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Middlesex Emergency Clinic Open House

 April 14, 2014

This Saturday, Apr. 19, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. the public will gets it first chance to see and tour the new Middlesex Emergency Clinic on Flat Rock Place.

Need a Shredder

 April 14, 2014


Making Connections at Expo

 April 9, 2014

Beautiful spring weather didn't dissuade hundreds of residents from visiting their favorite local businesses and organizations at the Clinton Chamber of Commerce 23rd annual Expo at Town Hall on April 5. The Chamber's next event at Town Hall is its annual Beer...

Relief Approved from Flood Rule Rate Rises

 April 9, 2014

How would you spell relief? If you live in a flood zone and use your home as a primary residence, your relief is in the Grimm-Waters Act.In the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene, U.S. legislators acted to reform the policy of...

Morgan Construction on Hold Pending Permits

 April 9, 2014

The good news is that no funding has been lost for the new Morgan School Project; the bad news is that timelines have been delayed due to permit acquisition both at the state and federal level.According to State...

Husky Helper Day, Not this Year

 April 9, 2014

CLINTON - In May 2014, The Morgan School student body was going to again aid in a town-wide spring clean-up. However, due to an overwhelming amount of absences on last year's Husky Helper Day, Principal Keri Hagness has decided to instead take...

Clinton Train Station on Hold

 April 9, 2014

With the new Westbrook Train Station finally open, new, modern stations await commuters at every stop on the Shore Line East line-every stop but Clinton, that is. Is Clinton's long-delayed makeover up next?Unfortunately,...

A Digital Childhood in Progress

 April 9, 2014

CLINTON - Growing up in an age of "screen time," everywhere you turn is a new concept, and parents today often aren't sure how to tackle this weighty issue. One of the best pieces of advice for parents? "The genie is not going back in the...

Morgan School Donates to Rotary Club

 April 9, 2014

All athletes and The Morgan School student body recently helped raise funds in the fight against cancer. With the support of the Morgan athletic department, administration, and the Morgan Booster Club, athletes wore pink throughout the month and through popcorn...

Meet Oliver!

 April 9, 2014

Oliver is a wonderful 10-month-old orange tabby male. He is very sweet and can be a huge love bug once he gets to know you. He loves to have his head rubbed as well as under his chin. He also will roll over to expose his belly for rubbing! He is quite the...

Blarney Will Charm You

 April 9, 2014

Blarney is a gorgeous brownish-gray tiger with riveting eyes and "kitty eyeliner." He is sweet, cuddly, very playful, and always ready to love and be loved. He adores chasing laser pointers and, after exhausting himself, finding a lap to curl up and sleep in.

Mark Your Calendars Clinton Residents

 April 7, 2014


People in the News

 April 2, 2014

Dean's List for Fall 2013The following residents were named to the dean's, presidents', and/or merit lists at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2013 semester, unless otherwise noted. The student's...

Beach Upgrades for Residents Two-Legged and Four?

 April 2, 2014

In 2011 Tropical Storm Irene targeted the gazebo at the Clinton Town Beach with uncanny accuracy, damaging it so much it needed to be scrapped. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) allocation to replace the structure, however, substantially missed the...

Bill Frederickson: For the Common Good

 April 2, 2014

For Bill Frederickson, giving back is simply a way of life. Through volunteerism, Bill has found a way in his retirement to stay active, stay healthy and happy, and remain a useful and needed asset to his own community as well as those around him.

Chambers Help Navigate Health Insurance Changes

 April 2, 2014

The Clinton, Madison, and Shoreline Chambers of Commerce invite the public to a panel discussion "Health Insurance for the Small Business Today" on Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Mercy Center, 167 Neck Road, Madison.

Clinton Visits Washington D.C.

 April 2, 2014

Eight Morgan School students will be using their free time over April vacation, not to catch up on sleep or hang out, but instead to learn and absorb everything they can about government in Washington, D.C. Chaperoned by history and civics teacher Mike Graham...

Crazy for Cupcakes in Clinton

 April 2, 2014

What better way to spend a couple of hours on a Saturday night than to sample cupcakes? An array of cheerfully colored and lovingly baked cupcakes will be presented at the first-ever Crazy for Cup Cakes Families Helping Families (FHF) fundraiser on Saturday,...

