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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.
Nonprofit plans for bookstore take shape
The Monte Cristo Bookshop's conversion to a nonprofit cooperative took a step forward this week when about 15 potential volunteers gathered at the Crocker House to plot a new direction for the 2-year-old business.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Foley, McKinney square off in Republican primary today
Of the two Republican gubernatorial candidates, party endorsed-candidate Tom Foley of Greenwich and state Senate Minority Leader John McKinney of Fairfield, McKinney has spent a relatively large amount of his time in Eastern Connecticut the week before the Republican primary.
The Daily Record
Celebrity odds and ends
Attendees at the New York City music festival where two people died last year will be required to watch an anti-drug video before admission this year.
Sen. Maynard's status
Monday marked three weeks since Sen. Andrew Maynard suffered a severe head injury in a fall outside his home in Stonington.
Stonington selectmen support allocating $200,000 for Davis Farm preservation
The Board of Selectmen on Monday voted in favor of allocating $200,000 from the town's open space fund to help boost the Stonington Land Trust's goal of preserving 168 acres of the Davis Farm in Pawcatuck.
Blue skies ahead for Jesse Terry
The idea of "home" has been, until recently, a bit of an abstract concept for singer-songwriter Jesse Terry.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Municipal leaders call for Connecticut meeting on proposed changes in federal recognition of tribes
Thirteen first selectmen and two mayors are calling for the U.S. Department of the Interior to conduct a public meeting in Connecticut on proposed changes in the federal-recognition process for Indian tribes.
The Hartford Courant
McKinney Focuses On Fairfield And Commuters In Final Day Before Primary
With less than 24 hours until he faces the voters in the Republican gubernatorial primary, John McKinney zeroed in on his hometown and top issue on Monday, campaigning in Fairfield in the morning and planning to ride Metro North to Grand Central Station in the afternoon.
Stonington police break up large party, arrest five
Police, with the assistance of state and Groton Town police, broke up a large party Friday night at 440 Al Harvey Road.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
A century later, she's back at the parade
Anna Coit, age 106 and a resident at Apple Rehab in Mystic, will be the grand marshal of Stonington's bicentennial parade of the Battle of Stonington.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Emporium's extreme makeover in Mystic
Above, Mystic Arts Center's Bill Middleton shows the ongoing construction inside the former Emporium building on Water Street in Mystic.