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Deep River In Business

An application for this mini golf course on Route One along the Hammonasset River, to be followed by an ice cream café, goes to public hearing on Monday, Jan. 7.

Photo by Eric O’Connell/Harbor News

Mini Golf and Ice Cream on the PZC Agenda for Jan. 6

Published Dec. 18, 2019 08:30 a.m.

Residents and visitors may have some new entertainment options next summer pending results on an application for an ice cream café and mini golf course off Route One at the Madison border.

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First of Many Old Morgan School Redevelopment Applications Received

Published Dec. 17, 2019 01:57 p.m.

The new year will bring fresh beginnings to one of Clinton’s most high-profile developments.

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Clinton Manufacturing Coalition Enters Second Year

Published Dec. 04, 2019 08:00 a.m.

In an effort to bolster the future economic development of Clinton, officials have turned their focus to strengthening the bonds between the town’s current manufacturing industries.

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Clinton Adopts Tax Incentive Policy

Published Sep. 24, 2019 03:15 p.m.

Stating a desire to remain competitive in attracting new businesses as well as helping expanding businesses in Clinton, the town has adopted a new tax incentive policy.

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The Unilever lot, occupying roughly 20 acres at the intersection of Hull and John streets, has been vacant for seven years. A proposal for a special exception before the Planning & Zoning Commission may soon see that change. File photo by Jessica Smith/Harbor News

Indoor Rec Use First Proposal for Former Unilever Site

Published Aug. 20, 2019 01:15 p.m.

Residents can learn more—and express support of and concerns about—a proposed zoning exception to allow commercial indoor recreation use of the long-shuttered Unilever property at a Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) public hearing on Monday Aug. 26.

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Proposal for Clinton Unilever Site May Include Sports and Brewery Uses

Published Aug. 09, 2019 03:23 p.m.

Though news is scant, more details are emerging about the future of the recently sold Unilever headquarters.

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Business in Brief

Published June 27, 2019 12:01 a.m.

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Clinton Harbor Grill to Open May 24 at Former Sal D’s Spot

Published May 23, 2019 05:00 p.m.

Starting on Friday, May 24, the concession stand at the Clinton Town Dock will be open under new management.

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Photo by Meglin Bodner/Harbor News

Talking Shop at the Clinton Chamber Business Expo

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

the annual Clinton Chamber of Commerce Business Expo at Andrew Memorial Town Hall. People got the chance to check out local organizations, local businesses and their products or services, sample food, enter raffles, meet costumed characters, and more at the March 30 event.

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Clinton Chamber Business Expo Offers Something for Everyone on March 30

Published March 19, 2019 04:30 p.m.

For nearly three decades, the Clinton Chamber of Commerce has hosted an annual Business Expo at Andrews Memorial Town Hall.

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Formal Recognition for Clinton’s Growing Arts District

Published March 12, 2019 12:19 p.m.

Recognizing the town’s many artistic endeavors, the town has established an Arts District.

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Clinton Partners with CERC on Business Retention Program

Published March 06, 2019 08:45 a.m.

While many local economic development efforts focus on bringing in new business, the Town of Clinton is partnering with the Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) to help the businesses already in town.

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9 Town Transit Pilots On-Demand Bus Program

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

9 Town Transit (9TT) is reaching out to business owners in Westbrook, Old Saybrook, and Centerbrook to garner support for a new flexible, on-demand bus system pilot program. It hopes to begin the three-month pilot in early May, offering point to point service for locals without a car and employers a way to attract more workers reliant on public transit.

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Indoor recreation facilities have been added to the accepted uses in Clinton’s I-2 Zone (shown in solid orange), which lie along the rail line through Clinton.

Indoor Rec Facilities Added to Clinton I-2 Zones

Published Feb. 14, 2019 01:06 p.m.

With a successful effort to add an indoor ice rink or similar facility to Clinton I-2 zones, locals anticipate a new proposal from the developer who once sought to build a construction waste recycling center.

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30 Old Post Road to Present New Plans to Clinton PZC

Published Jan. 22, 2019 02:11 p.m.

How will the former Unilever warehouse site at 30 Old Post Road be redeveloped? While the controversial earlier proposal to add a construction waste recycling center won’t be happening, residents who remain concerned can learn about the latest proposal to allow an indoor sports complex at a Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) public hearing on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. in Town Hall.

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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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From Recycling to Rink: 30 Old Post Owners Meet with Clinton PZC

Published Dec. 13, 2018 02:29 p.m.

Representatives from the company that had proposed a controversial waste recycling facility at 30 Old Post Road (and filed a lawsuit, since withdrawn, when their proposal was denied) met with the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) to discuss a zoning change that could potentially lead to the development of a recreation center on the site.

