Erskine tells story of Stonington's war dead

David Erskine has recapped the lives and deaths of 64 local men, more than two dozen of them Stonington High School graduates, who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country in World War II, Korea or Vietnam.

Saint Bernard graduate David Galvez drums his way to Berklee

David Galvez, a senior at Saint Bernard School, practices the drums on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the school in Montville.  He will be attending Berkley School of Music next year to study percussion. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A senior from New London who is the son of Peruvian immigrants, Galvez was featured during the school's performance for Pope Francis at the Vatican last winter.

Fort Trumbull stage funded by donations opens with Coast Guard Band concert

Coast Guard Band members begin to gather on the new multipurpose/performing arts/band venue at Fort Trumbull in New London before their

A fundraising effort at Ft. Trumbull State Park paid off Sunday afternoon, as the oom-pah of a military song announced the official opening of a concrete performance and event platform that park officials said will draw more people to Ft. Trumbull and generate revenue.

Bill would rename Camp Niantic after World War II hero

A proposal in the General Assembly would rename Camp Niantic, the state's military training facility, after a Connecticut recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest award for valor in action.

New water testing program to monitor Long Island Sound's bays, harbors

Save the Sound has announced that it has launched a new water testing program that will dramatically increase available data on the health of Long Island Sound.

A game of tag

Girls play tag during the Coast Guard Band's

Girls play tag during the Coast Guard Band's "America Remembers" concert at Fort Trumbull in New London on Sunday.

Ribbon cutting Thursday for Mystic park to honor John and Jessie Kelley

A ribbon cutting and dedication for the Mystic Runners Park will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday near the entrance to Kelley’s Pace in Olde Mistick Village.

Stonington EDC to hold forum on ways to preserve farmland

The Economic Development Commission will hold an informational session on June 19 at 7 p.m. at the La Grua Center in the borough about ways for property owners to keep their land involved in agriculture.

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