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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:28 p.m.

Spector Sees a Flawless Four-Year Run with H-K Cross Country

Jonah Spector has had quite a decorated career with the Haddam-Killingworth cross country program. It was a four-year run that saw Jonah help the Cougars string together four straight perfect...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:28 p.m.

Ring Proves a Sound Point Producer with the Indians

Jack Ring is in only in his second year with the Guilford boys’ ice hockey team, but he’s already become one of the prominent goal scorers in the Southern Connecticut Conference,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:28 p.m.

Hammond Goes All-Shoreline for the Second Time with T-Birds’ Cheerleading

Brooke Hammond recently earned a spot on the All-Shoreline Conference Team for the second time as member of the North Branford cheerleading squad. Brooke, a senior captain who’s been a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:27 p.m.

Ensinger’s Versatility Adds Value for Valley

Sophomore Cade Ensinger is making quite an impression as one of the first players to come off the bench for the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team this winter. Throughout the course of...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:27 p.m.

Thaci’s Two Triumphs Help Rams Defend Shoreline Title

Annea Thaci stuck to track and field like a magnet once she familiarized herself with the sport. This winter, Annea’s hard work has helped land some major medals for both herself and the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:26 p.m.

Paquin’s Offensive Prowess Proves Crucial for the Easties

Zach Paquin started playing ice hockey at a young age and, through the years, he’s developed a unique skill set on offense that’s proved vital to East Haven’s success the past ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:26 p.m.

Montano Made Magic Happen for North Haven Football

Mark Montano saw time at multiple positions with the North Haven football team during his three years on the varsity squad, but no matter where he played, Mark always made a huge impact. As a...

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Sports • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:24 p.m.

Stripers in the Snow

The winter of 2018 will always be remembered as the one that could have developed, but never really had the staying power—at least not in our state. Here we are in February and we’re ...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 06:34 p.m.

Dennis R. Volpe

Dennis R. Volpe, 65, passed away peacefully on Feb. 18 after a brave battle with cholangiocarcinoma. He was the beloved husband of the late Janis A. (Ferriola) Volpe.He was born June 22,...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 06:19 p.m.

Debra Harvey Damarodis

Debra Damarodis of Old Saybrook and Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on Feb. 13 with her husband by her side. Debra was born in Jamestown, New York, on June 27, 1955.Debra...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 06:06 p.m.

Grace R. Smith

Grace R. (Adametz) Smith, 93, of Killingworth, wife of the late Leroy Smith, died Jan. 29 at Essex Meadows. She was born in Middletown, daughter of the late Jeremiah and Rose (Mazanek) Adametz....

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 05:56 p.m.

Kevin B. Flynn

Kevin B. Flynn, 65, formerly of East Haven, died on Dec. 30 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the husband of the late Elizabeth Gallagher Flynn. He was born in New Haven on Aug. 18, 1952, to the...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 05:50 p.m.

Bruce Evans

Bruce Evans, 67, of East Haven unexpectedly passed away on Feb. 1. He was born in Milford on Feb. 5, 1950, to the late Gene and Adele Schmidt Evans.He worked at several area car dealerships ...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 05:23 p.m.

Theresa (Russell) MacDonald

Theresa (Russell) MacDonald, 58, of Deep River, passed away unexpectedly on Feb. 15. She was smart and sweet with a heart of gold and will always be remembered for her beautiful smile and...

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Obituaries • Published Feb. 21, 2018 05:05 p.m.

Mark T. Lynskey

Mark T. Lynskey, 65, of Westbrook died on Feb. 20 after a valiant battle with lung cancer. He was born in Hartford on Sept. 25, 1952, the son of Betty Lynskey and the late Thomas Lynskey....

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 02:33 p.m.

Appeal Filed Against Branford PZC's Parkside Affordable Housing Vote

On Feb. 16, Branford Housing Authority (BHA) and developer Beacon Communities (Boston MA) filed a legal appeal against votes taken by the Planning and Zoning Commission (PZC) on applications to...

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Sports • Published Feb. 21, 2018 03:10 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Hockey, Boys’ Hoops Ready for Playoffs Following Solid Regular Seasons

Girls’ Ice HockeyThe Amity-North Haven-Cheshire girls’ ice hockey squad put a bow on an excellent regular season by recording a pair of recent victories to...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 02:06 p.m.

‘See Something, Say Something’: Saybrook Police and Schools Respond to Student Threat

Following reports of a troubled student from community members—and in the shadow of the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida—Old Saybrook Police have arrested a 17 year-...

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Sports • Published Feb. 21, 2018 12:13 p.m.

Morgan Cheerleading Takes 1st Place at Inaugural Shoreline Conference Championship

The Morgan cheerleading team took home some hardware after earning first place in the inaugural Shoreline Conference Championship that was held at Westbrook High School on Feb. 10. The Huskies...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 11:03 a.m.

Scanlon: Resident Testimony Needed on Shoreline East Fair Increases/Service Reductions

Feb. 21, 2018 – State Rep. Sean Scanlon (D-Guilford) is urging Guilford and Branford residents who utilize Shore Line East to submit testimony to the Department of Transportation about ...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 10:32 a.m.

Saybrook High School Student Arrested Following Reports of Comments and Actions

On Feb. 20, the Old Saybrook Police Department made an arrest in an investigation regarding concerning behavior of a 17 year old. Both the Police Department and the Public School District are...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 10:10 a.m.

Deep River Man Arrested at Commuter Lot with Weapon, 97 Bags of Heroin

On Feb. 19 at approximately 5 p.m., troopers from Troop F-Westbrook and the Haddam Resident Trooper’s Office were dispatched to the Route 9 exit 8 commuter parking lot on Beaver Meadow Road ...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 09:59 a.m.

Police Release Names in Essex Deaths

Police have determined that Joseph Reifer, 72, and Susan Barron, also 72, died of gunshot wounds in their Essex home yesterday.On Feb. 20, Connecticut State Police...

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Local News • Published Feb. 20, 2018 03 p.m.

Madison Officials Discuss Proposed Library Operating Budget

Much of the recent news surrounding the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library has focused on the renovation project, but as the town prepares the overall operating budget for the coming fiscal year,...

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Local News • Published Feb. 21, 2018 07:04 a.m.

Developers Pitch Academy Projects to Madison Community

The options are on the table. After two nights of presentations, residents had the chance to hear and respond to the four development proposals for Academy School. While some proposals seemed to...

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