East Lyme's Gateway Commons big-box plans need revision to move ahead
Developers said Thursday they need to revise the master development plan for Gateway Commons, a proposed commercial and residential village, in order to move forward with plans to bring a big-box store to the area.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
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Governor Tells Amistad America To Send Ship To Sailfest in New London
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy sent a letter Thursday to Amistad America, urging the financially troubled organization to bring the ship to Sailfest in New London this weekend or face the prospect of losing its nearly $400,000 in annual state funding.
Farm markets open for business
Moira O'Malley, right, of Stonington, reacts as Peg Moran of Friends in the Country of Pawcatuck, pulls out an iris from an arrangement during the Stonington Farmers Market at the Stonington Town Dock.
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.
North Stonington Fair turns 50
Nashville singer-songwriter Austin Webb - whose singles include "It's All Good," "Slip On By" and "Raise 'Em Up" - headlines at 8 p.m. Saturday.
North Stonington official warns towns of tribal land claims
North Stonington First Selectman Nicholas Mullane warned the Board of Selectmen here Wednesday night that proposed revisions to the way the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs recognizes tribes could soon mean that the Paucatuck Eastern Pequot tribe will claim land in Stonington.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
North Stonington woman given conservation award
North Stonington resident Anne Nalwalk, president of Avalonia Land Conservancy for 22 years, was recognized and received honorable mention for her outstanding work in conservation at the Women Inspiring Conservation in Connecticut awards last month at the state Capitol.
Travels in China with Feng Xue Sure at the MNL
Feng Xue is an experienced guide living in Stonington, CT who takes groups to his native China.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Old Saybrook: Preserve The Preserve
Many residents and visitors treasure this region's shoreline not because of what people have built here, such as housing developments, highways, shopping centers and factories, but for what they've preserved.
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.
Woman planning spa in Westerly promoted prostitution
An Uncasville woman who lost her massage therapist license in Connecticut after she failed to disclose a New York conviction for promoting prostitution at a spa in that state has applied to open a spa and massage parlor in Westerly.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
No Serious Injuries After North Stonington Rollover
North Stonington Volunteer Fire Company responded to reports of a vehicle rollover just before 1 a.m. Sunday, July 6, on Mystic Road in North Stonington.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Stonington community observe the Bicentennial of the Battle
Two hundred years ago next month, four ships of the British Royal Navy plus a new "bomb ship" called the Terror , as well as small boats for amphibious landings arrayed themselves before the village of Stonington and declared their intention to destroy the town.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Fourth of July parades, music and more
Independence Day festivities ratchet up for the weekend, with parades aplenty around the area.
A gift in good hands
The important role played by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut in augmenting the charitable inclinations of the people who call our region home was demonstrated once again this week with the announcement that it had received the largest gift in its 31-year history.
Magnet school costs raise some local concerns
Groton schools Superintendent Michael Graner supports school choice, but since it allows students to leave Groton, he wants to make sure the district stays competitive and pulls students in, too.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
State's Amistad audit months overdue; spending of loan investigated
Seven months after it was supposed to be finished, a firm hired by the state continues to work on its audit of how Amistad America spent $8 million in state funding under its former president and CEO Greg Belanger.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
61st annual Blessing of the Fleet will be July 27 in Stonington
The celebration remember members of the local commercial fishing fleet who have died at sea as well as prays for the safety and success of the captains, owners and crews that will go to sea in the coming year.
North Stonington finance board pick questioned, defended
Following allegations that Board of Finance Chairman Dan Spring was appointed to the board illegally, the town's law firm has said a strong argument can be made that the appointment is acceptable.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Summer Nights Music
Doors open at 5:00 for this unforgettable evening of music from 7-9:30. The Jonathan Edwards Winery in North Stonington kicks off the summer with Brothers McCann from Boston and special guests.