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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Shoreline Offices of Pearce Real Estate Donate Thanksgiving Baskets

Realtors in the Pearce Real Estate Company’s shoreline offices have made and donated Thanksgiving holiday baskets for those less fortunate in their communities. The baskets are actually...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Acton Library Honors Retiring Connecticut State Librarian

At the annual Library Board Conference at the University of Hartford, representatives of Old Saybrook’s Action Public Library congratulated retiring State Librarian Ken Wiggin for his...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Saybrook Celebrates 49th Annual

Torchlight Christmas Parade Dec. 14

The 49th annual Torchlight Christmas Parade will march through Old Saybrook on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 6 p.m., regardless of the weather conditions. The parade starts on Coulter Street, turns onto...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Morgan School 1st Quarter Honor Roll

The following students have been named to the Morgan School First Quarter Honor RollGrade 12High Honors: Carlo Joseph Arnoldi, Sarah Elizabeth Auletta, Thomas Alexander Baker, Emma...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Westbrook Elks Donate $50,000 for Breast Cancer Research

On Oct. 15, proceeds from the 2019 Beach Jam for Breast Cancer were donated to the Yale New Haven Smilow Cancer Hospital and Middlesex Health Cancer Centers. Elks Exalted Ruler Ray Smith presented ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Arbor Garden Club of Clinton Celebrates Statewide Wins

Arbor Garden Club of Clinton members Carol Martens, President Ginny Casanova, and Dee Mozzochi attended the Federated Garden Club of Connecticut Annual Luncheon Award Ceremony on Oct. 30 at the...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:11 p.m.

RE/MAX Valley Shore Hosts Women in Business

RE/MAX Valley Shore hosted the Nov. 13 Women in Business mixer at its 103 Main Street, Old Saybrook, offices....

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Westbrook High School 1st Quarter Honors

The following students have been named to the Westbrook High School First Quarter Honor Roll:Grade 12High Honors: Elnora Amenta, Isabel Araya, Alivia Ciarcia, Sarah Davey,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Needleman Recognized by the CTLCV for Pro-Environment Voting Record

State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33) has scored a 100 on the 2019 Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) annual Environmental Scorecard, reflecting the senator’s effectiveness in...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

St. Pio Ladies’ Guild Supports Connecticut Veteran

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the members of St. Pio Ladies’ Guild at St. John’s Roman Catholic Church in Old Saybrook collected toiletries for female soldiers serving overseas....

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Carney Named Environmental Champion by Connecticut League of Conservation Voters

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV) have recognized State Representative Devin Carney (R-23), naming him an Environmental Champion for his efforts and support of proposals that...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Saybrook Parks & Rec Halloween Party Draws more than 100

On Oct. 25, the Old Saybrook Parks & Recreation Department held its annual Halloween Party for its 6th- to 8th-grade students at the Recreation Center. There were more than 120 students in...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

A Diamond for the Holidays

When this beautiful black and white tuxedo girl was rescued as part of a large group of homeless cats, she was a true diamond in the rough. Thanks to lots of love, attention and brushing from the...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:11 p.m.

Bolleses Honored for Saybrook Home Historic Preservation Efforts

Each year, the Old Saybrook Historical Society (OSHS) recognizes an individual or organization that shares its passion for protecting and promoting the town’s rich history. This...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:11 p.m.

New Town Council Seeks Increase in Clinton’s Social Media Presence

The Clinton Town Council (TC) is looking to increase the communication between the town and the public by increasing the town’s presence on Facebook. The hope is that the official town page ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:10 p.m.

Clinton PZC Seeks More Details, Public Input, for Unilever Zone Change

The Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) has continued a public hearing over proposed amendments to the town’s zoning regulations that, if adopted, could pave the way for formal site plan ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 11, 2019 07 a.m.

Westbrook Holds Annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting

Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves arrived in style for the Westbrook Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Dec. 8 on the Town Green. The day’s events included music, ice carving,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 11, 2019 07 a.m.

Parmelee Farm Hosts Holiday Festivities

The Killingworth Elementary School Select Choir, directed by Mrs. Rubalsky, performs during the holiday festivities at Parmelee Farm on Dec. 7. The day included caroling, hot chocolate, Santa, and ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 03:38 p.m.

Madison Approves Two-Step Process for Charter Review, Now Aiming for 2021

The process for reviewing the town’s charter, an initiative that was originally started in September, has taken on an entirely new shape under the town’s new Board of Selectmen (BOS) ...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:50 p.m.

Flooding, Sea Level Rise Lead to Possible Septic Issues in Madison's Smith Bay

Town officials are currently assessing possible septic system issues in the Smith Bay area as concerns about coastal rise and storm water have the potential to contaminate water supplies or seep...

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Local News • Published Dec. 11, 2019 08:44 a.m.

Madison Food Pantry Building Holiday Compassion

As most residents are currently working out holiday logistics—planning meals or travel, going through shopping wish-lists, or hammering out schedules—there are others in the...

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Local News • Published Dec. 12, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Rep. Kokoruda to Hold Madison ‘Coffee and Conversation’

The public is invited to meet with State Representative Noreen Kokoruda (R-101) for Coffee and Conversation on Thursday, Dec. 12. Kokoruda will offer residents of Madison an opportunity to meet...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 03:32 p.m.

GHS Mascot an Ongoing Issue

In the last 30 years or so, the question of changing the mascot in Guilford has been brought up on at least three occasions, and in recent months the issue has again been raised by school and...

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Local News • Published Dec. 10, 2019 04:46 p.m.

Town Looks at Liabilities, Motorcycles in New Employee Vehicle Policy

After revisiting the town’s policies on usage of personal vehicles by town employees over the past couple weeks, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) approved a new policy that seeks to address...

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Local News • Published Dec. 11, 2019 07 a.m.

Guilford Tree Lighting Returns to the Green

A beautiful evening brought the crowds out for the annual tree lighting on the Guilford Green on Dec. 6. The event is an annual fundraiser for St. George Church’s charities. Here, Robin...

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