week of May 1-5, Naval Security Force drills along the waterfront of the Naval Submarine Base New London (SUBASE) will include live automatic weapons fire using blanks. 229 more words


Racist letter sent to middle school student in East Lyme

(WTNH)–A warning was sent out to parents in East Lyme after a racist letter was sent to a middle school student.

The letter was sent to the child over the weekend. 64 more words


I-95 southbound closed in Old Lyme for tractor trailer accident

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Interstate 95 is shut down in Old Lyme on Thursday night after an accident.

According to State Police, I-95 at exit 70 is closed because a tractor trailer rolled over. 60 more words


Police in Ledyard arrest man with infant after finding heroin in car

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man in Ledyard with approximately 345 grams of heroin on him was caught by police in his vehicle while riding with an infant on board. 144 more words


Families, friends celebrate USS New Mexico's homecoming

NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — The wet weather didn’t dampen the homecoming of the USS New Mexico on Wednesday.

After nearly an hour delay because of the fog, the Virginia Class submarine and its crew pulled into port with the first kiss and first hug families getting the first chance at reunion. 145 more words


Man pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of college student

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A Waterford man has pleaded guilty to charges related to the hit-and-run death of a Connecticut College student.

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New management could be coming to East Coast herring fishery

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are considering a host of alternatives about new ways to manage the herring fishery.

Atlantic herring is a major industrial fishery on the East Coast, with fishermen frequently bringing more than 200 million pounds of the little fish to shore every year. 97 more words