9 hrs ago
Stonington selectmen question proposed Davis Farm acquisition
The Board of Selectmen plans to meet with members of the Conservation Commission to get a better understanding of why the commission is recommending the town spend $200,000 from its open space fund to help preserve 168 acres of the Davis Farm in Pawcatuck.
15 hrs ago
Mystic Seaport offers Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous
Classic ships - beautifully restored, lovingly displayed - gather at Mystic Seaport this weekend for the annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Dawn Princess brings tourist dollars ashore
The 864 foot cruise ship arrived with 2,000 passengers and more than 900 crew members on board.
Summer jobs program a boon to region's youth
Virtually everyone does, those behind the Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board's Summer Youth Employment Program agreed Monday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mystic Bank Robbery at Gunpoint: Suspect Photo Released by Police
Stonington police shared a photo of the man suspected of robbing People's United Bank on Roosevelt Avenue in Mystic on Friday, July 18. The description of the suspect, as reported by WTNH , is as follows: African American or Hispanic male Late 20s or early 30s 5'9a€3 to 5'11a€3 tall Heavy build Short trimmed beard Clothes: Ball cap, long sleeve ... (more)
Waterford Police Seeking Info on Mystic-Area Man
The Waterford Police are attempting to contact Andrew SwiAatoslaw Roes, who lives in the Mystic area and was born in 1992, according to police.
Keeping tabs on invasive shrimp in local waters
Rebecca Barnard, a 2013 Temple University graduate, uses a large net to sweep the water for native and non-native shrimp along the dock at the Old Saybrook Town Dock Friday.
Mystic Arts Center plans gallery for Emporium building
The Mystic Arts Center has announced that it plans to open its 15 Water Street Gallery later this year in its newly purchased building that once housed the Emporium for four decades.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Intervention sought in Poquonnock Bridge Fire District's pending layoffs
The lack of sufficient emergency response that will occur after the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District lays off nine firefighters "borders on the criminal," and the town or state needs to step in, the president of the Old Mystic Fire District board of directors has written to the Groton Town Council.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Stonington Police investigate People's United Bank robbery
Police are searching for this man, who they say robbed the People's United Bank at 12 Roosevelt Ave. Friday morning.
Charleston City Paper
167 Raw serves up plenty of seafood, but more importantly hearty lobstah rolls
The last time I ate a lobster roll it was at a seaside shack a few miles outside of Mystic, Conn., lobster roll sacred ground, as it were.
Senator Maynard to Hold Public Office Hours Sunday in Mystic and Monday in Plainfield
State Senator Andrew Maynard will hold public office hours this Sunday, July 20th , from Noon until 2 pm at the Mystic Denison Farmers' Market located at 120 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic , and then again on Monday, July 21 , from 6 pm until 8 pm at the Plainfield Town Hall Auditorium located at 8 Community Avenue, Plainfield .
Charles W. Morgan welcomes visitors in Boston
When the Charles W. Morgan sailed into the Charlestown Navy Yard here Tuesday, the two oldest ships in the nation were together in the same port for the first time.
Friends present Bruce Carpenter Memorial Benefit
The Green Marble Coffee Shop in downown Mystic is a civic magnet that has attracted townies and tourists for more than two decades.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Borough to commemorate 1814 skirmish with British
Along with the British attack on Fort Griswold in 1781 and Capt. John Mason's 1637 attack on the Pequot Fort in Mystic, the 1814 Battle of Stonington is arguably one of the region's most significant military events.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Groton officials want meeting on fire district
Two Groton town councilors asked Tuesday for a meeting with a member of the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District board, which expects to lay off nine firefighters - or about one third of the fire department - on July 25. The councilors made the request after Fire District board member Ron Yuhas spoke during the public comment portion of the council ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Whaleship Charles Morgan in Boston in time for weekend visits
Continuing its victory lap, the Charles W. Morgan , has left the New Bedford and Provincetown areas and has taken up a berth at the Charlestown Navy Yard, close to another historic ship, the USS Constitution .
Caregiver charged with stealing from Mystic couple
A New London woman working as a caregiver for a couple at the StoneRidge retirement community stole more than $100,000 worth of jewelry and racked up bills on their credit cards, including paying for her boyfriend's calls from prison, according to the warrant for her arrest.
Two ships, two legacies, two courses
The region's rich maritime history is rife with glorious fame and notorious infamy - Benedict Arnold's traitorous raid on New London and Groton in 1781; the launch of the Nautilus, the world's first operational nuclear powered submarine from Groton in 1954; OpSail 2000, when an international fleet of magnificent tall ships that sailed into New ... (more)