A Quick Peek at Marker 37 in Chester

...said David Saunders, chef of Marker 37, a restaurant under construction on Railroad Ave. at Chester Marina.  Saunders, who has been the chef of Saybrook Soup and Sandwich Co. since 2010, said his new venture, named for its location on the Connecticut RIver, will feature a “contemporary aquatic” menu with...

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A Better Corned Beef for St. Patrick’s Day

About a dozen days ago I stood across the counter from owner Paul Kozey at Walt’s Food Market in Old Saybrook and asked for a whole flat-cut brisket — the relatively lean portion with the familiar boxy shape separated from the odd-shaped point. Cooked sous vide for 10 hours at...

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Legislators Offer Bills Aimed Connecticut Port Authority

...State Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Saybrook, to place the Connecticut Pilot Commission within the Department of Transportation for administrative purposes only and that the salary of the department employee assigned to the port authority be paid by the DOT.  Somers’ and Carney’s bill overlaps with the Osten (et al.) bill...

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Police Commission Votes on Personnel Query

OLD SAYBROOK — The town’s Police Commission voted 6 to 1 on Monday night to ask Chief of Police Michael Spera to compile a public report on the number of officers who have left the police department in the past 11 years. The request was in response to a Jan....

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CT Examiner’s Top 10 Stories of 2020

...on their Own Terms by Julia Werth and Emilia Otte Lamont Designates $2.5 Million to Rent Assistance for Undocumented Immigrants by Julia Werth Officers Say Toxic Environment Drives Departures from Old Saybrook Police by Emilia Otte Nursing Home Deaths in Old Saybrook Point to Deeper Policy and Care Concerns Across...

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Did Journalist Report Crimes?

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This reporter claims she was given information about illegal activity on behalf of cops in Old Saybrook. Did she report these crimes to the state’s attorney as she should? Did either of the ex-cops sign an affidavit or contact the state’s attorney as they would legally be required to? Does...

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Housing Plans Revived for Halls Road Redevelopment

...for office and retail are currently under 5%, that is expected to grow to 20% in 2021 as leases come due. There is only one apartment for rent in Old Lyme; there is pent-up demand. Newer apartments in East Lyme and Old Saybrook have very high occupancy and rents that...

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