Hello friends! It’s Monday in Essex-Chester-Deep River and I’m back in your inbox to keep you up to date with all the big things happening locally. I wish you all a nice day. Today’s briefing includes news on…
- A VRHS soccer player makes a name for herself.
- Christine Palm is re-elected!
- Inauguration of the ground at the Old New Haven Coliseum.
But first, today’s weather:
Rather sunny and cool. High: 47 Low: 26.
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Here are the top three stories from today in the Essex-Chester-Deep River:
- Valley Regional High School football player Madelyn Riebold is a freshman who has played in midfield this season and has made a name for herself supporting her teammates. According to a recent zip06.com article, “In a short time, Maddie has already become a driving force for Coach Lloyd Warren’s team, dictating the pace and keeping the team focused and competitive. Coach Warren la considers an impressive all-rounder and an important factor in possession control for the Warriors.” She is the driving force behind the team. She plays center of the park, she has great tenacity, she has good ball skills, and I can trust her to be a driving force for the team and give us that push when we need it. … If we can win the midfield we can win a lot of games and I think she will give us the chance to do that. [said Warren.] “I think my favorite thing about midfield is that I like who I play with,” Maddie [said]. “I feel like I have the most action on the pitch. I like to play it wide and receive it back and play it forward. I like to tackle, I like everything. It got me always a lot of fun.” Good luck Maddie in future seasons! (Zip06.com)
- State Rep. Christine Palm (D-36) wrote an open letter in the CT Examiner to residents of Chester, Deep River, Essex and Haddam following her victory. The letter said in part: “In my gratitude for being re-elected, I want to make a few observations. To everyone who came out to vote — you are democracy in action. something – or someone – you love is gone before you realize the importance of making your voice heard. If you are not registered to vote, please do so – we have municipal elections in 2023 and the presidential election in 2024. To the poll clerks and poll clerks of both parties who have checked and double checked every vote – thank you for your integrity and for maintaining our electoral system. I know you have worked long, exhausting hours and you deserve our deepest gratitude. To the volunteers and campaign staff – aged 16 to 80 – you are the embodiment of democracy, hard work, courage and hope. I cannot thank you enough. Whether you started door-to-door in June or stepped in to help during Get Out the Vote weekend — your every move has helped validate our electoral system for fairness and legality. of the stem. To those who voted for me – thank you for voting hopefully for something, instead of fearfully voting against something. Your belief in science, reason, free speech, community responsibility, environmental protection, human dignity, and the United States Constitution is all that will heal our nation.” Congratulations Christine on your re-election (CT Examiner)
- According to the New Haven Independent, a groundbreaking Thursday marked the start of construction of a bustling mini-city on the burial grounds of the former New Haven Coliseum. ten.” This is the name of a long-awaited constellation of apartments, storefronts, offices, public open spaces and biomedical spaces where The Coliseum rock and hockey arena and convention center exploded on January 20, 2007 on the 3.5 acre block bordered by Orange Street, George Street, State Street and MLK Boulevard. Developer Spinnaker Real Estate Partners has managed to secure $76 million in ‘Phase 1A’ funding before a declining economy can make it more difficult to start construction projects. Spinnaker CEO Clay Fowler said he expects to complete this first mini-phase within 18 months. (Click here for more details.)” (New Haven Independent)
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Today in Essex-Chester-Deep River:
- Fall Clothing Drive CES PTO FUNDRAISER November 14-21! (8:00 a.m.)
From my notebook:
- Essex Chamber of Commerce: “GNO! Girls Night Out Wednesday at the Griswold Inn Wine Bar in Essex. Join us for an evening of drinks, discounts and dinner! Meet the E-list team at the Wine Bar between 5-6.30pm to collect your sticker to qualify for discounts.” (Essex Chamber of Commerce via Facebook)
- Tri-City Youth Services Bureau: “Simply being there for someone can sometimes bring hope when everything seems hopeless.” – Dave G. Llewelyn A little sign left on my desk (Faith) after a band.” (Tri-Town Youth Services Bureau via Facebook)
- Essex Library: “Ready…ready…cook! The holiday season is right around the corner, and with it comes parties, family dinners and lots and lots of cooking. Pick up some cookbooks to inspire you at home. Essex Library and find something to please everyone.” (Essex Library via Facebook)
- Deep River Parks and Recreation: “High school recreational basketball needs players! Help us keep this league going! Sign up today for all levels, K-12! Deepriverct.us on the P&R page!” (Deep River Parks & Rec via Facebook)
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Alright, you’re all caught up for today! I’ll be back in your inbox tomorrow with your next update.
— Karena Garry
About me: I am originally from Connecticut and currently reside in the Tri-Town community of Chester, Deep River and Essex. I’ve been a community journalist for most of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; [email protected].
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