A skating rink with a synthetic ice surface is constructed on New London’s Parade plaza. The rink’s grand opening is scheduled for December 3.Read more "Time lapse: Parade plaza rink takes shape"
American Legion Post 112 in Montville celebrates Veterans Day with a candlelight ceremony recognizing local servicemen and women.Read more "Lighting the night for Veterans Day"
Theo Maryeski of Waterford sold his car and now commutes to New London by foot, bicycle or kayak. When he makes the five mile paddle from Alewife Cove to downtown New London, he pulls his kayak up the street on a skateboard.Read more "No car? No problem, commute by kayak"
Gustav Mahler’s sixth symphony requires a hammerschlag or hammer blow. Mark Weaver of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra constructed a hammer drum in his garage for principal percussionist Connie Coghlan to play during the ECSO’s concert at the Garde Arts Center on Saturday October 22, 2011.Read more "ECSO’s homemade hammer of fate"
The movie Great Hope Springs, starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, was filming on Water Street in Stonington Borough on Wednesday.Read more "Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones filming in Stonington"
Family Pizza in Niantic serves a 22-inch hot dog that they claim is New England’s longest.Read more "New England’s longest hot dog"
Emma Furgueson, 11, is directing a back yard production of The Wizard of Oz to raise money for the Humane Society.Read more "Yellow brick road leads to Mystic"