Good News for Transportation

...feet below Vanderbilt Avenue just to the west of GCT itself.  It was literally carved out of solid rock and connects to a tunnel built under the Park Avenue line served by Metro-North, another tunnel under the East River and ends up in Queens. The station will measure 350,000 sq...

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Groton Democrats Make a Case for Town Council

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...has worked for the City of Groton Police Department for 14 years.  Parker has deep roots in Groton — her grandparents worked in the public school system and she is a lifelong resident, raising her two children there. She said when she grew up in Groton, the town was full...

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Vote for Proven Stewardship

What drives the real estate market today in Old Lyme?  In speaking with many realtors in our town, they identify three major factors. First is the beauty of the area.  Situated at the mouth of the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound combined with rolling hills, deep lakes, and flowing...

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Captivity Kills Belugas and it’s Time to Talk About it

...can grow up to 18 feet, inhabit the Arctic and subarctic regions of Russia, Greenland, and North America and navigate in shallow river mouths and estuaries during summer. But during other seasons, they are found in deeper waters, diving to 1,000-meter depths for periods of up to 25 minutes. The deepest recorded dive...

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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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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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Save the Sound’s Legislative Session Wrap-Up

...Far too often, there have been sewage spills into our rivers that downstream residents only hear about days later—after they’ve been fishing in that river or taken their kids swimming at a nearby beach. That’s why it was so critical this year to ensure real, timely public notice in Connecticut’s...

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Witness Stones Dedicated to 14 Enslaved in Old Lyme

...would say. I did a lot of that so that I could sit with Cesar, Arabella and the others.”  The ceremony included poet Rhonda Ward, who also read a poem from poet Kate Rushin who could not attend. Soloist Lisa Williamson performed “Amazing Grace” and “Deep River.” Speakers included Katie...

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