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Stonington Reporter: Joe Wojtas    (860) 701-4494

Stonington proposes to ban cannabis sales and production

A town meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at Pawcatuck middle school on a proposal that would ban all types of cannabis sales and production in town.

Ocean film festival this weekend in Stonington

Saturday's topics will include coastal erosion/rising seas, fisheries and sharks while Sunday's topics will be shipping and sonar, whales and lobsters.

Women's reproductive rights' march Saturday in downtown Pawcatuck

A Pawcatuck women's rights march will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Pawcatuck River Bridge.

Book Notes: Seventeenth century perspective on fake news

In this 21st century fever of fake news it is encouraging to recall that the 17th century physician and theologian Sir Thomas Browne wrote his work the ‘Pseudoxia Epidemica’ in direct response to an epidemic of fake news that troubled...

Amtrak police, local officers teach railroad safety in Groton, Mystic

Amtrak police and local law enforcement officers teamed up in Groton and Mystic this week for Operation Clear Track, an initiative meant to raise awareness and enforce safe railroad crossing during Rail Safety Week.

Troop 9 Pawcatuck recognizes Mark Robinson for service to community

Mark Robinson, second from right, with his three sons David, Will and James, at the Marine Corps Memorial in Washington D.C.

Boy Scouts of America Troop 9 Pawcatuck recognized this month Scoutmaster Mark Robinson for his devotion and service to the troop for the past six years.

Stonington POLICE & COURTS

Police logs - Sept. 27, 2021

Arrests made by local and state police departments in the region.

Lanes reopen after crash on Interstate 95 in Groton

Lanes have reopened to traffic after a crash on Interstate 95 north in Groton was causing traffic delays Monday morning.

Police logs - Sept. 18, 2021

Arrests by state and local police in the region.

Two people injured in 5-vehicle crash on I-95 south in Stonington

A five-vehicle crash left two people injured and caused major delays on Interstate 95 southbound in Stonington beginning late Tuesday morning.

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Reject tax breaks for Campbell Grain housing project in Pawcatuck

Why should Stonington voters approve a tax abatement for a project that is highly profitable?


Mazzulli lifts East Lyme to 4-2 victory over Stonington in girls' soccer

East Lyme senior stopped Ella Mazzulli scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game-winner...

This time, experience favors Stonington in ECC field hockey matchup with East Lyme

Stonington field hockey didn't allow a shot on goal in Tuesday's 3-0 victory over East Lyme, which...

Stonington's Piver Cup tournament is about more than just soccer

Stonington's girls' soccer team defeated Westerly 7-0 Saturday in the semifinals of the Piver Cup...

Fitch pulls together to hold off Stonington 13-7

For all the things that can go wrong in a high school football game after a year off due to a...


Healing strum: Guitars for Vets provides free lessons

A veteran has to be referred by a counselor, for post trautmatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression or something else, but once they are there, “every single one of them says it helps.”

Notably Norwich: The YMCA was a great place for local youths

It’s sad to drive by the former YMCA building in Norwich these days, remembering the joy it brought to so many people of all ages, religions, economic backgrounds and ethnicities for so many years.