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Mystic Marriott Team Goes

Mystic Marriott Team Goes "Over The Edge" for Charity

On July 29 two team members from the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton participated in the Shatterproof Challenge.
Auditions Open for Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours

Auditions Open for Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours

Mystic Seaport is hosting September auditions for this magical holiday event.
Red Cross Shelter Volunteer Training Taking Place in Waterford

Red Cross Shelter Volunteer Training Taking Place in Waterford

The training will occur in September.

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Groton Open Houses This Weekend

Groton Open Houses This Weekend

Open houses for the weekend of Friday, August 22, through Sunday, August 24, are shared via Zillow.
Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Woman Shields Child From Dog Attack; Beam Signing for Sandy Hook Hero Teacher; Mother Starts Blog After Child Dies in Hot Car; Cutest Belugas

Plus: Hope the Chihuahua, mother denies giving teens alcohol and condoms, fingerprint scanners in schools, rental scams and more.
Red Cross Shelter Volunteer Training Taking Place in Waterford

Red Cross Shelter Volunteer Training Taking Place in Waterford

The training will occur in September.
Auditions Open for Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours

Auditions Open for Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours

Mystic Seaport is hosting September auditions for this magical holiday event.
Boy's Death in Car a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Boy's Death in Car a Homicide; White Deer Spotted; TV Anchor Sues Ice Rink; Ex-Southington School Board Member Arrested; Missing People Found

Also: Cops Say DNA IDs Sledgehammer Jewelry Thief; 3:45 a.m Hoax Has Norwalk Cops Out in Force; Firefighters Do Ice Bucket Challenge.
Handwritten Bible on Display in New Haven

Handwritten Bible on Display in New Haven

The Saint John’s Bible is a unique project created using traditional techniques.
Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Trader Joe's, Whole Foods Among Stores in Nut Butter Recall

Arrowhead Mills Peanut Butters, MaraNatha Almond Butters and Peanut Butters and others may cause illness.
Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Teacher's Aide Caught With Child Porn; New Candidate in Governor's Race; Rubber Duck Derby; Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens

Plus Ret. Marine Killed in Motorcycle Accident Sunday, Southbury Police Officers Acquiring More Body Cameras, Blood Drive Honors Late Sgt.
Independent Candidate Throws Hat in Governor Race Ring

Independent Candidate Throws Hat in Governor Race Ring

The West Hartford resident collected the necessary signatures and will run as an Independent in the November election.
Groton Town Offices Will Close for Labor Day

Groton Town Offices Will Close for Labor Day

Labor Day is Monday, Sept. 1.
Latest Groton Homes for Sale

Latest Groton Homes for Sale

House hunting in Groton? Here's the latest houses for sale from Zillow.
Groton Police Announce New Traffic Pattern

Groton Police Announce New Traffic Pattern

A new stop sign is part of the recently changed traffic pattern.
Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Man Fakes Death to Avoid Wedding; Uncle Accused of Stabbing 1-Year-Old Niece to Death; Pregnant ALS Patient Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Plus, a handyman accused of forging a deceased woman's checks, a police officer seen on video hitting a suspect, a DUI with two kids in car.
'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

'Talk to Your Children About Bullying'

With back to school time upon us, a Connecticut Police Department reminded people to talk to children about bullying.
Ledyard Man Sentenced to 10 Years of Prison for Sexual Assault

Ledyard Man Sentenced to 10 Years of Prison for Sexual Assault

James Matthewson was arrested in February 2014 on multiple charges of sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.
Mystic Aquarium Hosts Octonauts, Underwater Adventure Crew

Mystic Aquarium Hosts Octonauts, Underwater Adventure Crew

You and your children can meet Captain Barnacles Bear and Lieutenant Kwazii in September.
10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

10 Ways to Motivate Your Child to Succeed in School This Year

Do you have a child who comes home with straight C’s when you know he or she could get A’s? Here are some tips that may help your child.
5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

5 People Rescued as Boat Sinks; Mom Leaves Son In Car While At the Bar; State Trooper Charged With DUI

CT Gov. Dannel P. Malloy takes the ALS ice bucket challenge and a Naugatuck man is charged with sexual assault.
Gov. Malloy Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Gov. Malloy Takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Malloy accepted challenge from GOP rival Tom Foley.
Groton Police Arrest Log: Weapons Charge, Disorderly Conduct, Breach of Peace

Groton Police Arrest Log: Weapons Charge, Disorderly Conduct, Breach of Peace

The following info on arrests was released on Sunday, August 17.