Lyme veterans hosting fundraiser Sept. 12

Lyme — Local veterans are having a fundraising ham and bean dinner on Sept. 12 at Lyme's Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 each.

Lyme-Old Lyme VFW Post offers temporary assistance to local vets

The Lyme-Old Lyme VFW Post 1467 has provided significant monetary help in the form of temporary services assistance to no less than 16 local veterans and family members in the last two years.  For example, it has paid for tuition,...

Submarine officer advanced course graduation

Groton — Seventeen members of Class 15030 graduated from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course on Aug. 28. Capt. Bruce Derenski, USN, COMSUBLANT Shipyard Representative, Northeast, was the principal speaker. Lt. Nicholas Tuuk...

Katrina: 10 years later Coast Guard rescuers remember

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina there was no coordinated or formalized response plan. It was the Coast Guard's standardized training that enabled the service to do its job efficiently despite the chaotic conditions.

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NRC reaches settlement with Dominion over apparent violations at Millstone

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday announced that it reached a settlement agreement with Dominion Resources over alleged violations at the Millstone Unit 2 nuclear reactor found in an inspection report issued in April.

Rye Field Manor in Old Lyme awarded state funding for renovations

Rye Field Manor on Boston Post Road will receive upgrades, as one of 10 affordable housing developments that received a total of $17,960,000 in loans and grants from the state.

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Where are the Finizio lawn signs?

If lawn signs were a poll, the mayor would be way down in the Democratic primary.

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Montville man drives car into mobile home, starts fire

No one was injured after a Montville man mistook his gas pedal for a brake pedal and drove his car into his mobile home around 10 a.m. Sunday, according to the Fire Department.

Fallen tree closes Route 2A in Preston

Route 2A in Preston was closed for about four hours early Sunday morning near the Brookside Cafe after a large oak tree fell across the road.

No injuries in Ledyard house fire

No one was injured when a house caught fire early Sunday morning at 9 Pennywise Lane in the Highlands subdivision.

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