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Is family tradition of fishing ending?
The trials and tribulations of contemporary commercial fishermen are well known in seaports throughout New England, but while their futures appear bleak in the eyes of some, there are others who dispute that notion.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Stonington schools resume today with some repair work continuing
As students return to school today, the top floor of West Broad Street School will be reopened to students and staff following repairs to its ceilings and walls.
'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
Malloy wants group to study use of Rocky Hill VA campus
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Monday he is forming an advisory group to review "the most effective use of the Department of Veterans Affairs Rocky Hill campus in order to support Connecticut's at-risk veterans' population."
Leader of Stonington Democrats: Get it over with, appoint Simmons as Stonington selectman
Democrat Town Committee Chairman Ray Trebisacci said Monday the Democrat-controlled Board of Selectmen should go ahead and appoint former Republican Congressman Rob Simmons to replace Glee McAnanly on the board.
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.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Foxwoods straining under heavy
The tribe that runs the country's largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump continues to batter the Foxwoods Resort Casino.
North Stonington, farmer reach compromise
Following the advice of a Freedom of Information hearing officer, selectmen compromised last week with a property owner who made several allegations against the town.
Demand for help sign of economic ills
Those who run the region's food pantries are seeing more local residents than ever regularly coming in for free food.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Stonington Bicentennial Celebration
The Stonington Historical Society sponsored the sale of commemorative philatelic covers on Saturday, August 9 at the Dime Bank on Cannon Square in the Borough of Stonington .
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Police logs - Aug. 19
Kyle Norton, 21, of 45 Laurel Leaf Drive, Gales Ferry, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, speeding and possession of narcotics.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Maria Gonzlaez, 24, of 19 Terrace Ave., was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, possession of a stolen vehicle marker plate and driving while her license is suspended.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
How far the Mashantuckets have fallen
I remember well the day in February 1992 when Foxwoods Resort Casino first opened its doors, planning to close the next morning at 2 a.m. The parking lots filled fast, and people began leaving their cars in muddy fields along Route 2, walking in the sleety rain along the side of the highway, a new pilgrimage through rural eastern Connecticut.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Accused bank robber with criminal past was longtime NL football volunteer
Stonington police said Jason Piontkowski Sr., seen here in an image caught by surveillance camera, robbed the People's United Bank at 12 Roosevelt Ave. on July 18, 2014.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Sen. Maynard, 'awake and responsive,' is transferred to Hospital for Special Care
State Senator Andrew Maynard, who suffered a traumatic head injury in a fall at his Stonington home more than three weeks ago is now "awake and is responsive to family and friends who have been by his side" according to a statement released this afternoon by his sister, Denise Mahoney.
Sen. Fasano says state needs more thorough auditing of Amistad America
State Sen. Len Fasano, R-North Haven, sent a letter to the state Office of Policy and Management today asking why it did not conduct a more complete audit of Amistad America.
Stonington is not alone in the region's 1812 story
Heroic Battle of Stonington was not the area's only War of 1812 event, "Key 1914 commemorated this weekend in Stonington," .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Police logs - Aug. 13
Michael A. Lefevre, 56, of 30 Winthrop Drive, Moosup, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.