Saturday, October 24, 2020

Westbrook In Business

Valley Businesses Get Creative to Give Back

Published June 24, 2020 08:30 a.m.

After the COVID-19 pandemic forced many local businesses to close their doors, several are now reopening, or planning to do so, with an eye toward helping others.

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Customers Welcomed Back Under Phase One of Governor’s Reopening Plan

Published May 15, 2020 02:55 p.m.

In Centerbrook, Meagan Foley of Meagan’s Barber Shop at 61 Main Street has been busy booking appointments since the governor set a May 20 deadline for reopening.

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Business in Brief

Published Aug. 08, 2019 12:01 a.m.

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Photo courtey of the Lyman Real Estate

AJ's Pizza to Open in Winthrop

Published June 20, 2019 03:26 p.m.

A new pizza restaurant is expected to open in the Winthrop section of Deep River.

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Roto Frank of America Turns 40 in Chester

Published May 16, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Roto Frank of America, Inc., was founded in Chester in 1979 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Roto Frank AG, headquartered in Germany, with 18 production plants and more than 40 subsidiaries globally.

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New Brewery Approved in Deep River

Published May 07, 2019 02:26 p.m.

Westbrook resident John Waldron’s proposal for a brewery and brew pub to be opened at 6 Winter Avenue in Deep River was officially approved by the Planning & Zoning Commission at its April 18 meeting.

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Business in Brief

Published April 04, 2019 12:01 a.m.

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There May be a Brewery Brewing in Deep River

Published April 01, 2019 11:47 a.m.

In June 2017, the Town of Deep River wrote and adopted zoning regulations for microbreweries and micro-wineries, and now John Waldron, a Westbrook resident, is looking to open a brewery in the industrial complex at 6 Winter Avenue, which is zoned for village industrial zoning.

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PZC Approves Special Permit for Deep River Dog Training Facility

Published March 27, 2019 08:30 a.m.

The Planning & Zoning Commission unanimously approved an application for special permit submitted by Janice Liscinsky to operate her dog training business The Perfect Pup at 500 Main Street in the CT Valley Industrial & Professional Park at the commission’s March 21 meeting.

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Club Cycle features ICG7 bikes and a 133-inch screen. Photo by Jennifer Lanman

In Business: Club Cycle

Published March 28, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Club Cycle, an indoor cycling studio, prides itself on top of the line equipment and friendly staff who seek to help people reach their fitness goals.

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The Deep River Town Hall auditorium was packed to the balcony for the Jan. 17 Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing on floating zones. Photo by Brian Boyd/The Courier

Deep River Floating Zones Sent Back to Regulations Committee

Published Jan. 22, 2019 02:49 p.m.

Seeing is believing: The Deep River Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) saw dozens of their neighbors stand to speak in oppposition of the commission’s floating zone proposal at its Jan. 17 public hearing. For further evidence, when resident Bob Ghinder asked “Who here is in favor of this?” not a single hand from the 150-plus residents in attendance was raised.

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Photo by Olson Photographic

In Business: Polished MedSpa

Published Jan. 07, 2019 11:02 a.m.

Polished MedSpa offers Obagi skincare and injectables including BOTOX and DYSPORT, JUVEDERM and RESTYLANE, and KYBELLA for double chin.

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Businesses Warned About 'Official' Reporting Scam

Published Jan. 04, 2019 05:03 p.m.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill and Attorney General George Jepsen are warning businesses across Connecticut about a mailing being sent by "Workplace Compliance Services" purporting to be an official "Annual Report Instruction Form," alleging that payment is required by Connecticut law.

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Hedy Watrous’s grandparents, Ed (pictured) and Lucy Goff, opened the Whistle Stop Café in 1932. After the café had some changes in location and ownership, Watrous returned to Deep River and recently celebrated 25 years under her ownership at 108 Main Street.

Photo courtesy of Hedy Watrous

Celebrating 25 Years of Food and Community at the Whistle Stop Café

Published Oct. 09, 2018 01:34 p.m.

Marking her 25th anniversary as the owner and chef at the Whistle Stop Café in Deep River, Hedy Watrous said she feels lucky to have been able to have this experience and share this life with her family.

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Blissful Beauty Day Spa owner Jessica Searles Photo by Laura Matesky

In Business: Blissful Beauty Day Spa

Published Oct. 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Blissful Beauty Day Spa opened in August in the center of Deep River, offering a relaxing spot for facials, eyelash extensions and lifts, manicures and pedicures, waxing, massage, and organic makeup and skin care products.

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Channan Merrill Photo courtesy of Razz Salon

In Business: Razz Salon

Published Aug. 23, 2016 02:05 p.m.

Razz Salon has a new location at 104 Main Street, Deep River. The salon’s new look seeks to combine a vintage feel with a classy, modern flair. Razz Salon is a Goldwell color specialty salon that offers a range of professional hair color services for women, men, and teens.

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