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  1. Restoration begins on Mayflower II at Mystic SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Doug Butler and Harry Paul power wash the hull of the Mayflower II after workers at the Mystic Seaport's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard hauled the ship, a 1957 replica of the ship that carried the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620, Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Mystic - The shipwrights, riggers and others who work in the Henry B. duPont Preservation shipyard at Mystic Seaport didn't have much time to rest on their laurels.

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  2. Mayflower II set to be hauled out of water today at Mystic SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Day

    Mystic Seaport shipyard workers are expected to haul the Mayflower II out of the water this morning beginning about 9:30 a.m. Seaport spokesman Dan McFadden said it will take about 90 minutes to get the 106-foot ship into place on the ship lift and then hauled out of the water. It will then be moved forward on the ship lift's rails.

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  3. Motorized wheelchairs provided to the needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | The Day

    Austin Morgan, 11, of Groton is lifted into his new motorized wheelchair by his mother, Sujeen Vansant, right, and Eunice DeMond of Guilford, left, during the A-Z Pawn Gift of Mobility motorized wheelchair giveaway at the Holiday Inn in Norwich on Sunday. Austin, who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy, did not qualify for a motorized wheelchair through his insurance company.

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  4. Seaport's Carol Sing a sure sign of the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    Elizabeth Langer, 4, of Groton, gets a lift from her mother, Connie, as they sing with hundreds of other carolers during the annual Community Carol Sing at Mystic Seaport Sunday. Mystic - With temperatures hovering close to freezing and rain threatening, hundreds of festively dressed residents nevertheless trouped merrily toward Mystic Seaport Sunday afternoon for the 58th annual Community Carol Sing.

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  5. Shops enjoy one last holiday hurrahRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Day

    Shoppers make their way down the busy lanes at Olde Mistick Village in Stonington as they hit the stores Saturday during the last weekend before Christmas. Mystic - At locally owned Bank Square Books on Main Street, the Saturday before Christmas has a way of being the busiest day of the year, according to store co-owner Annie Philbrick.

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  6. Girls on the Run makes leaps and boundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Day

    Jessica and Katelyn are shown at the first Girls on the Run session at North Stonington Elementary School in the spring of 2014. The after-school program for girls in grades 3 to 8 teaches important life skills via interactive lessons and running games.

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  7. Police logs - Dec. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Day

    Mark A. Lugris, 43, of 88 Mumford Ave. was charged Saturday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving with suspended license or registration and failure to drive in the proper lane. Jonathan H. Escalante, 26, of 289 Bayonet St., 2nd Floor, New London, was charged Saturday with failure to drive in the proper lane, making a restricted turn and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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  8. VIDEO: Mobile home fire in Mystic declared not suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The Day

    Firefighters from Old Mystic, Mystic and the sub base fire departments responded to a mobile home fire at 100 Fair Acres Circle in Mystic Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The 100 Fair Acres Circle mobile home that caught on fire Saturday is expected to be a total loss, according to Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards.

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  9. Festival brings in nearly 7,000 pounds of food for NL pantryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    During last Friday's Festival of Lights, Mystic Aquarium's 4,000 guests donated 6,925 pounds of food to the Gemma E. Moran United Way/Labor Food Center in New London. Each year, aquarium admission during the festival - which is held at Olde Mistick Village as well as the aquarium - is free to anyone who donates a non-perishable food item.

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  10. They're missing the phone calls most of allRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Day

    Paulla Solar, Stonington High School girls' basketball coach, was in the midst of a discussion - somewhat terse, let's say - with an official during a game against Waterford a couple of years ago, when suddenly from the opposing bench came a comment she likely hasn't heard much in her career. "She was my go-to.

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  11. Stonington school needs repairs; roof work, old masonry blamedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Day

    The school system is taking steps to repair some flashing and seal a portion of brick and mortar at Deans Mill School, following the September completion of an $830,000 roof replacement project that created a leak into the school. School Business Manager Bill King said the contractor for the project, Allied Restoration Co., did disturb some of the original flashing when it was installing some new flashing.

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  12. Mystic Seaport hosts its Community Carol SingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Day

    Ours is a cynical time when enjoyment of the holidays can be tainted by one-up Black Friday-ness or labor agitators trying to get Santa's reindeer to unionize. Big thanks, then, to Mystic Seaport for hosting on Sunday the 59th annual Community Carol Sing.

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  13. Action on Groton fire districts urgedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Day

    Peter Legnos, who resigned from the Poquonnock Bridge Fire District board last month, said the fire district system is broken and the town needs to step in and do something. "It's really a townwide problem," he said of the failing system in Poquonnock Bridge.

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  14. Morgan stowaway shares some storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Day

    Ryan Leighton, a journalist from Boothbay, Maine, who was a stowaway aboard the Charles W. Morgan during the ship's 38th voyage, will discuss his experience Thursday, Dec. 18, at the River Room at Latitude 41 Restaurant & Tavern in Mystic. Presentations are at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. As the stowaway, Leighton was engaged in all the aspects of sailing the 19th-century whaleship - living on board with the crew, handling the sails and lines and steering the vessel.

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  15. Community Carol Sing set for Sunday at Mystic SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    The museum is open to visitors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or cash donation that will be given to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center. The Mystic Seaport Carolers will perform a holiday concert in the Greenmanville Church at 2 p.m. The carol sing will start at Anchor Circle at 3 p.m., led by choral director Jamie Spillane and backed by the Museum Carolers and a brass quartet.

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  16. Beekeeping classes to be offered at Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | TheDay.Com

    The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and Stonewall Apiary of Hanover will offer Beekeeping 101, a series of four classes to teach the basics of beekeeping. The classes are taught by Stuart Woronecki, owner of Stonewall Apiary.

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  17. Forum Tuesday in Stonington on future of aging elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Day

    The K-12 School Building Committee will hold the second of three public forums to get input from residents on the best way to upgrade the town's aging elementary schools on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school commons. Architects from Drummey, Rosane, Anderson Inc., the firm hired by the committee to design options and cost estimates, will discuss the options and then seek comments from residents in group sessions on four separate topics involving the options.

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  18. Stonington school roof leaks after $800,000 repair jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Day

    Last week's heavy rain caused the roof at Deans Mill School to leak again, just a few months after the town spent about $800,000 to replace it. But school board chairman Frank Todisco said Sunday that the contractor for the project, Allied Restoration Corp., will be at the school early this week to make repairs.

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  19. Mayflower II makes waves in MysticRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Day

    A full-scale replica of the ship that transported the Pilgrims to Massachusetts in 1620 was towed up the Mystic River Sunday afternoon, eventually making its way to Mystic Seaport, where it will be restored this winter. The Mayflower II reached the Mystic River drawbridge shortly after 2 p.m. and was greeted by about 200 people who stood in Mystic River Park.

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  20. Stonington police board tables Mystic race requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Day

    The Stonington Board of Police Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to table a decision until next month on plans by the Hartford Marathon Foundation and Mystic Rotary Club to stage a June 28 half-marathon expected to attract more than 1,000 runners. While saying they support the idea of the race, several commission members said they would like the 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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