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Plans in works for East Lyme development
A developer expects to break ground this fall on a residential and retail complex that will accommodate four commercial storefronts and 24 apartments at 369-377 Main St. in Niantic. The plan calls for commercial spaces on the first floor along Main Street with residential units on the second and third floors, said local developer Gary D. Smith, a special engineer under GDS Capital Holdings LLC. Design plans show the complex, called Bayside, as a light-colored, white-trimmed building with clapboard siding, rooftop gables on either end of the building, balconies for some units and lansdcaping around the building.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Millstone nuclear plant prepares against terrorism attack
At 9:30 Tuesday morning, Michael O'Connor, director of emergency operations at the Millstone Power Station, summed up the scenario for the roomful of plant staff gathered at the temporary command center at Camp Niantic in East Lyme. "Twelve adversaries gained access to the protected area, and we still have two at large," he said.
Niantic River Bridge Reopens [UPDATE]
The Niantic River Bridge is currently closed to traffic, according to East Lyme Public Safety . Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
Exhibit shows a year in color at Barn Island
In "The Seasons of a Marsh," paintings of Barn Island by Roxanne Steed of Mystic hang alongside four essays by Steed's friend and Day staff writer and environmental reporter Judy Benson, a frequent visitor to the preserve, both professionally and recreationally. Where Steed's images depict the vivid palette every season unveils on the preserve, Benson's words add context, history and her own natural color to the viewer's experience of the unique landscape.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Maine woman comes to Niantic, fundraising by kayak for Guatemala children
Deborah Walters paddles to the dock Wednesday at the Niantic Bay Yacht Club, the latest stop on her 2,500-mile trip from Yarmouth, Maine, to Guatemala. Walters is raising money and awareness to help children living in a garbage dump community in Guatemala City.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Inquirer & Mirror
At the Atheneum: "The Curse"
In his novel "The Curse," author Robert H. Steele presents Josh Williams as a man who believes in himself.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Abuse and neglect of horses on the increase
These two horses, still too skinny from being denied food from their previous owners, are being rehabilitated at H.O.R.S.E. of Connecticut in New Preston, Conn., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Niantic Bay Boardwalk open and under construction
A sign of progress. For the past two years the west end of the Niantic Bay Boardwalk has been closed off by a gate but now it's open and construction has begun.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Connecticut man gets 3 years in home invasion
A Connecticut man has gotten nearly 3A1 2 years in federal prison for his role in a 2010 home invasion that targeted an associate of a well-known crime family.
Police logs - Aug. 27
Jessica Estrada, 30, of 425 Bridge St. Apt. 122 was charged Tuesday with two counts of second-degree failure to appear in court.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Police logs - Aug. 26
Christopher L. Thomas, 21, of 869 Gungywamp Road was charged Monday with failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane highway, driving without a license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and having a weapon in a vehicle.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Paddleboards join water fun fleet
Paddleboarders and kayakers from around the area enjoy a day of fun during the 11th annual Niantic River Appreciation Day and Kayak Regatta on the Niantic River in Waterford on Aug. 16. Paddleboarding has proved so popular that a year after introducing the sport to its customers, the rental shop at Black Hall Marina in Old Lyme has doubled its ... (more)
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Police logs - Aug. 17
Thomas Zrakas, 51, of 269 Roxbury Road, Niantic, was charged Thursday with third-degree assault on an elderly or disabled person.
Niantic kayak regatta
Kayakers from around the area enjoy a day of paddling fun Saturday during the 11th annual Niantic River Appreciation Day and Kayak Regatta on the Niantic River in Waterford, organized by Save The River-Save The Hills Inc. Kayakers from around the area enjoy a day of paddling fun Saturday during the 11th annual Niantic River Appreciation Day and ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Occupants of aging Niantic hotel forced out when power shut off
Town officials helped to relocate as many as 30 tenants of The Elms Hotel who were displaced Friday following a power loss and a ruling by the town's fire marshal that the century-old building was unfit for occupancy.