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DEEP stocks Shetucket River with Atlantic salmon

Ray Schaefer of Canterbury, acting vice president of the Thames Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited, releases an Atlantic salmon into the Shetucket River on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, as he and other volunteers, along with staff from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Fisheries Division, stock Atlantic salmon in the river in Sprague.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Anglers in the region will have a chance for some prize catches soon, after the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection added 50 large Atlantic salmon to a local waterway Friday.

Make A Difference: Madonna Place

Tricia is a mother who is due to give birth to twin girls in the new year.

Stonington gets in the holiday spirit

Singers from Stonington High School, Calvary Church and United Church lead the community carol sing Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Wadawanuck Square in Stonington Borough.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

From carols to a tree lighting to a festive stroll, the borough gets into the holiday spirit.

Fort Trumbull a popular place for a walk

Al Wells, left, takes a break from his walk Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, while Andrew Rodman passes by on his own walk at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Al Wells was taking a break from his walk Thursday just as Andrew Rodman — both are residents of of New London — passed by on his own walk at Fort Trumbull State Park.

Housing rehabilitation and lead abatement funding available

The city is offering funding for rehabilitation projects and lead-based paint remediation.

Firefighters knock down small blaze at New London restaurant

Firefighters at the scene of a fire Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at The Green Room restaurant and bar on Bank Street in New London, work in the backdoor area of the building from Blinman Street.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

A fire at The Green Room shortly before 4 p.m. was put down quickly Thursday.

Mystic man charged with manslaughter in April fatal crash in Stonington

Ryan Brown told police he was was texting when his SUV crossed into the oncoming lane, hitting a car head-on and killing Michelle McMullen of Norwich in April. He also had marijuana in his system, police say.

Bulletins issued for two missing men from Stonington, Montville

Stonington police issued a bulletin for Glen Marquardt while Montville is looking for help locating Gregory Bohara.

STATE/NORTHEAST

Connecticut could be among states tapping portion of $12 billion in pot taxes by 2030

Jars of cannabis sit on a counter at the Harborside dispensary in Oakland, Calif., on March 23, 2020. (Bloomberg photo by David Paul Morris)

Cannabis tax revenue generated more than $2 billion in the U.S. last year and that could grow to $10 billion to $12 billion for states by 2030, exceeding tax revenue from alcohol, according to municipal-bond strategists at Barclays. This year, five...

Kevin Lembo to resign as Connecticut comptroller

Lembo, who spearheaded initiatives to improve transparency and bring greater stability to Connecticut’s finances, will resign Dec. 31 due to a serious heart condition.

State legislators hear calls for greater access to arts, culture, tourism

At forum, a veteran of tourism and hospitality groups in South Florida is introduced as director of the state Office of Tourism.

Graduate student fatally stabbed, 2nd man wounded in NYC

Police say a Columbia University graduate student was fatally stabbed and another man was wounded in separate attacks near the university’s upper Manhattan campus

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