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A Good Cause in Old Saybrook

 September 17, 2014

The Old Saybrook/Old Lyme Kiwanis Club hosted a causeway cleanup on Sept. 13 on the Saybrook Point causeway in Old Saybrook. Here, Kiwanis Club member Richard Shriver joins the cleanup volunteers working amidst the many folks enjoying the causeway.

People in the News

 September 17, 2014

Academic and Extracurricular Achievements

Zoning Reviews Eastpointe Plans

 September 17, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Will one more evening of public hearings be enough?

Two Tracks for Affordable Housing Projects

 September 17, 2014

For the State of Connecticut, building more affordable housing units in Connecticut's 169 towns has been a policy priority for more than two decades.

Saybrook Family Day This Sunday

 September 17, 2014

Kids, parents, families, and friends are invited to celebrate Old Saybrook Family Day on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. on the Old Saybrook Town Green. This Youth and Family Services and Healthy Communities•Healthy Youth event brings free food and fun...

North Cove Shops Approved

 September 17, 2014

The vacant building on Main and Elm streets that was once North Cove Outfitters will soon have a new look and new tenants.

Kohl’s to Open Sept. 21

 September 17, 2014

It's been a long wait, but a new Kohl's department store will open its doors to the public in a soft opening scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21 in Old Saybrook. A grand opening event with a ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Friday, Sept. 26 at 8:45 a.m. in...

Rising Up for Safety—and Lower Premiums

 September 17, 2014

The state wants to help shoreline owners to rise up-up above the flood lines that is.

Meet Bella

 September 17, 2014

Come meet Bella! Bella is a beautiful three year-old long-haired female. Her coat is a brilliant white with dark and light brown accents. She can be sweet at times and will rub against your hand, but generally loves to roam around and explore her space. She...

Looking for a Kitten?

 September 17, 2014

Everyone loves a kitten, and Forgotten Felines has every size, age, color, gender, and personality. Now is the perfect time to adopt a baby or two and offer them a permanent home. One of the kittens, Forrest, is a male tiger, one of six adorable kittens in this...

Family Festivities at Maritime Ed Network

 September 12, 2014

A family festival of food and festivities planned for Sun., Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. will celebrate the last days of summer.

YNHH Opening Specialty Facility in Old Saybrook

 September 10, 2014

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) announced on Sept. 3 its plans to bring advanced specialty medical care to Middlesex and New London counties. The hospital will begin renovations at 633 Old Middlesex Turnpike in Old Saybrook to develop an easily accessible,...

Joseph Macrino Carries on the Family Business of Teaching

 September 10, 2014

CLINTON - Students at the Lewin Joel School in Clinton were greeted by a new face when school started this year: Joseph Macrino, the new assistant principal. Joseph, a self-proclaimed voracious reader, musician, and exuberant learner and...

The Perfect Pair

 September 10, 2014

How can you resist the temptation to adopt the cutest pair of kittens? Cady (female) is a striking beauty with Siamese features and blue eyes. Brutus is a silky black boy with distinct white markings under his armpits. Both babies are super friendly and playful...

It Takes Two: Tango and You!

 September 10, 2014

Tango is looking for a partner to share a home with. Tango is a 1 ½ year-old tiger female. She is extremely sweet and friendly. She will come to greet you at the door, meow to you, and follow you around all over. She loves to rub against you as well as...

Elevating Homes: Town Hosting Shore Up CT Meeting

 September 4, 2014

Up for the Challenge

 September 3, 2014

Old Saybrook First Selectman Carl Fortuna, Jr., Selectman Scott Giegerich, and Selectman Steve Gernhardt all participated in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last Monday afternoon. The viral challenge supports the ALS Association in its fight against amyotrophic...

Public Hearing on Proposed North Cove Shops Project

 September 3, 2014

On Sept. 2 (after press time), the Old Saybrook Zoning Commission was to open a public hearing on a project for North Cove Shops that would, if approved, allow construction of an 11,236-square-foot retail development on the site of the former North Cove...

People in the News

 September 3, 2014

Academic and Extracurricular Achievements

Purrfectly Precious Angels

 September 3, 2014

Theus and Mimosa, although not siblings, are very bonded and playful together. Theus is a gray male kitten, and Mimosa is a black female baby. They are cuddly, love to play, and love people. When tired, they'll curl up in your lap for a nap. These sweet and purring...

Celebrating 90 Years of Service

 September 3, 2014

The Old Saybrook Fire Department celebrated its 90th anniversary with a family-friendly celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 26 on the Town Green. The event featured complimentary hamburgers and hot...

Tons of Fun with Tank

 September 3, 2014

Come to the shelter to meet Tank, a one year-old male black Lab weighing in currently at 70 pounds. Tank came to the shelter from an unfortunate situation. The household could no longer keep him, and he had been abused early on in his life. He is now shy when it...

Ruth Rose Takes Over Helm at Daisy Ingraham

 September 3, 2014

A farm girl at her core, new Daisy Ingraham Elementary School Principal Ruth Rose is ready to bring her extensive educational background, her tenacious work ethic, and her kind heart to her new position, which she officially started on July 1.

Old Saybrook Asks for State's Help to Keep Causeway Clear

 September 3, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Walking the Route 154 causeway was not supposed to be like going through an obstacle course, but that's what the experience has become.

