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.
Thu May 09, 2013
Three-year Niantic River Bridge project almost done
Only the finishing touches remain - painting, paving and putting up fencing, Andrew R. Ingram, an engineer of structures for Amtrak, said Tuesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Niantic River bridge to close overnight May 15-16
The state Department of Transportation announced today that it will perform routine maintenance on the highway bridge between Waterford and East Lyme starting 8 p.m. May 15 through 4 a.m. the following day.
Preservation Fund Potluck
The East Lyme Historical Society, along with the Friends of the Samuel Smith House, hold a Preservation Fund Pot Luck, their first joint fundraising venture, with all proceeds going towards the replacement of a structural beam in the 1660 Thomas Lee House and Restoration of the recently acquired 1685 Samuel Smith House on Plant's Dam Road.
Ye olde field trip in East Lyme
Rich Trudel, left, and Dan Ponder, seated, of the re-enactment group Quoketaug Rangers, watch as East Lyme Middle School fifth-grader Sophie Taylor, 10, hurls an ax at a target Tuesday as she and classmates learn about Colonial life during the 12th annual fifth-grade Hands-On Program at the East Lyme Historical Society's Thomas Lee House in ... (more)
Mon May 06, 2013
East Lyme summer water restrictions approaching again, but maybe for the last time
As residents face another summer of restricted water use, plans are moving forward on a water project that would make such practices unnecessary in the future.
Sun May 05, 2013
Sat May 04, 2013
State Police Issue Silver Alert For East Lyme Man
According to state police, Thomas Bonura, 37, was reported missing from the Niantic section of town.
Entrepreneur dives into aquaponics
DETERMINED that everyone in China should "eat well and be healthy," ambitious 26-year-old entrepreneur Irving Steel has set himself a mission: To ensure that all households have access to a safe and sustainable food supply.