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A Stomping Good Time

 September 17, 2014

The North Haven Fair drew more than 60,000 visitors in the four days between Sept. 4 and 7. One of the many hits were the elephant rides given out by Karen the 32-year-old African elephant-husband and wife elephant handler team of Ashley and Joshua Shot from...

Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law to Speak At Quinnipiac

 September 16, 2014

Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law at Georgia State University, will deliver the lecture, "Ethics Consultations and Conflict Engagement in Health Care," from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, in the Quinnipiac University School of Law...

Malloy and Foley Address Transportation Concerns at North Haven Forum

 September 15, 2014

While Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy defended his record on transportation Monday, saying more money has been spent to improve Connecticut's roads and mass transit than prior administrations, Republican Tom Foley claimed the state's traffic woes are still "shameful"...

North Haven Man Arrested In Fake Police Bike Incident

 September 15, 2014

According to Hamden Police Nicholas Ferrucci, 21, of North Haven was arrested for going through a red light at the intersection of Whitney and Washington avenues in a bike with flashing red and blue lights and a siren.Police said his motorcycle even read...

Man's Death In North Haven House Fire Being Investigated

 September 15, 2014

Fire officials in North Haven are trying to determine what caused an early morning fire that killed a man whose body was found in the basement. Firefighters were called to the house on the 1700 block of Hartford Turnpike early Sunday morning, just after...

Quinnipiac holds free "Mandela: From Law-Breaker to Law-Maker,” talk October 1

 September 12, 2014

Albie Sachs, a retired justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will present the talk, "Mandela: From Law-Breaker to Law-Maker," from noon-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Multipurpose Room of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at...

Senator Len Fasano Slams State Handling Of Baby Death Case

 September 11, 2014

Prior to allegedly fatally stabbing a baby in Bristol on August 18, Arthur Hapgood was released from prison early thanks to the state’s Risk Reduction Earned Credit program, in spite of failing three drug tests in prison and helping two inmates escape from custody...

Fun at the North Haven Fair

 September 10, 2014

Peyton Farina puts his pitch to the test at the 72nd annual North Haven Fair last week. Iffy weather didn't prove to be much of a deterrent for those headed to the North Haven Fairgrounds for rides, craft exhibits, carnival games, food vendors, a beer garden, a...

North Haven Gets Tough On Distracted Driving

 September 10, 2014

The North Haven Police Department along with the Connecticut Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office recently announced the kick-off of an anti-texting enforcement project, part of the "U Drive. U Text. U Pay." campaign.

Library Holds Summer Fun Kids Concert

 September 10, 2014

North Haven Library wowed the audience with its Summer Jam Concert series. On July 28, local musician Les Julian had the kids bopping to the beat and dancing in the aisles. For more information on fall library programs for kids and adults, visit

Businesses in Brief

 September 10, 2014

Business and Organization Updates

North Haven Fair Shows Off Some Cow Training Skills

 September 9, 2014

The North Haven Fair completed another successful year and attracted over 60,000 visitors. There was everything from live music to fun rides, great food and cool animal exhibits. Here are youngsters showing off their cow training skills and competing for awards.

Ronald McDonald Visits North Haven Fair

 September 8, 2014

Ronald McDonald was busy checking out the yummy food stands as well as all the fun and says he was having a grand time at the North Haven Fair on Saturday.

State Trooper Suffers Minor Injuries in Morning Accident

 September 5, 2014

A Connecticut State Police trooper suffered minor injuries when his cruiser was struck by motorist on Route 9 in Haddam. State police say Trooper Donald Dunning was in the left lane between Exits 9 and 10 working in a construction zone when his cruiser was rear-ended at...

North Haven 72nd Annual Fair Is Here

 September 5, 2014

The North Haven 72nd annual fair is open through Sunday, Sept. 7 with fantastic exhibits, good food, and a great entertainment line up. The fair opened its gates on Sept. 4 and is open Friday, Sept. 5 from 3 to 11 p.m., from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday,...

