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The 63rd annual Stonington Village Fair

The fair is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Stonington Community Center and features a pie-making contest, used book sale, artisan booths, carnival games and live entertainment.

Filmmaker shares story of elder financial abuse to help others

A Connecticut film producer said she wants to share the worst thing that ever happened to her family — the financial exploitation of her elderly parents — so others can prevent a similar scenario.

Volunteers build swing set for East Lyme girl

A group of volunteers built a swing set on Saturday as a gift to bring joy to a little girl, Madeline Guarraia, 8, who recently received a bone marrow transplant.

'U Drive. U Text. U Pay.' initiative begins Monday in Stonington

Stonington police will participate in a "U Drive. U Text. U Pay." initiative, which will begin on Monday and carrying through to Aug. 16.

Police: New London man arrested after shouting anti-Semitic remarks

Police said they have arrested a 30-year-old city resident after he shouted anti-Semitic remarks at members of a synagogue on Ocean Avenue.

Norwich City Council considers purchase, sale of various properties Monday

Several real estate items under review by city officials for the several months could be ready for Norwich City Council votes on Monday.

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World War II fighter pilot: 'Last man standing'

Ernest Treff of Groton fought with the legendary Zemke's Wolf Pack over Germany

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Mother of Norwich murder victim working with attorney on deportation policy

Questions linger about why a Haitian national charged in the June 15 stabbing death of a 25-year-old Norwich woman was not deported back to his home country after serving a 16-year-sentence for an attempted murder conviction.

Residence attached to Old Saybrook gun store heavily damaged by fire

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.

Groton teacher, assistant athletic director charged again in domestic case

Leo R. Facchini, a science teacher and assistant athletic director at Robert E. Fitch High School, was charged Friday with violating a protective order.

Police logs - Aug. 2

Arrests by state and local departments.

Norwich police charge registered sex offender with probation violation

Police said they charged a 51-year-old convicted felon and registered sex offender on Friday with two counts of violation of probation.

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