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Mystic Reporter: Joe Wojtas    (860) 701-4494

Mystic Aquarium Animal Rescue Team kicks off summer tour on Saturday

Mystic Aquarium will kick off its summer effort to raise awareness about its Animal Rescue Program this summer, with appearances at three area beaches on Saturday.

Stonington to begin Hewitt Road work

The Town of Stonington has announced that it will begin an extensive eight-week project to rebuild Hewitt Road at the end of this month.

Stonington will not submit rezoning plan on behalf of Mystic property owners

The Stonington Planning and Zoning Commission this week rejected a request by a group of Broadway Avenue extension and Edgemont Street property owners who asked the commission to submit an application to rezone their land from manufacturing to...

Mystic's Adam Young wins 'Best Baker in America'

Contestants Adam Young, left, and Jean-Francois Suteau during the

He was awarded a grand prize of $25,000 — a lump sum that he intends to invest in his newest venture, a second Sift Bake Shop, which opened in Watch Hill at the end of May, and toward hiring additional staff for both locations, he said...

Mystic Seaport's celebration of Viking culture draws huge crowds

Members of Flock Theatre perform

With a stunning reproduction of a large Viking longship and enough helmets and mead to make Ragnar Lodbrok proud, visitors to the Mystic Seaport this weekend were treated to quite the celebration of Viking culture.

Groton-Mystic softball team wins June tournament

Top row left to right: Manager Shawn Cabral, Coach Mac Lyon, Katie Tuohy, Tayana Delgado, Avery Frickman, Grace Jenkins, Charlotte Cabral, Annalyn Cahill, Coach Will Jenkins, Coach Barry Tuohy. Bottom row left to right: Sydney Lyon, Sophia Cabral, Sophie Ash, Alice Hu, Kiley Resende, Abriel Carey. (photo courtesy of Will Jenkins)

The 12U CT Crush softball team won the 2018 RI X-Treme May Fly Open in West Greenwich over the weekend of June 2.


Second Benoit son facing charges related to plumbing work

A second son of the plumber charged this month in a botched boiler installation is facing charges related to unlicensed plumbing work, court documents show.

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A career tackling problems home and abroad

After a 13-year run working mostly overseas for the State Department, a local woman set her sights...