Giving children the chance to be with others who are just like them is a vital part of the Cove’s on-site programs.
The new $12.15 million Branford Community House is just about done and soon will become the renewed everyday home for town recreation and elderly service programs.
GUILFORD — Dee Lock remembers the terror of living in a mentally abusive marriage. She remembers the fear of not being able to escape and worry that she would never make a new life for herself.
GUILFORD — Join a star-studded lineup of international musicians, including award-winning Israeli violinist Carmit Zori; Bulgarian pianist Anna Petrova, semifinalist in the prestigious Queen Elizabeth competition; and the celebrated violist Molly Carr, among others, for an evening of chamber…
MADISON — You may find that perfect painting to go on that bare wall, or perhaps that cunning tapestry bag or cool beaded earrings you have your eye on. Maybe that unique piece of pottery is destined for a place in your living room.
Kristin and Michael Song sued Daniel Markle and his private investigation company for not storing his weapons safely after their son, Ethan, fatally shot himself.
OLD SAYBROOK — Pumpkin and apple bread, raspberry muffins and scones are tucked into Jill Cunniffe’s Manhattan freezer to enjoy on a daily basis.
BRANFORD — At the 2019 Women of Excellence Awards at The Woodwinds hosted by the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce, Branford High School guidance counselor Marian Montano, joined by her five grandchildren, shared the secret to a career that has had her counseling over 15,000 students.
Motley helped write briefs in the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education in 1954; successfully won enrollment for the nine black high school students known as the “Little Rock Nine” at racially segregated Central High in Little Rock, Ark. in 1957.
High school students in Connecticut are asked to write an essay about volunteering is important to them for this essay contest, with prizes given out in November.
SHORELINE — Educating local youth about the dangers of vaping was the focus of a recent panel discussion with legislators, educators, physicians and local officials Sept. 25 at the Nathanael B. Community Center.
MADISON — Eager patrons start arriving before the 6 a.m. opening of the Madison Coffee House. By 8 a.m., a queue has formed at the counter, tables are filling up and it’s business as usual for Madison’s newest coffee shop.
BRANFORD — They turned out, roughly 250 Creekers and Islanders, on the shore at Stony Creek’s Madeira Park, as part of a flotilla of boats bobbing on the sparkling waters of the Sound. They stood, as gulls swooped and cawed, on the opposite side of Thimble Islands Road, by the post office, a…
BRANFORD — Every autumn the Connecticut Hospice community of patient families, friends, and caregivers gather at a private, outdoor annual memorial service to celebrate and remember loved ones who passed away during the previous year.
GUILFORD — Were New England’s English colonists religious, short people who dressed only in black and white clothes and died in their 40s? Why do we say ‘sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite’ when people go to bed?
GUILFORD — In their ongoing effort to make positive connections with the public, the Guilford Police Department will be hosting Coffee with a Cop.
Historically, Connecticut’s fall foliage season begins in late September and extends through early November along the shoreline. The 2017 and 2018 fall foliage were delayed because of warm Septembers and Octobers.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reminding motorists to be watchful of increased deer and moose activity along roadways, especially during early morning and evening hours. September through October is the peak of the breeding season for deer and moose.
As a kid growing up in the Morris Cove section of New Haven I never had a “Fall Festival” that I got to attend every September or October, the apple cider flowing, rickety rides assembled in record time, prizes to be won for that girl you liked, only to realize upon getting home it was not o…
Bryan Pellegrini, a sergeant with the Clinton Police Department was named the International Association of Financial Crime Investigator’s 2019 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. State Rep. Jesse MacLachlan, R-35, presents Sgt. Pellegrini with a legislative citation to honor his achievement…
CLINTON — Kidz Konnection Shoreline Theater Academy will present :These Shining Lives,” a play by Melanie Marnich, Sept. 27-28 as a BYO fundraiser, to raise money to renovate and restore the second level of the historic, 1801 Academy Building on the grounds of the First Church of Christ, Clinton.
Cooking with fresh ingredients and eating a more healthful diet makes people healthier and happier, organizers say, which benefits an entire community.
If Carrie Bradshaw’s stilettos snapped off while shopping on the shoreline, or if Dorothy lost a few rubies from her Ruby Slippers while dancing down the yellow line of Boston Post Road, there are only two local places for repairs – one in Branford Center and the other in North Branford Center.
SHORELINE — The second human case of eastern equine encephalitis virus in Connecticut was reported this week following warnings by public health officials for residents to take precautions after mosquitoes trapped along the Shoreline tested positive for virus.
A designer has released a series of sweatshirts that look like they were shot full of bullets in Sandy Hook, Columbine and other school shooting scenes.
This is the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Connecticut this year and the second ever reported in the state.
U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-3, and state and city health officials say youth is especially targeted by e-cigarette companies. Six people have died and 450 fallen ill nationally as of Sept. 6
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday it would stop collecting some wage data broken down by sex and race from larger employers.
The couple seeks to establish a “Mickey’s Fight Foundation,” to change laws and eventually have enough money in it to open a wellness center offering integrative medicine through a doctor. They dream of buying a condo near the center to let families stay there for free.
HARTFORD — A state man was sentenced to six months in prison for stealing benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, according to federal authorities.
Anyone who knows me and is willing to admit it, which severely narrows the field, knows that I always have a field day with my grandchildren. But I recently had a real one at my granddaughter’s elementary school, where I was a volunteer for — what are the odds? — Field Day.
OLD SAYBROOK — Four people were arrested after they allegedly stole cars and fled from officers overnight Sunday, according to police.
GUILFORD — Kindness rocks have been found all along the Shoreline in recent years. From town greens to the beaches, these hand-decorated stones with special messages have been an inspiration to many.