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Sports • Published July 20, 2018 11:21 p.m.

Cubs Move into First, Christensen Cruises Again During Week 14 of Deep River Horseshoe League

The Cubs overtook the Red Sox for first place in the standings following Week 14 play in the Deep River Horseshoe League. Meanwhile, the Dodgers have surged into a third-place tie with the Pirates ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 19, 2018 01:39 p.m.

Paulson Pitched and Putted His Way to Warriors’ Team-Low Score

Recent graduate Sam Paulson just finished up his final season as a member of the Valley Regional golf team. Sam had solid year that saw him win the Warriors’ Lowest Scoring Average Award...

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Obituaries • Published July 18, 2018 05:22 p.m.

Linda Diane Ward

Linda Diane Ward died July 10. Born in San Carlos, California, in 1947, Linda moved to Connecticut in the 4th grade, when her father was transferred to Aetna’s home office in Hartford. She...

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Sports • Published July 18, 2018 03:55 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Continued Contending in 2018

The Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse squad turned in an overall record of 11-8 during a campaign that featured the team’s second straight appearance in the Shoreline Conference...

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Local News • Published July 18, 2018 07 a.m.

34th Annual Antique and Classic Boat Show Returns to CT River Museum

The 34th annual Mahogany Memories Antique and Classic Boat Show on July 14 at the Connecticut River Museum brought boat enthusiasts from all around. Here, Brian and Christine Pickering check out a ...

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Local News • Published July 19, 2018 12:01 a.m.

People in the News

Academic and Extracurricular Activities• Katelynn Maxwell of Chester graduated summa cum laude from Muhlenberg College with a bachelor of arts degree in public health and...

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Local News • Published July 18, 2018 09 a.m.

Summer Backpack Program Seeks Help to Prevent Hunger

Tri-Town Youth Services is teaming up with the Deep River Public Library (DRPL) and Deep River, Chester, and Essex Social Services departments to fulfill a mission this summer: to ensure that all...

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Local News • Published July 18, 2018 08:11 a.m.

School Foundation Funds Playground Upgrades School Foundation Funds Playground Upgrades

There are loads of opportunities for kids to play outside during school break, but with two new pieces of playground equipment at Essex Elementary School (EES) installed courtesy of the Essex...

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Local News • Published July 17, 2018 03:35 p.m.

Renovated Middlesex Hospital Facility in Essex Opens

After a year of work and some $3 million in reconstruction, Middlesex Hospital has opened its renovated facility in Essex at 252 Westbrook Road in the building that once housed Middlesex...

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Local News • Published July 17, 2018 04 p.m.

Summer Upgrade Underway at Essex Elementary School

With summer vacation emptying the halls of Essex Elementary School (EES), the town is using the opportunity to complete some upgrades so that it is ready for students to fill once again in the...

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Local News • Published July 19, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Essex Veterans Memorial Hall’s 2018 Education Grant Recipients

Essex Veterans Memorial Hall would like to congratulate the following 2018 high school seniors on being awarded the Essex Veterans Memorial Hall 2018 Education Grant:• Isabelle...

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Person of the Week • Published July 18, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Joell Jacob: Doing it All

Want a make-up artist? A hair stylist? An actor? A singer? An author? A ukulele player? A voice artist to read books for CD? A stained glass craftsman?You could ask a different person for...

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Sports • Published July 15, 2018 11:45 p.m.

Red Sox and Cubs Battling for First in Deep River Horseshoe League

There was some shuffling near the top of the standings following Week 13 of the Deep River Horseshoe League. The Red Sox continue to hold off the Cubs for first place, while the Orioles moved into ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 12, 2018 03:14 p.m.

Baldwin Brings a Team-First Attitude with Warriors’ Girls’ Tennis

Caroline Baldwin recently finished her sophomore season with the Valley Regional girls’ tennis team after playing No. 1 doubles with senior captain Ellie Flynn. The duo turned in an...

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

Rockin’ on the River: Connecticut River Museum Offers Free Summer Concert Series

The Connecticut River Museum’s free concert series, Thursdays on the Dock, was packed on July 5 for the United States Coast Guard Dixieland Band. The concerts run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m....

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Local News • Published July 11, 2018 09:30 a.m.

Essex Steam Train Unveils Music on the River

The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s new Concert Express is offering train service from Essex and points north to connect with East Haddam’s Music on the River Monday night...

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

Kayak Race on Falls River Pond on July 14

The Essex Land Trust invites paddlers to its first-ever kayak race around Jean’s Island on Saturday, July 14 on the seven-acre Falls River Mill Pond located in Ivoryton and Centerbrook....

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

Rep. Siegrist Earns 100 Percent Voting Record

State Representative Robert Siegrist (R-36) earned a perfect voting record during the 2018 legislative session. There were 317 votes taken this year, according to information released by the House ...

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

CFMC: Buddying Up for Positive Change

When is a bench so much more than a bench? When does a bench have the power to connect people of all ages and experiences and create a community of upstanders? When it is a Buddy Bench built by at-...

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Person of the Week • Published July 11, 2018 08:30 a.m.

Hats Off to Roy Jefferson

After moving to Deep River in 1978, Roy Jefferson immersed himself in a community that soon taught him what a great benefit it is to live in a small town. He says small-town life is like a book:...

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Local News • Published July 09, 2018 01:40 p.m.

Clarifications on the Deep River Rail Parking Proposal

The Courier’s June 28 story “Parking Plan Upsets Deep River Residents” about the Valley Railroad Company’s application before the Planning & Zoning...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2018 03:26 a.m.

Valley Golf Focused on Fundamentals in 2018

The Valley Regional golf team worked hard this spring and saw steady improvement from all of its players during the year. The Warriors finished with two wins on the season, but the squad was...

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Sports • Published July 08, 2018 11:02 p.m.

Christensen Throws Best Score of the Season in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Red Sox maintained their spot at the top of the standings following two recent weeks of play in the Deep River Horseshoe League. However, there are still several teams who are challenging the...

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Sports • Published July 05, 2018 07:26 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Tennis Running Four-Week Clinic for Autistic Children

The North Haven High School girls’ tennis team is running a four-week clinic session in which the Indians’ athletes will assist with the teaching of tennis to children who have...

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Obituaries • Published July 05, 2018 04:52 p.m.

Joanne Marston Lauder

Joanne Marston Lauder, 84, of Essex Meadows, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 2. She was the beloved wife of Winston Lauder. Funeral services will be announced at a later ...

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