In aftermath of slaying, state defends process for release of mentally ill
Connecticut's mental health commissioner says she's satisfied with her agency's process for determining whether mentally ill young adults are healthy enough to leave state respite programs in the wake of the brutal Christmastime slaying of a Deep River mother.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Region 4 School Board Approves $18 Million Education Budget for...
REGION 4 - The Region 4 Board of Education has approved a proposed $18,377,431 education budget for 2014-2015 that represents a $601,310, or 3.38 percent, spending increase over the current appropriation.
Deep River Rotary Club Antiques and Collectibles Auction - Mar. 22
The Annual Deep River Rotary Club Antiques and Collectibles Auction will be held Saturday, March 22, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Deep River Congregational Church.
Deep River Family Named March of Dimes Greater Mystic Ambassadors
On Sunday, May 4, hundreds from the Connecticut shoreline will gather for March for Babies at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic to benefit the March of Dimes.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Deep River Fire Department Appreciates Community Support
On behalf of the Deep River Fire Department, Fire Chief Tim Lee would like to thank all of those who so generously contributed to this years fund drive.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
TTYS Mini Grants for Local Non-Profits - Workshop Mar. 4
Tri-Town Youth Services is pleased to announce they will avail mini-grants up to $500 each to local non-profits in Chester, Deep River, and Essex for programs that will build youth developmental assets this spring and summer.
Celebrating "Fats" Waller With Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Rhythm - Mar. 2
Jeff Barnhart and His Hot Rhythm will celebrate the rollicking jazz style of one of America's greatest musicians and entertainers, the legendary Thomas "Fats" Waller, on the Essex Winter Series on Sunday, March 2 at 3 pm.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Cde Cooperative Nursery School Open House
The Chester, Deep River, Essex Cooperative nursery school will be holding its annual pre registration open house on April 2 at the school, 24 River Street, Deep River, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. All potential three to 5 year old enrolees from all area towns for the 2014-2015 school year are welcome, with their parent or care giver.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Connecticut's River Valley Makes For a Restful Winter Retreat
Are you experiencing cabin fever? Looking for an escape but don't want to use up your vacation time this early in the year? Need a change of scenery to recharge your battery? Have you considered a night away in a quaint B&B that is close to home and big charm? Here are a few options in the Connecticut River valley that could give you a winter nest ... (more)
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: 45th Anniversary Season
Cappella Cantorum, a community chorus, is celebrating its 45th Anniversary Season under the continuous musical direction and Co-Founder Barry Asch of Old Saybrook .
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Chester/Deep River Boy Scout Troop 13 Announces Five New Eagle Scouts
Chester/Deep River Boy Scouts Troop 13 Five newest Eagle Scouts Samuel Jones, Tyler Johnson, Iestyn Norton, Gregory Merola, and William Brown Troop 13 - Boy Scouts of America would like to congratulate our five newest Eagle Scouts: Tyler Johnson and Gregory Merola of Chester and Samuel Jones, Iestyn Norton, and William Brown of Deep River.