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  1. 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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  2. Latter-day Saints church congregation moving to new home in WesterlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Day

    The congregation will begin holding services Sunday in the Ward Building, the auditorium of Westerly High School, 23 Ward Avenue. The congregation will use the auditorium and cafeteria at 10 a.m. on Sundays to hold Sacrament Service.

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  3. Legendary Revolutionary War ship may be foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Day

    The local woman leading the search for John Paul Jones's Revolutionary War ship the Bonhomme Richard in the North Sea said her team has made the most promising find of its nine-year effort. Melissa Ryan, the project manager and chief scientist for the nonprofit Ocean Technology Foundation of Mystic, made the comments Thursday during two talks to those who attended the latest installment of Mystic Seaport's Adventure Series.

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  4. Support slips for cruise ships in New LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Day

    In its heyday, the Connecticut Cruise Ship Task Force brought nine cruise ships in one year to New London. The most recent large cruise ship to dock in New London, the first since 2010, was the 856-foot Dawn Princess, which stopped in the city in July during a round-the-world trip from Sydney, Australia.

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  5. Dinner for a cause highlights Turkey Day rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Day

    Food and football, aside from riding the same alliterative boat, are among the co-stars of Thanksgiving , right there with turkey and tradition. Food and football are fodder for good conversation, the best backdrops for homecomings and good diversions, perhaps, when you decide "quality time" with extended family is overrated.

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  6. Does Thanksgiving mark the Pequot massacre in Mystic?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Day

    You don't have to go far, in researching the origins of Thanksgiving, to come across some scholarly opinions that it was the bloody Pequot massacre of 1637 that everyone is commemorating, not the 1621 turkey picnic feast in Plymouth. The record of the national holiday is clear: It was established by President Abraham Lincoln, who set aside the last Thursday of every November as a national day of thanks.

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  7. Beer tasting to benefit Mystic SchoonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Day

    A fundraiser for the Mystic Schooners baseball team will be held from 6- to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Grey Sail Brewing Co., 63 Canal St., Westerly. Admission is $20 and includes a Schooners pint glass and beer tasting.

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  8. Amistad America owes $2 million, court filing showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Day

    Amistad America's outstanding debt totals more than $2 million, including a claim by its former executive director Greg Belanger that he is owed $139,000 in back pay and money owed to three members of its Board of Trustees who made loans to the organization, according to a court filing outlining numerous claims against the nonprofit group. Among the many other creditors are Mystic Seaport, which says it is owed more than $45,000 for work and services it provided for the schooner Amistad over a six-year period, former captains and crew members, and numerous small businesses and organizations from around the country.

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  9. Long Island Sound Futures Fund announces local grant recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Day

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Long Island Sound Futures Fund today announced 14 grants for conservation and restoration in several communities along the Sound, 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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  10. Renovations begin on home for those with mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Community members involved with the expansion of Mystic River Residential Care hold a ground breaking ceremony Nov. 12 for a long awaited new addition. It took Elaine Cole 11 years of fighting to get it done, but last week, she helped break ground on a $3.2 million renovation and expansion of a Mystic home for residents with mental illness.

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  11. Stonington school officials host public forum on renovation optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    About 100 residents, teachers and students attended the K-12 School Building Committee "listening workshop" on Tuesday, which was designed to gather comments from residents about how they would like to see the aging elementary schools renovated. After an overview of the planning and design process, residents broke into three groups to offer input on the problems and good points of the current buildings - as well as to discuss what they would like to see in new or renovated buildings, programs and curriculum considerations in the new buildings and trends in town such as enrollment projections and demographics.

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  12. Casino veterans launch gaming consulting firm in Mystic homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Day

    Nailon, 58, whose nomadic career has included a stint with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe and, most recently, six years as chief executive officer of the Elk Valley Rancheria, a California gaming tribe, has launched PeopleChamps, a consulting firm offering executive recruitment, placement and other services to the gaming and hospitality industries. Nailon and his wife, Kathleen Innaurato, founded the home-based business in Mystic, where they've maintained a residence since Innaurato took a job as director of workforce preparedness for the Mashantuckets in 1999.

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  13. Age-old craft with a high-tech future: New London maker of custom furniture adds new equipment to boost efficiencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Day

    New London - Custom furniture maker Joshua Friedman is taking an age-old craft and bringing it into the 21st century at his woodworking shop on Jay Street. Friedman, president of Joshua Friedman & Co., said he is replacing 20-year-old equipment that currently requires old-fashioned tape measuring and installing this month updated machinery with the latest digital readouts.

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  14. Mystic Fire Department Open House, Food & Toy DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Day

    Robert Sullivan, deputy fire chief for Old Mystic Fire Department, left, assists James Watford, 8, in learning how to use a fire extinguisher with the fire department's training simulator Saturday during the department's fifth annual Open House and Holiday Food & Toy Drive at Station 1 on North Stonington Road in Mystic. The Old Mystic Fire Department is accepting food and unwrapped toy donations for the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and the Groton Department of Human Services.

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  15. Charter, magnet schools present challenge to communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Day

    At a time when the state faces a "tremendous growth" of magnet and charter schools, the relationships between the schools and local boards of education remain in flux and are sometimes at odds over their responsibilities toward students. Those were messages of a seminar Saturday that provided an overview of the schools and also hinted at future issues that could be played out in court or the General Assembly.

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  16. Longtime New London football coach pleads guity to Mystic bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    A longtime volunteer football coach in New London pleaded guilty Friday to robbing the People's United Bank in Mystic on July 18, a crime he says he committed "in foolish and frantic desperation." Jason Piontkowski, 39, of 55 Linden St. will be sentenced Jan. 15 to five years in prison followed by five years of special parole for first-degree robbery.

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  17. Longtime New London football coach pleads guity to bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    A longtime volunteer football coach in New London pleaded guilty Friday to robbing the People's United Bank in Mystic on July 18, a crime he says he committed "in foolish and frantic desperation." Jason Piontkowski, 39, of 55 Linden St. will be sentenced Jan. 15 to five years in prison followed by five years of special parole for first-degree robbery.

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  18. Stonington to seek train whistle quiet zones at two locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Day

    The Board of Selectmen has agreed to ask the Board of Finance for an additional appropriation to assemble a team to prepare an application seeking federal rail approval of quiet zones at Walker's Dock and Freeman's Crossing. The board agreed to proceed even though First Selectman Ed Haberek expressed concern the town does not have the money in its budget for the work, which he warned would be costly.

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  19. Frontier customer complaints widespreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Day

    The manager of the Green Marble Coffee shop in Mystic says WiFi service from Frontier Communications has been so iffy that it's probably keeping customers away, and others once burned by technical problems are concerned that they are going to be paying for service that they never received. These kinds of issues spurred the state Department of Consumer Protection to announce Thursday that it would act as a clearing-house for consumer complaints about Frontier statewide.

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  20. Stonington schools end annual 8th-grade trip to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Day

    "It is a great experience but it just has too many downsides," Riley said Thursday. "My hope is that if parents want to continue the trip on their own we'll help them set it up outside of school time such as during spring break or during the summers."

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