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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.

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...

Helping the Home-Based Business Community

 August 13, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - The Internet, technology, and the telecommuting they facilitate mean that more and more workers now use their home as their workplace. The goal of a new initiative of the Old Saybrook Chamber of Commerce is to connect these...

Field of Dreams at OSHS

 August 13, 2014

Dump trucks were delivering rocks and fill material to the site of Old Saybrook High School's new synthetic turf field late last month. A steady stream of trucks could be seen entering and then leaving the field site from Ingham Hill Road. Front-loading...

East Pointe's Site Plan in Review

 August 13, 2014

OLD SAYBROOK - In 2015, the view down North Main Street will likely be obscured by heavy construction equipment as three major projects enter the construction phase. Along North Main Street, change is coming.

An Eye on the OSHS Tennis Court Rebuild

 August 13, 2014

Last week, concrete trucks waited in line to drop their loads behind Old Saybrook High School. The big concrete pour was to build the base that will soon become the six new high school tennis courts.

OSHS Grad Downes Plays The Kate

 August 11, 2014

A local boy returns home to share his music with friends and neighbors.

WPCA Meets Today

 August 11, 2014

The Town of Old Saybrook's Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) meets today at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

Tech Tutors at Saybrook's Library

 August 6, 2014

Madeline Bradley, 13, a student at Old Saybrook Middle School and a member of the Acton Library's Young Adult Advisory Board, volunteers as a Teen Tech Tutor at the library. Here, she helps Noreen Price navigate her tablet computer. Reference Librarian Wendy...

People in the News

 August 6, 2014

 

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