Funds for Capital Projects Up for Approval at Town Meeting

 September 3, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Town electors will be asked later this month to approve funds for capital projects that, if completed, will improve and upgrade the infrastructure of the town's center.

East Pointe Plan Aired

 September 3, 2014

What will the multi-family development proposed for North Main Street look like? The Zoning Commission got a first look earlier this week when Eastpointe, LLC, presented a site plan for the project.

Eagle Scout Project Fixes Benches

 September 3, 2014

Pulling out splinters is not what you want to do after sitting on a Goodwin Elementary School playground bench. And now adults and kids won't have to.

Zoning, Finance, Meet Tonight

 September 2, 2014

Both the Board of Finance and the Zoning Commission will meet tonight, Tues., Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. That means that one of the two boards will move from their regular meeting room.

Driver Sentenced to 14 Years in Triple Fatal DUI Wrong-Way Crash

 August 29, 2014

Frank J. Sundstrom, who was drunk and driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 on Dec. 11, 2012, when he caused a head-on collision that killed three women, offered a weepy apology to the victims’ survivors Friday as he was sentenced in New London Superior Court to...

Setting Sail from Old Saybrook

 August 27, 2014

The 80-foot schooner SoundWaters set off from Saybrook Point Marina on Aug. 20 for Science of the Sound, a hands-on, science-infused learning experience. Captain Justin Cathcart was at the helm of the Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services-organized...

The Medium is the Message Sept. 28

 August 27, 2014

Renowned psychic Medium Matt Fraser will bring his message to Clinton on Sunday, Sept. 28 for a program at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main Street, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the "Medium with a Message" event.

Saybrook Bowling Alley Shuts Its Doors

 August 27, 2014

Game over: AMF Saybrook Lanes closed earlier this month, leaving local bowlers in the lurch and a gap in the local business community.

Business on the Move in Old Saybrook

 August 27, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - It's not just the new Big Y. Business activity is picking up in town.

Meet Joe Anastasio

 August 27, 2014

When Joseph Anastasio learned he would be the new associate principal of Old Saybrook High School (OSHS), he wanted to mark the moment. What he really wanted was to find a sculpture of the school's mascot, a ram, for his desk. So he decided to go on eBay-and he...

Come And Get ’em—Kittens That is!

 August 27, 2014

If your're looking to add a kitten to your home, come visit the Valley Shore Animal Welfare League (VSAWL). VSAWL has various kittens, both male and female, of all different ages waiting for a home to call their own. The kittens are handled on a daily basis to...

UPDATED: Man Arrested for Theft of Firearms from Local Gun Shop

 August 27, 2014

Police were called to the Grouse Perch, located at 15 North Main Street, at 10:26 a.m. on Tuesday when the business owner saw that his store had been burglarized.

Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planned

 August 27, 2014

As part of the Connecticut DOT & National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration Holiday Crackdown, the Old Saybrook Department of Police Services will be conducting Traffic Safety DUI Checkpoints beginning on Friday, August 29 to kick off Labor Day...

Selectmen to get Iced

 August 25, 2014

The Old Saybrook Board of Selectmen has accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS.  The Old Saybrook Board was nominated by Clinton First Selectman Willie Fritz.  The buckets will flow Monday, August 25th at 4:30 p.m. in front of Town...

Big Y: Open for Business

 August 22, 2014

More than 100 people gathered outside the new Big Y Supermarket on Aug. 21 to celebrate the opening of the Massachusetts-based grocery chain’s 67th store. Meanwhile, a few intrepid shoppers had already managed to sneak through the crowd to begin negotiating their...

Old Saybrook's Volunteer Fire Department Marks 90 years

 August 20, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - An agreement to give funds to the town for a truck was the spark that spurred other citizens to act.

People in the News

 August 20, 2014

Dean's List for Spring 2014

Old Saybrook Back to School

 August 20, 2014

School District website: www.oldsaybrook.k12.ct.usFood Service

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.

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,...

The New Big Y Opens Thursday

 August 18, 2014

A cake-cutting ceremony on Thurs., Aug. 21, at 10:30 a.m. will mark the grand opening of the town's second supermarket. The new Big Y grocery store at 28 Spencer Plains Road will be the first store in the Max's Place Retail Development to open its doors to the public.

Movie at the Beach

 August 14, 2014

Come with the family this Friday evening to Harvey's Beach in Old Saybrook for the kids to join in field day games and for all to watch a movie on the beach.

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.

An Epic Night on the Beach

 August 13, 2014

Old Saybrook Youth & Family Services presented Epic at Harvey's Beach on Aug. 8 as part of its Friday night movie series. The evening starts out with pre-movie games and settles in for the show (and popcorn) once the sun sets. The final showing is this...

People in the News

 August 13, 2014


What's the Story with…Dock & Dine?

 August 13, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - Taken out first by storm surge from Irene and then a year later by Superstorm Sandy, many worried that the iconic Dock & Dine restaurant at Saybrook Point might be gone for good.

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Garlic Festival — 11:00 am; Sat., Sep. 20

Simply Antiques Festival — 10:00 am; Sat., Sep. 20

Sporadicomedy — 9:00 pm; Sun., Sep. 21

Teen Autism Social — 6:00 pm; Tue., Sep. 23

Hoot for Hunger — 6:30 pm; Fri., Sep. 26

Fitch Falcon Marching Band Hosts Band Competition — 6:00 pm; Sat., Sep. 27


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