MYSTIC — Doris Mager, an energetic, 93-year-old no-nonsense Connecticut native, is a triple force. A raptor advocate, an educator and an activist, Mager is a force of nature, a force to be reckoned with, and a force for good. She's traveled around the country, giving talks at libraries, scho…

GROTON — Chelsea Groton Bank has reported net income of nearly $11.3 million for 2018, an increase of 85 percent from 2017. Assets also increased, to $1.1 billion, a gain of 3.9 percent, according to the mutual bank's annual report. President and CEO Michael Rauh detailed the figures at the …

STONINGTON — The proposed $73.6 million budget for the 2019-20 fiscal year is heading to a vote on April 30, after a first reading of the final document was completed in a tidy, six-minute annual town meeting at Stonington High School Monday night.

MYSTIC — A small, experienced group of residents has helped transform the landscape and environmental practices of the StoneRidge retirement community — efforts that are especially noticeable around the time of Earth Day and spring cleanup in New England. 

Tolls might not appear on Connecticut highways for years to come, but Gov. Ned Lamont sees an opportunity for the state to obtain some much-needed transportation funding before the first overhead collector is even installed.

HARTFORD — Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut's governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight.

PAWCATUCK — Dressed in his Cub Scout uniform, Liam Young knows he looks exactly like the picture of his great-grandfather, Thomas Benton Young Jr., an Eagle Scout who attended the first national Scout Jamboree on the National Mall in 1937.

Charter Oak Credit Union has reported 2018 net income of more than $8.23 million, a gain of 33.7 percent from year-end 2017. The credit union, in the latest report to its federal regulator, also said that its membership had grown during the year by 5,845, to 74,149 members.

STONINGTON — It's a typical Lenten Friday morning in Stonington Borough. The smell of deep-fried fish fills the air in the Main Street neighborhood surrounding The Portuguese Holy Ghost Society and parking spaces are tough to find. People are filling the sidewalks, heading toward the large w…

STONINGTON — With multiple changes ahead because of the middle school consolidation and other factors, the Board of Selectman finished naming the members of a committee Wednesday that will study the town’s public buildings.

    The Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport Museum, which opened in 2016, received an award Friday from the WoodWorks-Wood Products Council, based in Washington, D.C. Recognized in the “Commercial Wood Design–Low-Rise” category, the 14,000-square-foot building received one of the nine…

    STONINGTON — The Water Pollution Control Authority is requesting $300,000 for a two-year "inflow and infiltration" study of the Mystic treatment sewage plant, in part to pave the way for activating a diversion line that would send more of the town's effluent to its plant in the Borough.The M…

    STONINGTON — The owners of Seaport Marine sought feedback from the Architecture Design Review Board on Monday on a preliminary proposal for building a boardwalk, hotel, restaurant, apartments, townhouses, a marine services building and a new boat basin on a 11.5-acre site at 2 Washington St.…

    STONINGTON — For the better part of the past decade, Seth Wakeman had served as the face of the Quiambaug Fire District while his wife, Joanna, provided support behind the scenes. Members of the agency are now mourning the sudden loss of the couple, which Quiambaug Fire District President Jo…

    MYSTIC — While there’s nothing “wrong” with Coogan Boulevard, a four-lane route carved into the hill behind Olde Mystic Village and Mystic Aquarium between Route 27 and Jerry Browne Road, improvements to the roadway could increase Stonington’s grand list around Mystic’s “Golden Triangle.”

    STONINGTON — At a public hearing Tuesday, the Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously voted to rezone the Mystic River Boathouse Park property to the Marine Heritage District, a move that will provide increased architectural flexibility in the height and size of future boathouse designs.