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New Canaan News-Review
One Book New Canaan features special presentations
"Whales, Whaling and Whalers" will be presented by the Mystic Seaport's outreach team Tuesday, March 18, at the New Canaan Library as part of One Book New Canaan, a town-wide program in which "In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex" is being read by the community.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
Volunteers Needed For LVVS Road Race - Apr. 5
Literacy Volunteers Valley Shore will be holding their 7th Annual April Fools 5K Run, 3K Walk, Backward Mile and Lollipop Run on April 5, 2014 at the Essex Town Hall, 29 West Ave, Essex, CT.
Exhibition Commemorating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 at the Connecticut River Museum
As part of the 200th anniversary of the British Raid on Essex, the Connecticut River Museum will host a traveling fine art exhibit by members of the American Society of Marine Artists .
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Death Announced of Jean Washburn Hernandez: Essex Resident, Dedicated Volunteer
Jean Washburn Hernandez died peacefully on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her home in Essex Meadows in Essex, Connecticut.
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.
SHOUT! The Mod Musical Opens 3/19 at Ivoryton Playhouse
Ivoryton: The last British raid on Essex was 200 years ago and 27 ships were burned.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Essex Town Meeting Approves Funding for Ivoryton Bridge Projects,...
Voters at a town meeting Wednesday approved funding for four special appropriations, including $325,000 for engineering design work for two bridge replacement projects in Ivoryton, and $110,000 to convert Essex Elementary School to natural gas hearting by this fall.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Essex go Bragh Parade Set for March15
The Essex go Bragh - Translated Essex Forever - Irish Parade and Festival is Sat March 15th.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
State lawmakers Monday officially begin the "drone debate" talking about what should and should not be legal and at least one person has gotten into trouble for flying a drone above a car crash.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
The Hartford Courant
Raptor enthusiasts are thrilled with the arrival of record numbers of bald eagles on the lower Connecticut River where open water remains from the iced-over upper reaches.
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.
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.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Middlesex Hospital to Open in April a New Medical Center Off Exit 65 of I-95 in Westbrook
Middlesex Hospital is on track to open a new emergency and outpatient medical center off Exit 65 of I-95 in Westbrook this coming April.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Career Day at Shoreline Medical Center
Career Day is an institution at Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center in Essex.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Ralph Nathaniel Clark, Jr., 93, Ivoryton
Ralph Nathaniel Clark, Jr., 93, of Ivoryton, died Feb. 13 at Middlesex Hospital Hospice after a brief illness.
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
Essex Savings Bank Holds Semi-Annual Meeting for its 162nd Year
Essex Savings Bank held its semi-annual Trustees' Meeting Monday, January 27, 2014 at the Bank's Plains Road corporate office in Essex.