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Madison Cops Looking for Burglar

 August 21, 2014

Madison Police are looking for a man who allegedly burglarized a local pizza restaurant and attempted to burglarize two others.

On Stage at Barn Fest 2014

 August 20, 2014

Barn Fest was the place to be on Aug. 17- Friends of Madison Youth hosted the music festival Barn Fest 2014, bringing food, games, skateboard demonstrations, and local musicians like Breakfast on Neptune players (from left) Tyler Lehem (guitar), Dave Zelinski...

Water Hazard

 August 20, 2014

Last week's heavy rain caused flash flooding in many areas, including this normally dry portion of the Madison Country Club. 

State Rep Candidates Qualify for Public Campaign Funds

 August 20, 2014

Both candidates for state representative in the 101st District have qualified to receive $27,850 as part of Connecticut's Citizen Election program grant.

PZC Votes Down Clinton Propane Facility 7-1

 August 20, 2014

CLINTON - After three public hearings that saw many residents speak out against a propane storage facility at the former Bostitch property, the Clinton Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC) voted down the proposed facility 7-1 on Aug.

Madison's Graying Population

 August 20, 2014

By the year 2020, one out of every four Madison residents is expected to be a senior citizen, according to population and census statistics.

Madison Rotary Carnival Returns

 August 20, 2014

Organizers of the second annual Madison Rotary Carnival are hoping this year's event will have twice the turnout and be double the fun as last year's initial festivities.

Madison PD Welcomes Two New Sergeants

 August 20, 2014

Two rising stars in the Madison Police Department, officers Joseph Race and Benjamin Hoffman, have been promoted to the rank of sergeant.

Madison Ices Down for Amanda’s Angels

 August 20, 2014

Town of Madison workers, led by First Selectman Fillmore McPherson, took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 16 at the beach at the Surf Club.

In 2014, Days at the Beach Reach New Records

 August 20, 2014

Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison has enjoyed record-breaking attendance so far this year, having its biggest month ever in July when nearly 430,000 sun lovers visited the park, along with more than 55,000 campers.

East Wharf Work to Resume

 August 20, 2014

Shortly after Labor Day, work will be getting underway on rebuilding East Wharf, which was badly battered by Tropical Storm Irene.

Clinton Propane Denial a 'Relief' for Madison

 August 20, 2014

First Selectman Fillmore McPherson was pleased to hear that Clinton's Planning & Zoning Commission, by a 7-1 vote, rejected on Aug. 11 a plan for a large propane storage and distribution facility near the Madison town line.

Academy Community Honors Wolfe

 August 20, 2014

People associated with the Academy Elementary School will gather to honor the school's former principal at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30 at the school site.

'Vendors Welcome,' But Business Still Slow in Madison

 August 20, 2014

Hearing that one of two food vendors in the middle of town has cut back to once a week vending didn't come as good news to First Selectman Fillmore McPherson.

Bilcheck is Republicans' Probate Candidate

 August 20, 2014

William Bilcheck defeated Gail Kotowski by a 2-1 margin Aug. 12 in the Republican primary for Madison/Guilford probate judge.

Ed Meyer: The Common Core Will Help

 August 20, 2014

Do you remember when our nation panicked after Russia put the first man in space? We responded with the world's greatest and most effective space program. Now, there is the new challenge of falling academic achievement in our public schools, as demonstrated by...

Beverly Schirmeier: Paintings that Pop Out—and Up

 August 20, 2014

For Madison Art Society President Beverly Schirmeier, art has always been a part of life. From age 5, when she would melt her crayons together in her Easy Bake Oven to create the colors she wanted, she knew her calling was to be an artist.

Robertson Madison Boutique Raises Funds for New Reach

 August 20, 2014

Robertson Madison, a clothing store for women on Wall Street, recently held a Regina Kravitz Trunk Sale with a portion of the proceeds benefiting New Reach, formerly known as New Haven Home Recovery, a non-profit that provides 17 different programs for...

People in the News

 August 20, 2014

Dean's List for Spring 2014

Hello Babies!

