A new restaurant opened up in Ledyard this week. Belle’s Country Kitchen on 678 Colonel Ledyard Highway opened Thursday and according to owner Brenda Trask, the first day was “fantastic.” Trask said that she had a full house for breakfast and some of those customers returned for lunch.
“I didn’t get much done, all I did was talk talk talk,” said Trask of her first day.
On Friday, Gales Ferry resident Kristi Koltavary and her 5-year-old black Labrador Nemo competed in the 2013 National Rally Competition in Tulsa, Okla. This story would be “made for TV" or an “afterschool special” if it were not true.
Nemo was rescued from what Kristi described as “a bad situation” He was at first fearful and “a mess” but with Koltavary’s dedication and love, Nemo has blossomed into a happy, confident, champion competitor.
Nemo has been collecting oodles of awards and ribbons and competed against 100 other hopeful canines on Friday.
Ledyard residents were in for a real treat this week when a Broadway musical, stepped off Broadway and takes center stage in the Ledyard Center School!
Ledyard’s Spotlight Kids Theater Club put on a one-hour performance of the classic musical and they sang and danced to well-known hits like “Tomorrow” and “It’s a Hard-Knocked Life”. The production was performed by fourth, fifth and sixth graders in the theater club who have been rehearsing since September.
Patch introduced you to Full Heart Farm’s ! The white, orange and red-ish Yorkshire-Duroc piglets will be roaming around for the next couple months eating as much as they can and tilling the land for Farmer Allyson.
Unfortunately for them they are temporary guests and they will be offered as part of Allyson’s Membershare program in the fall. By the way, there may be a few Membershare spots still open. Full Heart Farm will also be selling canvas bags in order to fund their new blueberry patch, check here for more details.
Ledyard residents may have received some discount prescription cards in their mailbox offering to discount some of their prescription drugs by up to 45 percent and this offer, believe it or not, is legitimate. The cards are distrubuted by ProAct and participation is offered through the Connecticut Council of Municipalities. Cards should have arrived this week.
Click here for photos of work done by local artists that was on display at the i5 Teaching Network in the Gales Ferry Community Center.