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    Vessel group eyes another New London parcel for multi-family residences

    Vessel group eyes another New London parcel for multi-family residences
    The developer behind the Vessel apartment complex on Bank Street is seeking a zone change that would allow it to build multi-family residences on property not far from the Connecticut College campus.

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    Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz ordered a cup of Moose Tracks ice cream with chocolate sauce to officially open the new Encanto Scoop at the Docks ice cream and food stand at Howard T. Brown Park in Norwich on Thursday.
    United Cerebral Palsy of Eastern Connecticut and the town say they are concerned a proposed lithium battery storage facility would be too noisy and create a stressful environment for clients.
    A new project will help equip businesses in Mystic and Groton with simple, low-cost ideas to help prepare for flooding.
    The Norwich School Building Committee hopes project revisions can keep school construction costs within the $385 million approved by voters in 2022.

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    Ava Carter, 16, of East Windsor, walked through a field with the sunflower she selected Wednesday during a preview of the Make-A-Wish Connecticut’s Sunflower for Wishes event at Buttonwood Farm in Griswold.
    The Planning and Zoning Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved a site plan and master plan amendment that permits the redevelopment of the former Hoyt’s/Regal Cinema property in Pawcatuck.
    Families and friends filled the barn of Brookside Farm Museum in East Lyme during a children’s tea event on Wednesday.
    The City Council has ditched a set of tree inspection and care standards that created liability for the city and asked a long-dormant tree commission to meet and rewrite the rules.
    Plans call for an outdoor growing facility, initially with 1,500 to 2,000 plants grown in pots in a 15,000-square-foot area.

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    U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2nd District, hosted a tour and roundtable with U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small, state agriculture officials and farmers Tuesday at Long Table Farm in Lyme.
    Since the start of the 2023-24 election cycle, Courtney’s campaign has raised more than $846,000 in contributions while France’s has raised just over $489,000.
    The city is set to settle another in a series of lawsuits that have plagued the police department, this one filed by a female detective who claimed institutional sexism and harassment.
    The sale of two Fort Trumbull parcels to a developer is expected to happen this fall with construction of two 250-unit apartment complexes expected to follow.
    Visitors to the Bennie Dover Jackson Multi-Magnet Middle School on Tuesday walked through stacks of student desks, chairs and tables ― all available for free ― as they tried to figure out how they could get it home.
    The savings will be taken from the police department’s budget by postponing the hiring of a new deputy police chief.
    Two-thirds of the tenants at the 60-unit Windward Village complex on Main Street are elderly.
    A group of planners studying ways to transform the downtown and waterfront traffic pattern recommends converting two major bridges and nearby Water Street to two-way traffic, along with other changes.
    The submarine manufacturer hired 5,300 people last year and expects to continue to hire at a very strong clip in the coming years.
    Norwich Public Utilities has issued a power alert through Wednesday, urging customers to conserve energy during peak demand hours.