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October 20, 2014
East Lyme to make study of Stones Ranch Military Reservation
The Board of Selectmen will move forward with a land-use study of the Stones Ranch Military Reservation and its surrounding area.

October 17, 2014
Groton seeks submarine artifacts of decommissioned USS Groton
Groton is hoping to take custody of the sail, upper rudder and other parts of its namesake nuclear attack submarine, which was decommissioned in 1997.

September 24, 2014
Blumenthal, Courtney Tout Program For Trident Sub Successor
Members of Connecticut’s congressional delegation vowed Tuesday to continue to press for funding for the nation’s next-generation ballistic-missile submarines, calling the $80 billion program a linchpin of the nation’s defense.

September 18, 2014
Navy Secretary Predicts More Submarines In Visit To Electric Boat
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus wrapped up a tour of the Virginia-class submarine Illinois (SSN 786) Wednesday by reiterating his commitment to an increased Naval submarine fleet.

September 7, 2014
Long Before Nuclear Power, There Was Turtle Power
On 17 July 1785, Thomas Jefferson wrote to his friend and colleague George Washington, requesting “you to be so kind as to communicate to me what you can recollect of Bushnel’s experiments in submarine navigation during the late war...” Washington replied two months later, declaring that although he did not “expect much success from the enterprise against an enemy,” the project was still “an effort of genius.”


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