It was an especially busy seven days this week, particularly on Monday and Tuesday.
On Monday, a 74-year-old man into the marshes of Waterford Beach after his engine unexpectedly shut off. The plane flew over the crowded sands of Waterford Beach at about 50 feet, leading many to wonder what was going on.
Also Tuesday, there was a primary election, which went exactly as expected in . Both the town and Connecticut tabbed Paul Formica over Daria Novak as the Republican Congressional candidate in the Second District, Linda McMahon over Chris Shays as the Republican Senate candidate and Chris Murphy over Susan Bysiewicz as the Democratic Senate candidate.
Also that day, there was a heated argument between state Senate candidate Mike Doyle and Waterford’s master election moderator over if Doyle . The town removed Doyle’s sign, but later Doyle put it back into the ground in protest, and then eventually removed it again. It turns out Doyle was , but the town’s regulation are in
Then there was Millstone, which seemed to dominate the news cycle at times this week. First, the plant’s after the water in Long Island Sound was above 75 degrees for the first time in Millstone’s history. Millstone uses water from Long Island Sound to cool the power plant, and if the water gets above 75 degrees, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission mandates the reactor be shut down.
Then on Wednesday night, on their plans to vastly increase their . Many neighbors went to the forum and expressed concerns over this, and Millstone itself said it wish it didn’t have to store the waste in Waterford. But the federal government has still not built a nuclear repository, and therefore there is no other choice, Millstone officials said.
In other news, today tax-free begins, Waterford High School's , the Waterford Representative Town Meeting , Waterford seniors will soon and there seems to be a very suspicious “massage parlor”