After recovery, saw-whet owl to be local ambassador

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center Executive Director Maggie Jones shows a young northern saw-whet owl she is rehabilitating at her Mystic home Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. The owl was found injured by a roadside in Ledyard. Jones expects the owl to become a permanent resident at the nature center after it finishes healing from injuries to its head and wing.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

With yellow-rimmed elfin eyes and large speckled head crowning its small body, the as yet unnamed saw-whet owl in Maggie Jones’ care is destined for a future as a local wildlife celebrity.

Mohegan tribal leaders will attend Trump inauguration

Trump, once heavily invested in the casino industry in Atlantic City, has a history of clashing with Indian tribes.

2017 is crucial year for Coast Guard Museum fundraising

Proposed architectural designs released on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016,  of the new Coast Guard Museum in New London.  (Renderings courtesy of Payette Architects)

The National Coast Guard Museum Association is hoping to raise at least $13 million in private donations in 2017, CEO Dick Grahn said Tuesday at a meeting with The Day's Editorial Board.

Stonington PZC approves master plan for Perkins Farm development

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday night unanimously approved a master plan to develop nearly half of 71 acres of the former Perkins Farm off Jerry Browne Road into a medical and academic campus with apartments and condominiums, a project that would easily become the...

Old Lyme selectmen review proposal for second resident state trooper

The Board of Selectmen is reviewing a proposal from the Troop F state police barracks in Westbrook for the town to consider moving from a policing model with one resident state trooper to a system with two resident state troopers.

Groton Town Council to school board: Residents can't afford another tax hike

Taxpayers already agreed to voluntarily raise their taxes to support the new school building program, councilors say.

Stonington residents OK Davis-Standard tax break, boathouse park committee

Fifteen residents quickly and unanimously approved two items at Tuesday’s town meeting: a measure that creates a committee to implement the Mystic River Boathouse Park and another to give Davis-Standard a two-year tax break on its new addition.

Tribes say they'll discuss third-casino plan at East Windsor meeting

'Community conversation' scheduled for 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in the auditorium of East Windsor Middle School.

Saturday provided inspiration, hope and wonder throughout New London

Dr. King would have reveled in the 06320 this past Saturday. He would have seen scarves delivered throughout the city. He would have eaten steak at the Birdseye. He would have laughed along with Mike Buscetto at Ocean Beach.

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Don't pull plug on Norwich school project prematurely

Moving the proposal along to a citywide vote would invite a broad debate on the merits, instead of having four people make the decision to block the plan.

Mohegan's Preston project is outstanding news for region

After many years of disappointments, it appears that the former Norwich Hospital property will finally be developed. It was a bipartisan, cooperative effort.

Moving forward on race relations as Obama exits

Some have blamed the first black president for driving racial divisions deeper.

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