Winter visitors come to Stonington amid not-so-wintry weather
Stonington — The harbor was alive with wildlife activity Friday, amid temperatures in the 40s.
A common loon was spotted diving for food in the waters of the harbor. Connecticut falls within the migratory area for the species, which typically lives and breeds in Canada and the far northern parts of the United States.
A harbor seal also was seen searching the waters near the Town Dock for food.
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Filipino-American author Tenorio, writer-in-residence at the James Merrill House, charmed a full library crowd Saturday in Stonington.
Cal Robertson has been a familiar sight on street corners in New London and Groton for several decades, holding signs that promote nonviolence and an end to war.
With the hatching of an egg, Mystic Aquarium welcomed a new member of its African penguin colony this month.
Local shellfishermen and others say they have reason to celebrate with the opening and upgrading of several shellfish beds along the eastern shoreline.