Police logs - April 15
Russell J. Dykema, 52, of 35 Inchcliffe, Gales Ferry, was charged Monday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
High winds drove Gales Ferry house fire
A wind-fed fire tore through a house at 15 Chapman Lane in Gales Ferry Monday afternoon, heavily damaging about one-third of the structure and likely making it unlivable, fire officials said.
Police logs - April 12
Ashley Papski, 26, of no certain address was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, possession of a hallucinogen and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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Gale Ross Williamson
Gale Ross Williamson, 88, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Gales Ferry, CT, died Monday, March 31, 2014 at his home.
Bat Captured in Gales Ferry Tests Positive for Rabies
The Ledge Light Health District is putting the public on notice that a bat captured in a Gales Ferry home has tested positive for rabies.
Pair charged with burglaries from vehicles in Ledyard
Ledyard Police early Thursday morning arrested two 20-year-old Ledyard men on charges connected to a series of vehicle break-ins in the Gales Ferry section of town.
Senior center directors bring joy to community
On St. Patrick's Day afternoon, the senior center's recreation room was green from top to bottom - tablecloths, plastic clovers, hand-knit napkin holders, and the festive clothes of a few dozen seniors, cheerfully answering trivia questions on the history of the holiday.
Local cable outlet in battle with Viacom
Thames Valley Communications is part of a nationwide consortium of cable-television operators fighting large rate increases from programming giant Viacom that are currently in the 11th hour of negotiations.
Police logs - March 27
Shane Scarrett, 28, of 50 Shore Drive, Old Lyme, was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of narcotics.
Police logs - March 21
Mark L. Griffith, 29, of Storrs was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to drive in the right lane and making a restricted turn.
Local farms, towns receive agriculture grants
Three local farms and several local towns are among recipients of agricultural grants announced today by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and state Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steven K. Reviczky.