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Thu Aug 28, 2014
East Lyme's top Democrat resigns from town committee
His resignation follows a disagreement over his mailed endorsements of New London Democratic Town Committee Chairman Bill Satti, who was challenging state Rep. Betsy Ritter in the Aug. 12 primary for the 20th Senate District, after the DTC had formally endorsed Ritter.
Connecticut building permits tumble in June
The state Department of Economic Development released figures Wednesday showing only 327 permits were issued last month, nearly 100 less than during the same period last year.
Candidate's challenge: Return some of campaign public financing money to state
State Senate hopeful Paul Formica has challenged all candidates running for statewide office who have qualified for public financing to limit their spending of state funds and return 1.5 percent of their grant after Election Day.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Teen runner hit by car, seriously injured in East Lyme
A teenage girl was seriously injured Tuesday when she was struck by a car while running on Route 1, just west of Heritage Road.
East Lyme commission discusses Landmark lawsuit behind closed doors
The Water and Sewer Commission met in closed session Tuesday to discuss litigation from Landmark Development Group, the Middletown-based company that is proposing to build a residential complex, including affordable units, in the Oswegatchie Hills.
East Lyme names interim assistant superintendent
The school system is not only welcoming students back to school on Wednesday, but also introducing this year a new interim assistant superintendent for special education and pupil personnel services.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Local VNA announces flu shot clinics
The Visiting Nurse Association of Southeastern Connecticut has announced its schedule of public flu shot clinics for September and October.
Golf carts make inroads in East Lyme, Stonington
Among the cars, bicycles and motor scooters, golf carts have cropped up this summer in several driveways at the Black Point Beach Club Association and other neighborhoods.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Life's magic moments go digital thanks to East Lyme business
Owner Armi Rowe talks Tuesday about her new business, Rockumemories, at her offices in East Lyme.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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.
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.