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  1. Resurfacing construction on I-95 to last until at least September 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Day

    Those who drive Interstate 95 from the Raymond E. Baldwin Bridge to the Interstate 395 exchange will be dealing with construction there until at least September of 2017, according to state Department of Transportation officials. One of them, the replacement of the Society Road bridge at Exit 73, began in September 2014 and originally was slated to be finished in May of this year .

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  2. Towns to create committee on regional animal shelter at Montville prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Day

    Officials from East Lyme, Montville and Waterford will restart efforts to build an animal shelter serving those towns at the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Montville.  The three towns, in addition to New London and Ledyard, have discussed consolidating their animal control facilities in one building for years. Those efforts fizzled after an ad-hoc committee composed of Waterford and East Lyme residents recommended building a regional shelter at the prison last year.   Now, a three-member committee of town staff members from East Lyme, Montville and Waterford will begin working to bring that idea back to life, working with state and prison officials to discuss logistics.

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  3. More thoughts shared on heroin crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Day

    In reaction to the editorial, “ Vital 1st step in attacking heroin crisis ,” it is clear that change must commence.  Heroin overdoses, as stated by the editorial, provide insight on how widespread the issue is in the southeastern counties of Connecticut. While I agree that families' identification of the issue is a good first step, rates of heroin usage is still on the rise and cannot be reduced without government interaction.  The author explains how the police are working to eliminate or slow the distribution of the drug, however only operating locally will not work.

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  4. Old Lyme officials speak out against rail alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    Officials representing Old Lyme and its organizations spoke out Wednesday against an alternative rail plan that would bring tracks through the town's business and artistic center. They were talking about one of the options included in the NEC Future Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement.

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  5. East Lyme students learn to tell stories through filmRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    Instructor Gorman Bechard, one of the chairs of the New Haven Film Festival, teaches students from East Lyme Middle School, during a filmmaking workshop at the East Lyme Public Library on Feb. 1. In one film, fighting ninjas and Vikings cause a student to be late to school, but the student's teacher is dubious about this "excuse." In another film, a rescue dog that found a new home bounds through the woods and frolics outdoors.

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  6. East Lyme grand list increases by 1.84 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    East Lyme - The town's 2015 net grand list of taxable properties grew by 1.84 percent to a total of $2,125,955,452.   Motor vehicle assessments increased by 1.4 percent to $129,940,400, while personal property assessments increased by 1.55 percent to $54,572,213. The main factor for the grand list increase is new construction, including completion of the majority of the Gateway Commons apartment project, residential homes in the Orchards subdivision, and additional new condominiums at Seaside Village at Hope Street and Whiting Farms, said Assessor Donna Price-Bekech in an email interview.

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  7. Police logs - Feb. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The Day

    Nicholas P. Perrotta, 22, of 75 Roberts Road, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in the proper lane on a multiple-lane highway, driving without a license and driving an unregistered motor vehicle. Lori Milardo, 33, of 2 Friar Tuck Drive, Gales Ferry, was charged Saturday in Norwich with failure to keep narcotics in the original container and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  8. Some neighborly literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The Day

    Now, a growing trend is building on this long-known fact. Little Free Libraries are popping up in neighborhoods throughout the region, encouraging neighbors to meet and talk with neighbors as they share and pass along their favorite reads.

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  9. East Lyme sweeps ECC Large indoor titles againRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | The Day

    Fitch's Patrick Scheurer, left, edges East Lyme's Josh Leffingwell to win the 55-meter hurdle race during Saturday's Eastern Connecticut Conference Large Division indoor track and field championships at the Coast Guard Academy. East Lyme beat Fitch for the team title.

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  10. Out of state crew helping to restore power to New London CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | The Day

    Eversource has brought in crews from New Hampshire to help restore power to the 12,223 Connecticut customers, including more than 3,000 in New London County, who remain in the dark following Friday's snow storm . Utility spokesman Al Lara said that 65,000 customers were without power at the peak of the storm damage.

