STONINGTON — Dara Blackstone wasn't joking when she said she hoped Gian Carlo Menotti would never find out.
MYSTIC — The 2019 grand marshal for the Mystic Irish Parade will be announced Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the Mystic Fire Department B.F. Hoxie Station, 34 Broadway Ave.
STONINGTON — A committee that advises the town on the implementation of its Plan of Conservation and Development supported the idea Tuesday of forming a town historical advocacy committee that would evaluate the impact of development on historic and archaeological resources.
WESTERLY — Furloughed employees facing financial hardship because of the government shutdown will have their membership fee waived at the Ocean Community YMCA and its locations in Westerly, Mystic, and Wyoming.
PROVIDENCE — Cooper “Chick” Bacon, who pleaded guilty in federal court to seaman’s manslaughter in the 2015 death of Stonington resident Walter Krupinski, was sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $1,800 in restitution at a hearing in district federal court Thursday.
MYSTIC — Beginning Monday, the Mystic Aquarium is offering weekday complimentary admission to government employees whose jobs are affected by the government shutdown.
Motorists had to contend with minor street flooding along Route 1 in Stonington and large portions of Atlantic Avenue in Westerly on Sunday, January 20, 2019, following the overnight storm that quickly changed from snow to periods of heavy rain.
WESTERLY — Snow, then rain, then freezing rain — with some snow mixed in — then more snow, ending with a flash freeze that will drive temperatures down into the single digits: National Weather Service meteorologist Alan Dunham said the first significant storm of the winter is likely to bring…
KINGSTON — Commercial fishermen have very different perceptions of the impact of the Block Island Wind Farm than do recreational fishermen, according to a survey of both groups by a University of Rhode Island doctoral student.
The Town of Stonington will host a Community Conversation about coastal resilience solutions for downtown Mystic on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Mystic Fire Station, B.F. Hoxie Station, 34 Broadway Ave.
STONINGTON — The Economic Development Commission is considering strategies for attracting investment to the Campbell Grain property and several other sites around Pawcatuck.
PAWCATUCK — This year’s 29 contestants in the Pawcatuck Middle School Spelling Bee were so accurate, they blew through the official Scripps National Spelling Bee's 225-word list Tuesday and started working through the official backup list.
STONINGTON — Police in Connecticut and Rhode Island were searching Tuesday for a suspect who had burglarized a home along Barnes Road and then stole several cars en route to the Hartford area.
STONINGTON — The Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved site plans Monday for a 50-unit townhouse complex and 47,000-square-foot Hartford HealthCare medical building at the former Perkins Farm, a 70-acre site at 89 Jerry Browne Road.
STONINGTON — Two motorists are facing charges of driving under the influence following separate incidents, the first after traveling more than twice the speed limit and a second after nearly rear-ending a truck in front of an officer.
Stonington Public Schools' registration for kindergarten for the 2019-2020 school year will be held Friday, March 22, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Tuesday, March 26, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the District Administration Building at 49 N. Stonington Road, Old Mystic.
Westerly police say they've found no negatives in their first two years of working with a local surveillance camera registry. Now Stonington is launching its own program in hopes of finding the same success.
STONINGTON — The Stonington Democratic Town Committee voted unanimously Thursday night to select Jocelyn Kepple, a middle school teacher, as its choice for the Democratic seat on the Board of Selectman that was vacated by Kate Rotella at the beginning of the year.
MYSTIC — The Mystic Seaport Museum has expanded its hours for the public to view the traveling exhibition “Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition,” now open in the museum’s Thompson Exhibition Building until April 28.
STONINGTON — Superintendent Van Riley is proposing a zero percent increase for the 2019-20 school budget. Meeting Thursday with the Board of Education at the Stonington High School Commons, he said that consolidating the middle schools would save $1 million.
STONINGTON — A North Stonington woman is facing charges after police said she fled from the scene of an accident on New Year's Eve that destroyed a light pole along Route 1.
STONINGTON — The Board of Selectman voted Wednesday to buy four banners commemorating the 350th anniversary of the Town of Westerly for display in downtown Pawcatuck.
STONINGTON — A North Stonington man is due in court next week to answer charges that he had harassed Stephen Bessette, moderator of the Stonington Community Forum Facebook page, and Bessette's family.
STONINGTON — The town is working with the State Office of Historic Preservation to come up with a solution for two buildings located at the Mystic River Boathouse Park site, which is within a historic district.
STONINGTON — Police and environmental officials are now at the mercy of Mother Nature when it comes to finding a car that plunged into the Pawcatuck River on New Year's Day.
WESTERLY -- Westerly Community Credit Union has announced that Benjamin M. Servideo has joined its staff as a small business lending officer. He will assist current business members and new local businesses with their borrowing, deposit, and service needs.
STONINGTON — The Democratic Town Committee will likely endorse Mystic Middle School teacher Jocelyn Kepple on Thursday to fill Kate Rotella’s seat on the Board of Selectmen, but whether the two remaining selectmen will endorse Kepple is unclear.
STONINGTON — Police have added a syringe collection basket to the side of the medication disposal box in the department's front lobby as a safety precaution for officers, but was not encouraging people to use it with any regularity.
STONINGTON — Continued efforts over the weekend to locate a car that crashed into the Pawcatuck River at the end of Coggswell Street early New Year's Day were again unsuccessful, officials said Monday.
STONINGTON — Small business owners and those overseeing regional LLC companies are being asked to remain on high alert after a new scam demanding fees to register the LLC with the state.
STONINGTON — The Inland Wetlands & Watercourses Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a stormwater permit for Lattizori Development’s proposed $20 million Hartford HealthCare Corp. medical facility at Perkins Farm in Mystic.
HARTFORD — Not only will the Connecticut General Assembly be solidly Democratic when lawmakers convene Wednesday, it will also include more Democrats who call themselves progressive.
WESTERLY — Artist Elizabeth Ellenwood has always spent time on beaches and has long been fascinated "with the ocean and the creatures who inhabit it."
Westerly and Stonington Police continue to keep an eye out for a car that crashed into the Pawcatuck River behind the Malted Barley early Tuesday and was seen floating past the Bridge Restaurant soon after the incident.