Closing a Season and a Chapter of Life on the Water

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It ended tranquilly, with a gentle bump in the night of boat against wooden pier. When Chester-Hadlyme Ferry Captain John Marshall nosed the vessel into the Chester landing as 7 p.m. approached Tuesday, it marked not only the boat’s last trip of the season, but was the soon-to-retire Marshall’s final...

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Lamont Takes TCI Off the Table for Next Legislative Session

...where they are,” Lamont said.  Still the Governor said the plan could be revisited in 2023. “It’s extremely disappointing,” said State Rep. Christine Palm, D-Chester. “It’s an initiative that would have benefited everyone. From overburdened city communities with high asthma rates, to rural districts where elders would have shuttle buses,...

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TED Makes DEI Fairer for All

...does this without creating collective groupings of outcome disparities or infringing on the individual rights of others. TED teaches to whole individuals using universal principles shared throughout humanity to expand individual equal opportunities. Time to reevaluate DEI programming. Bob Chester Somers, CT Chester is a candidate for Board of Education...

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Sustainable CT and the Town of Your Dreams

...and Black Lives Matter issues not being addressed and all kinds of things. And yet, our program really looks at the positive solutions,” she said. “These small changes, community by community, ripple out and really do make a difference.” Banner photo: Chester Elementary Open Air Meeting Space (Credit: Sustainable CT)...

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Palm: Who Controls the Narrative?

...unaffiliated, deserve the truth. Controlling the narrative is tempting. But passing legislation based on the truth – however distasteful it may sometimes be – is the sworn duty of elected officials. Christine Palm, a Democratic assistant majority leader, is a second-term state representative serving Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam....

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Consider the Shrimp Roll

...to food supplies. Joel Gargano, co-owner of Grano Arso restaurant in Chester, said his glove prices have more than quadrupled, an item he needs now more than ever due to additional sanitation procedures.  “The dramatic price increases on the supply side have made it necessary to adjust our pricing,” Gargano...

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Palm on the ‘Wins and Losses’ of the 2021 Session

...in our wonderful state. And, less than one week out from the end of Session, my colleagues and I are already taking about unfinished business and where to focus our individual and collective energy next year.  State Rep. Christine Palm represents Chester, Deep River, Essex, Haddam in Connecticut General Assembly...

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Long River Local Approved by Old Lyme Zoning

...and local farm produce, with a menu designed by local chef Shelley DeProto, who owned the former Red Hen in Old Saybrook and Lupo in Chester.  A soft opening for the shop is expected in late July, said Walker Potts, owner of Long River Farm, one of the produce suppliers...

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