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Premium Content Groton voter registration for Republican primary

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:32 pm

To give new voters the chance to register for the Republican primary on August 12, the town Republican registrar will hold voter registration from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on July 29 at the Registrar of Voters office in the Groton Human Services...


Premium Content Fitch Middle School seeks funding for utilities, minor repairs

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:25 pm

The town will need approximately $68,000 to pay utilities at Fitch Middle School and may need an additional $20,000 to make minor repairs like fix roof leaks when it takes over the building from the school department, Public Works Director Gary...


Premium Content Meeting set on Old Mystic post office hours

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

The U.S. Postal Service will hold a community meeting on July 30 to discuss the results of a survey that asked customers about slightly decreasing the hours the Old Mystic post office is open or study other options.


Premium Content Norwich committees agree on need for new police station request for proposals

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:25 am

The Public Safety Committee agreed with a recommendation from the Police Station Study Committee that the City Council put out a request for proposals for a new police station.


Premium Content Saturday evening hours including live chat added for problem gamblers

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:23 am

United Community and Family Services has launched a Saturday evening online gambling chat.


Premium Content New online map of state blue-blazed trails launched

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

Getting out on the Connecticut Forest & Park Association’s network of blue-blazed hiking trails just became easier, thanks to the recent launch of a new interactive online trails map.


Premium Content Plans for Preston indoor soccer, softball facility challenged

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:21 am

The owner of Fleming’s Plaza on Route 165 plans to build a 44,000-square-foot indoor soccer complex on adjacent commercial land at the corner of Route 165 and Wininger Drive.


Premium Content North Stonington official warns towns of tribal land claims

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:19 am

North Stonington First Selectman Nicholas Mullane warned the selectmen here Wednesday that proposed revisions to the way the BIA recognizes tribes could soon mean that the Paucatuck Eastern Pequot tribe will claim land in Stonington.


Premium Content Long live the king

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Garrett Donahue, 8, of East Longmeadow, Mass., shouts "I'm the king of the world" Wednesday after climbing out on some rocks along the Groton Long Point shoreline while watching the Mystic River Mudhead Sailing Association's Wednesday night race...


Premium Content Groton City cleaning up its act with blight rules

 July 10, 2014; Updated: 12:02 am

City leaders recently passed three ordinances to crack down on people who allow their properties to become dilapidated or unsightly, and business are investing in downtown, bringing some new life to the area.


Premium Content Preliminary discussions of Gateway's commercial phase to begin

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

Gateway Commons is a planned residential and commercial village in the vicinity of Interstate 95's exits 73 and 74. The town had approved a master plan for the project five years ago, but the development had stalled during the economic downturn.


Premium Content State extends its oversight of New London’s schools

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:13 am

The state Board of Education on Wednesday afternoon extended the term of the state-appointed special master tasked with overseeing the city’s schools through the end of June 2015.


Premium Content Hillary Clinton supporters line up for tickets to upcoming book-signing

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:09 am

R.J. Julia Booksellers took orders for hundreds of copies of Hillary Clinton’s “Hard Choices” Wednesday morning, setting the stage for the potential Democratic presidential candidate’s upcoming book-signing at the store, a...


Premium Content Preserving heritage at Mashantucket Pequot Educational Powwow

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:07 am

Dancers demonstrated Native American dance and culture during the annual Mashantucket Pequot Educational Powwow Wednesday at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.



Premium Content Severe thunderstorm watch issued for northern New London County

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 9:15 pm

The National Weather Service Wednesday evening issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Middlesex County, the northwestern portion of New London County and eastern New Haven County.


Premium Content Walking tour Saturday includes Uncas Leap

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 6:05 pm

The Norwich Historical Society will continue its second Saturday walking tours with a tour of the historic Uncas Leap area and discussion of the legends associated with 17th century Mohegan Indians at the site.


Premium Content North Stonington woman given conservation award

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

North Stonington resident Anne Nalwalk served as president of Avalonia Land Conservancy for 22 years.


Premium Content Super moon paddle scheduled for Saturday night

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 5:25 pm

The Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association is offering a series of evening kayaking excursions on the Wood and Queen’s rivers timed to take advantage of the season’s super full moons.


Premium Content Napatree Point horseshoe crab walk Saturday

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 3:59 pm

Horseshoe crabs come ashore to spawn during the high tides of the new and full moon. Volunteers will help count, measure and tag the animals.


Premium Content Grant-funded backpacks to equip nature center hikers

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 3:54 pm

Each pack includes field guides, binoculars, compasses, notebooks, pencils, magnifying glasses, nets and other equipment.


Premium Content Road in Montville to get town services after nearly 20 years of pleas for help

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 10:43 am

Maynard Road residents can now expect to start receiving town services after residents voted to amend a Town Council vote from almost 20 years ago that resulted in the town abandoning the road.


Premium Content Borough barnacle busting

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:27 am

Eric Snurkowski of Ledyard power-washes the barnacle formations off lobster traps Tuesday at Stonington Town Dock in Stonington borough. Snurkowski is a crew member aboard several fishing vessels including Allegiance, Lil-Bit and two others.


Premium Content Pro-playground author, advocate of free play, coming to region in October

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:22 am

This fall, the Community Coalition for Children, a local organization that strives to improve the lives of children in eastern Connecticut, will bring Darell Hammond to New London to speak.


Premium Content School site still backed for new Norwich police station

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 12:14 am

In its final report, the Police Station Study Committee stands by its original choice of the former William A. Buckingham School site as the best and most cost-effective option for a new police station.


Premium Content Public garden at former Noank School gains Groton Town Council support in 5-3 vote

 July 9, 2014; Updated: 11:59 pm

The Town Council on Tuesday authorized the town manager to draft a “memorandum of understanding” to allow the former Noank School to be used as a public garden.


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