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Premium Content Water taxi surveys tally up support

 September 27, 2014

A total of 224 passengers on the Thames River water taxi that ran for two weekends this month responded to an online survey about the service, with 97 percent saying they had a positive experience.


Food Trucks Can Stay

 September 24, 2014

Armed with a survey showing Madison residents overwhelmingly favor allowing food truck vendors to stay at a more visible South Street location, the Board of Selectmen voted 4-1 on Sept. 22 to allow them to do so.


Premium Content Neighbors back Noank restaurant in dispute

 September 23, 2014

Noank residents post signs supporting Ford's Lobsters, which is appealing a cease and desist order.


Premium Content Spicing up Bank Street: New cafe owner hopes to help satisfy New London's growing taste for Thai food

 September 20, 2014

Lazy Leopard Thai Cafe makes its debut on Bank Street in New London.


Premium Content Gov. Malloy jumps on board with water taxi

 September 20, 2014

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Friday that his office will work to help bring regular water taxi service to the Thames River by next summer.


Premium Content Ocean Beach packs up for the season

 September 19, 2014

Jeff Mullen, owner of Action Amusements, cleans the canopy for the car and motorcycle ride while he and his employees work on breaking down and cleaning the rides Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 for the end of the season at Ocean Beach Park in New London.


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

 September 18, 2014

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.


Coffee Lovers Take Note

 September 17, 2014

DEEP RIVER - By Nov. 1, the Deep River Dunkin' Donuts will have a new location in town, one with more visibility and additional parking. The new location at 246 Main Street, across the street from Devitt Field, is...


Food Vendors Cashing In

 September 17, 2014

Business has been booming for the food truck vendors since the Board of Selectmen moved them to a more visible South Street location a few weeks ago.


Premium Content Mangetout closing downtown dining room

 September 16, 2014

Mangetout Organic Cafe in downtown New London is closing its doors.


Premium Content Groton City declares first block party a success

 September 15, 2014

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy jumped on the new water taxi between New London and Groton during its last day of service Sunday, taking time to walk down from Fort Street in the early afternoon sunlight to the first Summer in the City block party outside...


Premium Content Regional heritage park plan backers hope success translates to support

 September 13, 2014

Backers of a proposed regional heritage park that would have the Thames River water taxi as a main unifying element are wondering how to sustain the momentum.


Swallow flights on the river a popular seasonal spectacle

 September 8, 2014

The first swallows appear at sunset, inky flecks in a dusky pink sky. A cloud of birds forms, then another and another. Soon the entire sky is teeming with tree swallows - hundreds of thousands of them - swooping and swirling in a...


Premium Content The Amistad is in town for Mystic Eats

 September 6, 2014

A visitor to the Mystic River Park on Friday views the schooner Amistad.


Premium Content Former Bank Street Roadhouse reopens as The Old Roadhouse

 September 6, 2014

New London - It's the Roadhouse reincarnated.


Premium Content Dry run for water taxi planned this weekend on Thames River

 September 5, 2014

A free water taxi service linking historic, recreational and cultural sites on both sides of the Thames River will embark on pilot voyages this weekend and next, organizers said Thursday.


More Opinions Sought on Food Trucks

 September 3, 2014

Town officials are asking for help in deciding the future of food truck vending operations in Madison. The town is asking residents to fill out a six-question survey about the food trucks at the town's website, www.madisonct.org.


Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

 September 2, 2014

The death of an Arizona firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl who was firing a fully automatic Uzi displayed a tragic side of what has become a hot industry in the U.S.: gun tourism.


Premium Content Community comes together to revive water taxi idea

 August 30, 2014

The cities of Groton and New London have joined the state, Mystic Seaport and private donors to support a water taxi expected to run between Groton and New London during two weekends in September.


Premium Content Student getting her education at new family business

 August 28, 2014

Nineteen-year-old-old Nicole Scola of Watch Hill has received a real life education this summer that may be the envy of her MBA classmates at Quinnipiac University.

Scola, whose parents Nick and Jill purchased the The Cove restaurant in...


Food Vendors on the Move Again

 August 27, 2014

For the third time in several weeks, Madison food vendors have been moved to a new location.


Premium Content Tennis club to reopen

 August 27, 2014

Sale of Mystic facility waits on court approval

Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed during August in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, will reopen Sept. 2, according to Lex Kessler, owner of the club's management firm.



Time Again to Taste the Valley

 August 27, 2014

Celebrating the end of summer, the seventh annual Taste of the Valley returns Friday, Sept. 5 at 6 p.m. on the beautiful grounds of the Deep River Historical Society. The event is a celebratory evening of delicious food, great music, and...


Premium Content New restaurant to take place of East Lyme pizza eatery

 August 26, 2014

East Lyme - The recently closed Pizza Cucina restaurant on Boston Post Road in the Flanders section of town will be replaced by a new eatery, Il Pomodoro, operated by the owner of Buon Appetito in North Stonington.


Premium Content Tech firm exec to reopen Mystic Indoor Tennis

 August 21, 2014

Mystic - Mystic Indoor Tennis, which closed down Aug. 1 in the midst of bankruptcy proceedings, is expected to reopen in the next two months under new ownership.

Matt McCormack, a Mystic resident and chief executive of the successful...



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