Welcome back, Essex Chester Deep River! Today I’m in your mailbox to tell you everything you need to know about what’s going on in town. Because community information is power! Today we have these stories and more…
- Senator Norm Needleman Wins Next Term! Congrats!
- Want to know what’s in and what’s out?
- Do you have little actors and actresses?
But first of all, today’s weather.
Clear weather. High: 63 Low: 50.
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Today’s Essex Chester Deep River top news:
- State Senator Noam Needleman (D-Essex) thanked his supporters Tuesday night after winning a third term in the state Senate’s 33rd Senate District. According to a press release, “Senator Needleman, who won his first election in 2018, thanked and remained grateful for the continued support from voters in 12 towns.” Senator Needleman said: said to I am proud of my community, I am grateful to everyone who exercised their rights and voted in this election, and I will take care of them all in my work on the Capitol. Work will follow soon, and I am ready to take on any challenge to support us all. In Senator Needleman’s first two terms, she served as Senate Speaker on the Energy & Technology Committee, pushing for the best outcomes for residents and taxpayers. In addition, Senator Needleman serves as Vice-Chairman of the Planning and Development Committee and a member of Finance, Revenue. Senator Needleman, who announced his candidacy last winter, was in Colchester, Chester, Clinton, Deep River, East Hadham, East Hampton, Essex, Haddam, Lyme, Old Saybrook, Portland and Westbrook. The Senator founded and operates Tower Laboratories, a manufacturing company in Centrebrook, and is currently serving his sixth term as First Choice Officer for the Province of Essex. (Senator Norm Needleman)
- Sustainable Deep River, Essex and Chester are co-hosting a free community recycling workshop, ‘What’s IN & What’s OUT’, on December 6th at 6:30pm at Deep River Town Hall. His Sherill Baldwin from CT Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) discusses “blue-bin” materials, CT’s Universal Recycling List, and more. During this interactive workshop, attendees will get answers to recycling questions such as: And are all these plastic bottles actually recycled?” We also discuss the benefits of recycling and the costs of not managing the waste stream. Deep River was recently awarded an SMM grant to pilot a food scrap waste reduction initiative. Pilots are expected to begin this winter. (sustainable deep river)
- According to a recent press release, “Goodspeed Musical is holding local auditions in Connecticut for the 2023 Goodspeed season starting Saturday, December 3rd at 10am in East Haddam. We are looking for non-union boys and girls ages 8-12, under 4’10” for the Spring Musicals, Gypsyan impartial adult actor for all shows during the season. All auditions are reserved. You can start booking immediately. Call us at extension 860.873.8664. Schedule an appointment at 721, Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm.children auditioning Gypsy Adult candidates must be able to attend 4 weeks of rehearsals from March 28, 2023 to June 25, 2023 and up to 9 weeks of performances by March 28, 2023 (first rehearsal Gypsy) and December 31, 2023 ( dream girl). Interested local performers should bring their resume, photos and sheet music for 32-bar up-tempo songs and ballads. The music should be easy to read and in a good key (do not use lead sheets). Accompanied by an accompanist. (Good Speed Musical)
- According to the Hartford Courant, “Connecticut residents voted Tuesday in favor of introducing in-person early voting into the state, which is a move to expand access to ballots. It marked a historic victory for its supporters in a year-long struggle and set the stage for lawmakers to modernize their electoral system, which lags behind much of the country.” (Hartford) ·Coolant)
Essex Chester Deep River Today:
- Gateaux: The Surprising Simplicity of French Cakes by Alexandra Clapanzano (7:00 PM)
From my notes:
- Essex Library: “We are excited to announce an addition to the November calendar by Eastern Connecticut Ballet! Tuesday, November 29 at 4:15 Join Eastern Connecticut Ballet dancers in the library to dance a selection from The Nutcr story …” (Library via Essex Facebook)
- Essex Library: “Get a good book this November! Browse displays, shelves and special collections for cozy fall reading, or ask desk staff for recommendations and find the perfect book.” 🍂” (Essex Library via Facebook)
- Essex Library: “Mark your calendars for Sustainable Essex’s annual holiday toy exchange on November 12th from 9am to 2pm right in front of Essex Elementary School. exchange good toys, games and books.” (Essex Library via Facebook)
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