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Turnout was higher than anticipated at the Dec. 5 town meeting that approved the $2.2 million sale of the old Morgan School property to developer Greylock Property Group to build the mixed-use Indian River Landing project at exit 63. Photo by Eric O’Connell/Harbor News

Clinton Voters Give Green Light for Old Morgan Proposal

Published Dec. 06, 2018 11:38 a.m.

Clinton residents unanimously voted to approve the $2.2 million sale of the old Morgan School property at I-95's exit 63 to developer Greylock Property Group to build the mixed-use Indian River Landing project at exit 63.

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Clinton EDC, Warehouse Site Owners Meet to Discuss Options

Published Dec. 04, 2018 04:41 p.m.

With the expected withdrawal of a lawsuit over a controversial proposal to build a recycling plant at 30 Old Post Road, the owners of the property are now considering new options for the site. On Nov. 13, Old Post Realty representatives met with the Economic Development Commission (EDC) to discuss alternative uses for the property.

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Attendance was heavy at a meeting to discuss the proposal to sell for $2.2 million the former Morgan School site to Greylock Property Group, which would develop Indian River Landing, a mixed-use development consisting of retail, restaurants, a large-scale grocery or retail store, and townhomes. Photo by Eric O’Connell/Harbor News

Public Appears to Favor Clinton’s Indian River Landing Project

Published Nov. 29, 2018 12:00 p.m.

Proposal Goes to Town Meeting Wednesday, Dec. 5

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Residents will have a chance to weigh in on the sale of the former Morgan School site for the proposed Indian River Landing development on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Image courtesy of the Town of Clinton

Public Asked for Input Ahead of Old Morgan Redevelopment Vote

Published Nov. 20, 2018 01:46 p.m.

Residents of Clinton will get a chance to make their voices heard about the newly unveiled Indian River Landing project at the old Morgan School during a public hearing in Town Hall at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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Empty since summer 2016, the old Morgan School property has a new developer, Greylock Property Group, which hopes to build a mixed-use development its calling Indian River Landing. Photo by Eric O’Connell/Harbor News

Clinton Finds New Buyer for Old Morgan Site

Published Nov. 13, 2018 04:38 p.m.

Clinton, say hello to your potential newest resident: Indian River Landing. The Board of Selectmen (BOS) last week unanimously voted to approve the sale of the old Morgan School property to developer Greylock Property Group for $2.2 million, moving the proposal on to a public vote.

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Photo by Eric O'Connell/Harbor News

BOS Approves $2.2 Million Deal for Clinton’s Old Morgan School

Published Nov. 07, 2018 09:42 a.m.

The Clinton Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to approve the sale of the old Morgan School property to the developer Greylock Property Group for $2.2 million.

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SRR Developer Seeks to Withdraw Suit Against Clinton

Published Nov. 06, 2018 01:15 p.m.

Old Post Realty, the developer behind the proposed Shoreline Rail & Recycling (SRR) facility, has filed a motion to withdraw its appeal of a zoning regulation against the town Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC), potentially ending the legal battle.

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Photo by Abby Roccapriore

In Business: Shoreline Pallet Design

Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Shoreline Pallet Design helps people make their own one-of-a-kind reclaimed wood signs.

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Photo by Stephen Fritzer

In Business: Hair We Are

Published May 10, 2017 09:30 a.m.

After 31 successful years in Madison, Hair We Are has moved to 67 West Main Street, Unit 312 in Clinton.

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Dennis Irmscher Photo courtesy of Dennis Irmscher

In Business: Dennis Irmscher Agency

Published May 10, 2017 09:30 a.m.

Dennis Irmscher has opened a new Farmers Insurance agency in Clinton, offering coverage for auto, home, life, health, business, motorhome, motorcycle, boat, and more.

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Photo courtesy of Pedro Irizarry

In Business: Shoreline Alterations and Tailoring

Published Jan. 19, 2017 12:01 a.m.

Shoreline Alterations and Tailoring has opened its doors in Clinton’s town center, offering a full range of sewing, alterations, and tailoring.

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Photo courtesy of Amy Stevens

In Business: Amy’s Active Learning

Published Nov. 03, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Amy’s Active Learning has opened in the center of Clinton to provide children’s hands-on, active learning workshops, and birthday parties that incorporate exercise, yoga, movement games, and creative arts and science activities into one.

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Dr. Stacey C. Michael  Photo by Connie Baglio

Spreading Healthy Smiles Along the Shoreline

Published July 20, 2016 08:45 a.m.

Dr. Stacey Michael has updated the former office of Drs. Kaufman and Shah to open Michael Dental of Clinton. Michael Dental of Clinton provides a full-range of general and cosmetic dental services for the entire family, including routine exams/cleanings, tooth-colored fillings, Invisalign, Zoom whitening, crowns/bridges, implants, dentures, and nightguards.

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