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Searching for 'Droids

 April 16, 2014

Members of the 501st Legion, an international group dedicated to creating reproductions of Star Wars costumes, having fun, and helping charities create buzz, visited R.J. Julia on April 11 to encourage donations of books and money to the literacy...

Lions' Wine Tasting a Return Treat

 April 16, 2014

"H" Hitesh Patel takes his time inhaling the complexities of the red wine at the Madison Lions Club third annual Wine Tasting Event on April 6. The event, held again at the Madison Wine Exchange, gives a growing number of people a chance to sample more than 35...

These Tools Run on Solar Power

 April 16, 2014

The town's Facilities Department has purchased a new equipment trailer. Its purpose is obvious-to store and move the department's equipment around town to the playing fields, beaches, parks, and other town-owned properties that require regular maintenance...

Public Hearing on 2014-2015 Budget Tuesday

 April 16, 2014

The Board of Finance will recommend a combined town and school budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year totaling $75.75 million to a public hearing Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Polson Middle School.The recommendation...

Madison Foundation Creates Eileen Johnson Memorial Fountain Fund

 April 16, 2014

The Madison Foundation has announced its support of the Eileen Johnson Memorial Fountain at Tuxis Pond. This project, spearheaded by the Madison Chamber of Commerce, celebrates the life of Eileen Johnson and her innumerable contributions to the town of...

Lock Your Cars – There are Thieves Out There

 April 16, 2014

The Madison Police Department is being polite and informative, but really, how many times do we have to be told? There are thieves out there. Lock your car.In a press release this week the department said, "Madison residents...

Flavors of Connecticut

 April 16, 2014

From left, Madison Beach Hotel Executive Chef Brendan Dion, Director of Catering and Special Events Libby Rutty, and Pastry Chef Erin Kelly all participated in the recent Flavors of Connecticut culinary event for the Connecticut division of American Liver...

DHHS Takes Top Award in DMV Video Contest

 April 16, 2014

It just keeps getting better. Four years ago, student teams in Luke Arsenault's career and technology course at Daniel Hand High School entered the state Department of Motor Vehicles' teen safe driving video contest. One of their entries ranked in the top 10. So...

Kennedy Launches Senate Bid in Branford

 April 16, 2014

Branford made headlines last week as launching pad of resident Edward "Ted" Kennedy, Jr.'s first official foray into the world of politics.Twenty years a Branford resident, Kennedy, 52, announced his intent to be on the...

Rachael Cash is the Force Behind Touch-a-Truck

 April 16, 2014

Rachael Cash and her family are among the many who were lured from another part of the state by Madison's beauty, tight-knit community, and proximity to the ocean.Three years ago, Rachael and her husband, James, lived in West...

Pretty Pinky Pleads for a Perfect Person

 April 16, 2014

Pretty Pinky is pristine white with amazing green eyes that look right at you and beg you to take her home. This gorgeous girl is playful and cuddly and gets along well with other cats. She is a true sweetheart who is just waiting for her perfect person to come...

Daniel Hand High School Second Trimester Honor Roll

 April 16, 2014

 

Raise the Roof Youth Event on Green

 April 16, 2014

This year Raise the Roof's annual Build on the Green is organized for high school-aged students. Students must be age 14 or older to participate. Participants will be building sheds, flower boxes, and birdhouses for Habitat for Humanity homes. All are invited to...

Star Wars Characters To Visit R.J. Julia Saturday

 April 11, 2014

For the benefit of Read to Grow, R.J. Julia Booksellers will bring visitors a legion of Star Wars characters Saturday afternoon.The 501st Legion, in particular, which is a "fan-based organization dedicated to the construction...

Early Morning Arson Arrest in Madison

 April 10, 2014

At approximately 2:30 a.m. this morning, the Madison Police Department arrested Adil Koummal, 28, of 28 King Street, Bridgeport, for a violation of Connecticut General Statutes §§53a-111: Arson in the First Degree; 53a-116: Criminal Mischief in the Second...

A Fashionable Affair in Madison

 April 9, 2014

The Madison Chamber of Commerce teamed up with its fashion members to present the fourth Madison Fashion Affair on April 3 at Mercy Center at Madison. This year's emcee was WTNH-TV's Ann Nyberg.

It’s Spring at Bauer Park

 April 9, 2014

Yes, spring has arrived, and this means that Bauer Park, the town's agricultural and environmental center on Copse Road, is offering classes, hikes, bluebird box plans, hands-on activities, and a snake hunt. What's not great about that?

