Thursday Dec 19
'More Than Words' a problem-solving program
Science and Technology Magnet High School student Rebecca Weigel helps members of her group arrange themselves to present their prioritized pyramid of personal traits to students from Groton and Ledyard and the magnet school as part of the "More Than Words" workshop on Wednesday at the magnet school in New London.
Thursday Dec 19
Ledyard to make academic cuts
Board member Gordon Strickland, who is chairman of the board's finance committee, said years of flat-funding and even some reductions in the school budget have caught up to them, leaving the board with few options.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Shoreline Ringers Holiday Concert
The Shoreline Ringers, directed by Jane Nolan, is a top level community handbell choir ringing five octaves of Malmark handbells and five and one-half octaves of Malmark handchimes.
Winter storm prompts schools to close early
A snow storm that is expected to come later this morning has prompted many school districts to close early today.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Nearly 300 acres of farmland along Groton-Ledyard border to be protected from development
Two hundred and ninety-eight acres of farmland, bogs, vernal pools, fields and forests straddling the Groton-Ledyard border will be protected from development through an agreement announced last week between the Groton Open Space Association and the landowner.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Fire damages Ledyard kitchen
A fire caused extensive damage to an Iron Street house early this morning but no one was injured, according to the fire department.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
New Ledyard council wraps up year
The Town Council held its first meeting with one new member Wednesday, wrapping up the year with the official request for next year's budget and the cancellation of its next meeting, originally scheduled for Christmas day.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes Route 12 in Preston
Route 12 is shut down in the area of Route 2A in Preston due to a tractor-trailer crash, according to police.
Teens arrested for shooting paintballs
Three young men in Norwich are facing assault charges for allegedly shooting paintballs at pregnant women and their children.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
3 arrested for alleged role in Norwich paintball attacks
Police arrested three people this week on charges that they shot people, including a pregnant woman, with paintballs on Halloween night and on several days in early November.
Schools close ahead of impending snow storm
The following school districts are closed: Colchester, East Lyme, Franklin, Griswold, Ledyard, Lyme-Old Lyme, Montville, Norwich, Old Saybrook, Preston, Stonington and Waterford.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Ledyard police arrest Uncasville man for Oct. 31 car accident
Uncasville resident Kyle Fox, 23, turned himself into Ledyard police Friday after learning of a warrant for his arrest in connection with a motor vehicle accident that took place on Oct. 31. At approximately 12:56 a.m. that morning, Fox was driving a car that hit a utility pole on Route 214.
The Hartford Courant
Man Charged In Serious Ledyard Crash
A 23-year-old man was charged Friday with operating under the influence and assault in connection with a serious crash that happened in October, police said.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Ledyard police charge man with cashing stolen checks
A former Norwich man already facing a host of criminal charges related to allegations he cashed stolen checks was arrested again Thursday by Ledyard police on similar charges.
Graner's first Groton priority: starting 'walk through' program
Michael Graner starts Jan. 1 as Groton's new superintendent of schools, and he already has one new practice he wants to put in place.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Ledyard Police Investigating Shewville Road Burglary
A press release from the Ledyard Police Department: On Dec. 3, the Ledyard Police Department received a report that a resident had returned to his home located on Shewville Road near the Preston town line and found items missing.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
"Booms" in Southeastern Connecticut Were Earthquakes
The Weston Observatory at Boston College said it recorded two small earthquakes near Norwich on Friday.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Ledyard PD investigate cars & house fire
Two cars and a portion of a home were involved in fire in Ledyard on Saturday night.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Two dogs rescued from fire in Gales Ferry home
Ledyard Two dogs were rescued from a house that caught fire Saturday night in the Gales Ferry section of town, according to Gales Ferry Fire Chief Tony Saccone.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
No Answers for Rattled Old Mystic, Groton Residents About Mysterious Booms
Old Mystic Fire Chief Kenneth Richards Jr.'s Lantern Hill Road home "physically shook," at 9:09 this morning: "That was the loudest, the first one."