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Bill would create list of chemicals harmful to children
Several industry associations spoke out against the bill and said they wanted chemicals to be regulated at the federal level, while many legislators on the committee said they had waited long enough for the federal government.
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Connecticut bill requires unsafe chemicals to be listed
Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation that would require several state agencies to come up with a list of chemicals that are considered highly unsafe to children.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Easing Tribal Recognition Standards A Bad Idea
Unless it can be stopped, Connecticut is about to get rolled by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs.
UPDATED: Four displaced by fire in North Stonington
North Stonington Four people were displaced by a fire Wednesday that badly damaged a home at 256 Cossaduck Hill Road.
Sierra Club to celebrate spring by drowning a snowman in effigy
New London - The Sierra Club's Southeast Group will sponsor its annual spring social at 5:30 p.m. March 19 at the Nautilus Room at Ocean Beach Park.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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.
Stonington puts $50,000 in budget proposal for elementary school design work
The town has included $50,000 in the proposed 2014-15 budget to fund the design of the long stalled elementary school renovation and expansion project.
Old Lyme history has a new place to call home
Tim Griswold, co-chairman of the Old Lyme Historical Society, and Mark Lander, not pictured, greet society member Jennifer Hillhouse in the town Grange Hall on Friday.
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.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Malloy to Obama: Block new tribal
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is asking President Barack Obama to block proposed changes in the criteria for federally recognizing Indian tribes that could hand three Connecticut tribes permission to build casinos.
Proof magnet school concept works
Southeastern Connecticut residents have many reasons to be proud of the 3-year-old Marine Science Magnet High School located in Groton.
Something fishy going on
Joe Abbott of Westerly, left, a member of the fish and chips crew, chats Friday with customers Andrew Tellier, back left, Rich Moravisk, back right, Claire Tellier, front left, and Kathie Moravisk, all of Groton, during opening day of the Portuguese Holy Ghost Society Friday Fish-n-Chips dinners in Stonington borough.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Updated: Stonington man dies from injuries sustained in Route 2 accident
A 53-year-old Stonington man who was the co-owner of a local hearing aid business died Thursday at Rhode Island Hospital from injuries he sustained Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle on Route 2 in North Stonington.
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
North Stonington residents hear options, costs for school renovation
The Board of Education and a Wheeler Gymnatorium music room packed with residents and town officials heard a presentation Wednesday night of several school renovation proposals.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Malloy expresses opposition to changes in tribal recognition process
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Monday delivered a letter to President Barack H. Obama expressing opposition to certain revisions to tribal recognition rules being considered by the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Man seriously injured after he was struck by car on Route 2 in North Stonington
A Stonington man was seriously injured Sunday night after he was hit by a car on Route 2 near the Holly Green Plaza.
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.