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US regulators cite Millstone nuclear plant over pump change

WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — The parent company of Connecticut’s nuclear plant and federal regulators have reached a settlement over the plant operator’s decision, without regulatory approval, to halt the use of a safety-related pump in the event of a severe accident. 105 more words


Tree damaged in Superstorm Sandy carved into "whimsical castle"

OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Jared Welcome has been chainsaw carving for over two years, so when he was asked to go to Old Lyme to help carve a maple tree into a fairy-tale castle, he jumped at the chance. 169 more words


Motorcyclist injured in East Lyme crash

EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH)– A motorcyclist was injured in an early evening crash in East Lyme Wednesday.

According to the state police, a motorcycle operated by Peter Walker was traveling eastbound on Boston Post Road, with one car traveling behind him. 84 more words


2 seriously injured in head-on crash in Ledyard

LEDYARD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people were seriously injured in a head-on accident in Ledyard on Wednesday evening.

Police say 72-year-old Arthur Lipman, of Ledyard, was traveling on Whalehead Road near Sandy Hollow Road when he crossed the center line and collided with 50-year-old Marianne Brumfield, of Gales Ferry. 52 more words


Suspect arrested in Groton Dunkin Donuts robbery

GROTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A Groton man has been arrested after he allegedly tried to rob the Dunkin Donuts on Poquonnock Road in Groton.

Melvin Hooks, Jr., 29 was arrested by Groton Town Police on charges of robbery, larceny, criminal use of a firearm, and criminal possession of a firearm. 187 more words


Mystic Pizza owner sentenced to federal prison for tax evasion

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH)–Mystic Pizza owner John Zelepos has been sentenced Monday to one year in federal prison and three years’ supervised release after being convicted of tax evasion. 123 more words


1st enlisted women picked for submarines starting training

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The first four of 38 enlisted women picked to serve on Navy submarines are starting their training at Basic Enlisted Submarine School at Groton on Monday. 136 more words