Hobbyist gardener James Short is the recipient of the Mystic Garden Club's 2015 Beautification Award.
St. Michael School has been granted continued accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges after a two-year process that involved self-evaluation, study reports and a visit by a NEASC committee in April.
The Stonington Historical Society will present a program by Alan Taylor, who will discuss slavery and the War of 1812.
Municipal meetings for the week of Aug. 2.
Bill Steinmayer, portraying author Herman Melville, opened the Mystic Seaport's 30th annual Moby Dick Marathon reciting the first chapter from memory Friday onboard the historic whaleship Charles W. Morgan.
Dana Cameron will be the guest author at this year's Eighth Annual Jim Lafayette Memorial Series of Writers of Science Fiction and Fantasy on Aug. 10 at Otis Library in Norwich.
The saga of a former Hartford police officer, who was arrested twice last week, continued over the weekend as he was charged by both Groton Town and Stonington police in boating related incidents.
Multiple fire departments are on the scene of a fire Saturday that caused heavy damage to a large wood-frame home attached to the Grouse Perch Gun Store at 15 North Main Street.
Police said they charged a 51-year-old convicted felon and registered sex offender on Friday with two counts of violation of probation.