Niantic Cinemas Will Roll Film Once Again on Friday

...Ullman, shown on a single screen.  “It’s an excellent movie if you’ve ever seen it, but they were new to the whole process,” said Mitchell, 49. “I think they began to realize quickly it wasn’t working because duplex theatres were popping up in Norwich, Old Saybrook, Groton and Madison, and...

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Tacos al Pastor Stand Out at Middletown Food Truck Merengue

...decided to open a food truck. “I just wanted to give something to the area. Middletown, Portland, Cromwell, Berlin, down to Old Saybrook, and there’s no Hispanic restaurants,” Ramirez said. “Sometimes I want a mofongo. You gotta go to Hartford, you gotta go to New Britain, Meriden. I just want...

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Wave of Teaching Hires Challenges Connecticut’s Job Market

Madison is hiring two new teachers for the fall. East Lyme needs two kindergarten teachers, two second grade teachers, a social worker and six paraeducators. Stonington plans to hire at least 20 teachers, tutors and interventionists. Region 4 and Guilford are hiring permanent substitutes. Old Saybrook is hiring temporary therapists,...

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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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Police Commission Votes to Take No Action On Turnover Allegations

The Old Saybrook Police Commission voted on Monday 5-2 to take no action on Chief Michael Spera’s report on employee turnover.  The report is a 144-page document that includes exit interviews and responses from two exercises in which Spera asked current officers and dispatchers how the department could attract and...

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Old Saybrook Police Commission to Meet Tonight on Staffing, Benefits

...ordered in to cover road jobs.  “We practically ask them [new employees] to go elsewhere after training,” wrote one employee. Comparing benefits  At least five former officers left Old Saybrook to work for the East Lyme Police Department.  Old Saybrook’s base annual salary is $63,865 for the lowest-tier police officers...

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Schools Across the Region Outline Varying Ideas for Spending Federal Dollars

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...said were last updated in 2001.  Old Saybrook Julie Pendleton, the district’s director of operations, facilities and finance, outlined in an April 27 board of education meeting the district’s plan for the $449,000 the district will receive in ESSER II funds. Part of the money will be directed toward compensating...

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Shoreline Schools Plan Language Learning Partnership

...at Old Saybrook has the ability to teach German.  Jan Perruccio, superintendent of Old Saybrook schools, said the idea had “great potential.”  “I haven’t had any conversation with teachers yet, but I think they would find these opportunities exciting,” Peruccio said in an email.  Neviaser said that they envisioned a...

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