STONINGTON — Addison Fulling of Pawcatuck just disembarked from the most demanding adventure of her young life. As an 11-year-old home-schooled student of the Classical Conversations program, she was offered the opportunity to compete in the organization’s Memory Challenge with students from…

    BOSTON — Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. announced Friday that it had completed the acquisition of SI Financial Group Inc. and the merger of the Willimantic-based Savings Institute and Trust Company into Berkshire Bank.

    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 …

    STONINGTON — Because of heavy rainfall on Sunday, Stonington Shellfish Commission Chairman Donald Murphy announced that several shellfishing areas in town will remain closed until further notice.According to Murphy, Shellfishing areas A and B and the outer Quiambaug Cove area will be closed …

    STONINGTON — The cost of initial remediation of the collapsed mill building at 75 Stillman Ave. could be substantially lower than originally estimated, the Board of Finance was told Wednesday night at a special meeting in the Mystic Middle School cafeteria.

      STONINGTON — Frustration about a lack of communication and action on construction agenda items, as well as the quality of the HVAC systems at the West Vine and Deans Mill elementary schools, were the focal points of the Stonington's K-12 Building Committee's meeting Tuesday night at the dist…

      MYSTIC — Randall, Realtors, part of The Randall Family of Companies, has announced the sale of 4 Black Duck Road in Mystic for $2,632,500. The Charlestown-based company said that the price was the highest reported this year in New London County, according to data from the Connecticut Statewi…

        STONINGTON — The Stonington Village Improvement Association will host a Spring Boro Cleanup Day on Saturday, May 11, beginning at 10 a.m. at duBois Beach and the East Lawn. Other areas to be cleaned include Cannon Square, Wayland’s Wharf, the town playground, part of Wadawanuck Square and Ma…

          STONINGTON — Donald Raffo of Stonington has been appointed chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health by U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta. The committee advises OSHA on matters relevant to the safety a…

            The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that Sandy Point Island beach passes are available for purchase. The passes can be purchased online at www.thecomo.org or in person at the Stonington Community Center, 28 Cutler St., in Stonington.

              Because of Friday’s heavy rainfall, the Stonington Shellfish Commission has closed three conditional shellfishing areas: 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 the sta…

              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…

              The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday issued a memo to health care providers announcing that flu is no longer considered widespread in the state. The change in designation means that health care workers not yet immunized against the flu are no longer required to wear surgical mas…