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Boaters rescued from burning Stonington vessel off Watch Hill
A Stonington boat caught fire off Watch Hill early Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, and five adults were pulled from the water by a good Samaritan, Petty Officer Jeff Thor of Coast Guard New London said.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
What is it like to work at an independent bookstore?
Tammy Heupels , sits with her son Johann and Annie Philbrick . in the reading area of indie bookstore Bank Square Books in Mystic, Connecticut.
Globetrotting A to Z: Milford, Conn.
The center of town, where early settlers from New Haven first set up their rudimentary homes along the Wepawaug River Milford, Connecticut is the kind of place Californians dream about when they envision a snowy winter or a romp through autumn leaves.
Radar used as window into past as searchers look for 17th century foundation in Mystic
Debbie Surabian, center, a state soil scientist with the USDA Resources Conservation Service, and Scott Brady, left, a volunteer with Friends of the Office of State Archaeology, use ground penetrating radar with Brian Jones, Connecticut's state archaeologist, as they try to locate Capt.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
'Living foods' talk to benefit Stonington woman recovering from cancer
Dr. Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Fla., asserts that many people who make the choice to become vegetarians or vegans do it without fully understanding the extent of this lifestyle change.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Food & Wine
7 Foods to Add to Your Summer Bucket List
It's not long now. The end of summer. That's not bad news for everyone. Fall fashion fans.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bicentennial Committee, businesswoman to be honored Oct. 4 at Stonington gala
Jewelry store owner Susette Tibus and the Battle of Stonington Bicentennial Committee of the Stonington Historical Society will be honored at the 7th Annual Stars over Stonington gala on Oct. 4 at the Mystic Aquarium.
Stonington proposal targets dirt bikes, ATVs
A town meeting will be held Tuesday night so residents can vote on a controversial nuisance ordinance that could dramatically limit the use of dirt bikes, ATVs, go-karts, snowmobiles, motorcycles and other recreational vehicles in many residential areas.
Coogan Farm celebrates grand opening
The Nature and Heritage Center at Coogan Farm in Mystic will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting on Sept.
Mystic Liberty Pole flag reward jumps to $1,500
The reward for the return of the Liberty Pole flag that was stolen Aug. 16 is up to $1,500.
Paddleboards join water fun fleet
Paddleboarders and kayakers from around the area enjoy a day of fun during the 11th annual Niantic River Appreciation Day and Kayak Regatta on the Niantic River in Waterford on Aug. 16. Paddleboarding has proved so popular that a year after introducing the sport to its customers, the rental shop at Black Hall Marina in Old Lyme has doubled its ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
A job for Rep. Ernest Hewett
I am not the first to congratulate Attorney General George Jepsen for doing the right thing last week in starting to salvage the Amistad and its history-telling mission.
For Dave Sugrue, lifea s a beach
From the Ocean Beach archives: David Sugrue, left, works with lifelong friend Joe Hage at the concession during a Polka Days celebration.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Amistad in New London for its 175th anniversary commemoration
The Amistad, left, and the Mystic Whaler pass while on the Thames River in New London Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Beluga whale plays peek-a-boo with visitors
Juno the whale has a reputation for watching the people who come to watch him. It happens when he's eating or when visitors walk by his tank.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Search continues for person who reportedly jumped off Gold Star Bridge in New London
Divers and rescue workers from multiple area police and fire departments are continuing to search the Thames River for a man who reportedly jumped off the Gold Star Memorial Bridge Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Mystic vessel pumpout service now offered at Fishers Island
Coastal Environmental Services of Mystic is now offering vessel pumpout service to Fishers Island, N.Y., the first time the Mystic-based operation has expanded outside of Connecticut.
The Sergio Franchi Memorial Concert marks its 20th year
When Eva Franchi was organizing the first concert in honor of her late husband - the renowned romantic tenor Sergio Franchi, who succumbed to brain cancer in 1990 - she was, naturally, nervous.
Bring the Amistad home to Mystic Seaport
Almost 20 years ago while serving as a state representative, I had the privilege to work with Rep. William Dyson, House chairman of the Joint Committee on Appropriations, Chris Cox of the Mystic Seaport and members of the talented Seaport staff to begin the process of building the "Freedom Ship" Amistad.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
CL&P performs its 'live wire' act to educate first responders
Dion Dowling, a CL&P line foreman, demonstrates with a hot dog what happens when it connects with a metal fence that has come in contact with a high-voltage wire during CL&P's "Live Wire" demonstrations with a mock-up live line vehicle, that generates 7, 600 volts, for first responders at the Hilton Mystic as part of a series of community emergency ... (more)