Tuesday, April 20, 2021

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:27 a.m.

Westbrook’s Tennis Squads Continue Strong Starts

Girls’ TennisThe Westbrook girls’ tennis team added to their positive momentum with some more wins on the slate last week. Westbrook picked up two victories,...

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Person of the Week • Published April 14, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Bob Eburg: Keeping the Pantries Stocked

Bob Eburg said he recently learned how to search his emails so he went back trying to find one old message in particular.“I found an email from 2003 I sent asking if the pantry...

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Local News • Published April 14, 2021 07 a.m.

Clinton Chamber Hosts Shred Day

It was a nice day to clean house: Clinton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Paul Orsini (left) and Chair Dave Elder assist Dr. James Milone of Milone Chiropractic Center with a truckload of...

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Local News • Published April 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Piper Pursues Perfectly Patient Person

This adorable round gray fuzzball will let humans know if they are the chosen ones by perching delicately on their laps. Piper is very sweet, sassy and loves to be petted, but will definitely send ...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2021 03:37 a.m.

Westbrook Tennis Teams Begin Season with Victories; Baseball Drops First Game

Boys’ TennisThe Westbrook boys’ tennis team opened the 2021 season on the road with a match against Cromwell. Westbrook earned a decisive victory over the...

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Obituaries • Published April 06, 2021 03:11 p.m.

Celeste Lucille (Hand) Sisk

Celeste Lucille (Hand) Sisk, 56, died March 31, 2021, after a long battle with early onset Alzheimer’s disease.Celeste was born June 28, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is...

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Person of the Week • Published April 07, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Barbara Oefinger Helps Neighbors Navigate COVID Vaccination Process

After facing challenges registering herself for the COVID-19 vaccine, Barbara Oefinger went to work helping her senior neighbors get registered and vaccinated.Barbara, who grew up in...

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Local News • Published April 07, 2021 07 a.m.

Cleared for Takeoff: Kiteboarding at Harvey’s Beach

Chong Park launches his kiteboard into the sky at Harvey’s Beach, Old Saybrook, last week....

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Local News • Published April 08, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Stork & Fashion Exchange Supports SSKP

The Stork & Fashion Exchange in Westbrook recently held a fundraiser benefiting the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries (SSKP), raising $500 for the organization. The funds were raised...

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Local News • Published April 08, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Quintessential Quinnlee

Quinnlee is a dainty, sweet, little girl. She is a dilute calico, which means she has brown, white, and black coloring that has been softened with gray to make her color look all softened to light ...

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Letters • Published April 07, 2021 08 a.m.

The Same Respect

I’m Lucy. I’m 21 years old; I’m a senior at UConn. In the beginning of the pandemic, I worked at Big Y until I began serving with the AmeriCorps. I am a part of the...

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Sports • Published April 05, 2021 09:27 a.m.

Westbrook Indoor Track Showed Tremendous Tenacity

The Westbrook boys’ and girls’ indoor track squads learned a lot about making adjustments this season.Competing in the normal indoor fashion this season was a non-starter....

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Local News • Published March 31, 2021 07 a.m.

Getting Back: Ticket to Ride Returns to The Kate

It wasn’t Shea Stadium, but Beatles tribute band Ticket to Ride sold out limited seating at The Kate on March 27 as part of a three-show series. The theater is offering a mix of virtual and ...

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Local News • Published April 01, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Sweet Pea Lives Up to Her Name

There is no greater lovebug than 1 ½ year old Sweet Pea, an adorable black and white beauty. She wants affection all the time, and is more than happy to reciprocate. Sweet Pea enjoys playing...

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Person of the Week • Published March 31, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Diane Aldi DePaola is All About Volunteering

From a very young age, Diane Aldi DePaola—chair of the Old Saybrook Public Health Nursing Board (PHNB) for 18 years, member of the Historic District Commission, artist, retired nurse, and...

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Local News • Published March 29, 2021 12:34 p.m.

State Police Investigating Report of Armed Robbery Attempt in Chester

Connecticut State Police responded to a 4:10 a.m. call on March 28 at from 70 Goose Hill Road in Chester regarding two males attempting to break into cars, according to a police report filed by...

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Sports • Published March 29, 2021 09:33 a.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Hoops Loses to Morgan in Shoreline Quarters

The Westbrook girls’ basketball squad’s postseason run ended last week after battling Morgan in the Shoreline Conference Tournament quarterfinal. One week after claiming their first...

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Local News • Published March 24, 2021 07 a.m.

The Sweetest Season at Maple Breeze Farm in Westbrook

The first day of spring at Maple Breeze Farm in Westbrook also marked the last day of making maple syrup for the year. Farmers John and Bonnie Hall watch as the steam rises from the massive...

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Person of the Week • Published March 24, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Tania Abbatello: Merging Biology and a Business Background

Tania Abbatello credits growing up in Northford—and early readings of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax—with her lifelong interest in environmentalism. Since then, Tania’s ...

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Local News • Published March 25, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Keeping Up with Jonesy

Everyone has to work very hard to keep up with petting and giving Jonesy plenty of attention! This handsome tiger fellow may seem a bit shy at first, but he gets over it quickly and is then best...

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Local News • Published March 25, 2021 12:01 a.m.

CFMC: Creativity the Foundation of a Healthy Community

Every day at the Community Foundation of Middlesex County (CFMC), we see first-hand that creativity and collaboration make a real difference in our communities. We are in awe of the talented...

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Letters • Published March 24, 2021 08 a.m.

A Major Celebration

The Town of Westbrook is extremely proud that Habitat for Humanity has constructed a home in our community. There was a major celebration on March 14, at the West Beach parking lot commemorating...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2021 04:08 a.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Hoops Beats Hale-Ray in Shorelines; Boys Take Loss in First Round

Girls’ BasketballThe Westbrook girls’ basketball took two losses in the final two games of the regular season before posting a big win in the first round of...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2021 03:57 a.m.

Morgan Girls’ Hoops Regroups Before Shorelines

The Morgan girls’ basketball team played out the final week of the regular season and tuned up for the Shoreline Conference Tournament last week. The Huskies played a pair of close games,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 18, 2021 01:15 p.m.

Engels Producing Points as a Senior

The Westbrook boys’ basketball team is in the midst of a challenging season, but one of the bright spots for the Knights has been the performance of senior shooting guard Brenden Engels....

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