There were 3,364 bags of mail onboard the RMS Titanic went in sank on April 15, 1912. One Renault 35-horsepower automobile, 2,200 pounds of coffee 16,000 lemons and thousands of other . A century after the “unsinkable” ocean liner sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic, Patch spent the week taking a l to one of the worst—and certainly the most famous—maritime disasters in history.
There was a profile of the , a story and video on and much more.
Dazzling gems, vividly colored stones and beads. They can all be found and used to create unique bracelets, necklaces and earrings at . Stonington-Mystic Patch caught up with y this week and learned how the self-taught jewelry designer took a passion and turned it into a career.
Some sad town news came to us on Wednesday when we learned that . Our thoughts and condolences are with his friends and family.
Connecticut state lawmakers debated the death penalty during the week. The Connecticut House of Representatives voted in favor of in the state. . Shortly after the House version passed Gov. Dannel P. Malloy issued a press release saying, "When (the bill) gets to my desk I will sign it.” With Malloy's signature, Connecticut will be the fifth state in five years to do away with capital punishment.
For the past six weeks several with Roy Thomas of . And while students will be back in school on Monday Thomas hopes to offer a summer camp for students on photography when summer break comes in just a couple of months.
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