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Saturday Mornings with State Representative Tom Vicino

 August 21, 2014

State Representative Tom Vicino (D-Clinton, Killingworth, Westbrook) will meet with residents on Saturdays during the months of August and September from 11:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Clinton bulkhead and Town Marina.  

Dancing at the Clinton Chamber Concerts

 August 20, 2014

Nick and Olivia Palumbo were dancing in good company last week as The Engine Room played at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce's Guilford Savings Bank Concert Series last week. The Thursday concert series wraps up tonight, Aug. 21, with Beatles Forever...

People in the News

 August 20, 2014

Dean's List for Spring 2014

Lomme Seeking Re-election for Probate

 August 20, 2014

Nine-town regional Probate Judge Terrance Lomme (D) is seeking another four-year term. He will face Clinton Republican Anselmo Delia on Nov. 4.

Cheryl Archer: But is it Art?

 August 20, 2014

It's a question for philosophers: what is art? But some local Rotary clubs also have an answer. As a fundraiser to support clean water efforts in Mexico, the clubs are sponsoring an unusual medium for artistic endeavor: the potty seat. The Painted Potty Art...

Hello Babies!

 August 20, 2014

Want to pick up your day and put a smile on your face? Just look at these precious calico angels! Kitten season is here, and Forgotten Felines has kittens of various ages, sizes, and colors who all need homes quickly. Molly and Mindy are very playful, loving,...

Six Arrested for Shoplifting

 August 20, 2014

Five adults and one teenager are under arrest after police say they shoplifted more than $1,000 worth of merchandise from multiple stores and lied to police about their identities and actions.

Arrest Made in Attempted Burglary

 August 18, 2014

A man who was attempting to break into Grove Garden Center via the front door and several windows was arrested by Clinton Police on Friday, Aug. 15. 

Search Continues for Missing Clinton Teen

 August 18, 2014

The Clinton Police continue to search for a 16-year old teenager from Clinton. A Silver Alert was issued on Friday, Aug. 15 for Samuel Foley. 

Malone’s is Open

 August 18, 2014

Malone’s Sandwich and Coffee House has officially opened its doors in its new location, at 350 East Main Street in Clinton. After ten years in the same location, in the center of downtown Clinton, the popular breakfast and lunch establishment made the move to the...

Healthy Eating for the New School Year

 August 14, 2014

Thanks to ShopRite of Clinton, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a FREE 'Nutrition Mission' Seminar on Wednesday Sept. 3, at 5 p.m. at the Henry Carter HullLibrary. Sharon De Sesa,...

Quake Rattles Deep River—A Little

 August 14, 2014

Did you feel it? Light sleepers in the Valley area may have wondered what that quick, low rumble was early this morning.

People in the News

 August 13, 2014


Stroll Through Clinton and Take in the Art

 August 13, 2014

CLINTON - On Saturday, Aug. 16 from 1 to 6 p.m., downtown Clinton will be transformed into an oversized art gallery, inviting visitors to open their imaginations and experience the beauty, creativity, and expressiveness of art.

Public Heard, Propane Decision Pending

 August 13, 2014

CLINTON - After three lengthy public hearings at which the public overwhelmingly expressed opposition to a proposed propane storage facility for a wide range of reasons, the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) was faced with making a...

New Team Brings Great Programs to the Valley Shore YMCA

 August 13, 2014

For the better part of two years, the new CEO and program directors at the Valley-Shore YMCA have been working to bring some exciting changes to the 22-acre facility in Westbrook that will benefit the 11 town shoreline community it serves.

Linares Renews Call for Hearings to Address Child Tragedies

 August 13, 2014

In light of the tragic and unsettling Child Fatality Review Report released July 31 by the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA), State Senator Art Linares (R-Westbrook) is renewing his call for a public hearing to review the recent child fatalities involving...

Learning New Languages in Clinton

 August 13, 2014

CLINTON - In an effort to aid families, students, and others in town who don't speak English as a first language, Clinton Youth & Family Services Bureau along with Clinton Public Schools and the Henry Carter Hull Library combined...

