• east lyme February 3, 2023 6:07 pm

    East Lyme Town Hall to Undergo Big Changes After Inaccessibility Allegations

    East Lyme Town Hall will now have to undergo significant renovations after reaching a settlement regarding allegations of incompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said they’ve reached a settlement with the town after an ADA complaint was filed. The person, who has physical disabilities, alleged that multiple aspects of the town hall building are...

  • east lyme January 24, 2023 2:14 pm

    I-95 South in East Lyme Reopens

    Part of Interstate 95 South was closed in East Lyme after a crash Tuesday afternoon and there were miles of backed up traffic. The southbound side of the highway was closed between exits 74 and 73 after a two-vehicle crash and the highway was congested for more than three and a half miles, between exits 81 and 74, according to…

  • east lyme January 18, 2023 9:02 am

    Pennsylvania Teen Suspected in Swatting Incident at East Lyme Condos

    A Pennsylvania teen is suspected in a “swatting” incident in East Lyme over the summer that forced a large police response to a condominium complex. It happened on Aug. 23. A male, later identified as a 15-year-old from Pennsylvania, called the dispatch center just after 2:30 p.m. and said his brother shot his father and the father might be dead,…

  • Waterford December 28, 2022 5:54 pm

    3 Kittens That Were Abandoned in Freezing Temps Have Died

    Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control said three kittens that were left abandoned behind a dumpster in freezing temperatures last week have died. The animal shelter said someone left the kittens in a crate behind the dumpster without food, water, or anything to keep them warm. One kitten is still fighting for its life and the animal rescue said if they survive,…

  • east lyme December 27, 2022 3:51 pm

    Woman Arrested in Connection to Theft of Over $100K From East Lyme Schools

    A woman has been arrested for her role in the theft of over $100,000 from the East Lyme school district. East Lyme Police said 28-year-old Heidi Cecilio, of Bronx, New York, was taken into custody for her role in the theft. Authorities said they initiated a criminal investigation in mid-May after receiving a complaint from the Town of East Lyme…

  • Waterford December 21, 2022 2:50 pm

    Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control Cares for Kittens Abandoned in Freezing Temps

    Waterford-East Lyme Animal Control is caring for four kittens that were left abandoned behind a dumpster in freezing temperatures Tuesday. The animal shelter said someone left the kittens in a crate behind the dumpster without food, water, or anything to keep them warm. Someone who heard the cats crying called animal control. The kittens are believed to be about 12…

  • east lyme November 21, 2022 6:49 pm

    East Lyme Father Arrested in Connection to Twin Infant Injuries

    An East Lyme man was arrested after his two four-week-old daughters were brought to their doctor with several fractures last month, police said. Authorities said the infants were taken to their primary care doctor, who later called police to report the alleged abuse. That’s when the girls were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Doctors determined that one...

  • domestic violence October 6, 2022 6:21 pm

    Man to Spend 40 Years in Prison For 2018 Murder of Pregnant Girlfriend

    Avery Hallbrooks was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday for killing his girlfriend, Corina Rodriguez, a 25-year-old mother of three, in an East Lyme motel in 2018.

  • east lyme October 6, 2022 6:24 pm

    Family of East Lyme Motel Murder Victim Disappointed With Plea Agreement

    Family of Corina Rodriguez, a 25-year-old mother killed in a gruesome motel murder in East Lyme, said they are disappointed that Rodriguez’s killer will only spend 40 years in prison for her murder. “He shook this family to the core,” Phil Rodriguez, Corina’s stepfather told a judge at a sentencing hearing Thursday. “He didn’t just kill Corina. He killed...

  • east lyme September 1, 2022 9:00 am

    Tanker Truck Crash Caused Delays on I-95 South in East Lyme

    There were delays on Interstate 95 South in East Lyme after a crash involved a tanker truck Thursday morning. The crash was between exits 74 and 73 and the highway was congested between exits 80 and 74. No additional information was immediately available.

  • east lyme August 16, 2022 6:39 pm

    Mandatory Water Conservation Issued for East Lyme Water Customers

    East Lyme Water customers are under mandatory water conservation and a twice-weekly irrigation schedule is in effect until further notice. The state is under stage two drought conditions, according to the Connecticut water planning council and the Interagency Drought Work Group intends to meet again on Thursday to reassess conditions. They are asking residents and businesses to voluntarily take measures...

  • heat wave August 3, 2022 4:35 pm

    Hot Weather Means Big Bucks for Shoreline Businesses

    When the temperatures climb in Connecticut, people head to the shoreline and that means more money for shoreline businesses.

  • east lyme July 15, 2022 2:29 pm

    Traffic Moving Again on I-95 South in East Lyme

    Traffic is moving again on Interstate 95 South. It was congested for miles in East Lyme Friday following a tractor-trailer jackknifing between exits 73 and 72, according to CT Travel Smart. The left lane was closed and the highway was congested for more than three miles, between exits 80 and 72.

  • east lyme July 12, 2022 6:38 pm

    East Lyme Police Use TikTok to Help Arrest Dirt Bike Rider

    East Lyme Police arrested an 18-year-old for operating a dirt bike illegally after finding a video on TikTok. Christopher Pond, 18, was charged with engaging police in a pursuit, operating a motor vehicle without a license, and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. He is scheduled to appear in court on July 22. East Lyme Police encountered Pond on July 6…

  • east lyme July 12, 2022 6:38 pm

    East Lyme Police Use TikTok to Identify Illegal Dirt Bike Rider

    East Lyme police turned to TikTok to help identify and then arrest an illegal dirt biker rider in town.

  • east lyme July 8, 2022 6:21 pm

    Uptick in Coyote Sightings in East Lyme, Surrounding Areas

    Coyotes can be spotted outside a CVS or just walking down a residential road in East Lyme. For folks who frequent and live in East Lyme and the surrounding areas, coyote sightings have become a normal occurrence, with town hall officials telling NBC Connecticut they’ve received more calls from concerned residents about the creatures this year than ever before. First...

  • east lyme July 8, 2022 4:12 pm

    Increasing Number of Coyotes Being Spotted in Niantic

    A family of coyotes were spotted in East Lyme. It has many on edge, but is apparently a normal occurence. They have been popping up in weird places.

  • east lyme June 15, 2022 1:36 pm

    Groton Man Killed in East Lyme Motorcycle Crash: Police

    A motorcyclist from Groton has died after a crash in East Lyme on Tuesday night, according to police. Police said they received a 911 call at 10:47 p.m. about a motorcyclist who was down on Boston Post Road, near Church Lane, and the motorcyclist was transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police identified the motorcyclist…

  • east lyme June 8, 2022 7:02 pm

    FaceTime Saves Capsized Boaters in Long Island Sound

    Two boaters from Springfield, Mass. are safe after dispatchers used FaceTime to pinpoint their location.

  • Long Island Sound June 8, 2022 7:04 pm

    FaceTime Saves Capsized Boaters in Long Island Sound

    A familiar tool saved two men who were boating in Long Island Sound. The pair from Springfield, Massachusetts intended to go fishing Tuesday afternoon, but mechanical problems and choppy waters quickly changed those plans. At around 4:37 p.m., the boaters dialed 9-1-1 once they realized they were sinking. “It’s not a phone call you get every day or in your career...

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