The tourism season seems to have started early in Mystic, driven by people seeking refuge from coronavirus.
There's a strange mixture of business as usual and dark storefronts along the main commercial thoroughfare through the region.
The governor's order to stop cars with New York plates has been called unconstitutional by the ACLU of Rhode Island.
The island has limited medical facilities and is not prepared for a serious wave of illness.
A lot of people seem to be looking for the silver lining.
City residents with summer houses are seeking coronavirus refuge in the country or at the seashore.
The annual greeting the sun ceremony at North Stonington's Lantern Hill by the Westerly Morris Men went on as usual.
The empty parking lots at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun tell the big story of social distancing.
The governor seems at ease at the helm of the ship, as it crosses the shoals of a pandemic.
The request for bids to manage State Pier demanded proposals accommodating traditional cargo and wind but the chosen operator has focused on wind turbine assembly.
Gov. Ned Lamont probably wouldn't be missed in eastern Connecticut, where he has even refused to meet with one of the region's largest employers.
Emails from port authority officials to and from their press consultants, sent at the time of the removal of the agency's executive director, inlcuding one following a meeting in the governor's office, have been redacted in an FOI response.
Port authority board member John Johnson, who owns property near State Pier, recused himself from matters related to the pier, until he didn't.
Sen. Paul Formica, who represents New London, has been mum about the lack of a host deal that would compensate the city for not being able to collect property taxes on a rebuilt State Pier, a $157 million facility that will be used for a commercial enterprise.
The now-empty 19th century bank building on Eugene O'Neill Drive would make a great restaurant or performance venue.
Town officials have stubbornly refused to replace missing coastal access signs in Mystic for a state-designed public access trail.
Electric Boat, supported by billions of dollars in public contracts, should be able to keep its workforce employed without furloughs.
The New London mayor, left on his own by Gov. Ned Lamont to negotiate a deal to compensate the city for the State Pier wind deal, still was working on it Tuesday.
A 2003 state law might allow New London to tax the new wind port planned for State Pier, if the property is transferred to the port authority.
One estimate for the renovations at State Pier to accommodate wind turbine assembly is more than three times what the Port Authority has publicly disclosed as the projected cost.
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans a presidential campagn organization in Connecticut with dozens of staff members and offices across the state.
The former Green Party candidate for mayor recalls her campaign experiences in a charming new essay on salon.com.
City Police Chief Peter Reichard says the military surplus vehicle is needed to respond to emergencies involving active shooters.
The Connecticut Port Authority, which sent three lawyers to a recent Freedom of Information Commission hearing, is spending many thousands of dollars on lawyers to hide legal bills from the public.
The estimated cost of renovations to convert State Pier to a wind turbine assembly facility has gone over the initial $93 million projection, but the port authority being managed by Gov. Ned Lamont won't say by how much.
Instead of displaying responsible fiscal leadership, Connecticut Republicans choose political gimmickry on tolls
Someone stole a new sign on a residential street in Mystic marking where the public could hand-launch boats. Suspects would seem to include residents of nearby expensive houses.
The Connecticut Freedom of Information Commission is scheduled to take up a recommended order requiring release of emails from the associate of Scott Bates hired as a $6,500-a-month media relations consultant.
Years of records of debit card use by the Connecticut Port Authority's former executive director show lavish spending at expensive restaurants, including for entertaining the authority's own board and staffers.
A year has gone by since Gov. Lamont promised New London representation on the board of the port authority and has done nothing even though he could make appointments to replace members with expired terms.
Port authority board vacancies, improper appointments and the lack of compliance with state law might make any action of the agency subject to legal challenge.
The governor has refused to supply copies of a signed memorandum starting talks for a $93 million remake of State Pier in New London and hasn't offered any reason why it would be exempt from FOI laws.
Pat Gagliardo, the Norwich psychic who led police to the remains of a missing Coast Guard warrant officer found in his car at the bottom of the Thames River in New London, died this week.
Kooris served on the port authority board by virtue of his state job, which he has left. He is not a political appointee with a set term.
Lies appeared to be part of the spectacle Wednesday at the Transportation Committee's hearing on the Connecticut Port Authority
The Transportation Committee will have its work cut out at a Wednesday hearing meant to explore problems at the scandal-ridden port authority.
Not only will AG WIlliam Tong not release the complaint, but he won't talk about or describe it.
Scott Bates of Stonington, the former chairman of the scandal-ridden Connecticut Port Authority, will have a lot to explain when he testifies Dec. 4 before the Transportation Committee.
The excuse blaming the lawyers on the wording of the document is no longer credible.
Ferry company says an "installation vessel" that would be moored at State Pier would interfere with ferries arriving at and leaving terminals.
A street that provides access to the Mystic River is not marked as public access.
The mayor might want to be more realistic about the state of the city, as he starts a new term.
An unusual round house on an oceanfront lot on the south side of Fishers Island is being restored, after standing empty for years.
Legal bills provided in response to a Freedom of Information request are heavily redacted.
Tactics of umbrage, attacks and lies seem to be creeping into local Connecticut politics
Thomas McNally says questions about his Facebook posts are a "witch hunt."
The comptroller wrote to the port authority to say checkbook-level expenditures reported to his office in January as complete may not have been.
The developer who lost the chance to buy Seaside when Gov. Dannel Malloy tore up the sales contract has been waiting years for the state to give him permission to sue.
The Republican candidate running for Stonington first selectman says he doesn't believe a town-commissioned study predicting ominous effects from rising sea levels.
Strangely, the DMV renewed my registration, knowing the car flunked the emissions test.