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Top Family Activities In Connecticut To Do Before The Summer Ends

Try one of the following parks, activities, festivals,or towns when scheduling your end of the summer bucket list, and end your kids’ summer on a high note.


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Motorist Killed By Tree In Severe Storm

(MYSTIC,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   –  A man was killed   Tuesday morning when  a tree toppled onto his SUV on Flanders Road in Mystic during a severe storm.It happened around   6  am. The storm took down trees, branches […]


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Retirement Home Residents Learn To Brew Beer

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — The idea of a brewery assembly line might conjure images of Laverne and Shirley toiling away in the dimly lit Schotz Beer warehouse. Reality, though, is very different for the team […]


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Seal Back At Sea After Treatment For Serious Injuries

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) — A female harbor seal that was found injured in Massachusetts in March has been returned to the sea. The seal, named Poppy by workers at the Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Clinic, […]


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Top Spots For A Fall Getaway Near Connecticut

These spots provide a variety of options for enjoying your next getaway this fall.


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Nature Center Defends $5,000 Gift From Monsanto

A $5,000 donation from seed giant Monsanto Co. to a nature center in Mystic has drawn criticism from activists who oppose genetically modified food.


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Flag Near Mystic Drawbridge Stolen Again

A group in Mystic is trying to prevent thieves from stealing a large American flag that flies near the drawbridge in the center of town, after it was stolen again over the weekend.


The CHARLES W. MORGAN sails on her first sea trial off New London, CT on June 7, 2014.  Photo by Dennis Murphy/Mystic Seaport

Historic Whaleship Sails for First Time in Nearly 100 Years

MYSTIC, Conn. (June 7, 2014)   The 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan sailed for the first time in almost a century  on Saturday, June 7, on the first day of sea trials for her 38th […]


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Whaling Ship Selects Maine ‘Stowaway’

Operators of a restored 19th century whaling ship have selected a Maine journalist to live on board the ship during its voyage scheduled for this summer.


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Mystic Seaport Seeks Stowaway For Whaling Ship

Mystic Seaport is looking for a stowaway for its restored 19th century whaling ship.