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Local News • Published Sep. 24, 2021 01:22 p.m.

3rd Annual Water Lantern Celebration Lights the Way for People of All Abilities

A Little Compassion, Inc. (ALC) is presenting its third annual Water Lantern Celebration, taking place at Plattwood Park in Deep River, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on its rain date of Sunday, Sept. 26....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

Marsden Makes Every Minute Count

James Marsden has proven to be an immensely talented athlete as a member of three Valley Regional squads. James has recently started his senior season with Warriors’ football team, and this ...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Ian Douglas: The Right Decision at the Right Time

Here’s one shortcut to talking about retirement: Just say Michael Jordan or David Ortiz. And what’s the message? Go out at the top of your game.That is what the Rt. Rev. Ian...

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Local News • Published Sep. 21, 2021 11:56 a.m.

Severity of Upcoming Flu Season Unknown

Last year, flu viruses were “virtually non-existent in our area,” said Connecticut River Area Health District (CRAHD) Director Scott Martinson.What that means for this year,...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2021 12:17 p.m.

Several Valley Teams Racking Up Early Victories

Field HockeyThe Valley Regional field hockey team looks great so far this season. After earning wins over North Branford and East Lyme the first week of the season, the...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2021 12:15 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Soccer Starts Season Strong

The Valley Regional girls’ soccer team is out to prove themselves this year. After Valley Regional had to shut down all athletics programs near the end of the 2020 fall season, the Warriors ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

Kateley Playing Stingy Defense for Valley

Emily Kateley is a staunch defender for the Valley Regional field hockey squad. Emily’s commitment to being the best she can be in the backfield has already paid dividends early in the...

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Local News • Published Sep. 15, 2021 07 a.m.

Honoring Unforgettable Memories at Winthrop Baptist Church

The Winthrop Baptist Church invited the community to a non-denominational 9/11 Candlelight Vigil on Sept. 11 to commemorate the 2001 terror attacks. Here, Deep River Fire Chief Tim Lee, center,...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Donna Dione: Lighting the Night

Model sailboats often skim across the pond at Plattwood Park in Deep River but on Saturday, Sept. 25: Glowing lanterns, each illuminated by an LED candle, will float across the water. It is the...

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Local News • Published Sep. 14, 2021 01:56 p.m.

Realtor Provides Update on Listing of Region 4 Property

There has been a total of three different groups interested in the 9.33-acre parcel of land owned by the Regional 4 School District on Kelsey Hill and Falls Landing roads in Deep River since it...

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Local News • Published Sep. 14, 2021 02:20 p.m.

COVID Relief Funds Anticipated to ‘Transform’ Region 4

The Regional 4 School District has received $267,891 in a third installment of federal COVID-19 relief grant funds, bringing the total amount of grant relief funding for the district to $604,980,...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:26 p.m.

No. 8 Seed Angels Claim Deep River Horseshoe League Crown

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) crowned a new champion after the conclusion of the playoffs. The Angles shocked the league by taking the title as the No. 8 seed in the bracket. The Angels...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 10:45 a.m.

Warriors’ Football Earns First Win with Gbunblee

The Valley Regional-Old Lyme (VR-OL) football team kicked off its first season in nearly two years with a lopsided victory over North Branford. The Warriors also began new Head Coach Hill...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 04:12 a.m.

Valley Field Hockey Storms Out to 2-0 Start; Girls’ Volleyball Earns First Win with Cullina

Field HockeyThe Valley Regional field hockey squad recorded a pair of wins to open up the 2021 season. The Warriors played against North Branford and Waterford last week...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

Cullina Always Working with Warriors as Assistant Coach

Katie Cullina is the new assistant coach of the Valley Regional girls’ volleyball squad, joining her sister Sofia Cullina, who will helm the team as Head Coach. Katie played for the...

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Obituaries • Published Sep. 07, 2021 01:55 p.m.

Heather Winchell

The world lost the brightly lit, shining star that was Heather Winchell on Aug. 30, 2021.Heather, 29, is survived by her parents, Dale and Amy; siblings, Melissa and Brian Winchell;...

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Letters • Published Sep. 08, 2021 08 a.m.

A Shining Light

While we have been living in dark times, there has been a shining light growing in Deep River. A Little Compassion, Inc. (ALC), the nonprofit organization responsible for The Nest Coffee House on...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 08, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Lisa Burkarth: It’s a Go for Bingo

Haven’t played bingo in a while? The Friends of the Essex Library can do something about that. They are sponsoring a bingo game with an original twist. It is Bingo with Friends, a...

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Local News • Published Sep. 07, 2021 03:27 p.m.

Deep River School Roof Project in Final Phase

Due to the appropriation of $132,000 in state bond funding, the final phase of a roofing project at Deep River Elementary School (DRES) was scheduled for completion during the school’s...

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Local News • Published Sep. 07, 2021 01:31 p.m.

Middle School Security Project Goes to Referendum

The Region 4 School District is now preparing for a fall referendum on a school security project at John Winthrop Middle School (JWMS). After a unanimous vote by the Region 4 Board of Education...

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Sports • Published Sep. 03, 2021 03:48 a.m.

Valley Field Hockey Primed for Success This Fall

The Valley Regional field hockey team is poised for a successful season in 2021. After having only one senior on the squad in 2020, the Warriors are a veteran heavy team with tons of talent. Head...

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Local News • Published Sep. 02, 2021 04:28 p.m.

Falls River Hits Highs After Ida

As the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed over Chester, Deep River, and Essex in the early morning hours on Sept. 2, historic rainfalls left towns with significant flooding in some areas and several ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

Cullina Returns to Valley Volleyball as Head Coach

Sofia Cullina returns to the Valley Regional girls’ volleyball squad this year as the Warriors’ new head coach. Sofia is a Valley Regional alum who last played with the Warriors in...

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Sports • Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:53 p.m.

2021 Valley Regional Field Hockey Schedule

Home games at Valley Regional High SchoolSunday, Aug. 29: at New Milford at 3 p.m. (scrimmage)Tuesday, Aug. 31: at Hamden at 5:30 p.m. (scrimmage)Wednesday, Sept. 1: at...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 02, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Stephanie Proulx: Love that Lobster

Stephanie Proulx liked the Chester Rotary’s annual Lobster Fest so much that she joined the organization. Now, along with Ted Taigen, the Chester Rotary’s president, Steph is co-...

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