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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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Larry Hayden: He’s the Town’s It Guy

 June 18, 2014

Two years ago, Larry Hayden retired as lead engineer for Global Desktop Engineering responsible for Pfizer's 125,000 personal computers deployed around the world, but after a year in retirement, he decided he wanted to return to computer work if he could find...

Bob Bell: The Cat in the Hat

 June 11, 2014

Bob Bell wears many hats: a red hat when he is playing a circus train ringmaster, a black bowler when he is a railroad baron, an entire costume when he is Sir Topham Hatt on Thomas the Tank Engine weekends. But whatever else is on his head, he always wears an...

Inspired by a Life-Threatening Past

 June 4, 2014

Recent college grad Angela Uihlein has many reasons to be happy, but her life hasn't always been easy. Angela, now 23, just graduated from Southern Connecticut State University with a B.A. in nursing.

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