Housing Authority Executive Director Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes

 September 5, 2014

Federal prosecutors say a Connecticut man has admitted taking about $1.5 million in bribes while serving as the executive director of the West Haven Housing Authority. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says 55-year-old Michael Siwek of North Haven pleaded guilty Thursday in...

Off to a Good Start

 September 3, 2014

Buses were rolling through town last Wednesday morning as the school year began for North Haven students. Among them were Montowese School students Elijah Jackson and his twin sisters, Madison and Kylie. Their dad, Shane Jackson, waved goodbye to them and wished...

Sunset Sail on Schooner Quinnipiack

 September 3, 2014

The Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce recently held its annual Sunset Sail on the schooner Quinnipiack. Forty guests joined the QChamber for the sail and champagne toast. The ship set sail at 6 p.m., getting guests out onto Long Island Sound in time to...

Quinnipiac University Brings New Law School To Town

 September 3, 2014

Quinnipiac University has completed its new state-of-the-art School of Law on the North Haven campus and recently welcomed students to their first day of classes.

Win Prizes Just By Visiting Connecticut Libraries Throughout September

 September 3, 2014

September is Library Card Sign-up Month! To celebrate, Hagaman Memorial Library, 227 Main Street, and many libraries throughout Connecticut such as North Haven and other towns are participating in a program called "Passport to Connecticut Libraries,"...

Police Cracking Down on Texting

 September 2, 2014

Press Release from North Haven Police

Driver Sentenced to 14 Years in Triple Fatal DUI Wrong-Way Crash

 August 29, 2014

Frank J. Sundstrom, who was drunk and driving the wrong way on Interstate 95 on Dec. 11, 2012, when he caused a head-on collision that killed three women, offered a weepy apology to the victims’ survivors Friday as he was sentenced in New London Superior Court to...

State Police Prepare For Holiday Weekend, Checkpoints Planned

 August 29, 2014

Connecticut State Police Prepare for Labor Day Weekend & School Openings:

Man Arrested In Assault Of A Child In North Haven

 August 29, 2014

Press Release from North Haven Police Department:

North Haven Resident Injured In Tree-Trimming Incident

 August 28, 2014

Press Release From North Haven Police Department:

Tip a Firefighter

 August 27, 2014

The North Haven firefighters skipped the kitchen and went straight out to the dining floor of Outback Steakhouse on Aug. 21 and 22 for their Tip a Firefighter fundraiser for PATH Parent to Parent & Family Voices of CT. Ten percent of the total bill and any...

C. Cowles & Co. Relocation Brings Jobs, Tax Revenue to North Haven

 August 27, 2014

Governor Dannel P. Malloy was in North Haven on Aug. 19 to visit the former Marlin Firearms plant site that has been acquired by C. Cowles & Company, a manufacturing company with six operating divisions. First Selectman Michael Freda said the town has been...

Village School’s Amtryke Bike Day Was A Roaring Success

 August 27, 2014

An exciting update on ACES recent Village School’s Amtryke Bike Day. The event was an incredible success and as a result of the event and donor generosity, nine students’ bikes have been fully funded and two additional bikes received needed parts. The kids...

Burglary Suspect Apprehended After Attempted Break In

 August 26, 2014

Press Release from North Haven Police Department:

Forcible Burglary Caught on Camera

 August 25, 2014

According to the North Haven Police Department's Facebook page a forcible burglary occurred at 299 Washington Ave on On 8/21/2014.

Bargain Bound at the North Haven Market

 August 20, 2014

Marie and David Marchesseault look over the steins offered by Wayne St. Germaine at the North Haven Flea & Farmers Market last Saturday. The market runs each Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Haven Fairgrounds.

North Haven Goes Back to School Aug. 27

 August 20, 2014

Summer's officially over: North Haven students go back to the classroom on Wednesday Aug. 27. Visit www.north-haven.k12.ct.us for full details.

