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Cod fisherman may see a big bump in their catches

STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - Tom Williams Sr.'s family has been fishing for generations, and he says the cod catch has been plentiful even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it was at an all-time low in 2016. "Fish have tails and they move," said Williams.(Photo: Tina Dete

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 22:51:35

Whaler's Inn buys John's Cafe building, is exploring options for site

Mystic - The Whaler's Inn has purchased the adjacent building at 9 Cottrell St., the former site of John's Mystic River Tavern. While a sign on the window of John's reads "Closed for Renovations," a decision on what to do with the building is pending, according to a Whaler's Inn official. "At this p

THEDAY - 2018-01-16 00:42:00

Seal Recovering After Surgery; Truck Carrying Fish Overturns

STONINGTON, CT - There was plenty of news across your town over the past week. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories. Contribute your own content to Patch by signing up for an account and clicking the "Post on Patch" button at the top right of the s

PATCH - 2018-01-14 22:21:14

Confessions of a state rep: 'We need to be tough and disciplined ... Don't hold your breath'

When it comes to budgeting dysfunction, the state of Connecticut is in a class by itself. Decades of politically driven, short-sighted, "something-for-everyone" budgeting has put the state in the fiscal soup. There is plenty of blame to go around, but since I've been in the legislature for 17 years,


Catherine Kolnaski Magnet School to host info sessions

GROTON - Catherine Kolnaski STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) Magnet School is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year and is holding three information sessions. The sessions will be held on Jan. 23 from 6 to 7 p.m., Feb. 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. and March 15 from 1

THEDAY - 2018-01-15 01:26:00

Our View: CMEEC ethics policy requires tough, clear language

The Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative is in the early stages of working on a draft of an ethics policy that would eliminate reimbursement for spousal travel as well as outline terms of travel compensation, gifts and conflicts of interest. So far, the four-page draft is taking a hard


WOW House: Enjoy Expansive Water Views In Stonington

The main floor rooms open to sprawling entertainment spaces, flowing into the outside living room. At the end of a private road, luxury and privacy are found in the modern elegance and easy design. This home includes high tech security, lighting, audio and entertainment systems. Expansive covered te

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:00:00

WOW House: Enjoy Water Views Right Outside Your Door In Groton

GROTON, CT - Experience a stunning colonial, constructed in 1861 in the Italian Villa style by Captain John A. Williams. This home features a private permitted dock, water frontage, direct access to the Sound and a commanding view over the Mystic River, across to the Mystic Seaport Museum and its a

PATCH - 2018-01-15 16:00:00

Thieves caught on camera breaking into car in Salem

Neighbors in Salem are fed up after they said for the third time this year, crooks targeted their small cul-de-sac. But this time, they said it was caught on camera. "The quad was right here on a trailer," Kerry Forgue said. Forgue said she's unfortunately used to things going missing from outside

KPTV.COM - 2018-01-15 08:14:00

Police identify Newberg fatal shooting victim

NEWBERG - A man was shot and killed in Newberg Friday night. His death is being investigated as a homicide. Gunshots were reported at 11:41 p.m. in the area of Main Street and East 2nd Street. Officers arrived and found a man dead with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was identified on Monday as

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 22:22:31

It's all about family and basketball for McNary's Doutt sisters

KEIZER - Kailey Doutt has played a long time in a McNary uniform, and she's had many teammates over the years. But as a senior this season, she has her best friend as a teammate - her freshman sister, Leah. "It's awesome, it's crazy," Kailey said. "Watching her growing up, I kind of expected it. It'

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-01-15 05:57:45

Where We Live: Nelson makes history in Supreme Court

Adrienne Nelson is the first African-American in Oregon's Supreme Court. (KOIN) SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) - On Monday, the country will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a celebration for one of history's greatest civil rights leader. King's legacy, and his impact, is being realized here, where we li

CHANNEL 6000 - 2018-01-15 21:00:37

Thieves caught on security camera may crack case

SALEM, Ore. - Neighbors in a south Salem Cul De Sac are sick of crime visiting them, and now home security camera video may help put a stop to it. The video shows one man quite well, as he and at least one other person break into cars and trucks. They eventually stole a trailer with a three wheel AT

KGW - 2018-01-15 20:53:42

Five hopefuls vie for Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador

Salem, Ore. - There are speeches to prepare, scrapbooks to finish and current events to brush up on as five young women prepare for the 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador contest later this month. Hosted by the Oregon Dairy Women, the 59th annual coronation banquet will take place Saturday, Jan.

CAPITALPRESS.COM - 2018-01-15 11:51:22

Oregon Could Be Exempt From Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan

SALEM, OR -- Oregon could be exempt from the recently announced offshore drilling plans by the Trump administration. Gov. Kate Brown reportedly told the media last week that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is considering a proposal to exempt the state. Earlier this month, the Trump administration anno

PATCH - 2018-01-14 21:06:56

Stop complaining about sexual harassment training

Subscribed, but don't have a login? We're disappointed with Rep. Bill Post's complaints last week on his radio talk show about having to attend state-mandated sexual-misconduct prevention training. Post, who represents portions of Keizer and rural Marion County in the state Legislature, started his


North Port man charged with murder, also charged with 2015 gun incident

NORTH PORT - A North Port man has been charged with murder and other felony charges in connection with the death of a 19-year-old man that was shot during a home invasion last week. Dontae Lamar Stanley Jr., 21, is believed to be one of two masked men who entered a home in the 8100 block of Chico Av

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 21:54:11

One person found dead after Nokomis fire

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office and State Fire Marshal are investigating the two-alarm fire. NOKOMIS - A body has been found in a Nokomis building after firefighters extinguished a two-alarm blaze Monday. The Sarasota County and Nokomis Fire Department responded to the fire in the 700 block of

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 00:14:25

161 complaints filed against travel agency that abruptly closed

The Attorney General's Office has opened an investigation into a travel agency that we told you abruptly closed its doors in November. It's a story we've followed for two months after Legendary Journeys shut down leaving customers out of thousands of dollars with no vacations. The AG's Office said i

NBC 2 - 2018-01-16 01:20:00

Passengers rescued after sailboat gets stuck in rough seas, fishing line

Two passengers were rescued off a sailboat when their vessel got stuck in crap trap lines Saturday afternoon, according to the City of Venice. The Venice Fire Department was dispatched after receiving reports of a distressed vessel one mile off the South Jetty. The department launched a rescue boat

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-01-14 21:00:58