MYSTIC — State Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, has received the 2019 Champion of Elder Care Award July 11 from the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities / Connecticut Center for Assisted Living.

STONINGTON —Developers of the proposed Smiler’s Wharf project at the downtown Mystic waterfront withdrew their application Tuesday morning, and a hearing scheduled for the evening before the Stonington Planning & Zoning Commission was canceled.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A research scientist who worked at NASA and a chronic disease epidemiologist are just two of Yale University's renowned female graduates, professors and staff who have gone unmentioned on the pages of Wikipedia.

STONINGTON — Several hundred people showed up Monday evening at Stonington High School for a special Planning and Zoning Commission meeting to address a proposed zoning change for the Smiler’s Wharf project on the downtown Mystic waterfront, and their sentiment was nearly unanimous: no.

CHELSEA, Mass. — Guatemalan bakeries, Honduran restaurants and Salvadoran markets are joining an already ethnically diverse mix of businesses in downtown Chelsea, a tiny industrial city across the Mystic River from Boston.

STONINGTON — The Mystic River Boathouse Park Implementation Committee Monday approved a draft memorandum of understanding to be presented to the State Historic Preservation Office regarding a historic house on the park property based on suggestions in a report from a historical consultant. 

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts motor vehicle department wasn't properly processing out-of-state notifications about driving offenses, instead putting them into storage bins where they were left untouched, an investigation found.

PORTLAND, Maine — Baby lobsters are continuing to appear in high numbers off some parts of Canada while tailing off in New England, raising questions about what the valuable shellfish’s population will look like in several years.

    MYSTIC — The Mystic Garden Club has announced the award of more than $27,000 in grants, scholarships and donations. The following organizations received grants: Avalonia Land Conservancy Inc., Denison Society, Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center/Coogan Farm, Eastern Connecticut Community Garde…

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013.

      WATERFORD — Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has received the Corporate Sponsor of the Year and Corporate Benefactor Awards from the United Way of Southeastern Connecticut for its support of the agency's 2018-2019 annual campaign. During the 2018-2019 United Way campaign, the credit union's …

      WESTERLY — Watch Hill summer resident Deborah Goodrich Royce, often recognized for her support of the arts and involvement with preservation, cultural and charitable organizations — not to mention her acting career — can now lay claim to another accomplishment: She has just published her fir…

      STONINGTON — In a strongly worded letter to the Stonington Planning & Zoning Commission, a top state regulator said that the Smiler's Wharf project as proposed for the Mystic waterfront does not comply with coastal management law or the town's development plan, and would pose a potential…

      MYSTIC — Construction has started on the $20 million Hartford HealthCare medical/residential complex on a 70-acre parcel off Jerry Browne Road, developer David Lattizori said Friday.

      STONINGTON — With little debate and after hearing one dissenting voice from the public, the Economic Development Commission voted unanimously on Wednesday night to draft a letter of support for a zoning amendment for Smiler’s Wharf that would allow for the development of a boutique hotel, a …