Get Ready for the Chamber Business Expo

 April 2, 2014

For the past 23 years, local businesses have come together to celebrate Clinton and to give their establishments a face at the annual Clinton Chamber of Commerce Business Expo. This year this free event takes place on Saturday, April 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LVVS Road Race Ahead

 April 2, 2014

Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore (LVVS) holds its seventh annual April Fools 5K Run, 3K Walk, and Backward Mile on Saturday, April 5 at 8:30 a.m. at Essex Town Hall, 29 West Avenue. The race has something for everyone, including a lollipop run for children aged...

Peregrine’s Landing Resident Celebrates 104th Birthday

 April 2, 2014

Angela, a resident at Peregrine's Landing at the Shoreline in Clinton, recently hit a milestone, her 104th birthday! The staff at Peregrine's helped her celebrate her special day.

Hurry in for Patience

 April 2, 2014

Patience is a stunning gray-and-white cat with beautiful golden eyes. She is incredibly sweet and outgoing and loves to play and sit in laps. Patience has been through a lot of drama in her young life and would like nothing more than a forever home of her own.

Interested in Dogs

 March 31, 2014

A Clinton Dog Park Meeting has been scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 2nd at the Town hall in the Rose Room.

Walking the Preserve in Photos

 March 27, 2014

Want to view the Preserve but not sure you're ready to hike outside yet? Here's your chance to take a walk through the Preserve in pictures. 

Spin-a-thon for Y's Hope Is Power

 March 26, 2014

From left, Tim Fagan, Margaret Malaquias, and Bill Lazine participate in the spin-a-thon to benefit the YMCA Hope Is Power cancer survivor program on March 22 at the Valley-Shore Family YMCA in Westbrook. More than 70 people took part in the event, which raised...

'Tarzan' Comes to The Morgan Stage

 March 26, 2014

The Morgan School stages the musical Tarzan on Thursday, March 27; Friday, March 28; and Saturday, March 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 30 at 2:30 p.m.in the school's Gagnon auditorium, 27 Killingworth Turnpike, Clinton. Tickets are $15 per person...

People in the News

 March 26, 2014


Jared Eliot Middle School Second Quarter Honor Roll

 March 26, 2014


Charlie Adams: Keeping Busy at 90

 March 26, 2014

Charlie Adams just celebrated his 90th birthday with a little help from some of his fellow volunteers at the Westbrook Food Pantry site at St. Mark Church. The group, which has affectionately nicknamed Charlie the "Egg Man," threw him a surprise party honoring...

Task Force Discusses Affordable Housing on the Shoreline

 March 26, 2014

Responding to a need for affordable housing in local communities, the Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force has invited a panel of experts to a forum that will identify needs and ways to meet those needs, as well as dispel myths about affordable housing.

Cuddle Up with a Pair of Kittens

 March 26, 2014

These adorable and precious angels are available for adoption through Forgotten Felines, as are many others. Bert (male) and Cookie (female) are friendly, playful tiger siblings who await their new home. Do you need a laugh, a hug, a purr and a smile? These...

Clinton’s Kids are Sending a Message

 March 26, 2014

CLINTON - Partners in Community (PiC) opened up a competition to 6th-, 7th-, and 8th graders, challenging them, in the health class, to create a poster that could be used as a billboard to help send a message to deter prescription drug abuse.

The Permitting Process

 March 26, 2014

This column is presented by the Morgan School Building Committee in an effort to keep the public informed of the progress of the new Morgan School. Over the past several months, the new Morgan School project has required and received numerous...

Workshop on Setting Youth Boundaries

 March 25, 2014

Tomorrow evenings, the Old Saybrook Youth and Family Services agency is sponsoring a special workshop for parents, caregivers, and those who work with youth. It's called BOUNDARIES AND EXPECTATIONS and is scheduled for Wed.,...

Protecting Children in the Digital Age

 March 19, 2014

CLINTON - In an effort to help local parents navigate the world of digital dangers for children, a panel of area experts will give a presentation and answer questions from parents about issues facing pre-schoolers through high-school-aged...

