11 hrs ago
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is making a campaign issue of his handling of the 2012 mass school shooting in Newtown, saying it's an example of his leadership in difficult times.
15 hrs ago
State Independent Party nominates Formica in 20th State Senate District race
Danbury East Lyme First Selectman Paul Formica, the Republican candidate for the 20th State Senate district, earned the nomination of the state Independent Party Thursday night, according to Formica's campaign.
The Hartford Courant
Inmate Serving 25 Years For Death, Dismemberment Of Drug Dealer Found Dead In Cell
EAST LYME – A 40-year old inmate serving 25 years for her role in the grisly murder and dismemberment of her drug dealer died of an apparent suicide Thursday at the York Correctional Institution, according to the Connecticut Department of Correction.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Interconnection grant sought to back up region's water systems
The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments is seeking a grant for a proposed water interconnection that could bolster the region's system for transporting water in the event of storms or emergencies.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Surgery gives Grenadian girl plenty to smile about
Delisha Dominique, 9, who suffers from cerebral palsy and lives in a home for the disabled in Grenada, cools off under a sprinkler with Allison Cost at the home of Dr. Thomas Sena in East Lyme.
East Lyme hotel is still empty after power cut off
The Elms Hotel remains unoccupied this week, after residents were evacuated from the more than century-old building in Crescent Beach following a power shut-off on Friday.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
East Lyme father and son plead guilty to child porn charges
Brian Faford, 25, and Donald Faford, 57, both of 47 Charter Oak Drive, pleaded guilty this morning in New London Superior Court to third-degree possession of child pornography, a crime that carries a mandatory minimum sentence of one year in prison.
New York Daily News
Conn. teacher busted having sex with student: cops
William C. Friskey, 36, is accused of having sex with his 18-year-old student in his classroom during lunch.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Moving past the Aug. 12 primary
On Aug. 12, Republicans were asked to choose who should be their nominee to try to unseat the incumbent Democrat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Occupants of aging Niantic hotel forced out when power shut off
Town officials helped to relocate as many as 30 tenants of The Elms Hotel who were displaced Friday following a power loss and a ruling by the town's fire marshal that the century-old building was unfit for occupancy.
Local, state police execute search warrant at Shore Road home in Waterford
Police from several local agencies executed a search and seizure warrant at 217 Shore Road, the home of the late Dr. Martin Frank, a cardiologist who had a practice in New London.
East Lyme zoning commission taking another look at affordable housing plan
The Zoning Commission will hold an additional public hearing on an application for an affordable housing development near the Rocky Neck Connector that it denied last year, following a court decision in an appeals case.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Harold Arkava keeps memory of Bulkeley Boys alive
In 1951, the last class of boys graduated from the Bulkeley School, which then became New London High School.
With water main break contained, New London mayor drops emergency declaration
Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio with City of New London Fire Department Battalion Chief Tom Curcio, right, at his side, talks to the media about New London's water emergency outside the Thomas E. Piacenti Regional Water Pollution Control Facility in New London Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.
East Lyme will test pressure in new water lines once New London leak is fixed
East Lyme Once the water leak in New London is completely under control, the town will continue its testing of the regional water interconnection project that will transfer water between the city and the town, said First Selectman and Water and Sewer Commission Chairman Paul Formica.
Montville marijuana dispensary could open mid-September
With an H&R Block tax-preparation office on one side and a hair salon on the other, the region's first medical-marijuana dispensary contains not a whiff of a smell more pungent than fresh paint on the walls.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Stonington police commission to consider golf cart use in Lords Point
The Board of Police Commissioners on Thursday afternoon will consider whether to allow public use of golf carts in Lords Point.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Satti concedes 20th Senate District race to Ritter
Bill Satti, the defeated primary candidate for the Democratic state Senate seat in the 20th District receives a hug from his son Maxwell, 18, and daughter Olivia, 16, at Satti's headquarters in New London Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
East Lyme outlines search process for next school superintendent
The school board will hold focus groups this fall with parents, staff and other stakeholders as it searches for a new superintendent to succeed James Lombardo, who plans to retire in January.