Clinton Lions Support Wounded Warrior Project

 August 13, 2014

The Clinton Lions Club gave away hot dogs and popcorn after the Memorial Day Parade and, just by placing a donation jar for the Wounded Warriors Project, collected almost $600. The club then matched the donation, giving a check for $1,200 to the veterans...

Road Out: Flash Flooding Continues

 August 13, 2014

Flash flooding across the shoreline has made the morning commute more complicated for many.

Propane Voted Down

 August 11, 2014

At its Monday night meeting, the Clinton Planning and Zoning Commission voted against the proposal for a propane storage facility at the former Bostitch property.

People in the News

 August 6, 2014


New Morgan Moving Forward

 August 6, 2014

In an effort to keep the public informed of the new Morgan project, The Morgan Building Committee will submit an article semi-monthly to the Harbor News. To suggest topics or request answers to questions, write to...

Clinton PZC Eyes Massage, Medical Marijuana

 August 6, 2014

Medical marijuana businesses, the definition of "massage therapy," and vendor regulations were all discussed by the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) Regulations Committee at its July 28 meeting.

Clinton Primary Details

 August 6, 2014

Tuesday, Aug. 12, is primary voting day in Clinton. The polls at Town Hall will be open to registered Republicans only from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. There is no Democratic primary in Clinton.

Celebrating 61 Years of Summer Fun in Clinton

 August 6, 2014

CLINTON - It's that time again in Clinton-time for the First Church of Christ Congregational 61st annual Summer Fair, which will take place Friday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. to 9 a.m. and Saturday, Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This two-day, free...

Beacon Winners to be Honored Oct. 8

 August 6, 2014

Exceeding expectations: That's one way to describe the winners of the 2014 Beacon Awards. It's also the way to describe the event itself, which for its second year honors shoreline Samaritans nominated by their peers.

Chris Cryder: The Fruits of his Labor

 August 6, 2014

Nearly 10 years after Chris Cryder first decided that protection of The Preserve would be his mission, he can now celebrate the fruits of his labor. Even the birds seem to conspire to give him this happy moment by leaving handfuls of ripe wild wineberries...

This Guy is a Big Love Bugby

 August 6, 2014

Aside from his extra-special good looks, with pale buff-and-white coloring, Bugby is a supreme lap cat who loves to be brushed and petted. He has a purr like a motorboat and although he can be shy when he first meets you, once he knows you, he is your best...

Roll Around With Thor

 August 6, 2014

Come and fall in love with your new buddy, Thor! Thor is a 1 ½-year-old male corgi/lab mix. Running as fast as he can on his tiny, low-rider legs, Thor enjoys chasing after toys and bringing them back to you. He may be a small, 20- to 25-pound dog, but he...

Clinton Chamber of Commerce Alert

 August 1, 2014


Third Propane Hearing Expected to Again Draw a Crowd

 July 30, 2014

A third Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) public hearing on the proposed propane storage facility at the former Bostitch property will be held Monday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Due to the large numbers of residents attending previous hearings, the...

Meet the Spirit(s) of Clinton

 July 30, 2014

The Clinton Bluefish Festival generally awards just one Spirit of Clinton award each year, but this year the Bluefish Festival Committee received two nominations that couldn't be overlooked: Lucy Elliot and Jane Scully Welch. The two upstanding citizens were...

Susan Zirlen: When a Book Has Something Extra

 July 30, 2014

Sue Zirlen has vivid memories of growing up in Clinton. Of course, in those days she was still Sue Steigleder. Many of her recollections involve the Henry Carter Hull Library. It was a central part of her life.

Art at the Town Hall

 July 29, 2014

The 65th Annual Clinton Art Society Summer Exhibition and sale is currently underway in the Green Room of the Clinton Town Hall. The show will run through Aug. 17. Exhibition hours are 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. including weekends.

Medical Marijuana in Clinton?

 July 28, 2014

 Medical Marijuana Businesses and Massage Parlors will be discussed at tonight’s Planning and Zoning Commission Regulations Committee Meeting, which will be held at 7 p.m. in the Land Use Office.

