Please Support Your Community News Site's COVID Coverage

The coronavirus crisis has nearly halted the local economy — including media advertising. That means local, independent news organizations such as ours must fight for our own survival while continuing to provide critical news and information as a public service during this unprecedented situation. If you believe local reporting is important and you're able to lend support during this pandemic, click here for info on making a tax-deductible donation.

Brian Boyd, Editor, Shore Publishing/


July 12, 2020
Your Neighbors. Your News.

My Account

To make updates to your Zip06 account or requets changes to your newspaper delivery, please choose an option below.

Welcome to!

If you have an account, please login! If you don't have an account, you can create one.



A Zip06 account will allow you to post to the online calendar, contribute to News From You, and interact with the Zip06 community. It's free to sign-up!

Click here to get started!

Register for Zip06

We're happy you've decided to join the Zip06 community. Please fill out this short registration form to begin sharing content with your neighbors.

You must enter your first name.
You must enter your last name.
You must enter a username
You must enter a valid email address
Show password
You must enter a valid zip code

Submit to Zip06

Forget Your Password?

We can help! Enter the email address registered to your account below to have your password emailed to you.

Submit an Announcement

Always There for Westbrook

Published Oct. 24, 2018

Email This Story

Fill out the form below to email this story to a friend


As a Realtor along the shoreline, I hear from people all the time who want to move from Connecticut because of the high cost-of-living. Many states do not have the same tax burden that Connecticut has, particularly when it comes to property taxes, income taxes, and retirement costs. At the same time, many people are concerned about their property values and how they are affected by Connecticut’s economy. Fortunately, we have a state representative who gets it.

State Representative Devin Carney (R-23) has always been there for Westbrook and has been a staunch defender of taxpayers. He understands that Connecticut has one of the highest property tax burdens in the nation and many taxpayers, particularly those on fixed incomes, cannot take another hike. When Governor Dannel Malloy wanted to mandate that towns pay for part of the state’s retirement obligations, Devin knew this was robbing Peter to pay Paul and would have been a huge burden on taxpayers in his district and helped stopped it. Devin also listened to local taxpayers and helped stop a proposed new statewide property tax on seasonal homes, of which there are many in Westbrook.

Instead, Devin has always supported legislation that would help grow Westbrook’s economy and reduce our tax burden. He has always advocated for a tax structure that would enable Connecticut to be more competitive with our neighbors—including successfully reducing the sales tax on boats, reducing the estate tax, and reducing taxes on Social Security.

We are lucky to have Devin Carney in Hartford fighting for us and I hope your readers will support him on Nov. 6.

Linda Nolf