A Round of Applause for Grasso's John Woodward
The Grasso Technical High School community joins together to congratulate John Woodard, one of our juniors, for an outstanding pair of accomplishments.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Grandparents don't have to go it alone
Children involved with the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group unwrap gifts Thursday at the group's annual Christmas Party at the Mystic Marriott.
Christian Science Monitor
Independent bookstores capture headlines in 2013
Tammy Heupels sits with her son Johann and Bank Square Books owner Annie Philbrick in the reading area of the store in Mystic, Conn.
Mexican restaurant plan to be heard in Stonington
The Planning and Zoning Commission is slated to hold a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposal to open a Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill in the small shopping center next to the police station on Route 1. The national chain would fill a vacant storefront that has been home to a string of unsuccessful restaurants for more than a decade.
Myth and history meet in 'The Rathbones'
Janice Clark's new novel, "The Rathbones," is set in 19th-century Noank , but its landscape is as much mythological as it is historical.
Happy Holidays from Patch to You
With the holiday season in full swing and 2014 around the corner, we wanted to take a moment and thank you - our readers, bloggers, and biggest supporters - for making Patch the place for creating local connections and sharing community news and information.
Mystic Seaport to hold annual Community Carol Sing on Sunday
The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free with the donation of a nonperishable food item or by cash donation.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Police logs - Dec. 15
Reginald Everett Green Jr., 24, of New Britain was charged Saturday with driving with a suspended license and failure to have headlights lit.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
National Weather Service: Snow to increase in intensity into evening
Beth Moore and Ron Voelkel of Mystic walk along a path at Haley Farm State Park in Groton Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Connecticut Funeral Directors Association Collects For Operation E.L.F.
Pictured with some of the donated toys are from left to right: John Cascio, executive director of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association of Wethersfield; Pasquale Folino, CFSP, 2013 president of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and vice president and an owner of Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Homes in New London and Niantic; ... (more)
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Beluga Whale Smiles for the Camera in Perfectly Timed Wedding Day Photobomb
Juno, an 11-year-old beluga whale at Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Conn., perfectly timed this snapshot behind newlyweds Amanda and Patrick Leigh, creating one of the most incredible photobombs in wedding day history.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: 2014 Old Saybrook Chamber Board Announced
Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce 2014 Board of Directors. Back row left to right: Kristen Roberts, past president; Jay Mills, treasurer; Lori Woll, president; Linda Brophy, vice president; Bob Bradley; Peter Callahan; Angus McDonald.
Not to Be Missed Festival of Lights at Olde Mistick Village and Mystic Aquarium Friday
Olde Mistick Village presents its 28th annual Festival of Lights beginning on Friday Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The event, which also includes neighboring Mystic Aquarium, begins at dusk with the lighting of more than 6,000 luminaries.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
L+M annual meeting postponed because of lockout
Hospital spokesman Mike O'Farrell said officers of the board of directors decided to postpone the meeting, which was to take place at the Mystic Marriott, a departure from the traditional practice of having the meeting in Baker Auditorium at the main hospital.
Mystic Seaport's annual tours a family favorite
Mystic Seaport's Lantern Light Tours transport visitors -- by foot and aboard horse-drawn carriages -- back in time to Christmas Eve 1876 with the help of about 70 actors who dress and act like residents of a typical New England fishing village.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Fatal crash on Pequot Trail
Police said a car was traveling westbound when it lost control and struck the front of a school bus.
New Executive Director Has Big Dreams, and Big Plans, for the Connecticut River Museum
Imagine if you will, a vintage, side-wheeler steamboat tied up, smartly, at the Steamboat Dock of the Connecticut River Museum.
Historic Downtown Mystic Stroll Tuesday
Historic Downtown Mystic is the place to be Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. as carolers sing and businesses stay open late all part of the annual Holiday Stroll.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Holidays are Here! Share the Spirit of the Season on Patch
Especially during the holiday season, community contributions - whether it's sharing photos with Santa, family rituals, or reflections of thanks - are a hugely important part of Stonington-Mystic Patch.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Two local ceremonies to remember Pearl Harbor
The Mystic Hugo A. Simonelli Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3263 will hold a service at 11 a.m., at the post home, 60 Stonington Road in Mystic.