Digging In at the Bluefish Fest

 July 23, 2014

Eliana Deneen, 8, who played a wolf in Kidz Konnection's production of The Jungle Book at the 40th annual Clinton Bluefish Festival last weekend, fuels up before the show. 

Dinners at the Farm—As Fresh As it Gets

 July 23, 2014

Farm-to-table dining couldn't be better epitomized than with Dinners at the Farm-a series of six-course meals served al fresco on local farms using ingredients just picked from the fields.

No to a Cell Tower on the Town Hall

 July 23, 2014

CLINTON - More than 75 residents showed up at Town Hall for the July 9 special town meeting to discuss the proposed lease agreement with New Cingular Wireless (AT&T) for a cell site on the roof of the Andrews Memorial Town Hall. By...

Dean Finch Celebrates 100 Years on Earth

 July 23, 2014

When Dean Finch was born on June 30, 1914, Woodrow Wilson was president, Ford's Model T had only been on the road for six years, World War I was still a month away, some guy named Babe Ruth was about to join the Red Sox, and a gallon of gas cost 12 cents.

Cuddle Up with a Pair of Kittens

 July 23, 2014

These adorable and precious angels are available for adoption through Forgotten Felines as well as many more. Cookie (female), pictured at left, and her brother, Ari (male), are friendly, playful tiger siblings who are looking to be placed together in their new...

Drunk Driver with Infant Arrested at Drive-Thru

 July 17, 2014

At about 7:45 p.m. last night, employees of the McDonald's restaurant in Clinton called the Clinton police to report a female was at the drive-thru and appeared to be intoxicated. Employees also reported that the female had a very young child in the car with...

Clinton Partners in Community Take A Trip

 July 17, 2014

Press Release - Four adults and four youth from Partners in Community will join more than 1,700 substance abuse prevention specialists from across the country at Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's (CADCA) 2014...

Mindset: Let’s Discuss

 July 16, 2014

CLINTON - Anyone who has struggled on the path to personal or professional success may want to make room on the calendar for a Clinton PTA talk on Thursday, July 17th at 6:30 p.m. at the Henry Carter Hull Library.

Clinton Bluefish Festival Returns to Town Hall This Weekend

 July 16, 2014

CLINTON - It was some 40 years ago that the first iconic Clinton Bluefish Festival was held in the coastal town of Clinton, Connecticut. Since then it has become a community-based, non-profit, all-volunteer-run local tradition for...

Residents Call for No Propane in Clinton

 July 16, 2014

CLINTON - The second Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) public hearing on a proposed propane storage facility by Global Companies, LLC, at the former Bostitch property drew more than 200 residents from both Clinton and Madison-the vast...

Meet Missy

 July 16, 2014

Missy is a two year-old female terrier mix. She is white with light tan markings. She is very friendly with people and social with other dogs and loves to have fun. Missy is a ball of energy and will play and play and play some more. She does settle down after...

Jared Eliot Middle School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

 July 16, 2014


Carry Kasha Home

 July 16, 2014

Kasha is a beautiful diluted gray tiger with lovely eyes and a calm personality. She likes to play with the laser pointer and to sleep in a nice quiet place. She would prefer to be the only cat in your home so you can lavish all your love on her, but might get...

Beverly Schirmeier: Paintings that Pop Out—and Up

 July 16, 2014

For 35-year Westbrook resident Beverly Schirmeier, art has always been a part of life. From age five, when she would melt her crayons together in her Easy Bake Oven to create the colors she wanted, she knew her calling was to be an artist.

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Meet Derron Wood — 5:30 pm; Fri., Aug. 22

Free Guided Tour of the Arboretum's Native Plant Collection — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

Schemitzun at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Mashantucket Reservation — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

The Executive Session — 5:00 pm; Sat., Aug. 23

La Amistad 175th Anniversary Commemoration, Aug. 25, N.London — 6:00 pm; Mon., Aug. 25

Summer of Science Movie Series — 5:00 pm; Wed., Aug. 27

Film and Discussion — 6:30 pm; Thu., Aug. 28


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