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  1. Mystic chamber honors businesses in communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Day

    Fairview Odd Fellows Home of Connecticut was named Employer of the Year by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce during its annual holiday gala Thursday night at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa. "It's easy to be a great employer when we have such awesome employees," said James Rosenman, Fairview's chief executive, in accepting the award.

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  2. Carla Panciera to read from new collection in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Day

    Carla Panciera grew up in Westerly, where her father's dairy farm and her Italian-American heritage would provide rich fodder for her future writing. Her new short story collection, "Bewildered," won the Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction and has just been released by the University of Massachusetts Press.

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  3. Judge rules Poquonnock Bridge Fire District labor contract is invalidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Day

    The Poquonnock Bridge Fire District Board will not have to honor a disputed 10-year labor contract that would have given firefighters annual pay raises of 3 percent and other benefits, a Superior Court judge has ruled. Judge Charles T. Lee wrote in a decision Dec. 1 that the contract is invalid because negotiators failed to seek approval for the additional money needed to pay for the contract, as state law requires.

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  4. Stonington Building Committee rejects Route 1 site for schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Day

    The K-12 Building Committee has now discarded one of the sites it was considering if the board decides to recommend the town build a new middle school. At a committee meeting this week, Chairman Rob Marseglia said members decided to no longer consider purchasing a parcel of land east of the high school on Route 1 because of concerns about the size, configuration and makeup of the land.

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  5. New London grandmother charged with drunk driving in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Day

    A New London grandmother was charged with drunk driving and risk of injury to a minor Tuesday afternoon after her granddaughter got out of her car on Route 27 because she was worried about her safety, according to Stonington police. Joan M. Amato, 72, of 67 Evergreen Ave, Apt 1, was also charged with failure to drive right and evading responsibility.

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  6. Stonington Democrats get new chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Day

    Scott Bates, a Stonington native who heads the Center for National Policy, a Washington, D.C., think tank, has been named the chairman of the Democratic Town Committee. Bates, a borough resident who has served in the past on the borough Board of Warden and Burgesses and the town's Board of Police Commissioners, replaces Pawcatuck attorney Ray Trebisacci.

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  7. Stonington planners approve plan for new $11.5 million exhibit building at Mystic SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Construction of the 14,000-square-foot building is scheduled to begin this winter and be completed in the spring of 2016. It will give the museum a major attraction in the cold weather months and bad weather days, when attendance dips.

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  8. Baby bump in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Day

    Emily Getchell of Mystic takes some photos for her friends, Wayne Salls and Morgan Lattimore of Groton, during Monday's unseasonably warm day at Mystic River Park. Salls and Lattimore are expecting their first child, a girl, in February.

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  9. Lawrence + Memorial Hospital to finish year in the redRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Day

    The parent corporation of Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and The Westerly Hospital will end fiscal 2014 with a negative operating margin, the second year in a row that expenses outpaced revenues. Hospital spokesman Mike O'Farrell said during a meeting with The Day's editorial board Monday that the specific amount of the shortfall won't be released until the Dec. 11 annual meeting at the Mystic Marriott.

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  10. Charting a new course for AmistadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | The Day

    Not since the days when pirate ships and privateers plied the seas has a local vessel navigated through such turbulence as Amistad, run aground on the shoals of incompetent or malfeasant management, and nearly foundered by tidal waves of staggering debt and ill will. But now, we're happy to see that the tall ship, a replica of the celebrated captive-carrying schooner, is off the rocks and slowly steering into calmer waters.

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  11. Dick Campo Big Band plays Hospice Center benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    The Dick Campo Big Band will perform at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa on Friday, Dec. 5, at a fundraiser to benefit Center for Hospice Care. The evening starts with a cocktail reception from 7 to 8 p.m. and then heavy hors d'oeuvres, cash bar and music from 8 to 10 p.m. The 16-piece band, led by drummer Dick Campo and featuring vocalist Valerie Rogers, will play a slate of big band hits and holiday classics.

