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The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut recently held its annual Military Appreciation Breakfast to honor service members and recognize local community leaders for their military support.

Sailors from Cross Hall Galley and employees of Malerba Farms in Norwich pose for a photo in front of the fall decorations the farm recently donated to the Galley to make the dining experience a little more like home for the Sailors. This is the third straight year Malerba Farms owner, Vinny…

What’s happening this week in your community is a calendar listing of upcoming events on Naval Submarine Base New London and in the local community.

The Bill Memorial Library, in the City of Groton, announces upcoming art and singing events for children.

Naval Submarine Base New London’s Fleet and Family Support Center offers many classes and programs each week to active and retired military, and their families.

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GROTON, Conn. – At the New London Veterinary Treatment Facility onboard Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London, military working dogs and the beloved pets of military members, retirees and families alike are kept healthy and happy.

Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London leadership pose for a photo with the base Commanding Officer Capt. Todd Moore after completing the Building Leadership Course, Nov. 1. Commander, Naval Installation Command (CNIC) hosted the training to give base leaders some new skills in leadership …

WASHINGTON - The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th submarine of the Virginia class, Oct. 25.

WASHINGTON - Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) just made it easier for Navy spouses to learn all they need to navigate their way through the Navy in the palm of their hand.

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class DeMarkus McCarter, assigned to Naval Submarine Support Facility (NSSF) on board Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London was recognized as Service Person of the Month during an award breakfast, Oct. 22.

GROTON, Conn. - The Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday and they can be reached at (860) 694-3383. E-mail is ffscnewlondon@navy.mil. Find them on Facebook at Fleet and Family Support Center New London.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - The second annual Tricare Open Season will take place from Nov. 11 through Dec. 9. During this time, you can enroll in or change your Tricare plan. Choose from Tricare Prime (including the US Family Health Plan) or Tricare Select. Picking a health plan is an important and…

NORWICH, Conn. - At Three Rivers Community College (TRCC), students can use their winter break to earn three to four credits in less than three weeks and fulfill a degree requirement or prerequisite. The Winter Session at Three Rivers Community College begins Dec. 26 and runs through Jan. 16…

MYSTIC, Conn. – The Mystic & Noank Library announces upcoming events and programs. For more information, call (860) 536-7721 or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University will host a variety of musical events this November, including faculty recitals, guest performances and ensemble works. All events will be held in the Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC). Admission is free and open to the public.

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. - The new Retail Services Specialist (RS) rating, which replaced the Ship’s Serviceman (SH) rating Oct. 1, is “a great example of Sailor 2025 and rating modernization” said Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) Command Master Chief (CMDCM) (SW/AW) Thaddeus T. Wright.

HARTFORD, Conn. – The 3rd annual Helping Heroes Health and Wellness Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 16, at Connecticut Public, 1049 Asylum Ave. in Hartford.

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Sailors line up for tacos and nachos served as part of Cross Hall Galley’s Food Truck Face-Off, Oct. 23. The Face-Off was a competition between three teams or “food trucks” serving tacos, Southern barbeque and macaroni and cheese and was open to everyone with base access who could vote on th…

GROTON, Conn. - The Circle of Friends of the Groton Public Library is a dedicated group of people of all ages who believe that an excellent library is essential to a community. Circle of Friends members work to promote and assist the Groton Public Library through advocacy, fundraising and pr…

GROTON, Conn. — The Groton Public Library will be hosting two Affordable Care Act enrollment sessions during the month of November. These sessions will give the community an opportunity to sit down, one-on-one, with a licensed insurance agent, certified by Access Health CT, to enroll in a he…

SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT - If you are dealing with a mental illness, or love someone who is, NAMI, the National Alliance On Mental Illness, offers support, education, advocacy and hope. NAMI Southeast Connecticut hosts the following support groups in Niantic and Norwich. For more information…

LEDYARD, Conn. - The Ledyard Libraries (Bill Library and Gales Ferry Library) announce upcoming events and programs. For more information, call (860) 464-9912.

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The annual Military Retiree Appreciation Seminar keeps retired service members updated on changes in policy regarding health care, legal assistance, and more.

MYSTIC, Conn. – The Mystic & Noank Library announces upcoming events and programs. For more information, call (860) 536-7721 or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University will host a variety of musical events this November, including faculty recitals, guest performances and ensemble works. All events will be held in the Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC). Admission is free and open to the public.

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Cybersecurity ensures our nation’s networks and systems are protected and defended against those who wish to do us harm and requires vigilant cyber warfighters.

GROTON, Conn. – The Groton Public Library offers events and programs for teens every month. For more information, or to register, call (860) 441-6750.

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NEXCOM has announced it’s post-holiday return policy on purchases made between Oct. 24 and Dec. 12 at any NEX or through myNavyExchange.com.

BREMERTON, Wash. - There’s vexation over vaping and exasperation over electronic-cigarettes (e-cigs) as Navy Medicine continues to keep operational readiness from going up in smoke.

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. - Mohegan Sun invites military veterans to their annual Vets Rock event, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Earth Expo & Convention Center. Opening ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. Gil Simmons of WTNH will host this ceremony celebrating active duty military and veterans w…

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GROTON, Conn. – Naval Submarine Base (SUBASE) New London celebrated the U.S. Navy’s 244th birthday with festivities, a cake cutting and Meet Your Navy Day event at the Submarine Force Library Museum, Oct. 16.

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GROTON, Conn. – Jackie “Mom” Kaye, a beloved figure among the Submarine community was laid to rest by the people she loved and supported for more than 30 years, Oct. 18.