Monday Jul 7
Waterford Green Party cites areas of growth
Last week, party member Bill Collins won the state party nomination for the 38th District representative seat, making him the town party's first candidate for office.
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Sun Jul 06, 2014
Lobsterfest, arts & crafts show in East Lyme feed body and soul
Artist Fran Henderson of Truro, Mass., works on an oil painting inside an antique window frame while showing her work Saturday at the 54th annual Arts & Crafts Show at the East Lyme Town Hall grounds.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Fourth of July parades, music and more
Independence Day festivities ratchet up for the weekend, with parades aplenty around the area.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Area Residents Graduate from Colby College
Area residents were among 472 seniors who graduated from Colby College in Waterville , Maine , on May 25 , receiving bachelor of arts degrees at the College's 193rd Commencement.
Police investigating potential 'road rage' incident in East Lyme
Police are investigating a potential road rage incident that happened Friday night that resulted in the serious injury of one of the drivers.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
All Niantic Bay boardwalk benches sold
The East Lyme Public Trust Foundation Inc. has announced that applications for all of the 50 available benches for the western half of the Niantic Bay Boardwalk have all been received, the foundation's Carol Marelli said.
Mystic wears blue well
When I first heard about the inaugural Mystic Blues Festival last summer, I admit I had to wrap my brain around the idea of someone like Junior Wells playing down the street from the quaint Daniel Packer Inne as boatbuilders restored a 19th-century whaling ship.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Amtrak considers new Connecticut River bridge between Old Lyme and Old Saybrook
The Connecticut River Bridge, a 1,500-foot steel rolling lift span structure, is "nearing the end of its useful life," says Amtrak.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
The past is in bloom at Harkness for state's annual Historic Garden Day
Dorothy Cheo, of Niantic, and her husband Peter make a point of going every year to Harkness Memorial State Park for Connecticut Historic Garden Day.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Therea s a place for you at Charliea s in Niantic
In a display of what I thought was clever planning, I recently took some time off.
Wed Jun 18, 2014
Groton City woman charged in burglary, gun theft
Groton City police charged a former Groton woman in connection with a burglary last year during which a gun was stolen.
No One is Disposable: #JusticeForJane and why dignity is a human right
As of this writing, seventy one days have passed since Jane Doe was unjustly incarcerated in the Connecticut State Prison by a government body charged with protecting her-a vulnerable, sixteen year old trans girl.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Postal Service employees, including Niantic woman, charged in fraud case
Seven U.S. Postal Service employees, including one from Niantic, were arrested Friday and charged with illegally collecting more than $110,000 in Unemployment Compensation benefits.
Niantic to celebrate 'World Wide Knit in Public Day'
An East Lyme knitting group has organized an event to celebrate 'World-wide Knit in Public' day, held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Niantic Green.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
Fisherman's incredibly rare catch
A lobster fisherman was shocked when he pulled up one of his traps and found a very unusual yellow crustacean inside.
Wed Jun 11, 2014
Man arraigned for East Lyme consignment store robbery
East Lyme A man who said he lost his job and was desperate for money was arraigned today in New London Superior Court after state police charged him with robbing the Whimsical Consignment Shop in Niantic at knifepoint on Saturday.
Niantic Farmersa Market opens June 19
The Niantic Farmers' Market begins its fourth season Thursday, June 19, from 3 to 6:30 p.m. on Methodist Street, Niantic.
Tue Jun 10, 2014
Panel members say affordable housing rules in need of reform
Affordable housing regulations would be more acceptable to developers and towns if they were more predictable and enforceable, members of a panel on both sides of the planning-and-development divide said Monday during a forum at the Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments offices.