Mystic VFW lists August events

Mystic — The Hugo A. Simonelli Post 3263 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold its monthly meeting on Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. A V-J Day Remembrance Service will be held at the post on Aug. 14 at 11 a.m. The public is invited...

RAFA's upcoming August events

New London — The Retired Armed Forces Association will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost will be $7, and the menu will include biscuits and gravy, eggs made to order, home fries, pancakes,...

Ten local fliers recognized for Homeland Security missions

Groton — Ten area Civil Air Patrol members have been recognized for their participation in Homeland Security missions. Each of them have been awarded the Civil Air Patrol's Homeland Security Ribbon which requires completion of at...

YN1 Alicia Bialas is CGA's Enlisted Person of the Quarter

New London — YN1 Alicia Bialas, a yeoman assigned to the Coast Guard Academy's Cadet Admin office, has been named the Enlisted Person of the Quarter (EPOQ) for the May-June 2015 period.  As the only Payment Approving Official in...

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Mystic YMCA seeks approval for expansion and renovation

The Ocean Community YMCA is seeking a special use permit from the Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission for a dramatic renovation and expansion of its Mystic branch off Masons Island Road.

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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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Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill ex-husband gets probation

Woman accused of hiring hit man to kill her ex-husband during custody dispute gets probation