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Groton hears calls to be friendlier to businesses [The Day, New London, Conn. :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 10--GROTON -- With its longtime director less than three weeks from retirement, the Office of Planning and Development Services has become the subject of much debate recently with town councilors and merchants among those saying the department needs to change the way it does business.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Deep River Family Named March of Dimes Greater Mystic Ambassadors
On Sunday, May 4, hundreds from the Connecticut shoreline will gather for March for Babies at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic to benefit the March of Dimes.
Mystic merchants still unhappy over Streetscape
Merchants in downtown Mystic told the Economic Development Commission Thursday that the town's planning department is hard to work with and that they don't see how the second phase of the Mystic Streetscape project can start when the first phase isn't done.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Summer SoundWaves Concert Series Performers Announced
The annual Summer SoundWaves Concert Series at Esker Point Beach has been a Groton Parks and Recreation tradition for 25 years.
Week-early St. Patrick's Day parade in Norwich finds many ready to celebrate
The decision to schedule Norwich's first St. Patrick's Day parade a week early appears to have paid off, as organizers have received commitments from 52 groups, including two pipe bands, a horse-drawn float, local celebrities and even a re-enactment of a visit by President Lincoln.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Top 20 Places To Take Kids In and Around Hartford
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Mon Mar 03, 2014
Otis Library and Mystic Aquarium finalists for national awards
Otis Library in Norwich and the Mystic Aquarium are among 30 finalists for the national Medal for Museum and Library Service awards.
Stonington zoning request could get things popping
On Tuesday, the Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission is scheduled to consider a zoning permit request from the Mystic Fire District, which owns the space at 12B Cottrell Street, to change the use from a photography studio to a retail restaurant which will be called The Mystic River Popcorn Co.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
A tale of Coast Guard heroism coming to life
This painting by Connecticut artist Tony Falcone that hangs in the lobby of the library at the Coast Guard Academy in New London depicts the CG36500 approaching the Pendleton in stormy seas, with crew members of the tanker lined up along its rail, waiting to be rescued.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
New Canaan News-Review
Library invites town to read one book 'together'
New Canaan Library patron Myrna Lee looks at a copy of "In the Heart of the Sea," the book the library chose to launch its first One Book New Canaan project this winter.
A bridge to nowhere in Old Mystic
The historic flood of March 2010 forced the closure of a small bridge on North Stonington Road in Old Mystic, cutting off one of the access roads to the Old Mystic Fire Department.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Top Travel Events In New England This Summer And Fall
Planning your 2014 travel calendar? The American Bus Association has released its annual list of North America's top 100 events and a number of New England happenings made the cut.
Bank Square Book hosts author Susan Kietzman
Our area has become a hotbed of major authors, so much so that each town can has its own official writer .
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Susan Kietzman launches new book in Mystic
While daintily nibbling on a grilled cheese sandwich at the Bleu Squid in Olde Mistick Village, author Susan Kietzman is asked what sort of novels she writes.
A little 'yard' work at Mystic Seaport
Riggers Alex Peacock, front, and Matt Otto carry a yard for the whaleship Charles W. Morgan into the main construction building Monday at the Mystic Seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Stonington lacrosse program says planned fees are foul
Officials and parents from the Stonington Seals youth lacrosse program are criticizing plans by the town to charge their players and those on other youth teams to use the town's athletic fields, some of which have recently been renovated at a cost of $2.8 million.
Police logs for Feb. 24, 2014
Erin E. Dunning, 36, of 6 Norman Drive, Gales Ferry, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
West Marine gets permit to build new store in Mystic
The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a special use permit needed to construct a West Marine store on Mystic Aquarium's overflow parking lot at the corner of Coogan Boulevard and Maritime Drive.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Police logs - Feb. 23
Stephen C. Gratta, 45, of 25 Ocean Ave., Apt. 15, was charged Friday with possession of a controlled substance, use of drug paraphernalia and two counts of driving with a suspended license.
Home builders honored for best 2013 work in Niantic, Stonington, Mystic
The HOBI-winning custom home in Niantic includes a master bathroom with a furniture base double lav vanity, a freestanding soaking tub, a walk-in tiled shower and wood plank ceramic tile floor.