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The Hartford Courant
CT Politicians, Indian Tribes Escalate Fight Over Recognition Rule
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has done Gov. Dannel Malloy and the rest of Connecticut's government officials a huge favor by postponing the implementation of a regulation that could bring more tribal gaming to the state.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Frizzante: A Playground For Wine Lovers
Frizzante Champagne and Wine Bar in North Stonington may look like it's off the beaten path, but it's actually quite strategically placed.
The Detroit News
Connecticut man accused of shooting girlfriend's pet turtle
Stonington, Conn. -- Authorities say a Connecticut man shot to death his girlfriend's pet turtle.
Events planned for Battle of Stonington's 200th anniversary
The Stonington Historical Society has announced a list of upcoming activities to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Stonington.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Lawmakers push for Amistad probe
Friday's announcement of the pending closure of Maine-based Ocean Classroom Foundation, a management partner of the financially strapped schooner Amistad, prompted two local lawmakers to renew their call for the state attorney general to get involved.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Messages from the Other Side
PSYCHIC READINGS BENEFIT ROTTIE RESCUE Lisa M. Lanno, a spirit medium, will be at the Waterford Community Center on Saturday to perform psychic readings and spiritual connections, as part of a fundraiser for Cathy's Rottie Rescue of North Stonington.
Tentative settlement reached in dispute over Stonington property
The town has reached a tentative settlement with a part-time Lords Point couple who sued the town after former Zoning Enforcement Officer Joe Larkin told them they could build a house on a lot they were considering buying but then reversed his decision after they made the purchase.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Bond Commission funds will boost several local projects
The State Bond Commission approved Friday at least seven bond allocations that will directly affect southeastern Connecticut's towns and cities.
No more stalling, release Stonington document
With the Freedom of Information Commission's 4-2 decision upholding the hearing officer's recommendation, Stonington First Selectman Ed Haberek should not delay in releasing the harassment complaint filed in 2009 against him by a woman employee under his supervision.
Registrar race makes for unusual primary in North Stonington
A primary will be held in August between two women vying for the opportunity to work with fewer than 4,000 registered voters in a part-time job that pays barely $5,000 a year.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Malloy calls for hearing on proposed changes in federal recognition of Indian tribes
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has written to the U.S. secretary of the Interior to complain about the Bureau of Indian Affairs' failure to schedule a public hearing in Connecticut on proposed changes in the federal-recognition process for Indian tribes.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
A deserved '2nd bite at the apple'
The state of Connecticut's opposition to the Department of the Interior 's initial proposed changes to the federal regulations on tribal acknowledgment are particularly destructive with regard to the rights of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of North Stonington, who were acknowledged by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 2002 after rigorous review of ... (more)
North Stonington Gets STEAP Grant for Water Line Extension
The town of North Stonington will receive a $245,400 Small Town Economic Assistance Program grant for a 1,500-foot water line extension that will serve 12 residential homes, fairgrounds, the Grange Hall and the Old Fire Station, according to a press release from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office.
KSAT-TV San Antonio
Sources: Senator seriously injured after falling off balcony at his home
A state senator was seriously injured early Monday morning after sources said that he fell from a balcony while moving furniture at his Connecticut home.
Legislators call on Amistad America to repay small businesses
Twenty-three members of the state legislature have signed a letter penned by State Rep. Diana Urban, D-North Stonington, that calls on Amistad America to set date by which it will have a plan in place to repay seven small businesses it has owed money to for years.
Stonington couple upset that neighborhood going to the dogs
A dispute over the unofficial dog park at the borough sewer plant escalated Sunday morning as police say one of the new owners of an adjacent home displayed and turned on a stun device while ordering two children to get their dog off the tiny beach below her seawall.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Connecticut Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.
CT Lawmaker From Stonington Seriously Injured in Fall
State Sen. Andrew Maynard, of Stonington , was seriously injured early this morning when he fell from a significant height off an outside staircase landing on a sidewalk at his home, WFSB 3 reports.
Mystic Bank Robbery at Gunpoint: Suspect Photo Released by Police
Stonington police shared a photo of the man suspected of robbing People's United Bank on Roosevelt Avenue in Mystic on Friday, July 18. The description of the suspect, as reported by WTNH , is as follows: African American or Hispanic male Late 20s or early 30s 5'9a€3 to 5'11a€3 tall Heavy build Short trimmed beard Clothes: Ball cap, long sleeve ... (more)