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  1. Faces & PlacesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | VermontGuides.com

    ... . Smiles served as vice president and director of advancement at the New England Science & Sailing Foundation in Stonington, Conn. He is the former director of development at Mystic Seaport, and chief development officer of The Hole in the Wall Gang ...

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  2. Stonington first selectman wants to add five jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Day

    Stonington - In his first proposed budget as first selectman, George Crouse recommended last week that the town add or fill five full-time positions. These include the director of planning, which has been vacant since the death of Bill Haase in 2012, a director of economic development, assistant building official, a grant writer and a grant secretary.

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  3. Stonington among towns to oppose tax break for golf coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Day

    Stonington - First Selectman George Crouse and chief elected officials from several other communities have opposed a proposed General Assembly bill that would reclassify golf courses as open space, a move that would dramatically lower their assessments and the taxes they pay. In Stonington's case, the change would affect Pequot Golf Course, Elmridge Golf Course and the Stonington Country Club, lowering their combined assessments by more than $1,949,420.

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  4. Aquarion seeks nominees for Environmental ChampionsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Day

    Aquarion Water Co., which serves customers in Mystic and Stonington, is seeking nominations of individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations whose volunteer efforts have protected or improved the state's natural resources for its 5th annual Environmental Champion Awards. "Each year, we are seeing more and more outstanding projects enter the Aquarion Environmental Champion Awards that not only help preserve our state's environment, but also deliver impactful results," said Charles V. Firlotte, president and CEO of Aquarion Water Co.

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  5. Mistrial Declared In Stonington Lobster CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CTNow.com

    A Connecticut judge on Friday declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the case of a lobsterman accused of possessing four undersized crustaceans. Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, 28, was on trial on charges of possessing four lobsters in January 2014 that were shorter than the 3 3/8-inch minimum.

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  6. Stonington lobster case ends in mistrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Day

    Superior Court Judge John M. Newson declared a mistrial in the case of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia Friday after a six-member jury told the court it was unable to reach a unanimous decision. Maderia, 28, captain of the Lindy fishing boat, had represented himself at a trial for allegedly possessing four lobsters short of the 3 3/8 inch minimum in January 2014.

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  7. Two Snowstorms Take Aim at Mystic, StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Patch.com

    It hasn't snowed in almost a week. OK, we did get flurries one day but that doesn't really count! Winter plans to make its grand return for the start of March.

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  8. North Stonington outlines school project prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Day

    North Stonington - In an effort to build consensus and community support for a new school building plan, town and school officials on Thursday night discussed the priorities that should be included in an eventual plan. Members of the selectmen, education and finance boards told facilitator Nick Caruso from the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education what their top priorities are based on a list devised by school board member Bob Carlson, who extracted them from the previously defeated plans.

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  9. Stonington lobsterman accused of keeping undersized catch defends himself at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Day

    Prosecutor Sarah E. Steere brought live lobsters into a New London courtroom for a demonstration of measuring techniques as the trial got underway Thursday of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, who is accused of harvesting undersized lobsters from local waters in January 2014. Justin Maderia, 28, and his brother Travis Maderia, fourth-generation lobstermen, operate the Lindy fishing boat out of Stonington Harbor and call their business Lobsterboys.

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  10. Simsbury Camera Club Seminar on 3 CT Women PhotographersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    ... portraits of artistic and literary figures of the mid-20th century; she also documented the fishing community of Stonington where she made her home. Free and open to all. You do not need to be a Simsbury Camera Club member to attend. This program ...

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  11. UPDATED: Stonington lobsterman accused of keeping undersize catch defends himself at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Day

    Prosecutor Sarah E. Steere brought live lobsters into a New London courtroom for a demonstration of measuring techniques as the trial got underway Thursday of Stonington lobsterman Justin Maderia, who is accused of harvesting undersize lobsters from local waters in January 2014. Maderia, 28, and his brother Travis, fourth-generation lobstermen, operate the Lindy fishing boat out of Stonington Harbor and call their business Lobster Boys.

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  12. Dog Found Deceased in North StoningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Patch.com

    Animal Control pages and other Facebook users have shared a photo of a deceased German Shepherd found in North Stonington and posted on Facebook by Ashley Hoffman . "Attn North Stonington people! Can you ID this dog? Someone dumped it, dead, on Wyassup Rd. Apparently there are tire tracks where they backed up and ditched it in a snow bank.

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  13. Osborne, New London beat Stonington in ECC girls' hoop semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Norwich - Charee Osborne had 15 points and eight rebounds as second-seeded New London High School rallied to beat No. 6 Stonington on Wednesday night, 48-43, in the first game of the Eastern Connecticut Conference girls' basketball semifinals at Norwich Free Academy.

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  14. General Assembly's transportation committee hears pros and cons of tollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Hartford - The executive director of the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association told the General Assembly's Transportation Committee Wednesday that electronic tolls would create "a substantial, viable and ongoing revenue source" for the state. The comments by Patrick Jones came as the committee held a public hearing on a bill that would establish tolls along major highways at the state's borders, including Stonington.

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  15. Pancake Breakfast, Coffee House Taking Place This WeekendRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    SHS Crew Team Pancake Breakfast and Basket Raffle Sunday, March 1st from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the COMO, 28 Cutler St., Stonington

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  16. Fitch/Stonington earns ECC regular-season titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Day

    Fitch/Stonington's Dakota Williams swims the breaststroke leg of the 200-yard individual medley, an event he won in 2:07.31 as the Falcons won their first outright ECC regular-season title since 2006-07 with a 93-90 win over rival East Lyme on Tuesday. East Lyme - It was moments after Tuesday's meet when Fitch/Stonington swim coach Ken Berg said, "Thank God for Dakota Williams."

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  17. Avalonia Land Conservancy plans March 14 potluckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Day

    ... program and a basket auction. The event is free and open to the public. After dinner, Bruce Fellman of North Stonington will present a slide program, "Through the Seasons on Erisman Woodlands, Babcock Ridge and Beyond." He is an accomplished ...

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  18. Fireside Stories, Seuss on the Loose, Invasive Insects of CT ForestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Patch.com

    Tuesday: Pequotsepos Hikers: Perry Preserve, 9:30-11 a.m. Perry Preserve, North Anguilla Road, Stonington Perry Preserve , Stonington. Members are FREE and nonmembers are $10.

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  19. Town Wharf in Stonington may be brought backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | TheDay.Com

    For more than a century, the Town Wharf built in 1827 behind what is now Stonington Commons was an iconic part of the borough. Constructed out of massive stones, the top was wide and flat so not only could residents stroll out to the end to watch sailboat races, but small trucks and wagons could drive out to unload the schooners that tied up to the stone bollards.

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  20. For two Groton developers, investment leads to payoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Day

    ... Much of the company's previous development has focused on housing. Rodgers Development built luxury homes in Stonington and Groton Long Point, and is building Whiting Farms Commons in Niantic, a community of 25 single-family homes for residents age ...

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