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


...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...


Review: Six Courses at Grano Arso in Chester

CHESTER — At the end of a restaurant meal, how often have you asked to take home your leftover bread and butter? It was the first time for me at Grano Arso in Chester last Tuesday night where I hovered over a side plate of house-cultured butter and bread all...


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...


Whalebone Cove – Part II

...the golden light spilling towards us across the ice and water, we stopped dead and together gasped, “Oh, My God.” Eventually pulling ourselves away we moved on, down along the road, to the Hadlyme-Chester Ferry and the river.  Only two houses were visible from our side of the cove and...


Letter: Metro-North Problems

...there will be no quiet in the quiet car. So far, I’ve always arrived safely. And that’s probably the takeaway on the underfunded and not inexpensive American commuting experience. It’s often dyspeptic and sometimes offensive, but the odds are very good that you’ll reach your destination alive. Jerry Weiss, Chester...


Whale Bone Cove: Complete

...Hadlyme-Chester Ferry and the river.  Only two houses were visible from our side of the cove and none across the way, just woods.  The first was an old yellow house with multi-paned horizontal windows that were common to old Connecticut houses redone in the thirties and forties. The other was...

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