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Old Saybrook

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Meals On Wheels

    More calls are coming into the Estuary Council of Seniors, 220 Main St., in Old Saybrook requesting services through the "Meals on Wheels" program. Last year the Estuary Council provided 70,000 plus hot, nutritious meals to individuals in their nine...
  • Old Saybook Woman Faces Felony DWI Charge In New York State

    Old Saybook Woman Faces Felony DWI Charge In New York State
    CLAVERACK, N.Y. — An Old Saybrook woman faces a felony drunken driving charge after New York state troopers stopped her on the Taconic State Parkway Aug. 8. Jennifer A. Smoliga, 38, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated because...
  • East Hartford Public Schools names new assistant superintendent

    The first day of school in East Hartford is Aug. 27 this year, but Cynthia Ritchie, the new assistant superintendent of elementary curriculum, instruction and assessment, reports for her first day on Aug. 18. Ritchie was added to the East Hartford...
  • Congestion Pricing Won't Solve Highway Woes

    I-84 is not a local road. It is critically important part of the federal interstate highway system. In fact, I-84 in Hartford is the busiest highway in the state, with more than 175,000 vehicles per day. It needs to be expanded to increase capacity so...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Thumbs Up For Old Saybrook Purchase

    Thumbs up to the residents of Old Saybrook, who voted overwhelmingly to commit $3 million to the purchase of the Preserve, a 1,000-acre, ecologically significant coastal forest that once was slated to become a golf course and housing development. The...
  • 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...
  • Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage

    Kevin Hunt: She Wants TSA To Pay For Missing Luggage Lock, Damage
    Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration. When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
  • Linda Lavin Brings Her Cabaret Act To The Kate

    Linda Lavin Brings Her Cabaret Act To The Kate
    Linda Lavin, best known for the popular TV series "Alice" of the '70s and '80s — but a terrific Tony Award-winning Broadway and film actress, too — will be presenting her life and career in story and song when her cabaret act, "Possibilities,"...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SummerSing Folk Song Hootenany

    Come and enjoy an evening of singing on Monday, Aug. 4, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 56 Great Hammock Road, Old Saybrook at the fifth SummerSing of the season sponsored by Cappella Cantorum and the Con Brio Choral Society. Lauren Agnelli of Amalgamated...