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  1. Stonington police commissioners approve Mystic half-marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | TheDay.Com

    The Stonington Board of Police Commissioners approved plans Thursday by the Hartford Marathon Foundation and the Mystic Rotary Club to stage a May 31 half-marathon, which will include an accompanying 10-kilometer race, that could attract up to 1,600 runners. At its meeting last month, the board unanimously voted to table a decision because commissioners wanted race organizers to first ask residents and businesses along the race course, especially those along Coogan Boulevard, if they have concerns about the impact of the event.

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  2. Mystic Seaport breaks ground for $11.5 million new exhibit buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Day

    Guests, including Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut President Tony Sheridan, back left, and Bill Turner, back right, huddle against the cold at a groundbreaking for an $11.5 million new exhibit building at the Mystic Seaport Thursday, Jan. 8, 2015. Mystic - Guests braved the cold at a groundbreaking for the new $11.5 million new exhibit building at the Mystic Seaport Thursday.

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  3. Stonington police board to weigh half-marathon plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Day

    The Stonington Board of Police Commissioners could make a decision tonight on whether or not to approve plans by the Hartford Marathon Foundation and Mystic Rotary Club to stage a half-marathon expected to attract more than 1,000 runners. At its meeting last month, the board voted unanimously to table a decision until tonight's meeting at 5 p.m. at the police station because commissioners wanted race organizers to first ask residents and businesses along the race course, especially those along Coogan Boulevard, if they have concerns about the impact of the event.

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  4. Stonington PZC poses Coogan Farm questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Day

    Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission members expressed concerns during Tuesday's public hearing about the number and type of special events that the Denison Pequot sepos Nature Center could hold at its newly opened Coogan Farm Nature and Heritage Center on Route 27. The commission continued the hearing to Feb. 3 because the center also needs to obtain two variances from the Zoning Board of Appeals, in addition to seeking support for its driveway plan from the Board of Police Commissioners and addressing recommendations from the town engineer. Chairman Ben Tamsky and member Curtis Lynch expressed concerns about the number of special events that could be held on the site.

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  5. New London wants master plan for Riverside Park workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Day

    The city will enter into contract negotiations with a Mystic-based landscape architecture firm to develop a master plan for long-discussed improvements at Riverside Park, and to provide engineering and design services to restore Veterans Field to a usable condition. The City Council on Monday took steps to hire Kent + Frost Landscape Architecture to develop plans to make improvements to both parks and waived the normal bidding process, partially in the interest of time.

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  6. Old Lyme, DEEP seek input on fire dock replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Day

    The town is planning to replace a dock in the Lieutenant River that serves as one of the main access points for firefighters to draw water to extinguish fires in the town's village center. The proposal calls for rebuilding the town-owned dock so it can safely bear the weight of firetrucks that need to access it, according to a project summary on file with the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

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  7. Snow, sleet to turn to rain in southeastern ConnecticutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Day

    A couple poses for photos on the Mystic River Drawbridge in the snow as a storm hits Connecticut during the mid-afternoon hours Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015. Mystic - A couple posed for photos on the Mystic River Drawbridge in the snow as a storm hits Connecticut during the mid-afternoon hours Saturday.

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  8. Filmmaker and Mystic native Nico Raineau makes it to the top 10 of 'Project Greenlight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | The Day

    Mystic native Nico Raineau was just a fresh-out-of-Emerson-College film grad when he met Ben Affleck - and was promptly hired as an assistant to the actor-director-writer as he shot his Boston-set 2010 film "The Town." Emerson officials apparently were contacted by the filmmakers and chose several students to interview for the job.

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  9. Staying out of shelters is goal of those in anti-homeless effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Day

    In September, Stacy Fournier was facing eviction from her Groton apartment. Her 8-year-old son was in and out of the hospital, her car had broken down and she lost her job when she had no means of getting to work.

