East Lyme Local Business
Local business in East Lyme, CT
Saturday Jun 20 | via The Day
Waitress Mary Howard serves appetizers on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, to customers, Herster Barres, David Anderson, Jusy Anderson and Miranda Barres, all of Mystic, during lunch at the new Frank's Gourmet Grille in Mystic. Mystic - Local restaurateur Frank Grace promised to resurrect Frank's Gourmet Grille when the economy bounced back, and now here he is, four years after closing his well-loved East Lyme eatery, making a comeback in the midst of the region's tourism mecca. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via Nashoba Publishing Online
This undated inmate photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Beth Carpenter, convicted in 2002 for murder and conspiracy for plotting with her lover and boss, Haiman Clein, to kill her brother-in-law, Anson "Buzz" Clinton in East Lyme in 1994. On Wednesday, June 17, 2015, a Rockville Superior Court judge rejected Carpenter's bid for a new trial. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via WTNH
A Connecticut woman has lost her bid for a new trial in a murder-for-hire case that landed her in prison for life and was depicted in books and TV shows. A court clerk told The Associated Press on Wednesday that a Superior Court judge rejected arguments by former lawyer and Ledyard resident Beth Carpenter that mistakes were made at trial. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 17 | via The Day
Norwich - During an emergency drill Wednesday, state officials decided that a larger area around the Millstone Power Station in Waterford should be evacuated to protect residents from a radiation release than plant staff recommended. The drill, the fourth to take place in the $7 million Emergency Operations Center for Millstone that opened in January, tested how plant staff handles an emergency that would occur if three critical radiation containment systems at the Unit 2 nuclear power plant failed. Comment?
Friday Jun 12 | via The Day
Norwich - Dime Bank has introduced a new line of checking accounts that enable account holders to save money at local and national retailers, an initiative Dime's hailing as a win for merchants and customers alike. In a partnership with BaZing, a discount network launched in 2012 by Brentwood, Tenn.-based StrategyCorps, Dime is linking checking customers to merchants eager to enjoy the benefits of what amounts to free advertising. Comment?
Thursday Jun 4 | via The Hartford Courant
High school seniors from Baltic, Colchester, East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lebanon, Ledyard, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Oakdale, Old Lyme, Pawcatuck, Stonington, Uncasville, and Waterford were recognized as the state's top scholar-athletes at the 2015 Connecticut Association of Schools / Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald's. This year, McDonald's Brand Ambassador John Cisna, the Iowa high school teacher who lost nearly 60 pounds eating only at McDonald's served as the guest speaker at the awards banquet. Comment?
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