- Westerly council, residents, consultant weigh in on dam-removal optionsby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on October 20, 2021 at 1:00 am
WESTERLY — Although they have yet to formally commit, members of the Town Council say they are leaning toward an option that would lower the dam that crosses the Pawcatuck River at the Potter Hill Mill, thereby maintaining the river's…
- PHOTOS: Horses graze at Long Meadow Farmon October 20, 2021 at 12:55 am
- With rescue funds spending plan, Stonington prepared to move on major projectsby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on October 20, 2021 at 12:50 am
STONINGTON — The Department of Public Works will be able to replace an aging salt dome, the town will upgrade HVAC systems at Stonington Town Hall and Stonington Human Services, the Pawcatuck water loop will be completed and several local…
- PHOTO: Legend of the fall — leaf-blowing has begunon October 20, 2021 at 12:45 am
- Thousands of online sports bets placed on Conn.'s 1st dayby By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press on October 20, 2021 at 12:40 am
Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.
- PHOTOS: A frighteningly fun Trunk or Treat at Springbrook Elementary Schoolon October 19, 2021 at 1:00 am
- New system sought to replace decades-old lighting at Augeri Fieldby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on October 19, 2021 at 12:55 am
WESTERLY — School officials hope to soon determine the cost of replacing the decades-old lighting system at Westerly High School's Sal Augeri Field. In the meantime, officials hope an inspection planned for Wednesday will reveal whether the lights can be…
- DiCesare, Town of Stonington agree to $20,000 settlement in wrongful termination lawsuitby By Jason Vallee Sun staff writer on October 19, 2021 at 12:50 am
STONINGTON — Town officials have entered into an agreement with Louis DiCesare II that will pay the former town highway supervisor $20,000 to settle a wrongful termination lawsuit filed after he was fired in 2015.
- Raimondo out to save U.S. jobs, 1 computer chip at a timeby By Josh Boak Associated Press on October 19, 2021 at 12:45 am
Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist father, closed its Rhode Island factory and moved production to China in 1983.
- PHOTOS: Getting come exercise at the new fitness space in Ninigret Parkon October 19, 2021 at 12:35 am
- PHOTOS: Artists, art lovers come together during 15th annual HopArts Studio Trailon October 18, 2021 at 1:00 am
- Nursing school applications n the rise as young people see challenges, opportunities in COVIDon October 18, 2021 at 12:55 am
STORRS, Conn. — Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity…
- Lawsuits demand unproven ivermectin for COVID-19 patientsby By Deepti Hajela Associated Press on October 18, 2021 at 12:50 am
NEW YORK — Mask rules, vaccination mandates and business shutdowns have all landed in the courts during the COVID-19 outbreak, confronting judges with questions of science and government authority. Now they are increasingly being asked to weigh in on the…
- Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aidby By David A. Lieb Associated Press on October 18, 2021 at 12:45 am
At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with a new pool. An hour’s drive to the north, the…
- PHOTOS: A seaside snooze by the Watch Hill Lighton October 18, 2021 at 12:40 am
- Melford exhibit honors trees and natureby By Nancy Burns-Fusaro Sun staff writer on October 17, 2021 at 1:00 am
MYSTIC — Furniture designer Caely Melford stood next to her father, Michael Melford, one morning last week in the Charles H. Davis Gallery at the Mystic Museum of Art.
- Colorado woman in running for Watch Hill Lighthouseby By Dale P. Faulkner Sun staff writer on October 17, 2021 at 12:55 am
WESTERLY — A Colorado woman who is applying to take ownership of the Watch Hill Lighthouse wants to use the historic landmark as a symbol to focus attention on poverty and ways to help women become financially stable and astute.
- Some hospitals delay worker COVID-19 vaccine requirementby The Associated Press on October 17, 2021 at 12:50 am
Hundreds of health care workers in Massachusetts have received COVID-19 vaccines in recent days to meet requirements, but thousands of employees remain unvaccinated, and some hospitals have delayed their deadlines.
- Removing the %&*@ from Maine's vanity plates will take timeby By DAVID SHARP Associated Press on October 17, 2021 at 12:45 am
Removing the flipping obscenities from license plates on Maine's roads and highways isn't going to happen overnight, even though a law banning such profanities in a state where such regulation has been unusually lax goes into effect Monday.
- In the Easy Chair with Kelsie Michaudby By Nancy Burns-Fusaro Sun staff writer on October 17, 2021 at 12:40 am