People, Planet, Profit Top Philosophy Obiocha Brings to CTNext

...can bring to the local community.  “I’m really interested in saying, how do we leverage the unique resources that New Haven has, that New London/Groton has, that Stamford has, that Hartford has. And even having those be the nexus of entrepreneurship innovation for their regions, for their counties,” he said. ...

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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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Holiday Gingerbread… and it’s Vegan

...dairy-free topping. A great holiday recipe that’s easily made, and improves when made a day or two in advance. Notes Muscavado sugar is a dark, rich tasting, unrefined sugar.  You can also use jaggery powder, which I picked up at Raj’s Cash and Carry in Groton. Ingredients ⅔ cup vegetable...

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On Learning Your Life’s Work Amounts to Nothing

...‘72, I maintained the Groton Sub Base softball fields. Each morning, an older gent and I cleaned trash beneath bleachers, mostly sailors’ beer cans, inadvertent troves of loose change, occasional folding money and scores of cigarette lighters, even a few mitts. My colleague, an itinerant philosopher, would spear aluminum cans...

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‘That’s a Wrap’ — 2021 Election Coverage

...the Board,” he said. GROTON — Groton Democrats won eight of the nine Town Council seats, according to the Democratic Town Committee chair, Conrad Heede. Of four available seats, two Democrats won four-year terms on the Board of Education. One Democrat also won a two-year term to fill a vacancy...

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Groton Democrats Make a Case for Town Council

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...and I want to try and make Groton a great place and increase everybody’s quality of life,” she said.  Franco, a lifelong Groton resident, said she is pro economic development  and would like to see the revitalization of the downtown Groton area.  “I would like retail and restaurants to come...

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Groton Republicans Field 7 Candidates in Bid to Retake Town Council

GROTON — After four years of Democratic control, the Groton Republican Town Committee is running seven candidates for seats on the town council on a platform of government transparency, opposition to the Mystic Oral School project, a return to civility and public input to council meetings and fiscal responsibility. “I think...

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David Spencer Pitches Beaujolais

...that is connected to real people.” Just steps from the Mystic River Bridge, on the Groton side, Spencer & Lynn is a cozy store with a focus on selling wines from small producers, with approachable prices, and a sensibility that favors individual expression, less intervention, organic and biodynamic winemaking.  “She’s...

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Employees Claim a Pattern of Abuse at Groton Utilities

GROTON – According to disciplinary records obtained by CT Examiner, complaints by employees of Groton Utilities suggest a pattern of hostile and abusive behavior including bullying, tantrums and threats, that led to the ongoing suspension of Director Ron Gaudet. A number of attempts to reach Gaudet for comment have been...

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