Nonprofit Hopes to Raise $30,000 for Racial Justice Murals in 4 Towns

The towns of Old Lyme, East Lyme, New London and Norwich will soon be home to four murals highlighting diverse stories from each community’s history.  Public Art for Racial Justice Education, an all-volunteer organization in southeastern Connecticut aiming to combat racial inequity through community art programming, is planning the “Sister...

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Bordelon Is No Hero

...now placed in a no-win situation crafted by Bordelon, her followers, and the New London Day’s Dave Collins: to not vote for Bordelon is to support “old racist white people” who allegedly control the Democratic Party in Groton.  But to vote for her is once again to elect a candidate...

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Connecticut’s Green Party Talks Values, Fall Elections

...into a militarized police force. How are you feeling about this fall’s municipal elections, and what candidates are you most excited about?  Goselin: The three communities where the Green Party has consistently had a presence are New London, Clinton and Windham. In all three towns, we have elected members to...

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About That Rail Route More Parallel to I-95

...4 years ago, the Federal Railroad Administration was forced to release a blueprint that essentially punted on the portion of the plan between New Haven and Providence, requiring instead a “New Haven to Providence Capacity Study” to eventually settle on a route. Apparently, that eventuality is now, and the newly...

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Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Community Block Grant Plan

...McAlinden said. “This works.”  Catherine Zall, executive director of the New London Homeless Hospitality Center, said the grant has dramatically improved their ability to help people access housing resources quickly.  “With this funding, we were able to put in place an infrastructure that was, first of all, able to shorten...

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State Pier Wins DEEP Approval for Wind Energy Hub in New London

Over objections from a road salt distributor pushed off the New London State Pier, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection approved a permit for the Connecticut Port Authority to fill the area around the pier as part of its redevelopment into a hub for offshore wind construction. DEEP...

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Ørsted – Eversource Donate Funds to Marine Science Education in Groton

...energy exhibit.  bolster the life-saving work of the aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program, and create a brand new, state-of-the-art exhibit centered around the potential of ocean wind energy. Also in the audience were State Rep. Holly Cheeseman, R-East Lyme, New London Mayor Mike Passero and Groton City Deputy Mayor Gweneviere Depot. ...

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McCarty Offers Her Take on the 2021 Session

...New London Cares project. It requires participating municipalities to send peer navigators out to address the health care and social needs of people with opioid use disorder. The peer navigators will also receive updated training on non-coercive and non-stigmatizing methods for engaging people with opioid use disorder. This important new...

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Nolan Reflects on the 2021 Legislative Session

...provider must first determine that the individual is at a high risk of retaliation or violent injury from another act of violence. SB 241 is of particular interest to New London. This bill allows the legislature to review the payment in lieu of taxes program (PILOT) to the Port Authority...

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