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Obituaries • Published April 17, 2019 01:32 p.m.

Pamela (Aug) Antolino

Pamela (Aug) Antolino of Old Saybrook took her final breath and entered eternal peace on April 16. She was born in Trenton, New Jersey, to the late Pearl (Amisson) and James W. Aug. Pam grew up in ...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 03:59 p.m.

Gov. Lamont Offers Support to Striking Stop & Shop Workers in Old Saybrook

On Monday afternoon, the fifth day of the Stop & Shop strike, Governor Ned Lamont stopped by the Old Saybrook store to offer his support to striking workers picketing in front.The...

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Person of the Week • Published April 17, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Clinton Chamber Chair Sees Good Changes Coming

Dave Elder has been in Clinton for about 12 years and started a local business soon after. His involvement in the community has grown ever since and last month, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce...

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Local News • Published April 18, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Old Saybrook VFW Post 10153 Celebrates Golden Anniversary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce VFW Post 10153 in Old Saybrook celebrated 50 years of serving the needs of local veterans and their families on April 17.The...

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Local News • Published April 17, 2019 07 a.m.

The Race is On at the Old Saybrook Annual Easter Egg Hunt

The Old Saybrook Park & Recreation Department held its annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 13. Sponsored by the Lion’s Club of Old Saybrook, the event featured face painting, pictures with...

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Sports • Published April 16, 2019 02:02 p.m.

Rams’ Softball Earns First Two Wins; Golf, Girls’ Lacrosse Takes Three

SoftballThe Old Saybrook softball squad notched a pair of wins in a slate of three games last week. The victories move the Rams’ record to 2-4 on the season. These...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2019 01:51 p.m.

Shoreline Arts Alliance Facilitates $1.74 Million in Art Student Scholarships

Shoreline Arts Alliance is proud to announce that the University of Hartford, Hartford Art School awarded $1.74 million in scholarship monies to 21 high school juniors and seniors whose work was...

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Letters • Published April 17, 2019 08 a.m.

Gadflies Are the Bedrock

It is wonderful that Old Saybrook is blessed with residents who do not just accept the status quo. In the April 4 issue’s letters to the editor, two important subjects were brought up: Why...

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Sports • Published April 15, 2019 08:03 a.m.

Old Saybrook Baseball Draws Even with Three-Win Week

The Old Saybrook baseball team improved to 3-3 this season after winning three of its four games during a busy stretch last week. The Rams notched victories over Cromwell, Westbrook, Old Lyme,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 12, 2019 02:43 a.m.

Henderson Walks Off the Court as Old Saybrook’s Leading Scorer

As the years went by, Shane Henderson took on more scoring responsibility, while diversifying his skill set as a member of the Old Saybrook boys’ basketball team. Shane’s offensive...

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Local News • Published April 11, 2019 04:16 p.m.

Local Stop & Shop Employees on Strike

At noon today, members of Local 371 UFCW-AFL-CIO walked off the job and out onto the sidewalks in front of their employer, Stop & Shop, as ongoing union contract negotiations failed....

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Local News • Published April 11, 2019 02:23 p.m.

Old Saybrook Budget Moves to Town Meeting

Old Saybrook’s Board of Finance voted at its March 26 meeting to move the town and education budgets to the annual town budget meeting, with a public information session to take place on...

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Local News • Published April 11, 2019 02:20 p.m.

Needleman Welcomes State Bonding for Old Saybrook Police Camera Reimbursments

State Senator Norm Needleman (D-33) announced April 2 that the State Bond Commission was expected to approve a significant reimbursement to the Old Saybrook Police Department for its purchase and...

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Local News • Published April 11, 2019 02:16 p.m.

Estuary Council Receives $5,000 Grant from CFMC

The Estuary Council of Seniors, Inc. (ECSI) has received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC) in order to fund a weekly shopping and lunch bus for residents of...

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Local News • Published April 10, 2019 08 a.m.

Fire Marshall Fees Approved in Old Saybrook

Voters at the March 26 Town Meeting approved new fire marshal fees for large commercial projects. The fees will be charged for review of building plans, review and approval of fire alarm and...

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Person of the Week • Published April 10, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Blending an Interest in Economics and Environment

You may not associate watching bear and bull markets with watching birds, but former stockbroker Robert LaFrance is combining his interests as the new policy director for Audubon Connecticut....

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Obituaries • Published April 08, 2019 02:02 p.m.

Irving Charles LaMay

Irving Charles LaMay of Old Lyme passed away on April 5.He was born on March 18, 1932, in Old Saybrook, the son of Irving J. LaMay and Eunice Warner LaMay. He was predeceased by his wife of ...

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Sports • Published April 08, 2019 07:02 a.m.

Rams’ Tennis Teams Post Three Wins Apiece in First Week

Boys’ TennisThe Old Saybrook boys’ tennis team earned three wins in four matches during the first week of the 2019 spring season. The Rams dropped a decision...

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Sports • Published April 04, 2019 07:43 p.m.

Yellowjackets Reached Playoffs for 33rd Consecutive Season

The most recent winter season for the East Haven-Old Lyme-Old Saybrook-East Hampton-Morgan-Valley Regional boys’ ice hockey team marked another successful campaign in the eyes of Head Coach ...

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Obituaries • Published April 04, 2019 01:25 p.m.

George Edward Olson

George Edward Olson, of Old Saybrook and formerly of Westbrook, died April 1. He was born on Oct. 1, 1936, in Bristol, the son of Robert J. Olson and Lila A. Wills Olson.George had a...

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Obituaries • Published April 03, 2019 07:15 p.m.

Virginia Budarz Ruck

Virginia Budarz Ruck died at home with the spicy scents and brilliant colors of sunlight playing off Old Saybrook’s Back River Marsh and Long Island Sound. Ding dong! She leaves Frederic...

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Person of the Week • Published April 03, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Carolyn Fish: Sharing the Art of the Garden

Carolyn Fish has fond memories of summer visits to her grandparents’ summer home, which they purchased in Westbrook’s Old Kelsey Point Association in 1920. The town’s charm...

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Local News • Published April 03, 2019 08:44 a.m.

Old Saybrook Middle School Recognized for Positive School Climate

It’s not just the inspiring posters in the hallways, it’s the opportunities for students to use their voices and be heard. Old Saybrook Middle School (OSMS) received a recognition...

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Local News • Published April 02, 2019 12:12 p.m.

Detour: Old Saybrook Train Station Renovations Running Through Summer

The temporary ticket booth at the Old Saybrook Train Station is the result of a renovation project that began in fall 2018 and is expected to be completed in fall 2019.The scope of the...

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Local News • Published April 02, 2019 02:32 p.m.

With Funding Approved, Kate Renovations Proceed

The Kate is about to undergo a facelift. Repairs to the portico of the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center were approved at a Town Meeting on March 26. The $126,000 project will renovate the...

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