Have an Opinion About Those Food Trucks?

 April 9, 2014

Resident Barbara Knapp attended the April 7 morning meeting of the Board of Selectmen because she wanted to give them her opinion about the food trucks that now park in front of the Academy School."That is the town's historic...

Foundation Receives Challenge Grant from Guilford Savings Bank

 April 9, 2014

The Madison Foundation has announced that it has received a $10,000 challenge grant from the Guilford Savings Bank (GSB) to encourage community philanthropy. The bank recently reported that, to celebrate its newly renovated Madison branch, it will match all...

Chamber’s First Bed Race Coming Sunday, May 18

 April 9, 2014

On Sunday, May 18, the Madison Chamber of Commerce will holding its first Bed Race. Twenty wheeled beds are expected to race down the road, pushed by teams of able-bodied participants representing businesses, civic organizations, families, and neighbors. Prior...

Anti-Blight Ordinance Gets Public Hearing April 30

 April 9, 2014

The need for an anti-blight ordinance has been a question under discussion by residents and town officials off and on for several years. Requests from residents for an ordinance intensified approximately a year ago. An Anti-Blight Ordinance Subcommittee was...

After the Fire, Wine Shop Searching for its Sign

 April 9, 2014

Whitney and John Algieri were awakened by a telephone call at about 3:30 a.m. June 20. They were told the burglar alarm at their store, the Madison Wine Shop, was sounding. False alarms had happened before. They were not concerned. They went back to sleep. At...

A Gift from One Who Understands

 April 9, 2014

In April 1994, the Madison Lions received an unexpected bequest. The estate of Pauline Baldwin had left approximately $61,000, the residual of her estate, to the organization. She specified that the funds be used to feed the poor in Madison.

Marietta Lee: A Legacy of Involvement

 April 9, 2014

Around Madison, there's not much untouched by Marietta Lee's influence. In recognition of that, The Country School recently awarded her its 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award.Marietta serves as a vice president and corporate...

Polson Middle School Second Trimester Honor Roll

 April 9, 2014

 

Blarney Will Charm You

 April 9, 2014

Blarney is a gorgeous brownish-gray tiger with riveting eyes and "kitty eyeliner." He is sweet, cuddly, very playful, and always ready to love and be loved. He adores chasing laser pointers and, after exhausting himself, finding a lap to curl up and sleep in.

Lions Tasting Wine For a Cause

 April 9, 2014

The Madison Lions Club held its third annual Wine Tasting Event on Sunday, April 6 at Madison Wine Exchange to benefit Madison Community Services and Low Vision Programs. About 35 wines were available to sample.

Kennedy Announces State Senate Run

 April 9, 2014

Twenty years a Branford resident, Edward "Ted" Kennedy Jr. has announced his first foray to win a political office will be a run for the State Senate this November.

Theft Warning from Madison PD

 April 9, 2014

Madison residents are reminded to keep their vehicles locked at all times.  There has been a significant increase of thefts from motor vehicles in the Madison and Guilford areas. 

Ted Kennedy Jr. to Run for Connecticut Senate

 April 7, 2014

Ted Kennedy Jr. is planning to run for the state Senate in Connecticut in his first bid for public office, two people briefed on the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.The son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts will announce Tuesday...

See the Big Game on a Big Screen Tonight

 April 7, 2014

Come on down to the Madison Art Cinemas tonight to watch THE BIG GAME on THE BIG SCREEN!Help cheer on the UConn men's basketball team as it pursues a 4th NCAA National Championship and take on Kentucky at 9:10 p.m.

Chamber Sponsors Healthcare Breakfast Meeting with WTHH's Jocelyn Mamenta as Moderator

 April 4, 2014

WTNH's Jocelyn Mamenta will be the moderator at next week's Healthcare Breakfast Meeting in Madison.RSVP today to Cindy Mauzaka by clicking here.No matter if you are a solo...

Whistling Past the Graveyard

 April 2, 2014

Historian (and Judge of Probate) Joel Helander and French and Indian War historian Lyle Cubberly led a guided hike to the Smallpox Cemetery and circa 1765 Guilford Pest House on March 29. Participants in the Madison Historical Society walk learned of the...

Mad Scientists Go to Extremes to Win First Place

 April 2, 2014

It all looked perfectly normal-seven young students sitting around a table eating pizza, talking, and laughing-until a closer look revealed blue ribbons and gold medals hanging around their necks, and that big first-place trophy in the middle of the table. Truth...

