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Obituaries • Published May 23, 2018 05:46 p.m.

David Curt Grimm

David Curt Grimm, 90, of Clinton, passed away unexpectedly on May 7 in New Haven. He was the devoted husband of 49 years to renowned artist Lucille Davis Grimm, until her death in 2002. For the...

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Obituaries • Published May 23, 2018 04:29 p.m.

Miriam Heath

Miriam Heath of Clinton, (affectionately called “Mimi” or “Aunt Mimi”), passed away on May 16at the age of 88 with members of her family by her bedside. She was born in ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2018 01:45 a.m.

Stevens Stresses a No-Quit Mentality at Morgan

A former athlete and a longtime coach, Jared Stevens has learned the value of giving it your all as a competitor. It’s an attitude that his athletes are exemplifying every day on the track...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2018 01:54 p.m.

Fracking Waste Ban Passes in Clinton

While most Clinton voters were busy preparing for the second referendum on the proposed budgets, another important referendum was held on May 17 in which voters overwhelmingly passed an ordinance...

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Local News • Published May 23, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Memorial Day Events in Clinton, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook

The Clinton Memorial Day Parade will step off at Post Office Square on Monday, May 28 at 11 a.m., and proceeds to the Lower Green for the town ceremonies. Prior to the parade, wreath-laying...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2018 02:15 p.m.

With Business Resource Forum, Clinton Steps Up Development Efforts

Business owners in Clinton are invited to the 2018 Clinton Resource Forum, the first in a planned series that the town hopes will jump start economic development. The free event runs from 7:30 to...

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Local News • Published May 22, 2018 11:54 a.m.

With Additional Town Cuts, Clinton Budget Returns to Referendum

Following the defeat of the proposed town and education budgets held on May 9, the Board of Finance (BOF) trimmed 0.5 percent from the town and schools budgets, after which the town administration ...

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Sports • Published May 21, 2018 08:31 a.m.

Huskies’ Boys' Tennis Collects Two More Victories; Girls’ Lacrosse Sees Four-Win Improvement

Boys’ TennisThe Morgan boys’ tennis team played a pair of matches last week and won both of them to improve to a 16-1 with one match remaining in the regular...

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Local News • Published May 17, 2018 05:03 p.m.

State Cancels Plans for Transit Fare Increases/Service Reductions to Buses & Trains

HARTFORD, CT May 17, 2018 – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker today announced that with the signing of the state...

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Obituaries • Published May 17, 2018 01:01 p.m.

Ruth Ann Shawhan

Ruth Ann (Wentland) Shawhan, 70, of Clinton, beloved wife of Gary Shawhan, passed away suddenly May 9 at St. Raphael Hospital in New Haven. Ruth was born in Taylor, Pennsylvania, on April 3, 1948, ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 17, 2018 12:30 a.m.

Hylan Helping Morgan Boys’ Lacrosse as Head Coach

Brendan Hylan has had a huge hand in helping to develop lacrosse in Clinton. Now, he’s in the middle of a solid first season at the helm of one of the town’s high-school teams....

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Local News • Published May 16, 2018 03:35 p.m.

Controversial Clinton Recycling Facility Application Pulled

The developers of the highly controversial proposed recycling facility to be built on 30 Old Post Road have withdrawn their application from consideration by the Inland Wetlands Commission (IWC),...

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Obituaries • Published May 16, 2018 03:08 p.m.

Gerard ‘Gerry’ R. Campion

Gerard “Gerry” R. Campion died peacefully on May 11 after courageously fighting male breast cancer for 13 years. He was 66 years old. A light of positive energy and genuine kindness, ...

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Local News • Published May 16, 2018 08 a.m.

New Clinton Police Boat Approved 233-1

At a special town meeting on May 9, the town voted to 233 to 1 to approve the appropriation of $123,950 from the undesignated fund balance for the purchase of a new police boat that the Clinton...

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Local News • Published May 17, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Clinton Rotary Honors March Student of the Month

The Clinton Rotary Club recently celebrated Morgan School freshman Alexandra Wolf as its March Student of the Month. Wolf is enrolled in the most rigorous courses a freshman can take and has...

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Local News • Published May 15, 2018 02 p.m.

Bring Your Own Ideas to Clinton’s Brown Bag Lunch

Thanks to a new monthly event held at Town Hall called Brown Bag Lunch with the First Selectman, Clinton residents now have a new avenue to voice concerns directly with First Selectman Christine...

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Local News • Published May 17, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Jared Eliot Middle School Honor Roll

Grade 6Caitlin Ackley, Tobias Adler, Braeden Alba, Emely Andino Valdez, Tadan Baker, Tyler Baldwin, Kawan Batista, Sonia Berliner, Kayla Brinkman, Gianna Brown, Sophia...

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Local News • Published May 16, 2018 08:30 a.m.

A Homecoming to Wrap Flynn Concert’s 20th Season

For the final free concert in its 20th season, organizers of the George Flynn Classical Concert Series, which draw talent from around the globe to perform in Clinton organizers, looked a little...

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Local News • Published May 17, 2018 12:01 a.m.

May: A Time for Celebrating Women

May is a time for celebrating women who guide with strength and listen with love. Women we all know and treasure: a mother, a grandmother, aunt, teacher, or friend; that special woman who touches...

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Local News • Published May 17, 2018 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Dean’s List for Fall 2017The following residents were named to the dean’s, president’s, and/or merit lists at their respective colleges and...

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Person of the Week • Published May 16, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Gregg Prevost: A Public Safety Pro

“Twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week for the last 30 years.”That’s how Gregg Prevost describes his career. Gregg is the chief of operations and president of...

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Letters • Published May 16, 2018 08 a.m.

Ignores the Will

What is it about “No” that the Clinton’s Board of Finance doesn’t understand? After such a decisive defeat (1,805 “No” votes to 1,536 “Yes”),...

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Letters • Published May 16, 2018 08 a.m.

An Insult to All Voters

Over the last month, many letters have been written supporting the Clinton education budget and to a lesser degree the town budget. Some letters, like Paul Gebauer’s April 19...

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Letters • Published May 16, 2018 08 a.m.

Taxpayers Need Relief

The voters of Clinton have just rejected another budget at referendum. Critics will undoubtedly point out the irony: The town will spend more money sending the budgets back to referendum again....

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Letters • Published May 16, 2018 08 a.m.

Support Was Overwhelming

I’m writing to first thank all of the supporters of the proposed fracking waste ban ordinance for showing up at the town meeting on May 8. The support was overwhelming! I also want to...

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