Library laughter in New London
New London — Families visited the Public Library of New London Saturday during the 7th annual Take Your Child to the Library Day.
About 70 people attended the annual event, an international initiative that originated in Connecticut, which featured a scavenger hunt and a visit by live animals from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic.
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Twenty-six area high school students, including 11 from Stonington and North Stonington, were honored June 5 at the Westerly Education Center for completing courses in maritime pipefitting and sheet metal.
Cousins Jovanni Arrieta, 12, of New London, Damien Pulst, 8, of Norwich, Jolijah Arrieta, 10, of New London and Jeremy Soler, 11, of Norwich dip their toes in Spaulding Pond to test how cold the water is before jumping in Wednesday, opening day.
At a special meeting held Wednesday at Town Hall, Connecticut Port Authority board members elected new leadership to continue oversight of the port authority’s mission of supporting the state’s maritime economy
The Board of Finance cut $60,000 from the proposed school budget and $40,000 from the town government budget in the wake of the June 11 referendum defeat of both budgets.