Birdseye Cafe to host benefit dinner for Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services

New London — The Birdseye Cafe, 187 Jefferson St., will host a benefit steak dinner with all the fixings and great raffle prizes on May 9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Veterans Equine Therapeutic Services to...

May events for the Mystic VFW

Mystic — The Hugo A. Simonelli Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3263 will meet on May 14 at 11 a.m. The Ladies Auxiliary will meet on May 9 at 6 p.m. The Mens Auxiliary will meet on May 5 at 6 p.m. There will be a V-E Day Remembrance...

Sub base security drills this week will include live automatic weapons firing with blanks

Groton — Between May 3 and 5, Naval Security Force drills along the waterfront of Naval Submarine Base will include live automatic weapons firing with blanks. A regularly-scheduled exercise, this training opportunity is a...

May events for the local Fleet Reserve Association

Groton — The May Board of Directors meeting of Branch 20 of the Fleet Reserve Association will be held on May 10 at 6 p.m. at the branch home, 242 Thames St. All members in good standing are invited at attend. The last two...

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Regulations may force longtime Stonington fish wholesaler to close

For more than 20 years, Mike Gambardella has run his family’s century-old wholesale fish business at the Town Dock.This year, though, may be his last.

Potential treasure trove of books in Old Lyme

Visitors of Phoebe's BookCellar can search around the store, never quite sure of what they will find among the more than 7,000 books that range from fiction and mystery to gardening and philosophy, said Ann de Selding, the bookstore's co-manager.

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Save State Street's Mercer Building

The new plan for an arts magnet high school at the Garde Arts Center calls for the demolition of...

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Officials: Remains of Cook's ship likely in Newport Harbor

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project officials are set to announce that the group is almost certain that a ship Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is located somewhere below the depths of Newport Harbor.

Down to the wire on chances for a regular-session CT budget

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy offered his third budget for the new fiscal year, pitching a compromise Monday that cuts his big transportation initiative, while asking legislators to reduce a sales-tax-sharing plan — but not by as much as he...