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The longest painting in the world, a whaling tale, may surface in Mystic

An 1848 panorama, depicting a whaling voyage around the world, could be displayed in Mystic.

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Make a Difference: Always Home

Make a Difference: Always Home

New London Democrats plan caucus for committee membership

The New London Democratic Party will hold a caucus at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 9 in the Senior Center located at 120 Broad St. to select members of the 2018-2019 Democratic Town Committee.

Lee's Kitchen: Instant Pot is an instant hit with sausage and rice dish

When I heard about that thing called an Instant Pot that would do so much that I could deep-six my rice cooker, slow cooker and the pressure cooker, I thought, “Maybe.”

On the Side: Ghirardelli hot cocoa and Amazon Prime

I pulled out my recipes for biscotti, getting ready to make batches for the holidays. Reading as I pored through my pantry, I realized that I was out of the special chocolate cocoa for one of the biscotti.

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State suspends search for snowmobile driver in Griswold

The state has suspended its search for a missing snowmobile driver in Griswold

Rally planned for immigrant facing deportation

Supporters of an immigrant facing deportation to Colombia are planning a rally outside of the Hartford federal courthouse to call on authorities to let him stay in the U.S. while he tries to get his asylum case reopened

Ex-student charged in body fluids case is due back in court

A former college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate's belongings is set to return to court

Boston is banning plastic shopping bags in its stores

Boston is banning single-use plastic bags in the city's stores