STONINGTON — A New York man is facing charges after the police said he led officers on a short chase that ended in Stonington Borough last week after he was caught attempting to scam the U.S. Post Office in Pawcatuck.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire lieutenant who died after helping two colleagues escape a burning home was dedicated to his family and his profession and took younger firefighters under his wing, speakers at his funeral Mass said Monday.
STONINGTON — When the executive director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center was searching the internet for information on developing the Greenmanville Trail at Coogan Farm and restoring the 400-year-old apple orchard there, she came across a familiar name with ties to Mystic and the farm.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs prescription drug costs, feeling a new urgency as the impeachment investigation advances amid the 2020 election campaign.
HARTFORD — Making it easier and faster to travel to and from New York City is a big selling point for two newly proposed multi-billion-dollar plans to overhaul Connecticut’s transportation system.
WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact…
If you are thinking that Westerly Police Chief Shawn Lacey is looking a little different these days, don't adjust your eyes or glasses.
STONINGTON — The five students who stood outside the Stonington High School auditorium Tuesday afternoon, chatting and laughing, looked like they stepped right out of the 1930s. Appropriately so.
STONINGTON — As Danielle Chesebrough prepares to take the reins from First Selectman Rob Simmons, she said collaboration between officials and moving quickly to hire the right staff to address the town's planning needs will be essential for the new Board of Selectmen to hit the ground running.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday.
STONINGTON — A Mystic man is facing DUI charges after the police said he made an illegal U-turn along Clara Drive and nearly struck another car.
STONINGTON — Penny LaPietra Thorne bent over a tray of freshly-baked shortbread cookies in her tidy, eclectic bakery-kitchen on a recent afternoon last week thoughtfully decorating each one with an intricate, curly-cue design.
WESTERLY — Concerned about the survival of the Episcopal Church and alarmed by the downward trends in church attendance, a local man felt the need to sound the alarm and "save a church in decline."
The small dam on Bill Rutan’s Stonington property began failing in 2010 after two major storms. Afterward, with help from a conservation group, he decided it was better to simply remove it than spend tens of thousands of dollars trying to repair it.
MYSTIC — The Connecticut Library Consortium held a lottery for five free Mystic Seaport Museum Library Memberships, underwritten by the museum’s Susan Lewin Memorial Library Membership Program. The lottery, to be held annually, is a result of the museum and the library consortium’s new three…
WESTERLY — Screenings for breast, prostate, cervical and colon cancer have become standard procedures. Dr. Louis Mazzarelli, a radiologist on the medical staff of Westerly Hospital and L+M Hospital, hopes that a lung cancer screening, for individuals who meet criteria for the test, becomes s…
MYSTIC — S&P Oyster Restaurant and Bar on Holmes Street in Mystic will continue its tradition of supporting local veterans by donating 20 percent of its revenue on Nov. 11 to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Day Benefit will run from 11:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
HARTFORD — Gov. Ned Lamont officially unveiled his latest transportation improvement plan Thursday, expressing a willingness to compromise, but noting an urgency to finally address Connecticut's long-standing transportation challenges.
KINGSTON — When University of Rhode Island seniors Luke Miller, of Mystic, and Alex Farley were asked to create a curriculum for a summer camp on artificial intelligence, they didn’t plan on it becoming a research project. However, after a summer of educating kids on AI, they realized that t…
The Westerly Pawcatuck Veterans Board of Control has scheduled the Veterans Day parade for Saturday, Nov. 9, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The parade will form in the Pawcatuck Shopping Center starting at 8:30 a.m.
STONINGTON — Election Day proved to be a historic day for the community as voters elected three women to serve on the Board of Selectmen.
A rise in the number of counterfeit prescription pills containing lethal amounts of fentanyl has led the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to issue and alert. While no such pills have been found in Westerly to date, police are urging residents to be alert to the dangers of the fentanyl-ba…
Today, voters from Stonington and North Stonington will go to the polls to elect local officials. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in both towns.
A nationwide collection on Oct. 26 led to the disposal of more than 92,000 pounds of unused and unwanted medications in New England, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said Monday.
PROVIDENCE (AP) — A Vermont man at the center of an inheritance dispute contributed to the 2016 sinking of the boat from which his mother was lost at sea, a federal judge ruled Monday.
GROTON — State Sen. Heather Somers of Groton was honored by the Connecticut Psychological Association as the organization's 2019 Distinguished Legislator. The award was presented at the group's annual convention at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station in Haddam.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to vote in both the Stonington and North Stonington’s municipal election. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in each community and those who are in line before 8 p.m. will be able to vote even after the deadline passes.
MYSTIC — Christine DiVirgilio drove to Mystic from her home in Salem, Massachusetts, one morning last week for the chance of a lifetime.
STONINGTON — With two Democrats and two Republicans vying for three positions on the town's Board of Finance, candidates are working to show voters why they would be the best choice to serve the community.
MONTPELIER, Vt. — Storms that began on Halloween killed at least two people, caused flooding, downed trees and power lines and damaged homes across the Northeast on Friday.
Westerly police collected 179.5 pounds of unused or unwanted medications during the Drug Enforcement Administration's fall National Drug Take Back Day last Saturday.
STONINGTON — A resident of the Wayside Inn on Liberty Street is facing charges after the police said he defied a warning by emergency dispatchers and blew smoke at a fire detection system in order to set it off.