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Campers set up at Rocky Neck for holiday weekend


NIANTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — Many are getting an early start on the Memorial Day weekend in southeastern Connecticut. Campers started rolling in to Rocky Neck State Park as early as Thursday night. 78 more words

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Residents protest affordable housing development in East Lyme

EAST LYME–A heated meeting took place in East Lyme Thursday night as residents and environmental groups protested a proposed affordable housing development.

The development would be built next to a nature preserve, but environmentalists say the construction would damage the preserve. 35 more words

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Bride Brook: An Alewife Success Story

Got Fish? Yes, and they are coming in droves. The alewife run up Bride Brook at Rocky Neck State Park in East Lyme is wrapping up for the season, and so far nearly 220,000 alewives (aka river herring) have made their way up the brook and into their spawning grounds at Bride Lake! 966 more words

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Worker trapped after crash at East Lyme clinic

EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people went to the hospital after a crash in East Lyme Wednesday. It happened at the Charter Oak Walk-in Medical Center. 56 more words

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Bodies of beheaded goats, chickens found in state park


EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in East Lyme are warning residents to keep an eye on their livestock after five chickens and two goats were found beheaded inside a trash bag dumped in Nehantic State Forest. 245 more words

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York Prison Guard Charged With Having Sex With Inmate

EAST LYME, Conn. (AP)  A male guard at Connecticut’s women prison in East Lyme has been charged with having an illegal sexual relationship with a female inmate. 124 more words

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Prison employee charged with sexual assault

MONTVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — A prison employee was arrested Friday, accused of sexual misconduct.

State police say Matt Gillette, an employee at the York Women’s Correctional Facility in Niantic, turned himself in around noon Friday after a five-month investigation. 44 more words

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