New Teachers in North Haven Schools

 August 20, 2014

There are a total of nine new teachers joining the North Haven Public Schools this year. They are:Lisa Porcelli: Math at North Haven High School

Long-Awaited Changes for Town Roads and Bridges

 August 20, 2014

Working from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the past few weeks, paving contractor Tilcon Connecticut completed 17 North Haven roads (a total of 4.25 miles on Aug. 15, wrapping up this year's milling and paving project.

Making Magic at the North Haven Library

 August 13, 2014

Turner Bowles decorates a magic wand (with a little oversight and guidance from his sister, Emma, and father, Rick) at Hodgepodge Craft Day at the North Haven Memorial Library last week (that's Michael Russo in the background putting the finishing touches on a...

Public Rejects Clintonville Road Affordable Housing Project

 August 13, 2014

At a recent North Haven Planning & Zoning Commission meeting there was robust public opposition to a Clintonville Road proposal to build eight affordable housing units, five two-bedroom and three three-bedrooms.

ACES Village School Bike Day Brings In a crowd

 August 13, 2014

ACES Village School had a successful Amtryke Bike Day on July 24 for ACES Village School students and also students from ACES Whitney High School East, ACES Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, and schools in Derby, Milford, and Trumbull. In all, 39...

Suspect Arrested In 2010 Robbery

 August 12, 2014

Press Release from North Haven Police Department:DNA evidence assisted North Haven Detectives in securing an arrest warrant for a June 2010 Robbery. 

Connecticut Charity Appeals For Donations After Fire

 August 11, 2014

A Connecticut charity is appealing for donations of clothing, furniture and housewares after a fire at its main warehouse in West Haven damaged most of its inventory.

North Haven's in Full Bloom

 August 6, 2014

Dave Frazier, who worked on his family's Wallingford farm when he was growing up, started the garden surrounding his North Haven home about 30 years ago. He said he grew tired of sitting on his porch and looking at a lawn, so he started to plant. The house is...

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.

North Haven Primary Information

 August 6, 2014

North Haven republicans can vote in the Tuesday, Aug. 12 primary for candidates for state office. No Democrats have mounted primary challenges in this district.

Commotion Continues to Surround the Common Core

 August 6, 2014

Common Core standards, a federally promoted education initiative, are now entering its first year as the functional standard. While schools have been preparing for several years, the issue continues to create a commotion in Connecticut.

After The Storm Brings Out the Bras

 August 6, 2014

On Thursday, Aug. 21 After the Storm, Inc., will hold its annual Art Bra Show, and for the second year in a row it will take place at the Oakdale in Wallingford.

Traffic Stop Nabs Man Wanted on Two Warrants, Adds Explosives Charge

 August 5, 2014

An East Haven man was arrested following a traffic stop in North Haven shortly after 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5.

Connecticut's Working Families Party Endorsed Alden Mead For House Rep.

 August 5, 2014

Connecticut's Working Families Party has endorsed Alden Mead for Connecticut House of Representatives.  Mead is running for the 87th District seat currently held by David Yaccarino (R-North Haven)."I'm grateful and humbled by this endorsement," said...

Nominations Sought for ATHENA Leadership Awards

 August 4, 2014

ATHENA Leadership Award® Nomination Instructions:The ATHENA Leadership Award® actively supports and celebrates the ATHENA mission of supporting, developing and honoring women leaders, inspiring women to achieve their full...

North Haven's Next Financial Challenge: Roadwork

 July 30, 2014

The Town of North Haven will ask taxpayers to put up another $8 to $9 million to complete the third year of a three-year plan to pave and mill roads.

Monday Art Classes at the Senior Center

 July 30, 2014

Monday is art day at the North Haven Senior Center. Painters with all levels of experience practice their craft in a friendly, bustling, and energetic studio at the center.

Garden Club Continues Town Beautification

 July 30, 2014

North Haven Garden Club was active in town beautification and conservation awareness in recent weeks. A variegated willow was planted at Todd's Pond by Annette Bailey for Arbor Day.

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