Saturday, January 28, 2023

Westbrook In Business

Lee Co. Gifts Employees with Local Restaurant Gift Cards

Published March 27, 2020 04:06 p.m.

Employees of The Lee Company, headquartered in Westbrook, each received a surprise with their March 26 weekly paycheck: a $50 gift card to a local restaurant.

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From left are Coastal Concepts’ flooring installer Vincent Basilicato, owners Travis and Bryce Brestelli, and sales and installation manager Adam Brestelli. 

Photo by Take AIM Photography

In Business: Coastal Concepts

Published Dec. 26, 2019 12:01 a.m.

From its new location on the Boston Post Road, Coastal Concepts offers sales and installation of residential and commercial custom window treatments and quality flooring products.

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Business in Brief

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

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Lamont Meets with Westbrook Contingent

Published April 16, 2019 04:30 p.m.

As part of his effort to meet with leaders of all 169 Connecticut towns, Governor Ned Lamont met with Westbrook First Selectman Noel Bishop on April 2.

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Farmers’ Market Coming to Westbrook

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

Westbrook is about to have its own farmers’ market, thanks to the efforts of local farmer Bonnie Hall. The farmers’ market will open on May 24, the Friday before Memorial Day weekend. It will take place on the lawn in front of the Teresa Mulvey Municipal Building from 4 to 7 p.m.

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Andy Teran of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Old Saybrook and his rescue dog Tucker present a $550 check to Valley Shore Animal Welfare League Shelter Manager Catie Moore. 

Photo courtesy of Lisa Martin

Coldwell Banker Supports Valley Shore Animal Welfare League

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

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Old Saybrook recently donated $550 from the Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation to the Valley Shore Animal Welfare League (VSAWL), 647 Horse Hill Road, Westbrook.

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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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Town voters will be asked if the town should accept $65,161.53 of $134,918 owed in back taxes on the 88 Pond Meadow parcel. The settlement figure represents the amount of taxes that have accrued under the current owner, who purchased the environmentally contaminated Turnpike Auto Wreckers site in the mid-200s. Photo by Aviva Luria/Harbor News

Westbrook May Reach Resolution on Former Auto Wrecker Site

Published Feb. 26, 2019 01:10 p.m.

In a surprise development on an issue that has plagued Westbrook for nearly three decades, the owner of a contaminated site has made an offer to pay a portion of back taxes to the town and the Board of Selectmen (BOS) has accepted.

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What Restaurant Inspections Do—and Do Not—Mean

Published Feb. 12, 2019 11:57 a.m.

Sonia Marino is concerned that restaurant inspections are not well understood.

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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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Skate Rink Opening at Westbrook Outlets

Published Dec. 14, 2018 03:57 p.m.

The Westbrook Outlets ice skating rink, Skate Westbrook, will quietly open on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m., without fanfare or celebration.

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Valley Shore Y Nets Eversource Approval for Solar Panels

Published Dec. 12, 2018 08:15 a.m.

Valley Shore YMCA in Westbrook may soon drastically cut its electricity bills, possibly as early as mid-summer 2019.

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Lee Company Set to Expand in Westbrook

Published Dec. 04, 2018 12:24 p.m.

Business is booming for the Lee Company’s industrial microhydraulics group, so much so that it is expanding its Westbrook Pequot Park Road site by approximately 100,000 square feet.

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Lace Up: Westbrook Rink to Open Before Christmas

Published Nov. 27, 2018 02:16 p.m.

Westbrook Outlets on Flat Rock Place may have a skating rink by Christmas. The center is planning on opening a 1,600 square foot rink in December in a vacated space across from H&M.

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Tea Kettle Gourmet Café. Photo courtesy of David Ciastko

In Business: Tea Kettle Gourmet Café

Published Nov. 29, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Tea Kettle Gourmet Café, a modern-style café and coffee/sandwich shop, opened a new location at the Westbrook Outlets.

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Photo courtesy of Lisa Carlson

In Business: Lighthouse Insurance & Risk Management

Published March 01, 2018 12:01 a.m.

Lighthouse Insurance & Risk Management is an independent insurance agent with more than 30 years of experience.

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Photo by Amy Etra Photography

In Business: Essex Wellness Center’s Fitness on the Water at Water’s Edge

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

Essex Wellness Center’s Fitness on the Water at Water’s Edge is a luxury fitness studio and wellness community with a unique variety of Pilates and cardio classes, including Cardio Barre, Barefoot Bands, SURFSET, Rock Star Pound, Pi-Yo Fusion, infrared saunas, and more.

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DFrom left are (top) Dr. Larson, Dr. Adeleke, Dr. Reardon, Dr. Kuhn, and Dr. Naujoks and (bottom) Dr. Hicks, Dr. Geist, and Dr. Fejos. Photo courtesy of Rachel Harrington

In Business: Orthopedic Associates of Middletown

Published Jan. 26, 2017 12:01 a.m.

The Westbrook office of Orthopedic Associates of Middletown (OAM) joins the practice’s orthopedic facilities in Middletown and Marlborough and will be its second providing URGENTOrtho walk-in services

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The Stork & Fashion Exchange owner Cathy White is celebrating 20 years on the shoreline. Photo by Karen Hartt

In Business: The Stork Fashion Exchange

Published June 01, 2016 10:15 a.m.

The Stork & Fashion Exchange is celebrating 20 years on the shoreline. The Stork & Fashion Exchange is a family consignment store offering gently worn clothing for women (including maternity), teens, children, and baby, as well as brand new and consiqned wedding and prom gowns, designer handbags, new jewelry, new Melissa & Doug toys, and like-new baby equipment, nursery furniture, and toys

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