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Premium Content Salem officials continue discussion on town rules for affordable housing

The Planning and Zoning Commission is continuing its discussion on three proposals designed to promote affordable housing in town.


Premium Content Salem School administration has holes to fill after resignations

With the school year underway, Salem school officials are trying to fill three vacancies.


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Premium Content Pratt’s ‘Mother’ returns to Salem

This part of the state lays claim to two major figures in music and visual art from the same family.


Premium Content Brothers sentenced in serial burglary case that residents say robbed Lyme of its sense of security

New London Superior Court Judge Hillary B. Strackbein told brothers Justin and Karl Weissinger from Lyme that they had stolen the security of the entire community as she sentenced them in connection...


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Premium Content ‘Beatlemania’ fundraiser coming to Stonington High

The national touring production “Beatlemania the Stage Show” will perform at in the Stonington High School auditorium on Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. to help raise money to support the school’s music program.


Premium Content Malloy touts record Shore Line East ridership for month of July

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday that Shore Line East ridership set a record in July with 63,959 passenger trips.


Premium Content La Grua Center to feature program on fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer

The personal life of late fashion designer Lilly Pulitzer, was not as well known as her vibrant, colorful floral prints. \nBut on Saturday at 1 p.m., the La Grua Center Lecture Series in the borough will present a discussion by author Kathryn Livingston who has written a...


Premium Content Mystic merchants want downtown banners to promote events

The Downtown Mystic Merchants have asked for $9,100 from the Town of Groton to start a program that would design and hang banners in downtown Mystic.


Premium Content Great weather at area beaches greet last hurrah of summer

Beachgoers enjoyed the Labor Day holiday, which marks the traditional end to summer.


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Premium Content (Kastine) Evans signs pro contract in England

Kastine Evans considered entering the coaching ranks after graduating from the University of Kentucky last spring.

But she wasn't ready to end her playing career.

"I was going back and...


Premium Content Local roundup: Waterford's Alexander wins Sailfest 5K

New London - Waterford's Sam Alexander won the Charter Oak Sailfest 5K Road Race on Sunday morning.


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Ledyard Fair — ; Sat., Sep. 6

Boogie in the Backyard — 4:30 pm; Sun., Sep. 7

Coast Guard Band Chamber Players — 2:00 pm; Sun., Sep. 7

Ledyard Fair — ; Sun., Sep. 7

Rreception Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Nautilus — 3:00 pm; Sun., Sep. 7

This Old Hat, Patriots of Liberty — 1:00 pm; Sun., Sep. 7

UConn Master Gardeners Annual Fall Garden Day — 10:00 am; Sun., Sep. 7

Survive or Thrive — 7:00 pm; Tue., Sep. 9