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Photo Credit: Charles W. Morgan (Courtesy Mystic Seaport)

Historic Whaling Ship Returns to Water

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Mystic Seaport in southeastern Connecticut launched a historic whaling ship on Sunday, celebrating the maritime past of Connecticut, New England and the United States. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy tied the state’s […]

07/22/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on July 21, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mystic’s Harvey Dominant in Win

By HOWIE RUMBERG AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) _ Matt Harvey knew of one way to quiet all the talk about his off-field activities being a distraction: dominate on the mound. The young ace […]

07/22/2013

Harp Seal (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Mystic Aquarium to Release Rescued Harp Seal in RI

MYSTIC, Conn. (AP) _ Mystic Aquarium officials say they will release a rescued harp seal on Charlestown Breachway State Beach in Rhode Island. The 1- to 2-year-old seal will be released at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. […]

07/10/2013

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Ailing Seal Pup In Mystic Gains National Attention

The harbor seal pup lay battered on a Massachusetts beach, the victim of a brutal attack by an older seal that left deep wounds all over her body and sapped so much of her strength that she couldn’t even flee when rescuers found her.

03/29/2013

Broken Sprinkler Floods Part Of Nursing Home

Fire officials in Mystic say a broken sprinkler pipe flooded part of a local nursing home and forced care workers to relocate 25 residents.

01/28/2013

Baby penguins at Mystic Aquarium in 2008. Photo courtesy of Mystic Aquarium.

Mystic Penguins Visit Gampel Pavilion

A couple of penguins from Africa spent the day hanging out in UConn territory _ at Gampel Pavilion to be specific.

11/14/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip to Groton-New London

August 25
Although they sit less than an hour from Hartford, New London and Groton, especially the village of Mystic, seem like an entirely different world. From historic battlefields to waterparks, this area offers everything a traveler hopes for in a weekend adventure.

08/25/2012

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Mystic Man Identified As Scout Leader That Died In RI

A 44-year-old leader of a Mystic Boy Scout troop has died after collapsing at a Rhode Island scout reservation.

07/27/2012

Dr. Robert Ballard (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Ocean Explorer Ballard Helps Locate Pilots’ Bodies

Dr. Robert Ballard, the head of the Institute for Exploration at Connecticut’s Mystic Aquarium, has helped Turkish authorities locate the bodies of two Turkish pilots shot down by Syria nearly two weeks ago.

07/05/2012

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FBI Asked To Look Into Mystic Man’s Death

The FBI is reviewing allegations of wrongdoing by Westerly police in the arrest of a Connecticut man who died 16 hours after being released from the custody of Westerly, Rhode Island, police. .

05/11/2012

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