STONINGTON — Better communication with school personnel about the upcoming middle school consolidation was the top request from about 35 parents who attended an information session Tuesday at Stonington High School.
STONINGTON — Initial site plans for Hartford HealthCare’s proposed $20 million, 47,000-square-foot medical facility at Perkins Farm received unanimous approval Monday from the town's Architectural Design Review Board.
STONINGTON — Neither snow nor rain will prevent local officers from donning a Santa cap in an effort to help those in need on Saturday.
WILLIMANTIC — Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. and SI Financial Group Inc. announced Tuesday that they have signed a merger agreement in which Berkshire will acquire SIFI and its subsidiary, Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company, in an all-stock transaction valued at $180 million. The Willima…
PAWCATUCK — A 30-year-old, 17-foot, 10,000-gallon steel oil tank was removed from West Broad Street School’s grounds Friday, creating a small construction site that will remain for a few more days.
MYSTIC — Because the Mystic Seaport Museum and two other stakeholders named in a 1954 will have yet to relinquish their claims to Enders Island, St. Edmund’s Retreat Center has proceeded with a quiet title action to establish its sole ownership.
STONINGTON — An effort by Connecticut law enforcement officers to "be hairy for charity" proved more productive than expected, producing a total of $91,126 in donations that will be given to the Connecticut Cancer Foundation.
WESTERLY — The League of Women Voters-South County will host a program, "How Does the Census Count You?" on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Westerly Library, 44 Broad St.
After 22 years in business, the Bean Counter Coffee Shop in Westerly near the Pawcatuck River Bridge recently closed. The sign was on its door on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Harold Hanka, The Westerly Sun
STONINGTON — Working with graham crackers, vanilla frosting, and marshmallows, 50 elementary students did their part to help the homeless at a gingerbread house workshop Thursday at Deans Mill School.
STONINGTON — The ordinance drafted by the Plastic Bags and Straws Ad Hoc Committee that would ban or limit the use of carryout bags and plastic straws in Stonington has been forwarded to the town attorney for review.
STONINGTON — Next spring, two new playscapes will replace the single one that was removed from the Town Dock playground in September because its footings had deteriorated.
STONINGTON — The College Board has placed Stonington High School on the 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll. Stonington is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada to receive the distinction, which was announced Thursday.
Members of the Chariho Vocal Select Chorus serenade folks strolling by during the 22nd annual Holiday Stroll & Luminaria held Wednesday evening in downtown Westerly and Pawcatuck. The event is sponsored by the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Merchants Association. Si…
STONINGTON — Enhanced enforcement over Thanksgiving week led to 27 citations in Stonington, including 18 issued to motorists and passengers who were not wearing their seat belts.
STONINGTON — Citing the need to clarify details, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted Tuesday to delay a decision on a zoning amendment that would broaden the allowable types of accessory dwelling units in town.
STONINGTON — The Mystic River Boathouse Park Implementation Committee voted unanimously Monday to send the park’s master plan to the Planning and Zoning Commission for a public hearing that would likely take place in February.
STONINGTON — Residents had an overwhelmingly positive response to plans to beautify the Velvet Mill district of Mystic at a meeting held by the Mystic River Boathouse Park Implementation Committee and the Board of Selectmen Saturday morning at Stonington High School.
MYSTIC — Dignitaries from several First Nations, Canada, Great Britain and the United States will gather at the Mystic Seaport Museum Saturday morning for the opening of an extraordinary arctic exhibit that will be on display in only two American museums.
Christmas trees were sprouting up along the shores of the Mystic River this week, with some atop the masts of sailing vessels, and some on docks.
PAWCATUCK — Davis-Standard LLC announced Wednesday that it has acquired Thermoforming Systems LLC of Yakima, Washington. TSL designs, manufacturers and markets thermoforming equipment for the North American food packaging industry. Terms were not disclosed.
Connecticut State Police will kick off the holiday season toy and gift collection on Saturday with a Stuff-A-Cruiser event, part of ongoing state and local efforts over the next few weeks in order to provide a happy holiday for the less fortunate.
Things are getting pretty hairy these days around the Westerly and Stonington police departments, and it's providing a major financial boost for children and those with cancer.
Thanksgiving weekend brings an opportunity for many throughout the region to spend time with friends and family, watch football, take part in holiday celebrations and enjoy time off from work.
STONINGTON — After an overwhelmingly positive response to the Nov. 13 public hearing on a potential plastic carry-out bag and plastic straw ordinance, members of the Plastic Bags and Straws Ad Hoc Committee hammered out details concerning education and enforcement Tuesday night.
The rivalry between Westerly and Stonington will be raised to a higher level at this year’s Thanksgiving football game.
STONINGTON — Questions have arisen about the potential removal of two buildings on Mystic River Boathouse Park site as well as the initial design of the boathouse to be built on the site.
PAWCATUCK — Assembling 500 cardboard boxes was a task St. Michael School seventh-graders tackled with gusto upstairs at the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center.
STONINGTON — This year on #GivingTuesday, supporters who donate to the Stonington Free Library have the opportunity to double their financial impact through a match offered by the newly-created Stonington Small Business Collaborative.
STONINGTON — Hartford HealthCare submitted a site plan to the town’s Planning Department Friday for a $20 million medical facility to be located at Perkins Farm.
WESTERLY— The American Red Cross said it is facing a blood shortage after a significant shortfall in donations in September and October. With the holidays approaching — typically a period of lower blood donations — blood and platelet donors and volunteer blood drive hosts are needed to avoid…