The week started off on a very sad note as , a 36-year-old Ledyard woman. She was last seen leaving hours before her body was found in the water off Bluff Point.
On her Facebook page, Beattie described herself as a ‘stay-at-home’ mother. She had three daughters, one son and two step-children. Beattie was married to Scott Kaune II and she graduated from Montville High School in 1996.
The cause of death and the type of investigation are pending toxicology results.
In other news, the Olympics began this week and . Her granddaughter, Dana Vollmer, won two Olympic gold medals this week, plus she set a world record and an Olympic record in her events. Standard sat down with Patch and filled us in on Dana’s mom, Ledyard High alum Cathy (Standard) Vollmer, and showed us some family photos.
. The 16-year-old company is expanding, yet again, and building a new storage and workspace facility on Baldwin Hill Road.
Bill Lillie, CEO of Sprigs & Twigs, remembers when the business started out with one small pick up truck that could haul only one-yard of mulch. He said the groundbreaking indicates that the company is “staying in town and expanding its operations in serving residents and businesses in southeastern Connecticut.”
Sean Sullivan, the chairman of the Town Council, announced in Washington D.C. The U.S. Senate confirmed Sullivan as a member of the Defense Nuclear Facility Safety Board this week.
Ledyard department heads, emergency services and utility providers have spent that hopefully will never come. They were participating in a statewide emergency preparedness drill that was designed to foster communication among state, local officials, utility companies and the private sector, according to a release from the governor's office.
If you’re wondering if it’s too late to begin a compost pile and/or wondering how you can save the town some money and reduce taxes then this was your lucky week. , the King of Compost, and he explained the ins and outs of creating a compost pile.