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Premium Content Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin' takes us back to '64

Behind Norwich Free Academy's Cranston Hall on Friday, the buffed and polished parked cars were vintage. The assembled kids looked like proper 1960s Catholic-school students — the boys in...

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Premium Content Arizona Cardinals linebacker Matt Shaughnessy honored as Norwich Native Son

About 120 people gathered at Norwich Free Academy Wednesday to honor Matt Shaughnessy, Arizona Cardinals' outside linebacker, as this year's recipient of the Norwich Rotary and Women's City Club...

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Premium Content NFA athletic field to be closed for summer construction

Three summer construction projects, including installation of permanent lights, will force the closure of the popular track at the Norwich Free Academy athletic field, temporarily displacing summer...

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Premium Content Scrapyard software, new laws designed to thwart metal thieves

A new state law makes it illegal for junkyard owners, scrap-metal processors and other dealers to buy municipal property unless it's accompanied by a letter from the town's chief executive or...

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Premium Content 533 graduate from Norwich Free Academy

With 156 years of experience in its resume, Norwich Free Academy has become an expert at graduation ceremonies.

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Premium Content Stonington selectmen question proposed Davis Farm acquisition

The Board of Selectmen plans to meet with members of the Conservation Commission to get a better understanding of why the commission is recommending the town spend $200,000 from its open space fund to help preserve 168 acres of the Davis Farm in Pawcatuck.

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Premium Content Waterford exploring possible purchase of Green Survival Gardens

The town is poised to enter into an agreement to evaluate the Green Survival Gardens nursery property, in order to decide whether to purchase the property.

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Premium Content Carter says he still wants job; school board votes to delay action

UPDATED: 10:11 p.m. After more than two hours behind closed doors, board members unanimously voted to launch an independent investigation into allegations regarding the background of their pick for superintendent.

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Premium Content Town meeting, referendum scheduled for Preston school playground

A proposal to build a new playground for children in Grades 3 through 5 at the Preston Veterans' Memorial School will be discussed at a town meeting Sept. 11 and will go to the voters at a referendum Sept. 23.

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Premium Content New London mayor shows there's no vacation from 'Whaler Pride'

While on vacation, the mayor started his project of painting hydrants in front of the Garde Arts Center and another at Riverside Park. His plan is to paint several a day in key visible points in the downtown area.

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Premium Content James wins SK Modified race at Speedbowl

Kyle James turned in a flawless performance to romp to victory in the 35-lap SK Modified feature Saturday night at the Waterford Speedbowl.

Also picking up wins in the six-race program were...

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Premium Content Bruce Thomas Jr. wins Late Model feature at Speedbowl

Groton's Bruce Thomas Jr. picked up his second Late Model win of the season when he won the 30-lap feature at the Waterford Speedbowl on Saturday night.

The Speedbowl's four main NASCAR...

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Adam Kolker Quartet — 8:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Billy Stritch & Jim Caruso — 8:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Summer Nights with the band Sunday Gravy — 7:00 pm; Thu., Jul. 24

Friday Night Fun and Silly Hat Parade at Ocean Beach — 7:30 pm; Fri., Jul. 25

The Dick Campo Big Band — 6:30 pm; Fri., Jul. 25

'Back to the Future" - Outdoor Movie in the Park — 8:30 pm; Sat., Jul. 26

'Old Neighbors' Colonel Ledyard School Reunion — 11:30 am; Sat., Jul. 26

Fish Tales, Tugs & Sails — 11:00 am; Sat., Jul. 26