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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Janine Sacco Talks Spring Wines with CT Examiner

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...Both are good values. But it was the 2018 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon which stood out. Made from 96% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Petit Verdot and 2% Merlot, it’s just a great bottle to drink — all finesse, black currant, vanilla, sugared pistachios — at around $50 in Port Chester or Hartford,...

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Americanism — Who are We?

...of the most exceptional experiment of self-government and we still hold these truths about humankind and its humanity to be self-evident. But, if we lose the courage to stand up and to defend our liberty than we have surrendered, closed our minds, and lost our country. Bob Chester Somers, CT...

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A Quick Peek at Marker 37 in Chester

CHESTER — “Cooking the food and making it absolutely taste outstanding, I don’t stop there. It’s so gratifying to see a waitress drop the food off at a table and see the customer immediately smile even before they’ve eaten the food. That is what I want the experience to be,...

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Parties Split on Elections Legislation

...to our voting laws,” said Palm.  This session, State Rep. Christine Palm, D-Chester, proposed a bill that would put out a referendum allowing no-excuse absentee balloting. “Connecticut is one of the four least accessible, most regressive states when it comes to our voting laws,” said Palm.  Secretary of the State...

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Advocates on Domestic Violence Plan for Life after COVID

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...be easily overcome.  State Rep. Christine Palm, D-Chester, said she would absolutely support legislation to write into law the executive order allowing online applications, as long as the legislation retained the penalties for making a false claim.  The current executive order waives a requirement that applications be accompanied by an...

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As COVID Cases Surge, Connecticut Resists Rollback

...weeks.   Madison, Guilford, Chester, Old Lyme and East Lyme all moved into the high risk category for the first time this week. Yet not all of the towns in the red zone have experienced huge spikes in comparison to a week ago. Chester, Deep River, and Essex each experienced a...

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