Main Street Chester Weathers COVID-19 and Construction

CHESTER — On Tuesday afternoon, downtown Chester was deserted and dusty, with construction cones dotting the excavated sidewalk that bordered retail shops closed by the pandemic and a few restaurants offering takeout. For more than a decade, Chester has been a popular destination for eating, shopping and a popular Sunday...

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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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With Newfound Flexibility and Instructions to Proceed “Immediately,” Connecticut Schools Grapple With Transition to Online Education

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...to distribution,” according a post on the Lyme-Old Lyme School website. White said that in Region 4 — which draws students from Essex, Chester and Deep River — teachers will be communicating daily with all students, reviewing submitted work and providing students with feedback. “Some types of assessment will be...

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