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Teen’s Skateboarding Movies Draw National Interest

Groton student James Messina is getting noticed for his movies about skateboarding.


Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fire Quickly Doused at Electric Boat

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries. Spokesman Robert Hamilton said Wednesday […]


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

Navy Task Force To Set Goals For Women On Subs

The commander of a Groton-based submarine group is leading a task force dedicated to the integration of enlisted women on Navy submarines.



City of Groton in Road Dispute with Town of Groton

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The city of Groton and the town of Groton are in a dispute over roads in Groton. The Day of New London reports (http://bit.ly/13gCAWI ) the Groton city mayor, the town […]


Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Spain Seeks US Help to Slim Down Overweight Sub

By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A new, Spanish-designed submarine has a weighty problem: The vessel is more than 70 tons too heavy, and officials fear if it goes out to sea, […]


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Former Superintendent Fights To Get Job Back

GROTON, Conn. (AP) — Groton’s former schools superintendent has asked two state agencies to help him get his job back. The Day of New London reports  that Paul Kadri has filed a complaint with the state […]


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Navy Sub Base in Groton Swears in New Commander

The Navy’s submarine base in Groton has welcomed a new commanding officer.



Sub Base to Fire Off Gun Salute for Memorial Day

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. Navy base in Groton is planning to fire off a 21-gun salute on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have died while serving in the armed […]


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

House Subcommittee Rejects Connecticut Base Closings

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.


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Veep in Town

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 […]