Wednesday, June 29, 2022

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Person of the Week • Published June 29, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Brian Boyd: Hail and Farewell

I am going to break some time-honored rules about how to write a news story. In fact, I did it with the first word, I. In a news story, as opposed to a column, you never use I. If you have to...

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Local News • Published June 28, 2022 04:58 p.m.

Clinton Encouraging Action Against Knotweed

Invasive plant species are nothing new to garden hobbyists. However, the Japanese knotweed plant is so infamous that citizens and town officials are encouraging others to fight back against the...

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Local News • Published June 28, 2022 02:54 p.m.

Clinton Takes Next Step Toward Town Planner

The Clinton Town Council has unanimously approved a job description for the town planner. The town will post the post and begin searching for applicants once the new fiscal year starts in July....

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 04:53 p.m.

Clinton Huskies’ AAU Teams Earn First Victories

19-U AAU BaseballThe Clinton Huskies 19-U AAU baseball team opened up the 2022 summer season by playing three games during its first week of action. The Huskies came away...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 04:48 p.m.

Westbrook Girls’ Tennis Puts Together Outstanding Campaign

The Westbrook girls’ tennis team accomplished a lot on its way to an outstanding 2022 season that saw Knights make it all the way to the Class S state final. After featuring no seniors on...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 01:08 p.m.

Top Teams Take Defeats in Deep River Horseshoe League

The top three teams in the Deep River Horseshoe League all took 5-1 defeats during Week 8 play at the First Congregational Church on June 16. The Marlins remain in first place with a half-game...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 01:07 p.m.

Old Saybrook’s 4x100 Relay Places 2nd at Nationals

The Old Saybrook girls’ outdoor track team’s 4x100 relay posted a second-place finish when the Rams recently competed among the nation’s elite high school athletes at the New...

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Local News • Published June 24, 2022 06 a.m.

A Farewell from Editor Brian Boyd

Few people get the opportunity to be a part of something as remarkable as the publication you’re reading right now. I’ve had the great privilege of being a part of the Shore...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 22, 2022 12:47 p.m.

Ciarcia Makes Crucial Contributions as a Junior

The challenge of playing in high-pressure matches can either give you nerves or provide you with the type of motivation that you’ve never experienced before. As a member of the Westbrook...

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Person of the Week • Published June 22, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Christina Acampora: A Point Person for Seniors

“My first friend I made in town was actually a senior citizen,” Christina Acampora says with a laugh.That’s a fitting anecdote for Christina who started earlier this...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 03:57 p.m.

Old Saybrook Reigned Atop the Shoreline in Fraser’s First Campaign

Ryan Fraser wasn’t expecting to win a championship in his first season as head coach of the Old Saybrook baseball program. Fraser’s main goal was for the Rams to grow as they...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Clinton Huskies 17-U AAU Baseball Opens Season

The Clinton Huskies 17-U AAU baseball team began the 2022 season by hosting the Madison Tigers for a doubleheader at the Indian River Complex on June 16. The Huskies dropped both sends of the set...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Standings Tightening Up in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Pirates posted their second sweep in a row when they blanked the Dodgers by a 6-0 score during Week 7 play in the Deep River Horseshoe League on June 9. The Pirates moved to within a half-game ...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Brady Competes for Old Saybrook at CIAC Heptathlon

Junior Katelin Brady competed on behalf of the Old Saybrook girls’ outdoor track team at the CIAC Hepathlon last week. The event took place at Willow Brook in New Britain on June 14 and 15....

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Local News • Published June 17, 2022 10:24 a.m.

Lauer is 2022 AAUW Scholarship Award Recipient

Meghan Lauer, a current resident of Clinton, has been selected as a recipient of the AAUW Shoreline Branch 2022 Scholarship. In 2020 she graduated summa cum laude from Central Connecticut ...

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Local News • Published June 16, 2022 03:41 p.m.

The Morgan School Class of 2022

Clinton celebrated the following members of The Morgan School Class of 2022 at commencement on June 13:National Honor Society *Honors #Nayla...

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Local News • Published June 16, 2022 03:41 p.m.

‘We Are Morgan’: Congrats to the Class of 2022

On the sunny evening of June 13, the 136 members of The Morgan School Class of 2022 gathered on the football field behind The Morgan School to celebrate the end of the of their high school career...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 15, 2022 10:47 a.m.

Lane’s Sophomore Performance Helps Old Saybrook Make History

Connor Lane’s goal is to be a well-rounded student-athlete while competing for the Old Saybrook baseball team. A sophomore, Connor took on a key role for the Rams in their storybook season...

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Person of the Week • Published June 15, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Cindy Baklik: A Full Schedule

In 1991, Cindy Baklik went to work at the library in Monroe because it had convenient hours. Thirty years later, she’s still a familiar face at libraries as the adult programmer at the...

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Local News • Published June 14, 2022 02:57 p.m.

International Food Festival Launches in Clinton on July 8

Those looking for a fun and festive local event after July 4 should check out the inaugural International Food and Beer Festival on Friday, July 8 behind Andrews Memorial Town Hall from 4 to 8 p.m....

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Local News • Published June 14, 2022 01:57 p.m.

Library Hosts Inaugural Pride Event in Clinton

In an effort to help members of the LGBTQ community celebrate during pride month the Henry Carter Hull Library is hosting a pride flag making workshop open to all ages on Tuesday, June 21 from 10...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 05:25 p.m.

Action Heating Up in Deep River Horseshoe League

After the rains came and postponed recent play in the Deep River Horseshoe League by a couple of days, Week 6 action took place on the green at the First Congregational Church on June 6. With one-...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 05:21 p.m.

Morgan Golf Records Fourth-Place Performance at States

As the Morgan golf team competed in the Division III State Championship, Head Coach Eric Bergman was looking for the Huskies to improve upon their overall ranking of sixth entering the meet....

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 04:03 p.m.

Old Saybrook Girls’ Lacrosse Loses in Class S Semis; Girls’ 4x100 Relay Takes 2nd at State Open, New Englands

Girls’ LacrosseThe Old Saybrook girls’ lacrosse team saw its sensational 2022 season come to a close with a loss against Lauralton Hall in the semifinals of...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 04:03 p.m.

Westbrook Track Sends Athletes to State Open; Tennis Teams Represented at Individual Invitational

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Westbrook boys’ outdoor track team was represented in three individual events and one relay at the State Open Championship at Willow...

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