 August 20, 2014

Want to pick up your day and put a smile on your face? Just look at these precious calico angels! Kitten season is here, and Forgotten Felines has kittens of various ages, sizes, and colors who all need homes quickly. Molly and Mindy are very playful, loving,...

Beaver Brown plays Thursday night

 August 19, 2014

Two Madison Cops Promoted

 August 18, 2014

Two rising stars in the Madison police department, officers Joseph Race and Benjamin Hoffman, have been promoted to the rank of sergeant. 

Ice Bucket Challenge for Amanda's Angels

 August 15, 2014

Saturday afternoon, Madison town workers will take the Ice Bucket Challenge, answering the call from town of Guilford workers.

Madison Beachcomber Night on August 21

 August 14, 2014

The Madison Chamber's 5th annual Beachcomber Night takes place on Thursday, August 21, from 5:30-8:30pm in Downtown Madison. The evening features Live Music • Wine & Beer Tastings • Tasty Treats • Special Sales and a Drawing for Great...

Quake Rattles Deep River—A Little

 August 14, 2014

Did you feel it? Light sleepers in the Valley area may have wondered what that quick, low rumble was early this morning.

Big Names, Little Venue

 August 13, 2014

For a small, space, the Madison Beach Hotel has been drawing some serious talent to its free Grassy Strip concert series. On Aug. 7, indie band 10,000 Maniacs, which still performs in football stadiums and arenas on tour, was the latest in a string of well-known...

Madison Pitches in for Charity

 August 13, 2014

It was Team Firefighters versus Team Realtors/Chamber on Aug. 9. The victors? Women & Family Life Center in Guilford, Vista Vocational and Life Skills Center in Madison, the Madison Food Pantry, and Amanda's Angels. Pitching for Charity kicked off its annual...

Vendor Cuts Back to Once a Week

 August 13, 2014

One of the two food vendors who made the move from the Town Green to the Academy Street location has cut his operation back to one day a week, due to declining sales.

Public's Input on Charter Sought

 August 13, 2014

The public will get their first chance to comment on proposed Madison charter changes at a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The meeting will be held at the Town Campus building.

Updated: Private Management of Surf Club Building Eyed

 August 13, 2014

The town may be moving toward have an outside company manage the Surf Club building.

Madison Historical Society Readies for Antiques Fair

 August 13, 2014

The Madison Historical Society (MHS) is prepping for its 43rd annual Antiques Fair on Saturday, Aug. 23 on the Madison Green, one of the biggest events of its kind on the shoreline.

Barn Fest Slated for Aug. 17

 August 13, 2014

The Barn, aka Friends of Madison Youth, is proud to announce its first music festival, Barn Fest 2014 on Sunday, Aug. 17 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Madison Arts Barn at 8 Campus Drive.

Doc Swanson: Honoring Comrades Any Way He Can

 August 13, 2014

Anyone who bought groceries during the month of May at Stop & Shop in Madison in the past several years has probably spotted the veteran sitting at a table outside the doors collecting donations for the American Legion's poppy drive.

Road Out: Flash Flooding Continues

 August 13, 2014

Flash flooding across the shoreline has made the morning commute more complicated for many.

Bilcheck Wins GOP Probate Judge Primary

 August 12, 2014

William Bilcheck defeated Gail Kotowski by a 2-1 margin Tuesday night in the Republican primary for Madison/Guilford probate judge.Unofficial results showed that Bilcheck pulled in 988 votes to Kotowski's 475.

Food Vendor Cuts Back to 1 Day

 August 11, 2014

One of the two food vendors who made the move from the town Green to the Academy Street location has cut his operation back to one day a week, due to declining sales.

10,000 Maniacs Plays in Madison

 August 8, 2014

10,000 Maniacs, a band first formed more than 30 years ago, wowed the crowd as part of the Madison Beach Hotel concert series on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Madison Beach & Rec’s Summer Concert Series Going Strong

 August 6, 2014

Concert-goers enjoyed the dance-party hits of the 1980s played by Orange Crush, the Springfield-based band that played the Madison Beach & Recreation Department's Summer Concert Series on the Town Green Aug. 3. Three more shows will be held on the next three...

