Fire ravages 300-year-old home in North Stonington
North Stonington Fire damaged an unoccupied home at 291 Cossaduck Hill Road on Tuesday, the second fire in less than a week on the same rural stretch of Route 201.
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Dormant idea for heritage park gets new look from lawmakers
Local legislators are trying to revive the Thames River Heritage Park, first proposed in the late 1980s, and to do so, they are proposing to eliminate an advisory board made up of municipal representatives.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Editorial: When Indians are inconvenient
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has asked President Barack Obama to throw his not inconsiderable weight in blocking proposed changes in the criteria used in the federal recognition process for Indian tribes.
Police logs - March 11
Lamont Wise, 35, of 19 Pratt St., 1st floor, New London was charged Monday with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Community Rallying to Help Rebuild Collapsed Horse Barn
There's an all-out community effort underway to put a new roof over four horses from North Stonington.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Incident at YMCA Child Watch involving her son angers North Stonington mother
A North Stonington woman is seeking a change in Connecticut and Rhode Island child care law after she said a employee at the Westerly-Pawcatuck branch of the Ocean Community YMCA held a door closed from the outside and would not let her 2-year-old son out of a bathroom.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
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.
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.