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

My Pet Pal: Reeces and Patches


Reeces and Patches are sometimes nicknamed Thera-pigs for all the love and laughter they bring.

Aquarium extends reduced admission offer for EBT card holders through 2019

Mystic Aquarium has announced that it will continue to offer substantially discounted general admission to Connecticut SNAP EBT benefit cardholders throughout the year.

Mystic Seaport decreases use of plastic products

Mystic Seaport Museum, has announced that it has taken a number of steps to decrease the use of single-use plastic products on its campus.

Thousands flock to Mystic Irish Parade

A crowd gathers to watch the Mystic Irish Parade as the Mystic Highland Pipe Band  plays on Sunday, March 24, 2019.  Over 100 groups walked in the 16th annual parade, which draws thousands of spectators to downtown Mystic.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

A crowd gathers to watch the Mystic Highland Pipe band play Sunday during the 16th annual Mystic Irish Parade.

Mystic water main cleaning begins Sunday night

The Aquarion Water Co. has announced it will clean water mains beginning Sunday night and lasting through April 28.

Rooted in a Navy man’s memories, a giant sequoia grows in Mystic

Giant sequoias are known for their hardiness, which allows them to adapt to places they're not native to, such as Mystic.

Mystic POLICE & COURTS

Groton Town police go live on state radio network

The town has been working with state agencies and Motorola Inc. to bring the new system live in Groton.

Case continued for woman charged with DUI in double-fatal Mystic crash

The woman who allegedly was driving drunk when she struck and killed two pedestrians in Mystic on March 9 appeared briefly Tuesday in New London Superior Court and had her case continued to April 1.

UPDATED: Two killed, one arrested after car strikes elderly pedestrians in Mystic

Carol M. Belli, 73, of 4 Oak St., Groton, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after the Saturday night incident.

Police: Car strikes two pedestrians in Mystic

Police say a vehicle struck two pedestrians as they crossed Route 27 near Latitude 41 Restaurant on Saturday night, leaving both with life-threatening injuries.

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OPINION

Comprenhensive parking and traffic planning for Mystic needed

Planners must guard against a piecemeal approach. The officials in Stonington and Groton, the two...

Much to like about Perkins Farm development, but housing diversity needed

The town of Stonington and its taxpayers are among the big winners in this development.