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Fisheries industry history is topic of Mystic & Noank Library program
The Mystic & Noank Library will present a talk by University of Connecticut assistant history professor Matthew McKenzie about the history of the fisheries industry on July 21 at 7 p.m. McKenzie works at the university's Avery Point campus in Groton and is the coordinator of the American Studies program.
New London's Sailfest a Big Bang Gala
Madison Fuller, 13, left, her brother, Greyson Fuller, 4, second from right, and her friend, Rachel Martinelli, 13, right, all of Killingly, and Mason Gingerella, 6, second from left, 6, of Hopkinton, R.I., play on the lawn Saturday at Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park in Groton, where crowds gathered early to view the Sailfest fireworks over ... (more)
State representatives gather aboard Amistad to discuss financial woes
New London Speaking from aboard the schooner Amistad Sunday morning, a group of four state representatives thanked Amistad America for bringing the ship to Sailfest, reversing an earlier decision by the organization to back out of its commitment to the festival.
Avery-Copp House hosts 'Downton Abbey' teas
The Avery-Copp House will host a series of English "Downton Abbey" teas in the front parlor of the Victorian house at 154 Thames St., Groton.
Groton Wow House: Waterfront Views, Wraparound Deck, Spacious Kitchen
With panoramic views of Long Island Sound and the Thames River, this house is reportedly situated for some lovely sunset viewing.
Wow House: Victorian Home, Guest Suite with Separate Entrance
This home is described as warm and inviting - a 3,000-plus square foot Victorian with "the charm of old and the functionality of new."
Keeping tabs on local osprey population helps to preserve remarkable comeback
David Grainger, a volunteer osprey monitor for the Connecticut Audubon Society, checks on a nest at Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford on Friday.
GOP race for lieutenant governor turns nasty
The matchup of Tom Foley , John McKinney and Mark Boughton was supposed to be a scintillating dogfight.
Police logs - July 11
Michael W. Roberts, 56, of 8 Park Ave., Westerly, was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and passing in a no-passing zone.
Enthusiasm greets new president at Three Rivers Community College
Newly appointed Three Rivers Community College President Mary Ellen Jukoski had no trouble finding her designated parking space upon arriving for her first day on campus Monday.
Groton voter registration for Republican primary
Groton To give new voters the chance to register for the Republican primary on Aug. 12, the town Republican registrar will hold voter registration from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 29 at the Registrar of Voters office in the Groton Human Services Building, 2 Fort Hill Road, Groton.
Police logs - July 10
Kent Beebe, 22, of 34 N. Stonington Road, Mystic, was charged Wednesday with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with a suspended license and violation of a traffic control signal.
Father in hot car case had prior DUI with same kids in car
A Waterford father charged with leaving his two children in a dangerously hot car Tuesday was charged earlier this year with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs with the same two children in the car, according to a bail commissioner.
Child dies in hot car in Conn.: Father discovers 15-month-old boy in car
A 15-month-old boy died in a hot car in Ridgefield, Connecticut. His father drove the boy to the hospital emergency room in Danbury once he discovered the boy in the car, but it was too late.
Magnet schools are a sound investment
I had a great chuckle when I read the superintendent of Groton public schools comments in the The Day's article, "Magnet school cost raise some local concerns," , on magnet school tuition costs.
Groton's Summer Soundwaves Concert Features Will Evans Music
Will Evans Music will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Esker Point Beach , 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton.
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15-Month-Old Dies After Being Left Inside Parked Vehicle In Ridgefield
The child was left unattended inside a parked vehicle for "an extended period of time," according to police.
Police logs - July 8
Courtney Bitters, 31, of 23 Chase Oak Court, Groton, was charged Sunday with risk of injury to a minor, disorderly conduct and third-degree assault.
Red36: Five burgers, river view in Mystic
Red36 diners may choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor seating options at the new restaurant at Seaport Marine in Mystic.
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Six Flags New England offers free admission for military members
Six Flags New England offered free passes to all active and retired members of the military over the Independence Day weekend.