Groton

Eric Roberts (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Groton Teen Produces Cable Movie

Six months ago, Richard Switzer was graduating from Robert E. Fitch Senior High School in Groton. Today, at age 18, he’s producing a Lifetime movie starring Eric Roberts and Tracy Nelson.

01/18/2014

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Electric Boat To Discuss Issues Facing Company

The president of Electric Boat is holding a meeting with officials from southeastern Connecticut to discuss key issues facing the defense contractor.

01/14/2014

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Happy Greetings For A Connecticut Naval Sub Today

A U.S. Navy attack submarine is returning home to Connecticut after completing its first overseas deployment.

12/20/2013

Seismograph (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Small Earthquake Felt In Parts Of State

The U.S. Geological Survey says it recorded a small earthquake in southeast Connecticut last Friday, explaining loud booms reported by several residents.

12/03/2013

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Attack Sub Returns To Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The attack submarine USS Dallas is returning to Groton on Monday after completing its last scheduled deployment. The Los Angeles-class submarine has been in service for more than 30 years. The […]

11/25/2013

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Groton Woman Accused Of Burglary In Navy Housing Area

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A Groton woman has been charged with stealing prescription drugs from a Navy housing area for sailors. Thirty-year-old Kasey Carper is charged with third-degree burglary, fifth-degree larceny and possession of a […]

11/18/2013

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Groton Submarine, Its Sailors Maintain Cold War Secrets

By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ It could dive deeper than any other submarine, and when it reached the ocean floor, the one-of-a-kind Navy vessel could roll on wheels with lights illuminating […]

11/13/2013

Lyme Tavern, Bidwell Tavern break-ins, Courtesy Coventry Police

Police Investigate Tavern Break-In Believed Linked To Prior Crime

Coventry Police say they’re investigating an attempted burglary at the Bidwell Tavern on Main Street last week, and are working with Groton Police who are investigating a similar break-in earlier in the week, at the Lyme Tavern.

10/30/2013

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

Sailor Sentenced In Sex Abuse Case In Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A military judge sentenced a Connecticut-based Navy hospital corpsman on Tuesday to 22 years in prison for sexually assaulting minors and possessing and producing child pornography. The Day of New London […]

10/23/2013

Millstone (Courtesy Dominion Resources)

Study: Conn. Nuke Plant Had 173 Safety Violations

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A congressional study indicates that the Connecticut’s only nuclear plant had 173 lower-level safety violations between 2000 and the end of 2012. The report by the Government Accountability Office also shows […]

10/16/2013

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