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Local News • Published Oct. 16, 2018 11:18 a.m.

Needleman Wins Connecticut League Of Conservation Voters Endorsement

The Connecticut League of Conservation Voters (CTLCV), a leading environmental group in the state, has endorsed Norm Needleman for the State Senate seat from the 33rd District.In selecting...

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Local News • Published Oct. 16, 2018 12:02 p.m.

Morgan Debates Provide Forum for Local Candidates

Voters interested in hearing from the candidates for the 33rd State Senate District and 35th Assembly District will have the chance to do so at a debate on Monday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in The...

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Local News • Published Oct. 16, 2018 11:07 a.m.

Pierson Closure Recommendation Goes to Public Presentation

With dropping enrollment and rising costs, is it time to retire Pierson? On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the Board of Education (BOE) will hold a special meeting in The Morgan School cafeteria to present to...

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Local News • Published Oct. 16, 2018 03:21 p.m.

Leveille Calls for Coordinated Climate Change Planning for Connecticut

“Climate change is coming in a fast and furious way to the Connecticut shoreline in general and our own district in particular,” said Madeleine Leveille, Green Party candidate for...

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Local News • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Clinton VFW Aims to Increase Family Involvement with Auxiliary

VFW Post 9918 in Clinton is hoping to recruit members to form an auxiliary group at an open house on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 66, 82 West Main Street in...

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Local News • Published Oct. 16, 2018 11:06 a.m.

Farm Proposal Gets Third Public Hearing in Clinton

The Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) has for a second time continued the public hearing on a proposal to allow a farm in a residential zone on a 3.5 acre-plot on River Road. The proposal...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Will Give a Meaningful Voice

We keep hearing that this is an important election at the Congressional level, but we shouldn’t forget that the State Senate election is equally important for all of us who live in Clinton. ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Ready, Willing, and Honest

The truth is important to me. But its hard to come by, especially in politics. Jason Adler, the endorsed Democratic candidate for Assembly District 35, is honest and has a proven track record for...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

The Acumen and Experience

Norm Needleman is a local businessman who started and runs a successful manufacturing business employing more than 150 people in Essex. He is also serving as first selectman in Essex for his...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Find Common Ground

At a time when our towns and state are fiscally challenged and the political arena is becoming increasingly caustic and divisive at all levels, it’s imperative that we elect people who can...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Can Make a Change

I am voting for Jason Adler for state representative for the 35th District to represent Clinton, Killingworth and Westbrook. Why? Because Jason is a regular guy. He is just like you and me and...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Is Miles Ahead

Everybody knows that our state is in a difficult financial situation, and the politicians in Hartford seem to be at a standstill as to what to do about it. They blame unions, blame each other,...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Experience Counts

Melissa Ziobron is running for state senator for the 33rd District. Readers can visit www.melissaziobron.com for her record, accomplishments, experience, and memberships.Serving three terms ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Level the Playing Field

My thanks go to State Representative Jesse MacLachlan (R-35) for all of his hard work and dedication at the State Capitol on issues important to women. He advocated for changes to two...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Leadership That’s Needed

In this contentious political environment, the ability to bring together those with different perspectives is more important than ever. I am tired of all the pontificating and finger-pointing that ...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

More Worldly Experience

I am writing in support of Madeleine Leveille, the Green Party’s endorsed candidate for state representative, representing the towns of Clinton, Killingworth, and a portion of Westbrook...

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Letters • Published Oct. 17, 2018 08 a.m.

Don’t Tinker at the Edges

Charter revision is critical to Clinton’s future. It’s not an exaggeration to say our Nov. 6 vote on question 3 may be the most important local vote you will ever cast. Do we want to ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 15, 2018 06:02 a.m.

Morgan’s Girls’ Soccer and Volleyball Squads Make Their Way to States

Girls’ SoccerThe Morgan girls’ soccer team had another nice week by recently notching two wins and a tie, while qualifying for the Class M State Tournament in ...

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Obituaries • Published Oct. 10, 2018 07:16 p.m.

Sandra ‘Sandy’ Doerrer

Sandra “Sandy” Doerrer, 69, of Clinton passed away peacefully with family by her side on Oct. 5. Sandy was born on March 8, 1949, in Middletown, the daughter of the late Frank and...

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Person of the Week • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08:30 a.m.

An Advocate for the Community’s Youth, and for the Community

David Melillo has only been the director of human services in Clinton since June, but he’s no stranger when it comes to the role.“I’ve been in youth services almost my...

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Local News • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Melissa Ziobron Running on Legislative Record for 33rd Senate District Seat

State Representative Melissa Ziobron (34) is the Republican challenger for the District 33 State Senate seat. She hopes to replace fellow Republican Art Linares, Jr., who did not seek reelection....

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Local News • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Norm Needleman Touts Business and Government Experience in State Senate Bid

Norm Needleman, the Democratic candidate for the District 33 State Senate seat, says his experience as Essex first selectman and as the founder and CEO of Centerbrook-based Tower Laboratories will ...

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Local News • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Leveille Seeks 35th Seat on Platform of Sustainability

Madeleine Leveille is the Green Party candidate for state representative the 35th General Assembly District, which includes Clinton, Killingworth, and northern Westbrook.“I thought...

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Local News • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Democrat Jason Adler Wants to Bring Schools, Union Experience to 35th

Jason Adler is the Democratic candidate for state representative in the 35th General Assembly District, which includes Clinton, Killingworth, and northern Westbrook.Adler is the school...

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Local News • Published Oct. 10, 2018 08 a.m.

Republican Jesse MacLachlan Seeking 3rd Term in 35th District

Incumbent Republican Jesse MacLachlan is seeking his third two-year term as state representative for the 35th General Assembly District, which includes Clinton, Killingworth, and northern...

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