Beacon Winners to be Honored Oct. 8

 August 6, 2014

Exceeding expectations: That's one way to describe the winners of the 2014 Beacon Awards. It's also the way to describe the event itself, which for its second year honors shoreline Samaritans nominated by their peers.

Pitching for Charity

 August 6, 2014

Pitching for Charity kicks off its annual fundraising kickball game on Saturday, Aug. 9 at the Surf Club in Madison. Watch realtors and Chamber members take on members of the Madison Fire Department in an action-packed, fun game of kickball all in the name of...

Madison Primary Details

 August 6, 2014

Tuesday, Aug. 12, is primary voting day in Madison. The polls will be open to registered Republicans only from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. District 1 voting will take place at the senior center, 29 Bradley Road. District 1 includes all voters who live at properties on the...

For Food Trucks, Business Isn't the Same

 August 6, 2014

Whether moving food vendors from near the Town Green to their current Academy Street location was the right thing to do is clearly a debatable issue.

Ann Ficorilli is Helping Mastectomy Patients Feel Beautiful

 August 6, 2014

Ann Ficorilli is bringing hope to women who have been through an incredibly trying time. As the boutique manager of After All Boutique in Madison, Ann helps women with cancer. After All Boutique sells medical supplies, prostheses, and bras for women who have...

This Guy is a Big Love Bugby

 August 6, 2014

Aside from his extra-special good looks, with pale buff-and-white coloring, Bugby is a supreme lap cat who loves to be brushed and petted. He has a purr like a motorboat and although he can be shy when he first meets you, once he knows you, he is your best...

Antiques Fair Slated for Madison Green on Aug. 23

 August 4, 2014

The Madison Historical Society is prepping for its 43rd annual Antiques Fair Saturday, August 23rd, on the Madison Green, one of the biggest events of its kind on the shoreline.

Madison Library Expansion Plan Wows Audience

 July 31, 2014

A small, but enthusiastic group of library supporters were wowed by The Board of Trustees public presentation of the library’s new expansion plan in the library’s Community Room on Thursday night.

Celebrating a Purple Harvest at Bauer Park

 July 30, 2014

Lucinda Pinchot tends the crops at the first Purple Garden Day held July 26 at the Bauer Farming Project at Bauer Park. The garden has been planted with purple lettuces, cabbages, zinnias, peas, and more sourced by Pinchot. The free event included a tasting...

Eye on Art at the Scranton Memorial Library Festival of the Arts

 July 30, 2014

Lorene Sholl of the Madison Art Society holds a painting at the annual Scranton Memorial Library Festival of the Arts on July 26. The free outdoor art exhibition featured works by Terry Bogan, Marge Casey, John Copelin, Betsey Evarts, and more. The artists...

A Garden by the Sea

 July 30, 2014

To those who work and volunteer at the Mercy Center at Madison, which sees its mission as fostering a "just and compassionate world," one key component that was missing in previous years has been remedied.

View Library's Latest Expansion Plans

 July 30, 2014

The Board of Trustees of the Scranton Memorial Library is holding a public presentation of the library's new expansion plan in the library's Community Room on Thursday, July 31 at 7 p.m.

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One Book, One Region Book Discussion — 6:30 pm; Thu., Aug. 21

Meet Derron Wood — 5:30 pm; Fri., Aug. 22

Guided Tour of Connecticut College Arboretum's Caroline Black Garden — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

Schemitzun at the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Mashantucket Reservation — 10:00 am; Sat., Aug. 23

The Executive Session — 5:00 pm; Sat., Aug. 23

La Amistad 175th Anniversary Commemoration, Aug. 25, N.London — 6:00 pm; Mon., Aug. 25

Summer of Science Movie Series — 5:00 pm; Wed., Aug. 27

Film and Discussion — 6:30 pm; Thu., Aug. 28


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