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The Gates Open at Salt Marsh Park

 September 17, 2014

Joan and Herb Gram talk with Jack Carbonell on the bank of the Hammonasset River. The trio was among the many taking in the new views during the grand opening of Salt Meadow Park on Sept. 13. Madison Beach & Recreation held the kickoff event, which included...

Madison Remembers 9-11 Victims

 September 17, 2014

Madison held a remembrance service on the Madison Green on Sept. 11 to honor the members of the community lost on Sept. 11, 2001. Here, First Selectman Fillmore McPherson addresses the crowd. 

Kim Preveza and Daughters are on a Mission (or Three)

 September 17, 2014

An encounter with Kim Preveza’s daughter Sierra, 7—who could be considered the local poster child for kids’ cancer awareness thanks to her experience and efforts beyond her years—reveals no...

Town Eyes Management Shift

 September 17, 2014

The town of Madison is thinking about getting out of the wedding and banquet business.Huh?

The Huzzle Guzzle Halt

 September 17, 2014

Horse Pond Road between Kelsey Springs Drive and Duck Hole Road is now closed and will be into early October, due to the replacement bridge work being done over Huzzle Guzzle Brook.

The High School Bubble

 September 17, 2014

The town of Madison has seen an uptick in high school freshmen enrollment numbers this year.

Rising Up for Safety—and Lower Premiums

 September 17, 2014

The state wants to help shoreline owners to rise up-up above the flood lines that is.

Prescription Discount Nets Big Townwide Savings

 September 17, 2014

Officials said residents have saved more than $100,000 by using the The Town of Madison Prescription Discount Card.

Food Vendors Cashing In

 September 17, 2014

Business has been booming for the food truck vendors since the Board of Selectmen moved them to a more visible South Street location a few weeks ago.

Looking for a Kitten?

 September 17, 2014

Everyone loves a kitten, and Forgotten Felines has every size, age, color, gender, and personality. Now is the perfect time to adopt a baby or two and offer them a permanent home. One of the kittens, Forrest, is a male tiger, one of six adorable kittens in this...

1.87 Million Hit the Beach

 September 17, 2014

The final numbers are in and they show that record numbers of sun worshippers flocked to Hammonasset Beach State Park this summer.

Food Trucks Happy With New Location

 September 15, 2014

The owner of one of the two food trucks operating on the north side of South Street said "business has been great'' since the trucks were moved to the current location a few weeks ago.

Most Support Food Trucks in Town

 September 11, 2014

A majority of people have no problem with food trucks operating, according to survey results compiled from the town of Madison’s website. Almost 1,750 people took the town up on its offer to answer a six-question survey about food truck operations in town at...

On the Trail in Madison

 September 10, 2014

Artist Sally Brown discusses her painting with walkers taking part in the Shoreline Greenway Trail (SGT) First Saturday Walk on Sept. 6 at Hammonasset Beach State Park. SGT organizers spiced up this month's walk by partnering with members of the Madison Art...

Public Gives Madison Charter Board an Earful

 September 10, 2014

A large and engaged crowd gave the Charter Revision Committee an earful at a public hearing at the Madison Town Campus on Sept. 3.

Madison Holds Annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

 September 10, 2014

The town's traditional ceremony to commemorate the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001 will be held on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Memorial Town Hall by the Green.

High Placement for Madison Schools

 September 10, 2014

The town's Daniel Hand High School has garnered another top honor, being ranked in the top 10 high schools in the state for overall performance by Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN).

Culinary Arts Night Brings Food, Music, and Fun to Madison

 September 10, 2014

The 12th annual Culinary Arts Night, Madison Exchange Club's shoreline food festival, will be held this year from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17 in the courtyard adjoining the First Niagara Bank on the Boston Post Road in downtown Madison.

An Opening Celebration This Weekend

 September 10, 2014

Rain or shine, the town's newest park-Salt Meadow-will open this coming Saturday, Sept. 13.

Judge of Probate Race has 3rd Candidate

 September 10, 2014

The two major parties have a third local lawyer contesting them in the race to replace the retiring Joel Helander this November as the Madison/Guilford probate judge.

International Coastal Cleanup at Hammonasset Sept. 20

 September 10, 2014

Join the Friends of Hammonasset (FOH) on Saturday, Sept. 20 as its members take part in the 2014 International Coastal Cleanup. Peter Goldberg and Sallie Sperling, FOH Trails Committee leaders, are organizing this year's cleanup at Hammonasset Beach State Park...

Anne Penniman: Park Here!

 September 10, 2014

On a recent morning Anne Lacouture Penniman cautioned a photographer not to pose her near a clump of burning bush. It was not a biblical injunction, but rather a request not to be photographed with an invasive species driving out native plants and shrubbery.

Town Considers Government Changes

 September 9, 2014

A large and engaged crowd gave the Charter Revision Committee an earful at a recent public hearing. 

Food Trucks Allowed to Stay on School Street

 September 8, 2014

Food vendors will be allowed to continue operating on the north side of School Street for the next two weeks.

Madison Couple Killed in Car Crash

 September 6, 2014

BOOTHBAY, ME — Two Madison residents died in a car crash in Maine Friday morning, police said.

Tree Knocks out Power Downtown

 September 5, 2014

A fallen tree on the Boston Post Road knocked out power for more than 1,000 customers at lunch time Friday, including many downtown businesses.The outage happened at about 11:30 a.m., according to a Connecticut Light & Power spokesman.