Walking a Business Beat

 March 19, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Boosting business in Old Saybrook is about more than touting the town's merits to potential investors-it's also about taking the pulse of the town's business community to find what the town can do to retain them.

Ellen Cavanagh Retires as Chamber Director

 March 19, 2014

CLINTON - "I had a good time."That's what an upbeat Ellen Cavanagh had to say about the last 25 years she has spent as the director of the Clinton Chamber of Commerce. Announcing her retirement, Cavanagh...

Educational Opportunities Fund of AAUW Holds Joint Meeting

 March 19, 2014

The Clinton Congregational Church will host the Educational Opportunities Fund (EOF) joint meeting of the Shoreline Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the Lower Connecticut Valley Branch on Wednesday, April 16 at 7 p.m. The EOF,...

Spring Gardens to Sprout at Valley Shore Y

 March 19, 2014

April showers might bring May flowers, but for the Valley-Shore YMCA, the hope is that April showers will bring lots of needed water to the vegetables slated to be planted in its brand new community garden.Plans are to put...

Shoreline Soup Kitchens Receives New Food Delivery Truck

 March 19, 2014

The Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP), which serves 11 communities from Madison to the lower Connecticut River Valley and beyond, has received a donated 14-foot box truck from the Walmart Foundation.The new truck,...

Sen. Linares: Good News on My Proposals to Create Jobs and Grow the Economy

 March 19, 2014

Iam pleased to report that two important bills that I have proposed have received unanimous bipartisan support at the legislative committee level and now await a full vote of the state legislature.One proposal aims to boost...

Uncovering Historical Mystery in Clinton

 March 19, 2014

CLINTON - Like peeling back the layers of an onion, unearthing the many and varied mysteries of the historic 1791 Stanton House is a real treat for many historians. With a $20,000 grant from the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation and...

Learn More About Cars

 March 18, 2014

It's not too late to sign up for the Parent/Teen Automotive Know-How Event being held at Cardone & Daughter Automotive tomorrow night! They will be covering important automotive basics EVERY driver should know- including: DIY visual inspections, warning lights and...

Clinton Has Fun this Weekend

 March 14, 2014

 Troop 7 is holding its Annual Pasta Dinner and Silent Auction on Saturday, March 15, at 4:30 p.m. at the First Church of Christ in the Fellowship Hall. Adults $10, children 12 and under $5. 

People in the News

 March 12, 2014


New Town Clerk Takes the Reins

 March 12, 2014

CLINTON - They are some big shoes to fill, but Sharon Uricchio is going to do her best. As the successor to the longtime Clinton Town Clerk Karen Marsden, Uricchio will officially be taking over the reins to the town clerk's position, and all...

Learn Youth Mental Health First Aid

 March 12, 2014

Everyone can recount an example of a youth who seemed excessively withdrawn or frequently depressed. But if you saw this youth's worrisome behavior and said to yourself that someone should intervene or reach out, would you know what to do next?

Going for a New Grant to Improve housing

 March 12, 2014

CLINTON - The town is once again submitting a grant application to garner funds that have helped financially struggling Clinton families make their homes safer and more energy efficient. If successful, this would be the third grant won through...

Businesses in Brief

 March 12, 2014

Business and Organization Updates• Water's Edge Resort & Spa, a classic New England estate located directly on the Connecticut shoreline in Westbrook, announces the promotion of Anthony Amendola as...

Unrolling the Red Carpet in Madison

 March 12, 2014

While Ryan Brady's dream is to write for movies or television, the 26-year-old from Clinton has already made his first film, which debuted at the Madison Arts Cinema last weekend.Brady and his friends made a short film,...

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"So Long From Home" by Geoff Kaufman — 7:00 pm; Wed., Apr. 16

All Season Color in the Garden — 7:00 pm; Wed., Apr. 16

"The Hope of Everyman" — 7:00 pm; Thu., Apr. 17

Mystic Writer's Colony Open Mic — 6:00 pm; Thu., Apr. 17

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Udder Destruction — 6:30 pm; Thu., Apr. 17

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33rd Annual Good Friday Walk — 7:00 am; Fri., Apr. 18

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