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Local News • Published Jan. 16, 2018 03:36 p.m.

Deep River-Chester Lions Club to Host Annual Senior Dinner on Jan. 20

The Deep River-Chester Lions Club is once again hosting its annual Senior Appreciation Dinner, offering live music, raffles, and a full dinner spread for area seniors. As always, the price...

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Local News • Published Jan. 16, 2018 04 p.m.

Valley Towns Examine Snow Removal Budgets at Winter’s Midway Point

The winter weather hit early this season and while students may have been happy to get a few extra days off of school, towns are keeping a close watch on weather patterns with the goal of keeping...

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Local News • Published Jan. 16, 2018 12:17 p.m.

Icy Connecticut River Pushes Past Banks

Heavy rain and recent snowmelt has swelled the Connecticut River, leading to localized flooding during high tides. Today, the high tide hit the lower Connecticut River at about 11 a.m., submerging ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 15, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Basketball Sweeps Week to Even Record at 4-4

The 2017-’18 season started off slow for the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team, but the Warriors perked up by putting three victories in the books last week. Valley posted wins...

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Sports • Published Jan. 15, 2018 07:56 a.m.

Warriors’ Girls’ Hoops Get a Split; Falivene Grapples at Griswold Tourney

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball squad had two games last week and split the pair to move its record to 4-3 this year. The Warriors took ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:48 p.m.

Sullivan Never Rested on Defense with the Warriors

Roan Sullivan worked his way into an important role with the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team throughout his four seasons. Roan recently finished his career with the Warriors, who won nine...

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Local News • Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Liberty Bank, Rotary Clubs Raise Record $356,372 to Help Fill Thanksgiving Food Baskets

A 2016 study conducted by the United Way of Connecticut reports that more than one-third of all state households are not earning enough to cover their basic needs, including food. To make sure...

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Local News • Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Rep. Siegrist Honors Veterans at Middletown Wreaths Across America Ceremony

State Representative Robert Siegrist attended the annual Wreaths Across America Wreath Laying Ceremony held at the State Veterans Cemetery in Middletown on Dec. 16. At the ceremony, volunteers...

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Local News • Published Jan. 11, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Business in Brief

AccomplishmentsChester Point Marina is now providing heated storage for larger yachts with its newly completed, 15,000-square foot boat storage facility. This 150-foot-deep ...

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

Max Miller: All Aboard

Max Miller says people congratulate him on writing a book at the age of 81. He corrects them. He explains he finished the book at 81, but he had been collecting material for most of his life and...

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Sports • Published Jan. 08, 2018 08:34 a.m.

Valley’s Basketball Teams Both Grab a Win Against Hale-Ray

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team played two games in recent action and split the pair to move to 3-2 on the season. The Warriors...

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Sports • Published Jan. 07, 2018 01:31 a.m.

Flip-Flop Gymnastics Collects the Medals in Rhode Island

Flip-Flop Gymnastics was represented by many local athletes when its teams competed against teams from around the East Coast in a meet at the Convention Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Dec....

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 04, 2018 06:04 p.m.

Salvatore Joseph Bartolotta

Salvatore Joseph Bartolotta, Sr., age 85, beloved husband of Theo-Nancy (Thomas) Bartolotta and longtime resident of Deep River, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Dec. 31 at his...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 04, 2018 01:11 p.m.

Atkinson’s No Joke as a Major Presence in the Paint

Paige Atkinson plays pivotal roles for the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team. Paige is one of the team’s senior captains and does major work on the boards for the Warriors....

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Local News • Published Jan. 04, 2018 09:51 a.m.

Shoreline Braces for Snow as 'Bomb Cyclone' Descends

Residents along along the shoreline and throughout the state are preparing for what weather forecasters have called a "bomb cyclone" and all the wintery conditions that come along with it....

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Local News • Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Rep. Siegrist Joins the Red Kettle Bell Brigade for the Holidays

On Dec. 13, State Representative Robert Siegrist (R-36) rang the bell for The Salvation Army at the Walgreens in Deep River.Over the course of an hour, Siegrist participated in the time-...

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Local News • Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

VRHS Students Compete in Mock Trial Competition

Valley Regional High School sent three teams to compete in this year’s Mock Trial sponsored by Civics First CT. Competing in New Haven and Middletown Superior courts, the teams had to...

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Local News • Published Jan. 04, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Deep River Historical Society Names Festival of Trees Winners

The Deep River Historical Society held its fifth annual Festival of Trees, Traditions, and Legends on Dec. 8 and 9 in both the Stone House and Carriage House at 245 Main Street in Deep River....

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Sports • Published Jan. 02, 2018 09:47 p.m.

Valley Field Hockey Refused to Take a Step Back in 2017

Following the graduation of All-American field hockey star Francesca Daniels, it would have been understandable if the Valley Regional field hockey squad took a step back in 2017. Instead, the...

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Person of the Week • Published Jan. 03, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Alan Froggatt: New Face at Chester’s United Church

Don’t look for Reverend Alan Froggatt at the United Church of Chester on Friday mornings. He will not be in either of his two church offices then. Instead, look for Alan in the center of...

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Sports • Published Dec. 29, 2017 08:15 a.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Defeats Old Saybrook; Boys Lose Two

Girls’ BasketballThe Valley Regional girls’ basketball team recently secured a victory versus Old Saybrook to move its record to 2-1 on the season. On Dec. 21,...

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Local News • Published Dec. 27, 2017 05:26 p.m.

Deep River in 2017: The Year in Review

JanuaryTowns in the Region 4 School District saw some school funds returned this year. Following its annual audit, the Board of Education approved a report that reflected a ...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2017 12:04 a.m.

2017 Valley Regional Warriors Winter Year in Review

The 2017 winter campaign saw the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team post a seven-win improvement from the previous year on its way to qualifying for the postseason, where the Warriors...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2017 12:03 a.m.

2017 Valley Regional Warriors Fall Year in Review

The 2017 fall season was an eventful one at Valley Regional. The Warriors’ football team made a return trip to the playoffs, the volleyball squad had its most successful season in decades,...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2017 12:01 a.m.

2017 Shoreline Cougars Year in Review

The Shoreline Cougars U-18 baseball squad competed in the East Shore Travel League Playoffs, where Head Coach Dennis Annicelli’s squad won its opening contest this year. The Cougars won...

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