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  1. New Stonington middle school plans advance as board agrees to educational specificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The Day

    The idea of building a new middle school and closing the town's three aging elementary school continues to gain momentum as the school board last week agreed on a set of educational specifications for the new school. For two decades, school officials have discussed the idea of renovating and expanding West Vine Street School, renovating Deans Mill School and closing West Broad Street School.

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  2. Small Mystic farm yields fruits, vegetables and longtime friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Day

    Carl Willis and Marjorie Brooks work their roadside garden stand Friday. "I think it's best to do the kind of work you like," Willis said.

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  3. For Mystic Seaport president, Morgan tour was 'culmination of years of work and dreams'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Day

    The Charles W. Morgan passes throught the Mystic River Drawbridge on May 17 as it begins the first leg of its 38th voyage. Crowds packed Mystic River Park and lined the banks of the river and the Noank shoreline that day, cheering the ship and Mystic Seaport.

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  4. Brilliant takes the 2014 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival schooner raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Day

    The Brilliant, Tyrone, Amistad and Mystic Whaler at the start of the schooner race during the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival in New London Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

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  5. Regional heritage park plan backers hope success translates to supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Day

    As enthusiasm about the successful launch of the Thames River water taxi last weekend carries into this second weekend of service, backers of a proposed regional heritage park that would have the ferry as a main unifying element are wondering how to sustain the momentum and find the leadership needed to make the park a reality. "We're forging new ground here," said state Rep. Elissa Wright, D-Groton, who co-sponsored the bill passed in the General Assembly in May that retooled the 1987 law, enabling the creation of multi-site heritage parks and helping revive the decades-old Thames River Heritage Park concept.

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  6. All things nautical at second Connecticut Maritime Heritage FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | The Day

    The schooner Mystic Whaler passes close to City Pier in New London for the Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.

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  7. Water taxi makes a splash in New London, GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Day

    Paisley Donavon-Scott, 5, center, of New London and her friends Sky Croft, 3, right, of New London and Kiandra Rollins, 9, left, of Providence, R.I., enjoy the view while riding with their families on the new water taxi that connects New London City Pier, Groton Fort Street landing and Fort Trumbull State Park in New London Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

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  8. Statue of Olympic runner John Kelley to be unveiled in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Day

    The installation of a bronze statue honoring late Boston Marathon winner John Kelley and his dog Brutus in the small park next to Mystic Pizza is scheduled to take place Tuesday. Earlier this week, a boulder with a plaque titled "Fast Friends" that lists Kelley's many running accomplishments along with the granite base for the statue were installed by Comolli Granite of Ashaway, R.I. "It looks great.

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  9. Port security now an organized, regional effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | The Day

    The Stonington police department replaced its aging 15-year-old police boat this spring with a new 27-foot boat with twin 300-horsepower engines thanks to a $375,000 federal grant. The boat has state-of-the art electronic and radar systems, heat and air conditioning.

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  10. Water taxi makes a splash in New London, GrotonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2014 | The Day

    Paisley Donavon-Scott, 5, center, of New London and her friends Sky Croft, 3, right, of New London and Kiandra Rollins, 9, left, of Providence, R.I., enjoy the view while riding with their families on the new water taxi that connects New London City Pier, Groton Fort Street landing and Fort Trumbull State Park in New London Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.

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  11. Moonlighting at Avery PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Day

    People look out over the water soon after sunset while on the shore of the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton Tuesday. They were invited to gather on the lawn of the campus to watch the sunset and the supermoon rise.

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  12. Groton council seeks input on downtown Mystic banners from historic commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Day

    The Town Council decided Tuesday to ask the Historic District Commission what it thinks of a request by Downtown Mystic Merchants to design and hang 19 banners downtown. The merchant group asked the council for $9,100 to start the project, which would create 19 designs and produce 30 banners to welcome residents and highlight special events.

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  13. Bring on the permanent water taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    My favorite part of The Day's coverage of all the fun happening around New London last weekend was the picture of a pilot run of the new water taxi to Groton, with three little girls grinning broadly as the boat left New London in its wake, a big American flag snapping crisply in the September breeze above the girls' heads. Some of the usual lemon suckers chimed in with negative comments: Where are the life preservers? Of course the taxi was busy all weekend - it was free! Honestly, you have to wish some people would just pull the covers over their heads and let the rest of us move on, maybe even have some fun.

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  14. GOP candidate calls for change in fire district board electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    John F. Scott, the Republican challenging Democratic incumbent Ted Moukawsher for the 40th House District seat, said he wants to change the way fire districts elect their boards of directors. Scott, president of Bailey Agencies Insurance in Groton, serves as the insurance agent for the Poquonnoock Bridge Fire District, which has been plagued by legal battles and financial crises.

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  15. Residents' fears realized as boat washes ashore in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Jenna Miller, of Gales Ferry, and her daughter Isabella, 4, walk along Williams Beach at the Ocean Community YMCA past a grounded boat Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 in Mystic.

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  16. CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Day

    The works in this exhibition reveal the artist's deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.

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  17. Aquarium chief earns top chamber honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Day

    Stephen M. Coan, president and CEO of the Sea Research Foundation, which operates Mystic Aquarium, speaks Tuesday with Tony Sheridan, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, prior to the announcement that Coan is the 2014 recipient of the chamber's William Crawford Distinguished Service Award. Stephen M. Coan of Pawcatuck, president and chief executive of the organization that operates Mystic Aquarium, was named Tuesday as the 2014 winner of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut.

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  18. Aquarium's CEO wins Crawford AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Day

    Stephen M. Coan, president and chief executive of the organization that operates Mystic Aquarium, was named today as the 2014 winner of the William Crawford Distinguished Service Award presented by the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut. Coan, who became CEO of the Sea Research foundation eight years ago, will be honored with a dinner Nov. 12 at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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  19. Exhibit shows a year in color at Barn IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Day

    In "The Seasons of a Marsh," paintings of Barn Island by Roxanne Steed of Mystic hang alongside four essays by Steed's friend and Day staff writer and environmental reporter Judy Benson, a frequent visitor to the preserve, both professionally and recreationally. Where Steed's images depict the vivid palette every season unveils on the preserve, Benson's words add context, history and her own natural color to the viewer's experience of the unique landscape.

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  20. Police logs for Sept. 9, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Jany A. Sosa, 39, of 575 Bank St., Apt. No. 206, New London, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and speeding.

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