Cleanup of Pawcatuck mill site complete

The cleanup of the former Connecticut Casting Mill in Pawcatuck was complete by Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 18, 2019. (Joe Wojtas/The Day)

The Connecticut Casting Mill property off Stillman Avenue will remain fenced and locked until town officials decide what to do with it.

Solar energy farm planned for Stonington

A Middletown firm wants to create a solar energy farm with 16,680 panels on farmland off Taugwonk Spur Road.

Courtney among lawmakers who will negotiate final version of funding bill for Pentagon

The bill would authorize billions of dollars for Connecticut, home to several big defense contractors including submarine builder Electric Boat, which is in Courtney's district.

Ribbon cuttings slated for two Stonington elementary schools

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and public tours of the newly renovated and expanded West Vine Street School will be held Saturday.

Vying for a chance at 'The Price is Right'

Amy Prevost, left, of Ivoryton shrugs her shoulders Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, after taping her audition while her sister, Cathy Hilt, right, of Niantic finishes her audition while being taped by local CBS television affiliate WFSB during the open casting call for CBS's

Amy Prevost, left, of Ivoryton shrugs her shoulders after her audition Tuesday while her sister, Cathy Hilt, right, of Niantic finishes hers during the open casting call for CBS's "The Price is Right" game show at Mohegan Sun.

LOCAL

Stonington registrars to hold registry list session on Oct. 1

The Registrars of Voters will hold a session on Tuesday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Town Hall to complete the preliminary registry list for the Nov. 5 election.

Forums to help outline challenges facing communities ahead of 2020 census

The first in eastern Connecticut will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Mohegan Sun Community and Government Center, 13 Crow Hill Road, Uncasville.

Norwich Rotary Celebrate Diversity event to start at 5 p.m. Monday

The Norwich Rotary Celebrate Diversity event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.

Police: Driver taken to hospital after having medical emergency in Norwich

A driver was taken to the hospital under life-threatening conditions after witnesses observed him apparently having a medical emergency and hitting a school bus and other vehicles, police said.

New London police investigating possible shots fired at convenience store

Police say they are investigating a Saturday night disturbance involving several people and possible shots fired in the parking lot of H&T Mart at 1 Ocean Ave.

Police logs — Sept. 16, 2019

Arrests by state and local police across the region.

COLUMNS

Stormy Daniels keeps her clothes on at Mohegan Sun

The porn star turned stand-up comic roasted President Trump Wednesday in a gig at Comix Roadhouse.

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GOP leaders want special session to correct 'badly written' meal tax law

Republicans and Democrats dug in Wednesday on whether Connecticut law clearly defines what is a meal subject to the sales tax. At issue is the impact of two words in the new budget, "grocery store," on a longstanding interpretation by state tax...

Elephant at center of 'personhood' legal fight dies

An elephant that had been at the center of a legal effort to give animals "personhood" has died

Connecticut library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour

Drag Queen Story Hour, which has drawn protests in some areas of the country, is coming to another Connecticut library

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