GUILFORD—A barn fire on Little Meadow Road in Guilford killed several chickens but did not harm any humans Friday night, Fire Chief Charles Herrschaft said.
The plan will be presented to students at town hall forums, to the Board of Trustees’ Financial Affairs Committee and the full board for a vote next week.
BRANFORD — To benefit the Community Dining Room and Connecticut Hospice, Fabrique, Ltd., an internationally recognized, local supplier of stylish business cases for women, will host a designer bag sample sale at the Fabrique Warehouse on 48 North Branford Road on Saturday, Dec. 14.
Beacon’s attorney, Timothy Hollister, would not say whether the approval spelled out in an 8-page, legalese-packed resolution would keep the matter from going back to court, saying he wasn’t yet sure what the commission had done.
Given Robert Rabine’s culinary reputation, it’s initially hard to fathom the inclusion of the classic Fishwich on the all-day menu at Carlson’s Landing, the upscale waterfront restaurant that recently opened in Essex.
Wreaths Across America, an convoy escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders, will return to Old Saybrook around noon Tuesday, Dec. 10, for a private lunch at the Old Saybrook High School, 1111 Boston Post Road, followed by a special ceremony at 1:15 p.m. that is free and open to the public. This …
GUILFORD — Fresh olive oil. It not only makes food taste better, it also reduces cholesterol and blood pressure, and has strong anti-inflammatory properties. Lucky for us, there are rows of golden-hued olive oils on our supermarket shelves, with picturesque labels declaring them extra virgin.
So far, Guilford Meals on Wheels, Branford’s Community Dining Room, Columbus House, The Connecticut Hospice, St. George Parish in Guilford and Wallingford Community Dinners all are slated to serve their clients some blazing fresh doughnuts.
BRANFORD — It’s been confirmed that Santa and Mrs. Claus, joined by Rudolph, will be arriving from the North Pole for a special appearance at Branford’s annual Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on Saturday, Nov. 30.
MADISON — Did you know that Madison was once home to the most generous person of his day — giving the equivalent of $40 million to a charitable organization in the late 1890s?
BRANFORD — Come deck the halls at 188 North Main St. Not only will you find three magical, locally-owned shops in one location, but you’ll also be supporting the Branford Community Foundation, a local non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the quality of life in the Br…
BRANFORD — She may be all grown up now with an impressive corporate resume forged mostly on the Left Coast, but hometown girl Samantha Smith is bringing the hometown feel back to Main Street with her intimate and aptly named Gather Branford Pop-Up Market.
BRANFORD — One in seven Connecticut households struggles to put food on the table. Nearly one child in five under age 18 is hungry or food insecure.
MADISON - The Daniel Hand High School (DHHS) Robotics team took first place at the Vex Robotics Qualifier on Nov. 2, securing a place in the Southern New England Championship competition next year.
The change does not come as a big surprise to Superintendent of Schools Paul Freeman, who said Richard Misenti has been open in discussing his intent to retire for some time.
REGION — Warm The Children, a program which provides new winter clothing and footwear for local children in need, is beginning its 27th year serving CT River Valley and shore communities.
CLINTON — Sitting high upon a knoll, overlooking Long Island Sound, Gull Cottage is a Victorian era cottage that has withstood the test of time and New England weather for the last 140 years.
BRANFORD - For most of this past decade, workout fanatics on the Shoreline have flocked to Lisa Peterson, the charismatic boot camp trainer with a promise to get anyone and everyone into “the best shape of their lives.” As the classes, with members commonly crowding every inch of her bare-bo…
Warm the Children, founded by former Register Citizen publisher Mack Stewart, helps families who can’t provide warm coats and hats for their children
Piping plovers and American oystercatchers, two species nest only on beaches and are considered threatened in Connecticut, did well in fledging the next generation.
“This is the message of the program: Do the right thing,” the rabbi said. “This program celebrates people who are swimming against the current.”
The GOP held on to its majority on the RTM in Tuesday’s election, but Democrats appear to have picked up one seat, pending possible recounts, officials said.
A 2018 survey indicated that about 40 towns across the state lacked codes of ethics. Some say the state should stay out of it, others say all municipalities should have one.
GUILFORD — Raphael Ward Benton was 41-years-old when he enlisted in the Civil War. During the Battle of Antietam, he was wounded in the neck by a Minnie ball.
“I looked down on the water and saw many boats, so many you could walk from boat to boat. There were landing crafts, destroyers. I don’t remember looking at the beaches,” Hart said.
Peggy Lyons’ win over two-term incumbent Republican Thomas Banisch means that, for the first time in more than a decade, a Democrat will serve as Madison’s first selectman.
MADISON — Democrat newcomer Peggy Lyons won the town’s top office in an upset victory over two-term incumbent Republican First Selectman Tom Banisch 3,209 to 2,936 Tuesday, according to unofficial results.
The Democratic Town Council member beat out Republican “Big Steve” Tracey and Independent petition candidate Bonifacio “Oni” Sioson Jr. to replace Mayor Joseph Maturo Jr.
Republicans in North Branford saw overwhelming wins Tuesday, maintaining majorities on the Town Council and Board of Education.
Election day started out rainy and chilly, but that didn’t deter the voters and candidates who showed up at the polls bright and early on this gray day. Send us your photos to email@example.com.
Some have called for creation of a local ethics commission, others for a review of the process under which the town puts projects out to bid, who knows about it and how a decision is made.
A grant from the state Department of Housing will help add upgrades to Concord Meadows in Madison, a complex serving elderly and disabled individuals.
BRANFORD — Al Meadows still remembers the first time he saw fellow Purple Heart recipient Sergio Cano at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. It was summer 2011. Cano, a 22-year-old Army sergeant, was in bad shape.