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  11. Donovan thrilled to join front office of Seattle MarinersRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Day

    Todd Donovan and his wife Erin pose with their children, 3-year-old Brady and 8-month-old Finn, during Finn's christening last November. Donovan, the former East Lyme High School star, is settling into his new role as assistant director of player personnel with the Seattle Mariners.

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  12. East Lyme First Selectman presents preliminary town government budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Day

    East Lyme - First Selectman Mark Nickerson is proposing a 2016-17 town government budget of $24.034 million, or 3.99 percent more than the current spending plan.  The preliminary budget proposal, presented Wednesday to the Board of Selectmen, includes $17.6 million for general government, $1.204 million for capital and $5.231 million for debt service.

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  13. Labyrinth reconstructionRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    From left, Geri Marsten of Niantic, Joanne Moore of East Lyme and Patricia Chaffee of Old Saybrook, members of Niantic Community Church, work to restore the labyrinth at McCook Point Park in Niantic Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

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  14. Beauty school in Niantic closingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    East Lyme - Marinello Schools of Beauty announced Thursday that the company would be closing its Niantic campus Friday following a federal decision to deny its students grants and loans. The decision to close down the local beauty school came after the U.S. Department of Education earlier this week cited the for-profit Marinello for a variety of financial irregularities, including fabricating high school diplomas, charging excessive overtime and withholding part of students' financial aid.

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  15. Municipal aid increased overall, but local concerns remain on state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Day

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed Wednesday across-the-board cuts to municipal aid in his revised 2016-17 budget, but most towns and cities would see an increase in their overall state funding, because of new grants, such as the sales tax revenue sharing and Payments in Lieu of Taxes some municipalities would receive. Municipal aid statewide would total $2.7 billion in the governor's proposed budget, an increase of $216 million from the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, according to spreadsheets accompanying the budget.

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  16. Muncipal aid increased overall, but local concerns remain on state fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Day

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed Wednesday across-the-board cuts to municipal aid in his revised 2016-17 budget, but most towns and cities would see an increase in their overall state funding, because of new grants, such as the sales tax revenue sharing and Payments in Lieu of Taxes some municipalities would receive.    Municipal aid statewide would total $2.7 billion in the governor's proposed budget, an increase of $216 million from the 2015-16 fiscal year budget, according to spreadsheets accompanying the budget. In that category, New London would receive $917,228, Norwich, $1.36 million, Ledyard, $442,811 and East Lyme would receive $350,852.

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  17. Local delegation welcomes governor's call for collaborationRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Day

    Hartford -- Southeastern Connecticut's delegation in Hartford was pleased with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's message of collaboration and compromise between the two parties during his remarks on the first day of the 2016 legislative session. "These are my ideas," Malloy said after outlining his fifth and final budget principle to work together and "not pass a budget on the final day of this session this year."

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  18. Newlyweds share a oeGood Fortunea through CrossFit gymRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | The Day

    Steve and Bethany Landry, owners of CrossFit Good Fortune in East Lyme, do a pull up at their gym Jan. 26 When it comes to sharing workout programs, “the first rule of CrossFit is that you always talk about CrossFit.” The desire for people who do CrossFit to tell everyone about their workouts is a testament to the addictive qualities of the program. Both Steve and Bethany Landry, owners of CrossFit Good Fortune in Niantic, got so hooked they opened their gym in November to share the program with others.

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  19. Salem school board to vote on budget during special meeting next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The Day

    Salem - The Board of Education deliberated on the proposed $10.8 million school budget late Monday night before deciding to continue the discussion and vote at a special meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Salem School Media Center. Chairman Stephen Buck told the board he did not want to wait until the eleventh hour to make a decision on the budget that will go to the Board of Finance for review.

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  20. Malloy announces $30 million in transportation fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | TheDay.Com

    The state will distribute millions of dollars for road repairs to more than a dozen local towns, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Monday. The money comes in the second of two $30 million installments of Town Aid Road funding, which municipalities can use for highway maintenance, snow removal, tree trimming and other efforts, according to a news release from Malloy's office.

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