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New London’s SailFest 2014

New London’s Sailfest kicked off yesterday and will continue through Sunday, Jul 13th. It is billed as Southeastern Connecticut’s premier summertime event attracting over 300,000 people over the three-day festival. The festival features a major fireworks display, amusement rides, and over … Continue reading

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First Annual Connecticut Schooner Festival

The first annual Connecticut Schooner Festival begins this today! Five days of fun in Mystic and New London, September 11 – September 15.  Click here to learn more.

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Graves Of 18th Century Connecticut & Rhode Island Ship’s Captains Discovered In Suriname

The graves of four ship’s captains and merchants dating from the mid-18th century have been found in Suriname, a former Dutch sugar colony on the northern coast of South America. The graves of privateer Capt. Michael Burnham of Middletown, CT; Capt. William Barbut … Continue reading

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Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz, First Woman to Lead Military Academy

Rear Adm. Sandra Stosz has been named as the 40th Superintendent of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Ct.  She is the first woman to lead one of the nation’s five military service academies. New leader takes the … Continue reading

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