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  1. Businesses decide to close or open on snowy days based on parking, clientele, employee factorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Day

    Business operators in southeastern Connecticut have had to make more than a few tough calls this winter on staying open in the face of an unrelenting series of winter storms. And many of them say the question of opening or closing comes down to whether their customers and employees are safe on the roads - and, in New London at least, on whether the streets and sidewalks are cleared or a parking ban has been called.

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  2. Superintendents confer, monitor, go outside to see for themselves before canceling schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Day

    "He sends me a heads up quite far in advance," Graner said of Terry Henkle, a retired meteorologist who is now the curriculum coordinator for grades 6-12 science. "As soon as there's a concern about weather, he writes me an email."

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  3. Mohegans unveil plans for $120 million hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    Mohegan - With Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman seated nearby, Mohegan tribal and gaming officials today unveiled plans for the Earth Hotel, a $120 million addition to Mohegan Sun, the tribe's flagship casino.

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  4. Zone change hearing set for Old Lighthouse MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    Stonington - The Stonington Historical Society is seeking a zone change that would help pave the way for its plan to renovate and expand the Old Lighthouse Museum at Stonington Point. The borough Planning and Zoning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on the application for April 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall.

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  5. Winter's bumpy ride means potholes aplenty on local roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Day

    Tom Spinnato of Groton, a full-time employee with New London Department of Public Works, clears snow and ice from storm drains Wednesday at the intersection of Broad and William streets in New London. Spinnato, who is scheduled to participate in Sunday's Penguin Plunge, offered to let his largest event sponsor select a beard color.

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  6. Stonington board approves Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | TheDay.Com

    Mystic - The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special-use permit Tuesday for the creation of the Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center on Route 27. The commission attached eight stipulations to its approval, including one that is designed to address concerns by commission members about the number and size of special events that the center's owner, the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, might hold there. The commission agreed that no third-party private events such as weddings will be allowed on the property until the nature center returns to the commission with clarification about its plans for special events.

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  7. Hawking hungry over the MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | TheDay.Com

    An adult red-shouldered hawk takes flight Tuesday in search of food from a tree high over the frozen Mystic River in Stonington.

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  8. L+M asks six towns to help with funding for paramedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | The Day

    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital is asking leaders of six local towns to help close the $500,000 annual deficit in its budget for paramedic services. Ron Kersey, coordinator for L+M emergency medical services and manager of the paramedic intercept program, said the hospital is hoping East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, New London, Stonington and Waterford will agree to contribute a total of $250,000 to $300,000 annually toward the paramedic program.

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  9. Old Mystic man charged with driving without ignition interlock deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Day

    Stonington - Police charged an Old Mystic man previously convicted of drunken driving with driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock device as well as driving under the influence Monday night. John M. Couto 53, of 34 Riverbend Drive, was also charged with driving with a suspended license and traveling unreasonably fast after he was stopped on Roosevelt Avenue just before 9 p.m. Police said they charged Couto with avoiding or tampering with an ignition device because he was driving a vehicle not equipped with the device.

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  10. Sources: Three ECC schools apply to ShorelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Day

    Sources in the Shoreline Conference said Monday that three schools from the Eastern Connecticut Conference have "filed their paperwork" with an intent to apply to the Shoreline. Waterford, Bacon Academy and Stonington notified the Shoreline on Monday, a few days after learning that seven northern schools from the ECC applied to the North Central Connecticut Conference, imperiling the future of ECC, less than a month after league principals voted to stay together.

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  11. Stonington first selectman wants to add five jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Day

    Stonington - In his first proposed budget as first selectman, George Crouse recommended last week that the town add or fill five full-time positions. These include the director of planning, which has been vacant since the death of Bill Haase in 2012, a director of economic development, assistant building official, a grant writer and a grant secretary.

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  12. Stonington among towns to oppose tax break for golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Day

    Stonington - First Selectman George Crouse and chief elected officials from several other communities have opposed a proposed General Assembly bill that would reclassify golf courses as open space, a move that would dramatically lower their assessments and the taxes they pay. In Stonington's case, the change would affect Pequot Golf Course, Elmridge Golf Course and the Stonington Country Club, lowering their combined assessments by more than $1,949,420.

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  13. Aquarion seeks nominees for Environmental ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Day

    Aquarion Water Co., which serves customers in Mystic and Stonington, is seeking nominations of individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations whose volunteer efforts have protected or improved the state's natural resources for its 5th annual Environmental Champion Awards. "Each year, we are seeing more and more outstanding projects enter the Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards that not only help preserve our state's environment, but also deliver impactful results," said Charles V. Firlotte, president and CEO of Aquarion Water Co.

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  14. Stonington lobster case ends in mistrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Day

    Superior Court Judge John M. Newson declared a mistrial in the case of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia Friday after a six-member jury told the court it was unable to reach a unanimous decision. Maderia, 28, captain of the Lindy fishing boat, had represented himself at a trial for allegedly possessing four lobsters short of the 3 3/8 inch minimum in January 2014.

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  15. North Stonington outlines school project prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Day

    North Stonington - In an effort to build consensus and community support for a new school building plan, town and school officials on Thursday night discussed the priorities that should be included in an eventual plan. Members of the selectmen, education and finance boards told facilitator Nick Caruso from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education what their top priorities are based on a list devised by school board member Bob Carlson, who extracted them from the previously defeated plans.

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  16. Stonington lobsterman accused of keeping undersized catch defends himself at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Day

    Prosecutor Sarah E. Steere brought live lobsters into a New London courtroom for a demonstration of measuring techniques as the trial got underway Thursday of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, who is accused of harvesting undersized lobsters from local waters in January 2014. Justin Maderia, 28, and his brother Travis Maderia, fourth-generation lobstermen, operate the Lindy fishing boat out of Stonington Harbor and call their business Lobsterboys.

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  17. UPDATED: Stonington lobsterman accused of keeping undersize catch defends himself at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Day

    Prosecutor Sarah E. Steere brought live lobsters into a New London courtroom for a demonstration of measuring techniques as the trial got underway Thursday of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, who is accused of harvesting undersize lobsters from local waters in January 2014. Maderia, 28, and his brother Travis, fourth-generation lobstermen, operate the Lindy fishing boat out of Stonington Harbor and call their business Lobster Boys.

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  18. Osborne, New London beat Stonington in ECC girls' hoop semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Norwich - Charee Osborne had 15 points and eight rebounds as second-seeded New London High School rallied to beat No. 6 Stonington on Wednesday night, 48-43, in the first game of the Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' basketball semifinals at Norwich Free Academy.

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  19. General Assembly's transportation committee hears pros and cons of tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Hartford - The executive director of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association told the General Assembly's Transportation Committee Wednesday that electronic tolls would create "a substantial, viable and ongoing revenue source" for the state. The comments by Patrick Jones came as the committee held a public hearing on a bill that would establish tolls along major highways at the state's borders, including Stonington.

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  20. Fitch/Stonington earns ECC regular-season titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Fitch/Stonington's Dakota Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200-yard individual medley, an event he won in 2:07.31 as the Falcons won their first outright ECC regular-season title since 2006-07 with a 93-90 win over rival East Lyme on Tuesday. East Lyme - It was moments after Tuesday's meet when Fitch/Stonington swim coach Ken Berg said, "Thank God for Dakota Williams."

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