Finance Brings 2.3% Budget Increase Proposal to Hearing

 April 2, 2014

The Board of Finance will bring a combined town and school budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year totaling $75.75 million to a public hearing Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at Polson Middle School.The recommendation...

Join Madison’s First ‘Community Conversation’

 April 2, 2014

It started as a conversation among the members of the Madison Early Childhood Coalition, and now, a year later, on Thursday, April 10 it will become a "Community Conversation." The topic will be "The Effects of Stress on our Families, Children, and Teens."

Ron Soja is the (Piano) Man Behind Hand's Show Choir

 April 2, 2014

When Ron Soja came to Daniel Hand High School (DHHS) to lead its show choir 14 years ago, its performances were nearly unrecognizable by today's standards."It started off with us basically doing a couple performances here at...

Sen. Ed Meyer Announces Retirement

 April 2, 2014

On March 24, State Senator Ed Meyer (D-District 12), a Guilford resident, announced he will retire from public service, issuing the following statement:"I will not be seeking re-election to the State Senate this November and...

Ted Kennedy, Jr. for District 12?

 April 2, 2014

As of press time, the clock was still ticking on whether Edward "Ted" Kennedy, Jr., will run for the District 12 Senate seat in November, representing Branford, North Branford, Guilford, Madison, Killingworth, and Durham (updates will be posted at Zip06.com).

Chambers Help Navigate Health Insurance Changes

 April 2, 2014

The Clinton, Madison, and Shoreline Chambers of Commerce invite the public to a panel discussion "Health Insurance for the Small Business Today" on Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Mercy Center, 167 Neck Road, Madison.

Hurry in for Patience

 April 2, 2014

Patience is a stunning gray-and-white cat with beautiful golden eyes. She is incredibly sweet and outgoing and loves to play and sit in laps. Patience has been through a lot of drama in her young life and would like nothing more than a forever home of her own.

Silver Alert for Madison Woman Headed to Branford

 March 31, 2014

The Madison Police Department is currently searching for Lynne Caprio, 79, of 152 Flintlock Road, Madison. Caprio is the subject of a Silver Alert. Caprio is a white female with white hair, 4 feet 9 inches tall, and weighing 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue...

Madison Educator Earns Leader of the Year Award

 March 28, 2014

Dan Grenier, career and technology education teacher at Daniel Hand High School, was recognized by the Board of Education on March 18 for receiving the 2014 Local Supervisor/Leader of the Year Award sponsored by teh International Technology and and Engineering...

Save-A-Life Tour Coming to Daniel Hand High School

 March 27, 2014

On Monday, the senior class at Daniel Hand High School will get to participate in the nationally acclaimed Save-A-Life Tour.  The Save-A-Life Tour was created in an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving and distracted driving. ...

Beauty and the Beast at DHHS

 March 26, 2014

Gaston (played by Kevin Clarke) lets the villagers know what's on his mind in a rehearsal last week for Beauty and the Beast. The Disney classic comes to the Daniel Hand High School Assembly Hall from April 2 to 6 (including matinees on April 5...

Charles Kochakian: He's Not the Story

 March 26, 2014

When Charles Kochakian was asked if he would agree to be interviewed to be Person of the Week, his reaction was exactly what those who know the award-winning journalist best would have predicted."Why do you want to do a story...

Strong House Adult Day Center Hosts Creative Event

 March 26, 2014

Strong House Adult Day Center recently hosted an art-filled evening with wine, laughs, and celebration. The idea behind their "Uncork Your Creativity" event was a way to welcome local residents to Strong House for a fun activity and also to educate them about...

Nursery School Students Create ‘The Pigeon’

 March 26, 2014

The four-year-old class at Circle Nursery School in North Madison recently celebrated author Mo Willems by re-creating their favorite character, The Pigeon.

March Youth of Month: Adam Bechtold

 March 26, 2014

The Exchange Club of Madison honors Adam Bechtold, the son of Clifford and Jane Bechtold, with the David Bell Scholarship Award for its March 2014 Youth of the Month Award. The Daniel Hand High School (DHHS) senior was nominated by the DHHS faculty and completed...

Madison Students and Board of Education Members March to State Capitol

 March 26, 2014

Students from Daniel Hand High School in Madison recently attended the Connecticut Association of Boards of Education's (CABE) annual Day on the Hill event in which they, along with principals, superintendents, school board members, parents, and other students...

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