Westbrook Selectmen Form Committee to Study Building a New Community Center

...center.   “It would be improving the quality of life in Westbrook,” he said.  The survey suggests that residents are most interested in creating a space for meetings and arts and entertainment events. Westbrook residents also expressed interest in a space for community support services and fitness courts, and local parents...

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Support Existing Restaurants, Not a Huge Monster Venue

...mouth of the sound. These big fat developers don’t care a rats ass about the environment or the impacts. Please support the existing restaurants that have barely survived the pandemic. This huge monster venue will definitely put more small restaurants out of business absolutely for sure. Martha Kelly, Westbrook, CT...

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Business Has Been Good Says Mago Point Canvas in Waterford

...a canvas shop in Westbrook. Three years later, he opened his own shop in Waterford. In his search for a new work space, Daily said he wants to remain in the Niantic-Waterford area, since he’s one of the only canvas shops there. He hopes to move into a new place...

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Rob Derry, Clinton’s Green Party Police Commissioner

...his work has led him to develop relationships with many local politicians, including Dick Smith, longtime first selectman of Deep River, who Derry became close to during his time in Westbrook as a state trooper. One day, Smith gave Derry a laminated copy of an article about him in a...

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Public Access Television Shines With Pandemic Shutdowns

...has created an increase in demand for programs. “We have never been busier in seven years,” he said. Morgan estimates that the station which reaches from Durham and Haddam in the north down to Old Saybrook and Westbrook, has produced 30 percent more content this year in comparison to 2019....

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The Election Blow by Blow for Southeast Connecticut

...which includes Old Lyme, Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook, held his seat in the race against democratic candidate Dave Rubino.  Carney garnered a total of 55 percent of the popular vote, winning in the towns of Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook, although Rubino overtook Carney in the town of...

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Comparing Carney and Rubino on the Environment

...part of the required curriculum). Being buddies with the boating community of Westbrook—and likely those who polluted our waters during a couple of maritime “Trump trains” this fall—hardly makes the writer’s candidate an environmental champion. And speaking of champions, what does Mr. Carney champion in general? The status quo. And,...

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Carney a ‘Staunch Advocate,’ Environmentalist, Says Bishop

As the First Selectman of Westbrook, I have had the pleasure of working alongside State Representative Devin Carney for the past six years. He has been a staunch advocate for Westbrook residents and businesses and has always worked to ensure our voices are heard. Devin looks out for Westbrook’s precious...

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Rubino Brings ‘Fresh Perspective,’ Right Kind of Experience

I am writing in strong support of Dave Rubino for State Representative for Connecticut’s 23rd District, which includes the towns of Old Lyme, Lyme, Old Saybrook, and Westbrook.  Dave will bring a unique background and a fresh perspective to the work he will do on our behalf in Hartford. He...

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Fortuna: Carney a Non-Stop Advocate for Local Towns

This November, please don’t let your attention to our local political races fall victim to the national election. Connecticut will be electing its House of Representatives and State Senate for the next two years and it is more important than ever that we elect Devin Carney for Old Saybrook, Westbrook,...

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Needleman a Firewall for Preserving Key Rights

...ensure that our rights and protections are not thrown away. We need to re-elect Norm Needleman who will continue to be a fair and proven leader for us all. I am the Westbrook Democratic Town Committee Chair and I proudly endorse Norm Needleman for State Senate. Katherine Sullivan Westbrook, CT...

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Vote Rubino to ‘Address the Big Issues’

...and work experience that few state candidates have been able to claim. He also has strong roots in our communities through his business and his family. This will continue to be a tough year. I am voting for Dave because he’ll stand up for us in Hartford. Anne Stevenson-Yang Westbrook...

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Hall, Goupil, May Vie for Connecticut House Seat

...Selectmen since 2009. For many years, Hall chaired the Westbrook Zoning Board of Appeals and sat on the board of the Westbrook Foundation, which distributes grants and scholarships to support local students. “The time is right. I’m at a point where I’m ready to take the challenge,” Hall said. Hall...

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Montville Fire Companies: You Did Not Let us Stand Alone

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...professionalism and dedication of crews from: East Great Plain, Quaker Hill, Salem, Gardner Lake, Laurel Hill, Preston, Gales Ferry, Bozrah, Colchester, Franklin, Center Groton, Mohegan Tribe Westbrook, Old Saybrook, Griswold, North Stonington, Portland, East Haddam, Westfield, Middlefield, Essex, Lyme, Old Lyme, Chester, Baltic, Windham Center and Flanders. In addition to...

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Goupil Has Vision, Foresight and Pragmatism

...region-wide perspective with respect to these important sites, for example by promoting the railway station expansion and the Route 81 traffic study that will ensure enhanced access to better link these projects to Killingworth, Westbrook, and the rest of the Shoreline. Her planning focus, administrative skill, and professionalism and transparency in...

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Women Have a Lot to Gain From Democrats Like Dave Rubino

Recently, I had the good fortune of hearing Dave Rubino speak at the Westbrook town green. Dave is the Democratic candidate for the 23rd Congressional District in Connecticut, or Old Saybrook, Old Lyme, Lyme, and the shore community of Westbrook. I left the green feeling inspired and energized. Dave supports...

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Saunders’ Priorities Don’t Include LGBTQ and Roe v. Wade

...reopen the economy safely. Support Norm as he has supported us. To protect the rights of our people – all people – Norm is the right candidate for the job. Be enlightened, be tolerant, and be smart – vote for Norm for State Senator this November. Danielle Gentile Westbrook, CT...

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Goupil Rises Above Petty Bickering and Genuinely Works for the People

...critical to the success of our community and what the voters wanted. When we vote for Chrisitne Goupil for State Representative on November 3rd, we vote for someone who will truly, professionally, and with experience represent the voters of Clinton, Killingworth and Westbrook in Hartford. Andrea S. Reu Clinton, CT...

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