FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo Southwest Airlines planes are loaded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes. Southwest said Tuesday, Feb. 19, that it made improvements in its methods for calculating weight and the balance of loads during 2018. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Federal safety officials investigated the way Southwest Airlines calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes

Two new hotels planned for Mystic's Golden Triangle

The company that owns the Holiday Inn Express on Coogan Boulevard plans to build two hotels on land it has cleared behind the existing hotel.

Voting open for Best of Readers' Choice contest

Those interested in voting in the 5th annual contest, can visit theday.com/bestof until 11:59 p.m. on March 12, and vote once in each of 260 categories.

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Shrimpers hope industry lost to warm seas won't be forgotten

FILE-In this Jan. 6, 2012 file photo, gulls follow a shrimp fishing boat as crewmen haul in their catch in the Gulf of Maine. The state's historic shrimp industry is closed due to warming oceans, and people who formerly worked in it are grappling with the question of whether consumers will remember the seafood if it ever comes back. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Maine's historic shrimp industry is closed due to warming oceans, and people who formerly worked in it are grappling with the question of whether consumers will remember the seafood if it ever comes back

Economic trends turn downward for farmers

A worker monitors corn being loaded into an outdoor storage bunker at the Michlig Grain elevator in Sheffield, Ill. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

The farm belt's malaise is deepening

Olde Tymes Restaurant celebrates 35 years

Hostess Brenda Mellor, who has worked at Olde Tymes Restaurant for 17 years, clears a table on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.  The Norwich restaurant is celebrating its 35th anniversary. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Rodney and Lucille Green's Norwich restaurant serves up classics like fish and chips, prime rib, and meatloaf.

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