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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 07:24 p.m.

Huskies Sweep Week with Three Victories

After graduating two key seniors and returning just one for this year, Morgan girls’ basketball Head Coach Caitlin Woods knew that the Huskies had to learn how to transition and adapt into...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 06:17 p.m.

Morgan Boys’ Hoops Takes Two; Track Squads Compete in Shoreline Meet

Boys’ BasketballThe Morgan boys’ basketball team posted a pair of home wins last week to boost its record to 4-3 on the year. The Huskies claimed wins versus...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 06:17 p.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Basketball Earns a Split; Boys’ Hoops Loses to Valley

Girls’ BasketballThe Westbrook girls’ basketball team split a pair of games last week to move to 5-3 on the season. The Knights lost to Valley Regional before ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2022 06:17 p.m.

Old Saybrook’s Track Teams Prevail at Shoreline League Meet; Boys’ Hoops Improves to 4-1

Girls' Indoor TrackThe Old Saybrook girls' indoor track team claimed first place when the Rams competed in the Shoreline League Meet on Jan. 13. The Rams posted a team...

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Local News • Published Jan. 13, 2022 03:59 p.m.

Needleman Applauds CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants

State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33) celebrated the Jan. 7 announcement that the Board of Directors of CT Humanities awarded significant grant funding valued at $772,000 to 24 local non-profit...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 13, 2022 12:36 p.m.

Slisz Found His Home in Goal

Prior to the recent fall season, Ryan Slisz was exclusively a field player for the Old Saybrook boys’ soccer team, playing most of his time with the JV squad. However, going into the 2021...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 12, 2022 05:09 p.m.

Cynthia E. (Purcell) Selmont

Cynthia E. (Purcell) Selmont beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Jan. 4, after a short illness.Cynthia had a lifelong love for movies, television, and theater....

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Local News • Published Jan. 12, 2022 10:23 a.m.

Westbrook Public Library Now Lending Toys Thanks to Westbrook Foundation Grant

Westbrook kids looking for new ways to stay entertained can now head to the Westbrook Public Library (WPL) not just for books, but for toys. The library has started a toy lending service for...

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Local News • Published Jan. 13, 2022 12:01 a.m.

Carney Awarded for Cross-Party Leadership in 2021

On Dec. 9, 2021, in Washington, D.C., the fourth annual Millennial Action Project (MAP) Rising Star Award was presented to State Representative Devin Carney (R-23). The Rising Star Awards...

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Local News • Published Jan. 13, 2022 12:01 a.m.

Full Court Preston

This little guy could very well be a sports fan! He loves to sit on laps, and would keep anyone warm while they enjoyed their favorite games on television. Preston is a petite tabby boy who has...

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Person of the Week • Published Jan. 12, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Christine Cummings: Rescue, Rehabilitate, Return

With A Place Called Hope serving for more than a decade as the region’s primary raptor rehabilitator, most people know that when they find an injured owl or hawk, Christine Cummings and her ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:25 p.m.

Co-op Gymnastics Team Notches Victory

The H-K/Morgan/Westbrook (H-K/M/W) co-op girls’ gymnastics team swept a tri-meet at Foran High School on Jan. 9. The team posted a score of 127.5 points to defeat both Mercy (117.75) and...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:24 p.m.

Old Saybrook Boys’ Hoops Defeats Westbrook; Girls Lose to the Knights

Boys’ BasketballFollowing a few weeks away from the floor, the Old Saybrook boys’ basketball team returned to action by playing a road game against Westbrook...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:24 p.m.

Naccarato Drops 37 as Westbrook Downs Coginchaug; Girls’ Hoops Gets Win Over Old Saybrook

Boys’ BasketballThe Westbrook boys’ basketball team moved to 3-3 on the year following recent action. The Knights lost to Old Saybrook and then defeated...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:24 p.m.

Morgan Girls’ Basketball Drops Contest to Guilford; Fencing Program Hosts Invitational

Girls’ BasketballThe Morgan girls’ basketball team has a record of 1-4 thus far this season. In their most-recent game, the Huskies took a 33-20 defeat at...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 08:01 p.m.

East Haven Co-op Hockey Squad Off to Scorching Start

As the East Haven co-op boys ice hockey team took the ice this season, Lou Pane entered his 35th year as the Yellowjackets' head coach. East Haven is off to scorching start at 5-0 with Coach Pane...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2022 05:03 p.m.

Huskies Trying to Overcome Obstacles Early

After starting its season with a win against East Hampton, the Morgan boys’ basketball squad dropped its next three contests and was in need of a victory when the team hosted Haddam-...

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Sports • Published Jan. 06, 2022 03:03 p.m.

Young Rams on the Rise in 2022

After recording three wins during its 2020-’21 campaign, the Old Saybrook girls’ basketball team is back with a vengeance in 2022. The Rams are 2-2 overall to start their season and...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 06, 2022 03:02 p.m.

Fratamico Loves Leading Morgan Football and Basketball

Growing up as a soccer player, Alex Fratamico would never have guessed that he would finish his high school career as a huge contributor to the Morgan football team that reached the playoffs. In...

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Person of the Week • Published Jan. 05, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Delcie McGrath: Furnishing the Future

International news can seem remote but the connections to a far more local world are very real. Just ask Delcie McGrath. Delcie has been part of a team working on refugee resettlement this area....

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Local News • Published Jan. 05, 2022 07:00 a.m.

A Spirited Celebration for 2022 at the Westbrook Library

To ensure everyone got to celebrate the new year, the Westbrook Public Library held Countdown to Noon on Dec. 31, 2021 in the children’s room. Children rang in the early arrival of 2022 by...

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Local News • Published Jan. 04, 2022 11:54 a.m.

With COVID Rising, Health Officials Renew Calls for Vaccinations, Masks, and Distancing

Just as life was starting to get back to normal with more in-person events and meetings, COVID-19 cases have risen in the area. Data from the Connecticut River Area Health District (CRAHD) shows...

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Local News • Published Jan. 06, 2022 12:01 a.m.

It’s Stormy Weather All the Time

He looks like a silver, stripy raincloud, but Stormy is a sunny sweetheart. He is not usually at the center of the hurricane of activity at the shelter, but likes to stay on the edge of things,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 29, 2021 07:00 a.m.

Westbrook in 2021: The Year in Review

If 2020 was a year of unprecedented change due to the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 was a year of learning how to adapt and rebuild with the virus. On top of navigating the new normal,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 30, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Is Nicholas a Saint?

This little sweet boy has a slightly grumpy face, but he could not be a sweeter, more jolly fellow. Although he should not be sliding down any chimneys, he is definitely looking forward to a...

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