8 hrs ago
Voice of the People: May 24, 2013
Tonight many of you have a lot to say about a move to get undocumented workers drivers licenses.
17 hrs ago
East Lyme superintendent rethinks Coastal Connections program move
Moving the Coastal Connections high-school program to a separate section of the Niantic Center School is no longer under consideration.
State parks turn 100-years-old
Folks hoping to hit the state parks this Memorial Day weekend may not realize how long the parks have been around.The state park system turns 100-years-old this summer.
Thu May 23, 2013
East Lyme voters approve budget
According to Registrar of Voters Carol Marelli, 724 votes were cast in favor of the spending plan, while 224 were against it.
Developer revises application for affordable housing in East Lyme
The developers seeking to build affordable housing in a light-industrial zone by West Main Street and Capital Drive have submitted a revised application of 60 units to the Zoning Commission.
Wed May 22, 2013
East Lyme budget referendum Thursday
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Community Center on Society Road for residents to vote on the $63,173,158 town budget for 2013-14. The budget represents a 1.54 percent increase from this year's spending plan.
East Lyme Historical Society Spring Flea Market
The East Lyme Historical Society will host their spring weekend flea market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 25 and May 26 on the Thomas Lee House Grounds, Route 156, just east of Rocky Neck State Park.
Tue May 21, 2013
Positive drug tests land suspect back in jail
A 20-year-old East Lyme man who posted bond last month after town police charged him with trafficking Oxycodone was taken into custody during a court appearance today because he had twice tested positive for drug use.
Sat May 18, 2013
East Lyme high school program may move to elementary school
The school district administration is proposing moving the Coastal Connections work study program to Niantic Center School and will hold information sessions on the proposal Monday.
Thu May 16, 2013
New London police on verge of new era in radio communication
Contractors are on the roof and digging into the walls of the New London Police Department this month to install wiring and antennas as part of a $2.38 million investment in a radio communication system overhaul.
Wed May 15, 2013
EL-Montville water deal lacked discussion
On Jan. 23 a Memorandum of Understanding was executed between the towns of East Lyme and Montville whereby East Lyme will provide, operate, and maintain a water main in and through Montville, and allow Montville to use this supplied water for agreed upon uses, most prominent being for fire services and connections.
Tue May 14, 2013
Fate of Newtown death certificate bills in doubt
The fate of legislation being pursued by the Newtown town clerk to restrict the public's access to death certificates appears to be in doubt as the General Assembly inches toward adjournment.
Eastern Connecticut Ballet debuts 'Ballerina Swan'
Emily Kramm, as Sophie the Swan, dances in a dress rehearsal of the Eastern Connecticut Ballet production of "Ballerina Swan" on May 11.
Mon May 13, 2013
Alert issued for missing Niantic teen
Jocelyn Rose Bernstein was last seen with a friend on East Pattagansett Road in East Lyme.
East Lyme man arrested on drug charges
An East Lyme man was arrested Thursday after police searched his vehicle and seized more than a half-pound of marijuana, ecstasy and hallucinogenic mushrooms.
East Lyme assisted-living facility planning to build addition
The proposal calls for a two-story addition on the building's northwest corner that would provide 11 more residential units and expand the facility from 48,000 to 54,000 square feet.
Sun May 12, 2013
Police logs - May 12
Demetrius C. Payne, 32, of 10 Buckeye Road was charged Friday with three counts of risk of injury to a minor.
Fri May 10, 2013
ECB Presents World Premiere of 'Ballerina Swan' at The Garde - May 19
On Sunday, May 19, Eastern Connecticut Ballet will perform a double-bill at The Garde in New London, comprising the world premiere of Ballerina Swan and a new take on an old favorite, Carnival of the Animals .
Police logs - May 10
Lori St. Jean, 46, of 368 Grindstone Hill Road, North Stonington, was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving with a suspended license.
Grand list up slightly in East Lyme
The 2012 grand list of taxable properties in town grew slightly, by 0.18 percent, to a net total of $2,050,119,208. Personal property assessments grew by 1.84 percent, to $43,887,499. Real estate assessments rose slightly, by 0.19 percent, to a net total of $1,881,561,539. However, motor vehicle assessments fell by 0.46 percent, to $124,670,170.