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Premium Content The strong, silent type in Mystic

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 7:41 pm

Two-year-old Moira Walsh, of Worcester, Mass., examines a Marine mannequin near the entrance to the Mystic Army Navy Store on West Main Street in Mystic Thursday. Moira has an Uncle Tony who is a Marine and getting married on Saturday.

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Premium Content Weekend of memories ahead for World War II veteran from Waterford

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 7:37 pm

On Saturday, John Bresser, 89, will participate in an Honor Flight from Boston to Washington, D.C. He and 60 other World War II veterans will visit the National World War II Memorial and view the Changing of the Guard at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Premium Content NLFD to receive grant top upgrade hoses, nozzles

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 4:35 pm

New London — The city’s fire department will receive $138,000 in federal grant funding to upgrade its hoses and nozzles, U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, announced Thursday.

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Premium Content Lockwood to hold Q&A session

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 3:20 pm

Andrew R. Lockwood Sr., the Republican candidate for the 39th District General Assembly seat, will hold a question and answer session at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23 at the Public Library of New London.

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Premium Content Mystic Seaport secures grant to help fund whaling ship Morgan exhibit

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 3:04 pm

Mystic – The Mystic Seaport announced today it is the recipient of a $150,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to support components of a new exhibit, "Voyaging in the Wake of the...

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Premium Content Groton, Old Saybrook among brownfield grant recipients

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 1:46 pm

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today announced the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development has awarded $1,698,400 in assessment grants to 11 municipalities to support property cleanup and advance the development of brownfield...

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Premium Content Salem school board appoints Democrat to fill Caron's seat

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:58 am

At a special meeting Monday night, the Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Democrat Phil Teixeira to fill the board vacancy left by the departure of fellow Democrat Margaret Caron.

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Premium Content Ledyard school consolidation, renovations plan moves forward

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:56 am

The Finance Committee on Wednesday voted in favor of asking bond counsel to prepare documentation for a school renovation project, keeping the town on track for a January 2015 referendum.

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Premium Content Norwich Free Academy football game to open with celebration of lights

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:53 am

Another new era will open Friday at the nearly 160-year-old Norwich Free Academy, as permanent energy efficient light towers will shine down on the athletic field for the first time in the Wildcats’ home opener against the East Lyme High...

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Premium Content Union claims New London school board violated labor agreement

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:51 am

The public works union late last month filed a complaint against the city and Board of Education alleging that the use of subcontractors at the school district's Early Childhood Center at Harbor School violated its collective bargaining agreement.

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Premium Content East Lyme selectmen vote to move forward with clinic

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:43 am

The Board of Selectmen voted Wednesday to move forward with a proposal for a new clinic for town employees that would be located within the community.

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Premium Content Commitee takes next steps toward making Thames River Heritage Park a reality

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:41 am

The committee working to create the Thames River Heritage Park agreed Wednesday on a strategy to move the plan forward, forming three subcommittees to focus on securing the foundational elements that would make the proposal a reality.

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Premium Content East Lyme residents approve purchase of Bayreuther property

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:35 am

By a majority vote, residents on Wednesday approved purchasing the roughly 40-acre Bayreuther property in the Oswegatchie Hills.

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Premium Content Stonington Charter Revision Commission holds first public hearing

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am

Residents at the Charter Revision Commission’s first public hearing Wednesday urged members to focus on the proposal that resulted in its formation — ensuring that Board of Finance elections are contested.

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Premium Content Fisherman casts his line in New London

 September 18, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

A fisherman casts his line into the Thames from the Custom House Pier in New London Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

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Premium Content Stonington planning board rejects Mystic Color Lab plan

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:16 am

The planning board on Tuesday night unanimously rejected a developer's proposal to modify a previous approval to develop the former Mystic Color Lab property into 55 luxury condominiums.

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Premium Content 33rd Senate District hopefuls face off in debate

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 8:39 pm

The voices of three parties with distinct views on the economy, environment and education filled the packed Lyme-Old Lyme Middle School auditorium on Tuesday.

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Premium Content Friends of Connecticut State Parks president honored

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:15 pm

Eileen Grant began her volunteering for state parks with the Friends of Harkness Memorial State Park in Waterford, serving as president from 1999 to 2003.

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Premium Content State investigating complaint by laid-off Poquonnock Bridge firefighters

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:12 pm

The State Board of Labor Relations has investigated the complaint filed by the Poquonnock Bridge Fire Fighters Association on behalf of nine firefighters laid off in July and is evaluating the merits of the case.

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Premium Content Ledge Light district offering smoking cessation class

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:11 pm

The program uses the American Lung Association’s “Freedom From Smoking” curriculum to help participants quit smoking in seven weeks.

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Premium Content Farrell scholarship will help with Ledyard High grad's doctoral program

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:07 pm

Zachary Higgins has been accepted into the University of Connecticut’s doctoral program in physical therapy.

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Premium Content Montville school board approves custodial contract

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

The agreement between the board and General Teamsters Local No. 493 includes a 50-cent raise to hourly wages each year for the next three years, starting this month.

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Premium Content State reviewing Groton’s plan to correct racial imbalance

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 5:35 pm

The State Board of Education will vote by Nov. 9 on whether to accept Groton’s plan to solve a racial imbalance in the schools.

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Premium Content 23rd House District hopefuls detail their stance on top issues

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 4:51 pm

Candidates for the 23rd House seat faced off Tuesday in a spirited debate covering the state's economy, taxes and educational system.

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Premium Content Input sought on Long Island Sound management plan

 September 17, 2014; Updated: 12:44 am

A new management and conservation plan for Long Island Sound identifies six problem areas that should be addressed by governmental agencies and environmental and university groups.

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