Plans to Add 15 Mosquito Testing Sites for EEE Uncertain With Connecticut Budget Crunch

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...happened last season and what to plan for in 2020. According to CAES, mosquitoes testing postive for EEE in 2019, were found in Bethany, Chester, Darien, Groton, East Lyme, Haddam, Hampton, Killingworth, Ledyard, Lyme, Madison, Middlefield, Monroe, North Stonington, Old Lyme, Plainfield, Shelton, South Windsor, Stamford, Stonington, Voluntown, and Waterford....

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Seven Cups of Hot Cocoa and Hot Chocolate

...Lyme. If you’re anything like me, and sometimes you’d prefer to skip the milk,  both Willoughby’s Coffee & Tea in Madison and The Nest in Deep River have you covered. With options of oat, almond and soy milk, as well as whole milk and 2 percent, there is something for...

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Editorial: Recapping Election Week

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...Danielle Chesebrough took the seat of retiring Republican First Selectman Rob Simmons, with an impressive ground game that had Republicans privately conceding the race as early as lunchtime on Tuesday. Chesebrough is unaffiliated, but will caucus with the Democrats. Democrats flipped seats in East Haddam and Madison. Republicans flipped seats...

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Southeast Connecticut Turns to Co-ops for High School Sports

...form co-ops.” According to Simon, southeastern Connecticut is the home of co-ops. Students from Essex, Deep River, Chester, Old Saybrook, East Lyme, East Haven, East Hampton, Killingworth, Haddam, Westbrook, Madison, Durham, Middlefield and Rockfall all share at least one sport with Lyme and Old Lyme.   This fall the number of...

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Light Pollution — from Outer Space to Connecticut

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...Pollution Map “This excessive light has an environmental cost, a lot of species have evolved to depend on darkness,” said Paul Bogard, author of The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light and an assistant professor of English at James Madison University. “Excessive light...

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As Massachusetts and Rhode Island Begin Aerial Spraying, Mosquitoes in Southeast Connecticut Test Positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

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...EEE has been identified in Chester, Haddam, Hampton, Killingworth, Madison, Plainfield, Shelton, Ledyard, Groton, Colchester and Columbia, as well as Voluntown, North Stonington and Stonington. Although Massachusetts and Rhode Island have both begun aerial spraying of insecticide, the experiment station and the Connecticut Department of Public Health are for the...

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Sonny the Police Dog Changes Attitudes in Clinton

...of 25 officers, DeMaio said. Several of the surrounding towns including Madison, Guilford and Branford also have K-9 units, while smaller neighboring towns may rely on these units for assistance. “In a big altercation, if only two officers are going — trying to get that whole crowd compliant may lead...

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Shoreline Food Pantries Consider Split

...towns, but neither Norwich nor New London. The 11 towns are Old Lyme, Lyme, East Lyme, Old Saybrook, Essex, Deep River, Chester, Westbrook, Killingworth, Clinton and Madison. The primary mission of SSKP is to ensure that residents of these towns do not go hungry. “I would like to make sure...

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The 2019 Tour de Lyme

...prizes. Mountain bikers (Credit: CT Examiner/Werth) Riders of all ages come out for the Tour de Lyme. Jack Schroeder, a 13-year-old Madison native, was excited before his seventh mountain bike race and first time at the Tour de Lyme. Schroeder started riding when he was 10, at the time he...

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