Mystic Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Mystic gets readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Day

    The weather is warming, finally, the tourists are returning for weekend getaways and the locals are getting outdoors to explore. Seemingly on cue, exciting things are happening in downtown Mystic .

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  2. Children's book illustrator-author R.W. Alley and writer Zo B. Alley come to MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | The Day

    Paddington, of course, has starred in his own popular line of children's books written by Michael Bond, starting in the 1950s and continuing to today. A number of artists have drawn Paddington over the years, and one of them - R.W. Alley - will be at Bank Square Books in Mystic on Saturday.

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  3. Pass bill that bans sale of ivoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Day

    Voters should urge their elected state representative and state senator to cosponsor HB 5578, which would ban the commercial sale of ivory. Ivory is now dubbed "blood ivory" because of the involvement of Africa-based terrorist and militia groups in mass killing of elephants.

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  4. Coogan Farm will dedicate two restored buildings April 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Day

    Mystic - A five-year, $5-million effort will come to fruition Monday and others gather to mark the official opening of the welcome center and nature and arts barn at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center's Coogan Farm on the 70th anniversary of the wildlife sanctuary's founding. Representatives of the families for whom the two buildings are named will "cut the vine" at 1 p.m. April 25 to officially open the Jules X. Schneider Nature & Arts Barn and John E. Avery House & Welcome Center at the 45-acre property acquired by the nature center in 2013, following a two-year fundraising effort in partnership with the Trust for Public Land.

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  5. Long-awaited construction begins on former Central Hall block in downtown MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Day

    Groton – After 16 years, crews have begun demolishing the foundation of the former downtown Central Hall block in downtown Mystic. Rich Pinder, co-owner of New England Marine Construction, said demolition work began on April 13 and could be done in a few more days.

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  6. Charter Oak christens Mystic branch, announces aquarium donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    Mystic - Charter Oak Federal Credit Union opened its 15th branch here today, announcing at the same time that it was making a $15,000 donation to Mystic Aquarium and will sponsor the aquarium's new frogs exhibit, scheduled to debut May 28.  “This is a great organization that believes in the community,” Stonington First Selectman Rob Simmmons said of Charter Oak, which hosted public grand-opening ceremonies at the new branch at Route 27 and Hendel Drive, just off Exit 90 of Interstate 95. Simmons called the location “prime,” noting that more than 3 million visitors a year take the exit.

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  7. Mystic author teaches life skills through fairy talesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | The Day

    In 1995, author Lisa Saunders brought stories of her childhood summers on the farm to life through her children's book “Ride a Horse, Not an Elevator.” More than 20 years later, one of those stories is coming back to teach table setting and hygiene in her latest book, “Once Upon a Placemat.” Saunders, who lives in Mystic, has written books for both children and adults, said she received several emails from parents reading “Ride a Horse, Not an Elevator,” saying the book helped their children learn how to set the table. Saunders had included a tale in the book about her grandmother teaching her the skill when she visited her farm, and she decided to give the tale its own book.

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  8. Business-advisory agency opens new Mystic spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Day

    Mystic - The business-advisory group SCORE is partnering with the Greater Mystic Area Chamber of Commerce to start counseling startups and growing companies out of chamber offices in the Packer Building. SCORE, a national organization associated with the U.S. Small Business Administration, offers free help in writing business plans, helps connect firms with lending partners and even offers advice on e-marketing and other areas.

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  9. 'A history both tragic and fruitful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Day

    The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, now in its 70th year, is one of the region's oldest environmental organizations. The creation of the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center in Mystic signifies a pivotal time for the Nature Center, the community and the entire region.

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  10. New shops come in as Mystic evolvesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | The Day

    Chef Adam Young of Westerly, owner of Sift, a new business preparing to open next month, Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Mystic - Downtown Mystic is on the upswing as the majority of empty storefronts that had popped up during the off season have been filled just in time for tourists to descend.

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  11. Groton woman named Connecticut Library Association's volunteer of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Day

    Terry Ziegler, of Groton, delivers books from Groton Public Library on Friday to a woman in her bed. Groton - Terry Ziegler brings books to people who can't get to the library on their own and, on one visit, she met a woman's daughter who had cancer.

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  12. Helping injured penguin, building underwater robot among Mystic Middle School STEM offeringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Day

    Mystic Middle School Seaperch team member Baxter Menzies, 11, puts the team's underwater submersible into the pool at the Westerly YMCA for testing Thursday, March 24, 2016. Stonington - In February, 10 Mystic Middle School students spent the day at Mystic Aquarium getting to know an African penguin with a torn tendon who needed their help.

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  13. State should work with Groton on reuse of Mystic Oral School siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | The Day

    Perched at the top of a hill with views of the upper reaches of the Mystic River, the former Mystic Education Center site holds prime economic development opportunity for Groton and the region. Unfortunately, the dismal record the state demonstrated in its handling of redevelopment efforts at the former Norwich Hospital and Seaside Regional Center in Waterford properties seem to be playing out again in Mystic.

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  14. Rollover in GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    Old Mystic Firefighters and Groton Town Police work the scene of a single car, rollover accident on Cow Hill Road in Groton, Tuesday, April 12, 2016. One person was transported to the hospital by Mystic River Ambulance.

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  15. April events for the Mystic VFW postRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Day

    Mystic - The Veterans of Foreign Wars Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263 has several events for the month of April. The ladies auxiliary will have their ham and bean supper on April 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. for a cost of $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 for children under the age of 10. Take-outs are available for $1 extra.

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  16. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    Nathan Lindsey, 21, of 134 Faireview Ave. was charged Saturday with driving with a suspended license and failure to obey a stop sign. Dante Hughes, 29, of 4 Waco Court was charged Friday with interfering with a police officer, driving while using a handheld mobile electronic device and driving without a license.

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  17. Stonington police charge three in prostitution incidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Day

    Stonington _ Police made three prostitution related arrests on Friday, bring the number to four the number of prostitution arrests made here over an eight- day period. According to police, the arrests were the result of local detectives and the Regional Community Enhancement Task Force using undercover officers to investigate possible prostitution at two Mystic hotels.

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  18. Spicer Mansion getting new life as innRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The Day

    Candice Traskos, director of communications with Ocean House Management, shows the entertaining room of the Spicer Mansion in Mystic Wednesday, March 30, 2016, currently undergoing renovations to become a micortel. Mystic - The freshly restored Spicer Mansion across from Mystic & Noank Library will open May 4 as an eight-room ultra luxury boutique inn featuring a speakeasy with a cigar lounge, private restaurant, parquet floors and a widow's walk big enough for entertaining.

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  19. Cast members of a oeKing Arthur in Contemporary Connecticuta rehearse...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Day

    Is this called synergy? A play loosely inspired by Mark Twain's classic “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court” is going to be staged ... at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, where the legendary author wrote that novel in the late 1800s. Don't fret, southeastern Connecticut theater fans: the production, presented by Mystic-based Emerson Theater Collaborative, will be staged in Mystic as well.

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  20. Tourism officials optimistic despite budget cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Day

    Mystic - Connecticut tourism marketing has been cut by more than half from spending levels of just a few years ago, leading the state to eliminate television advertising and focus on a digital and social-media campaigns for spring and summer. Tim Sullivan, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Economic and Community Development, said Friday during a breakfast meeting of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut that he is nevertheless optimistic about this year's Still Revolutionary campaign, which is being backed by $6 million in state funding.

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