Wednesday Jul 23
Deep River Zoning Hearing on 444 Main Street Plans Continued to August 21
The planning and zoning commission has continued its public hearing on a special permit application for a used motor vehicle dealership at 444 Main St. to an Aug. 21 session.
Sister Cities Essex Haiti Receives Youth and Education Award
Sister Cities International based in Washington D.C., has announced that affiliate member Sister Cities Essex Haiti has been awarded the 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education Award.
Essex Town Meeting Gives Unanimous Approval for $200,000 Contribution to Preserve Land Purchase
Voters at a town meeting Wednesday gave unanimous approval for a $200,000 appropriation as the town's contribution for purchase of the 70-acre portion of the Preserve property in Essex.
Sister Cities Essex Haiti Wins 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education Award
It has been announced by Sister Cities International based in Washington D.C., that affiliate member Sister Cities Essex Haiti has been awarded the 2014 Sister Cities International Innovation: Youth & Education Award.
Bill's Seafood Announces Scholarship Recipients
Bill's Seafood Restaurant of Westbrook has announced the Bill's Seafood Scholar/Athlete Scholarship Awards for 2014.
Essex Circus Train Up And Running Again
The Essex Steam Train transforms into a circus train for the fourth year, running two weekends: Saturday and Sunday, July 19 and 20, and July 26 and 27. The train, at Valley Railroad , 25 Plains Road, Essex, takes visitors on an 8-minute ride to the midway circus grounds, where they'll find a Big Top Show with jugglers, acrobats, a petting zoo, ... (more)
New Show Opening at Essex Art Association - Jul. 25
Essex Art Association is having its last juried show of the season "Less is More".
Local residents graduate from Choate Rosemary Hall
The following area residents were among the 246 graduates who received diplomas at Choate Rosemary Hall 's 124th Commencement on June 8: Grant Hamilton of Old Lyme, CT , son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Hamilton, III.
Old Saybrook Voters Give Overwhelming Approval for $3 Million in Bonding for Preserve Land Purchase
Voters Tuesday gave overwhelming approval for $3 million in bonding for the town's share of a planned $8 million purchase of the Preserve property, described as the "1,000 acre forest."
The Hartford Courant
Sol LeWitt Documentary And Talk At Real Art Ways Friday
LeWitt and his legacy have been celebrated in countless museum catalogs and art books, as well as in the documentary opening Friday, July 11 at Real Art Ways in Hartford.
Old Saybrook: Preserve The Preserve
Many residents and visitors treasure this region's shoreline not because of what people have built here, such as housing developments, highways, shopping centers and factories, but for what they've preserved.
Blumenthal Urges "Yes" Vote by Old Saybrook to Grant $3...
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal came to the Old Saybrook Green on Monday, July 7, to urge Old Saybrook voters to vote "Yes" in a referendum to grant $3 million of town monies to help purchase 930 undeveloped acres in the open land known as The Preserve.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Connecticut Broadcasters Association Awards Scholarship Funds
The Connecticut Broadcasters Association has selected an incoming Middlesex Community College student as one of its 2014 scholarship recipients.
40th Annual Connecticut River Raft Race - Aug. 2
During the winter of 1974 a group of shoreline friends met up one evening to discuss the idea of starting a new local event, to be run in the summertime and ultimately benefit local charities.
New Application for 444 Main Street Requires Variances from Deep River Zoning Board
The new special permit application to allow a used motor vehicle dealership at 444 Main Street will require approval of variances from the zoning board of appeals before it can proceed to a scheduled July 17 public hearing before the planning and zoning commission.
This Business Has Been Fiercely Independent Since 1776
When you step foot inside the Griswold Inn, in Essex, Conn., it feels like you're stepping back in time.