• Ledyard Jan 5

    Suspect in Ledyard Homicide Captured in Georgia: Police

    The suspect wanted for a November homicide in Ledyard has been arrested in Georgia, according to police. U.S. Marshals arrested Steward Holeman, 34, in Jonesboro, Georgia. Ledyard police said Holeman shot and killed a victim on Robin Lane around 2:30 p.m. on November 2, 2021. Police have not released the identity of the victim. Investigators developed information that Holeman had…

  • Ledyard Nov 8, 2021

    Man Charged in Accidental Shooting That Injured 3-Year-Old

    A 22-year-old man was charged in connection with an accidental shooting that injured a 3-year-old boy in Ledyard earlier this year.

  • Ledyard Nov 3, 2021

    Police Search For ‘Armed and Dangerous' Suspect in Ledyard Killing

    One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Ledyard Tuesday.

  • Ledyard Nov 3, 2021

    One Person Critically Injured After Shooting in Ledyard

    One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting in Ledyard Tuesday.

  • Ledyard Sep 8, 2021

    Driver Accused of Hitting Officer in Ledyard Charged

    A Hartford resident is accused of striking a police officer who was outside a cruiser in front of Foxwoods Casino in Ledyard in June and has been charged. The Ledyard police officer was outside his cruiser for a vehicle stop on Route 2 in front of Foxwoods Casino at 4:11 a.m. on June 12 when he was struck. Police said…

  • Ledyard Aug 12, 2021

    Groton Man Killed in Crash in Ledyard

    A 49-year-old Groton man has died and a 32-year-old Rhode Island man is injured after a crash in Ledyard early Thursday morning. Police said they responded to the two-car crash on Route 117 at 2:22 a.m. and the damage to both vehicles was extensive. Robert J. Golden 2nd, 49, of Groton, was driving a 2014 Hyundai Elantra, police said. He…

  • Ledyard Aug 10, 2021

    Raccoon Tests Positive For Rabies In Ledyard

    Ledge Light Health District (LLHD) is alerting residents and surrounding areas after a raccoon tested positive for rabies in Ledyard.  A raccoon that was found last week between Van Tassel Drive and Military Highway in the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard tested positive for rabies on August 3. Residents are being advised by LLHD against feeding or approaching wild or…

  • coronavirus Jul 30, 2021

    Seven Shoreline Daycares Have COVID-19 Cases

    There are seven daycares with COVID-19 cases in the Ledge Light Health District’s jurisdiction, which includes East Lyme, Groton, Ledyard, Lyme, New London, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Stonington and Waterford. “Some are isolated cases. There are a few small outbreaks, but two of them are significantly large outbreaks. Currently our largest daycare outbreak involves more than a dozen staff...

  • coronavirus pandemic in Connecticut Jul 30, 2021

    COVID Cases Found at Seven Daycares in New London Area

    The Ledge Light Health District is putting people on high alert after seven daycares in their nine-town jurisdiction near New London have COVID cases.

  • Ledyard Jul 27, 2021

    3-Year-Old Child Accidentally Shot in Hand in Ledyard

    A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized after being accidentally shot in the hand at a home in Ledyard on Tuesday.

  • Ledyard Jul 27, 2021

    3-Year-Old Injured in Accidental Shooting in Ledyard: Police

    Ledyard police say a 3-year-old boy was injured in an accidental shooting Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called to a home on Kerrie Court around 12:12 p.m. for a report that a child had been shot in the hand. Investigators said the child was accidentally shot in the right hand and his injuries are not life-threatening. The boy was taken to…

  • Ledyard Jun 12, 2021

    Officer Hit, Injured by Evading Car During Traffic Stop in Ledyard

    An officer suffered minor injuries after being hit by an evading car during a traffic stop in Ledyard Saturday morning. The officer was conducting a traffic stop on Route 2 near Watson Road just before 2:30 a.m. when he was hit by a passing car. According to Lt Ken Creutz, the officer had just arrested a driver for operating a…

  • Ledyard Mar 20, 2021

    Man Arrested After Home Invasion, Police Pursuit in Ledyard: PD

    Officers have arrested a man after a home invasion and police pursuit on Route 12 on Friday, according to Ledyard police. Police were called to a reported home invasion on Route 12 in the Gales Ferry section of Ledyard. While en route, police said the victims identified the invading person as a man wearing red, white and blue named Juquan….

  • Ledyard Jan 24, 2021

    Man Accused of Giving Teen Prescription Pills Before She Overdosed in Ledyard

    Ledyard Police have arrested a man who is accused of giving a teenage girl prescription pills before she overdosed last year. On February 27, 2020, a 17-year-old girl was found unresponsive on the walkway of her home in Ledyard, authorities said. Medical personnel were called to the scene and determined she had overdosed, police said. They administered Narcan to the…

  • diversity in education Jan 12, 2021

    Schools in Southeastern CT Work to Diversify Workforce

    School districts in southeastern Connecticut are participating in a program that seeks to develop a diverse education workforce. LEARN, the Regional Educational Service Center working with schools in southeastern Connecticut, is bringing the Teacher Residency Program to its area. The Teacher Residency Program, or TRP, was started by the Capitol Region Education Council in the Hartford region. “Our goal is…

  • be a good sport Nov 10, 2020

    Ledyard Athletes Work Together to Give Back to Community

    Class Act is a volunteer initiative from CIAC that encourages student-athletes to promote sportsmanship in their schools.

  • be a good sport Nov 10, 2020

    Ledyard Athletes Work Together to Give Back to Community

    Members of Ledyard High School’s Class Act program have been busy with community outreach all semester. This group of student athletes has been working on a handful of projects already this school year. Most recently they produced two videos for their classmates to stay safe and stay positive. They’ve also outfitted officials with masks for “Officials Appreciation Month” and...

  • Ledyard Jun 29, 2020

    Police Identify Victim of Ledyard Motorcycle Crash

    Police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 2 in Ledyard on Sunday. Cass Wolfenbarger III was riding the motorcycle on the Route 2 off-ramp towards the intersection with Route 214 when he lost control and hit a jersey barrier, according to police. Wolfenbarger was rushed to Backus Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone who…

  • Ledyard Jun 27, 2020

    1 Injured in Crash on Route 12 in Ledyard

    One person is injured after a crash on Route 12 in Ledyard on Saturday. Police said the crash on Route 12 was between the Groton line and Long Cove Road. The road was temporarily closed while officers investigated the crash. According to police, one person was injured in the crash. Authorities did not release the extent of the person’s injuries….

  • ledyard high school May 11, 2020

    WATCH: Virtual Performance by Ledyard H.S. Chamber Choir

    At a time of social distancing and bans on large gatherings, the Ledyard High School Chamber Choir recently created a virtual performance of the song ‘Simple Gifts’, a popular American Shaker song. Each of the students recorded their portions of the song at their own homes and then had their voices spliced together into one video. “These students have been…

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