Chester + CT’s Ice Cream Journey has a new high stakes bingo hall

welcome all. You’re back with your new copy of the Essex-Chester-Deep River Daily. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city these days.


First, today’s weather:

Moisten with sun and clouds. High: 85 Low: 70.


Here are the three most important decks today in the Essex-Chester-Deep River:

  1. If you are a beer lover you can have a “flight” of beer to try. If you are a wine lover, you can have a “flight” of wine as desired. So it makes sense that if you are a fan of ice cream you can have a “flight” with different flavors of ice cream to taste. Now you can, at Honeycones Craft Ice Cream in downtown Chester. “The Journey” Six spoons of different flavors! What a wonderful idea! (Chester’s Sunday Market via Facebook)
  2. The Lacrosse Girl Warriors had an impressive season with 14 wins that saw them qualify for the Class S State Championship for the first time in four years. aAccording to the Zip06 article, “Coach Randy Nitsch said this year’s team was able to connect together and use his experience to play as a cohesive unit. Netsch added that the Warriors have benefited from strength in every position this season.” Congratulations girls, great job! (Zip06)
  3. Foxwoods Resort Casino has opened a 2,200 seat high stakes bingo hall, According to The Hartford Business-Journal. The unveiling of the bingo hall is part of the casino’s 30th anniversary celebration. The new 30,000 square foot bingo hall offers high stakes bingo games and expanded prize pools. The new bingo hall follows several other expansions at the casino, including a new VIP Canopy Players lounge and new dining options, The Hartford Business-Journal reports. (patch)

From my notebook:

  • Chester CT Historical Society: “Remember the Striped House Mud Pie? Recipe is in our new restaurant gallery, along with our Mud Pie T-shirt. The museum is open Saturdays 1-4pm and Sundays 10am-4pm” (Chester CT Historical Society via Facebook)
  • Tri Town Youth Services Office: “We really love our community and our partnerships! Thank you to @shellbeestudio for providing this signature workshop by Coach Abby with proceeds going to the Anti-Racism Fund that supports education and community learning.” (Tri-Town Youth Services office via Facebook)
  • Deep River Public Library: “Let’s meet some of our animal friends when he visits Bushy Hill!” (Deep River Public Library via Facebook)
  • Everton Library Association: “Join us Tuesday, July 19th at 3:30 for a Rain or Shiny Party with CT DEEP!” (Evoryton Library Association via Facebook)
  • Essex library: “Recently widowed seniors face higher poverty rates, greater housing burdens, as well as other financial challenges. Use the CFPB to take control of your finances after the death of a spouse.” (Essex Library via Facebook)

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Karina Garrity

About me: I am a Connecticut native, and currently reside in the Tri-Town community in Chester, Deep River, and Essex. I’ve been a community reporter for the better part of the past 20 years. I love my small town community and am honored to be a part of Patch.com. You can reach me at; [email protected]

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