The pandemic has shut down many in person plans which usually bring in hundreds of thousands of visitors.
The mother of the late Eric Garner is coming to Connecticut today. Gwen Carr will lead a community conversation in New London about the ongoing issue of police violence towards people of color across the nation.
On Tuesday, the New London City Council voted to permanently remove a Christopher Columbus statue in downtown.
‘They’re still killing us’: Mother of Eric Garner speaks in New London, calls for police reform at national level
The ongoing issue of police violence toward the Black community was the focus of a community conversation led by the mother of Eric Garner on Monday night.
On Tuesday, the New London City Council voted unanimously to permanently remove a Christopher Columbus statue from downtown. Wednesday, the Mashantucket Pequot tribe celebrated this significant moment in history.
In New London and New Haven, vandals damaged statues of Christopher Columbus who landed in the Bahamas before coming to America.
New London mayor moves Columbus statue for safe keeping before city holds meeting on its permanent removal
The Christopher Columbus statue, which became a point of contention in New London, is now in a warehouse for safe keeping.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) — Saturday is International Make Music Day, so our state’s Make Music Chapter is holding virtual performances all day for the annual celebration, according to the New London Arts Council. The event will include performances from musicians from a wide variety of genres including but not limited to classical, R&B, and […]
STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Stonington are investigating a crash involving a dirt bike and a quad vehicle on Saturday afternoon. Police confirmed it happened in the area of North Anguilla Road. Police said a 10-year-old boy was operating the dirt bike when he struck a quad head-on. Both the 10-year-old and the teenage […]
WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s quirky Boom Box Independence Day parade has gone online this year for what is being dubbed the Zoom Box Parade. The Willimantic parade dates to 1986 when the town couldn’t find a marching band for its Memorial Day parade. Organizers approached radio station WILI-AM to provide marching music for people […]