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Stonington Reporter: Joe Wojtas     j.wojtas@theday.com    (860) 701-4494

Stonington school board approves $1.2 million COVID recovery plan

The Board of Education has approved a plan to use more than $1.2 million in federal COVID-19 funding to run a summer school and hire a large group of teachers, instructors and mental health workers to help students recover from the effects of the...

Municipal meetings

Municipal meetings for the week beginning Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Homegrown Preston land survey firm merges with Boston-based DGT Associates

Susan Mattern's works sets up a robotic total system used to scan an area while working on a property survey of a home Wednesday, April 7, 2021, on Chesebro Lane in Stonington. Mattern's firm, Mattern Landscaping of Preston, a land surveying specialist, recently was acquired by the Massachusetts firm DGT Associates.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Preston native Susan Mattern's firm has become the southeastern Connecticut hub for DGT Associates, with Mattern as manager.

That nesting instinct

An osprey rejoins its mate on their platform at the Paffard Marsh along Rt. 1 in Stonington Thursday, April 8, 2021.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Osprey nest at Paffard Marsh in Stonington on Thursday.

Rower takes to Stonington cove on a sunny day; more mild weather ahead

A rower moves a single scull Wednesday, April 7, 2021, across Quanaduck Cove in Stonington. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A rower moves a single scull across Quanaduck Cove in Stonington on Wednesday, a warm and sunny day.

Stonington approves pastry, coffee shop for vacant Pawcatuck building

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a permit to reopen this vacant commercial building at 148 South Broad St. in Pawcatuck into a pastry and coffee shop. (Joe Wojtas/The Day)

The building across from Brookside Village previously housed four doughnut and coffee shops.

Stonington POLICE & COURTS

Police logs - April 12, 2021

Arrest by state and local police departments across the region

Updated: Police identify cyclist injured in Stonington as Michael Graner

Police identified the cyclist injured in Stonington as Michael Graner.

Section of Route 1 in Stonington now closed after car hits bicycle

Police said they expect the road to be closed for several hours as accident reconstruction team investigates the incident.

Police logs - April 7, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

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Still rowing toward a distant finish line

The planning for creation of the Mystic River Boathouse Park has faced numerous setbacks, but the...

Trading salaries to gain a position a bad and strange precedent

As noble as it may be, the annoucement by two elected officials in Stonington they they would...

Getting students back in school full-time is a top priority

Getting students back in classrooms is not only important for their benefit, but for society...