Closing a Season and a Chapter of Life on the Water

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...two decades observing life on the river where the ferry has operated for 250 years. John Marshall became a ferry captain after working 20 years as a commercial fisherman in Alaska while living in Seattle, where his merchant-marine father Stanley split his time with his home in Old Saybrook.  “If...

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‘That’s a Wrap’ — 2021 Election Coverage

...Danbury, and Roberto did concede,” John Kleinhans, Esposito’s campaign manager, said. OLD SAYBROOK — Democrats won control of the town’s police commission in a close vote. Incumbents Alfred Wilcox received 1,867 votes and Renee Shippee received 1,869 votes. Newcomer Jessica Calle received 1,775 votes and Jill Notar-Francesco received 1,755 votes....

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Police Commission Must Not Turn its Back on Sworn Duty

...by the citizen whose complaint we are to oversee.  If we deliberately deprive ourselves of all institutional memory of that complaint, we would be turning our back on our sworn duty.  Alfred “Chub” Wilcox Old Saybrook, CT Wilcox, a Democrat, is running for re-election to the Old Saybrook Police Commission...

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Carney: Griswold and Row B for Fight Against State Government Overreach

...government overreach – including higher taxes, and combat forced school regionalization and educational mandates. I will be voting for the Old Lyme Republican candidates on Row B and I hope you will too on November 2nd. Thank you. Devin Carney 23rd District State Representative Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Westbrook...

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A Commitment to Truly Understanding their Role

As election day draws near, I encourage all Old Saybrook residents to exercise their rights to cast a ballot. Old Saybrook municipal elections are won and lost by very small margins, so please let your voice be heard. Know the person behind the name on the ballot and decide who...

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Residents Pack Old Lyme Town Hall to Debate a Racism Resolution

...since August 2020. First Selectman Tim Griswold and Selectman Chris Kerr have declined to consider the resolution, and in many meetings, would not discuss the matter.  About 22 towns of Connecticut’s 169 towns have adopted similar resolutions since 2020, including Old Saybrook, Bridgeport, Colchester, New London, Farmington and Hartford. Over...

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SRO’s Not the Issue in Old Saybrook

To the Editor: As a member of the Old Saybrook Democratic Town Committee, I am INCENSED by letters written to support Republican Candidates for the Police Commission continually focusing on SRO policing in our School system. They falsely intimate Democratic candidates running for the Police Commission want to eliminate SROs....

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Old Saybrook Police Commission Candidate Challenges Board Democrats

...await their response. I encourage all voters, regardless of political affiliation, to vote for Republican Police Commission candidates. Let’s keep Old Saybrook safe! Jeff Jordan Old Saybrook, CT Jordan has been endorsed by the Old Saybrook Republican party in his run for a seat on the Old Saybrook Police Commission...

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Voter Apathy Produces the Same Result as Voter Suppression

...leadership tables of Old Saybrook government, most especially the teams running for Police Commission and Board of Finance. Together, let’s build a better future. Join me in voting for the entire Democratic team on November 2nd. Remember, our votes are our voices in action! Carol A. Manning Old Saybrook, CT...

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Carney Writes in Support of Old Saybrook Republicans

...complete endorsement. In addition to those mentioned, I’m asking voters in Old Saybrook to vote for the entire Fortuna-Giegerich team on November 2nd on Row B. Old Saybrook is a great town – let’s keep it that way. Devin Carney 23rd District State Representative Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook, Westbrook...

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