Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 03:27 a.m.

Westbrook Field Hockey Grabs a Win; Soccer Squads Each Drop a Pair

Field HockeyThe Westbrook-Old Lyme field hockey squad played three games as part of last week's action. The Knights went 1-2 in their slate of three games. With these...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

Kinser Helps the Huskies Start Strong

Steve Kinser and the Morgan boys’ soccer team are off to one of their best starts in recent memory this year. Steve, a junior, is proving a major contributor to the Huskies’ success...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Lourdes Rojas: Changing the Mood Through Helping Others

Earlier this summer Clinton started a new program aimed at helping seniors’ citizens with easy tasks around the house by utilizing volunteers. One of the first volunteers to sign up was...

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Local News • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08:15 a.m.

Westbrook Seeks Public Input for COVID Funds

To get feedback on how the town should spend the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Westbrook will hold a pubic meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. The meeting will be in...

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Local News • Published Sep. 21, 2021 01:42 p.m.

Westbrook’s Next Leader: Bialicki or Hall

With election day in fast approaching Westbrook voters are beginning to turn their attention to the municipal races. That race is highlighted by the contest between Republican John Hall III and...

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Local News • Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Brody Is a Bunch of Love

This plushy gray guy has a few white wisps on his chest. Brody is a little shy but once he gets to know his people, he likes to be petted and enjoys the company of other kitties.Brody is...

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Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Care, Tenacity, and Love

Working on John Hall’s farm is an experience to which I attribute much of my growth as a young person. The farm was my first job, and at 15, John and Bonnie took me under their wings and...

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Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Continuity of Experience

I encourage your readers to join me in re-electing Joan Angelini as Westbrook town clerk. The town clerk provides a wide range of essential administrative and operational services for residents...

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Letters • Published Sep. 22, 2021 08 a.m.

Integrity, Honesty, and Dedication

I’m writing today to support the incumbent candidate, Joan Angelini, for the office of Westbrook town clerk. Joan is the only qualified candidate as she has 15 years of experience in...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2021 02:02 a.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Soccer Earns First Win; Field Hockey Takes Two Defeats

Girls’ SoccerThe Westbrook girls’ soccer team played two games last week and came away with a split of the pair. With these results, the Knights’...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2021 01:58 a.m.

Old Saybrook Field Hockey Winning in New Ways

The Old Saybrook field hockey squad made some big strides as a program last year, and in 2021, the team looks as potent as ever. The Rams added three wins to their tally last week and moved to a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

Belcourt Guiding the Knights as a Junior

Delaney Belcourt is a multi-sport athlete at Westbrook High School, but if you ask the junior what her favorite sport is, she would undoubtedly say field hockey.Delaney has been playing for ...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08:30 a.m.

David Bautz: Taking an Active Role in Preserving History

Much as an engineer is always trying to learn processes to better understand why things happen, so too does a historian try to study the past to understand the present. As an engineer and a member ...

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Local News • Published Sep. 14, 2021 02:48 p.m.

COB Forum Offers Voters a Chance to Meet Westbrook BOS Candidates

Westbrook voters can learn more about the 2021 Board of Selectmen candidates at the Westbrook Council of Beaches (COB) Candidates Forum live from the Oxford Academy at 1392 Boston Post Road on...

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Local News • Published Sep. 16, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Licorice Is Sweet as Candy

This guy is a little shy, but once people get to know him, they realize what a sweetheart he is! Licorice is a handsome fellow with short black fur who loves to be petted and who is very gentle...

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Local News • Published Sep. 15, 2021 07 a.m.

A Big Years for the Westbrook Garden Club

The Westbrook Garden Club set a record in the 11th annual Fall Mum Sale this year, with more than 549 plants pre-ordered. Here, club member Patty Hubbard readies a mum for delivery during the Sept....

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Letters • Published Sep. 15, 2021 08 a.m.

A Strong Advocate

I am very excited to be running this year for Westbrook’s town clerk. As someone who has been very active in the regional community, I felt it was only a matter of time before running for...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:26 p.m.

No. 8 Seed Angels Claim Deep River Horseshoe League Crown

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) crowned a new champion after the conclusion of the playoffs. The Angles shocked the league by taking the title as the No. 8 seed in the bracket. The Angels...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 02:55 a.m.

Westbrook-Old Lyme Field Hockey Wins Season Opener; Boys’ Soccer Gains a Split

Field HockeyThe Westbrook-Old Lyme field hockey squad began its first year as a co-operative club with a resounding victory last week. The Knights hosted Norwich Free...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 01:12 a.m.

Morgan Boys’ Soccer Opens Season at 2-0

The Morgan boys’ soccer team is off to a hot start to begin the 2021 season. The Huskies opened their campaign with a pair of games against Old Lyme and Norwich Free Academy (NFA), and...

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Letters • Published Sep. 08, 2021 08 a.m.

Gets Things Done

I am writing as a longtime Westbrook resident to give my support for Joan Angelini as our town clerk.During these challenging times, we need town officials with experience, talent, and the...

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Person of the Week • Published Sep. 08, 2021 08:30 a.m.

‘No Typical Day’ for Tranquilli

Everyone knows the last year and a half have been a trying time, especially for children in school. Luckily for kids in The Morgan School, social worker Maureen Tranquilli, Clinton Public...

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Local News • Published Sep. 07, 2021 04 p.m.

Westbrook to Commemorate 9/11 with Ceremony

To recognize the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the Town of Westbrook will hold a memorial event at 6:30 p.m. on the Town Green on Saturday, Sept. 11.First...

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Local News • Published Sep. 08, 2021 08:30 a.m.

Congratulations to the Beacon Awards Class of 2021

Selfless. Caring. Compassionate. Giving. Loving.These are just some of the words that appeared over and over again as nominations for the 2021 Beacon Awards poured in over the last three...

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Local News • Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Give a Fig About Newton

It’s a really good thing that cats can’t talk, because this fellow would have some stories to tell. Newton may look a little tough on the outside, but inside he is as sweet as can be!...

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