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Concert series raises $13,000 for Stonington music programs, PNC

The Stonington Education Fund raised $13,000 from it annual Blue Monday Concert Series that once again was held this summer in Mystic River Park.

Norwich Human Services prepares to move to new locations

The scent of fresh varnish or paint emanated from the second-floor hallway at City Hall this past week, signaling the near completion of renovations to the wing of offices and conference rooms across from the city clerk's office that will soon...

Community Speaks Out now has a space of its own

Members of Community Speaks Out and the community gather for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, to mark the opening of the group's new headquarters at 214B Thames St. in the City of Groton. (Julia Bergman/The Day)

The grass-roots organzation Community Speaks Out on Saturday unveiled its new headquarters at 214B Thames St. in Groton.

Former Mashantucket chairman returns to limelight

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Out of the public eye for more than a decade, Richard "Skip" Hayward, the former Mashantucket Pequot chairman, re-entered the picture Saturday night at an event at Foxwoods Resort Casino, the house he built or at the very least envisioned.

New London resident to defend her landscaping at blight hearing

The yard at 286 Montauk Ave. in New London is seen this past week. Resident Maggie Redfern is appealing a citation by the city's blight ordinance officer, who ordered her to trim the overgrowth in the yard. Redfern argues that the yard is a carefully maintained ecological landscape.  (Greg Smith/The Day)

A local woman with a background in landscape preservation is challenging the city’s property maintenance code, arguing that the “overgrowth” in her yard is not blight but rather a well-planned project to create an ecological...

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A 22-year-old candidate for North Stonington first selectman seems to follow what could be an...

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More delays for low-flying Guard fighters over western Maine

In this December 2001 file photograph, an F-16 takes off with afterburners glowing loaded with live Sidewinder missiles from the Air National Guard base in South Burlington, Vt.  A National Guard proposal to expand airspace for fighter jet training flights low over the mountains of western Maine has dragged on for so long that many of the aircraft could be retired around the time the process is completed.  (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

A National Guard proposal to expand airspace for fighter jet training low over Maine has dragged on for so long that many of the aircraft currently used for training could be retired by the time the plans are completed

Norwich, Gales Ferry protesters among thousands on Boston Common in response to 'free speech' rally

As Linda Theodoru marched down Tremont Street near the Boston Common Saturday morning, she watched her daughter hop with ease over a concrete barrier to join the counterprotestors filling the other side of the road.