The Candidates: Haddam-Killingworth Board of Education

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...Palm’s letter emphasizing the exercise of their First Amendment rights.  “The 1st Amendment of our Constitution debunks your allegation of whether it was illegal or not and stands on its own,” wrote Johnson.  Killingworth Republicans also endorsed newcomer Heather Scholfield. Scholfield will start teaching English as Second Language in Westbrook...

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Consider the Shrimp Roll

...delivered, has made it challenging to provide a consistent product to her customers.  “It’s hard to print a menu,” said Joe Goldberg, co-owner of Lenny & Joe’s Fish Tale, which has locations in Westbrook and Madison.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, menu prices were four percent higher this...

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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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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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