Communities in southeastern Connecticut that rely on the Navy submarine base as an economic engine may be breathing easier following a U.S. House subcommittee’s rejection Thursday of a new round of military base closings.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is hosting Vice President Joe Biden as the keynote speaker at its graduation ceremony on Wednesday. It marks the 132nd commencement for the service academy […]
EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) _ A teen reported missing from Niantic has been found safe. State police say 16-year-old girl Jocelyn Rose Bernstein was found unharmed in Groton and returned home. Police issued an alert […]
A panel of officers has recommended that a former submarine commander who faked his death to end an extramarital affair be honorably discharged from the Navy.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A nuclear-powered attack submarine is returning to the Navy base in Groton following a six-month deployment. The USS Alexandria steamed more than 34,000 miles on its travels to and around the […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that restores funding for construction of a second attack submarine in 2014. Military contractors led by Groton’s Electric Boat are building two […]
The Navy’s commitment to repairing a nuclear submarine severely damaged by an arsonist last spring is wavering under the realities of mandatory budget cuts, officials say.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A shipyard worker who set fire to the USS Miami because he wanted to go home and ended up causing $450 million in damage is due to be sentenced. Under a […]