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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.

Come Enjoy Clinton Family Day

 July 15, 2014

On July 19, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Clinton Town Beach a day long event will be celebrated. Sand sculpture registrations begin at 8:30 am. Come and enjoy games, arts and crafts, races, music, face painting, snacks, prizes and more, all provided free for...

Teens Chat at Henry Carter Hull Library

 July 11, 2014

Summer Teen Book Chat at Henry Carter Hull Library features THE RAFT by S.A. Bodeen on Monday, July 14th at 4:00. 

Probation for Westbrook Woman in Drone Assault Case

 July 10, 2014

A Westbrook woman charged with assaulting a teenager who was using a drone to film above Hammonasset Beach has been granted a special form of probation.

Dean Finch Gets Breakfast Free for Life

 July 9, 2014

For Dean Finch, a longtime Clinton resident, making it to 100 means not only now being part of the exclusive centenarian club, but also that he gets his breakfast at the Clinton McDonald's free for the rest of his days. This was a promise made to him by owners...

Oh, the Things You Will See at 'Seussical'

 July 9, 2014

CLINTON - Looking for something local and fun to do with the entire family? Head over to Clinton's Andrews Memorial Town Hall for a live performance of Seussical, a musical with a guest appearance from Clinton First Selectman...

Malone’s Moving Down the Road

 July 9, 2014

CLINTON - Malone's Sandwich and Coffee House will soon have a new address at 350A East Main Street, Clinton. Owner Sue Mugavero's three-year lease is up, and the popular breakfast and lunch establishment is making a swift move down the...

Come Fish for Blues

 July 9, 2014

CLINTON - For shoreliners, summertime means fishing for bluefish, and Clinton is the unofficial epicenter of this sport. In an effort to ignite a healthy interest in this positive, outdoor activity, Clinton Youth & Family Services will...

Another Hold Up for Morgan School Project

 July 9, 2014

The $64.7 million new Morgan school project is still in a holding pattern, waiting on state officials to come to the site and formally inspect the 36-acre property on Route 81 that will eventually be home to the new school.

The Morgan School Fourth Quarter Honor Roll

 July 9, 2014


Register for the 40th Annual Clinton Bluefish Festival

 July 9, 2014


Meeting Tonight about Propane Storage Facility in Clinton

 July 7, 2014

A Planning and Zoning Public Hearing will take place tonight, July 7 at the Clinton Town Hall at 7 p.m.

Elizabeth Tucker: Living the Library Dream

 July 3, 2014

A self-described "librarian nerd with glasses," Elizabeth Tucker has had a passion for books "forever"-and now she gets to live her dream as the new adult program librarian at the Henry Carter Hull Library (HCHL) in Clinton.

Wanted: Game Changer for Unilever Site

 July 2, 2014

Creating a "game changer" in the downtown area: that's the goal of Clinton's consultants The Cecil Group. While the group has several ideas for what the town can do to attract and shape redevelopment in the area, it also acknowledged that the true game changer...

Propane Public Hearing Continues July 7

 July 2, 2014

The Planning & Zoning Commission continues its public hearing for the proposed wholesale propane distribution facility at 140 Knollwood Drive on Monday, July 7 at 7 p.m. in Andrews Memorial Town Hall. This meeting follows a June 2 public hearing that...

Clinton Considers Cell Tower at Town Hall

 July 2, 2014

AT&T is proposing a cell tower on the rooftop of the William Stanton Memorial Town Hall building, just above the auditorium stage. An application for this tower is currently in front of the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) as well as the Zoning Board...

Second Suspect Arrested in Town and Country Market Burglary

 June 30, 2014

Clinton Police have arrested a second suspect that they say was involved in the Nov. 28, 2013 burglary of Town and Country Market, 153 Glenwood Road, Clinton. The burglary was the second of two burglaries at that market in November.

Streetscape Project Going On

 June 30, 2014

The Streetscape Project that is currently underway in Post Office square is nearing completion soon, and should be finished by July 2.

Renovations Complete, Clinton's Annex Building Now Open

 June 25, 2014

Just 10 short years ago the former police station next to the Town Hall was deemed uninhabitable. Today, with an infusion of some $1.7 million, the building is open as multi-use town space.

Preserving the Eliot Harbor Hay Meadow

 June 25, 2014

Eighty six year old Lucy Elliot recently made a very important decision to ensure that a treasured parcel of land, a little more than 18 acres running along the Indian River to the mouth of the Clinton Harbor, will be part of the unique, open landscape in town...

Erica Gelven: A Voice for Parents and Teachers

 June 25, 2014

The assignment always given out by this local psychology professor is to put the kids of Clinton first, and that's exactly what Erica Gelven has been doing for the past three years as part of the 100-plus-member strong Clinton Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

Precious Bundle of Joy

 June 25, 2014

Just look at this adorable face! Doesn't that spell love? Forgotten Felines has many precious kittens who need homes right now, including Gordo, pictured. Please open your heart and adopt an angel baby who would otherwise spend his or her life in a shelter. If...

Citizens Academy Graduation in Clinton

 June 25, 2014

Recently, 27 residents from the town of Clinton successfully completed the 10-week Clinton Police Citizens Academy.

Cheryl Mehalik Luyster Fund Supports SSKP

 June 25, 2014

The Cheryl Mehalik Luyster Fund at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County has awarded a grant of $2,000 to the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP). Luyster's friends and family created the fund to honor and remember Luyster, a longtime Old...

‘Double-Stuffed’ Oreo

 June 25, 2014

If you're ready for a lap cat to rub all over you, look no further. Meet Oreo! Oreo is a six-year-old white-and-black female. Oreo has been at the shelter for a few years now and during that time has become a wonderful, loving kitty looking for a lap to live in.

Unilever Redevelopment Meeting

 June 23, 2014


Route 1 Paving Begins This Weekend

 June 20, 2014

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a milling and re-surfacing project will be performed on Route 1 in Westbrook.

New London Woman Arrested for Role in Local Market Burglary

 June 20, 2014

A New London woman was arrested on Thursday, June 19 for her involvement in a November 2013 burglary at Town and Country Market, 153 Glenwood Road, Clinton.

Selectmen to Vote for Town Meeting Call

 June 19, 2014

After many years of discussion, today the Board of Selectmen's planned vote to approve a June 30 Town Meeting call will finally move forward the proposal to buy the Preserve as open space.

Westbrook Woman Headed to Court over Beach Drone Assault

 June 18, 2014

A 17-year-old Clinton boy flying a drone last month at Hammonasset Beach in Madison was attacked by a Westbrook woman who called him a pervert.

Seeking Nominations for Beacon Awards 2014

 June 18, 2014

We're looking for a few great residents and we're asking for you to help us. Nominations for the 2014 Beacon Awards are now underway.

Meet the New Clinton Chamber Director

 June 18, 2014

The new executive director of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce is wasting no time jumping into her position, as she already has a pet project she's pushing-having the town win the state's Fan-Favorite Town contest.

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