• Groton Oct 12

    Cause of State Data Center Outage Still Under Investigation

    State officials said this past weekend, a fiber optic cable that feeds the state of Connecticut data center in Groton suffered an outage and knocked some state agencies partially offline. “We would not have been able to register any of the online or DMV registrations or if we had registration cards we would not have been able to put them…

  • Groton Oct 4

    Man Injured in Shooting at Groton Hookah Lounge

    One man is injured after a shooting at a hookah lounge in Groton early Sunday morning. Groton Town Police said they received a phone call from a New London police officer who reported that he was on scene at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital’s emergency room for an unrelated incident and learned of a gunshot victim. The officer then told Groton…

  • Navy Sep 26

    USS Indiana Returns to Groton

    The USS Indiana returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base, New London in Groton Friday after spending six months at sea. The crew departed during the very early stages of the pandemic. When the crew members left for deployment, masks were not a requirement in Connecticut. “Nothing was like this,” said Destinee Davis, as she waited for her fiance….

  • homecoming Sep 25

    Sailors Return Home Aboard the USS Indiana During COVID-19 Pandemic

    More than 100 sailors returned home to Groton on Friday after six months away at sea and in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Groton Sep 3

    Hartford Man Found Dead Off Beach in Groton

    Police are investigating after the body of a 37-year-old Hartford man was found in the water off Eastern Point Beach in Groton on Aug. 28. Police received a call of a body floating in the water around 12:15 p.m. that Friday and they recovered Javon Reynolds. Police said his death does not appear to be suspicious. They cause of his…

  • Groton Sep 1

    NTSB Releases Report on Plane Crash Into Roof of Home in Groton

    The National Transportation Safety Board has released its preliminary report on an investigation after a plane crashed into a home on Ring Drive in Groton, near Groton-New London Airport, on Aug. 17. Two people who were in the plane — a flight instructor and a pilot who was undergoing instruction — were able to get out safely after the crash…

  • plane crash Aug 18

    Plane Crashes Into Roof of Groton Home

    A plane crashed into a home on Ring Drive in Groton on Monday night. Two people who were in the plane were able to get out safely after the crash. They were taken to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London with non-life threatening injuries, police said. One man was in the home when the plane crashed into the roof…

  • National Transportation Safety Board Aug 18

    911 Calls Released After Plane Crashes Into Groton House

    A plane crashed into a house in Groton and the homeowner was able to safely escape following the terrifying ordeal.

  • plane crash Aug 18

    Groton Neighbors Describe What Happened as Plane Crashed Into House

    A plane crashed into a house in Groton on Monday night and neighbors describe the anxious moments they went through.

  • Groton Aug 18

    Plane Crashes Into Roof of Home in Groton

    A plane crashed into a home in Groton late Monday night. Police said no serious injuries are reported.

  • Groton Aug 6

    Groton Man Charged in Serious Motorcycle Collision

    Police have charged a motorcycle operator in connection with a serious crash in Groton involving two motorcycles in May. According to police, 28-year-old Christopher Stevens rode his Suzuki in the shoulder of the Gold Star Highway to get around traffic and collided with a Harley Davidson that was attempting to make a turn in the intersection of Toll Gate Road….

  • Groton Jul 27

    1 Taken to Hospital After Apartment Fire in Town of Groton

    One person was taken to the hospital after a fire at an apartment building in the Town of Groton early Monday morning. Police said crews were called to a fire at the apartment complex on Village Lane shortly after 3 a.m. The fire has been extinguished, crews said. One person was taken to the hospital for a trip or fall,…

  • Pfizer Inc Jul 4

    Progress on Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

    While everyone is dealing with coronavirus restrictions this holiday weekend, scientists have been racing for a vaccine so we can get our lives back to normal. Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer made a big splash this week, announcing its program with a German partner called Project Lightspeed, which has produced a potential coronavirus vaccine. The Pfizer lab in Groton is playing a…

  • coronavirus vaccine Jul 3

    Progress on Potential Coronavirus Vaccine

    While everyone is dealing with coronavirus restrictions this holiday weekend, scientists have been racing for a vaccine so we can get our lives back to normal.

  • Connecticut State Police Jun 26

    State Police Stop Wrong-Way Driver on I-95 in New London

    State police were able to stop a wrong-way driver on I-95 in the Groton/New London area early Friday morning. A trooper parked in the highway turnaround in Groton at the Gold Star Bridge noticed a vehicle get on the highway from Route 184 and drove southbound in the northbound lanes of I-95 around 2:50 a.m., according to state police. The…

  • Groton Jun 22

    Electric Boat Awarded Nearly $10 Billion Construction Project to Build Submarines

    General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton was awarded a $9.47 billion construction contract by the U.S. Navy to build the first two Columbia class submarines. The contract modification will help with design completion, engineering work and design support efforts, according to Electric Boat. “The shipbuilders of Electric Boat recognize the responsibility and welcome the opportunity to deliver the Columbia class….

  • Groton Jun 20

    Restaurants Can Resume Delivering to Navy Submarine Base in Groton

    Sailors and workers at Connecticut’s Navy submarine base may relish a new step in relaxing coronavirus shutdowns: Starting Tuesday, local restaurants can deliver to the base again. The Navy announced the change Saturday. Connecticut’s measures to control the virus and “current conditions both on and off the base allow for the welcome return of these services,” base commander Capt....

  • Groton Jun 14

    1 Dead After Crash on I-95 North in Groton

    One person has died after a crash on Intestate 95 in the Town of Groton earlier this week. State police were called to a one-car crash on I-95 northbound before the exit 87 off ramp in the Town of Groton on Wednesday around 12:15 a.m. Investigators said for an unknown reason, the driver of the vehicle lost control and traveled…

  • Groton May 24

    Police Investigate Groton Motorcycle Crash With Multiple Injuries

    Groton Police are investigating after a motorcycle crash in Groton that resulted in multiple injuries Sunday afternoon. The incident occurred at approximately 1:03 p.m. at Gold Star Highway at the intersection of Toll Gate Road, police said. The driver and passenger of a motorcycle heading east on Route 184 were transported to Hartford by Life Star with serious injuries. The…

  • Groton Apr 22

    Police Investigating After Pedestrian Struck in Groton Died

    A pedestrian who was struck in a crosswalk outside General Dynamics Electric Boat in Groton Tuesday night has died and police are investigating. Police said the person was in a crosswalk, crossing Eastern Point Road from the Electric Boat South Gate, when a vehicle going south on Eastern Point Road hit him or her at 10:08 p.m. Tuesday and the…

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