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Latest Stonington News

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

Stonington approves $30 million apartment building for downtown Pawcatuck

The Planning and Zoning Commission has approved a special permit for a Boston developer to construct an 82-unit apartment building on the former Campbell Grain building site in downtown Pawcatuck.

Stonington launches fundraising for Town Hall community garden

If successful in raising $5,500 by Oct. 19, the town will receive matching grant from Sustainable CT’s Community Match Fund.

Howard endorsed by independent business PAC

Greg Howard, the Republican candidate for state representative from the 43rd District, has announced he has been endorsed by the National Federation of Independent Business Connecticut PAC.

Rescheduled Mystic Irish Parade now cancelled

The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation said it made the decision in response to the travel and other restrictions still in place across the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic and “was made out of an abundance of caution.”

After record outbreak in 2019, drought conditions have curbed EEE this year

Mosquitoes carrying the disease have been detected only twice, on Aug. 5 in Stonington and a week later in Hampton. No humans have been infected.

Mystic Seaport shipwrights working on Merchant Marine Academy training vessel

Mystic Seaport Museum shipwright Scott Gifford inspects the starboard propeller, or screw, of the training vessel Liberator as he works with Greg See, Nathan Adams and Vice President for Watercraft Preservation and Programs Chris Gasiorek to reinstall the 400-pound bronze hardware Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, at the Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

The T/V Liberator has been in Mystic shipyard for maintenance since June.

Stonington POLICE & COURTS

Police logs - Sept. 28, 2020

Arrests by state and local police across the region

Police logs - Sept. 14, 2020

Arrests by state and local police across the region

Police logs - Sept. 11, 2020

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

Stonington police searching for suspect in Pawcatuck bank robbery

Town police were searching for a lone male suspect who they said took an undisclosed amount of money from Charter Oak bank in Pawcatuck on Wednesday evening.

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SPORTS

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