Groton

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

SAN DIEGO, CA - JUNE 3:  Jesse Hahn #45 of the San Diego Padres pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Petco Park June 3, 2014 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Connecticut’s Hahn Expected To Face Mets

NEW YORK (AP) _ The San Diego Padres plan to recall pitcher Jesse Hahn from Double-A San Antonio to start Saturday against the New York Mets. Hahn will likely see some familiar faces in the […]

06/13/2014

Groton Sub Base (Getty Images File Photo)

Sub Returns To Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – An attack submarine has returned to its Connecticut base from a rare “surge deployment” to carry out a secret mission in European waters. USS Missouri had been home from its first […]

06/10/2014

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Millstone Says Faulty Relay Cause of Power Loss

A malfunctioning relay has been identified as the cause of a weekend power outage at Connecticut’s nuclear plant, which supplies half of all power in the state and 12 percent throughout New England, a spokesman said Tuesday.

05/27/2014

Pfizer (Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

Pfizer Pulls Plug On Push To Buy AstraZeneca

Pfizer said Monday that it does not intend to make a takeover offer for British drugmaker AstraZeneca, pulling the plug for now on what would have been the largest deal in the industry’s history.

05/26/2014

Electric Boat Shipyard, Groton (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rear Admiral, EB Officials to Discuss Sub Contract

U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Richard Breckenridge will be in Groton to discuss a new $17.6 billion contract with General Dynamics to build attack submarines.

05/05/2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 -- Governor Dannel P. Malloy held a news conference on the Pfizer campus in Groton to announce that an agreement has been reached to put two vacant buildings on Pfizer’s Groton campus back into productive reuse as a bioscience innovation center for Connecticut United for Research Excellence (CURE) and as a new DAS state data center. (Credit: Governor Dannel Malloy's Office)

Connecticut, Pfizer Announce Use Of Groton Site

Connecticut and Pfizer Inc. have announced that two vacant buildings on the pharmaceutical company’s Groton campus will be used for bioscience research and the storage of state data.

04/02/2014

USS Miami Submarine Fire (Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Navy Says Goodbye To Groton-Based Arson-Damaged Sub

The Navy said farewell Friday to the USS Miami, the nuclear-powered submarine whose service was cut short when a shipyard employee trying to get out of work set it on fire.

03/28/2014

Coast Guard (Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

DOT Says Bus Driver In Near Accident Hid Condition

A bus driver who suffered a seizure on a Connecticut highway with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy hockey team on board had obtained a medical clearance by hiding a history of dizziness and fainting, the U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday.

03/13/2014

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