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Old Saybrook

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Saybrook Point Inn & Spa Donates $25,000 To The Preserve

    Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, through the Louis F. and Mary A. Tagliatela Family Foundation, has donated $25,000 to "The Preserve," a swath of 1,000 acres of coastal forest along the towns of Old Saybrook, Essex and Westbrook. As the largest unprotected...
  • 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...
  • Accident Jams Traffic On I-95 South For Hours

    OLD SAYBROOK — An accident involving a motorcycle and a car tied up traffic on I-95 South for hours Sunday evening, a Westbrook state trooper said. Trooper Peter DiGioia did not have details on the accident, which occurred at 6:04 p.m., but said it...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Benefit For "Meals On Wheels"

    More calls are coming into the Estuary Center each day requesting services through the "Meals on Wheels" program, which benefits the nine estuary towns. In order to support this nutritious program, a benefit gala, "Forty and Fabulous" on Sept. 20, is...
  • 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...
  • Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate

    Eileen Ivers Bringing Her Irish Fusion Sounds And Immigrant Soul To The Kate
    As a precociously smart, athletic tomboy, Eileen Ivers, a future world heavyweight champion Irish fiddler, had a natural gift for stickball, playing on the streets of her Bronx neighborhood where she was raised by her Irish immigrant parents in a loving...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Durham To Offer Public Transit Service

    Durham residents will soon have greater mobility with new access to a regional transit system. Beginning July 1, the town of Durham will begin a contract with 9 Town Transit to provide general public Dial-A-Ride service throughout the town. 9 Town...
  • 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 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...