Corey Sipe

Freelance Journalist with Reporting and Photography Experience

United States

Corey has over 15 years of writing experience reporting for Pictorial Gazette, Main Street News, Villager Newspapers, The Resident, Montville Times, and Shore View along with Patch, Triond, Yahoo, and Contently on a number of topics including community news, town and state politics, business, education, and features. He is a a freelancer for Reminder Newspapers. He gained extensive public safety knowledge through the Old Saybrook Police Department Citizen Police Academy and the MPTN Police Department's Multi-Assault Counter-Terrorism Action Capabilities class. He was editor-in-chief, graphic designer, writer, and photographer of the MGM Grand at Foxwoods Dream Rewards newsletter.


Gun Control

Gun Control Law Leads to Litigation

The recently passed gun control measures are leading to litigation against the State of Connecticut. Disabled Americans for Firearms Rights, DAFR, a c

Public Safety


Celebrating Earth Day at Hammonasset

Earth Day was officially Tuesday, April 22 this year but the festivities are not over on Connecticut's beautiful shoreline. A variety of events will

Adventures Abound at Chatfield

I wanted to go somewhere different on a warm day so I went up to the Chatfield Hollow State Park in Killingworth. Swamp Walk While I've walked on plen

Investigating Connecticut Park Fees

Imagine three families going to a Connecticut State Beach this summer on a hot weekend paying different amounts, including zero, depending on the beac

Shantok Playground Now Under Surveillance

Two new signs greet visitors to the Shantok Village of Uncas playground in Uncasville informing them that the area is now under video surveillance. Th

Town Landmarks Greet Mini Golfers

The newly opened Saybrook Point Miniature Golf, nestled between Dock & Dine Restaurant, Saybrook Point Inn & Spa, and Fort Saybrook Monument Park, has


Connecticut Rest Areas and Service Plazas

Time for Connecticut-Run Keno

Just recently, I went to Alley Katz Bowling Alley in Westerly, Rhode Island. Keno is quite prevalent over there with many bars, restaurants, convenien

CT Keno Part 2: Keno's Effect on Children

While legislators and a representative of the problem gambling group argue that legalizing keno would be harmful to children, the chairman of the Conn

Rest Stop Tenants Should Stay Open

Imagine a food or retail business closed Friday at 4:30 p.m. You read that right. I personally observed this on Feb. 28, 2014 at the Interstate 95 Nor

Business Articles

Sweet Frog Hops in to Montville Commons

The wait for delicious and healthy frozen yogurt at the Montville Commons Shopping Center will soon be over thanks to Sweet Frog. The new frozen yogur

Delays Plague I-395 Service Plazas

The rescheduled reopening of the Plainfield Service Plazas and late start of construction of the Montville Service Plaza add to the delays experienced


Astronomy and photography combine in picturesque hobby

By Corey Sipe - ReminderNewsColchester - posted Mon., Dec. 2, 2013 Despite it being a cloudy night, preventing the observation of stars through a telescope, about 20 people came to hear amateur astronomer Alan Chaniewski speak at the Cragin Memorial Library in Colchester on Nov. 21.

Seasonal Features

Apple Festival continues local tradition in Salem

By Corey Sipe - ReminderNewsSalem - posted Tue., Oct. 29, 2013 It wouldn't be fall in southeastern Connecticut without the Congregational Church of Salem's Apple Festival, where the sweet aromas of baked goods attract hungry people from throughout New England.