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What is Zip06?

Zip06 is the digital news division of Shore Publishing covering the towns along the CT shoreline between New Haven and the Connecticut River. It is a community news platform that aims to not only provide up to the minute local news and information but also provides a platform for community engagement where registered users can share opinions, photos and information with their neighbors. Join in the conversation!

Are you connected to my weekly newspaper: the East Haven Courier, the North Haven Courier, The Sound, The Source, Harbor News, or the Valley Courier?

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Do you publish the Shore Line Times?

No. The Shore Line Times is published by the New Haven Register. You can contact them at 203-789-5200.

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Not yet! We're still working on making this happen. For now, if you want something to appear both online and in print you should submit to the website and also email news@shorepublishing.com

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'News From You' is exactly what it sounds like: It's news from you!

This is the special place on Zip06 where all of the news submitted by members of the community winds up. Do you have an article you want to publish? Are you getting married? Did your child make the honor roll? Those are all examples of news from you!

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Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, 12 p.m.

Origami Blossom Hearts for That Special Someone

Education/Lectures

Spectrum Gallery
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT

Material fee: $2. Registration required.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 7 p.m.

Divorce and Separation Support Group

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center
96 Fair St, Guilford, CT

Join us for a mutual support group whose members are adult women experiencing the trauma of divorce or separation. These groups provide an opportunity for participants to understand their relationships past and present and work through feelings of grief, loss, rejection, guilt and other emotions related to their experience. Participants gain a sense of their own identity, autonomy and enjoy the fellowship of others. The groups meets every Monday evening from 7-8:30 pm. There is no cost but registration is required. For more information www.womenandfamilylife.org

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 7 p.m.

'Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffmann'

Education/Lectures

Guilford Free Library
67 Park St., Guilford, CT

Free opera talk with Paul Berry. Registration required.

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 3 p.m.

Discussion: Shakespeare's The Tempest

Education/Lectures

Hagaman Memorial Library
227 Main St., East Haven, CT

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 7 p.m.

Presentation on Chinese Culture

Education/Lectures

North Haven Memorial Library
17 Elm St., North Haven, CT

Free

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 4 p.m.

'Animal Embassy - Amazing Adaptations'

Education/Lectures

Guilford Free Library
67 Park St., Guilford, CT

Free. For ages four and older. Reservations required.

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 6 p.m.

Community Conversation on Racial Justice

Education/Lectures

Essex Library
33 West Ave., Essex, CT

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

Forum: 'Exploring Mental Wellness in an Age of Stress and Anxiety'

Education/Lectures

Westbrook High School
156 McVeagh Rd., Westbrook, CT

Free

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 12 p.m.

Divorce and Separation Support Group

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center
96 Fair St, Guilford, CT

Join us for a mutual support group whose members are adult women experiencing the trauma of divorce or separation. These groups provide an opportunity for participants to understand their relationships past and present and work through feelings of grief, loss, rejection, guilt and other emotions related to their experience. Participants gain a sense of their own identity, autonomy and enjoy the fellowship of others. The groups meets every Thursday afternoon from noon - 1:30 pm. There is no cost but registration is required. For more information www.womenandfamilylife.org

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 7 p.m.

'Better Diction'

Education/Lectures

Scranton Memorial Library
801 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Free. Registration required.

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 10 a.m.

Mother-Infant Breastfeeding Support Group

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center
96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT

This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, 9 a.m.

Baby & Me (newborn to 18 months) and Waddlers & Toddlers (18 months to 4 years old)

Education/Lectures

Women and Family Life Center
96 Fair St, Guilford, CT

Baby & Me, for parents and caregivers of babies, newborn up to 18 months meets Friday mornings at 9:15. Waddlers & Toddlers, for parents and caregivers of children ages 18 months to 4 years old, meets Friday mornings at 10:00. Adults enjoy socially connecting with others while participating in developmentally-appropriate arts-based activities with their young ones. Music, movement, crafts and more! Class taught by educator Pam Welch. The cost is $96 for eight class sessions. New families can try a class for $15. Classes meet on the following dates: Jan 30; Feb 6, 20, 27; Mar 6, 13, 20 & 27. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the Family Programs section of our website. www.womenandfamilylife.org

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, 2 p.m.

They Called Me Lizzy. from Slavery to the White House

Education/Lectures

Blackstone Memorial Library
758 Main St., Branford, CT

Free.

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, 3 p.m.

House of Cards Producer David Coles

Education/Lectures

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
55 E. Kings Hwy., Chester, CT

Free. No reservations necessary.

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