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

Always Home appoints Cunningham as its new executive director

Always Home has announced it has appointed Tricia Cunningham as its new executive director.

Armed with vaccine, Massachusetts couple checks out sites in southeastern Connecticut

Roberta and Ken Murphy of Rockland, Mass., take photos from the Stonington Lighthouse Thursday, June 17, 2021, in Stonington Borough.  (Dana Jensen/The Day)

The COVID-19 vaccine has made one couple from Massachusetts feel comfortable and safe enough to take getaways within driving distance for a change of scenery.

Friends & Neighbors: Niantic native earns commendation

Lt. Benjamin D. Smith, left, is presented the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal as an end-of-tour award by Capt. Steven W. Antcliff, commanding officer, Naval Submarine School, at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton last month.

Lt. Benjamin D. Smith, a Niantic native, was presented the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal as an end-of-tour award by Capt. Steven W. Antcliff, commanding officer, Naval Submarine School at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton.

Documents identify Stonington High School coach fired for 'inappropriate' messages to female students

The school system has released documents that identify the Stonington High School coach fired in 2020 for sending "inappropriate" social media messages to female students as former freshman boys' basketball coach Bobby Atkins.

All Stonington dogs must be licensed by June 30

Town Clerk Cindy Ladwig is reminding dog owners that all dogs over 6 months old must be licensed by June 30 for the 2021-22 year.

Stonington looking to create small historic district in downtown Pawcatuck

Town and state officials will hold a June 24 virtual conversation on a proposal to designate a small area of downtown Pawcatuck a historic district, which is aimed at spurring further revitalization of the area.

Stonington POLICE & COURTS

Police logs - June 18, 2021

Arrests by state and local police around the region.

UPDATED: Stonington police say three men used SUV to try to rip ATM out of pharmacy

One man was arrested after he and two others usuccessfully tried to use a stolen Kia SUV to drag an ATM out of the Walgreen's pharmacy in Pawcatuck early Tuesday, police say.

Police logs - June 14, 2021

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region

Police logs - June 7, 2021

Arrests by state and local police departments across the region

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Write-in campaigns and May elections

At least a mayoral race in the City of Groton generated a decent turnout. In two other municipal...