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What is Zip06?

Zip06 is the digital news division of Shore Publishing covering the towns along the CT shoreline between New Haven and the Connecticut River. It is a community news platform that aims to not only provide up to the minute local news and information but also provides a platform for community engagement where registered users can share opinions, photos and information with their neighbors. Join in the conversation!

Are you connected to my weekly newspaper: the East Haven Courier, the North Haven Courier, The Sound, The Source, Harbor News, or the Valley Courier?

Yes! The newspaper that arrives free each Thursday in your mailbox is created by the same staff that runs Zip06!

Do you publish the Shore Line Times?

No. The Shore Line Times is published by the New Haven Register. You can contact them at 203-789-5200.

Will you publish my stories, photos, or events?

Yes! Registered members of the Zip06 community can contribute stories, photos, and events.

If I submit through Zip06 will my story, photo, or event be printed in my local newspaper?

Not yet! We're still working on making this happen. For now, if you want something to appear both online and in print you should submit to the website and also email news@shorepublishing.com

How do I submit a story or announcement?

If you are a registered user of Zip06, please click here to submit. If you have not yet registered, please click here to do so and then submit away!

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What is 'News From You'?

'News From You' is exactly what it sounds like: It's news from you!

This is the special place on Zip06 where all of the news submitted by members of the community winds up. Do you have an article you want to publish? Are you getting married? Did your child make the honor roll? Those are all examples of news from you!

Do I need to create an account?

No. Creating an account with Zip06 is completely optional. You can read all of our stories, browse calendar items, watch videos, and browse photos without ever creating an account.

Some users, however, will want to create an account to submit events to the calendar, post stories and announcements, participate in some online contests, and comment on stories.

The choice is completely yours.

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Zip06 accounts are 100% free. Signing up will only cost you a few moments of your time.

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For a story, use the Search box in the navigation bar on this page to enter the words related to the headline of the article or contents. The story you are looking for should be found in the search results. If you cannot find the story, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

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All staff photos that ran in the newspaper or on Zip06 are available for purchase via this website by clicking the Buy Photo link under the photograph. Simply put your keyword into the Search box on the navigation bar to look for your photo. If you still cannot find the photo, please email news@shorepublishing.com.

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You can use the Share icons on the page that the article appears on to email or post the article link to your social media page.

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Events for October 16

Art Exhibits/Openings

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011,

All About Water VII, juried show

Art Exhibits/Openings

665 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

All About Water VII is the current exhibition at GalleryONE. This annual look at the subject of water was begun by the Tracy Art Center in 2005. The show presents a wide variety of the work of area artists describing, visually and emotionally, the fluid world running through, within and around us.
A reception for the presentation of awards and the honoring of Nancy Tracy, founder of the Tracy Art Center, will be held on Sunday October 16 and is open to the public.


Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011,

14th Annual Race for the Cove


Hammonasset Beach State Park
1288 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Come join us for the Race/Walk to benefit the Cove Center for Grieving Children.

The 14th Annual Run for The Cove - 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kids Fun Run is a wonderful family event to support services for grieving children in Connecticut.

The 2011 Run for The Cove will be held on Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison CT. The 14th Annual 5K Race, Fun Run and 2M Walk has a variety of opportunities for you to become involved.

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011,

Fall Foliage Antique Motorcar Tour and Car Show


Pratt House
19 West Ave., Essex, CT

The Essex Historical Society and the Belltown Antique Car Club invite you to The Fall Foliage Antique Motorcar Tour and Car Show.

Cars gather at 10am. The driving tour begins at 11am with a route from Essex to Killingworth and back. Win a the raffle to ride along in one of the antique cars.

Picnic and antique cars on display at the Pratt House Museum following the tour at 1pm.

Contact John Beveridge (beveridge18C@att.net) or Susan Malan (couper2006@yahoo.com) for more information.

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011,

Michael Daly Walk to Cure Diabetes


Harvey's Beach
Ct 154, Old Saybrook, CT

5k Walk/Run along beach in beautiful Old Saybrook, CT to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. $15 pre-registration or $20 day of. Tee-shirts for those bringing in $50 in sponsors.


Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011,

Make Your Own Scarecrow


Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market and Winery
1355 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT

Don't miss Make Your Own Scarecrow at Bishop's Orchards. The family event takes place every Saturday and Sunday in October as well as Columbus Day, from 10-5. It includes face-painting, glitter tattoos, and a free cupcake with each scarecrow! Proceeds support the CDR, a not-for-profit serving over 4,000 meals/month. Look for the scarecrow tent outside the red barn at Bishop's, 1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford. Cost: Donation of $12/scarecrow or $20 for two. Face painting: $8; glitter tattoos: $5.


Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011,

Spiritist Study Group at Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health


Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health
35 Boston St., Guilford, CT

The Spiritist Group of Connecticut (SGCT) is an educational non-profit group committed to the studying of Spiritism. We study the relationship between the material world and the spiritual one in order to better understand the purpose of life. We are committed to the dissemination of the Spiritist teachings as a means to raise spiritual awareness in our community. We welcome everyone without distinction to sex, race, religion or nationality. There is never a charge to attend our meetings.

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