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Local News • Published Nov. 26, 2020 12:01 a.m.

October Rotary Club Students of Month

Old Saybrook Rotary Club honored three area high school students as October students of the month for their excellence in English. The honorees are Joseph Bradley of Old Saybrook, Kiley McCarthy...

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Local News • Published Nov. 26, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Give Thanks for Reggie

Reggie was made for love, as anyone can see by his heart-shaped black nose! He is a black and white boy who even has little black patches on his white toes. Reggie would like to be the ruler of...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 25, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Dee Tully: The Drive Behind the Food Drive

Every year since 2008, the Clinton Rotary Club and Liberty Bank have partnered for the Rotary/Liberty Bank Thanksgiving Dinner Drive to raise money for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantry....

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 06:41 p.m.

CIAC Moves Start of Winter Sports to Jan. 19

With the 2020 fall season now complete, athletes and coaches around the state are anxiously waiting to see if their teams will compete during the winter season, although it won’t be for a...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Laura Parker Gray: Using Her Voice for the Voiceless

Asked how she has time for everything she does, Laura Parker Gray explains that she doesn’t watch television.“People ask me when I sleep and I feel like saying, ‘While...

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Local News • Published Nov. 19, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Come In After Midnight

Her name may be Midnight, but this beautiful black kitty will never keep you awake past curfew! Often overlooked because she is so mellow, Midnight is a quiet lovebug who will offer loyalty and...

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Letters • Published Nov. 18, 2020 08:00 a.m.

Not in Westbrook

I was astonished to hear national and state leaders try to undermine the integrity of the 2020 election and was heartened by the local response in Westbrook, where I reside.Our first...

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Local News • Published Nov. 13, 2020 02:10 p.m.

Westbrook Moved to Highest COVID-19 Risk; Schools Go Remote

Westbrook is now in the highest category of COVID-19 infections, as designated by the state Department of Public Health.Westbrook was notified late in the afternoon on Nov. 12 that the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 13, 2020 09:01 a.m.

Westbrook Health Department Issues Public Health Alert for COVID Risk

On Nov. 12, the Westbrook Health Department was notified by the Department of Public Health that the COVID-19 risk level in Westbrook has elevated from Orange to Red, from a previous case rate of...

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Local News • Published Nov. 12, 2020 02:27 p.m.

Westbrook Democrats Host Thanksgiving Food Drive on Nov. 22

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the Westbrook Democrats will host a community food drive for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens a&nd Pantries on Sunday, Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The food drop-...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 11, 2020 08:30 a.m.

Christine Baker: ‘It’s About the Neighborhood’

About two months ago, Christine Baker was watching Channel 3 news when a story about something in Windsor called a Little Free Pantry caught her eye. Christine went to the news station’s...

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Local News • Published Nov. 12, 2020 12:01 a.m.

Oscar, Oscar, Oscar!

This handsome, plushy gray boy would be happy to be part of a couple of cats because he gets along well with others. Oscar adores catnip and becomes very relaxed and playful when he is with his...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 01:25 p.m.

Westbrook Cancels Rest of Season Due to COVID-19

All Westbrook High School sports have been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the student body and/or faculty, resulting in a school closure that will last through the rest of the fall ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 10:49 a.m.

Old Saybrook Field Hockey Caps Outstanding Regular Season with 2-1 Week

The Old Saybrook field hockey squad has put together an outstanding run this year. The Rams ended the regular season with a 7-2-1 record, and their only losses came against North Branford, who is...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 03:46 a.m.

CIAC Delays Start of Winter Sports

While teams and leagues try to complete the fall season, the chances of playing high school sports during the winter remain in question as we head deeper into November.On Nov. 5, the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 06, 2020 12:28 p.m.

Carney Wins Re-Election in 23rd General Assembly District

With a 16 percent increase in turnout compared to his 2018 race, Devin Carney won re-election as representative for the 23rd Assembly District with more than 55 percent of the vote.His...

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Local News • Published Nov. 06, 2020 12:28 p.m.

Goupil Takes Open 35th State Rep Seat

Voters from Connecticut’s 35th General Assembly District have elected Democrat Christine Goupil to represent them in Hartford. The District represents voters in Clinton, Killingworth and...

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Sports • Published Nov. 05, 2020 01:55 p.m.

Goss Helps Keep the Opposition Off the Board

Bailey Goss has quickly developed a reputation as one of the top goalkeepers in the Shoreline Conference. A junior at Morgan, Bailey is in his first season as the starting goalie for the Morgan...

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Local News • Published Nov. 04, 2020 03:59 p.m.

Needleman Decisively Re-Elected to Senate District 33

Democrat Norm Needleman was re-elected as state senator for the 33rd District with about 54 percent of the vote, decisively beating Republican challenger Brendan Saunders, a newcomer to political...

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Local News • Published Nov. 04, 2020 11:05 a.m.

Westbrook Splits Parties in 2020 Elections

Westbrook voters split their votes between major parties, generally favoring incumbents over challengers for local seats but lining up fairly strongly behind the Democratic presidential ticket of...

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Local News • Published Nov. 03, 2020 05:18 p.m.

By Late Afternoon, Westbrook Has 33% In-Person Turnout

As of around 4:30 p.m. on Election Day, 1,670 Westbrook residents had voted in person, according to Registrar of Voters Colin Bennett.Westbrook has almost 5,000 registered voters, said...

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Person of the Week • Published Nov. 04, 2020 08:30 a.m.

For Geraldine Brown Giomblanco, It’s About the Journey

Geraldine Brown Giomblanco may be a relatively new resident of Clinton, but pretty soon her story will be well known. Geraldine wrote an award-winning book published in 2019 that is in the process ...

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Local News • Published Nov. 04, 2020 08:45 a.m.

Owners Named for Westbrook Habitat House

Rebecca and Jeff Buzas’s story illustrates one of the core tenets of Habitat for Humanity, that decent, affordable housing helps families transform their lives.The Buzas are the...

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Local News • Published Nov. 03, 2020 03:30 p.m.

An Unclear Start for Westbrook Town Ticketing Policy

Westbrook’s practice of having its constables issue tickets payable to the town rather than the state for motorists pulled over for moving violations on town roads ended on Oct. 6 with a...

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Local News • Published Nov. 02, 2020 01:09 p.m.

Westbrook Middle and High Schools Move to Remote Learning

Late on Nov. 1, Interim Superintendent of Schools Patricia Charles alerted the school community to a 14-day closure of both Westbrook High School (WHS) and Westbrook Middle School (WMS) based on a ...

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