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Developer Withdraws Smiler’s Wharf Application Prior to Mystic Hearing

STONINGTON — In a three-page letter to the town’s Planning and Zoning Commission Tuesday morning, the developers of the Smiler’s Wharf project formally withdrew their application for a zoning change on their 11-acre Mystic site for an ambitious project that would have comprised a 5-story hotel, a 6-story apartment building, a 200-seat restaurant, townhouses, a… Keep Reading

Posted on in Old Saybrook

“Pipeline Initiative” Provides Intensive Training For Manufacturing in Eastern Connecticut

OLD SAYBROOK — Removing her large welding mask and heavy-duty gloves, Kathryn Mica took a break from welding metal rings onto panels Friday morning in one corner of Sound Manufacturing’s 50,000-square-foot factory floor in Old Saybrook.  “I always worked with kids. I’m a former educator who always had an interest in the arts and a… Keep Reading

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Young Forest Habitat Initiative Brings Balance to Lyme Woodland

LYME – With hardly any tall trees, the ground covered in grasses and sedges, and a few large piles of brush in sight, it seems almost like something has gone wrong. As though something happened here that shouldn’t have. Gone are the rows upon rows of tall oaks and maples, the shade they provide and… Keep Reading

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Business and Residents Split on Smiler’s Wharf in Mystic

MYSTIC — The stark contrast between the residential community’s opposition to the Smiler’s Wharf proposal and the business community’s support of the project continued at a Planning and Zoning Commission public hearing on Monday night at Stonington High School auditorium.  The commission heard opponents to the project who hadn’t had a chance to speak at… Keep Reading

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Clinton Tests Roundup Alternatives to Tackle Invasives

“The first selectwoman of Clinton came to us concerned about Roundup after hearing about all these court cases,” said Sam Gold, the executive director of the Lower Connecticut River Valley Council of Government (RiverCOG). “She wanted help looking into other methods of control.” Keep Reading

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