STONINGTON — The Stonington Shellfish Commission has closed three conditional shellfishing areas because of the recent rainfall: Area A, Area B, and Outer Quiambaug Cove. These areas will remain closed to the harvesting of clams, oysters, and mussels for a minimum of seven days. To determine…

    GROTON — The Chamber of Commerce of Eastern CT will  host an inaugural "State of the Submarine Base" luncheon featuring Capt. Paul Whitescarver on Wednesday, April 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton. Tickets are available at ChamberECT.com/events o…

      CHARLESTOWN — St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 15 East Beach Road, will hold a one-day Vacation Camp on Monday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. The camp will include singing, storytelling and crafts for children ages 3 years (with preschool experience) to fifth grade.

        NORTH STONINGTON — The North Stonington Garden Club is now accepting applications for the 2019 Anna Coit Memorial Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship is granted annually to a student pursuing higher education in agriculture, conservation, environmental studies, horticulture, landscape design…

          MYSTIC — Eastern CT Housing Opportunities, Connecticut Green Bank and PosiGen will host a "Solar For All" informational workshop for New London County homeowners on Saturday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. The program will be held at the JX Barn at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center's Coogan Farm…

            GROTON — The Noank Baptist Church’s annual bazaar will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church Meeting House at 18 Cathedral Heights in Noank Village. The bazaar will feature Christmas decorations, presents, baked goods and knickknacks. Lunch will be available from …

              On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, and their families will collect food for their annual “Scouting for Food” drive, a service project of the Boy Scouts of America. This is the 31st annual food drive of the Scouts’ Narragansett Counci. It assists families throughout Rhode Island…

                WESTERLY — The Westerly Community Credit Union is  accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys through Friday, Nov. 30, to benefit the Minis Making A Difference charity. For every toy donated, the donor will receive one entry into a drawing to win a $100 Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce gi…

                  ​​​​​NORTH STONINGTON — The Southeastern Connecticut Regional Resources Recovery Authority will host a hazardous household waste collection session from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Wheeler Middle School parking lot. The event will include paper shredding as well as destruction of electro…

                    PROVIDENCE — The state Department of Environmental Management will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification testing for the 2019 season. Certification is required for lifeguard positions at all Rhode Island beaches. Surf tests for lifeguards working at all types of swimming facil…

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