Study Questions High Compensation for Public Employees

...a really underappreciated aspect of compensation. People pay a lot of attention to the pensions, but the retiree health care is even more generous that goes underneath the radar,” he said.  State Rep. Holly Cheeseman, R- East Lyme, who was also on the Zoom call, told CT Examiner that state...

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A Divided Decision in Southeast Connecticut — Norwich and New London Split, Towns Drop Mask Mandates for Schools

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...strongly recommends that students continue to wear masks. Norwich voted to extend the mask mandate through March 18, after which masking will become optional.   Groton, East Lyme, Lyme-Old Lyme and North Stonington have all announced that they will not be requiring masks after the state-level mandate expires.  Norwich In a...

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Lamont, Republicans Joust Over Spending Proposals

...minority leader Kevin Kelly, R-Stratford, and State Sen. Paul Formica, R-East Lyme, called Lamont’s proposal a “high stakes shell game” that goes around the bipartisan spending caps that have been instrumental in stabilizing the state’s finances in recent years. At the same time, the budget doesn’t provide “immediate tax relief,”...

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New London Presses for Added COVID Testing

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...that the district was working to get State support for the New London testing site at Ocean Beach Park.  Ledge Light, which comprises the towns of East Lyme, Groton, Stonington, New London, Old Lyme, Ledyard, Stonington, Waterford and North Stonington, has a total of four testing sites, each open for...

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VFW Events Honor Members’ Service and Local Support of Veterans

OLD LYME — Lyme-Old Lyme Post 1467 recently celebrated with two annual events that included recognition of local fundraising efforts for veterans and awards for members’ community service.  At the Dinner Dance, held on October 23 at the Christ the King Church, Post Commander David Griswold served as master of...

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Guns Versus No Guns

...hope and increased safety, would allow for nationwide collection of guns with the government paying for them and disposing of them? What if it set the stage as the White House sets a precedent for new reform making our country better, safer, and more prosperous? Irving Steel East Lyme, CT...

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