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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Hurley's stunning goal shines positive light on CGA women's soccer program

Claire Hurley received a surprising text message in the days following her stunning 40-yard free kick goal.

Eastern District Major Crime investigating East Haddam assault

The state police Eastern District Major Crime Squad is investigating an East Haddam assault and are searching for the accused, but said there is no threat to the public.

Status quo: Little change (and no movement) in The Day's Top 10 poll

This may be a first — no one receiving votes in last week’s Day Top 10 state coaches poll lost this past weekend. There’s little change this week as all 23 teams that had received votes either won over the weekend or were on a bye.

Meet the candidates: Ledyard Board of Ed

Among the 11 candidates for nine seats on the Board of Education, there is a focus on maintaining quality programming for students as the district grapples with a lack of funding from the state.

Meet the candidates: Ledyard Town Council

Voters on Nov. 7 can choose among 10 candidates for nine seats on the Ledyard Town Council, hopefuls committing to remain frugal and make tough decisions amid the state budget crisis.

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Reemsnyder and Nosal have achieved much

Could anthem actions mean RIP for NFL?

Improving offender registry

Proposed changes would devote the public list to those offenders judged to be of high or moderate risk of reoffending, which make sense.

R.I. voting concerns

Our system of self-government is strengthened when citizens pay close attention to how elections are conducted and safeguarded.

Time for a shakeup in Old Lyme

Vote Spang for change in Salem

Back bipartisan plan to stabilize insurance markets

In Connecticut, which embraced health reform, the percentage of uninsured sits at about 3.5, among the lowest in the nation.

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