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Old Saybrook

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Shoreline Gymnastics Presents First Eastern National Champion

    Sammie LeMire of Moodus competes at the gymnastics Connecticut State Championships, Regional Championships and the Eastern National Championships. Sammie is a Level 9 gymnast from Shoreline Gymnastics of Old Saybrook. She started her gymnastic career at...
  • Old Saybrook Residents Should Vote To Save The Preserve

    Old Saybrook residents finally have a chance to vote on protection of the 1,000-acre forest also known as The Preserve. Many think The Preserve in Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook is already protected, but this is not the case. Many believe...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • Arrest Warrant Issued In Branford Motel Death

    Arrest Warrant Issued In Branford Motel Death
    BRANFORD —An arrest warrant has been issued for a Middletown woman in connection with the death of a man found at the Branford Motel Thursday, police said. Lashanda Gregory, 27, is facing charges of murder in connection with the death of Byron C....
  • Vote Yes On The Preserve

    Voters in Old Saybrook on Tuesday can secure the protection of one of the great parcels of open land left in southern New England. Residents will vote on whether to commit $3 million of a total purchase price of $8.09 million to buy the pristine,...
  • When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape

    When Forests Covered The Connecticut Landscape
    In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees. "If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Old Saybrook Senior Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    The Estuary Council of Seniors Board of Directors and Staff are pleased to announce that this year honors the 40th Anniversary of the Senior Center in Old Saybrook. Plans are underway to celebrate this special occasion with a Gala, "Forty & Fabulous: Life...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Burglary Suspect Remains At Large In Old Saybrook

    OLD SAYBROOK — A man who was interrupted trying to break into a home Wednesday night and fled, setting off a search in which some residents were told to stay in their homes, was still at large Thursday morning, police said. Police said they had not...
  • Democrats Reap $91,000 From Charter Schools Advocate And His Family

    There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family. A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
  • Preserve The Preserve

    Hopefully on July 8, the residents of Old Saybrook will vote yes and allow their local government to purchase the open space known as The Preserve. Yes, money is always an issue in these matters, and while there is a price tag on purchasing the land,...