Talks are underway to craft a preservation ordinance in the city that would allow for the enforcement of design standards for work done in the historic district.
The proposed development violates state law pertaining to coastal development as well as many provisions of the town's own master plan, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
Nothing has been built on the 5-acre property off Masons Island Road proposed for 55 luxury condominiums since the three-year foreclosure lawsuit ended in 2009.
Sen. Heather Somers says the town asked for $10 million for Smiler's Wharf, while the town says it didn't but the developer did.
Stonington Borough, which has its own Planning and Zoning Commission, with strict rules, protects historic character in a way that other neighborhoods in town can't. The developer-enabling first selectman exploits that lack of protection.
Sen. Somers won't talk about her attempts to secure $10 million in state bond money for developers of Smiler's Wharf in Mystic, who donated to her Senate campaign.
The buildings proposed for 7 acres on the Mystic River would tower over the historic village.
A new proposal for apartments has promise but puts new emphasis on a conflict of interest at the Renaissance City Development Association.
The city gets promised crumbs from a $93 million transformation of State Pier.
Three have closed during renovations while two others have closed for good.
Three new wind- and solar-powered streetlights are planned for a park that doesn't open at night.
David Kelsey, chairman of the Old Lyme Republican Town Committee and a member of the town Finance Board is underwriting a new newspaper in town.
George Waterman, who has been investing and keeping the lights on in downtown New London for more than 30 years, is appalled the city would move City Hall workers out of the heart of the city.
The bid process to find a developer for the Seaside buildings has stretched long past the original deadline of last summer, and the state won't discuss the search.
The first selectman said he could have delayed the demolition in downtown Mystic even though the town doesn't have a delay ordinance, but chose not to.
The South Bend mayor is right. It's time for a new era in America.
The military academies are attacked as unnecessary by some people who suggest officer candidate schools and ROTC programs produce officers just as qualified, at half the cost.
Julian Enterprises is the subject of a police investigation into the dumping of hazardous materials, including PCBs, at a construction materials fill site it managed for the town of Fairfield.
Proposed legislation aimed at facilitating the demolition of two buildings in Willimantic would erode protections for historical buildings in three other distressed municipalities, including New London.
The owner of the landmark downtown building, committed to its further restoration, died last month.
Don't let the mayor suburbanize New London and move city government out of the downtown.
The Connecticut Port Authority is refusing to disclose the documentation that is part of discussions about rebuilding New London port facilities to make them more accommodating to wind turbine assembly and less useful for other kinds of shipping.
New London Mayor Michael Passero says the city is "breaking out."
A New London resident suggests that the city should catch up with surrounding towns and build a dog park.
An association of state police troopers keep a fleet of antique police cruisers on the road.
The unveiling by fire of Bill Cornish's waterfront property brings his conflict as an RCDA board member into focus.
No one in Town Hall this week lifted a finger to stop the demolition of the 19th century mill on Mechanic Street that was an imporant contributing building to the Mechanic Street Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places.
The city spent much of March denying access to blight enforcement records.
The tribal casinos in southeastern Connecticut are much more appealing destinations than MGM Springfield.
Varieties at the marijuana store in Northhampton, Mass., promise all kinds of highs, starting at $12 for a pre-rolled joint.
The city would be making a mistake to abandon any of the downtown office buildings it owns, to rent space.
A series of news stories have reported on unsettling complaints about a culture at the academy that seems to tolerate sexual harassment and racial discrimination.
Groton is much more careful than Stonington in protecting the historic character of its side of Mystic.
The governor suggests the Indian tribes and MGM might be poised to come up with a deal to divide the state's gambling market.
The failed gubernatorial candidate has surfaced recently in television and radio interviews, complaining about the governor who beat him in 2018.
President Trump and right-wing radio trumpeted the Jussie Smollett story and ignored news about a domestic terrorist allegedly planning to assassinate liberal Democrats.
The endorsed Democrat in the race didn't make a very strong case for himself in this week's debate.
Radio listeners are asked to register for invitations to a party at which a winner will be chosen to be put "over the wall" on a trip to Mexico.
The City of Groton will be seeking a committed owner willing to restore and preserve the historic house.
Developer who tore down bulidings on Cottrell and Haley streets in downtown Mystic has plans to replace them with a new restaurant building and parking lot.
Like his counterpart in New York, Gov. Ned Lamont is likely to avoid higher taxes on the rich for fear of driving them from the state.
Third parties have made cross-endorsements of Republicans and Democrats, but Martinez would blaze a new trail if elected representative for the 39th District.
With the sun higher in the sky, it looks like we might escape major snow this winter.
When Citizens Bank closes its branch on Eugene O'Neill Drive in New London in April, it will end a long history of banking there that began with the riches of the whaling industry.
Many of the buildlings at the lower end of Bank Street are vacant and part of the roof of one has collapsed, with part of the facade and cornice at risk.
The Mystic Museum of Art never used the house given to it by a longtime member as the home for visting artists he envisioned. It's now being sold.
If Connecticut let MGM build a casino in Bridgeport, the tribes could return more slot machine money from the reservations to gamblers, since they would no longer have to pay a share to the state.
If a Mueller report concludes the Trump/Pence campaign illegally conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election, couldn't that make both the president and vice president illegitimate officeholders?
Helen Mary Clarke entertains and informs with her charming memoir, "An Account of My Life, 1915-1926."
AG's office did not censure Connecticut Landmarks for years of neglect of houses with endowments left to its care.
The Port Authority should be made to share some of the booty from the port of New London with the host city.
The state architectural historian says the town now is planning to save at least one of the existing buildings at the site of the proposed park on Greenmanville Avenue in the Rossie Velvet Mill Historic District.
The town has filed a lawsuit in Superior Court seeking an injunction to enforce an August cease and desist order against Spicer Mansion it says has not been complied with.