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10/18/16: Heritage park, water taxi mark end of first season
08/24/16: Water taxi to start offering special river tours
08/19/16: Heritage Park sites take a ride on the river to cross-promote
07/09/16: Best summer deal: Thames River Water Taxi season pass
06/09/16: Viola: A new state park
05/11/16: Charter members sought to support park as water taxi prepares to start running June 10
04/21/16: Local lawmakers join fledgling tourism caucus
04/01/16: Thames park organizers recount progress, entreat support for project
03/31/16: Operator chosen for water taxi service
02/16/16: Thames River Heritage Park group to evaluate water taxi proposals
01/27/16: Thames River Heritage Park group moves forward with organization, plans forum
01/14/16: Water taxi meeting attracts 7 potential operators
12/18/15: Operators being sought for Thames River water taxi
11/30/15: Water taxi vessels arrive in New London
11/25/15: Two surplus Navy vessels to be used for Thames River water taxis to arrive Monday
11/10/15: Two surplus Navy vessels secured for Thames River water taxi service
10/22/15: Thames Heritage Park steering committee hands off to transition team
09/10/15: Water taxi idea takes a vacation till next year
08/27/15: Surplus Navy vessel being sought for water taxi
07/30/15: Heritage Park transition team elects former seaport vice president as chairman
07/20/15: Thames River Heritage Park names transition team members
07/02/15: Thames River Heritage Park advances with signed document
04/01/15: Thames River Heritage Park plan aired
03/04/15: Water taxi funds still afloat in Hartford
02/18/15: Editorial: Heritage Park water taxi worth state investment
02/15/15: Water taxi service provider sought for river park
02/12/15: Thames River Heritage Park proposal coming together
02/06/15: Where’s the transportation governor?
01/23/15: Report provides process to create Thames River Heritage Park
01/16/15: Groton representatives push for Thames River water taxi funding
12/11/14: Operators to be sought for New London-Groton water taxi
11/12/14: Four more groups join push for Thames River Heritage Park
10/05/14: Summer successes point to a bright future for tourism (Opinion)
09/27/14: Water taxi surveys tally up support
09/20/14: Gov. Malloy jumps on board with water taxi
09/19/14: Water taxi survey available through midnight Sunday
09/18/14: Committee takes next steps toward making Thames River Heritage Park a reality
09/13/14: Regional heritage park plan backers hope success translates to support
09/10/14: Bring on the permanent water taxi
09/07/14: Water taxi makes a splash in New London, Groton
09/06/14: Heritage Park test
09/05/14: Dry run for water taxi planned this weekend on Thames River
09/05/14: Voila: A new state park
08/30/14: Community comes together revive water taxi idea
08/22/14: New London-Groton water taxi to run on trial basis next month
06/19/14: COG to assist with water taxi service planned between Groton and New London
03/12/14: Dormant idea for heritage park gets new look from lawmakers

Mystic River Press
04/06/15: Thames River park plans come into focus

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11/10/15: Navy boats ferry visitors to historic sites
12/01/15: Old US Navy boats to be refurbished as water taxis in New London