It was a busy news week and unfortunately not all of it was good news.
On Monday morning a causing locals to come out to see the sight on a Lord’s Point beach and speculate about how the animal ended up there. The young female whale was already dead when it washed ashore and the Mystic Aquarium was unable to do a necroscopy before . The Mystic Aquarium did however, take genetic samples from the whale, which will hopefully provide some answers.
On Monday, the news also came out that ’s fall 2012 tour will be their farewell tour. Many southeastern Connecticut residents have followed the band’s .
Early Tuesday morning a despondent Groton firefighter with Stonington ties took his . State and local police including police from Stonington had spent much of Monday night and early Tuesday morning negotiating with the .
The first phase of the isn't finished yet but the Groton Town Council is already starting to think about the second phase.
There was some exciting, good news this week. Former Mystic resident was set to make his MLB debut with the Mets on Thursday. Harvey grew up in Mystic and graduated from Fitch High School a few years ago.
If you’re looking for someplace new in the state to have to visit check out our summer feature, . Each week we feature a great day trip for you and your family.
And if you’re looking for ice cream check out the newly released .
One place close to home you don’t want to is our own Stonington Borough. The movie Hope Springs debuts August 10 and the Hope Springs Event Planning Committee officially unveiled its plans for a month-long promotional event based on the movie. Don’t forget to save your ticket stub and download your Be On Location With Hope Springs In Stonington Borough passport.
Thanks so much to and for claiming their directory listings on Patch. If you have a business in Stonington, Mystic or Pawcatuck that you want listed on Patch for free or want to claim email Editor Bree Shirvell.
We covered lots more this week and throughout the weekend, so search the site for other stories, follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates and check out our calendar to see what's happening next week in town.