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East Lyme negotiating Boardwalk repairs with Amtrak
Work to rebuild the Niantic Bay Boardwalk is being held up as Amtrak and the town negotiate a $400,000 project that First Selectman Paul Formica said Thursday he hopes will be paid for partially by the railroad company.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
EL needs a school budget that puts kids first
The recent vote by the East Lyme Board of Finance to cut the school budget by $550,000 should be a call to action by those who value the quality of life in East Lyme.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Bill that would allow New London, Waterford, East Lyme to share dispatch passes committee
The legislature's Planning and Development Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would give municipalities the power to create a regional dispatch authority for police, fire and emergency services.
Father and son in court on child porn charges
A father and son from East Lyme pleaded not guilty to possession of child pornography this morning during their first appearance in the New London court where major crimes are tried.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Experts: Allergy sufferers can expect a harsh pollen season
This week, red and silver maples and black birch began flowering in the southernmost parts of the state, setting off the beginnings of a pollen explosion allergists are expecting will make for a fierce allergy season this spring.
East Lyme revisits allowing golf carts in beach areas
Residents could drive golf carts within most beach communities in town if the Board of Selectmen approves an ordinance under consideration.
Take me out to the ballgame in Waterford
Waterford High School fans tailgate beyond the right-field fence as they watch Waterford take on East Lyme in varsity softball action Friday at Veterans Field in Waterford.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
East Lyme officials seek input on shifting last day of school
After factoring in multiple snow days, parents planning the safe graduation party for East Lyme High School seniors locked in June 20 as the party date.
Stonington crowd seeks restoration of funding trimmed from education budget
In the largest turnout for a municipal meeting here in at least 25 years, a raucous but respectful crowd of more than 400 residents and students packed the high school auditorium Thursday night and called on the Board of Finance to restore the $525,000 it has cut from the 2014-15 education budget as well as $1 million in safety related school ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Tolland Selected For Unique Solar Program
The town of Tolland has been selected to participate in a unique solar discount program that makes going solar easy and affordable.
Locally grown grows
Take even a fairly brief trip through any supermarket and the geographic gulf that has developed between shoppers and the source of much of the food they eat becomes readily apparent.
Finance board sets East Lyme budget for 2014-15 at $65K
The overall 2014-15 budget, for both the town and schools, now stands at $65,165,195, or a 3.15 percent increase over this year, after the Board of Finance finished deliberating on Wednesday.
Groton to check school volunteers' backgrounds
Groton Public Schools will require criminal background checks of people who volunteer regularly in the public schools, under a new regulation outlined this week.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
CBS 3 Springfield
Transgender juvenile sent to Conn. women's jail
Connecticut prison officials say they're detaining a transgender juvenile at the state women's jail, after a judge transferred custody of the teen from the Department of Children and Families to the Department of Correction.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
.Nicholas F. Bellantoni to Discuss "Historic East Lyme, Underground"
Nicholas F. Bellantoni, PhD, will discuss 'Historic East Lyme, Underground' on Sunday, April 6th,part of the East Lyme Historical Society's 2014 Lecture Series.
Fish for the catching in East Lyme
Department of Energy and Environmental Protection seasonal employee Al Lundbord dumps a netful of trout into Latimer Brook Friday in East Lyme.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Medical marijuana facility in Uncasville gets OK
A 7-month-old East Lyme company has been chosen as one of the state's first legal medical-marijuana dispensaries, the state Department of Consumer Protection said today.
New Commuter Rail Station in Westbrook; a Big Plus for a Growing Shoreline Town
Westbrook First Selectman Noel Bishop can hardly contain his enthusiasm for the newly competed Westbrook railroad station.
East Lyme selectmen back program to promote solar panels
The 20-week Solarize Connecticut program offers tiered pricing for solar panels.