Lamont Loss on Gun Bill Fuels Election Debate on Crime

...not legal permit holders,” said Republican State Rep. Greg Howard, a member of the Judiciary Committee and a veteran police officer in Stonington. “And that’s something that the other side continues to miss.” Wallingford State Rep. Craig Fishbein, a ranking Republican on the committee, was even more blunt.  “The Governor...

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Senate Bill 355 Would Divert Patient Savings to For-Profit Businesses

...reformed, but states like Connecticut should stay out of potential legislative traps that could make an already corrupted program worse. John LaMattina Stonington, CT LaMattina is former President, Pfizer Global Research and Development. He is the author of the upcoming book, “Profits and Pharma: Balancing Innovation, Medicine and Drug Prices.”...

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Sugar Kelp on the Menu as Underwater Harvest Underway 

...for the World Central Kitchen/WCK #ChefsForUkraine, the CT Restaurant Association and the RI Hospitality Association. Also, The Yellow Farmhouse Education Center in Stonington will host students in New London, Norwalk, and Stonington for virtual field trips to learn more about kelp farming.  Virtual programs for the general public will focus...

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Armored Emergency Vehicle Gets Closer to West Haven 

...West Haven of a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, or MRAP, now owned by Farmington police could have been derailed by a surprise amendment to related legislation that was introduced at a State Capitol meeting of the legislature’s Public Safety and Security Committee. Proposed by Stonington Republican committee member and...

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A Divided Decision in Southeast Connecticut — Norwich and New London Split, Towns Drop Mask Mandates for Schools

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...strongly recommends that students continue to wear masks. Norwich voted to extend the mask mandate through March 18, after which masking will become optional.   Groton, East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme and North Stonington have all announced that they will not be requiring masks after the state-level mandate expires.  Norwich In a...

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Lamont, Republicans Joust Over Spending Proposals

...is as important as responding to crime, he said, making investments in education, workforce development and mental health crucial. State Rep. Greg Howard, R-Stonington, said the state needed to increase police presence to enforce current laws rather than add more stringent gun laws.  “If the Governor wants to get serious...

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New London Presses for Added COVID Testing

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...that the district was working to get State support for the New London testing site at Ocean Beach Park.  Ledge Light, which comprises the towns of East Lyme, Groton, Stonington, New London, Old Lyme, Ledyard, Stonington, Waterford and North Stonington, has a total of four testing sites, each open for...

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Quick Deadlines for Holiday Baked Goods, Order Soon

...Also available are boxes of holiday cookies and French macarons. Zest Fresh Pastry https://zest-orderonline.square.site/holiday-menu-2021 (860) 381-0771 / 22 Bayview Ave 1A, Stonington  Accepting orders through Sunday, Dec. 19 “The yule logs are popular and we have regular and gluten free options,” said Gabriella Whitrow, owner and pastry chef. This year...

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