Saunders: Needleman’s Energy Plan Places Heavy Burden on Consumers

...need a plan that doesn’t put such a heavy burden on the consumer. Brendan Saunders is running for State Senate of the 33rd district in November. The 33rd District encompasses the towns of Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook....

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Saunders: My Concerns with the Connecticut Police Accountability Bill

...research and engage in sound decision making.  We need good policy, not partisanship. Brendan Saunders is running for State Senate of the 33rd district in November. The 33rd District encompasses the towns of Chester, Clinton, Colchester, Deep River, East Haddam, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland, and Westbrook....

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42 Percent Jump in Boaters — Limited Instruction — Spurs Local Complaints About Safety and Broken Rules Across Southeast Connecticut

...that’s 2,649 new boaters and more are coming. “All DEEP-sponsored online safe boating/personal watercraft classes through August 6 are full,” said Will Healey, spokesperson for the department. With new boaters and more boaters comes boat repairs. At Guilford Boat Yards, boat repairs are up more than 35 percent compared to...

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When Life Gives You Red Currants

...on the result with challah or brioche? Don’t. It won’t. Instead find a good loaf of white bread, crust removed, stale or gently dried in the oven. Red Currants from Deep River Farms (Credit: CT Examiner) Butter or line a basin, a bowl or a mold with plastic wrap. Arrange...

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A Hot Debate over Precedent, Equity and Sharing Federal Education Dollars Among Public and Private Schools in Connecticut

...of North Stonington would receive $37,003 through the CARES Act, according to the state Department of Education.  Lyme-Old Lyme regional schools would receive $41,197, Essex-Chester-Deep River grades 7 through 12 would receive $24,567 and Essex grades k through 6 would receive $14,016. “I get it,” said Department of Education Commissioner...

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Opinion: “Normal was never good enough”

...health, life and family.” And finally, “my daughter’s boyfriend just had two more patients die on his floor this morning from COVID. Fake crisis? We don’t think so.” Christine Palm is the State Representative for the 36th General Assembly district covering the towns of Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam. ...

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Across Connecticut Towns Choose Options for Local Tax Relief

...to local tax property taxes and many other levies typically collected by local government between March 10 and July 1 of 2020. Local GovernmentTax ProgramClintonLow interest rateDeep RiverLow interest rateEast LymeDefermentEssexLow interest rateLymeLow interest rateOld LymeLow interest rateOld SaybrookLow interest rateStoningtonDefermentWaterfordDeferment The programs offer taxpayers the opportunity to reduce or...

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