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State asks Carter to withdraw from consideration as New London superintendent

Premium Content UPDATED: 5:03 p.m. The Board of Education, its lawyer, Adamowski, Carter and Carter's lawyer have entered a closed-door executive session to question Carter about the allegations that he misrepresented his academic record. Carter arrived at Thursday's meeting flanked by his attorney, Bill McCoy. "I stand by my resume. I have done nothing wrong," Carter said.

Reporter Colin A. Young tweets live from the meeting


Officials say Carter was poorly vetted for superintendent's job

Premium Content Members of the committee that was tasked with finding a new superintendent of schools said Wednesday they are not satisfied with the vetting of Terrence P. Carter, the man the Board of Education unanimously selected for the superintendent's job.


New London mayor shows there's no vacation from 'Whaler Pride'

Premium Content While on vacation, the mayor started his project of painting hydrants in front of the Garde Arts Center and another at Riverside Park. His plan is to paint several a day in key visible points in the downtown area.

Groton unlikely to intervene as hour nears for 9 firefighter layoffs at Poquonnock Bridge

Premium Content Nine firefighters from Poquonnock Bridge will be laid off at 8 a.m. Friday, with the town unlikely to step in based on discussions earlier this week.


Foley: McKinney should leave governor's race, endorse him

Premium Content Gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley said he appreciates the endorsements from former Lt. Gov. Michael Fedele and Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton and expects state Sen. John McKinney of Fairfield, a fellow Republican also running for governor, to follow suit.


Sprague’s top employer will close, leaving 140 jobless

Premium Content The town’s largest taxpayer and employer, Fusion Paperboard, announced Wednesday that it plans to close its Sprague mill in September and lay off about 140 employees, said state Sen. Cathy Osten, who is the town’s first selectwoman.


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Premium Content Mystic Seaport offers Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous

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Premium Content Colonial Theater goes comic with ‘Complete Works of Shakespeare, Abridged’
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Adam Kolker Quartet — 8:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Billy Stritch & Jim Caruso — 8:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Summer Nights with the band Sunday Gravy — 7:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Friday Night Fun and Silly Hat Parade at Ocean Beach — 7:30 pm; Fri., Jul. 25

The Dick Campo Big Band — 6:30 pm; Fri., Jul. 25

'Back to the Future" - Outdoor Movie in the Park — 8:30 pm; Sat., Jul. 26

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Fish Tales, Tugs & Sails — 11:00 am; Sat., Jul. 26


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