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East Lyme green lights golf carts in beach areas
Drivers with Connecticut licenses will soon be able to operate golf carts on town roads within five Niantic beach communities.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Niantic Boy Scout Became Nazi Spy
This is the story of a Boy Scout from Connecticut who grew up to become a Nazi spy during World War II - and another Boy Scout who helped capture the traitor.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Take a spin
Bill Young, left, of East Lyme and Mark Maillett of Niantic examine an album while the CBYD Trio play in the background at Telegraph Record Store in New London Saturday on Record Store Day, an international celebration of independent record stores.
Follow the example of Niantic overlook
Connecticut has more than 600 miles of tidal shoreline, but access to this most precious of state assets remains out of reach for too many residents.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Hole in the Wall Theater to Stage a Cup of Joe at the Iffy Fish, 4/18-5/10
Submitted for your approval: a seemingly ordinary diner, the kind where weary travelers can get some greasy food and a hot cup of coffee.
East Lyme negotiating Boardwalk repairs with Amtrak
Work to rebuild the Niantic Bay Boardwalk is being held up as Amtrak and the town negotiate a $400,000 project that First Selectman Paul Formica said Thursday he hopes will be paid for partially by the railroad company.
Celebrate Earth Day
The Children's Museum of Southeastern Connecticut in Niantic is focusing its school vacation program on the theme of "Back to Nature" from 8:30 a.m. to noon today and Friday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Count Noank Market among local options
I was pleased to see your editorial, "Locally grown grows," , supporting local farmers and their retail outlets.
Charter Oak shows off one big 'billboard'
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union's new $18 million headquarters building at Route 85 and Industrial Drive is nearing completion, and a grand opening has been scheduled June 16 - a few months later than initially planned, but "it's going to be here 50 years, so what's six months?" the company's top official said Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Other McCain
Violent Teenage Tranny Provokes Connecticut Youth Jail Crisis
A 16-year-old boy who wants to be a girl has a history of violently attacking staff at juvenile facilities.
Conn. Trans Teen Jailed, Housed With Adults
Earlier this week, a transgender teenager was placed into an adult prison despite not actually being charged with a crime.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Hartford Courant
In Rare Move, DCF Transfers Juvenile To Prison With No Pending Charges
A youth under the care of the Department of Children and Families has been transferred to an adult prison with no criminal charge pending -- a rare action that has triggered strong opposition from the state child advocate's office and the youth's public defender.
CBS 3 Springfield
Transgender juvenile sent to Conn. women's jail
Connecticut prison officials say they're detaining a transgender juvenile at the state women's jail, after a judge transferred custody of the teen from the Department of Children and Families to the Department of Correction.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Niantic man faces new drug charges
A Niantic man on probation for drug and weapons offenses had two pit bulls trained to attack law enforcement officers and quantities of marijuana and illegal bath salts at his home during a recent search, according to the Department of Adult Probation.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Double amputee says hit and run driver destroyed her dreams
Twenty-one-year-old Melissa Laribee, who lost both legs after she was struck by a hit and run driver in Norwich in October 2012, told a Superior Court judge this morning that the crash destroyed her dreams.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Cost of drunk driving aired at manslaughter sentencing
Robert Burr Jr.'s three children lost their father when a drunken driver careened into the path of the 35-year-old Clinton man's Harley-Davidson two years ago on Interstate 95 in East Lyme.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Bond approvals include Rocky Neck road repair, air flow at Lyman Allyn
As part of a $5.76 million bond package to fund road improvements, Rocky Neck State Park in Niantic will get $795,000 worth of road repairs.
East Lyme solar field emerges
A solar field in town that will supply 5 megawatts of renewable energy to the electric grid is nearing completion, after months of construction.
Birthday revelers get star treatment at local cinemas
Jenna Long of Waterford, center left, sits with her friends, from left, Michaela Osborn, 7, Hannah Carter, 6, and Tighe Burridge, 7, as Jenna's friends and family gather to celebrate Jenna's 7th birthday with a birthday party at the Niantic Cinemas on March 22. A little after 9:30 on a chilly Saturday morning, kids were scurrying into Niantic ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Affordable Care Act sign-ups near deadline in Connecticut
Stefan Kosztolitz, right, outreach and eligibility associate with Community Health Center, helps Ana Rodriguez, left, enroll for health insurance during an enrollment fair Tuesday at Community Health Center in New London.