Witness Stones Dedicated to 14 Enslaved in Old Lyme

...Guilford, who is a former state representative for District 53 and former state commissioner of social services, told the audience that Culliton and the Witness Stones Project at Adams Middle School in Guilford transformed her life when they uncovered her family’s history of enslavement.  “Dennis discovered me while researching the...

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Schools Across the Region Outline Varying Ideas for Spending Federal Dollars

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...last for three years. The money will also fund two social workers, additional building substitutes, technology devices, an information database for security purposes and two years of programmed social-emotional support at the middle schools. Guilford For Superintendent Paul Freeman, the goal of academic support isn’t to re-teach students everything they...

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Shoreline Schools Plan Language Learning Partnership

...from is the idea of offering remote learning.”  Neviaser said that world languages was the most obvious idea for a regional partnership, since certain districts have courses that are not offered anywhere else. Old Lyme, for example, offers Latin and Chinese. Guilford High School has Arabic classes, and a teacher...

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Spending, Equity, Health Outcomes at Heart of TCI Debate

...the TCI could reduce emissions – by making it more expensive to drive gasoline or diesel powered vehicles, pushing drivers more quickly into electric vehicles. Proponents including DEEP Commissioner Katie Dykes and state Sen. Christine Cohen, D-Guilford, co-chair of the Environment Committee, say that isn’t the intent of the TCI....

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Business Groups Write to Oppose Health Insurance Tax

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...Scanlon, D-Guilford, said that the federal legislation didn’t address everything, like allowing cost-sharing and fixing the “family glitch” which prevents low and middle-income families from enrolling in an affordable plan. Scanlon also said that the federal funds were limited to two years.  “I don’t think there’s any reason we shouldn’t...

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Guilford P&Z Votes for Change to Allow for Multifamily Development

...told the commission that while his group is known for higher-priced projects like waterfront condominiums at Central Hall in Mystic, they also develop mid-priced properties like the one they envision for Guilford. Navarro said he expects units at the Guilford project to be priced “a tick or two” higher than...

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Lamont Probably Won’t Mind Denunciation as a Moderate

...legislators want to be considered far left on taxes and spending. Some like to posture for restraint in government finance. One of these Democrats, Guilford state Rep. Sean Scanlon, House chairman of the General Assembly’s Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee, has proposed legislation to limit municipal property tax increases and to have...

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Debating the Impact of Eliminating Connecticut’s Religious Exemption to Vaccination

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...to an overall mistrust of science and pharmaceutical companies.  “Obviously, social media has helped people really spread that message,” said Terranova.   State Rep. Sean Scanlon, D-Guilford, and State Rep. Kathleen McCarty, R-Waterford, said during the March 31 meeting that they were concerned about removing children between kindergarten and sixth grade...

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Old Saybrook’s Police Commission Opts Out of Active Oversight

...departments are welcome to adapt the policy to fit their particular town.   In East Lyme, for example, the power to delegate investigations resides with the First Selectman.  Guilford adopted rules that empower its police commission to investigate complaints independent from — or in cooperation with — the town’s chief of...

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As COVID Cases Surge, Connecticut Resists Rollback

...weeks.   Madison, Guilford, Chester, Old Lyme and East Lyme all moved into the high risk category for the first time this week. Yet not all of the towns in the red zone have experienced huge spikes in comparison to a week ago. Chester, Deep River, and Essex each experienced a...

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Thanksgiving Turkey Buyer’s Guide

...still time to pre-order a bird, but time is running short. Below are a few choices in the area, including one non-turkey alternative. Gozzi’s Turkey Farms, 2443 Boston Post Rd, Guilford  (203) 453 2771 www.facebook.com/Gozzis-Turkey-Farms (this link doesn’t work well!) Order ASAP by phone Price: $3.09/pound Pick up: the week...

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