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L+M invites donors to talk about strike, proposed tax on hospitals

Premium Content Lawrence + Memorial Hospital has invited 750 past and current donors and others to private forums next month to talk to them directly about recent controversial issues, including a proposed property tax on nonprofit hospitals and colleges and last year's labor dispute.

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Preparing seed bombs at Avery Point for Earth Day

Premium Content Tabitha Jacobs, left, and Tiffany Rich, students at UConn's Avery Point campus and members of the campus environmental club, Eco Husky, make "seed bombs" Wednesday as part of the club's annual Earth Day festivities. The event included a number of demonstrations and vendors. The seed bombs are made of native wildflower seeds encased in a mud ball and wrapped in a biodegradable case (in this case, recycled newspaper) and are designed to be thrown into an area where one wants wildflowers to grow.

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EB reaches five-year deal with Metal Trades Council

Premium Content Electric Boat and the Metal Trades Council have agreed to a new five-year contract that includes raises, a pension increase for current employees and a voluntary severance package.

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New London urged to rethink bonding plan

Premium Content As the City Council on Wednesday took the next step toward bonding $1.1 million to bolster the city's feeble fund balance, a handful of residents voiced their discontent with the plan.

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Father shares his pain to help promote safe driving for teens

Premium Content On Wednesday, Tim Hollister spoke to about 30 parents at Robert E. Fitch High School about how they can make it safer for their teenagers on the road.

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Volunteer attorneys helping out as local homeowners navigate foreclosure cases

Premium Content New London attorney Nancy Harrington is one of 21 local lawyers who volunteers to help area homeowners and tenants in foreclosure cases navigate the legal system.

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What’s happening this weekend

Premium Content Stonington Players bring on the comedy with "Scrooge Macbeth"

Premium Content Mystic Boathouse: A great spot with or without the kids
Premium Content Kathy Kosins and John di Martino play the Garde's Oasis Room tonight

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Field of Greens: Wine & Chocolate Extravaganza! — 5:00 pm; Fri., Apr. 25

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