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Jon Lorensen: Local Business Owner Gives Back in Big Ways

 October 1, 2014

Though Jon Lorensen has four auto dealerships along the shoreline, including Westbrook Honda and Westbrook Toyota, he is locally known for much more than car sales.

Growing Plants to Grow Minds

 October 1, 2014

WESTBROOK - The product of this greenhouse is, of course, vegetables-but it's also curious, eager minds. Mrs. Murray would be proud.

Body Washes Ashore on Westbrook’s Grove Beach

 October 1, 2014

State police investigators have responded to Westbrook after a body washed ashore in a beachfront neighborhood.Troopers blocked off the Grove Beach area this morning. A state police Major Crime Squad team responded to the scene.

People in the News

 September 24, 2014

Honor Roll Students

Search for Westbrook Health Director Begins

 September 24, 2014

WESTBROOK - All it took in the end to resolve years of disputes about the best path forward for the town's Health Department was a single unanimous vote. Last week the Board of Selectmen (BOS) ended discussion by agreeing unanimously on a...

The Perfect Pair

 September 24, 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...

Mum’s the Word in Westbrook

 September 17, 2014

The Westbrook Garden Club held its annual Fall Mum Market on Sept. 13 on the Westbrook Town Green. Here, Edward Devanney gathers up a couple pots of the day's special. 

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.

State Legislator Forum in Westbrook

 September 17, 2014

Candidates for the 33rd State Senate District (Colin Bennett, Emily Bjornberg, and incumbent Art Linares, Jr.), the 23rd State Assembly District (Devin Carney and Mary Stone), and the 35th State Assembly District (Jesse MacLachlan and incumbent Tom Vicino) will...

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...

Westbrook Selectmen Meet Today

 September 15, 2014

Due to a scheduling conflict, the regular Board of Selectmen's meeting normally set for the second Monday of the month was cancelled. A special BOS meeting was instead scheduled for today, Mon., Sept. 15 starting at 4 p.m. at the Mulvey Municipal Center.

Fall Garden Sale set for Town Green

 September 12, 2014

Have you bought your fall garden mums yet?  You still have time.

Westbrook Selectmen to Discuss Blight Control

 September 10, 2014

WESTBROOK - When does an unsightly mess of junk, trash, old automobiles, or discarded items on a property become blight? And should the town be able to enforce standards requiring owners to clean up blighted lots in a timely manner or face...

Swim Area Wins Support

 September 10, 2014

WESTBROOK - By next summer, swimmers at Middle Beach will likely have the same protection afforded to swimmers at West Beach: a dedicated roped-off swimming area.

It's Official: Westbrook Launches the CT Solar Challenge

 September 10, 2014

If you're a property owner, it may now be time to spend money to save money.

BOS Finalizes Health Job Posting

 September 10, 2014

WESTBROOK - After years of study, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) appears ready to start searching for someone to fill the new slot of full-time health director/registered sanitarian.

Another Open Space Parcel in Westbrook

 September 10, 2014

WESTBROOK - On July 15, Toby Hill Associates approached the town with an offer that if accepted would add 77 acres of open space to the town's inventory.

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...

Hospital’s Shoreline Gallery to Feature Large Format Photographs

 September 8, 2014

A new exhibit at The Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery at the Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center will feature works by members of the New England Large Format Photography Collective (NELFPC).

Selectmen's Meeting Cancelled

 September 8, 2014

Town business will have to wait. The regular Westbrook Board of Selectmen's meeting that was scheduled for today, Mon., Sept. 8, at 3:30 p.m., has been cancelled.

A Warm Welcome

 September 3, 2014

It was the first day for new Daisy Ingraham Elementary School Principal Ruth Rose, too, last Wednesday, Sept. 27. Rose greeted students as they got off the bus on a bright morning at the school on Goodspeed Drive in Westbrook.

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...

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...

Leading the Way(s)

 September 3, 2014

State Senator Art Linares and Westbrook First Selectman Noel Bishop recently presented former Westbrook First Selectman Don Morrison with a proclamation from the State of Connecticut. The town has named two roads Don Morrison Way and "John A. Holbrook Way" to...

Chapman Beach Neighbors Appeal Vote

 September 3, 2014

WESTBROOK - A 4-to-1 vote to change the zone for 1961 Boston Post Road was decisive, but that doesn't mean Chapman Beach neighbors have given up their fight against it.

Gas Main Project Ongoing Today

 September 2, 2014

The gas main installation will continue from the Pilot’s Point Marina property east on Seaside Ave. past Bellstone Ave. to approximately house number 173 Seaside Ave. beginning on Tuesday, 9/2/14.  The main will also be installed...

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.

Protecting Swimmers at Middle Beach

 August 27, 2014

WESTBROOK - All Ann Mazur wants is to avoid a tragedy at the town's West Beach.

Accounting for Charges

 August 27, 2014

WESTBROOK - Who's making sure the town's financial interests are protected? That's what Selectman Chris Ehlert wants to know. His concerns reflect his recent review of several invoices submitted to the town by independent contractor Richard...

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...

People in the News

 August 20, 2014

Dean's List for Spring 2014

Westbrook Schools Start

 August 20, 2014

On the newly-revamped school district website www.westbrookctschools.org, parents can view:

Westbrook Foundation Awards 2014 Scholarships

 August 20, 2014

Celebrating the graduates of the Class of 2014, the Westbrook Foundation is proud to award graduating seniors a total of $61,150 in scholarship monies to be used toward higher education pursuits. An additional $15,000 will be given to Westbrook residents through...

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.

55th Annual Westbrook Muster This Weekend

 August 20, 2014

The Westbrook Drum Corps presents its 55th annual Muster on Friday, Aug. 22 and Saturday, Aug. 23. Opening ceremonies start with the traditional Tattoo featuring the Junior Colonials of Westbrook, the Deep River Junior Fife and Drum Corps, and more, along with a...

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.

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.

People in the News

 August 13, 2014

 

Time Again for the Westbrook Muster

 August 13, 2014

WESTBROOK - Do you tattoo? With fifes and drums, of course.

Westbrook Health Department Reaches Milestone

 August 13, 2014

After two years and several changes to the Westbrook Health Department, the department is happy to report it is completely up to date and compliant with its food service program.

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...

A New Leader for Westbrook High

 August 13, 2014

For Connecticut native Tara Winch, her new position as the principal of Westbrook High School is a dream job come true. A longtime resident of Old Saybrook, Tara is excited to start the 2014 school year off in her new post.

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