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Obituaries • Published Aug. 15, 2018 04:50 p.m.

Janet L. Aiken

Janet L. Aiken passed away peacefully at her home in Clinton on Aug. 7. Janet was born in Hackensack, New Jersey, on Feb. 9, 1951, to the late Joseph Hausner and Evelyn Hausner Zellien.She...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 15, 2018 03:14 p.m.

Kristin Helmore

Kristin Helmore of Clinton died on Aug. 10. She was 70. In a long career as a journalist, she traveled the globe and wrote important pieces about the human condition for a major American newspaper....

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Local News • Published Aug. 15, 2018 10:36 a.m.

Clinton Primary Results

On Aug. 14, Clinton Democratic and Republican voters selected their candidates at primary for the Nov. 6 general election. Local race results are listed below:* Denotes party...

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Local News • Published Aug. 15, 2018 07 a.m.

Shoreline Actors Collective Presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

The Shoreline Actors Collective, an advanced acting troupe at Kidz Konnection Theater Academy, presented William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the eighth annual...

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Local News • Published Aug. 14, 2018 04:30 p.m.

Families Helping Families Plans Fall Food Drive

On Saturday, Aug. 25, Families Helping Families (FHF) will hold its annual Fall Food Drive at Stop & Shop at 215 East Main Street in Clinton from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. FHF will collect non-...

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Local News • Published Aug. 15, 2018 12:10 p.m.

21st Annual Steward’s Ace Hardware Bluefish 5K This Weekend

The Clinton Chamber of Commerce and the Shoreline Community Women will host the 21st annual Steward’s Ace Hardware Bluefish 5K Road Race on Saturday, Aug. 18. The race is a single loop of...

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Local News • Published Aug. 16, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Goupil: Charter Reform Coming to the Ballot this November

The Connecticut General Statutes require each town in the state to review its charter every five years and appoint a Charter Revision Commission to assist in that process. The Town of Clinton...

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Person of the Week • Published Aug. 15, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Charlotte Kundrath: Connecting Arts and Audiences

Charlotte Kundrath grew up in a home that embraced the arts, which may explain why she has found a way to translate that love of culture into a regular part of her life as a volunteer at the...

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Local News • Published Aug. 14, 2018 11:49 a.m.

Clinton, Westbrook, and Old Saybrook Primary Info

Registered Democrats and Republicans can select their choices of candidates for several state races, including governor, in the Tuesday, Aug. 14 party primaries. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p....

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Local News • Published Aug. 13, 2018 11:54 a.m.

Shoreline Rail & Recycling Withdraws Proposal for Clinton Facility

In a move that took many members of the community by surprise, the controversial application by Shoreline Rail & Recycling (SRR) was withdrawn prior to the Aug. 6 Inland Wetlands Commission...

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Sports • Published Aug. 12, 2018 12:25 a.m.

Local Lacrosse Players Help Southeastern Shoreline Team Grab Gold at Nutmeg State Games

Several lacrosse players from the area helped the Guilford-based Southeastern Shoreline boys’ lacrosse team win the gold medal in the U-14 bracket at the ShopRite Nutmeg State Games. The U-...

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 11:42 p.m.

Carpenter Puts Forth a Standout Performance at Cal Ripken, Jr., Baseball Camp

Dominic Carpenter, a sophomore at The Morgan School in Clinton, recently received the Standout Player Award at the Cal Ripken, Jr., Baseball Camp that was held in Aberdeen, Maryland in July....

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 09:49 p.m.

Astra Studio Gathers the Gold at Starbound National Competition

Students from the Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts were thrilled to participate in the Starbound 25th Anniversary National Competition that was held at Foxwoods from June 30 through July...

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 08:59 p.m.

Valley Shore YMCA Marlins Compete at Connecticut Long Course Championships

Numerous swimmers who compete for the Valley Shore YMCA Marlins headed to Wesleyan University to compete at the Connecticut Long Course Swim Championships for swimmers aged 14 and younger that was ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 07:58 p.m.

Local Student-Athletes Receive $21,000 from Bill’s Seafood Scholarship

Bill’s Seafood Restaurant of Westbrook recently announced the Bill’s Seafood Scholar-Athlete Scholarship Award winners for 2018. The recipients of the scholarships were Westbrook...

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 06:30 p.m.

Morgan JV Boys’ Hoops Captures Summer League Title

The JV boys’ basketball team from The Morgan School recently competed in the Mike Small Summer Basketball League in Wallingford and was crowned the league’s champion by earning a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Aug. 09, 2018 01:52 p.m.

LeClaire Comes Up Clutch for the Huskies

Cameron LeClaire found herself mired in a hitting slump at the end of her sophomore season with the Morgan softball squad. However, what could have been a frustrating time instead proved a turning ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:10 a.m.

A Look Into the Conditioning of Modern Day Student-Athletes

As a staff writer for Shore Publishing, I’ve interviewed numerous athletes across the state. During those interviews, I’ve learned about the variety of ways they stay in top shape,...

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Obituaries • Published Aug. 08, 2018 03:31 p.m.

Noreen Theresa Braza

Noreen Theresa (Dunphy) Braza, age 84, of Clinton entered into eternal rest on July 27. Born on Nov. 11, 1933, in Providence, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd T. and Mildred...

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Local News • Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Local Leaders, Local Legends

They are everywhere—in the house next door, behind the counter at the business down the street, at the board of directors table of your favorite nonprofit—volunteers and leaders who...

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Local News • Published Aug. 07, 2018 04 p.m.

Clinton Charter Changes go to Public Hearing Aug. 15

The Charter Revision Commission (CRC) has presented its recommend changes to the Board of Selectmen (BOS), which decided to hold a public meeting on the proposed changes—including the...

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Local News • Published Aug. 07, 2018 02:31 p.m.

Clinton PZC Bans Waste Recycling Plants, But Timing Remains a Question

At a special meeting of the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) on July 30, the commission unanimously voted to adopt a proposed zoning change that would significantly affect efforts to build a ...

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Local News • Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Making SomethingMaking Something

Shoreline Pallet Design helps people make their own one-of-a-kind reclaimed wood signs.“As a mom of three and a local substitute paraeducator, I work hard to make your event fun and...

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Letters • Published Aug. 08, 2018 08 a.m.

Listen, Learn, and Participate

Just as we defeated Global Companies’ attempt to construct a monstrous, 560,000-gallon propane terminal alongside our Hammonassett River, the residents of Clinton have again successfully...

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Letters • Published Aug. 08, 2018 08 a.m.

Modernizing our Government

Soon after the last election, the Board of Selectmen (BOS) appointed a new Charter Revision Commission composed of seven members. Since then the commission, under the able leadership of Dennis...

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