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  10. Victim of dog attack suing owner of dog, owners of hotel where it happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Day

    The victim of a pit bull attack at the Marriott Residence Inn last January has filed a lawsuit against the dog's owner and the group that owns the hotel. According to documents filed in New London Superior Court, the victim, Jo-Lynne Grillo, has sued the dog's owner, Eileen Kotyk, who was staying at the Residence Inn, as well as VII-HII-Whitehall Avenue LLC, which is part of the Waterford Hotel Group.

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  11. Chantey Blast and Pub Sing return to MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | The Day

    This isn't just a fundraiser for this summer's Sea Music Festival - it feels like a bit of a warm-up for the fest, too. That's because the benefit involves the singing of chanteys.

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  12. Mystic New Year's Day run will start at John Kelley statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    For decades, the annual New Year's Day Run and Swim began in front of the late John Kelley's home on Pequot Avenue, where he often told the participants they were a crazy for jumping into Long Island Sound in January. With the death of the 1957 Boston Marathon winner in 2011, that will change.

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  13. Police logs - Dec. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Day

    Curtis Lewis Jr., 28, of 127 Glenn Road, East Hartford, was charged Tuesday with driving while his license is suspended and failure to obey a stop sign. Lida Orlowski, 41, of North Haverhill, N.H., was charged Dec. 24 with driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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  14. Four Amtrak trains delayed till Mystic bridge could be checked outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Passengers aboard four Amtrak trains were delayed for more than an hour and a half in Mystic on Tuesday morning because of an apparent problem with a rail bridge there, an Amtrak spokeswoman said. "The bridge over the Mystic River gave an indication that the bridge wasn't closed properly," spokeswoman Christina Leeds said.

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  15. UPDATED: Four Amtrak trains delayed till Mystic bridge could be checked outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Day

    Passengers aboard four Amtrak trains were delayed for more than an hour and a half in Mystic on Tuesday morning because of an apparent problem with a rail bridge there, an Amtrak spokeswoman said. "The bridge over the Mystic River gave an indication that the bridge wasn't closed properly," spokeswoman Christina Leeds said.

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  16. Mystic Seaport to offer behind-the-scenes toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Day

    Although Mystic Seaport will be closed to closed to general visitors from Jan. 2 to Feb. 13, it will offer a new weekend behind-the-scenes tour of the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan and the museum shipyard during that time. Tours will be offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays beginning Jan. 3 and ending Feb. 8. In addition to the Morgan, participants will receive a guided tour of the shipyard projects, including the restorations of the 1908 steamboat Sabino and the Mayflower II, the replica of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America in 1620.

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  17. Former tennis facility in Mystic to be expanded into indoor sports centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Day

    Matt McCormack, owner of the new Mystic Indoor Sports, shows the workers removing the old curtain wall that will be framed in and insulated as part of the renovations taking place at the old Mystic Indoor Tennis facility in Old Mystic on Wednesday. New brighter and more cost efficient T-5 lighting is also being installed.

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  18. Police LogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Nathan A. Ricard, 30, of 14 Church St., No. 2., was charged Saturday with disorderly conduct and risk of injury to a minor.

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  19. Forum to narrow options for aging Stonington schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | The Day

    After two public forums and years of discussion by town and school officials, the proposed options for upgrading the town's aging elementary schools and their costs are expected to be revealed at a Jan. 27 public forum. K-12 School Building Committee Chairman Rob Marseglia said Wednesday that "depending on land development costs, building costs, and operating cost savings when buildings are eliminated" the architectural firm that designed the options may be able "to recommend one option that is right for Stonington."

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  20. Brace Yourself For The New Yeara s Day Run-SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | The Day

    When those uninitiated in the longstanding New Year's Day tradition of running from Mystic to Fishers Island Sound and leaping into the icy water ask, "How can you stand it? Doesn't it hurt?" we stoic veterans typically reply, "Nah. Don't feel a thing."

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