Monday May 13
No Changes as Tax Decrease Budget Goes to May 21 Chester Town Meeting
Voters at the May 21 annual budget meeting will consider a proposed $12.32 million spending plan for 2013-2014 that includes an unusual one-half mill decrease in the town's property tax rate.
Tue May 07, 2013
Region 4 Education Budget Approved on 274-145 Vote
REGION 4 - Voters of Chester, Deep River and Essex approved a $17,776,120 Region 4 education budget for 2013-2014 Tuesday on a 274-145 vote in an eight hour referendum.
Wed May 01, 2013
Deep River Budget Plan With Expected Four-tenths Mill Tax Rate Increase Goes to Public Hearing
A proposed $3,701,379 town government budget and a proposed $5,511,158 appropriation for Deep River Elementary School goes to a public hearing on May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the newly renovated second floor auditorium at town hall.
Norwich lawyer feels betrayed by home health aide
Attorney Morris "Murray" Czaczkes, seriously injured when he fell off a ladder last fall, then diagnosed with lung cancer, says he is recovering steadily but that he still suffers from the emotional and financial wounds inflicted by a home health care aide.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Affidavit details state trooper shooting
Rammed off the road by a car that had led police on a high speed pursuit from Old Saybrook into Westbrook earlier this month, state police Detective Scott Wisner was reaching for his handgun, which had fallen on the floor, when he was shot in the shoulder.
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Opens for Season on National Train Day
The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat officially launches the attraction's spring season on National Train Day, Saturday May 11, 2013.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Marijuana: Weeding Out Fact From Fiction - May 9
Tri-Town Youth Services will present "Marijuana: Weeding Out Fact From Fiction," which will be held at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. The program will be given by Dr.
Senator Linares Lunches with Seniors, and Discusses His "No" Vote on Gun Control
State Senator Art Linares joined a well attended lunch on Thursday at the Estuary Council of Seniors at 200 Main Street in Old Saybrook.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Deep River Selectmen Choose Town Meeting Vote on Budget, No Automatic Referendum This Year
For the first time in 11 years, voters will decide on a town/elementary school budget plan by a town meeting vote without a referendum.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Essex Town Government, Elementary School Budgets DrawMild Response at Annual Hearing
A proposed $6,967,461 town government budget and a proposed $7,634,917 appropriation for Essex Elementary School drew a generally quiet response Monday from residents at the annual budget hearing.
John White Jr. Honored for 50 Years Service to the Deep River Fire Department
Fire Chief Tim Lee presents Chief Engineer Jack White with a plaque honoring his 50 years of service to the Deep River Fire Department.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Nine shoreline fire departments to host major food drive
Nine shoreline fire departments will host a food drive on April 27 to collect much-needed food items for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries.