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

Mystic restaurant Drwb@24 closes, as owner retires

Cheryl Robdau grew the eatery from a part of Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream to its own spot.

Go Fund Me page set up for Mystic man critically injured in industrial accident

Truck driver Alex Medina was injured when a large log fell on his head while he was loading his truck at a Stamford transfer station on Aug. 12. He suffered a head, neck and spinal cord injuries.

Connecticut group reunites owners with missing pets

Nancy Mello Miller gets a kiss from her dog Abbey on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at their home in Mystic. Hours after getting adopted this past winter, Abbey ran away and after a week was returned home with the help of CT Dog Gone Recovery Volunteers.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

CT Dog Gone Recovery Volunteers' tactics involve cameras, traps, liquid smoke, posters and social media.

Out and About: Arts Café Mystic brings artistry every month

Christie Williams, former artistic director and co-founder of the Mystic Arts Cafe. Photo submitted

The Arts Café Mystic was started a quarter century ago by Williams and Melanie Greenhouse. The idea was to have a poetry reading in a café style.

Stonington Water Pollution Control Authority proposes 10 percent hike in sewer rates

The authority will now hold a public hearing on the proposed increase on Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. in police station community room.

'A national treasure': Mayflower II relaunches

Guests come forward to see the Mayflower II afloat after a relaunch ceremony Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Mystic Seaport Museum's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard. The ship, built in 1956, is a replica of the vessel that brought the Pilgrims to the New World in 1620 and was built in England as a gift to the United States in thanks for support during and after World War II. The ship is nearing the end of a 30-month restoration in Mystic in preparation to sail it again on the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' voyage in the spring of 2020.   (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

A crowd of people in the Mystic Seaport Museum's Henry B. duPont Preservation Shipyard watched as the Mayflower II was slowly lowered into the Mystic River on Saturday.

Mystic POLICE & COURTS

Groton police: New Britain driver hit Mystic pedestrian in June, left scene

Groton Town Police said they made an arrest in a June accident in downtown Mystic in which a vehicle hit a female pedestrian and then left to go to Stonington.

Colchester woman pleads guilty to embezzling from Mystic employer

A 56-year-old Colchester woman pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Bridgeport to embezzling more than $400,000 while working as a bookkeeper for the Greylock Property Group of Mystic.

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