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Local News • Published Jan. 16, 2018 03:25 p.m.

Westbrook to Seek Zoning Nod for Electronic Sign

Receipt of a $20,000 Westbrook Foundation grant to offset the costs of an electronic sign board? Check. Approval to spend the project funding needed to buy and install a municipal electronic...

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Sports • Published Jan. 15, 2018 12:53 a.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Hoops Grabs Another Win; Boys Take Three Defeats

Girls’ BasketballThe Westbrook girls’ basketball team is now 2-4 on the year after splitting a pair of matchups in last week’s action. The Knights...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 11, 2018 04:23 p.m.

Lee Gene Correll

Lee Gene Correll, 85, of Westbrook, passed away on Jan. 8. He was born on Nov. 6, 1932, in Martinsville, Virginia, the son of Lee Pinkney Correll and Kate Elizabeth Davis Correll.In 1941,...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 11, 2018 04:01 p.m.

Wendell Louis Saunders, Sr.

Wendell Louis Saunders, Sr., 76, of Westbrook passed away on Jan. 5. He was born on April 13, 1941, in Gates, North Carolina, the son of Theodore Roosevelt “Otis” Saunders and Ruth...

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Obituaries • Published Jan. 10, 2018 06:49 p.m.

Ernest A. Criscuolo, Sr.

Ernest A. Criscuolo, Sr., 89, entered eternal rest on Dec. 28 at Gladeview Healthcare in Old Saybrook after a brief illness. He was the beloved husband of the late Marie Meriano Criscuolo for 63...

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

Kasha Finally Finds a Home

Sweet Kasha hopes that this will be her headline for the new year. This beautiful gray girl has expressive ears that will drop to the sides of her head when she is being petted and is feeling...

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Local News • Published Jan. 10, 2018 09:30 a.m.

When it Comes to Teens, Compassion Counts

Parents, teens, and teachers who’ve ever felt frustrated when trying to communicate across the generation gap may want to keep their calendars open on Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. when...

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Local News • Published Jan. 09, 2018 02:27 p.m.

DEEP Finds Underground Oil Tank Violations in Westbrook

An inspector from the Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) descended on Town Hall last month and slapped a notice of violation on the town for failure to comply with federal...

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

Joe Macrino is Back in the Limelight

The Lewin G. Joel School in Clinton can now boast of having a winner of the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Assistant Principal of the Year award. On Dec. 18, 2017, the CAS recognized...

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Sports • Published Jan. 08, 2018 08:16 a.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Hoops Starts Over with a Win; Boys Lose Three

Girls’ BasketballThe Westbrook girls’ basketball team recently picked up its first win of the season by posting a 45-10 victory over Wheeler on Jan. 6. The...

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

Metcalfe Makes Her Mark as an All-Conference Captain

Ever since her foot first touched a soccer ball, Erin Metcalfe believed she could lead a team if she dedicated herself to the sport. That aspiration came to fruition for Erin in her final year as...

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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.

Vista Partners with Local Y’s on Fitness, Nutrition Programming

Valley Shore YMCA in Westbrook and Soundview Family YMCA in Branford have joined forces with Vista Life Innovations to develop an interactive fitness and nutrition training program to help...

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

Westbrook Union Employees Help Locals with Energy Assistance

Westbrook union employees recently voted to contribute $1,000 to be used for fuel assistance during the holiday season for Westbrook residents who are in need of energy assistance....

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

Ring in the New Year with Kittens

Who can resist this pair of adorable babies? Pablo is a classic tabby with extra toes and Declan is the orange and white kitten. These six-month old boys are waiting to bond with their forever...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2017 09:45 p.m.

Both Westbrook Basketball Squads Drop a Contest

Boys’ BasketballThe Westbrook boys’ basketball team took a recent a defeat versus North Branford and is now 0-2 on the year.On Dec. 21, the Knights...

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Local News • Published Dec. 27, 2017 05:22 p.m.

In Any Language,

She is Bellissima

Bellissima (bell-EEZ-ima) is Italian for “most beautiful,” and that is true of this gorgeous dilute tortoiseshell girl. She is outgoing, talkative, sweet, and incredibly loving. She...

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Local News • Published Dec. 27, 2017 05:19 p.m.

Rep. MacLachlan: Yes We Have a Budget, But...

Yes we have a budget, but we understand that there is still work to do.Earlier this month I had the privilege of meeting with some of my Killingworth constituents to not only discuss...

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Local News • Published Dec. 28, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Meet Mickey

Mickey is a six year-old white and black male cat. Mickey came to Valley Shore Animal Welfare League (VSAWL) from another rescue group that took him in from an outdoor colony. Mickey has always...

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Local News • Published Dec. 27, 2017 05:18 p.m.

Westbrook: The Year in Review

January• The Board of Selectmen agreed with Building Official David Maiden’s recommendation to spend $28,268 for a new, online town permit record entry and...

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Letters • Published Dec. 28, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Thanks Are Due

Thanks are due to the many individuals, organizations, and businesses that made this year’s treelighting a success. Thanks go to Westbrook Drum Corps and Westbrook Historical Society for...

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Obituaries • Published Dec. 27, 2017 01:57 p.m.

Lawrence 'Lenny' O. Moroni

Lawrence "Lenny" O. Moroni, 64, of Westbrook, beloved husband of Cheryl Aiudi Cook, passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 25. Born on Aug. 4, 1953, in New Britain, he was the son of the late...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2017 12:02 a.m.

2017 Westbrook Knights Winter Year in Review

The Knights saw their boys’ basketball team put together a historic winter campaign that featured a conference title, while the girls’ basketball squad turned in a fine showing in...

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Sports • Published Dec. 27, 2017 12:02 a.m.

2017 Westbrook Knights Spring Year in Review

Westbrook saw its boys’ tennis team turn in an outstanding campaign that featured a plethora of team and individual success in the spring of 2017. Casey Burns put a bow on her exceptional...

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