🌱Learn to cook Chinese food at home + New jobs in the area

Hello everybody! I’m back in your inbox on this cold winter morning to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening locally. In today’s briefing you’ll find these stories and more…

  • The jobs are there if you want them!
  • Middlesex County Vets are giving back to Middlesex Community College.
  • Light it up in the kitchen.

But first, today’s weather:

A few showers in the afternoon. Top: 45 Bottom: 34.


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Here are today’s top stories in Essex-Chester-Deep River:

  1. Businesses in the Essex-Chester-Deep River area are looking for new employees, and we’ve rounded up some of the best local jobs listed over the past week. Are you looking for a full-time or part-time job? Here are the latest jobs available in the area, as compiled by Patch and ZipRecruiter. Click on any job title to learn more or to apply. Who is hiring in the Essex-Chester-Deep River area? (Essex-Chester-Deep River Patch)
  2. Retired vets in the area are making a very generous donation to Middlesex Community College’s Vet Tech program. According to a recent press release, “The Middlesex Community College Foundation has received a donation from retired veterinarians Virginia Nunez Olson, DVM, and Robert Olson, DVM. The donation will benefit the college’s veterinary programs through the college’s endowment and scholarships. of studies administered by the MxCC Drs. Nunez and Olson are co-owners of the veterinary practice Pieper which they established in Middletown in 1985.
    “This level of commitment comes from cultivating relationships, underscoring the importance of the community bonds we have built here in Middlesex. We are eternally grateful to open and run our Veterinary Technology program at Pieper Veterinary facilities in Middletown,” said Kimberly Hogan, Acting Chief Executive of Middlesex. “We couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunities Dr. Nunez and Dr. Olson have forged for our college. They are a beacon in our community and our state. The funding will support a new endowed scholarship – the Pieper Olson Veterinary Technology Scholarship – which will be awarded to a student in the Veterinary Technology program at Middlesex Community College.To apply for the scholarship, eligible students must maintain the minimum GPA for the programme, with a preference for a first generation student and for the beneficiary to have veterinary experience re previous and personal knowledge of the veterinary profession. For more information on Middlesex Community College’s veterinary technology programs, please visit mxcc.edu/catalog/academics/veterinary-technology. (Press Release Office)
  3. Looking to expand your culinary repertoire? Look no further than Essex Library. According to a recent Facebook post on the library’s page, “”Cookbook discussion and Chinese style cooking demonstration at home with Maggie Zhu will take place on Thursday, February 2 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Registration required. Zoom registration link: https://darienlibrary.zoom.us/… ” Looking forward to seeing you in the kitchen! (Essex Library via Facebook)

Today in Essex-Chester-Deep River:

  • Nintendo Switch Game Night! Ages High School – 30 (5:30 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Deep River Housing Authority: “Happy 68th anniversary to these two cuties!!!! John and Myrtle Mislick celebrated 68 years of marriage, Sunday, January 15. ❤️” (Deep River Housing Authority via Facebook)
  • Essex Fire Engine Co. #1: “Chester Hose Company Inc., Stratham Fire Department” (Essex Fire Engine Co. #1 via Facebook)
  • Essex Library: “Take your child to the library The week ends with an INCREDIBLE event! Lego competition (gr. 2-6), February 4, 2-4 p.m. Show your talents! Bring your own Lego or use ours! Judged by a jury of SURPRISE community volunteers.(Essex Library via Facebook)
  • Tri-City Youth Services Bureau: “…and demanded by those who stand with the oppressed. Reference: Extract from his letter from Birmingham Jail, August 1963, published in The Atlantic Monthly #MLKDay2023 #unitedagainsthate #CT #youthservices #diversity #equity #inc …” (Tri-Town Youth Services Bureau via Facebook)
  • City of Essex – Government: “Blood drive, Friday, January 20! (City of Essex – Government via Facebook)

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Alright, you’re all caught up for today! I’ll join you early tomorrow morning with your next update.

Because of Garity

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; karena.garrity@patch.com.

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