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A final toast

Parke Spicer, left, original owner of Parke's Place in Preston, raises his mimosa for a toast, after his daughter Beverly Coti, behind him, current owner of the diner, finishes saying a few words to customers and family members.

State plans improvements for I-95 interchange in East Lyme

The state Department of Transportation will unveil plans next month to redesign the Interstate 95 Exit 74 interchange with Route 161, with construction anticipated to begin in four years.

Parishioners make their mark on St. Michael ceiling beams

More than 100 worshippers came to the Pawcatuck church to write their names in silver permanent marker on the the arched wooden beams that will hold up the roof of the new church.

Neighbors oppose road closure in Groton

The town wants to close Vergennes Court to improve traffic flow and safety but neighbors say that will cut off access to their neighborhood and won't solve the real issue.

Old Lyme seeks feedback on LED light types

The town is seeking feedback from residents on LED lights it has installed as part of a pilot program.

Voter registration sessions set for new voters in Stonington borough

The Registrars of Voters will meet Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. in Town Hall to complete a preliminary registry list for the May 1 borough elections

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Will NYC invite the 'Fearless Girl' to stay on Wall Street?

The question facing New York City is whether the 'Fearless Girl' statue should stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever

1 dead, 1 injured after car strikes ceiling of tunnel

Authorities say one person was killed and another was injured after the car they were in went airborne and struck the ceiling of a tunnel in Boston