Shaffer's Marina sell rods, hooks and bait, but the advice is free

Shaffer's Marina sell rods, hooks and bait, but the advice is free

In 1936 when Harry and Maude Shaffer opened their Mystic marina and boat livery business, people went fishing so they had food to eat. Today the third generation of their family continues to run the business.


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Stafford throws pair of TDs as Lions beat Giants

Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.

Benintendi's single in 11th sends Red Sox over Orioles 10-8

Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBI and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-8 Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games.

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Lessons learned from the great rat invasion

A common sense approach should prevent a repeat of the great rat invasion of Pawcatuck without having to sacrifice those backyard chickens.

'There's one race, the human race'

Republicans win the day. Now what?

The Republican state bduget prevailed, but it includes some unacceptable cuts, particularly to higher education. With a veto by the governor, work on a compromise must begin.

Trump's election turns mirror on our country

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In praise of stand up paddle boards

Day fell in editorial well on police merger

Could be time to move past parties

Learn nature's lessons, move museum location

Democrats back on offense on health care

As proposals go, Medicare for all is far more aspirational than practical.