Posts Tagged ‘ Stonington ’

North Stonington, farmer reach compromise

Aug 23rd, 2014 | By

Following the advice of a Freedom of Information hearing officer, selectmen compromised last week with a property owner who made several allegations against the town. Van Brown, owner of Firefly Farms, filed FOI complaints about several actions and records relating to the Board of Selectmen’s decision to pursue legal action against him, although he withdrew

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Lab Tests Show Animals in North Stonington Are Domestic Dogs and Not Illegal Wolf Hybrids

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

The DEEP has announced that DNA tests on samples taken from seven animals in North Stonington showed them to be domestic dogs with “no recent wolf ancestry.”

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for a dredging project at the Mystic River in Groton and Stonington

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

The proposed project consists of maintenance dredging of up to 250,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from the Mystic River FNP (the 15′ channel, the 12′ channel and the 9′ anchorage area). The dredging would restore the channels and anchorage area to authorized depths. In addition to the FNP, the State of Connecticut has requested

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Stonington Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday

Apr 12th, 2013 | By

The Stonington Highway Department will host a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at its facility on Alpha Avenue. For more on this story, visit: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday – Government – Stonington-Mystic, CT Patch.

At 87, farmer John ‘Whit’ Davis has lived a life of preservation | The Day

May 18th, 2012 | By

John “Whit” Davis told me this week, as he stood on a piece of the 400 or so farm acres he owns in Stonington, that this particular stretch of land, on the Pawcatuck River looking across the water at Watch Hill, R.I., has never been plowed or tilled or disturbed in any way. Davis should

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Selectmen back grant to preserve Stonington’s Coogan Farm

May 11th, 2012 | By

The Board of Selectmen is backing efforts to obtain a state grant that would preserve a 34-acre tract at the Coogan Farm property in Mystic. via Selectmen back grant to preserve Coogan Farm – The Westerly Sun: News.

Connecticut DEEP, Avalonia Land Conservancy Acquire Coastal Property in Stonington

Jul 26th, 2011 | By

The Connecticut DEEP and the Avalonia Land Conservancy today announced that they have jointly acquired a 16-acre parcel of coastal grassland on Wequetequock Cove in the Town of Stonington, CT. The acquisition expands what is now a 2.4-mile corridor of contiguous protected open space extending from the Pawcatuck River on the Rhode Island border to Wequetequock Cove adjacent to the State of Connecticut’s Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, Connecticut’s largest and most ecologically significant coastal wildlife management area.

Stonington wind energy advocate clarifies proposal

Jul 17th, 2011 | By

Julia Roberts, who filed the proposal which was being developed by the Conservation Commission, said the regulation would not apply to the borough, which has its own Planning and Zoning Commission and regulations.