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Sailors man the ship as they bring the ship to life during the commissioning ceremony for the Virginia-class attack submarine USS North Dakota (SSN 784) at Submarine Base New London. North Dakota is the 11th Virginia-class attack submarine to join the fleet and the first of eight Block III Virginia-class submarines to be built. The Block III submarines are being built with new Virginia Payload Tubes designed to lower costs and increase missile-firing payload possibilities. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class William Larned/Released)

Navy’s Newest Sub, USS North Dakota, Joins Fleet

The U.S. Navy’s newest submarine is joining the fleet.

8 hours ago

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UConn Avery Point Closed Due To Power Outage

UConn says its Avery Point campus in Groton is closed.

10/23/2014

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Navy Celebrating Birthday With Connecticut Events

The Navy is celebrating its birthday a few days early in Connecticut with a ceremony in Groton.

10/10/2014

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Coast Guard To Clean Up New Haven Oil Spill

The Coast Guard is preparing for an environmental cleanup at a former power plant in New Haven following an oil spill

10/02/2014

Congressman Joe Courtney. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Defense Summit To Open In Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) – U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney is opening the Aerospace and Defense International Trade Summit in Groton, hoping to bolster business opportunities for Connecticut firms. The three-day event was organized by the Democratic […]

09/20/2014

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Attack Sub To Return To Groton From Deployment

The attack submarine USS Annapolis is returning to Connecticut from a deployment that took it to ports in countries including Portugal and Bahrain.

09/10/2014

File photo of a child's food against its parent's hand. (Photo by Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Police: 2-month-old Suffers Life-threatening Abuse

A 24-year-old Groton resident is accused of abusing a 2-month-old child.

08/28/2014

File photo of a man in handcuffs. (Credit: Thinkstock)

Grandparents Leave Child In Hot Car

An 8-year-old boy was left in the car in Groton on a hot day Monday by his grandparents, who are now under arrest.

07/29/2014

Two U.S. Navy Vessels Collide

New Commander For U.S.S. Hartford

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A submarine named for Connecticut’s capital city has received a new commanding officer at a ceremony in Groton. Navy Cmdr. Thomas Aydt was sworn in Friday at the Navy’s submarine base […]

06/20/2014

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9 Firefighters Laid Off in Groton Amid Budget Cut

Nine firefighters in Groton have been laid off and the fire chief says the department will need help from other districts.

06/20/2014

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