Call for High School Artists for 35th Future Choices Visual Arts Competition

Submitted by Emily Whalen. Call for High School Artists for 35th Future Choices Visual Arts Competition Shoreline Arts Alliance is seeking High School Artists in their 24 Town Region, for their annual High School Visual Arts Competition and Exhibition Old Lyme, CT – January 10, 2018 – Shoreline Arts Alliance, a regional Arts Council in Guilford, […]

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4th Annual Taste of Middlesex County Jan. 14-20, 2019

Submitted by Michael Fallon. The Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce announced that its restaurant week, the fourth annual Taste of Middlesex County will take place from Monday, January 14 to Sunday, January 20, 2019. The week will feature restaurants throughout Middlesex County, Connecticut and is sponsored by Comcast Business. The restaurant week is designed to highlight the numerous and diverse dining experiences within the greater Middlesex region. All restaurants participating […]

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Christine Palm to Be Sworn in Jan. 9, 2019; Will Begin Holiding Listening Sessions Immediately After

Submitted by Christine Palm. (Dec. 29, 2018) — CHESTER, CT. — Christine Palm, State Representative-Elect for the 36th District (covering the towns of Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam) will take the Oath of Office on Wed., Jan. 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the State Capitol. Palm is one of 151 members of the […]

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Norm Needleman is Appointed to Leadership Roles on Two Key State Senate Committees

Submitted by Norm Needleman. (Dec. 31, 2018) — State Senator Elect Norm Needleman (D-Essex) today announced that he has been appointed Senate Chair of the Energy & Technology Committee, and Senate Vice Chair of the Banking Committee. “The towns in our district have gained a leadership presence in policy development for finance, technology, and energy […]

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Rep. Siegrist Rings Bell for Salvation Army

Submitted by Alicia Mucha, Press Secretary, House Republican Office. DEEP RIVER –State Representative Robert Siegrist (R-36) joined the Salvation Army’s annual “Red Kettle Campaign” on December 10, 2018 outside of Walgreens in Deep River. Over the course of an hour, Rep. Siegrist participated in the time honored tradition of “Ringing the Bell” as he greeted holiday […]

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Letter to the Editor: From Norm Needleman

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the staff of this newspaper. The Holiday Season is a time for all of us to spread good will and good cheer. It is also a time for reflection. We look back on the past year, and make resolutions […]

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Letter to the Editor: Get to Know Bob Siegrist

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the staff of this newspaper. To all parties and individuals interested, I will state now, this letter concerns Bob Siegrist, the Connecticut State Representative of the 36th District (Haddam, Chester, Deep River, and Essex). To begin with, I have  […]

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Letter to the Editor: State 33rd Senatorial Debates

The views stated here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the staff of this newspaper. The two candidates for the 33rd Senatorial District (Melissa Ziobron, Republican and Norm Needleman, Democrat) have had a couple of debates.  The first occurred Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at the Colchester’s Bacon Academy (High […]

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