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  12. John Kelley shoe shop's new owner dedicated to running a legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    Jeff Anderson of Mystic, new owner of Kelley's Pace, located in Olde Mistick Village, has big plans for the shop. The 52-year-old former seminary student and advertising executive is the new owner of the iconic Kelley's Pace running shoe store in Olde Mistick Village, which has been the unofficial headquarters of the region's running community for the past 35 years.

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  13. A new, comic Lantern Light Tour is inspired by a The 12 Days of ChristmasaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    The scripts for Mystic Seaport's celebrated Lantern Light Tours changes every Christmas season, but for this - the event's 35th year - the script wasn't written in-house at the seaport but rather was open to the public. "We were looking for a talented playwright who could not only provide an elevated level of theatricality to the production but who also had a particular knack for dialogue, as that is an area where we felt we needed some improvement," says Denise Kegler, the member of the Seaport's interpretation staff who directs the Lantern Light Tours.

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  14. Anna Coit's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    Southeastern Connecticut is rich in history made more vibrant by those who witnessed it, wrote about it and spent lifetimes celebrating it. As Day Staff Writer Ann Baldelli reports in today's edition, Miss Coit - an editor, author, environmentalist, historian, poet, farmer and teacher - lived an extraordinarily full and rewarding life that reflected her passion for land conservation, simplicity, education and, above all, generosity.

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  15. Anna Coit lives on through her thoughtful, detailed bequestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    Anna Coit walks around her Christmas tree farm in North Stonington in this November 2004 photo. Coit, who died last month at age 106, left about 25 acres of the farm on Denison Hill Road, which she and her late husband started in 1956, to the Avalonia Land Conservancy.

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  16. Steak Loft welcomes Pat MitchellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    Pianist/vocalist Pat Mitchell has long been a local treasure, whether working solo or with Standard Time, a loose collective of terrific pals from the world of jazz. For years, Mitchell has delivered standards in an inimitable and memorable way, and she has been a routine fixture via residencies at a variety of venues from The Steak Loft to Kensington's in the Spa at Norwich Inn - pulling her sizeable and loyal following from gig to gig.

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  17. The Reducers bid adieu with last-ever albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    The story of rock band The Reducers - from left, Tom Trombley, Peter Detmold, Hugh Birdsall and the late Steve Kaika., in 2005 - comes to a close with their final album, "Last Tracks & Lost Songs." After three-plus decades of vibrant, high-octane and always joyous rock 'n' roll, The Reducers - a much-loved band comprising Hugh Birdsall, Tom Trombley, Steve Kaika and Peter Detmold that New London was proud to share with the world - are no more.

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  18. Why is no one walking the Amistad plank?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Day

    As the astounding debt racked up by Amistad America comes into sharper focus - the total is already more than $2 million and likely to rise higher - the question arises anew: Why has there been no accountability for this fiasco? There are clear suggestions of criminal wrongdoing in the bungled management of the nonprofit that owns the tall ship, a replica of the captive-carrying schooner built right from the pages of Connecticut history and paid for by Connecticut taxpayers. Indeed it is more than just a replica, now that it has made ocean crossings and sailed past so many landmarks of the Amistad story, from West Africa to Cuba.

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  19. Margo Ward is named Mystic Firefighter of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    At its annual awards banquet on Nov. 8, the Mystic Fire Department honored Margo Ward as its 2014 firefighter of the year. Ward has achieved numerous certifications and professional designations and has served with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environment's Wildfire Firefighting Team.

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  20. Area towns to receive federal grants for conservation, restoration effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Day

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Long Island Sound Futures Fund on Wednesday announced 14 grants for conservation and restoration in several communities, including projects in East Lyme, Lyme, Old Mystic, Stonington, Norwich, Essex and Mystic. The Long Island Sound Futures Fund is a partnership of federal and state agencies, foundations and corporations to achieve high-priority conservation objectives.

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