Groton

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

Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Navy To Survey Women On Interest In Submarine Duty

A survey to be issued soon to female sailors across the Navy is designed to measure the level of interest in serving aboard submarines.

03/07/2014

Coast Guard (Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

USCG Academy Hosts Gathering Of Cutter Commanders

Some of the officers who command major cutters for the U.S. Coast Guard are meeting this week at the Coast Guard Academy in New London

03/05/2014

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Minn. Native Takes Command Of Groton-Based Sub

A Minnesota native has taken command of a Connecticut-based submarine named for his home state.

02/21/2014

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