A well-known, some even call a legend, local restaurateur is dead. Hughie Devlin passing away at the age of 87. He was known for his “Love Salad” served for years at Hughie’s in New London. Devlin retired in 2000 about the time the New London Development Corporation was taking Fort Trumbull by eminent domain and giving him more than a million dollars for his property on Howard Street. Devlin suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and passed yesterday. His Love Salad can still be enjoyed at his daughter’s New London cafe, Muddy Waters.
SAILOR SPEAKS OUT
Kristian Saucier a machinists mate sent to prison for a year for taking photos in classified areas of a nuclear attack submarine is speaking out. Saucier says he was treated more harshly than others in higher positions who’ve mishandled classified information. He compared his case to Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server and Gen. David Petraeus’ mishandling of classified information, saying he believes a “double standard” exists.
Police say there was no credibility to a bomb threat lobbed toward East Lyme High School yesterday. Authorities say someone hacked into the Instagram account of a California resident and said a bomb threat under her name was going to be made against the school. East Lyme police went to the high school last night to check on things when they got word of the activity some ten hours later because the girl contacted the social media company immediately but not San Jose police until ten hours later. East Lyme police did evacuate the school pool while they checked out the building.
MAYORAL CANDIDATES TO SQUARE OFF
The mayoral candidates running for Norwich’s top office meet tomorrow night in a debate. The five square off at Norwich Free Academy’s Slater Auditorium at 7 p.m.. The event, sponsored by “The Bulletin,” is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m.
POLICE TRYING TO ID WOMAN IN CRASH
(Windham, CT) — State Police are still trying to identify a woman hit by a car in Windham. She was hit on Windham Road Sunday night and later airlifted to Hartford Hospital with injuries she might not survive. The woman is described as a middle aged woman with short blonde hair wearing flannel pants and a black jacket at the time of the accident. Anyone with information that could help identify her is asked to call police.