I went to a show Sunday night put on by the Lobster Players, a theater group composed mainly of Waterford young adults. I made some small talk with the person sitting next to me, told her what I did and made a joke.
“In about the two years I’ve been covering the town, I learned Waterford is really good at two things,” I said. “Baseball, and drama.”
Well, this week was more evidence of that. The Lobster Players put on an – with just 24 hours of preparation! – to honor their fallen friend, . And on Wednesday, the parents of WATERFORDrama were
And then there was baseball. Waterford’s 15-year-old all-star team to earn a spot in the New England Championship game. There, they ran into a hot Massachusetts team . Still, the group has won back-to-back , adding another chapter to perhaps the best baseball town in Connecticut.
Then, there was . Rain cancelled some events, but Saturday was a perfect day (more on that Monday), with tickets still available for the next Saturday.
There was also some serious news. On Friday, we ran a piece about a lawsuit The man alleges that a former Waterford Police officer had a sexual relationship with his girlfriend and then framed him for fifth-degree larceny.
On Tuesday, the Board of Selectman approved a contract with New London that However, while First Selectman Dan Steward said the deal brings in $75,000 a year, members of the Waterford Board of Finance , saying it favors New London. The Representative Town Meeting will vote on the agreement on Monday.
Speaking of the RTM, on Monday with the municipal government’s largest union that gives raises between 0 and 2 percent and gains concessions on the employees’ health insurance plans.
In other news, the , we looked at who in Waterford is giving to what candidates in the senatorial race, the and