Fun Times at the Madison Rotary Carnival

 September 3, 2014

John Genther and Alec Dube took a twirl through the Madison Rotary Club second annual Labor Day Weekend Carnival last weekend. The event included rides, games, food booths, and more at Academy Field. 

A Wine Tasting for Amanda Bernier Friday, Sept. 5

 September 3, 2014

Once again Madison and the extended community are coming together to show support for the Bernier family. Many are aware of the health status of Amanda and Chris Bernier and the financial pressure its bears. Shortly after finding out that she was pregnant with...

Purrfectly Precious Angels

 September 3, 2014

Theus and Mimosa, although not siblings, are very bonded and playful together. Theus is a gray male kitten, and Mimosa is a black female baby. They are cuddly, love to play, and love people. When tired, they'll curl up in your lap for a nap. These sweet and purring...

Salt Meadow Park Committee Named

 September 3, 2014

Seven residents have been appointed to the initial Salt Meadow Park Governance Committee, just in time for the grand opening of the Salt Meadow Park (the former Griswold Airport) on Saturday, Sept. 13.

Oktoberfest on the Sound Comes to the Surf Club Sept. 27

 September 3, 2014

Oktoberfest on the Sound, a charity event sponsored by the Madison Lions Club, will be held from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27 at the Surf Club.

Music Boosters Supports Strong Center

 September 3, 2014

The Daniel Hand High School Music Boosters recently raised $2,000 from the fundraiser "Night of Songs" held at the high school. To donate to Finish Strong, send your donation to: Strong Center, 94 Bradley Rd., Madison, CT 06443.

More Opinions Sought on Food Trucks

 September 3, 2014

Town officials are asking for help in deciding the future of food truck vending operations in Madison. The town is asking residents to fill out a six-question survey about the food trucks at the town's website, www.madisonct.org.

Madison Wants to Re-Establish Hammonassett River Oyster Beds

 September 3, 2014

The town has applied for a $310,000 state grant to close the septic lagoon at the bulky waste site and to re-establish oyster beds in the nearby Hammonasset River.

Madison Man Runs for U.S. Congress

 September 3, 2014

A Madison man who is a college professor is running as the Green Party candidate for the 2nd District seat in the U.S. Congress.

Madison Looks to Help Energize Connecticut

 September 3, 2014

The Town of Madison is a Clean Energy Community and has been promoting Home Energy Solutions (HES), an Energize Connecticut program from Connecticut Light & Power.

Golf Shut Down at Madison Country Club

 September 3, 2014

The golf season is ending early this year at the Madison Country Club, but those who run the club are reassuring members that the short-term pain will mean long-term gain.

Former Madison Residents Honored in 9/11 Ceremony

 September 3, 2014

The town will be holding a remembrance ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. to commemorate the lives lost on 9/11/2001. The ceremony, as has become tradition, will be held in front of Memorial Town Hall by the Green.

Emily Rosenthal Finds Community Through Newcomers Club

 September 3, 2014

When newly installed Madison Newcomers Club President Emily Rosenthal moved to town with her husband and son in 2012, she knew no one except her husband and son. Coming from academic settings in which she was continually surrounded by people, Emily knew that to...

Businesses in Brief

 September 3, 2014

Business and Organization Updates

Horse Pond Shut due to Bridge

 September 3, 2014

Horse Pond Road will be closed between Kelsey Springs Drive and Duck Hole Road starting this Thursday and lasting into October, due to the replacement bridge work being done over Huzzle Guzzle Brook.

Golf over for Year at Madison CC

 September 2, 2014

The golf season is ending early this year at the Madison Country Club but those who run the club are reassuring members that the short time pain will be a long time gain. 

Fewer Lifeguards at Hammonasset this Weekend

 August 29, 2014

HARTFORD - As summer comes to an end, swimmers in Connecticut’s state parks will have fewer lifeguards watching over them this holiday weekend, state officials have confirmed.

Food Truck Survey Launched

 August 28, 2014

Town officials are asking help in deciding the future of food truck vending operations in Madison.

3 Trucks now Vending

 August 28, 2014

Three days after the Board of Selectmen approved new measures to help food truck vendors do better business there were three vendors operating on Thursday afternoon.

Beachcomber Brings a Night of Fun, To Go

 August 27, 2014

Katrina Portley served up food from local restaurant Jia Mei to Jeff and Allison McKinnon at the Madison Chamber of Commerce fifth annual Beachcomber Night on Aug. 21. This year's event was the largest yet, spreading up and down the north and south sides of...

Food Vendors on the Move Again

 August 27, 2014

For the third time in several weeks, Madison food vendors have been moved to a new location.

The Medium is the Message Sept. 28

 August 27, 2014

Renowned psychic Medium Matt Fraser will bring his message to Clinton on Sunday, Sept. 28 for a program at Andrews Memorial Town Hall, 54 East Main Street, from 4 to 6 p.m. The Clinton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the "Medium with a Message" event.

Fairies to Overtake Dudley Farm Farmers’ Market Sept. 13

 August 27, 2014

On Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., there will be a Fairy Festival during the Dudley Farm Farmers' Market at 2351 Durham Road in North Guilford. Children accompanied by adults are invited to follow the Fairy Trail, build a fairy house, decorate a...

Short Interruptions for Madison Power Upgrades

 August 27, 2014

In an effort to reinforce the power grid to face future major storms, utility work will soon take place in Madison.

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